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TC Roundup: Transport dept finds gaps in applications of Uber, Ola, TaxiForSure

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Transport dept finds gaps in applications of Uber, Ola, TaxiForSure: The Delhi Transport Authority has found gaps in applications by Uber, OlaCabs, Taxi For Sure and NTL Call Cabs for a licence to operate in Delhi under an amended radio taxi scheme. The department sent ‘deficiency memos’ to the...

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MakeMyTrip invests in Simplotel from its Innovation Fund; ups revenue guidance for full FY15

NASDAQ-listed online travel services firm MakeMyTrip (MMT) has picked a small minority stake in Bangalore-based travel tech startup Simplotel Technologies Private Limited (Simplotel) for an undisclosed amount. This is its maiden investment from the recently created Innovation Fund. The firm said it ...

29 January, 2015 |More »

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TC Roundup: Facebook sets up small team in Taiwan

Facebook sets up small team in Taiwan : While cracking the mainland Chinese market remains a daunting task for Facebook, the Menlo Park, Calif., company decided to first strengthen its foothold in a smaller part of the Chinese-speaking world — Taiwan. On Thursday, Facebook said in a statement it ...

29 January, 2015 |More »

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Last date to avail early bird discounts for Techcircle E-Commerce Forum 2015 ends on Jan 28; register now

If you haven’t registered yet for India’s largest e-commerce forum, then it’s time for you to book your slot now. Last date to avail early bird discounts is January 28. Techcircle E-Commerce Forum 2015, scheduled for 26 February 2015 at Vivanta By Taj, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, will attrac...

27 January, 2015 |More »

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TC Roundup: Food delivery service Ele.me raises $350M from Tencent, Sequoia Capital

Food delivery service Ele.me raises $350M from Tencent, Sequoia Capital: Ele.me, a food delivery service based in Shanghai, announced this afternoon (link via Google Translate) that it has raised $350 million in Series E funding from CITIC, Tencent, JD.com, Dianping.com, and Sequoia Capital. The in...

27 January, 2015 |More »

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Expedia buys Travelocity for $280M

NASDAQ-listed Expedia, Inc has acquired online travel agency Travelocity from Sabre Corporation for $280 million in cash. The acquisition follows the 2013 strategic marketing agreement between Expedia and Travelocity under which Expedia has powered the technology platforms for Travelocity’s US and...

25 January, 2015 |More »

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TC Roundup: US giant buys Israeli company for Internet of Things tech

US giant buys Israeli company for Internet of Things tech: Red Bend, an Israeli company responsible for nearly three-quarters of the wireless software updates for cell phones around the world, is being acquired by entertainment technology giant Harman, both companies said Thursday. (Times of Israel...

23 January, 2015 |More »

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TC Roundup: Microsoft to give away Windows 10, unveils hologram glasses

Microsoft to give away Windows 10, unveils hologram glasses: Microsoft Corp will give away its upcoming Windows 10 operating system as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone, as the world’s largest software company tries to retain customers in the mob...

22 January, 2015 |More »

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TC Roundup: Obama calls for tough legislation to combat cyber-attacks

Obama calls for tough legislation to combat cyber-attacks: President Barack Obama asked Congress to pass tough new legislation to combat what he called “the evolving threat of cyber-attacks,” warning the U.S. faces heightened if policy makers don’t act. (The Wall Street Journal) Facebook ...

21 January, 2015 |More »

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Twitter acquiring VC-backed mobile marketing & customer engagement platform ZipDial

Twitter is acquiring multiple venture capital firms-backed ZipDial Mobile Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs a missed call-based customer engagement platform ZipDial, for an undisclosed amount. This marks its first acquisition in India and adds up to the list of deals where international firms have snapp...

20 January, 2015 |More »

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