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Indian Prime Minister overtakes Indonesian President to become Twitter’s third most followed world leader

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just become the third most followed world leader on Twitter.

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  • July 4, 2014
  • at 4:53 pm
India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou has raised $10 million in funding from new and existing ...

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  • June 9, 2014
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India’s PolicyBazaar raises $20 million to boost insurance products comparison portal

India’s PolicyBazaar raises $20 million to boost insurance products comparison portal

PolicyBazaar, an Indian portal offering price comparison and analysis of insurance products, now has...

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  • May 29, 2014
  • at 9:57 pm
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Local phone maker Micromax poaches top exec from Samsung India as new CEO

Vineet Taneja, who was heading Samsung's IT and Mobile businesses until recently, has been appointed...

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  • May 27, 2014
  • at 8:01 pm
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With over half of shoppers on smartphones, Snapdeal shows India’s shift to a mobile-first internet

One of India's biggest ecommerce marketplaces says mobile-based transactions have grown 25-fold agai...

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  • May 2, 2014
  • at 11:53 am
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Amazon woos merchants in India, helps deliver items faster to shoppers

In a bid to reach out to more online merchants in India, Amazon India today announced two initiative...

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  • April 23, 2014
  • at 10:37 pm
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Yatra gets $23 million funding to battle in India’s increasingly tough travel booking market

Indian online travel site Yatra has raised a Rs 140 crore (US$23 million) funding round led by IDG V...

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  • April 17, 2014
  • at 11:23 am
Moto X makes India debut exclusively on Flipkart

Moto X makes India debut exclusively on Flipkart

Six weeks after launching the Moto G in India, now it’s the turn of the higher-end Moto X to m...

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  • March 19, 2014
  • at 4:01 pm
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Indian big data startup DataRPM secures $5.1 million funding from US investors

Indian big data startup DataRPM has secured US$5.1 million in Series A funding led by US-based In...

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  • March 13, 2014
  • at 12:06 pm
Xiaomi's chances in India

How can China’s Xiaomi succeed in India’s mobile market?

A few weeks ago, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi said it’s weighing up launches in India, Indonesia...

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  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
US retailer Target scouts for ideas in India with new startup accelerator program

US retailer Target scouts for ideas in India with new startup accelerator program

It’s not just Microsoft Ventures that wants to nurture Indian startups. Now the American retai...

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  • February 25, 2014
  • at 6:27 pm
ezetap MPOS

Focused on developing nations, mobile payment startup Ezetap raises $8 million in series B funding

Indian mobile payment startup Ezetap has raised US$8 million in series B funding led by Helion Advis...

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  • February 21, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
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Indian government launches homemade Wikipedia in five local languages

Inspired by the popularity and usefulness of Wikipedia, the Indian government has launched a unique ...

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  • February 19, 2014
  • at 2:59 pm
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Airtel ushers in new era of telco deals by acquiring Loop Mobile

In a sign that 2014 will be a year of consolidation and change in the Indian telecoms industry, Bhar...

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  • February 19, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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CA Technologies invests in IDG Ventures to push for innovation in Indian enterprise software

In what could mark a major boost to tech innovation in the Indian enterprise software space, NASDAQ-...

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  • February 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
IBM to axe 13,000 jobs globally, starts with India

IBM to axe 13,000 jobs globally, starts with India

In a bad start to 2014 for the IT industry, IBM (NYSE:IBM) is reportedly axing 13,000 jobs from its ...

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  • February 14, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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1-year-old Indian startup hires 100 students to make a property search engine

India’s real estate search portal Housing.com would easily be the envy of its rivals or any ...

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  • February 14, 2014
  • at 11:13 am
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eBay India launches ’9 Hour Delivery’ service in Mumbai for office-goers

With the e-commerce industry growing like never before in India, the major players are going all out...

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  • February 13, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm