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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 »

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Bharti SoftBank to infuse $14M more into its instant messaging service Hike

Bharti Softbank Holdings is planning to infuse additional $14 million (Rs 84 crore) into its instant messaging service Hike, according to an Economic Times report, citing sources. The capital will be used to scale the operations and marketing activities. Founded in July 2012 by Kavin Bharti Mittal (...

31 March, 2014 |More »

GradeStack

Times Internet invests in online education marketplace GradeStack

Delhi-based GradeStack Pvt Ltd, which provides web- and mobile-based education courses under the same brand name, has raised an undisclosed amount in investment from Times Internet Limited (TIL). GradeStack, which was part of TIL’s TLabs startup acceleration programme last year, had already se...

28 March, 2014 |More »

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Money-On-Mobile’s US parent Calpian raising $5M from Craig Hall

Calpian Inc, a US-based electronic payment solutions company, has raised $1 million from Craig Hall, founder chairman of Hall Financial Group, as the first tranche of a $5 million commitment, to fund its growth plans in the home market besides supporting its Indian subsidiary My Mobile Payments Ltd ...

21 March, 2014 |More »

MobiKwik

MobiKwik partners with redBus to enable bus ticketing via mobile wallet

Gurgaon-based One MobiKwik Systems Pvt Ltd that runs the online recharge platform Mobikwik.com has partnered with online bus ticketing site redBus to enable users to pay for ticket reservations directly from MobiKwik mobile wallet. The firm is also offering 5 per cent cash back on every transaction ...

21 March, 2014 |More »

Innoviti

Payment solutions firm Innoviti raises $1.6M from Tata Capital, others

Bangalore-based payment solutions provider Innoviti Embedded Solution Pvt Ltd has raised Rs 10 crore ($1.6 million) from Tata Capital and a group of HNIs (High Net-worth Individuals) based out of India and London, according to a report by The Economic Times, citing its CEO Rajeev Agrawal. According ...

21 March, 2014 |More »

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Travel search engine iXiGO integrates Google Street View to its platform & more

Travel search engine iXiGO, owned and operated by Delhi-based Le Travenues Technology Pvt Ltd, has revamped its trip planner product with a slew of features, including Google Street View, location-based search and user-generated ratings & reviews. The Google Street View feature offers 360-degree...

20 March, 2014 |More »