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Internet digest: Jugnoo, ShopClues, Future Group and gazeMetrix

gazeMetrix acquired by Canadian firm Sysomos gazeMetrix, an image recognition platform, has been acquired by the Canadian firm Sysomos Inc. in a cash and equity deal, reports YourStory. Other than photo monitoring, gazeMetrix helps with digital rights management, letting brands contact users that post photos asking them for permission to republish. Founded in 2012 by Deobrat Singh, Saurab Paruthi and Debayan Banerjee, gazeMetrix received a grant of $25,000 from Microsoft as the as the regional runner-up of the India Edition of Qualcomm Ventures QPrize competition. Sysomos is a Toronto based social media company that mines and analyses content from social media and find media coverage. *** Jugnoo acquires Bistro Offers and Yelo Hyperlocal marketplace Jugnoo has acquired 2 companies: a restaurant discovery app Bistro Offers and a mobile-only jobs services marketplace Yelo, reports NextBigWhat. Post acquisition, both companies will continue to run as independent platform, with both teams continuing to build their respective products. In June, Jugnoo raised $5 million from Snow Leopard and Paytm. The platform had previously also raised $1 million from Rajesh Mathur (Junglee Flywheel), Vikas Taneja (Partner and MD BCG Group) and Kirloskar Brothers among others, in a seed round of funding. Jugnoo ties up with rickshaw drivers as logistics partners to offer three different services. The services are Jugnoo Autos on Demand, Jugnoo Meal and Jugnoo Fatafat. *** ShopClues now claims to list over 2.5 lakh merchants  Delhi-based ecommerce portal ShopClues claims to have reached 2.5 lakh merchants on its platform, and to list over 3 crore…

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