This week’s links:
- TIME Person of the Year 2010: Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook.
- The two-second advantage: An article on Vivek Ranadive of Tibco in Economic Times. “In the 21st century, a little bit of right information that you get a little bit beforehand is more valuable than all the information in the world six months after.”
- The M-commerce Challenge: from strategy+business. “As smartphones change shopping, retailers face a stark choice: Fall in behind their newly enabled consumers or fall behind altogether.” Also, see this article from the Wall Street Journal: Phone-Wielding Shoppers Strike Fear Into Retailers.
- India’s eGov Projects: from Dataquest. “Out of the 27 Mission Mode Projects, under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), 14 MMPs have already started delivery of services while the remaining 13 MMPs are expected to begin services from 2014.”
- We need a Paradigm Shift regarding Dr Manmohan Singh: by Atanu Dey. “The paradigm shift India needs is from integritism to hypocritism.”
Rajesh Jain is an entrepeneur based in Mumbai, Founder and Managing Director of Netcore Solutions Pvt Ltd (messaging and security solutions, and mobile data services), and have made a number of investments in various companies as part of his own fund (Emergic Venture Capital). He had earlier set up IndiaWorld, India’s first Internet portal which was launched in 1995, which was acquired by Sify in November 1999 for USD 115 million (then, Rs 499 crore).