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Indus OS Partners With Celkon, Swipe to Expand India Reach

The first “made in India” operating system Indus OS on Wednesday announced partnerships with two other home-grown Indian smartphone brands – Celkon and Swipe – to expand its market reach in the country. The tie-ups are in addition to the existing partnership with Micromax which will continue, the company said in a statement. “We are excited to join hands with ... Read More »

Ola, Matrix Partners Explicitly Deny Stake Sale to Uber

Bengaluru-based transportation aggregator Ola and its investors Matrix Partners India have categorically denied a report that appeared in DNA on Friday, which alleged that certain investors in Ola plan to sell their stake to Uber. The news report, based on information from an unnamed source alleged that Uber was acquiring stakes of all the investors, including the founders, except SoftBank, ... Read More »

Uber Partners Mumbai Traffic Police to Install Breathalysers

App-based cab aggregator Uber has partnered with the Mumbai traffic police to curb drunk-driving by installing ‘Uber Breathalysers’ at bars and pubs in the city. Uber Breathalyser is a kiosk that analyses alcohol content in a person’s blood and accordingly flashes a red light, if it’s over the legal limit, and a green light, if it’s safe for the person ... Read More »

Google Partners Airtel, Other Operators in ‘RCS’ SMS-Replacement Initiative

Google on Monday announced the launch of its Rich Communications Services or RCS initiative along with over 15 global telecom partners. The initiative will let operators “provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices.” Some of the telecom operators who have struck a deal with Google include Bharti Airtel Ltd., Sprint, Telenor Group, Orange, Vodafone, and ... Read More »

Google Partners Airtel, Other Operators in ‘RCS’ SMS-Replacement Initiative

Google on Monday announced the launch of its Rich Communications Services or RCS initiative along with over 15 global telecom partners. The initiative will let operators “provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices.” Some of the telecom operators who have struck a deal with Google include Bharti Airtel Ltd., Sprint, Telenor Group, Orange, Vodafone, and ... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Tries to Reassure Mobile Partners Amid Turmoil

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer found herself in an awkward situation Thursday at the struggling Internet company’s annual conference for the makers of mobile apps. She had to persuade an auditorium full of programmers and advertising partners that Yahoo will grow into an increasingly important player in the mobile market. This while the company is dramatically shrinking to appease restless shareholders ... Read More »

FreeCharge Partners ePaisa to Strengthen Offline Payment Network

Digital payments platform and wallet player FreeCharge announced Friday its partnership with Mumbai-based PoS (point-of-sale) software and payments solution provider ePaisa. The partnership will enable offline payments on ePaisa’s network spanning thousands of retailers, quick service restaurants, stores and home delivery companies in India, the company said. Customers paying through the FreeCharge wallet will also be able to avail of ... Read More »

MoboMoney Partners ToneTag for Contactless Payments Using Sound

Tech Mahindra announced its tie-up with Bengaluru-based contactless payments solution provider ToneTag on Thursday. ToneTag’s patented technology will be integrated into the MoboMoney mobile application, its commercial NFC-enabled digital wallet, and made available to Android users on Google Play, the company said. ToneTag’s software development kit (SDK) allows offline, contactless and secure payments using sound as well as NFC, depending ... Read More »