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Editor’s Picks

– Indian Govt Made 1699 User Data Requests To Google; 79% Compliance
Understanding Why Google+ Works (For Me)
– GroupOn’s India User Data Apparently Compromised
– IRCTC Blocks 4.6 Lakh User IDs Following E-Ticket Fraud
– Axis Bank Launches E-Wallet Card; Why Only Address Fear?

Investment & M&A

– Vistaprint Buys
– EYantra Picks Up Stake In Promotional Goods Consortium IGC Global Promotions NV
– Blackstone May Buy 20% In Smart Cards Co FINO: Report
– Mobile Ad Co Vserv Backed By Paymate MD Ajay Adiseshann; Android
– Ybrant To Acquire Minority Stake In Israel Based Web 3.0
– One97 Invests In Data Roaming Provider LeapSky Wireless
– Updated: Eki Communications Raises $250,000
– Raises $15M From Fidelity Growth Partners

Other Updates:

– BigAdda To Shut Down Social Networking Biz; Users Get Till July 15th To Download Data
– Hemant Sachdev Quits Microsoft India
– Launches FindMyMatch
– PayMate Ties Up With Mahaventures To Launch WayPay
– VAS Retail & Voice Gaming Co Vegam Divests 20% Stake To Altruist Group

– Reliance To Launch Like Feature On Bubbly Voice Blogs
– Nokia Preloads Obopay Mobile Banking App In India; Critical Stage
– Opera Software Launches Opera 11.50; Adds Support For Bengali & Punjabi
– Voice & Data Survey: Indian Mobile Handset Revenue Rs. 33,171 Cr, Up 15%

– Airtel Bangladesh Touches 5 Million Customers; Plans Service Expansion
– Intra Circle 3G Deal Helps Vodafone Launch 3G In Andhra Pradesh, Kerala
– CyberMedia To Overhaul Websites…And It’s About Time They Did It
– IMPS To Pilot Merchant Transactions; Should Not Increase Rates

News Digest

– News Digest: Airtel, Yahoo, BharatMatrimony, Nokia, Random House Publishing
– News Digest: Airtel, Nokia, HTC, MTNL, Karvy, JustEat
– News Digest: Idea, Samsung, Vodafone, AajFriday, MTS, Nokia

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

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– ZTE India Successfully Deploys a New VAS Platform for Vodafone Essar
– Geodesic extends its financial services in Oman
– Quantum Mutual Fund Reduces Expense Ratio
– ZTE Management Increases Holding Through Purchase of More Than One Million ‘A’ Shares
– HTC Unveils The HTC Flyer In India, The First Tablet With HTC Sense

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