Cheetah Mobile’s Live.me App Gets $50 Million in Funding, Looks to Expand in India

Cheetah Mobile's Live.me App Gets $50 Million in Funding, Looks to Expand in India

Aiming to make inroads into the Indian market, Chinese firm Cheetah Mobile on Tuesday announced that its live-streaming platform Live.me app has received $50 million (roughly Rs. 326 crores) in funding from China-based tech company Bytedance.

With the new alliance and funding, Live.me, that has more than 35 million global users, seeks to expand into more local languages and other content genres to reach an even broader audience in India.

“We are delighted to welcome Bytedance as a strategic partner for our fast-growing, live-streaming business. Bytedance’s investment will accelerate the growth of Live.me’s live video and short video businesses,” Sheng Fu, Cheetah Mobile’s Chief Executive Officer, said in a statement.

Following its debut in India earlier this year, Live.me is now pursuing an expansion strategy by setting up a new office in Mumbai and building strategic partnerships with local influencers with the goal of creating popular content for the users.

As part of the definitive agreement, Live.me will provide live-streaming services to Bytedance in the overseas markets.

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Flipkart Big Freedom Sale Offers: iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, Sony LED TVs, Android Mobiles, and More

Flipkart Big Freedom Sale Offers: iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, Sony LED TVs, Android Mobiles, and More

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  • Flipkart sale is matching Amazon’s price on the iPhone 7 32GB
  • But HDFC card holders can get additional, on-the-spot discount
  • Flipkart’s The Big Freedom Sale runs until Friday, August 11

Flipkart sale offers continue into the second day of the Big Freedom Day Sale, and it’s pouring deals and discounts across categories. Electronics, particularly mobiles, remain the hottest categories in sales, and the Flipkart sale does not disappoint on that front. You can get discounts on popular iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, and Android phones in the sale, along with deals on TVs, laptops, tablets, gaming consoles, etc. But with so many great deals on offer, it can become a little difficult to determine which offers the most value for your money and so we have compiled the list of best Flipkart sale offers you can get today.

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Apple iPhone 7 32GB

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Flipkart is offering discount of Rs. 13,201 on iPhone 7

The Apple iPhone 7 32GB is down to Rs. 42,999 (MRP Rs. 56,200), one of its lowest price points so far. You can get an additional up to Rs. 15,600 off with an exchange offer and/ or an additional Rs. 1,750 off with HDFC Bank card payments for the duration of the Flipkart sale. The price is similar to what Amazon is offering during the Great Indian Sale, but if you’re interested in Flipkart’s exchange offer or want to pay with an HDFC Bank card, then this might be the deal for you. The iPhone 7 is powered by Apple’s A10 chip and features a 4.7-inch Retina HD Display. It features a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 7-megapixel front-facing camera.

Price: Rs. 42,999 (MRP Rs. 56,200)

Link: Flipkart

Lenovo Phab 2 32GB

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In Flipkart sale, Lenovo Phab 2 is available at discount of Rs. 1,000

The Lenovo Phab 2 32GB phablet is down to Rs. 9,999 (MRP Rs. 10,999) during Flipkart’s The Big Freedom Sale. You can get up to Rs. 9,000 off as an exchange offer. The Lenovo Phab 2 features a 6.4-inch HD display and is powered by the MTK8735 processor supported by 3GB of RAM. It comes with a 13-megapixel primary camera at the rear and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Price: Rs. 9,999 (MRP Rs. 10,999)

Link: Flipkart

Apple iPhone 6s 32GB

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On iPhone 6s, Flipkart sale is providing a discount of Rs. 10,901

The iPhone 6s 32GB is down to Rs. 35,999 (MRP Rs. 46,900) on Flipkart. The exchange offer can let you have an additional Rs. 15,600 (maximum) discount, and another Rs. 1,750 off if you pay with HDFC Bank cards during the sale period. The iPhone 6s features a 4.7-inch Retina HD Display and is powered by Apple’s A9 chip. The smartphone comes with a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Price: Rs. 35,999 (MRP Rs. 46,900)

Link: Flipkart

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Canon EOS 1300D DSLR with lens kit

Canon EOS 1300D DSLR is available at a discounted price of Rs. 23,499 (MRP Rs. 31,995) as part of the Flipkart sale. The DSLR camera comes with EF-S 18 – 55 IS II lens. You also get a free 16GB SD card and a camera bag with the purchase. The camera is powered by an 18-megapixel APS-C CMOS based sensor and is powered by Canon’s DIGIC 4+. It includes support for Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity.

Price: Rs. 23,499 (MRP Rs. 31,995)

Link: Flipkart

Apple iPad Pro 64GB 10.5-inch Wi-Fi

The latest iPad Pro 64GB 10.5-inch with Wi-Fi is down to Rs. 47,405 (MRP Rs. 50,800) on Flipkart’s Big Freedom Sale. You can grab another Rs. 1,750 off the marked price by paying with an HDFC Bank card during the Flipkart Big Freedom Sale. That’s still a very decent deal for the latest iPad Pro. The new iPad Pro 10.5-inch is powered by the A10X processor and features Apple’s ProMotion technology. The iPad Pro comes with four speakers that offer a better audio experience. The 10.5-inch display runs at a resolution of 2224×1668 pixels. There’s a 12-megapixel primary camera at the back and a 7-megapixel front-facing camera.

Price: Rs. 47,405 (MRP Rs. 50,800)

Link: Flipkart

Sony Bravia 40-inch full HD LED TV

The Sony Bravia 40-inch full HD LED TV (model: KVL–40R352D) is down to Rs. 38,999 (MRP Rs. 47,900) during the Flipkart sake. You can buy the TV with a no-cost EMI offer, use an exchange offer to get another Rs. 12,000 off and pay with an HDFC Bank card to get another Rs. 1,750 off. The Sony Bravia 40-inch full HD LED TV comes with two HDMI ports and a single USB port.

Price: Rs. 38,999 (MRP Rs. 47,900)

Link: Flipkart

Lenovo PA 10400 mAh power bank

The Lenovo PA 10400 mAh power bank is down to Rs. 849 (MRP Rs. 2,499) on Flipkart. That’s a decent price for a 10400 mAh power bank. Power banks like these can be great especially if you’re planning to go on a trip and don’t want to be left with a smartphone or a tablet without any juice. Lenovo’s power bank comes with two USB ports, each offering a maximum output of 2.1 A.

Price: Rs. 849 (MRP Rs. 2,499)

Link: Flipkart

Google Pixel XL 32GB

The Google Pixel XL 32GB is down to Rs. 48,999 (MRP Rs. 67,000). You can exchange your old smartphone and get up to Rs. 15,600 off on your Pixel XL purchase during the Flipkart sale. If you’re not keen on buying the new Pixel 2 XL smartphone that is expected to launch later this year, the Pixel XL is still a decent smartphone at this price. The Pixel XL features a 5.5-inch QHD display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset. It runs Android 7.1 out of the box.

If you prefer a deal on the smaller Google Pixel, check out our picks of the Amazon Great Indian sale.

Price: Rs. 48,999 (MRP Rs. 67,000)

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Flipkart Revises 30-Day return Window to ten Days for Mobiles, Books, other classes

Flipkart Revises 30-Day Return Window to 10 Days for Mobiles, Books, Other Categories

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the brand new 10-day go back window applies to choose categories.
The organisation has also revised its seller fee.
the new return window will be carried out from July.
Flipkart has revised its return policy for positive product categories on the net market. The employer‘s 30-day return window has been shortened to a ten-day return window for books, electronics, cell telephones,domestic & kitchen, furnishing, sports items, and toys.

The 30-day go back window remains in location for apparel, shoes, sun shades, watches, televisions, washing machines, and jewelry. the brand new return policy will be implemented from July, Flipkartsaid.

A Flipkart spokesperson commented on the new return policy, announcing, “Our returns policy andsystem remains the great and the easiest inside the enterprise. The revised return timeline is geared toward making sure a extra seamless revel in for both dealers and clients to ensure faster associationof products and timely substitute. the brand new returns policy along side the revised shape inshipping and returns will enable dealers to improve their nice of offerings at the same time asproviding them increased predictability.”

separately, the organization is likewise growing the commissions dealers must pay, and discontinuing itszero+ fee coverage. this can be contemplated in an increase in product prices.

“The revised shape across delivery, fee and returns will permit sellers to have predictability and highermanage their on-line business. The standardisation has been designed to inspire sellers who provideadvanced consumer experience and is therefore a win-win for both our clients in addition to ourconsumer oriented sellers. Our fee and rate structure remains aggressive and in lots of classes betterthan different marketplace locations. Flipkart is intently working with all of the sellers to make sure asmooth transition,” a Flipkart spokesperson stated.

the net market late closing month added a ‘no fee EMI’ option, permitting purchasers to shop forexcessivequit merchandise in a more low-cost way, and not using a processing price, down price, orhobby at the equated monthly instalments (EMI).

quickly earlier than that, Amazon India revised its refund policy in numerous product categoriesparticularly, laptops, pills, video display units, cameras, and digicam lenses – saying they will are now not eligible for refunds, only replacement. Like Flipkart, Amazon India already has a ten-day returncoverage for cell telephones, pills, laptops, computer systems, monitors, cameras, and digicam lenses.

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Mobiles worth Over Rs. 10 Lakhs Allegedly Stolen From Amazon India Warehouse

Mobiles Worth Over Rs. 10 Lakhs Allegedly Stolen From Amazon India Warehouse

mobile handsets worth approximately Rs. 10.37 lakhs had been allegedly stolen from the warehouse of an e-trade employer by its employees in Thane, police stated Wednesday.

in keeping with a police criticism lodged by way of Amazon India, on may also 22, a total of 17 mobilehandsets have been stolen by means of 5 contractual personnel from the storehouse, Padgha police station Inspector Jaiprakash Bhosle stated.

The inventory inside the warehouse at Kurund village near Padgha additionally blanketed someexcessivecease cellular handsets, he said.

An offence underneath IPC sections 381 (robbery with the aid of clerk or servant of belongings inownership of grasp) read with 34 (acts carried out via several persons in furtherance of common goal)were registered towards the 5 men and women, he said, adding no arrest has been made to date inconnection with the robbery.

meanwhile, any other contractual worker changed into stuck allegedly stealing a mobile cellphone well worth round Rs. 7,500 from the storehouse on can also 29 and became finally arrested, police said.

The arrested worker, identified as Aakash Sapat, become charged beneath sections 381 and 511 (trying to devote offences) of the IPC, police added.

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