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Other Updates:

– State Bank of India sets up Rs 200 crore fintech fund
– TRAI paper suggests bringing voicemail, audiotex and UMS under a licensing fee
– IRCTC launches an app for booking flight tickets
– Online pharmacies form association asking for a level playing field

– Styletag hires Flipkart’s Michael Adnani as CEO
– Court summons Ram Gopal Varma under banned Sec 66A over Ganesha remarks
– Amazon challenges Ecommerce Tax in Gujarat HC; India should be a Single Digital Market
– ClearTax raises $12 million from SAIF Partners; plans product for GST

– No commercial broadband over white space spectrum without license: DoT
– Fashion marketplace Voonik secures $20M from Sequoia, Seedfund and others
– A rebuttal of COAI’s anti-Net Neutrality letter to TRAI
– Spice Online to sell 49% stake to Digitone

– Oxigen Wallet ties up with HPCL, MobiKwik eKYC and Barclays Rise
– Villagers will be able to use CSCs to pay bills under the BBPS
– BlaBlaCar has offered 3 million seats since its launch in India
– InfoEdge picks up 28.5% for Rs 4 crore in job portal Unnatihelpers

– Saavn raises funding from Maverick Records CEO Guy Oseary
– This is unusual: Naukri puts in Rs 3 crore in phonebook app Dirolabs
– SPN India acquires rights for Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Tournament
– Reliance Securities’ TICK Pro app for options trading uses bots for investment strategies

– TRAI paper opens debate on regulating and licensing cloud services; on data ownership, interception and more
– Govt to introduce dedicated FASTag lanes, POS outlets across highways
– Funding Roundup: CureJoy, Sminq, GoBolt & more
– Twitter invests $70 million in music streaming service SoundCloud: report

– Zoomcar adds marketplace model
– Jivox raises $6 million funding from You & Mr Jones
– Rs 23,460 Cr transacted using IMPS in May 2016
– Askme Management looks to buy out Astro stake

– Mobile Internet services cut off in Jammu; eighth incident this year
– Apple announces VoIP calling feature on iOS 10; implications in India
– Uber cuts its tariff in Delhi-NCR region in escalating tariff war with Ola
– Sequoia Capital’s Shailendra Singh leaves JustDial board

– Gawker Media wants to borrow $22M to help with bankruptcy sale; Times Internet partnership?
– Telstra’s subsidiary Ooyala sets up office in Chennai
– Apple’s WWDC 2016: Updates on iOS, macOS, tvOS, Watch OS
– Uber invests about Rs 43 crore in Xchange Leasing: Report

– DCB Bank’s ATMs will allow cash withdrawals via Aadhaar and fingerprint
– Apple’s WWDC 2016: What’s in it for developers?
– Handsets in India must support typing in English, Hindi and one regional language: BIS
– Microsoft to buy LinkedIn in an all cash deal valued at $26.2 billion

– Four John Doe orders for blocking websites in the last month alone
– Eros Now users can save videos offline for a monthly fee; launches on Apple TV
– Funding Roundup: Teabox, PayTunes, Kyazoonga & more
– Advisory firm Noesis files court petition against OYO Rooms over non payment of fees

– Google’s Chromecast shipments overtook Apple TV in US during Q1FY16: Report
– Yahoo to reboot messenger; legacy service will no longer have support from August 5th
– Gaia Smart Cities acquires netCORE’s Internet of Things business
– YouTube users can save videos offline using their cheaper night data packs on Airtel, Telenor
– Sanjay Pugalia made President & Editorial Director at The Quint & Bloomberg Quint

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