Posts Tagged: India


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 to assist startups, creative people, inn...

  • 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 its new Canvas Mad A94 model, which come...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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India’s ZengaTV will start making mobile apps for celebrities, and its first client is a porn star

Zenga, the video-on-demand service for mobile and TV, has begun developing celebrity-themed apps that help connect stars to their fans. The ...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 7:45 pm
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Bitcoin in India

Despite regulatory uncertainty over Bitcoin, a new cryptocurrency exchange launches in India

India’s warning about Bitcoin might have spooked some trading exchanges, but new ones are still popping up. Today a new exchange launc...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 4:55 pm
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Indian kids e-store FirstCry gets $15 million in funding

Indian kids e-store FirstCry gets $15 million in fresh funding

Indian e-shoppers spent $16 billion in 2013, and that number’s set to rise in 2014. There are certainly plenty of e-commerce options o...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 7:39 pm
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Knowlarity acquires rival Unicom Techlabs

Indian cloud telephony startup Knowlarity buys rival, looks for more buyouts in 2014

Indian cloud telephony startup Knowlarity has strengthened its business with the acquisition of rival company Unicom Techlabs. The deal happ...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 10:03 pm
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Skore condom app for India

Indian condom brand Skore launches mobile app to help you locate pharmacies

Condoms are one of those products that you need when you need, but they’re not always readily available. That’s why Indian condo...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 5:03 pm
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All you need to know about the world’s 2.5 billion web users (SLIDESHOW)

Let’s start the new year by looking at the big picture – at the world’s wired citizens and what they’re doing on the...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Indian Bitcoin exchange resumes trading today after government pressure to shut down

In the past couple weeks, India’s Bitcoin scene looked doomed to suffer the same hardships as that of China. A government warning on Decem...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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India still leads global outsourcing sector, Philippines a close 2nd

Throughout Asia as well as globally, India and the Philippines have both been popular destinations for business process outsourcing (BPO) by...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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CommonFloor $10 million funding

Indian property listings site CommonFloor gets $10 million in fresh funds

About six months after Indian property portal CommonFloor raised $7.5 million in funding from Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management, th...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 1:29 pm
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Indian undergrads create a highly accurate gesture motion control device, but how does it compare to Leap Motion?

The age of computer mice and their pads might soon come to an end. With gesture-control enabled by devices like the Leap Motion and Xbox Kin...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 5:36 pm
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Indian enterprise software localizer Linguanext gets funded by Helion partners for international expansion

  India-focused venture fund Helion Venture Partners has invested an undisclosed amount in Indian software management platform company L...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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PriceBaba nabs extra funding from 500 Wallah, the Indian branch of 500 Startups

PriceBaba, the Mumbai-based price comparison search engine, has received post-seed funding from 500 Wallah, the $5 million India-specific fu...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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MSwipe India

India’s MSwipe gets series B funding to help it reach more retailers

A lot of startups are battling to get small retailers and major chains in India to use their point of sale gadgets. One of these is MSwipe, ...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 5:55 pm
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22 cool gadgets from Asian hardware giants at CES

22 cool gadgets from Asian hardware giants at CES

Here at Tech In Asia we tend to tilt our coverage towards startups and industry news, as there are plenty of other great blogs around the wo...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 3:36 pm
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Facebook acquires its first Indian startup, Little Eye Labs

Indian startup Little Eye Labs announced today that it has been bought by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), making it the social network titan’s...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 11:56 am
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Snapdeal one-ups Amazon and Flipkart by offering same-day delivery at no extra charge

Not long after Amazon and Flipkart both rolled out their next-day delivery services for India late in 2013, New Dehli-based online marketpla...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:20 pm
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