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– Sep 26-29 2012, Delhi: Nullcon 4th International Conference on IT security

Investment & M&A

– Mobile App Solutions Provider General Mobile Raises $5M From Innov8 & Mitsui.
– JustDial Raises Rs 327 Crore; Postpones IPO Plans
– Pinpuff Gets Acquired By LA-Based Technology Studio, Science
– Poshvine Raises Funding From MyFirstCheque
– OneAssist Raises $3.5M From Sequoia Capital & Light Speed Venture Partners
– Microsoft Acquires Yammer For $1.2 Billion


– 45.89M Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In April 2012
– April 2012: India has 686.62M Active Mobile Connections; 13.95M Broadband

Other Updates:

– Cleartrip Launches Last Minute Hotel Booking Service, Quickeys
– Uniphore Partners Nuance To Offer Speech Based Banking Solutions
– The Lowdown: Google I/O 2012 Day 2 – 310M Chrome Users, 425M Gmail & More
– MakeMyTrip Appoints Sanket Atal As Chief Technology Officer

– Updated: OnMobile Probing Fraud By CEO Arvind Rao: Report; Company Denies
– Govt. Asks PSU Banks To Switch To E-Payments From 1st July, Reduce NEFT Fee
– Ybrant Digital Set To Be Listed On The Bombay Stock Exchange
– Industry Moves: Viacom18; Olacabs; InMobi

– TRAI Exempts JaxtrSMS, Latlong & Hike From 200 SMS/Day Limit
– The Lowdown: What Google Announced At I/O 2012
– MTS Launches Mobile Point Of Sale Solution mPOS
– Sesame Workshop Launches Symbian & Windows Phone Apps For Children

– IRCTC 8AM Downtime Allows Agents To Book Tatkal Tickets: Reports
– Updated: FINO Acquires Nokia Money In India; Takatak Money
– Updated: ValueFirst Acquires Mginger; What’s The Game?
– Httpool Launches Integrated Online & Mobile Ad Platform In India

– Updated: Apple Extends iTunes Store To 12 Asian Markets; Why Not India?
– News Digest: CloudByte, Nexus Venture Partners, DoT, UTV, Tata DOCOMO & More
– EAFT & Art Of Living Foundation Launch Enlighten Tablets With Devotional Content
– Starcom MediaVest Group India Rolls Out ‘Web+TV’ Optimiser

– Mobext Launches Automated Mobile Messaging Service For Clients
– Oil Marketing Companies Launch LPG Transparency Portals
– IRS Q1 2012: Media Consumption On Internet Grows; Print Declines For Key Publications
– Pearl & Gaurav Kachru Leave Smile Group

– LinkedIn India Appoints AL Jagannath As Head Of Trade Marketing
– MIH Group CEO Antonie Roux Passes Away
– Myntra Claims To Offer 350+ Brands To 3M Customers; Private Label By Q3 2012
– News Digest: Channel V, Vodafone, Gaana, RIM & More
– Indian Railways & IIT-Kanpur Launch Real-Time Train Tracking On SMS

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