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Investment & M&A

– Will PayPal spinning off as an Independent public company help them?
– DocSuggest rebrands as online wellness booking service Ziffi; Raises Rs 15 Cr investment
– CarDekho acquires Ibibo’s automobile site
– Cleartrip investor Concur acquired by SAP for $8.3 billion

Other Updates:

– Videocon d2h re-files for an IPO to raise up to Rs 700 crore
– Microsoft to set up local data centers in India by end of 2015
– Would you use a Bluetooth-based Cooktop that plays music?
– Traffline secures Series B investment from Qualcomm Ventures

– Shemaroo lists at Rs 180, 5.9% premium to offer price
Komli Media launches CRM Remarketing platform RevX
– Meru Cabs ties up with Citrus Pay to launch in-app wallet
– Myntra launches its fashion incubator

– Updated: Olacabs debuts in-app wallet to offer cashless cab booking
– The Wall Street Journal ends its content sharing tie-up with HT Media’s Mint
– E-commerce tie-ups: Flipkart-PC Jewellers, Jabong & HomeShop18
– 44% of Opera Mini users in India are on Android; Shopping portals surge in usage

– IT & Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on 66A, Media Regulator, Social Media
– NDTV partners InMobi to introduce native ads on its mobile app
– Gujarat Government flips the Mobile Internet “Kill Switch” in Vadodara
– OnMobile signs 3 year exclusive CRBT deal with Tata Teleservices

– Mirriad, Universal Music tie-up to enable retroactive product placements in music videos
– Corrected: Fox Star Studios gets John Doe order for movie Bang Bang; 72 sites to be blocked
– Vodafone M-Pesa users can now book train tickets via SMS through Bharat BPO tie-up
– Cisco, L&T join hands to set up Internet of Everything solutions centre in Bangalore

– Digest: Amazon, eBay India, Cisco smart city, Snapdeal & More
– Indian government requested details for 1732 Yahoo accounts between Jan-June 2014

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