Flipkart Sends Legal Notice To A Blogger, iamWire Raises Funds From China Based Investors

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1. Maxus ESP & Askme join hands for Chef Vikas Khanna‘s video series: Maxus ESP has partnered with Chef Vikas Khanna to co-create and design Askme’s video series called ‘Top Trending places for Top Trending moments.’

2. ESPNCricinfo & Twitter tie up to take #CricIQ social for #SLvInd: ESPNCricinfo and Twitter have walked out to the middle together to take #CricIQ social for the series deciding third test between Sri Lanka and India. Cricket fans around the world can now play CricIQ, which is ESPNCricinfo’s flagship cricket trivia game, by simply Tweeting their answers to @ESPNCricinfo.

3. Shemaroo acquires mobile rights for live video content distribution of Lalbaugcha Raja: For the fifth consecutive year, Shemaroo Entertainment has acquired the exclusive video content rights of Lalbaugcha Raja for mobile platforms.

4. Chinese investors pick up minority stake in iamWire: Growthword Digital Private Limited, the holding company of technology news portal iamWire, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from China-based investors and high net worth individuals in India. The investment will be in return for a minority stake in the company.

5. Cheetah Mobile to launch ad tech platform in India: Chinese mobile apps developer Cheetah Mobile is launching an ad tech platform in India, reports the Economic Times. The platform, which will be launching in September, counts Flipkart, Uber, Amazon, and Booking.com as its global clients. The company also says it has partnered with Facebook, Google and Tencent to enhance its monetization capabilities.

6. Flipkart Sends Legal Notice To A Blogger For Using The Brand Name In The Domain: Flipkart has sent a legal notice to Amit Bhawani for a fun poll he was running on the site AmazonVsFlipkart.com, i.e. asking people to vote for either of the two companies based on the service quality.

7. Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter Account Hacked: Confirming that his Twitter account has been compromised, Mr Bachchan sent out a tweet declaring the same. One of the earliest Bollywood celebrities on Twitter, Mr Bachchan has more than 16M followers on this social media platform.

8. Helpchat Opens Its API For Businesses: Helpchat, a personal assistant messenger app has opened up its platform for API integrations (technical integrations) to businesses. With this integration, businesses would be able to integrate directly into the Helpchat app and acquire and serve new users for their businesses.