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Anurag Patnaik

Vserv ropes in Anurag Patnaik from Reliance Jio as senior VP for product

Mumbai-based mobile ad exchange Vserv.mobi has appointed Anurag Patnaik as its senior vice president (VP) for product. Patnaik joins Vserv from Reliance Jio Infocomm, where he served as senior VP and headed the company’s advertising business. Patnaik comes with over 17 years of experience across d...

24 July, 2014 |More »

Firstouch

Excl: Indic language customised smartphone OS maker Firstouch in talks to raise $10M

Mumbai-based MoFirst Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind Firstouch brand of smartphones which comes strapped with Indic language customised operating system on an Android base, is in talks with five venture capital investors to raise $10 million in Series A funding, a top company executive told VC...

23 July, 2014 |More »

Apple

Apple Q3 revenues rise to $37.4B, iPhones, Mac sales soar but iPads continues to slide

Tech giant Apple Inc has reported revenue of $37.4 billion for the third quarter ended June 28, 2014 revenue, up 6 per cent compared to $35.3 billion in the same quarter last year but declined 18 per cent sequentially compared to the second quarter ended March 29, 2014. Greater China, which includes...

23 July, 2014 |More »

InMobi

InMobi launches new monetisation solution for games with playable ads, virtual currency to reward users

Bangalore and San Francisco-based mobile ad network InMobi has launched a new monetisation solution for game developers based on the emotional state of users or players as they move through different stages of the game. The solution supports multiple ad formats that include playable ads, interstitia...

23 July, 2014 |More »

AppDra

Excl: App development startup AppDra raises $1.5M through crowd funding

Bangalore and US-based app development startup Appdra Software Solutions Pvt Ltd, which operates under the name AppDra, has raised $1.5 million in Series A round of funding through US-based crowd-funding platform Becovillage, a top executive of the company told Techcircle.in. The investors who par...

22 July, 2014 |More »

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Yahoo acquires mobile analytics firm Flurry, to strengthen mobile products

Internet giant Yahoo is all set to make yet another acquisition. The company has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Flurry. While the financials of the deal remain undisclosed, TechCrunch pegs it at around $200-300 million. “By joining Yahoo, Flurry will have resou...

22 July, 2014 |More »

Workspot

Mobile workplace firm Workspot raises $6.5M in Series A funding from Helion, Translink, Qualcomm

California-headquartered Workspot Inc, a provider of mobile-based workspace-as-a-service solutions to enterprises, has secured $6.5 million in Series A round of funding led by Helion Venture Partners, with participations from US-based Translink Capital, besides existing investor Qualcomm Ventures....

21 July, 2014 |More »

Line

Japanese mobile messaging service Line files for IPO in Tokyo at $10B valuation

Line Corp, the company that owns and operates free call and messaging app Line, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the Tokyo Stock Exchange at $10 billion valuation, according to a report by Reuters quoting sources. Line, controlled South Korea’s Naver Corp, is planning to list eith...

17 July, 2014 |More »

Aircel

Aircel becomes 2nd telco after Airtel to launch 4G services in India, starting with 4 circles

Indian telecom service provider Aircel Ltd has finally launched its 4G services in the country. With this launch, Aircel now offers services under all the three existing technologies of 2G, 3G and 4G LTE. To being with, the services will be offered across four circles including Andhra Pradesh (AP), ...

16 July, 2014 |More »

Line

Japanese mobile messaging service Line eyes IPO at $9.8B valuation

Line Corp, the company that owns and operates the free call and messaging app Line, is looking to float an initial public offering (IPO) on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, says a Bloomberg report quoting unnamed sources. The offering could value Tokyo-based Line at more than 1 trillion yen ($9.8 billion),...

15 July, 2014 |More »