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OnMobile set to sell Voxmobili for up to $26M

OnMobile Global Ltd, the country’s top mobile value-added service (VAS) company, has executed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with an unnamed buyer to sell its French subsidiary Voxmobili SA, as per a stock market disclosure. If the proposed deal consummates, OnMobile is likely to ...

9 April, 2014 |More »

BJ Arun

Cloud-based mobile app platform July Systems raises $2.1M; names BJ Arun as CEO

Bangalore-and California-based July Systems Inc, which allows companies to build and manage mobile apps and websites, has raised $2.1 million of a $2.9 million equity round, the company said in a filing with the US SEC. The firm did not disclose the name of the investors. The firm has also named BJ...

7 April, 2014 |More »

Mobile-payments

Retailers push into crowded mobile payment market

Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa, MasterCard and Google in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs and increase customer loyalty. Stores such as British supermarket Tesco and France’s Auchan hope their “digital wal...

7 April, 2014 |More »

silverpush

Mobile ad retargeting platform SilverPush raises $1.5M from IDG Ventures, Unilazer Ventures, others

Gurgaon-based SilverEdge Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates a mobile ad retargeting platform under the brand SilverPush, has bagged $1.5 million (Rs 9 crore) from IDG Ventures, Unilazer Ventures and Palaash Ventures. This round also saw participation from a group of individuals, including Dave Mc...

7 April, 2014 |More »

ian

IAN partners with Michelin to launch F2ML, an incubator for agri-focused mobility startups

Indian Angel Network (IAN), a national network of angel investors that invests in startups and early-stage ventures, has partnered with French automotive tyre company Michelin to launch a startup incubator for entrepreneurs who are creating innovative mobility solutions to improve the efficiency of ...

3 April, 2014 |More »

ElasticBox

Nexus Venture leads $9M in Series A round in apps management startup ElasticBox

California-based ElasticBox Inc, which enables developers and enterprises to create, deploy and manage their applications, has closed a $9 million Series A round of funding led by Nexus Venture Partners, with participation from Intel Capital. The capital will be used to scale up the team, ramp up s...

3 April, 2014 |More »

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Microsoft unveils voice assistant Cortana to rival Apple’s Siri; to offer Windows for free in mobiles, tablets

Microsoft Corp is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets for consumers as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc’s free Android platform. Microsoft’s move, announced at i...

3 April, 2014 |More »

Appiterate

Visual A/B testing platform Appiterate raises $500K seed funding from SAIF Partners, others

Delhi- and San Francisco-based DSYN Technologies Pvt Ltd, which provides a native mobile analytics and A/B testing platform for app developers and enterprises under the brand name Appiterate, has secured $500,000 (Rs 3 crore) in seed funding from SAIF Partners, with participation from a group of in...

2 April, 2014 |More »

JunoTele

JunoTele enables users to recharge mobile phones without disconnecting calls, send voice SMSes too

Bangalore- and Singapore-based JunoTele Solutions Pvt Ltd, which offers value added services (VAS), including emergency top-up services and voice SMS solutions, claims to have partnered with four mobile operators in India and one in Sri Lanka to offer its services. The company is now eyeing other ma...

1 April, 2014 |More »

Lumos

Rajan Anandan-backed Lumos can turn your backpack into a mobile phone charger

Over the past few years, mobile phones have become a vital part of our daily lives that we use to carry out various activities such as online bus/train ticket booking and instant fund transfer etc. However, it still remains a fact that none of the existing mobile phone brands offers long-lasting bat...

31 March, 2014 |More »