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Earnings-Dec13

– 41% Of LinkedIn’s 276.8M Members In Q4 2013 Was Mobile; APAC Revenues At $36.2M
– Vodafone India Q3-FY14: 730MB 3G Data/Sub; Adds 3.2M Data Connections
– Vodafone India Q3-FY14: Revenue Down To £937M; ARPU At Rs 193
– 75% Of Twitter’s Ad Revenues Was From Mobile In Q4 2013

Investment & M&A

– MakeMyTrip Acquires Amsterdam-Based EasyToBook.com Group For Around $5M
– Update: Musicfellas Acquired By Times Internet; What Next?
– Vodafone Gets Indian Govt Approal For Buying 100% In Indian Arm
– Myntra Secures $50M Investment From Premji Invest & Others
– Update: Jabong Raises Funding; JaVAS Sold & 2 Co-Founders Quit
– Jivox Raises $5.8M Series C Funding From Fortisure Ventures & Others
– Updated: FoodPanda Secures $20M From Phenomen Ventures & Others
– Info Edge Stake In Canvera Up To 27%; Spends Rs 1.5 Cr To Give Some Angel Investors An Exit
– Proposals Worth Rs 65,000Cr Received For Manufacturing Electronics In India
– Saxon Global Acquires Mobility Solutions Provider Wit Innovation
– Publicis Buys 51% In Law & Kenneth; To Merge With Saatchi & Saatchi India

Other Updates:

– Morpheus To Work With Older Companies Going Forward
– Vijay Kesavan Appointed As Musafir India CEO
– 2G Auction Day 4: Delhi Up 79.3% Above Base In 900 MHz
– Truecaller Raises $18.8M In Funding From Sequoia Capital & Others
– Ola Mini Offers Auto-like Fare in Bangalore

– PayPal Starts Cracking Down On Bitcoin
– Multi-Screen Media Makes Changes To Senior Management
– Price Comparison Site BearShop Shuts Down
– Airtel Restructures Africa Ops; New Appointments

– 2G Auctions Day 3: Bihar & Assam Cross 3G Spectrum Price
– Komli Launches Remarketing Demand Side Platform; Leadership Changes
– Moto G Available On Flipkart For Rs 13,999; Exclusivity The Next Big E-Commerce Trend?
– Satya Nadella Appointed Microsoft CEO

– 2G Auctions Day 2: More Activity In 1800 MHz; Mumbai In 900 MHz Up 68.3% Above Base
– Update: Mouthshut Blocked By Beam Fibre; Issue Escalated To TRAI And DoT
– Amazon Lobbies With US Govt To Push FDI In E-Commerce In India
– MapMyIndia Powers SOS Feature on iBall Andi Uddaan; Launches Smart Mirror

– Valyoo Considers Selling All Other Verticals To Focus On LensKart
– Saregama CEO Surya Mantha Resigns; Planning Entrepreneurial Move
– Downsizing At Trivone: Techtree And Deccan Chronicle Website Teams Laid Off
– 2G Auctions Day 1: Mumbai 900MHz Price Up 44.28% From Reserve; Bids In 1800 MHz Low

– Yebhi Co-Founders Nitin Agarwal And Rajul Jain Leave Company
– Updated: SC Reject Telcos Plea To Stay 2G Auctions; DoT Reduces Available 1800MHz Spectrum
– Rajasthan Scraps FDI In Multi Brand Retail
– Abhay Deol To Release One by Two On Facebook; Why Not YouTube?

– Indians Are 3rd in Google Play App Downloads But Don’t Spend Much: App Annie Report 2013
– Network18 Launches Business Site FirstBiz

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