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Travel app Trip38 raises $1M in seed round from IndiGo owner & Lantern Capital

Bangalore-based Trip38 Technologies Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates travel management app Trip38, has secured $1 million (Rs 6.2 crore) in a seed round of funding from InterGlobe Technology Quotient, a part of the promoter group of IndiGo, and Singapore’s Lantern Capital, a top company execut...

23 February, 2015 |More »


Bidstalk to attend 2015 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

Bidstalk is back at Mobile World Congress for the second year with its unique RTB platform that is now empowering 40+ DSPs across the world. Mobile World Congress 2015 which is happening in Barcelona between 2-5 Mar will convene industry leaders, visionaries and innovators to explore the trends that...

23 February, 2015 |More »


Bharti Airtel says its music streaming app Wynk crosses 5M downloads

Wynk Music, a carrier agnostic mobile music streaming application by telecom giant Bharti Airtel, claims that it has crossed five million downloads within five months of its launch. The telecom major had launched the app on September last year. According to the company, expert curated playlists are ...

23 February, 2015 |More »


How 10times app helps its users manage networking at B2B events

The rapid growth of B2B events has drastically increased our network of professionals. However, it is a challenge to make sure that we network effectively with the ones that matter to our business. Many a times, we exchange business cards with people we meet, but eventually end up losing their cards...

20 February, 2015 |More »


Uber adds $1B more to its $1.8B Series E round

Global online cab hailing service Uber Technologies Inc has increased the size of its Series E round of venture financing by $1 billion, according to a New York Times report citing regulatory filings by the firm. The development, which was confirmed by the company spokesperson, takes the total fundi...

19 February, 2015 |More »


Mobile messaging concierge service Haptik claims to be processing 1M messages per month

Traditional customer service included an automated call machine and a series of dialer notes. This was followed by a not-so-qualified customer care executive who more often than not did not manage to solve a problem and ticked them off. This prompted Haptik to give it a makeover through its WhatsApp...

18 February, 2015 |More »

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Micromax appoints Ashish Agrawal as its CTO

Home-grown handset and tablet manufacturer Micromax Informatics Ltd has appointed Ashish Agrawal as its chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, Agrawal will lead the technology initiatives for the company. He will also be responsible for defining the vision and the direction of software ser...

16 February, 2015 |More »


IIT dropouts’ mobile news curator News In Shorts raises $4M from Tiger Global, others

Delhi-based ADA News in Shorts Pvt Ltd, owner of News in Shorts, a mobile-based service that aggregates news stories from across the globe, has raised $4 million (Rs 25 crore) in Series A round of funding led by Tiger Global with participation from Rebright Partners of Japan and existing investors S...

16 February, 2015 |More »


Eros to buy mobile VAS venture Techzone through all-stock deal

Mumbai-based film studio and digital entertainment firm Eros International Media Pvt Ltd plans to execute its previously disclosed deal to buy Chennai-based mobile value added services (VAS) provider Universal Power Systems Pvt Ltd (UPSPL), which operates under the banner of Techzone, through an all...

13 February, 2015 |More »


Uber adds new safety feature for Indian customers on its Android app

Global online car hire service major Uber has added a new safety feature on its mobile app for Indian customers. Called ‘Send Status’, the feature allows users to send trip details such as driver name, photo, and vehicle license number, besides their location to up to five pre-selected contacts....

11 February, 2015 |More »