News Roundup: Concur Announces Strategic Investment in Cleartrip

Concur Announces Strategic Investment and Alliance with Cleartrip

Concur, a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, today announced its entry into a strategic alliance with privately held Cleartrip, India’s leading online travel portal, which consists of both a marketing partnership and a$40 million strategic investment for a minority interest in Cleartrip. This alliance perfectly aligns with Concur’s strategic initiatives to expand its existing customer base while also expanding into new geographic markets, including Concur’s new operations in India. This partnership also provides Concur with access to enhanced travel content and technology integration between the two companies’ offerings to better serve the burgeoning Indian business travel market.[PR]

Eros International digitizes and catalogues its entire movie library through state of the art CLEAR platform

Eros International Plc (Eros International) is spearheading the Indian digital revolution by digitizing and cataloguing its entire library of movies, comprising in excess of 1,000 titles across languages, and setting up an in-house ‘Digital Asset Management’ platform. Eros International has deployed global digital content services group Prime Focus Technologies (PFT)’s CLEAR content operations management platform to administer its extensive content library.

This initiative will help Eros International monetize its intellectual property by enabling the production, repurposing and delivery of its content globally, across web, mobile and other new media platforms. It will also allow the Company to archive, preserve and rights manage its library.

The platform offers Eros International wide-ranging functionality for managing and monetizing its content including Asset management for managing and digitally archiving content; Workflow management for multi-platform production, distribution and fulfillment, to exploit existing library content and global content delivery across multiple platforms.[source]

Info Edge Board to consider Dividend

Info Edge (India) Ltd has informed BSE that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on April 28, 2011, inter-alia, to consider and approve the Audited Financial Results for the year ended March 31, 2011 and recommend dividend for FY 2010-11, if any, to Shareholders for approval.[source]

Airtel Launches Photo Service (on the Cloud)

bharti airtel enters into an exclusive partnership with leading photo service-Zoomin.com. The service available to all airtel broadband customers across the country.

Powered by Zoomin.com, airtel Photos enables the user to import photo albums from Facebook or upload photos directly from their computer to their account. Users can store unlimited photos in their airtel Photos account as storage is free. The Organizer- another feature unique to the service, allows to customers to work seamlessly across photo albums to create a customized collection of favourite folders. The service also enables customers to add a personal touch to gifts such as calendars, t-shirts, mugs, photobooks using photos, themes along with a personal message. They can choose from a range of themes, funky art clips and designed templates and add captions of their choice.[source]

Aside, we also noticed that airtel has a section called airtel Cricket and airtel Soccer communities.

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