– ‘How do Blackburn Rovers stay afloat: A July 2010 post on Blackburn Rovers’ financial’s by Swiss Ramble. As you know, Indian co Venky’s are buying Blackburn for GBP 46 million

India
– No issues with this years Online CAT exam, apparently – Times of India. There were significant issues last year.
– Raj Vardhan Singh Bhullar appointed MD of Zain Sierra Leone. He was previously MD of Airtel Seychelles – Awoko
– Jasper Infotech, which owns group buying site SnapDeal, and coupons business MoneySaver, is talks to raise funds. They recently launched a $2 million fund to invest in startups – Financial Chronicle
– DFJ plans India-specific fund over the next 2-3 years – BusinessLine
– TRAI will release a regulation for curbing unsolicited spam calls by November 15th 2010 – BusinessLine
– ACK Media launches a separate magazine for Tinke character Suppandi – Hindustan Times
– BSNL’s 5.5-million GSM line tender is in trouble, over submitting source codes to the government – Economic Times
– Social Commerce Is The New Buzz Word; Is India Ready? – VCCircle
– BSNL, Datacraft to invest Rs 200 cr in 6 data centres – BusinessLine

International
– Microsoft Giving Up On Silverlight, Joining HTML5 Party – GigaOm
– Apple tries short-circuiting Droid with patent lawsuit – Ars Technica
– Intel gets into the news business –Ars Technica
– Facebook applies for ad-targeting patent – CNET
– AdMob CEO Omar Hamoui Leaves Google – GigaOm
– Facebook Acquires Drop.io, Nabs Sam Lessin – TechCrunch