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Tiger Global, Flipkart seed fund Cube26 with $7.7M

Delhi-based mobile technology startup Cube26 Software Pvt Ltd has raised a seed investment of Rs 50 crore from Tiger Global and Flipkart. Tiger Global, which is also one of the lead investors in Flipkart, has led the round while Flipkart has contributed a minority share, the company stated in a pres...

19 October, 2015 | More »


Paytm to integrate hotel bookings on app

Mobile wallet and e-commerce marketplace Paytm will now allow hotel bookings on its platform. Paytm, run by One97 Communications Ltd, has tied up with online travel portals Goibibo, Ezeego1, TSI-Yatra and Via for domestic hotel booking, as per a press statement. In other words, Noida-based Paytm is ...

19 October, 2015 | More »


Grofers halts Delhi, Noida deliveries to solve ‘operational issues’

Hyper-local grocery and fresh food delivery platform Grofers has paused operations in Delhi and parts of NCR. Grofers will not deliver orders for Delhi and Noida till Thursday as the startup is dealing with last-mile delivery issues, sources said. Speaking to Techcircle.in, Albinder Dhindsa, co-foun...

19 October, 2015 | More »

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RIL to launch 4G smartphones under LYF brand

Ahead of the full-fledged launch of its fourth generation telephony services, a unit of Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries will unveil own-branded 4G LTE smartphones. The LYF range of smartphones, which is being launched by Reliance Retail, would be equipped with features such as Voice ove...

16 October, 2015 | More »

India climbs into top 20 gaming markets globally

India has jumped five places to become the 18th largest market for the gaming industry globally, according to a report by market research firm newzoo. The report, which listed the top 100 countries by game revenues for 2015, showed also that India is estimated to post a 62 per cent growth in gaming ...

16 October, 2015 | More »


Exclusive: Yumist stops app-only play, starts taking orders on desktop

Food ordering startup Yumist.com is moving away from the app-only approach by enabling its website to take orders. Yumist’s decision to start desktop transactions comes at time when several tech startups are junking their web-presence in favour of app-only usage. In response to a Techcircle.in que...

15 October, 2015 | More »


Rewards app Bounty gets seed funding from Fireside, others

Nanolocal Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs rewards app Bounty, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Fireside Ventures, Mumbai Angels and MAPE Advisory Group. Basab Pradhan, former global sales and marketing head of Infosys, and Apurva Salarpuria of property developer Salarpuria Grou...

15 October, 2015 | More »


News curator Inshorts buys analytics platform Retention.ai

Mobile news curator Inshorts has acquired BetaGlide, the company that runs data analytics platform Retention.ai, in a cash-and-equity deal. Inshorts, previously known as News in Shorts, will use the technology to strengthen its customer retention efforts, it said in a statement on Thursday. It di...

15 October, 2015 | More »


Eros acquires UK’s PingTune for music messaging play

Indian movie production house Eros International Plc has acquired UK-based music messaging app PingTune for an undisclosed amount. “The PingTune acquisition extends our… music offering and is an excellent addition to the ErosNow platform, adding features and functionality that provide our users ...

15 October, 2015 | More »


Apple faces $862M payout in patent lawsuit

Two India-born engineers are part of a team that won a patent lawsuit against Apple Inc in the US for using the technology developed by the group into its products, a case that could cost the tech-giant up to USD 862 million. A federal court jury in Madison on Tuesday supported a criminal complaint ...

15 October, 2015 | More »