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Bangalore-based document viewing solution provider Bookpad has been acquired by Yahoo in a deal worth Rs 50 crores, reports the Economic Times. Note that neither Yahoo nor the founders of Bookpad ... Continue_Reading
(By Vivek & Vikas SN) It looks like The India Today Group has launched a new opinion-oriented site called DailyO that provides commentary on news from various categories like politics, sports, life, sci-tech, money, humour and ... Continue_Reading
Online travel agent MakeMyTrip has set up a $15 million Innovation Fund for investing in early-stage companies in the travel technology space, with a special focus on mobile and IP-based companies, and explore ... Continue_Reading
MTV India has launched another web series – The Look, in partnership with Philips. The show will be hosted by VJ Gaelyn and feature Alia Bhatt, the brand ambassador for ... Continue_Reading
The Union HRD Ministry has initiated the SWAYAM Programme, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform that is expected to go live within this year. On this platform professors of ... Continue_Reading
Person-to-person (P2P) online messaging service provider Way2SMS’ founder Raju Vanapala has now launched an e-learning marketplace called LearnSocial. Unlike traditional e-learning portals and Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platforms LearnSocial ... Continue_Reading
Mobile VAS company Spice Digital*, a subsidiary of Spice Mobility Ltd., acquired 26% stake in Bangalore-based startup Vavia Technologies, the company informed BSE. Financial details of the deal weren’t disclosed. ... Continue_Reading
A Right To Information (RTI) application filed by Software Freedom Law Centre (SFLC) has revealed that on an average around 7500 – 9000 telephone interception orders are issued by the ... Continue_Reading
The Government wants social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter and Google, to have servers in India so as to keep tabs on objectionable content, reports India Today. It said that ... Continue_Reading
Media company Pritish Nandy Communications Ltd (PNC) will be launching a service similar to Netflix and Hulu.com in India called Ogle, reports Livemint. This service is expected to be officially ... Continue_Reading
Eros International’s online streaming service ErosNow has partnered with Indian multiple-system operator (MSO) Home Cable Network Private Ltd., to offer its collection of films and music to Home Cable network’s customer ... Continue_Reading
One Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd has announced a new digital only food and travel series, ‘The Spice Traveller’ with Chef Saransh Goila, in association with Virgin Atlantic Airways and VisitBritain. ... Continue_Reading