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– April 2-4 2012, Gurgaon: IndiaSocial Summit 2012
– April 04 2012, Bangalore: Ubuntu Cloud Day

Investment & M&A

– Film Actor Salman Khan Picks Up Stake In; Financials
– Sify Exits MH Global Sify Securities; Disputes In The Past
– iimjobs Raises Seed Funding From One 97 Communications, India Venture Partners, , and others
– Funding Digest: StaffOnContract, Exotel, AppSurfer
– Nirvana Venture Advisors Buys 10% In Games2Win Stake From Investors, Employees
– HandsPick Raises $2 Million Funding From SeedFund; Rebrands To

Other Updates:

– US & India Governments Launch Open Government Platform
– Producers Of Tamil Film ’3′ Get Court Order Making ISPs Responsible For Checking Piracy
– Next Mediaworks Offers ‘IndiaONE’ Music App On BlackBerry; Makes It Free
– Nokia Extends Real Time Traffic Updates To Smartphone Navigation Apps

– Affle & D2 Communications’ Mobile Marketing JV ad2c Acquires Mobimasta
– Indian Railways To Start Offering WiFi In Trains By September 2012
– Launches Revamped Mobile Site; Our Take
– TRAI Disconnects 22,769 Spammers; 161.66M Subscribers Registered With NCPR

– Cleartrip Expressway: 1-Click Bookings, But Not 1-Click Checkout
– Airtel To Offer Cash Withdrawal Service On Mobile: Report
– Airtel Ties Up With Novosol To Offer Sports Content On Mobile
– MoMagic Launches App Store For MediaTek’s MRE Platform

– Updated: Indiatimes’ IPL5 Plans: Brand Integration, Gamification, YouTube Revenue, Celebrity Tweets, Takedowns
– Affle & Samsung Launch Co-Branded Cricket Site For WP7 Phone
– Zee TV Launches Mobile Site & Apps For Dance Reality Show
– Cyber Crime Update: 799 Arrested in 2010, Delhi Reported Highest Number of Cyber Crimes

– Kannada Film “Dev Son Of Mudde Gowda” To Premiere Simultaneously Online
– NPCI Launches RuPay Debit Cards; Challenges
– Music Block Update: 68 Indian Music Piracy Sites Down
– Indian Railways To Install GPS Devices In Trains; To Offer Tracking On Google Maps

– TRAI Issues Directives To Curb Misleading Tariff Ads By Telcos
– Updated: MP Moves Motion In Rajya Sabha For Annulment Of India’s IT Rules; What Happens Next
– RIL To Start 4G Trials In Jamnagar Next Month: Report
– Ibibo Is Now A Gaming Network; Offers Zapak Plus

– Hungama To Offer Casual Film Games On Mid Day’s Website
– Amazon To Launch Cloud Services In India In 12 Months; Impact?
– Telugu Film Industry & MPAA Ink Anti-Piracy MoU; Tracking Users
– Ad: Indiantelevision announces 5th News Television Summit and Awards

News Digest

– News Digest: Unitech, Telenor, Milestone Interactive, RIM & More
– News Digest: Facebook, Saffronart, Helion, Essel Group, Videocon & More
– News Digest: Gartner Report, Tata Communications, TRAI, mCarbon & More
– News Digest: TomTom, MediaTek, Tata Comm, PubMatic, UFO Moviez & More

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– Global Organizations Overcome Spreadsheet Limitations with QlikView Business Discovery Platform
– ASUS opens up 4th retail store in West Bengal
– Invoicera outfitted to make its presence felt in Indian Market
– NBA And Ten Sports Launch First-Ever NBA Biggest Fan Contest
– MetricStream Announces that US based iRobot, a Pioneer in Robotics, Implements its GRC Solutions
– India’s first Social e-tailing company, registers 100 % growth MoM
– India’s first telecom incubator to take off in Kerala in April
– ICLP Sets Sights on Indian Expansion with New Appointment
– Larry Harris Joins PubMatic as Company’s First Chief Marketing Officer
– TomTom releases FREE Map Update Service for its portable navigation devices range in India

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