Wipro’s Azim Premji Leads $80m Round Of Funding In Google OS Rival

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Premji Invest, the family office of Wipro’s billionaire chairman Azim Premji, has led an $80-million round of funding in US-based mobile operating system startup Cyanogen, whose founder claims his objective is to create a Google-less Android and “put a bullet through Google’s head.”

Other investors include Twitter Ventures, Qualcomm, Telefonica Ventures, Smartfren Telecom, Index Ventures, and Rupert Murdoch. Existing investors Benchmark, Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures, and Tencent Holdings also participated in the latest round. Original post at ET Telecom

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