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    1. Synup raises $6M from Vertex Ventures and existing investors

      Synup raises $6M from Vertex Ventures and existing investors

      Tech startup Synup, which helps local businesses to manage their online presence, has closed a $6 million (approx Rs 40 crore) Series A round of funding led by Vertex Ventures along with existing investor, Prime Venture Partners.

      The startup will use the fresh funding to expand its sales and marketing efforts as well as for product development. The company said in a statement that it will expand into Europe and United Kingdom by mid – 2018.

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      Mentions: Google
    2. Google Tez App + Google Maps = Specially Customised Offers For You!

      Google Tez App + Google Maps = Specially Customised Offers For You!

      Google’s own home made payment app Tez has already formulated some cutting edge strategies to counter existing payment apps.

      Using Google Maps for creating localized offers from merchants is one of them.

      Meanwhile, Google has finally responded to the negative reviews posted by some of the early users on Day 1 of their launch.

      One of the key features of Google Tez, in coming days, would be to connect the local kirana stores and merchants with the end users.

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      Mentions: Google OTP
    3. Google is reportedly releasing a localized mobile payment service in India

      Google is reportedly releasing a localized mobile payment service in India

      Google is increasing its focus on India with plans to introduce a localized digital payment service as soon as next week, according to a report from India-based news site The Ken. The publication claims Google ‘Tez’ — meaning fast in India — will offer a comprehensive set of payment options beyond existing products like Google Wallet or Android Pay. Tez, for one thing,…

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      Mentions: Google Flipkart BCG
    4. iVoomi partners Hipad Techn for local smartphone manufacturing

      iVoomi partners Hipad Techn for local smartphone manufacturing

      iVoomi recently launched the Me 4, Me 5 smartphones in India with Android 7.0 Nougat.

      Smartphone company iVoomi has partnered with Greater Noida-based Hipad Technology for locally manufacturing its smartphones.

      “We will make 99 percent of phone sold in India locally. We have tied up with Hipad Technology, which makes Vivo and Xiaomi mobile phones, for manufacturing Me3 and Me3ssmartphones,” iVoomi India CEO Ashwin Bhandari said.

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      Mentions: RAM
    5. BSNL launches unlimited voice and 1GB per day data plan for Rs 429

      BSNL launches unlimited voice and 1GB per day data plan for Rs 429

      The plan will give free voice on any network and 90 GB data for 90 days.

      State-owned telecom giant Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a voice and data centric plan for Rs 429, which will provide unlimited voice and 1GB data per day for 90 days for prepaid mobile services. This plan will give free voice (local/STD) on any network and 90 GB data (1GB per day) for 90 days on pan-India basis (except Kerala Circle), a company statement said here on Tuesday.

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    6. Private equity major Sequoia sells Just Dial shares for Rs 135 crore

      Private equity major Sequoia sells Just Dial shares for Rs 135 crore

      you are here: Home News Business Sep 05, 2017 09:06 PM IST | Source: PTI Private equity major Sequoia sells Just Dial shares for Rs 135 crore Private equity major Sequoia on Tuesday sold nearly 36 lakh shares of local search engine Just Dial for a little over Rs 135 crore through open market transactions. Private equity major Sequoia on Tuesday sold nearly 36 lakh shares of local search engine Just Dial for a little over Rs 135 crore through open market transactions.

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    7. Facebook pledges $1 million for flood relief in South Asia, enables ‘donate’ option for users

      Facebook pledges $1 million for flood relief in South Asia, enables ‘donate’ option for users

      Earlier Google too had committed $1 million for flood victims in these regions.

      Facebook has lent a helping hand in disaster relief operations across South Asia, including India, Nepal and Bangladesh, which have been witnessing some of the worst flooding in recent history. The social networking giant is donating $1 million to local organizations involved in relief work.

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    8. Govt. Issues First Ever Internet Shutdown Rules & Regulations

      Govt. Issues First Ever Internet Shutdown Rules & Regulations

      Internet shutdown is now becoming more and more common in India; primarily due to the spread of social media and messenger apps. Whenever the local administration feels that the situation can go out of control during an unrest, they shut the Internet down.

      But not any longer.

      In a first of it’s kind decision, Ministry of Communications has issued directives and instructions pertaining to Internet shutdowns in India.

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    9. Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Google Maps now shows you mandals on the route, ‘visarjan’ schedule, and more

      Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Google Maps now shows you mandals on the route, ‘visarjan’ schedule, and more

      Google Maps wants to ensure you have a good pandal-hopping experience this Ganesh Chaturthi.

      Ganeshotsava means a week full of sweet delicacies, pandal hopping, and not to forget, the maddening traffic. This year, the traffic snarls are set to extend for two days more. While the festival is celebrated in states other than Maharashtra, it is the city of Mumbai which witnesses the true grandeur of Ganesh Chaturthi, inclusive of the mega congestion.

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    10. Uber rolls out in-app chat, multi-destination booking in India; here’s how it works

      Uber rolls out in-app chat, multi-destination booking in India; here’s how it works

      What are these features, how do they work, and will you get them?

      After rolling out the in-app messaging feature in the US, Uber has now brought the feature to India. Exactly like it sounds, the feature is a chat messenger integrated within the app. It is meant to be an alternative for the in-app calling feature. And along with the chat feature, Uber has also introduced a new multi-destination feature in India.

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      Mentions: Google Uber
    11. Apple’s second phase of ‘Make in India’ is awaiting government approvals: Report

      Apple’s second phase of ‘Make in India’ is awaiting government approvals: Report

      Nothing has emerged yet from the talks between the Indian government and Apple.

      Apple is keen to ramp up its presence in India, both in retail and manufacturing. In its Q3 earnings call, CEO Tim Cook stressed that he was “very bullish” about the Indian market. In subsequent media interviews, he even said that Apple was looking to build localized features on iOS, and was also keen to scale up its Make in India operations.

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      Mentions: Apple Inc. Tim Cook
    12. Ola outstation now integrated on Google Maps

      Ola outstation now integrated on Google Maps

      Users will now be able to book Ola Outstation via Google Maps for long distance commute. Note Google Maps already integrates other categories of Ola like micro, mini and other along with other cab aggregators like Uber and Meru.

      Users can book cabs from 23 cities to over 215 one-way routes in the country across cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, and several others via Google maps.

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    13. Paytm Mall earmarks $35 million to ramp up logistics and delivery: Report

      Paytm Mall earmarks $35 million to ramp up logistics and delivery: Report

      Paytm is tying up with local carriers to speed up deliveries.

      Paytm Mall, Paytm’s e-commerce division, is doing a lot lately to gain acceptance among online shoppers. In its most recent move, Paytm Mall is ramping up its logistics division by tying up with more local delivery services across 25 Indian cities. It has earmarked $35 million for the purpose, ET reported. The Noida-based firm wants to emerge as a valuable service for customers looking for same-day or one-day deliveries.

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    14. Ola, Google bring ‘Outstation’ cabs to Google Maps

      Ola, Google bring ‘Outstation’ cabs to Google Maps

      The move enables bookings from 23 cities to over 215 one-way routes in India.

      Ride-hailing app Ola on Tuesday announced an inter-city travel partnership with Google that would help long-distance commuters discover Ola’s “Outstation” category on Google Maps. The move enables bookings from 23 cities to over 215 one-way routes in the country. In the coming weeks, the integration would be expanded to 500 routes.

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      Mentions: Google OLA
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