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    1. Mahindra launches in-built vehicle tracker DiGiSENSE

      Mahindra launches in-built vehicle tracker DiGiSENSE

      Mahindra & Mahindra has launched DiGiSENSE, a connected vehicle technology solution in its small commercial vehicles Jeeto and Imperio, reports News Voir. The device is only available on certain models of the vehicles at a price of Rs 5000 and Rs 6000 respectively. The tech will eventually be made available on all Mahindra vehicles, although the company did not mention a timeline.

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    2. Indian startups receive funding of around $50 million by Chinese investors

      Indian startups receive funding of around $50 million by Chinese investors

      Chinese investors have jointly offered $50 million funding for Indian startups. One of the investors includes a Cyber Carrier, a Hong Kong-based Chinese internet enterprise.

      A dozen Chinese investors have offered to jointly provide funding of about $50 million (Rs 334 crore) for Indian startups. The investors include a Cyber Carrier, a Hong Kong-based Chinese internet enterprise that has set up a $30 million initiative fund in January to invest in six Indian startups.

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    3. Indian Solar Developer Azure Power Launches IPO

      Indian Solar Developer Azure Power Launches IPO

      Published on September 26th, 2016 | by Saurabh Mahapatra 0 September 26th, 2016 by Saurabh Mahapatra Nine months after filing papers for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), India-based Azure Power has finally made the offer public. According to media reports , Azure Power, and its shareholders, will offer a total of 6.82 million shares in the price range of US$21-23 per share.

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    4. Fallen VC Ifty Ahmed, under investigation by the SEC, claims former employer Oak Investment Partners owes him tens of millions of dollars

      Fallen VC Ifty Ahmed, under investigation by the SEC, claims former employer Oak Investment Partners owes him tens of millions of dollars

      In May of last year, Ifty Ahmed was accused by federal regulators of conning his former employer — the venture capital firm, Oak Investment Partners — out of $65 million. Now, Ahmed suggests, Oak is doing the conning, and he says the stakes are even higher. You might remember Ahmed’s sensational story from last year. According to his former colleagues,…

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    5. Aim to turn profitable in six months, says Craftsvilla founder Manoj Gupta

      Aim to turn profitable in six months, says Craftsvilla founder Manoj Gupta

      | 0 Comments Craftsvilla founder Manoj Gupta Ethnic products e-tailer Craftsvilla has raised nearly $53 million from marquee investors such as Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. But the five-year-old startup, run by Kribha Handicrafts Pvt. Ltd, isn’t looking to mobilise more money anytime soon. Instead, it is turning its focus toward becoming profitable, says co-founder Manoj Gupta during an interaction with TechCircle.

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    6. 3 Easy Trick To Create Strong, Unbreakable Passwords, That You Can Remember

      3 Easy Trick To Create Strong, Unbreakable Passwords, That You Can Remember

      The social media was shocked when it was revealed that half a billion passwords from Yahoo’s database had been hacked; and the scariest part is that the breach happened in 2014, and was reported few days back.

      How exactly can we ensure that our online passwords are protected, and hackers fail to crack the code to steal them?

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    7. Sushma Swaraj to address UNGA 7.15PM IST; here’s how to watch the live stream

      Sushma Swaraj to address UNGA 7.15PM IST; here’s how to watch the live stream

      India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is set to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in a few minutes. The entire nation will be watching her address as she going to respond to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's allegations against India over human rights situation in Kashmir.

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    8. Moto E3 Power goes on sale today at 11:59PM via Flipkart: Here’s everything you need to know

      Moto E3 Power goes on sale today at 11:59PM via Flipkart: Here’s everything you need to know

      Planning to buy the Moto E3 Power? The smartphone goes on sale at midnight today on Flipkart. Here's everything you need to know about the sale.

      Lenovo-backed Motorola last week launched the Moto E3 Power smartphone in India. The smartphone, priced at Rs 7,999, went on sale via its exclusive partner Flipkart and set a milestone of selling 100,000 units of the smartphone within the first day of the launch, and went out of stock. The smartphone is now going on sale tonight at 11.59PM via Flipkart.

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    9. MediaTek Announces Next-Gen Helio P20, P25 Octa-Core & X30 Deca-Core Processors

      MediaTek Announces Next-Gen Helio P20, P25 Octa-Core & X30 Deca-Core Processors

      Only second to Qualcomm, Mediatek has a variety of processors for the mid-range and high-range smartphones and a lot of Chinese makers like Gionee, Xiaomi and Oppo use MediaTek processors for their smartphones.

      MediaTek has announced three new processors – P20 and P25 octa-core processors for the mid-range smartphones and X30 deca-core processor for the high-end smartphones. P20 and P25 chipsets will be replacing the P10 and X30 chipset will be replacing the X25 chipset.

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      Mentions: Qualcomm Samsung RAM
    10. Samsung executives meet DGCA after Galaxy Note 2 explodes in IndiGo aircraft

      Samsung executives meet DGCA after Galaxy Note 2 explodes in IndiGo aircraft

      DGCA has reportedly sought technical details about Samsung’s Galaxy Note series. The Directorate of DGCA will also further examine the Galaxy Note 2 smartphone.

      After two days of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 catching fire in an IndiGo aircraft, senior executives of Samsung have held meeting with officials of aviation regulator DGCA.

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  7. Quotes

    1. We are in talks with Foxconn for increasing the number of lines at their factory in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh. We are also planning to have two more plants in India.
      By Manu Jain
    2. For net neutrality, the pre-consultation has happened and we are now in the process of firming-up the final consultation paper, hopefully by the end of this month.
      By R S Sharma
    3. In the second quarter, approximately 12% of our revenue was generated in the UK …. From a foreign currency standpoint, the euro and the pound are the two currencies where we have the most exposure.
      By John Rainey
    4. We have become modern now. Earlier recruitment in terrorist organizations was difficult. Technology has made this process easier. The cyber war is real and we have to understand that we are into it. We are bound to face more challenges but we are beginning to get prepared for it.
      By Kiren Rijiju
    5. Theirs is a closer synergy which will be vital for our endeavor to make India and other countries more secure.
      By Kiren Rijiju