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    1. Govt claims FDI in telecom at $2.8B and tech industry $2.2B in 6 months

      Govt claims FDI in telecom at $2.8B and tech industry $2.2B in 6 months

      According to the government, foreign direct investment (FDI) in India has increased by 48% between October 2014 and April 2015 as opposed to the same period last year. As per the statement, the telecom sector saw investments worth $2.8 billion while computer software and hardware industry saw investments worth $2.2 billion.

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    2. India.com signs multi year deal with Outbrain

      India.com signs multi year deal with Outbrain

      Online content discovery platform Outbrain has signed a multi-year partnership with India.com, reports Indiantelevision.com. The deal will also cover India.com’s other online properties such as eenews.com, dnaindia.com, Bollywoodlife.com, Cricketcountry.com, OnCars.in,Prepsure.com, BGR.in, Careerfundas.com, TheHealthSite.com, Travel.india.com and Video.india.com.

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    3. “Only talent who reach a critical mass, go on YouTube” – Puneet Johar, To The New Ventures on #fame

      “Only talent who reach a critical mass, go on YouTube” – Puneet Johar, To The New Ventures on #fame

      In the first part of MediaNama’s interview with Puneet Johar, CEO & Co-founder of To The New Ventures on #fame, he spoke about the company’s content strategy, traffic to the app, approach to mobile, among others. In the second part of the interview, he speaks about the monetisation process, brand associations, subscription, talent management and challenges. Monetization MediaNama: What role has YouTube’s monetization model played in the launch of your own app?

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    4. Twitter to display images and excerpts from links in tweets on mobile

      Twitter to display images and excerpts from links in tweets on mobile

      Microblogging platform Twitter has globally updated its summary cards on mobile (both Android and iOS) to show previews of articles within the tweet. Twitter claims that with this update, users on mobile will be able to see the image, title and summary of the tweet in their timelines and that the format is apparently ‘more attractive’ for consuming information.

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    5. eCourts Phase II approved by Union Cabinet

      eCourts Phase II approved by Union Cabinet

      The Union Cabinet has approved the second phase of the eCourts Mission Mode Project for Rs 1670 crore to enable information and communications technology (ICT) in courts. This will be done through ‘universal computerisation’, cloud computing, case record digitisation and e-services like e-filing, e- payment gateways and mobile apps among others.

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    6. Eros Now to produce original shows; to premiere movies on app before TV

      Eros Now to produce original shows; to premiere movies on app before TV

      Stepping up it digital strategy, production and distribution company Eros International will produce three original shows which will be streamed on its video on demand platform Eros Now, reports Indiantelevision.com. In addition, Eros Now will premiere some of its recent Bollywood releases on the digital platform first and then on TV. The report added that Eros has also tied up with Anil Kapoor Film Company to co-produce an Indian adaptation of a popular international sitcom.

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    7. Den Networks receives FIPB clearance to up its foreign stake

      Den Networks receives FIPB clearance to up its foreign stake

      Cable TV distributor and multi system operator (MSO) Den Networks has received clearance from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to increase its foreign investment limit from the current 49% to 74% reports IndianTelevision. The company is apparently working on building its broadband base and digitisation of Phase III and IV areas. According to the Indiantelevision report, FIIs currently hold 20.27 in the company.

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    8. Funding roundup: MoveInSync, BoxMySpace and Ketto

      Funding roundup: MoveInSync, BoxMySpace and Ketto

      MoveInSync raises undisclosed amount from InnoVen Capital India Bangalore-based employee transport solution provider MoveInSync has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from InnoVen Capital India, reports Vccircle. The startup will use the funds for its working capital requirements and to find more clients for its transportation management solution. Prior to this, MoveInSync had raised $5 million from Inventus Capital Partners, Qualcomm Ventures and Saama Capital.

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    9. 3.24 Million Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In May 2015

      3.24 Million Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In May 2015

      Porting requests were submitted for 3.24 million connections in the month of May 2015, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is up 2.26% from 3.16 million porting requests reported in April 2015. India had a total mobile connection base of 975.78 million connections (868 million active) as of May 2015. India doesn’t yet have number portability across service areas, the deadline for which has been extended to July 2015.

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    10. Facebook extends Buy button beta test to other businesses

      Facebook extends Buy button beta test to other businesses

      Social networking platform Facebook, which had started testing a buy button for Shopify last month, will extend this feature to various business’ Facebook pages, reports Mashable. The feature is currently being tested with a few retailers, ecommerce companies and a small user base. The new feature will let retailers sell items directly through their business page, turning it into a partial ecommerce store.

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    11. Snapdeal launches mobile marketplace Shopo for SMBs

      Snapdeal launches mobile marketplace Shopo for SMBs

      Ecommerce marketplace Snapdeal has launched Shopo, a zero commission mobile marketplace targeted at small and medium businesses (SMBs), which will combine chat and commerce on smartphones. Snapdeal claims that it will not take any fees and allow SMBs to list their products in a single step. Sellers can list products like bakery and grocery items, toys, collectibles, fashion and utility products.

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    12. Industry moves: Myntra and Flipkart

      Industry moves: Myntra and Flipkart

      Myntra appoints Ambarish Kenghe as SVP of products Online fashion store Myntra has appointed Ambarish Kenghe as senior VP and head of products, reports Livemint. Kenghe will join the company this month end and report to CEO Mukesh Bansal. He will be responsible for product innovation for the company’s mobile products. Kenghe previously co-founded and led the product management for Google Chromecast and has over 15 years of experience in product development and management.

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    13. Times Internet launches expense management app SmartSpends

      Times Internet launches expense management app SmartSpends

      Times Internet Limited (TIL) has launched an Android only app called SmartSpends which organises a user’s spends into categories like travel, dining and entertainment etc. It also claims to organise spends by merchants and accounts, and set an automated bill calendar, with the help of algorithms. The app has been powered by Freshdesk and is free to download and use. TIL claims that SmartSpends will support all Android versions running 4.0 and above.

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    14. “One of our largest challenges is the payments system in India”- Greg Moran, Zoomcar

      “One of our largest challenges is the payments system in India”- Greg Moran, Zoomcar

      Towards the end of the last month, we spoke with Greg Moran, Zoomcar’s cofounder and CEO, to understand the self car drive space, payment issues, expansion plans and the competition. This is the second part of the interview. You can read the first part here. MediaNama: Have you faced any issues with authorities with respect to self driving cars? Greg Moran: The challenges are something that come with any new class or segment that comes in India.

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    15. “We started a YouTube business but we have moved on” – Puneet Johar, To The Ventures on #fame

      “We started a YouTube business but we have moved on” – Puneet Johar, To The Ventures on #fame

      YouTube multi-channel network #fame (earlier Famebox Networks) launched a live video streaming app in May 2015. Why did #fame decide to launch its own video app despite being present on the world’s largest video platform, YouTube? What drove the company to set up a mobile app? To find answer to these questions and many others, we spoke Puneet Johar, CEO & Co-founder of To The New Ventures which backs #fame.

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    16. Google launches open source beacon protocol Eddystone

      Google launches open source beacon protocol Eddystone

      Search giant Google has launched its own open source beacon format called Eddystone, that enables BLE (Bluetooth low energy) devices to act as markers that provide contextual information in the real world. A beacon is essentially a low energy Bluetooth device that can broadcast its identity to other Bluetooth electronic devices like smartphones and tablets.

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    17. Streaming services roundup: Hungama and Guvera

      Streaming services roundup: Hungama and Guvera

      Hungama to live stream Ghazal music concert Digital entertainment company Hungama will be live streaming the annual ‘Khazana – A Festival of Ghazals’ concert across its digital platforms on July 24 and 25. Audiences can view the concert on the Hungama music app in the Ghazal section and on Hungama.com The concert can also be viewed on Hungama’s official YouTube Channel, Daily Motion and on Tata Sky.

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    18. DB Corp Internet revenues at Rs 10.11 Cr for Q1-FY16; Rs 7.8 Cr loss

      DB Corp Internet revenues at Rs 10.11 Cr for Q1-FY16; Rs 7.8 Cr loss

      DB Corp, the publisher of dailies such as Dainik Bhaskar, Divya Bhaskar, Saurashtra Samachar, Divya Marathi and DNA has posted a loss before tax of Rs 7.8 crore for its Internet business segment for the quarter ended June 30. Losses at in the segment continues to widen from the loss of Rs 7.35 crore in the preceding quarter and from Rs 1.03 crore in the same quarter last year.

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    19. HT Media’s digital revenues grows 29% y-o-y to Rs 30.6 Cr in Q1-FY16

      HT Media’s digital revenues grows 29% y-o-y to Rs 30.6 Cr in Q1-FY16

      Media company HT Media has reported digital revenues of Rs 30.6 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, registering a 29% growth from Rs 23.7 crore in the same quarter last year. On a quarter-on-quarter basis the digital segment grew 7% from Rs 28.6 crore in the preceding quarter. The losses in the segment however widened to Rs 21.18 crore compared to the loss of Rs 9.75 crore in the same quarter last year. The digital segment had reported losses of Rs 13.35 crore.

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    20. Citibank testing cryptocurrency as a digital payment platform

      Citibank testing cryptocurrency as a digital payment platform

      Citibank is running a test platform for digital currencies and is planning its own solutions called CitiCoin, reports IBTimes UK. The bank claims to have already constructed three blockchains and a test currency to run across them. These systems are still in the test phases with no real money passing through them. A blockchain is essentially just a database that maintains the public ledger of transactions for cryptocurrencies, in this case Citicoin.

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    21. FilmyFilmy website transliterates English to Hindi; are others listening?

      FilmyFilmy website transliterates English to Hindi; are others listening?

      Gurgaon based Pariksha Labs, a 5 year old R&D software service provider, launched a website and an app called Filmy Filmy which transliterates English to Hindi, when looking for a song or a title on the website. The website itself comes in Hindi by default but there’s a language option at the bottom where users can switch to English. It appears that Pariksha Labs had been working on this feature since sometime last week.

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    22. “It is better to have deep presence in fewer cities than having 10 cars in 50 cities”- Greg Moran, Zoomcar

      “It is better to have deep presence in fewer cities than having 10 cars in 50 cities”- Greg Moran, Zoomcar

      Zoomcar, the Bangalore based self drive car company, recently raised funding worth $11 million from Sequoia Capital, Empire Angels and NGP. In May, it also launched operations in Hyderabad with ~30 cars at 6 different locations. We caught up with Greg Moran, co-founder and CEO of Zoomcar to understand their expansion plans, user base and competition among other things. This is part one of the two part interview. MediaNama: What is the demographic of your users by cities?

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