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AdFest 2010 – 10 Indian agencies bag nominations

Finally the nominations of AdFest have been announced and the winners of ADFEST 2010 will be unveiled this week on www.adfest.com.Ten Indian creative agencies have been shortlisted at AdFest 2010, namely JWT, Ogilvy India, TapRoot India, Leo Burnett, Creativeland Asia, McCann Worldgroup, Rediffusion Y&R, BBDO India, Publicis Communications and Contract Advertising.

Info Edge (Naukri.com) Records Net Profit of $3.6 Million, Reshuffles Management

With steady growth of 30%, Info Edge (Nauki.com), has announced Net profit of $3.6 Million from Q2 operations ended on 30 June 2010, compared to $2.9 Million in corresponding quarter of the last fiscal year. Subsequently Total income has been raised by 17% to $16.5 Million compared to last corresponding quarter in 2009 which stood approximate $ 13.3 Million.

Nokia’s CEO Post to Get New Face [Report]

If WSJ's Report to be believed, Nokia is hunting a new face for CEO post. Although the rumors has been confirmed yet but sources said that Mobile giant is not happy with functionality of its current CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo - particularly when it comes to SmartPhones. Nokia is left behind in the race with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android and is significantly slow for adapting new initiates for SmartPhones.

Missed .COM Domain For Your Company? Here comes .CO Domain Name

Adaptation of internet was late in India and most of the companies found it difficult to reserve their company’s online presence in-line with name as it is. Finding a short & meaningful “.com” domain has become next to impossible. To provide another variety, Registry of .co TLD announce that registration of domain names as www.domain.co is open for registration through various registrars like register.com, networksolutions.com, Goddady.com and many others.

Nokia Siemens Aquires Motorola’s Network Business

In a latest move by Nokia Siemens Networks, one of the major acquisition has been finally given shape when Motorola's Wireless Network Unit would be overtaken by for $1.2 BIllion in cash. With this current move Nokia Siemens Networks expects further strong ties with multiple Telecom providers and stand strong as third largest wireless network provider in U.S, the biggest foreign wireless vendor in Japan and strengthen its second position at global level.

Ad-World’s New Poster Girl – Saina Nehwal

After winning the Indonesian Open last month, the current world no.2 Saina Nehwal received Rs.25 lakh cash prize from Andhra Pradesh CM K Rosaiah which is so far the biggest amount she has ever received. However, this is going to change soon as ,Saina Nehwal, aged 20, is now poised to earn much more per brand association, as the three spectacular championship wins in quick succession has made her the ad world's new poster girl, displacing tennis star Sania Mirza from the top spot.

For Your Eyes Only

Close your eyes and imagine you haven't seen the world ever. All you can see and feel is darkness around you. How does that make you feel? Eyes are very important for the human body. It helps the human body to do its tasks with coordination. Without them, you won't be able to see the beauty of this wonderful world. Eyes are the windows of the soul. So, it is extremely important that we take good care of this precious organ of our body.

The Top 10 Richest People in The World – 2010

There are some people in this world who have been successfully able to mark their presence in their respective domain. Their continuous effort, determination and grit have made them not only a huge success in their own field but have also helped them garner accolades from all segments. Here is a list of such extraordinary human beings, the top 10 richest people in the world whose life can serve as an inspiration to many. Read on.

PODCAST MARKETING – A new paradigm for the internet era

Over the past century communication between organizations and their customers has changed drastically, which started from print, television, radio, phone and fax, and now the fastest medium yet, the Internet. The theory of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) has become a part of everyday life. Research has suggested that CMC is not neutral: it can cause many changes in the way people communicate with one another.

IITian Gives Indian Rupee a Symbol

It's Official !! Finally Indian Rupee has a symbol. After delaying its verdict by many weeks, a five-men jury at last chose IIT, Guwahati post-graduate D Udaya Kumar's design as the symbol of the Indian Currency from the shortlisted entries in an all India Contest late on Wednesday evening. And on Thursday afternoon, a Union Cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, too approved the design.

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