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Snapdeal.com acquires Freecharge.in

E-commerce company, Snapdeal, announced yesterday its acquisition of Freecharge, a Mumbai- based mobile recharge platform. The numbers were not officially disclosed, but unnamed sources gave a ballpark figure of $400 million and said the acquisition is based on a cash and stock transaction. In days past, the media had reported …

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Hike to host HikeAThon on March 29, 2015

Hike Messenger, an Indian chat app and one of the fastest growing mobile apps, is hosting a hackathon, or HikeAThon, for innovative engineers and mobile developers from 28th March to 29th March, 2015. The company says that outstanding techies could be offered jobs at this fast growing Indian start-up. The …

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Snapdeal partners with Jolla to promote Sailfish OS

Finnish mobile company, Jolla Ltd, announced today that Snapdeal will now be part of the Sailfish OS Alliance. The two companies intend to promote the Sailfish OS based mobile ecosystem in India. Jolla develops mobile devices and open mobile operating system, Sailfish OS. Jolla’s first product, the Jolla Smartphone, was …

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Ola acquires TaxiForSure for $200 Million

In its continued effort to revolutionize India’s personal transportation sector, Ola today announced that it has acquired TaxiForSure, India’s second largest cab aggregator, for $200 million in a cash and equity deal. Ola, which already boasts over 1 lakh vehicles on its platform, has further expanded its presence with TaxiForSure’s …

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