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Investment & M&A

– ShopClues Raises $10M From Helion Venture Partners, Nexus Partners & Others
– Online Housing Portal Housing.co.in Raises Investment From Haresh Chawla
– InfoEdge Writes Off Rs 29.3 Cr Investment In 99labels
– Apr-Dec 2012: Rs 386.55 Cr FDI in Telecom; Rs 1162.26 Cr In Information & Broadcasting
– Bharti Airtel Increases Stake In Airtel Networks Nigeria To 79.1%
– What Reliance Games Plans To Do After Acquiring Funnel (Japan) & Bluesom (Korea)
– Publicis Groupe Acquires Mumbai-Based Digital Marketing Firm Convonix
– AT&T Planning To Acquire 26% Stake in Reliance Jio Infocomm: Report

Other Updates:

– On The Delhi High Court Judgment Granting STAR Rights To Cricket Scores – Part 2
– On The Delhi High Court Judgment Granting STAR Rights To Cricket Scores – Part 1
– Indian Smartphone Shipments Up 48% YoY; Mobile Shipments Up 16% YoY: IDC
– ACK Media Launches Bright Start Books; ACK Media Timeline

– Pratham Books is “Open” for Publishing – Gautam John
– The Lowdown: Samsung Announces Galaxy S4, New Services & Co-CEOs
– Dhingana Introduces Radio Stations; Plans RJ Based Programming
– ValueFirst Acquires clk2c.com Mobile Video Ad Push Service

– Hey Google, Why Doesn’t A Global Launch Include India?
– Google Appoints Sundar Pichai As Android Head; Andy Rubin Steps Down
– Sanjeev Bikhchandani: Not Enough Indian Capital To Support E-Commerce In India
– Bizarre: India’s Department of Telecom Blocks Wedding Album On Facebook

– BBC World Service Launches BBC Hindi App on Android
– The Lowdown on IRCTC’s E-Commerce Tender: Commission Structure, Responsibilities, Selection Criteria & More
– Nokia India Mobile Internet Data Jul-Dec 2012: 12.7B Page Views; Top Apps, Games, Songs & More
– DTDC Launches E-Commerce Logistics Service DotZot; Offerings

– News Digest: Twitter, Nokia, Saholic, Micromax, Tata Sky & More
– TRAI Asks Telcos To Stop Accepting MNP Requests From Users Of Suspended Operators
– Paytm and redBus Launch Real-Time Bus Tracking Feature
– RBI Issues Fresh Guidelines For Debit & Credit Cards, Online Money Transfers

– Infibeam Starts Offering Marketplace Listings On Its E-Commerce Portal
– Sistema Secures CDMA Spectrum In 8 Circles For Rs 3,639 Cr; Closing Down In 3 Circles
– #Frames13: Walt Disney Chairman Raises India Policy Uncertaintly Issue
– JustDial Planning To Launch Online Food Delivery Service; Bookurtable.com Partnership?

– OnMobile Launches Music Download Service On Airtel & BSNL
– What’s Being Said About RIL Jio Infocomm – All Updates
– Indian Airports To Accept Mobile Boarding Passes For Domestic Flights: Report
– Industry Moves: Sunit Dutt – BlackBerry, Amit Khanna – Reliance Entertainment
– Ixigo CEO Aloke Bajpai On their Relationship With OTA’s & MakeMyTrip

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