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Weekly Digest (15th-22nd March 2013)


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Investment & M&A

– Citrus Pay Raises $2M From Sequoia Capital; Launches Citrus Checkout
– Updated: Biosense Technologies Raises $500,000 From GSF India & Inistor Fund
– SkoolShop.com Raises Series A Funding From Blume Ventures & Others
– TLabs’ New Batch Of Startups: Happay, Langhar, Gradestack, Offermandi, iExperience
– Online Test Platform RankJunction Raises Investment From Indian Angel Network

Data

– 42.03 Lakh Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In January 2013
– Chart: Net Banking Transactions By SBI Bank Customers From Sep 2011 To Nov 2012
– January 2013: India Has 15.01M Broadband Connections; 708.04M Active Mobile Conections

Other Updates:

Interim Stay In STAR Cricket Case Allows Scores On Mobile
– eBay India Census 2012: India’s Top Brands, Cities, States, Rural Hubs & More
– On News & The Internet: Jeff Jarvis, Raghav Bahl, Siddharth Varadarajan and Sanjay Salil
– India Post Partners Infosys To Offer Online Services In Rural Areas

Advertisement

– Eric Schmidt In India: On Broadband, Newspapers, Mobile Ads, Android, Twitter, Facebook & More
– I&B Ministry To Install Monitoring System To Track Cable TV Digitization; TV Ratings
– Microsoft Got 594 User Data Requests From Indian Government In 2012
– Network18 Appoints R. Jagannathan As Editor-in-Chief, Web & Publishing Division

– Zomato Expands to Philippines; Dubai Operations Break Even & Future Expansion Plans
– HomeShop18 CMO Rashmi Berry Quits
– NASSCOM Launches 10,000 Startups Program with IAN, Google & Microsoft; Partners & Program Details
– Display Ad Network Velocity Starts Offering Location-Based Audience Targeting

– GaneshaSpeaks in 2012: 2.46 Million Calls; 53.46% Male; Career & Business Highest Growth
– STAR Sends Notices To App Developers After Delhi HC Judgment Grants Cricket Score Rights
– NIC And Planning Commission Announce Hackathon To Aid 12th Five Year Plan
– The Lowdown: Indian Government Clears Electronic Delivery Of Service Bill

– 3-7% Paid Users in India, Close to Global Standards – Linda Kozlowski on Evernote in India
– What’s Being Said About RIL Jio Infocomm – All Updates
– Ad: Shashi Tharoor and Waleed Rashed at India Internet Day 2013, 26th April, The Sheraton, New Delhi
– Ditto TV Partners With ZeeQ For Content

– Delhi Metro Mobile App Tender: Rs 3.65 Lakh Project, 3 Months; Features, Selection Criteria, Activities
– Mahindra Reva Launches Mobile Apps For e20
– Industry Moves: Reliance Entertainment Digital, Mindshare, ZTE India, Viacom18
– Healthkart Converts Healthkartplus Into A MarketPlace For Prescribed Drugs

– Evernote Adds 92,000 Indian Users A Month; 42% India Mobile Base Android – Director, APAC Market Development, Linda Kozlowski
– Lowdown of the Mobile Seva Project Draft RFP; Selection Criteria, Responsibilities & More
– Airtel Challenges DoT’s 3G Shutdown Order For 7 Circles In Delhi High Court
– The Ugly Side Of Email Marketing In India

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

Useful Lists:

– Deals: VC, PE & M&A In Internet, Mobile, Media in India
– Short Code Services in India
– Circlewise List Of Telecom Operators in India
– Statewise Broadband Subscribers In India
– Digital Payment Companies in India
– Advertising Networks in India