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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
Indian Rupee India

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
housing search bar india

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
Microsoft Ventures opens doors to later stage startups in India, takes 16 new teams into accelerator

Microsoft Ventures opens doors to later stage startups in India, takes 16 teams into accelerator

As Microsoft Ventures kicks off its Accelerator Program 2014 in India, the company is all geared up ...

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  • February 12, 2014
  • at 10:29 am
Mxit India launch

Popular South African messaging app Mxit to take on WhatsApp and WeChat in India

The popular South African mobile messaging app Mxit has launched in India today. Mxit (pronounced as...

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  • January 28, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
Intex Aqua Curve

Indian company launches a $200 curved smartphone like LG and Samsung, but you get what you pay for

Following in the footsteps of Samsung and LG, Indian IT brand Intex today launched an Android-powe...

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  • January 27, 2014
  • at 10:19 pm
India's Micromax enter Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

India’s Micromax enters Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

Just as it promised a few months ago, Indian phone-maker Micromax today started operations in Russia...

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  • January 23, 2014
  • at 9:53 pm
Hashtaag - now you can get crowdsourced help in evaluating your startup idea

Now you can get crowdsourced help in evaluating your startup idea

Last week, I happened to come across this interesting new site called Hashtaag. It’s designed ...

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  • January 22, 2014
  • at 12:06 pm
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India’s Micromax launches a phone that pays you to watch advertisements

In what could be described as a trendsetting move, Indian mobile device maker Micromax has launched ...

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  • January 20, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm