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Mobile Browser Dolphin Debuts Localized Version For India

(By Brindaa Lakshmi & Vikas SN) Mobile browser maker Dolphin has launched a customized version of its mobile browser in India and is currently eyeing partnerships with Indian content providers, reports The Hindu Business Line. While there is currently no information on who the company intends to partner with, a recent TechCrunch report suggests that the browser may provide content like cricket scores and information on Bollywood movies among others in India. Remember that Dolphin browser also offers a web app store on its Android app, which claims to offer access to more than 200 web apps like Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, and Amazon, so its possible that the company will tie-up with Indian content providers to provide localized web apps for Indian users and also ink advertising deals for speed dial placements, similar to how Opera Mini had done with Hungama, Buongiorno, Cricbuzz and Vuclip among others. Dolphin currently offers an iPhone, Android and iPad app with features like voice search, gesture based browsing, one tap share and saving and ability to sync browser tabs and bookmarks among others. It also offers an enterprise mobile web browser called Dolphin Business and has partnerships with companies like Aruba, Mocana, Symantec and Appsense to provide secured browsing in its browser. It claims to have over 80 million installations on phones and tablets and its primary markets are USA, China and Japan, although the company notes that India is among its fastest growing markets. The company has also been entering into deals with search engines as a means of revenue. In September 2013,…

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