Posts Tagged: India


Trash-Filled Streets and Potholed Roads? Who Ya Gonna Call? SocialCops!

When faced with a problem or annoyance, it’s sometimes nice (if annoying for others) to vent about it online. For Indian urbanites, th...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Google Play Now Sells E-Books in India

Android fans in India now have a new source for e-books. Today, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced that it has opened up Play Store Books to Ind...

  • February 28, 2013
  • at 2:56 pm
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Indian Startup DepartedLife is a Social Network for Dead People

As time goes on, it becomes clear that this whole internet thing isn’t just a passing fad. Yet somehow, as popular as social networkin...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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WalletKit makes Passbook cards

Fresh Out of 500 Startups, India’s WalletKit Wants to Make the World’s Passbook Cards

WalletKit was one of the most recent batch of 500 Startups graduates, emerging from the incubator with some funding and renewed conviction a...

  • February 21, 2013
  • at 10:13 pm
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Crowdsourced Phone Directory App Truecaller is a Hit in India, Passes 11 Million Worldwide Users

Global collaborative phone directory app Truecaller is based in Sweden, but it’s proving to be a hit in India and other parts of Asia. Tru...

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Vuclip Provides Free Educational Videos to Mobile Phone Users

Mobile video service Vuclip announced today that it opens a video portal dedicated to education videos called edu. The videos are created to...

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 8:02 pm
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HolidayIQ and Wego de-merge

India’s HolidayIQ Raises Series C Funding, De-Merges From Singapore’s Wego

Bangalore-based online travel community HolidayIQ has announced today that it has raised series C financing from Tiger Global Management and...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 7:45 pm
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JFDI.Asia unveils 8 teams for first Bootcamp in 2013; each gets USD 20K investment

JFDI.Asia will give the teams a SGD 25K (USD 20K) seed investment right away.

  • February 6, 2013
  • at 12:19 pm
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Amidst Security Fears, Huawei and ZTE Refused ‘Domestic Telecom’ Status in India

It’s no secret that India and China aren’t the best of friends. The two countries still have unresolved territorial disputes, an...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 12:51 am
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Rocket Internet’s FoodPanda launches mobile app in 14 countries

The FoodPanda app allows users to filter restaurants by location and order food using their mobile phones.

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 11:54 pm
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Apple’s Desperately Trying To Win India in 2013

By some estimates, India’s middle class consists of 250 to 300 million people. That’s just a few million below China’s mid...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 12:23 pm
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Samsung Galaxy, Android in India

India’s Top 10 Android Phones are All Samsung Galaxy Devices [STATS]

We’ve all seen the big-screen Samsung Galaxy Note 2 or SIII phones being clutched in one uncomfortably stretched palm, but India’...

  • February 22, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Indian Startup Wants to Find Your Facebook PairBuddy (So Maybe You’ll Bang With Friends Tonight)

It’s Valentine’s Day, so those without an object of affection might be looking for a new way to find a date. That’s why an...

  • February 14, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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India-Based Startup Trip Tern Offers the Most Painless Travel Planning I’ve Ever Seen

For some people, planning a trip down to the last detail is part of the fun. Not everyone enjoys poring over guidebooks for hours on end, an...

  • February 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Opera: Indonesia Now World’s 2nd Largest Market for Mobile Ad Impressions

Norwegian web browser maker Opera (OSE:OPERA) has just released its latest State of Mobile Advertising report which takes data from Opera...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 10:25 pm
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Spreadtrum Facebook deal

Chinese Chipset Maker to Embed Facebook in Smartphones, But Obviously Not for China Market

With a view to the “world outside of China,” Chinese chipset maker Spreadtrum (NASDAQ:SPRD) has announced a tie-up today with Facebook (...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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‘World Startup Report’ Tour Hits Australia, Still 27 More Countries to Go

American entrepreneur Bowei Gai is in Australia right now. That’s not too remarkable in itself, but his visit to Melbourne right now i...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 7:38 pm
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India’s PriceBaba Finds Funding For its Product Search Engine

For all the horsepower behind every general search engine in the world, it seems that consumers are increasingly finding product search engi...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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