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– DB Corp Internet Loss Down To Rs 0.52 Cr For Q3-FY14; Revenue At Rs 5.25 Cr

Investment & M&A

– Grabhouse Gets A Makeover And Launches New Features After Raising Funding
– FieldEZ Secures Funding From IDG Ventures & IvyCap Ventures
– FirstCry Secures $15M Investment From Vertex Venture Holdings & Others: Report
– Knowlarity Acquires Unicom Techlabs
– BankBazaar Secures $13M Funding From Sequoia Capital & Walden International
– Funding Roundup: LinguaNext; Chargebee; PriceBaba
– Tikona Gets FIPB Nod To Raise Rs 248 Cr Investment

Other Updates:

Biggest Music Label In India Accuses Musicians Of Cartelization
Siddharth Das Appointed As PayZippy COO; Mekin Maheshwari Is Flipkart’s Chief People Officer
– The Lowdown: India’s TV Ratings Guidelines
– Why MobME Wireless Postponed Its IPO Offering & Raised $3M Investment

– AskMe To Offer Classifieds & Deals On WeChat; WeChat Games Launched
– Simi Sabhaney Is New Dentsu Communications CEO
– Singapore Now Account For 15% Of Printvenue’s Revenues
– Policybazaar, EasyPolicy & MyInsuranceClub React To India’s Web Insurance Aggregator Regulation

– NATGRID Partial Roll Out Very Soon
– Author Plans To Release Controversial Book As E-Book After Publisher Withdraws It
– 2014 2G Auctions: 8 Telcos Submit Bids; Videocon, Loop & SSTL Not Participating
– Wife outs Indian Minister On Twitter; IPL Controversy Resurfaces

– It’s Time The Cable TV & DTH Industry Started Acting Digital
– Updated – #Outlook14: What Indian Mobile Advertising Companies Plan To Do
– T-Series To Abhay Deol: Our Contracts Are Not Illegal
– Updated: Vodafone To Extend M-Pesa Pan-India In 2014

– Mobango In 2013: Android Contributes 37% Of 95M Game Downloads & 80% Of New Games
– Ambiguity In The App Store: Understanding India’s Emerging IT Sector In Light Of IP – CIS India
– Film Producer Abhay Deol Takes On Record Labels Over Music Contracts
– Pune’s 18th Parallel Turns Android Set Top Boxes Into Gaming Consoles

– MobME Postpones IPO Plans; Raises Angel Funding
– FIPB: Singtel’s India Buyout Proposal Approved; Gruner + Jahr Put On Hold
– Bitcoin Exchange Bitquick Launches Operations In India
– MediaNama Is Hiring Journalists & Sub-Editors; Interns For Data Journalism & App Reviews

– Myntra To Sell Products Through Shoppable Google+ Hangouts
– Manish Prakash Joins Airtel; Amit Banka Leaves Unilazer
– Suvidhaa Launches Online Payment Platform For Consumers
– AAP Govt’s FDI Permission Withdrawal Points Out How Bizarre Is India’s FDI Retail Policy

– PolicyBazaar Exceeds FDI Limits For Web Aggregators; Insurance Regulator Rethinks Clause
– Indian Govt Starts Discussion On FDI In E-Commerce; Our Take
– SureWaves Raises Rs 35 Crore From Canaan Partners & Others
– Trident Group To Use Aadhaar Payment Bridge For Salary Payments

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