Weekly Roundup : Uber Rape Victim to Sue Cab Service, Zomato Enters US, Google Launches Flight Search And More

Last week was full of new launches and innovations in the market. In case you missed out any news this week, here is all that you need to know:
Funding
Enterprise Mobility Startup, Nivaata Secures Funding From GWB (And Blume)
AppVirality Raises Seed Round Funding Led By Rajan Anandan And Mike Galgon
Sokrati Raises Series B Funding Led By IvyCap Ventures
SaaS Provider RateGain Raises First Round of Funding
Mergers, JVs and acquisitions
Call Taxi Services To Step Up A Level : Possibilities Of A Global Alliance[Ola & GrabTaxi]
Zomato Enters US; Acquires Urbanspoon
Lumia Users Can Now Purchase Apps Via Idea’s Carrier Billing
Xiaomi Rethinks Its Online-Only Model. Redmi Note 4G Available At AirtelStores
Innovations and new launches
Infosys Innovation Fund Upped By 5X to $500 Million. We Hope They Invest (This Time)
Cars Will Be A Big Part Of The IoT Revolution, Just Like Your Toaster
Google Launches Flight Search In India [Yet Another Blow To Aggregators]
Idukki In kerala Gets India’s First High Speed Rural Broadband
Now Ride-share Your Intercity Journeys With BlaBlaCars
Rdio Which Acquired Dhingana Finally Launches In India
Samsung Launches Its Tizen OS Based Z1 Smartphone [Should Google Be Worried?]
123on Is Now In India; Ties Up With Shemaroo To Power Content
TaxiForSure Introduces Autorickshaw Booking Facility
Reports, Trends and Data
Data : 82 million Broadband Subscribers; Urban Wireless Declines
90% Of Total Music Streaming Is Happening Through Mobile Phones [Hungama]
Not Enough Being Done to Boost Broadband Speed in India? [Still Lowest In SE Asia]
PC Makers Find It Hard To Break The Stronghold of Smartphones In India & China
Biggest Consumer Technology Trends In India During 2014
A Look At Email Marketing Trends In India [59% of Marketers Send Atleast 1 Email Per Week]
India’s Internet Economy Has Potential To Grow to $200 Billion By 2020
IT Department Puts A Penalty of INR 23.51 Crores On Flipkart [Many Bogus Vendors Listed]
Good Reads:
On Micromax’s Flash Sale : Yu Were Mislead [Only 2657 Devices ?]
A Look At 25 Mobile Startups Pitching for #MobileIQ
Infosys To Turn Mysore Campus Into A Smart City
Delhi Rape Victim Looks To Sue Uber In The US Courts
Pi Of Life : Dumbify Daily Decisions. This Is What Successful People Do.

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