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    1. YouTube MCN #fame launches live video streaming app

      YouTube MCN #fame launches live video streaming app

      YouTube multi-channel network #fame (earlier Famebox Networks) has launched a live video streaming app in beta. This app will allow artists/talents to live stream their performances to viewers. The beta app is currently available for both Android and iOS. The top right corner of the app screen features a ‘live’ button that can be used to live stream videos. Currently, the app features live videos from celebrities and other artists who have already signed up with #fame.

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    2. CarDekho launches its site in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu

      CarDekho launches its site in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu

      Car portal CarDekho has launched 3 websites in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages. Instead of using the Google translate algorithm to translate into multiple languages, the company claims that it built a new platform to translate all the content on its English site, because the site did not support a multi-lingual and multi-regional capability. The company says that it chose these three languages since they’re the most widely spoken in the country.

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    3. Cyanogen looking to setup an office in Bangalore or Delhi

      Cyanogen looking to setup an office in Bangalore or Delhi

      OS developer Cyanogen is planning to open an office in India within the next three months and plans to acquire startups in the country, reports ET. The Indian team will either be based in Bangalore or Delhi and will work on products. Vikram Natarajan, the senior vice-president of global partnerships and distribution at Cyanogen, told ET that Cyanogen’s India team will consist of around 50 people in about a year, a third of the company’s current employee base.

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    4. Industry moves: Haptik and Snapdeal

      Industry moves: Haptik and Snapdeal

      Haptik has taken on its board of directors Professor Dan Roth. Roth will work with Haptik’s co-founder Swapan Rajdev to scale Haptik’s Natural language processing (NLP), the backend chat technology and understanding user behaviour to enhance its product and service. Roth will own a small equity stake and will become an equity partner at Haptik. Haptik mentions that it will be the first Indian company Roth has ever worked with.

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    5. Lycos Internet puts up its technology patents for sale

      Lycos Internet puts up its technology patents for sale

      Digital marketing solutions company Lycos Internet (formerly Ybrant Digital) has put up for sale a number of patents it holds across segments like search engine technology, online advertising and online gaming among others. Intellectual Property consultation initiative Propeller(y) is helping Lycos Internet make its IP portfolio available to the industry for acquisition or licensing. The company also mentioned that it is readying to launch a suite of hard good products in the coming weeks.

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    6. Localbanya introduces 2 hour delivery service called Instabanya in Hyderabad

      Localbanya introduces 2 hour delivery service called Instabanya in Hyderabad

      Online grocery delivery service provider Localbanya has introduced an 120 minutes delivery service called Instabanya in Hyderabad, barely a month after expanding its service to the city. The service is available across Hyderabad, and is free for orders above Rs 500. And a flat fee of Rs 49 will be charged for orders below Rs 500.The company is testing waters in Hyderabad, and based on the response they get Instabanya will be extended to the other markets its operational in.

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    7. Google provides grants to 3 child safety charities for creating online resources

      Google provides grants to 3 child safety charities for creating online resources

      Google will provide $500,000 in grants to three charities to promote child safety campaigns in India. These non-profits include Childline India Foundation, Bachpan Bachao Andolan and Tulir, which will be provided with support for smart applications of technology and to scale initiatives aimed at child safety programs and campaigns in India. The grants have been made by Google through Google.org, its charitable arm.

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    8. Tiger Global sells a further 5.4% stake in JustDial

      Tiger Global sells a further 5.4% stake in JustDial

      Tiger Global has sold a further 5.37% stake in directory services company JustDial for Rs 408 crore (about $64 million) through open market transactions, reports TechCircle. Tiger Global now has 3.81% stake left in JustDial. Earlier this month, it had sold 2.1% stake in the company for Rs 162 crore, and had shed 3.4% stake for Rs 300 crore in March this year. Tiger Global is also believed to have sold a partial stake during JustDials 2013 IPO.

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    9. Hungama claims to have over 50 million monthly active users

      Hungama claims to have over 50 million monthly active users

      Digital entertainment company Hungama claims to have crossed 50 million monthly active users (MAUs) across its service. It claims that its user base has expanded by more than 200% in the last 12 months and that 250 million users accessed its service over the last year. Hungama attributed this increase in active users to the fact that it has introduced several new features to the platform, as well as to the growth in mobile data adoption.

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    10. Rahul Yadav’s Reddit AMA: Sequoia Capital deal, ESOPs challenge & More

      Rahul Yadav’s Reddit AMA: Sequoia Capital deal, ESOPs challenge & More

      It all started off with an email. No this isnt the opening scene of a rom-com movie releasing at a theater neat you, this is a soap opera with an eclectic CEO in the lead role. Emails were sent, lawsuits were filed, the CEO resigned and withdrew it within 24 hours, and all this time social media was abuzz with conjectures, banter and every once in a while a bit of nastiness.

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    11. To The New merges 4 of its digital services businesses to form To The New Digital

      To The New merges 4 of its digital services businesses to form To The New Digital

      Singapore-headquartered web products & digital services company TO THE NEW is consolidating 4 of its digital services businesses Tangerine Digital, IntelliGrape Software, Ignitee Digitaland Techsailor to form TO THE NEW Digital. All four companies had been acquired by TO THE NEW over the past few years.Fashion and lifestyle e-commerce company American Swan, YouTube MCN #fame, social media analytics platform ThoughtBuzz and blogging platform Blogmint are a part of TO THE NEW Group.

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    12. Funding roundup: MeetUniv, Lookup, Awaaz De and Crown It

      Funding roundup: MeetUniv, Lookup, Awaaz De and Crown It

      MeetUniv, a college search portal for studying abroad, has raised funding from Peesh Ventures, reports VCCircle. The amount of funding is conflicted since VCCircle reports MeetUniv to have raised $9.5 million while Business Standard reports the amount to be $1 million. MeetUniv was founded by Nitin Kapoor and Keshav Munjal in September 2012.

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    13. Electronics retailers may void warranties of products bought online

      Electronics retailers may void warranties of products bought online

      Electronics manufacturers including LG India, Daikin, Haier and Videocon are discouraging customers from purchasing electronics items such as TVs, washing machines, microwave ovens, fridges and ACs online (through ecommerce websites) since they might have to pay for installation, after sales service and repairs even when the product is under warranty, reports ET. The report adds that online sales of electronics items through e-commerce sites account for less than 5% of the companies sales.

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    14. ItzCash ties up with Manipur power distribution co for recharging meters

      ItzCash ties up with Manipur power distribution co for recharging meters

      Essel Group-owned payments company ItzCash has tied up with the Manipur State Power Distribution Company to let customers to recharge their prepaid electricity meters using their online portal or visiting the nearest ItzCash Point outlet. To check illegal power connections and wastage, the Manipur government had introduced pre-paid electricity meters where customers would pay first and consume only for the amount paid. Consumers can buy electricity though recharge vouchers.

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    15. MakeMyTrip invests in travel planning website Inspirock

      MakeMyTrip invests in travel planning website Inspirock

      Online travel agency MakeMyTrip has acquired 18 percent stake in Inspirock, an online planning tool for creating custom itineraries, reports Techcircle. The deal was done through MakeMyTrips innovation fund, although the size of the deal remains undisclosed. Inspirock essentially provides users with customizable itineraries based on where they are travelling to and for how long. The platform currently only works with cities in the US and Europe.

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    16. Morten Karlsen Sørby is Telenor Group’s new Asia Head

      Morten Karlsen Sørby is Telenor Group’s new Asia Head

      Norwegian telecom company Telenor has appointed Morten Karlsen Srby as the head of Asia region, with effect from June 1 2015. Srby will be responsible for overseeing and running Telenors Asia operations and join the group executive management team. Prior to this, Srby was the Uninor CEO, replacing Sigve Brekke, who served as Uninors acting CEO for the last quarter of 2013, after former CEO Yogesh Malik quit in November 2013 citing personal reasons.

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    17. TheBetterIndia secures undisclosed funding from Mohandas Pai

      TheBetterIndia secures undisclosed funding from Mohandas Pai

      Bangalore-based social issues news website The Better India has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Infosys former member of the board of directors Mohandas Pai. Pai will also join the companys board. The company told MediaNama that its current funding, along with its previous funding of $160,000 from members of angel network Intellecap Impact Investment Network including Raveen Sastry, co-founder of Myntra, and Sohil Shah will be used to ramp up their content, social media and partnership teams. When asked about the team size, the company said that currently, it has an editorial team of 4 members and ...

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    18. Micromax offers access to Indic app store with MoFirst tie-up

      Micromax offers access to Indic app store with MoFirst tie-up

      Indian handset manufacturer Micromax has tied-up with Mumbai-based MoFirst Solutions to offer translation and transliteration services with messaging on its phones and also provide access to about 10,000 local language apps available on MoFirsts App Bazaar, reports The Economic Times. It needs to be mentioned here that MoFirsts website mentions that App Bazaar has over 5000 Indic apps and content.

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    19. Akosha raises $16M Series B funding from Sequoia Capital

      Akosha raises $16M Series B funding from Sequoia Capital

      Delhi-based online customer feedback platform Akosha has raised $16 millionin a series B round of funding led by existing investor Sequoia Capital. The company had previously raised $5 million is a series A round of funding in July last year and a seed investment of $200,000 in September 2011, both from Sequoia Capital. Akosha will use the funding to hire over 200 software engineers and product managers to further build its platform and develop its mobile apps.

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    20. Livspace has now acquired online interior designers network Dwll

      Livspace has now acquired online interior designers network Dwll

      Personalised home furnishings provider Livspace has acquired the curated online network of interior designers Dwll.in. This is essentially a talent acquisition, and the co-founders of Dwll.in and its core team will join Livspace. Its not clear if Livspace has any plans of integrating Dwlls network on its website, and if Dwll will remain an independent entity or not. Founded in 2013 by Parikshat Hemrajani and Pankaj Poddar, Dwll lists various furniture designs from designers from various cities.

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    21. Vodafone India Mobile Internet connections increases to 64 million in Q4-FY15

      Vodafone India Mobile Internet connections increases to 64 million in Q4-FY15

      Vodafone India added 12,585 3G sites during the quarter to take its overall 3G sites to over 35,000, as part of its Project Spring initiative. However, its 3G coverage in targeted urban areas remained flat from the previous quarter at 90%.The company also claims that 73%of its data sessions were above 400kbps for the quarter, as compared to 70%in the previous quarter and 67%in the quarter before. More on Project Spring initiative here. Download: Press Release | Presentation

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