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Earnings 2012

– Google Q1 Results: Stock Split; 850,000 Android Activations Daily; 170M Google+ Users; Financials

Investment & M&A

– Insieve Technologies Raises Funding From Ojas Ventures & Blume Ventures
– Unmetric Raises $3.2 Million Funding From Nexus Venture Partners
– Funding Digest: edabba, Taxiguide, Yourcabs
– Olacabs Raises Series-A Funding From Tiger Global Management
– The Lowdown: Facebook Buys Instagram For $1 Billion; What Next?

Data

– IRCTC Reports 15.30M Transactions For March 2012
– 37.11M Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In February 2012
– February 2012 : India has 670.61M Active Mobile Connections; 13.54M Broadband
– March 2012: 33.87M IMPS Mobile Money IDs; 30,137 Transactions

Other Updates:

– What’s On India’s TV Street Maps Expands Reach To 450 Cities With 1000 Head-ends
– India’s AICTE To Deploy Microsoft’s Email, WebApps, IM, Storage Across 10,000 Colleges
– Anand Audio Gets Google To Remove Search Results For “Anna Bond MP3?
– Bubble Motion Launches Voice Blogging App On Android

– Sony Music India Moves Video Content To The Cloud
– Turner Owned Imagine TV To Shut Down
– AaramShop Attempts To Bring Kirana Stores Online; Monetization: Advertising
– Floost Launches Blogging & Content Aggregator Platform; Tries To Do Everything

– Spuul Launches Online Video Streaming Service Offering Indian Content
– Google Rolls Out Currents Internationally; Why Would You Use It?
– Exclusive: Robosoft’s Indic Enabled Android Phone; Review
– Indian Telecom Regulator Tells Etisalat DB & S Tel To Resume Services

– MTS India Data Card Base At 1.34M; Non-Voice Revenues Up 22% QoQ In Q4-2011
– PocketSMS Lets Visually And Hearing Impaired Send & Receive SMS
– Saregama CEO Apurv Nagpal Puts In Papers
– Former Network18 Group CEO, Haresh Chawla Joins IVFA

– Google Adds NGMA & National Museum To Its Art Project
– TripAdvisor Expands Business Listings To Indian Hotel Properties
– Loop Telecom To Close Down Operations; Asks Subscribers To Port Out
– India Allows 100% FDI In Stored Value Cards, Smart Cards, Value Added Cards

– Airtel 4G: Move To Fixed Line If You Want 100GB Says Sanjay Kapoor
– India Allows 100% FDI In B2B E-Commerce; Restricts Investments In B2C
– Naukri.com: Hiring In Media, Internet & Mobile Up 20% YoY In March 2012
– Airtel Launches 4G In Kolkata; Tariff, Services & Devices

– Sneak Peek: Saregama Working On Live Beta Version Of Its Online Store
– Sony Pictures Television Acquires 30% Stake in MAA Television Network
– India Should Not Develop Its Own Tech Standards: GSMA
– Mig33 Launches Developer Program For Social Games; Claims 300,000 Active Gamers

– Samsung To Launch Mobile Ad Exchange For Its Devices
– IPL 5 Round-Up: Avani TV; Mig33; Games; Merchandise
– Industry Moves: MeritNation, Zee Entertainment
– Aadhaar Numbers To Be Delivered Via SMS: Report

News Digest

– News Digest: IMImobile, Zeebox, Airtel 4G, Aadhaar, Tikona, DoT, Viadeo & More
– News Digest: Polaris Wireless, Dish TV, SVR Payment Solutions, MTS, RBI & More
– News Digest: IPL, 2G Scam, Google & More

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