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From December 2012 to June 2013, the number of active users of UC Browser on Android in India increased by 117 percent, UC Web noted.

In addition, UCWeb announced (as it turned nine years old) that Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has officially joined the Board of Directors of UCWeb, hinting at its ambitions to go beyond just being a browser and provide more e-commerce services as it seeks to monetize further. Yu Yongfu, chairman and CEO of UCWeb, says:

To further drive development, we’ve invited Jack Ma to join our board. We hope that Jack will bring the tremendous experience he has in building Alibaba to our company, and Alibaba’s strength as the dominant e-commerce platform in China will help accelerate UCWeb’s transformation into a one-stop shop of Internet services.

UCWeb notes that UC Browser contributed to 41 percent of the mobile traffic to the Alibaba-owned Taobao marketplace, according to the quarterly report Taobao Wireless Division released in Q2 2012.

UCWeb says it has ambitions to go global, and India seems to be only its first stop. Even in India, to push its market expansion, UCWeb has localized both the UC Browser and the operations, doubling its office space and targeting up to 100 employees in 2014, a majority of whom will be Indian nationals.

In a sign of how Samsung is the dominant player in India, UC Web says that most people who access the web via UC Browser for Android use Samsung devices — with 16 out of 20 in the top Android devices of active UC Browser users from Samsung.

Indians also love Facebook — UCWeb notes that Facebook is the most popular website by monthly page views, with over 60 percent of total page views on Android from Facebook. This is followed by Google Search, which gets 7 percent of the total page views.

Last month, UCWeb beefed up its offerings for developers, making publicly available an open platform that had been in a testing stage for almost two months.

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Source: thenextweb.com

Layoffs

2001-07-20 18:17:32 by jobsdrop

Company Name Status Action
AdMart
Online grocery and delivery service Closely held; backed by Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai In December 2000, announced plans to shut down, lay off 334 employees
Advertising.com
Online ad firm
Baltimore Closely held; backed by AOL and Reuters, among others In January 2001 announced plans to lay off 72 employees, or 25% of its staff
Agency.com
Internet consultant
New York Public In December 2000, laid off about 190 employees
AllAdvantage.com
Online marketer
Hayward, Calif. Closely held; pulled IPO in June 2000 Laid off 100 in September 2000; shut down its services in January 2001
AltaVista
Search engine
Palo Alto, Calif. Unit of CMGI Set plans in mid-September 2000 to lay off 200, or about...

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    Dec 31, 2007 by ganesh2cbe | Posted in United Kingdom

    What is the custom duty for the mobile memory card ? I am thinking of importing the mobile memory card from china and to sell it the indian market. What is the documents required to import this electronic goods ? Do i really have to get a import lisence to get memory card inside india?

    • In UK, the customs duty is dependant on the value of goods purchased. If the value of goods purchased is under £30 then the custom duty is free. Unofficially, if you purchase goods in small quantities at a time then you will be able to get away with not having an import license.