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Eilat Cohen Basat of Amdocs talks Innovation

Here at Amdocs InTouch 2011 we interviewed Eilat Cohen Basat, head of Amdocs Engage! program. Eilat introduces the Amdocs Open Innovation program which has three components – Customer Facing, Solutions and Investment. More from Eilat:

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We’re expanding our mobile portfolio. Know anyone who wants to sell?

That’s the email I got in this morning from a very big, international media company. They’re looking to expand their mobile portfolio with joint ventures and acquisitions. “What sort of mobile services?” I asked the chap. “Anything. We’ll take a look at anything mobile and see if we can do business,” came the reply. So. […]

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Obopay lands $20m for mobile payments

Mobile payments company Obopay has nabbed a four round of funding worth $20 million from the likes of Essar Communications Holdings Limited, leading the round and existing investors including Citi, Societe Generale, Qualcomm, and Promethean and new investors like Olayan America Corporation also joined in. The company is mainly a North American-based venture – it […]

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Investors get Buzzd over location-based social networking

Buzzd, which specialises in location-based city guides and social networking, has reeled in its first round of investment led by Greycroft Partners and Monitor Ventures but so far hasn’t put a figure on the funding. Buzzd says it’s going to put the funding towards “product development and distribution” and will get a new board member […]

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Red Bend inks $10m funding bonanza

Mobile software management outfit Red Bend has got itself a $10 million in funding this week, thanks to Coral Capital Management, which was joined in the investment round by Red Bend’s existing investors: Carmel Ventures, Greylock Partners, Pitango Venture Capital, Poalim Ventures and Infinity. According to Red Bend, the company will use the investment for […]

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Motorola puts money where its mouth is in mobile TV

While all the ongoing specultion about where Motorola is going with its handset business trundle along in the background, the company is still laying down some cash for mobile investments. Motorola’s investment arm, Motorola Ventures has revealed its put some money into Quantum, a company that makes devices and software for DVB-H mobile broadcasting, although […]