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Zomato acquires food delivery service Runnr

Zomato acquired food delivery startup Runnr in a $40M all stock deal. The Runnr acquisition will help Zomato to significantly improve its food delivery business and take on rivals such as Swiggy, FoodPanda etc. Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal confirmed the acquisition in a blog

What if you do not make it to IIT?

It has been more than 17 years since I appeared for JEE and I could not get into one of the top technological institutes in the country. I faced a dilemma in life – what should I do next? Should I give it another

UberEATS launches in Bengaluru!

So it’s live. The most awaited service from the ride hailing app Uber. UberEats is officially launched in Bengaluru, the silicon valley of India. UberEATS is the easy way to get the food you love delivered. Uber launched its food delivery service in Bengaluru with

Sarahah App – The most talked app in the town now! But What is it and Why you should use it?

Ok, so the last few weeks, all your social media feed will be talking about Sarahah app! Within a short span of time, the app has gone viral, everyone’s social media feed/timeline is filled with #Sarahah posts. In the past, we have seen several

Gradient Ventures – Google’s new AI focused venture capital fund

Google has recently announced a new venture fund specifically focused on Artificial Intelligence. Gradient Ventures, a new venture fund from Google with technical mentorship for early-stage startups focused on artificial intelligence. Through Gradient, Google will provide portfolio companies with capital, resources, and dedicated access to experts and boot

Google Image Search adds badges to help you discover and take the right action

Google Image Search helps you browse photos of your favorite celebrity, place and things. Now on the Google app for Android and mobile web, you can see relevant badges to images indicating what else you can discover with a single tap. These badges will

BookMyShow acquires Sharjah based Nfusion to bolster its audio streaming offerings

BookMyShow makes its fourth acquisition of 2017, with Sharjah based Nfusion. The online movies and events booking platform acquired Sharjah based company for an undisclosed amount in an all cash deal. Nfusion started as an HD video on demand platform where users can stream

Axis Bank acquires FreeCharge from Snapdeal

Axis Bank, India’s 3rd largest private sector bank, has entered into an agreement with Jasper Infotech Private Limited to acquire 100% stake in its subsidiaries viz. FreeCharge Payment Technologies Private Limited and Accelyst Solutions Private Limited, which together constitute the digital payments business under the

Microsoft Kaizala – All about India specific large group communications and work management platform

Microsoft India announced the launch of Microsoft Kaizala, a mobile-only product designed for large group communications and work management. Microsoft Kaizala makes it simple for organizations to seamlessly communicate, collaborate and complete tasks, bringing together desktop users and mobile-only users who may be within

MS Paint is here to stay! And How to use MS Paint in the new version of Windows 10?

Few days back, Microsoft announced that it is going to remove MS Paint in the new version of its Windows 10 operating system. MS Paint was first released in 1985 with the first version of Windows 1.0. It was pre-installed with every Windows version

How do I turn on the Facebook profile picture guard?

One complaint I often hear about using Facebook is that women are not ready to post their pictures in public. Especially profile pictures. Even Facebook data shows that there are many women who are reluctant to upload profile pictures. The social and safety organizations

Car rental startup JustRide rebrands itself as Drivezy, shifting its focus to a marketplace model

JustRide, the self-drive car rental service has announced a move to rebrand itself as drivezy. The rebranding exercise comes as part of the company’s strategy to make a transition from an aggregator to a marketplace model, and become a peer-to-peer car sharing platform. This

Bloggers can make use of these websites for free stock images!

Blog posts with text is good for SEO, but those with images attract more visitors. How? The images invite your visitor’s attention and increases the time spent on your blog post or blog. The blog without images is like a fashion retail store without

‘DoctorAlways’ – Pediatric app for parents launched

Have you ever faced an emergency with your child in the middle of the night? Has your child ever fallen sick at an odd hour? Did your child ever fall ill on a vacation? Now you don’t need to worry. There is a pediatric

Smartphones driving website traffic for brands across industries in India, says Adobe report

A new Adobe Digital Insights report, Best of the Best JAPAC, was released today, highlighting the Internet usage trends demonstrated by consumers in the developing countries and the role played by smartphones in driving new Internet users. The report leverages Adobe Analytics to aggregate

Hike Wallet – First messaging platform in India to add wallet, UPI payment features

The made in India messaging platform “Hike”, introduces the wallet feature to its messaging platform. Hike is the first messaging platform in India to have an integrated wallet. Hike announced this feature, in the new Hike 5.0 update. Hike 5.0 reinforces Hike’s vision of simplifying

Buy beautiful paintings online – Modern art, Buddha paintings and lot more

The evolution of social media has helped many traditional businesses to find new homes. One such business is the online art marketplace. The art market is changing. Thanks to social media. It has changed the way, consumers discover art.  Recent years have seen the

Happiest Minds acquires U.S. based digital transformation firm OSSCube

Happiest Minds Technologies, a next-generation digital transformation, infrastructure, security and product engineering services company, announced the acquisition of OSSCube, a U.S. based digital transformation company. This acquisition will expand the company’s portfolio of transformative offerings in the consulting-led digital space, especially around open source

RBL Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI and Games2Win Partner With Fintech Start Ups

Startupbootcamp FinTech Mumbai, the leading global accelerator focused on innovation for the financial services industry, hosted its first Demo Day at the Royal Opera House in Mumbai. Out of the 11 start-ups graduating from the Startupbootcamp FinTech Mumbai Cohort, 6 start-ups have already secured

How to find Best deals and offers around You!?

Everyone loves shopping, more importantly we all need shopping. But, for a need so extensive, that often cuts deep holes down our pockets, the only savior is deals and offers. This article helps you gain an idea of the importance of these deals and