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Investment & M&A

– Freecultr Raises $4 Million From Sequoia Capital; Smile Interactive?
– SAR Group Acquires 55% Stake In Fly Mobile’s Indian Subsidiary
– MobileWave Acquires Ariose Software
– Pepperfry Raises $5M From Norwest Venture Partners

Data

– IRCTC Reports 13.08M Transactions For November 2011

Other Updates:

– 2011- Year In Review: Trends From Google, Facebook, Airtel
– Komli Launches Real Time Bidding Based Ad Platform
– BigAdda COO Shivanandan Pare Puts In Papers; Exiting Readers Offers
– Aakash Tablet Available Online for Rs 2500; Ubislate 7 in Jan 2012

– Nokia Launches Nokia Money Prepaid Mobile Wallet
– Beam Looking To Enter Virtual Goods Payments; How They’re Different From ITZ Cash
– Updated: Airtel Mobitude 2011: 150M Music Downloads; 200M Wallpaper Downloads
– Aircel & Tata Docomo Cancel 3G Intra Circle Roaming Agreement: Report

– Editorial: Who Plays Judge?
– Folksome Aims To Put Indian Folk Music On A Map; Keeping It Alive
– Zomato Launches An Online Ticketing Platform
– UTV Interactive To Offer Mythological Stories On Mobile Phones

– BCCI Cancels Nimbus Contract: Reports; Nimbus Issues Statement
– The Lowdown: India’s Unique ID Project Unraveled By Standing Committee
– Wikipedia Indic Language Stats: 43.5 Million Pageviews In Oct 2011; 131% Mobile Growth YoY
– HT Media Launches Mint iPad App; Bugs & Suggestions

– MTS India Data Card Base At 1.07M; Non-Voice Revenues Up 32% QoQ In Q3-2011
– Max Healthcare Partners MphRx To Launch Healthcare App For BlackBerry
– #InkConference: On State And The Interest In Interests
– Mahindra Retail Goes Online With Mom&Me Shop

News Digest

– News Digest: Lintas Media, Tradus, Virgin Media, IndiaArtVillage, UFO Moviez & More
– News Digest: Eenadu TV, Tata Docomo, TRAI & More
– News Digest: Tata Teleservices, Bharti, DoT, Internet Freedom & More
– News Digest: Social Wavelength, Mojostreet, TRAI, UFO Moviez

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

PRNama: (mail releases@medianama.com)

– Quantum Mutual Fund extends its reach for investors
– SportsNest launches online purchase of sporting, fitness and adventure gear
– IVK Mobile SICT Appointed Senior level Managers for North India Operations
– LinkedIn India appoints Hetal Sonpal to further strengthen sales operations
– A New Platform for Artists and Art Lovers to Connect – www.IndiaArtVillage.com
– TLabs calls out to budding entrepreneurs with a viable idea
– Komli Media launches ATOM, India’s 1st RTB enabled performance ad platform
– GRAS Academy collaborates with Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to promote skill development and vocational education in India
– LG Cinema 3D Game Festival championship comes to town!
– MTS Launches Mega Mela – A Unique Consumer Engagement Program For Its Customers In Kerala

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