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QwikCilver launches app to aggregate payment options

Bangalore-based QwikCilver Solutions Private Ltd., which is into gift cards programmes, has launched a new application christened ‘woohoo’ to aggregate payment options and pay retail outlets through mobile. The app, which is currently available in Android, would provide a platform to ret...

19 May, 2015 |More »

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HolidayIQ acqui-hires team from SourceN to strengthen mobile offering

HolidayIQ.com, a travel information and review portal run by Bangalore-based Leisure and Lifestyle Information Services Pvt Ltd, has acquired the travel mobile development team of SourceN India Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore-based mobile development firm. SourceN offers strategic consulting, creative design a...

13 May, 2015 |More »

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As Myntra goes app-only from this Friday, rivals say it may be too early and risky

Leading fashion e-tailer Myntra Designs Pvt Ltd’s strategy to go mobile app only has a few takers in the industry. Myntra’s rivals and other e-commerce companies are not in a hurry to adopt an app-only approach. Most e-commerce companies VCCircle spoke to said it’s too early to tak...

13 May, 2015 |More »

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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 »