The Division Breaks Ubisoft’s Day 1 Sales Records

    Tom Clancy’s The Division – Ubisoft’s latest open world role-playing shooter – might have taken its time getting to consumers, but it’s selling like hotcakes, the company claims. (Also see: Hitman, The Division, and Other Games Releasing This March) The game sold more copies in the first 24 hours than any other Ubisoft title in […]

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    Clash of Clans Maker Supercell Claims 100 Million Daily Active Users

    The maker of the Clash of Clans mobile game, Supercell, says its pre-tax profit last year grew more than 60 percent to EUR 838 million ($964 million or roughly Rs. 6,453 crores) while revenue surged a third to 2.1 billion euros. CEO Ilkka Paananen said Wednesday they were proud of the success but acknowledged that […]

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    Pokemon Invade Stardew Valley With This Mod

    Stardew Valley, an indie farming simulation role-playing game released last month, seems to have taken a liking with the modding community, especially fans of Pokemon. Pokédew Valley – Pokemon meets Stardew Valley, you guessed it – is an umbrella thread for all of the community’s efforts grouped into a single page, and helps you convert […]

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    Nintendo’s Miitomo Hits Japan on March 17

    Miitomo, Nintendo’s first mobile app, will launch in Japan on Thursday next week, the companyannounced via Twitter on Friday morning. (Also see: Nintendo Ignores India, Most of the World for Miitomo App Registration) The “free-to-start” app – which translates to inclusion of in-app purchases – will let you create an avatar through which you can […]

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    Tracxn secures funding from Ratan Tata

    Tracxn provides information on start-ups to over 6,000 clients across India, the US, the Middle East, South-East Asia and Europe, and claims to sign up at least one new client every day. Tracxn Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a data analytics company that tracks start-ups, has secured funding from Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons Ltd, […]

    Home services startups switch to subscription based business model

    Home services company Gapoon would like to have 25% of his customers on its subscription model, which will offer monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual packages. Bengaluru: Gapoon Online Consumer Services Pvt. Ltd, a home services company, will launch a subscription model for services such as home cleaning, electricians, appliance maintenance, plumbing, pest control and […]

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    Practo to expand into fitness and personal care segments

    Practo’s planned expansion into these segments comes eight months after it acquired Delhi-based fitness and health solutions firm FitHo Wellness Services Pvt. Ltd. Bengaluru: Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s most funded online healthcare start-ups, has decided to look beyond doctors and diagnostic labs and expand to spas and fitness centres. The categories have […]

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    Qdesq raises funds from investor Dheeraj Jain, others

    Qdesq acts as an aggregator for sharing vacant work desks, offices, conference rooms etc. Qdesq Realtech Pvt Ltd, an on-demand platform for sharing and renting office space, has raised an undisclosed amount in its seed round from a group of investors led by Dheeraj Jain, partner at Redcliffe Capital, a UK-based hedge fund. Other investors […]

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    Parenting portal mycity4kids raises $3 million

    The company claims to have 2.5 million page views a month, 700 bloggers and 75,000 service providers listed across nine cities on its site. Bengaluru: Mycity4kids, a parenting portal run by Just4Kids Services Pvt. Ltd, has raised $3 million from SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd and YourNest Angel Fund, the company said on Wednesday. Mycity4kids has […]