Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pune’s streaming-music startup @Dhingana to add Radio Channels, Languages

Dhingana, the streaming music provider based out of Pune, and which claims to be the #1 music stream service in the country with 60% market share, is adding “internet radio” channels to its service, and expects this to be a … Continue reading

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University of Pune awarded Rs 300cr under “National Innovative University” project

University of Pune is one of 4 universities that are being awarded Rs. 300 crores from the Government of India under the “National Innovative University” project, according to an article in Sakal. The other 3 universities are Jadhavpur (Kolkata), Hyderabad, … Continue reading

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Pune-based local price discovery startup Wicfy raises more investment

Yourstory reports that Pune-based shopping discovery platform [Wicfy][] has secured a second round of funding from Ecosystem Ventures in Silicon Valley, Everest Management Fund in Switzerland, and prominent angel groups based out of Singapore and India. The first round of … Continue reading

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C-DAC’s new app helps survey malaria prevalence

The Times of India reports that Pune’s Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has developed a new app, called the Mobile-based Surveillance Quest using IT (Mosquit), which can be used by accredited social health activists (ASHAs) in villages to … Continue reading

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Pune’s Silent Observer system for monitoring ultrasound machines wins mbillionth award

“Silent Observer” a system by Pune’s Sukrut Systems that is used in hospitals in Maharashtra to monitor use of ultrasound machines (and is hence used indirectly in the prevention of female foeticide) has won an mBillionth award in the m-Governance … Continue reading

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Pune’s @ScepticGeek in Business Insider’s 100 people to follow in Tech

@ScepticGeek – a twitter handle of Pune’s Mahendra @Palsule has been included in Business Insiders list of Best Tech People on Twitter, for “a good collection of tech news tweets as well as some interesting insight on technology”. Mahendra is … Continue reading

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UK’s largest bio-ethanol plant opens – using cleantech from Pune’s Praj

According to a press release by Pune’s Praj Industries, UK’s Vivergo Fuels Ltd, a joint venture between AB Sugar, BP, & DuPont, has officially opens the UK’s largest bioethanol plant, which is designed to use 1.1 million tonnes of feed-grade … Continue reading

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Event Report: PuneRuby Meetup

(This event report of the PuneRuby group meetup on 6th July was posted by Prathamesh Sonpatki to the PuneRuby mailing list. It has been re-published here for the benefit of PuneTech readers – and to get you interested in joining … Continue reading

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