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Vserv pivots to be a mobile recharge platform for telcos and DTH

Mumbai-based mobile marketing company Vserv Digital Services Pvt Ltd has entered mobile recharge business by launching a commerce platform for telcos and DTH operators. Vserv’s platform will help telecom operators and DTH providers discover and identify the right users, engage users with segme...

13 May, 2015 | More »

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TRAI extends public consultation on mobile data services rules

Telecom regulator TRAI has extended the last date for seeking comments on its draft rules for mobile Internet services to May 26. The regulator issued draft rules following receipt of several complaints from consumers relating to anomalies in charging of data services. “On request of the stakehold...

13 May, 2015 | More »

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Gul Panag launches fitness app startup MobieFit, raises seed funding

Actress, activist and fitness advocate Gul Panag is partnering with startup incubator Prototyze to launch a health and fitness centered mobile app startup MobieFit Technologies Pvt Ltd. Panag will act as co-founder and chief fitness officer at MobieFit. The official website of the startup is schedul...

12 May, 2015 | More »

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Uber breaks tradition, launches cash payment for cabs in Hyderabad

Ride-hailing startup Uber, known for its cashless payment functionality, is experimenting with cash payments in India. The cab hailing app has launched a pilot programme testing cash payments in Hyderabad. “We have worked hard to create a cash payment option that is seamless. Hyderabad was the onl...

12 May, 2015 | More »

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Zomato unveils separate app for online food ordering

Restaurant listing and review startup Zomato, which recently started taking online food orders for partner restaurants, has now floated a separate mobile app Zomato Order for its new service. The service is currently available only in Delhi-NCR, but will shortly come to more cities including Bangalo...

11 May, 2015 | More »

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US-based mGage acquires Indian enterprise mobile messaging services provider Unicel

Global multi-channel mobile messaging platform mGage has acquired Bengaluru-based Unicel Technologies Pvt Ltd to bolster presence in the enterprise mobile marketing and mobile customer relationship management (CRM) market in India, it said on Monday. Although the deal value was not disclosed, separa...

11 May, 2015 | More »

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Myntra to become mobile-only platform from May 15

Flipkart owned lifestyle e-commerce venture Myntra Designs Pvt Ltd has made its mobile-push official with a public statement saying it will shut down its website to become a mobile only platform from May 15. Even though several e-tailers and online transactions related firms have been reporting high...

11 May, 2015 | More »

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Micromax invests in health & fitness app HealthifyMe

Home-grown handset and tablet manufacturer Micromax Informatics Ltd has invested an undisclosed amount in Caeruz Ventures Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore-based firm behind health & fitness app HealthifyMe, it said on Thursday. Founded in 2012, HealthifyMe is claimed to have the first to introduce calorie...

7 May, 2015 | More »

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Myntra acqui-hires mobile-tech startup Native5

Flipkart owned lifestyle e-commerce venture Myntra Designs Pvt Ltd has acquired mobile-tech startup Native5 Software Solutions Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The move is seen as part of its push for becoming a mobile-first and possibly a mobile-only venture in the future. The deal is structured ...

6 May, 2015 | More »

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Tinder co-founder Dinesh Moorjani joins Indian mobile dating firm Vee as advisor

One of the early investors and co-founder of Tinder, Dinesh Moorjani has joined Noida-based mobile-based dating venture Vee as advisor. Vee is run by GetVee Technologies Pvt Ltd, headed by Nitin Gupta, founder of Coinjoos, an e-commerce platform that was acquired by HomeShop18.com in 2011. Moorjani ...

5 May, 2015 | More »