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#Startups Tracking #Health To Raise Big #Money #Press #Media @BWorldOnline

Healthifyme raises close to $1 mn, announces its partnership with Micromax Mobile, report K Chandra Mohan and Vishal Krishna

Healthifyme, a nutrition and wearable technology company, announced an undisclosed second round of funding at a startup conference held by Microsoft Ventures on Thursday (18 June). Sources added that this second round was close to $1 million led by Bala Parthasarthy of Angel Prime and Amit Gupta of InMobi. HealthifyMe had earlier raised $250000 from angel investors. This signals the interest of investors in investing in wearable health device companies that offer services.

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#NetNeutrality: Of The People, By The People, For The People! #Press #Media @VnDIndia

By the time of writing this article, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai)’s inbox might have already got choked with over 1.5 lakh emails as internet users from all sections of the society asking the regulator to save their ‘net neutrality’ right. It would not be imprudent at this point of time to compare net neutrality with netizens’ right of accessing free internet. The spirit of democracy can be seen with Trai receiving nearly 10 emails a minute on net neutrality.

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Google Takes Android One Outside India, Launches Handset In Indonesia #Press #Media @google @EconomicTimes

Google has taken its Android One initiative outside India with a launch in Indonesia in partnership with Spice Mobility’s local brand Nexian and two other handset makers, Evercoss and Mito. This comes at a time when the US search giant’s Indian device partners are launching the devices in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. 

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Yu Vs Everyone Else #Press #Media @BT_India @Micromax_Mobile

On the afternoon of January 13, YU Televentures began selling its first smartphone – Yureka – on online retailer Amazon’s India site. The phone was showcased almost three weeks earlier, and the Micromax unit had been heavily advertising the device. It had received 300,000 registrations for the 10,000 handsets on offer. The sale got over in three seconds and the site crashed due to heavy traffic.

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