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Jio shoots up demand for 4G enabled devices

Of the many transformations, Reliance Jio has brought about in the Indian telecom market, one is the shift in the sales of 4G smartphones. Jio’s mouth-watering offer of free 4G data with free HD calls saw 16 million subscribers signing up for the offer and that in turn, led to a surge in the deman...

4 November, 2016 | More »

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Fractal Analytics appoints co-founder Pranay Agrawal as new CEO

Fractal Analytics, the India- and US-based data analytics provider, on Wednesday appointed co-founder and chief client officer Pranay Agrawal as its new CEO and announced a change in the organisational structure to boost growth. Agrawal replaces co-founder Srikanth Velamakanni, who has been named gr...

2 November, 2016 | More »

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Truck aggregator FR8 raises venture funding

Early-stage agri-tech focused investment fund Omnivore Partners has invested Rs 6.5 crore in FR8, a Chennai-based truck aggregator, according to the company website. FR8, a technology-driven logistics service provider offering long haul transportation, was founded earlier this year by Vasanth Immanu...

27 October, 2016 | More »

Book train tickets through mobile wallets

The Indian Railways may soon introduce the option to book unreserved tickets through mobile wallets, thereby shortening long queues at railway ticket counters....

26 October, 2016 | More »

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Apps that help you learn foreign language

Learning a new language at the comfort of your home has never been this easy. While some apps help with grammar, others help with new words, pronunciations or sentence formation. Techcircle lists five apps that can help you learn a completely new language without attending classes....

25 October, 2016 | More »

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Reliance to pick equity stake in Yatra.com

Yatra.com, which is set to get listed on NASDAQ, will issue a small equity stake to Reliance Industries Ltd as part of a business arrangement....

24 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Yatra.com to issue small stake to Reliance

Yatra.com, one of India’s top online travel agencies (OTAs) that is set to get listed on NASDAQ through a reverse merger, will issue a small equity stake to Reliance Industries Ltd as part of a business arrangement, a person privy to the development told Techcircle. The proposed deal is linked to ...

24 October, 2016 | More »

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OTT video platform YuppTV raises $50 mn

Emerald Media, a pan-Asian platform established by KKR for investing in the media and entertainment sector, has acquired a significant minority stake in YuppTV for $50 million (Rs 332 crore). YuppTV is an over-the-top (OTT) video platform for South Asian content offering live TV, catch-up TV and mov...

12 October, 2016 | More »

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The NewsBox

This week started with the big discounts that the e-commerce giants are offering in a bid to gain number one spot. Big data analytics unicorn Mu Sigma has been in the news for its board room tussle between the co-founding couple. Like this video? Sign up for our daily newsletter to get our top rep...

4 October, 2016 | More »

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Festive sales: Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal cheer; customers jeer

The country’s top ecommerce companies Flipkart and Snapdeal claimed consumer transactions on their platforms saw an unprecedented spike on the first day of their discounts-led sale. Like in the past, mobile phones, appliances, personal electronics and furniture items were among the most sold, the ...

3 October, 2016 | More »