Weekly Roundup: DHL to pilot eCommerce in India; Android One Announcement On Sept 15th?

Last week saw a lot of ecommerca shakeups – right from Flipkart shutting down PayZippy to *pivots of* Yebhi and Tradus . recap

– Upcoming NextBigWhat conference : bigMobilityConf (Sep 13th/Bangalore). 


 

Editorial recommended articles:

Mid-Range Mobile Segment Grows By 3X; Smartphones : 160% [H1 2014]

Reasons Why Apple Rejects Apps : “Incomplete Information” Tops The Chart

Will A Hundred Indian Startup Seeds “Blume”?

That One Thing (Successful) Consumer Internet Startup Founders Do.

Why Pivoting Is Not Failure! Some Just Choose Evolution

Funding:

myNoticePeriod Raises Seed Funding Led By IDG Ventures

Mobile Collaboration Platform Tydy Secures Angel Funding

CIIE and Village Capital Invest $50K In 2 Startups From Its Last Mile Accelerator Program

Launches and initiatives:

Logistics : India To Be Playground For DHL’s APAC eCommerce Foray; Goverment Pitches IndiaPost

Rocket Internet Merges Jabong & 4 Other Fashion Brands Into Global Fashion Group; Estimated Valuation at $3.5B

Support Messaging App Haptik Now Integrates With Smart Watches

PayUMoney Crosses 1Billion Rupees Transaction Mark

Education on the Cloud : Samsung Launches Smart Learning In India

Bandwidth Targeting – Facebook’s New Weapon For Customized Advertising

Airtel’s Wynk Might Be What Telecom Companies Could Consider Next

Top of Form:

Sundar Pichai To Announce Android One Programme in India on Sept 15?

The Good News : Government Wants To Ease ‘Doing Business In India’ ; Announces New Initiatives

Other major news:

Yebhi Is Now An Aggregator. What’s The Point?

Exclusive : Tradus to shutdown

Flipkart shuts Down Payzippy; Makes A Strategic Investment In Ngpay

 Good Reads:

Meet Your New Teacher. MOOC : The New Age Way of Learning Online.

Indian Online Ad Spend to Reach INR 3575 Crores by 2015.

Guide To Improve Your App Store Ranking

Decoding Snapdeal’s Culture Code : “We are a Group of Go-getters and We Thrive on Challenges”.

A Look At Top 10 Secure Design Recommendations By IEEE [“Never Assume Trust”]


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