Here comes the Drone-vertising. Russia’s Wokker using Drone-vertising for its rice & noodle dishes. Wokker banners were attached to Drones & launched around office centers. This helped in drawing the attenetion of the employees & an increased sales by 40%.
Yahoo Aviate has released an infographic showing the Android usage patterns. The report is based on the anonymous data collected using the Yahoo Aviate users.
Some of the findings of the study are
1) Average Apps installed on device – 95
2) Daily Interaction with apps – 100
3) Average Apps used throughout the day – 35
4) Weather apps usage peaks in Morn & evening as people plan for their days
5) Phone & SMS are used heavily during work hours
6) Calendar usage peaks in the morning.
The official website of Dasara 2014 has been launched by the govt & is available at mysoredasara.gov.in. The website has been launched by Dot Angle in association with National Information Centre and District Administration. The website is available in English & Kannada. The social media of Dasara 2014 is officially available on facebook & twitter.
Some new features have been added to the website such as whatsapp updates, public eye & others. Live webcast of the events will be available on the website. An account on Youtube, Instagram & flickr would help connect with the audience more easily. Food & Accommodation section provides info on the hotels, resorts & dining/lodging places in and around Mysore.
Apple iOS, Android & Windows mobile OS have become the top mobile OS brands in smartphones. As per the IDC report, 58.7% of the 255 million Android devices shipped in Q2 2014 cost less than $200 off contract. 21.52% of the android phones fall in the mid range & only 19% of the android phones in High end range. 61.4% of the Windows phones fall in low end segment & 13% in high end segment.
You will find more statistics at Statista
Google will bring its startup mentorship programme Launchpad to India in November. This is a testimony of the start up ecosystem in India & the thriving business opportunities for start ups. Company has identified 10 start ups as part of the launchpad & will be held in Bangalore between Nov 3 to 7. This will help start ups build at scale & Google is planning to do it on a monthly basis in a year or two from now.
CoSight, iReff Technologies, Smart Pocket & others are some of the part of the start-ups. Launchpad started in Israel and several such programs have been held around the world. Several big IT companies are providing start up programs in India & this has helped start ups to get the necessary technical & entrepreneurial support to scale up their operations.
Zee Kannada’s new program being aired on weekends called as “Weekend with Ramesh” has become one of the most interesting TV programs in a short period of time. Hosted by popular Kannada Actor Ramesh, the show has all the ingredients of striking a right chord with the audience. Puneeth Rajkaumar, Ravichandran, Ranganath & Arjun Sarja are the 4 persons interviewed on the show so far.
The show also has a contest where you can Upload your family’s happiest moment on Zee Kannada’s FB/Twitter page along with Your question to Ramesh. Tweet with “Weekend With Ramesh #Openhappiness, #WWR “. The person with the best picture & question will be chosen, invited to the sets and the question will be answered by Ramesh.