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LG Spirit with Android Lollipop launched for Rs 14,250 in India; Micromax’s budget smartphone Bolt S300 available for Rs 3,300

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | More »

LG Electronics has further expanded its range of devices by launching a new smartphone in the Indian market. Christened ‘Spirit’ (LG-H422), the smartphone sports a 4.7 inch display and runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. It has been priced at Rs 14,250 in the country. The d...


Mobile ad network Seventynine pivots to an in-app video platform, what’s on offer?

SVG Media-owned mobile ad network Seventynine has pivoted its business model and has become an in-app ad-serving platform focusing on video. The company is now offering its ad integration and monetisation platform ‘Appjacket’ as an independent technology platform for ad serving and mediation on ...

31 March, 2015 | More »


Intex launches Aqua Xtreme V for Rs 11,290 in India; Lava IRIS 414 budget smartphone available for Rs 4,049

Intex Technologies, an Indian mobile, IT and consumer electronics company, has further expanded its ‘Aqua’ range of smartphones with the launch of a new device. Christened Aqua Xtreme V, the device sports a 5 inch display and runs on the Android operating system. It has been priced at Rs 11,290 ...

26 March, 2015 | More »


Rocket Internet-backed PrintVenue’s Saurabh Kochhar joins Foodpanda as CEO for India & CBO of global business

Foodpanda.com, a Rocket Internet-backed global, multi-location online food ordering marketplace (which operates under Hellofood brand in some markets), has appointed Saurabh Kochhar as India chief executive officer (CEO) and the chief business officer (CBO) for its global operations. In his new role...

25 March, 2015 | More »


Branded marketplace for budget hotels OYO raises $24M from Greenoaks, Lightspeed, Sequoia & DSG

Delhi-based Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, which runs an online marketplace for branded budget hotels OYORooms.com, has raised Rs 150 crore ($24 million) in a new investment round led by Greenoaks Capital, it said on Wednesday. The company said three existing VC investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoi...

25 March, 2015 | More »


Huawei launches Honor 4X and Honor 6 Plus phablets in India for Rs 10,499 & Rs 26,499 respectively

Huawei has further expanded its ‘Honor’ family of devices with the launch of two new phablets in the Indian market. Christened Honor 4X and Honor 6 Plus, the devices sport a 5.5 inch display and run on the Android operating system. Both of them will be available for purchase exclusively on India...

24 March, 2015 | More »

Sachin Sinha

Jabong appoints Sachin Sinha as its CTO

Rocket Internet-incubated lifestyle e-tailer Jabong.com has appointed Sachin Sinha as its chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, Sachin will lead the technology initiatives for the company. Based in Bangalore, he replaces former CTO Harsh Kundra, who had left the company in January this ye...

24 March, 2015 | More »


Samsung launches Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge with curved display in India, prices starting at Rs 49,900

After unveiling the same at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona earlier this month, Samsung has now launched its flagship smartphones Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge in the Indian market. Both the smartphones feature a 5.1 inch Quad HD display and run on the latest Android operating syste...

23 March, 2015 | More »

Prashant Kirtane

Online marketplace for home services Timesaverz appoints Prashant Kirtane as its technology advisor

Mumbai-based Timesaverz Dotcom Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates online marketplace for home services Timesaverz.com, has appointed Prashant Kirtane as its technology advisor. Kirtane will be associated with the company in an advisory capacity, and work with the leadership team to lay down its mobile...

20 March, 2015 | More »

Sharad Devarajan

Graphic India raises $2.8M led by CA Media and Start Media

Mumbai-based Graphic India, which creates comic characters and super heroes for offline and online worlds, has raised $2.8 million (Rs 17.5 crore) in seed funding led by existing investor CA Media LP, the Asian investment arm of The Chernin Group, LLC (TCG), and New York-based media investment group...

19 March, 2015 | More »

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