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– LinkedIn Q1 2013: $24M APAC Revenues; 218.3M Users Globally


– IMPS Data: 49.90M Mobile Money IDs, Just 343,532 Txns In April 2013

Investment & M&A

– Updated: FoodPanda Raises Over $20M From AB Kinnevik & Phenomen Ventures
– Spins Off From Consim Info; Raises $7 Million
– Updated: Former Disney India MD (Digital) Samir Bangara Invests In Qyuki; Takes Over As CEO & MD

Other Updates:

– Gautam Shewakramani Of AudioCompass On Partnerships, Marketing, Revenue & More
– Saregama Appoints Keshaw Sinha As Its CTO
– Delhi Metro Launches Online Smart Card Recharge Facility
– NDTV Worldwide & NDTV Convergence Pick Up Stakes In NDTV’s E-Commerce Biz

– Indian Govt Approves Rs 3436.16Cr Funds For Aadhaar Project Phase IV
– Chart: Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) Transactions Vs Value Of Transactions
– The Lowdown: Nokia Debuts New Asha UI, Asha 501, In-App Payments & More
– Gautam Shewakramani Of AudioCompass On Products, Creating Audioguides & More

– Geojit BNP Paribas Partners BSE To Launch Stock Trading Facebook App
– AOL Brings TechCrunch Events To India With PlatformPlay Partnership
– Naukri: Hiring In Media, Internet & Mobile Up 6% In April 2013
– Google Translate Adds Support For Marathi Language

– #GMIC2013: Xiaomi Founder Lei Jun On How MIUI Addresses Key Android Issues
– Surveillance Industry Study Shows At Least 76 Companies Aiding Surveillance In India – CIS India
– Opera Partners 7 Indian Device Makers To Preload Opera Mini App
– Tachyon Technologies Launches Hindi Facebook Chat App

– OxiCash Launches Bank Agnostic Money Transfer Service With NPCI
– Update: Gizmodo India & Lifehacker India Goes Live; Technoholik To Shut Down
– Sify Appoints C.R Rao As Its Chief Operating Officer
– Tata DOCOMO Launches Music Based Data Plans With Saavn Partnership

– Nokia Preloads Hike App On Lumia 510, Lumia 720 & Asha Full Touch Smartphones
– Times Internet Shuts Down
– Inks Tie-up With KSRTC
– Mukesh Bansal On Myntra’s Acquisitions & Marketplace Plans – StartupCentral

– Will Matrimonial Site iBluebottle Work With Member Eligibility Criteria?
– Skymet Launches Weather App For Android; No Widget Support
– Facebook India Active Users Up 50% To 78M In Q1-2013
– Who Owns The UID Database? – Usha Ramanathan

– E-Commerce Shop Timtara Shuts Down: Report
– Uninor Appoints Yogesh Malik As Its CEO

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