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Delhi-based Playcez is first GSF India grad to land funding, closes 6-figure dollar seed round

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Earlier this week we published an interview with Rajesh Sawhney – the man behind GSF India and its new accelerator program – in which he voiced his expectation that “nine or ten” of the inaugural class of 15 startups will close funding in the coming months. That first step has been taken after Delhi-based event...
Delhi-based Playcez is first GSF India grad to land funding, closes 6-figure dollar seed round

Go Daddy focuses on India as it hires its first international executive

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Go Daddy has signalled its intention to grow its business in India after it hired and placed its first international executive in the country, and identified the market as a “priority” for its global expansion. Former Microsoft executive Rajiv Sodhi, who spent 11 years working at the Redmond-headquartered company, has taken...
Go Daddy focuses on India as it hires its first international executive

Learning To Code Apps? Programr, The Codecademy For Higher-Level Languages, Adds Support For Android

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Programr, an online lab for learning to code – yep, sort of like Codecademy, but for higher-level languages, has just introduced Android coding support. With the added option, aspiring student developers can create Android apps right in the browser. When the project is complete the apps can be downloaded into...
Learning To Code Apps? Programr, The Codecademy For Higher-Level Languages, Adds Support For Android
From Mad Men to Big Bang Theory: The evolution of adtech

Branch launches personalized recommendations to make its service 'even more engaging'

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Branch has launched a new feature to its service, bringing personalized recommendations online in order to discover discussions involving people they know. The company says that upon logging in, you’ll receive recommendations and see recent activities for those activities for those that watched or viewed your branches, highlighted something you...
Branch launches personalized recommendations to make its service 'even more engaging'

500 Startups-backed GSF India opens applications for its second accelerator program

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Earlier this month we caught up with Rajesh Sawhney, the charismatic founder of GSF India, and today his investment company has opened applications for its second accelerator program. GSF — which has partnered with 500 Startups and Seedcamp — is seeking 20 promising startups for the 9-week long program which...
500 Startups-backed GSF India opens applications for its second accelerator program
Cumulogic launches Java PaaS technology for service providers

PayPal to stick with VMware, at least in part, says VMware

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So this is weird. On Wednesday night, a VMware exec posted a statement from PayPal on his blog outlining PayPal’s plans to pursue a hybrid cloud strategy. The statement VMware ran (with permission) from Nat Rajesh Natarajan, PayPal’s VP of platform engineering and operations, appeared two days after stories surfaced here...
PayPal to stick with VMware, at least in part, says VMware

Office 365 email conks out twice within a week

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Microsoft's Office 365 service has suffered two email outages within a week of each other that affected some customers in North and South America that stemmed from different causes but ended in the same result: failed email delivery. The first outage Nov. 8 stemmed from an overwhelmed antivirus engine...
Office 365 email conks out twice within a week

Inside Programr: The site that lets you learn to code by actually building apps

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Great things tend to happen whenever technology meets education. Such is the case with startups like P2PU, Codecademy, Udemy, Khan Academy, Skillshare and many more initiatives, where the traditional learning process has been turned on its head. When it comes to learning how to code, options like these exist to bring...
Inside Programr: The site that lets you learn to code by actually building apps

500 Startups and Seedcamp team up with new GSF India accelerator to hunt and fund local startups

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Noted investor and all round tech industry figure Dave McClure is putting his weight behind a promising new startup initiative in India, as he bids to up his investments in the country. Alongside Europe’s Seedcamp, McClure’s 500 Startups fund was named a partner for the just launched GSF India accelerator program. Initiated...
500 Startups and Seedcamp team up with new GSF India accelerator to hunt and fund local startups
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