Google Station expands Wi-Fi service to smart cities

Google on Wednesday announced its partnership with India’s largest engineering and construction company Larsen and Toubro to bring 150 Google Station hotspots to Pune. The internet giant said the collaboration is part of Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited’s Smart City project. The company said it is for the first time deploying Google Station outside of the railways. It said […]

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Indian Startup Posterboy InMobi Acquires AerServ for $90 Million

Indian mobile advertising network InMobi on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Los Angeles-based startup AerServ for $90 million in a cash and stock deal. AerServ helps mobile publishers grow revenue through its ad mediation platform, and increase yield by delivering brand-based ads. InMobi, which was backed by top investors including SoftBank, said the acquisition would help it to create world’s […]

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Twitter launches ‘Moments’ feature in India

The micro-blogging site, Twitter, has rolled out Twitter ‘Moments’ feature to its userbase in India. Introduced on Friday evening, the new product will allow the Twitterati in India to curate stories by stitching together multiple tweets into a slideshow. People in India will now be able take their own tweets, from their followers, of trending hashtags, and curate them all […]

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Google beats Facebook as top referral source for publishers

Google has beaten Facebook to become publishers’ main source of external page views over the course of 2017, a new data showed. Google used to be the main source of referral traffic for web publishers. Then Facebook eclipsed it, ReCode reported late on Monday. According to digital analytics company Parse.ly, Google sent more traffic than Facebook to publishers – Facebook […]

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US-based Planet Labs plans development centre in India

Planet Labs Inc, a US-based integrated aerospace and data analytics company, plans to set up a development centre in India to tap into the technical expertise and business opportunities. The company last week announced that four of its Dove spacecraft will be launched aboard India’s PSLV-C40 flight, scheduled early January. In the historic 104 satellites launch done by ISRO’s rocket […]

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