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Report Card – Amazon Great Indian Festival 2018

Amazon India just concluded their annual festive sales. Great Indian Festival 2018 from Oct 10 to Oct 15. This was one of their biggest celebration ever with record sales across all categories. Due to its tremendous success, Amazon Great Indian Festive sale is set

Exciting prospects for the world of eCommerce & the future of eCommerce

Like it or not, e-commerce has become a big part of our lives. E-commerce is not a complicated subject. It can simply be explained as the act of buying or selling goods and services via channels provided by the internet. It is as easy

Google launches Cameos, a video Q&A app for celebs and public figures

Google has launched a new video based Q&A app called “Cameos” on iOS app store aimed at celebs and public figures. The cameos app allows people to answer questions by themselves and then share those answers directly to Google. The app is primarily aimed

Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued after July 17 and users will be redirected to new app Squirrel

One of the first instant messaging app, Yahoo Messenger (owned by Oath) will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. Until then, you can continue to use the service normally. After July 17, you’ll no longer be able to access your chats and the

Paytm acquires Chennai-based online ticketing platform TicketNew

Online payments platform Paytm has acquired Orbgen Technologies Private Limited, the firm that operates Chennai-based online ticketing platform TicketNew. The move, as seen by industry experts, is a strategy to strengthen Paytm’s presence in ticketing space, which is mostly dominated by platforms like BookMyShow,

Acquisitions In eCommerce – The Web World: Who Owns Who?

It’s fairly common knowledge that bigger companies tend to buy smaller companies. In fact, many of the popular companies are owned by just under 20 of the world’s largest ones. And if you take a look at all the big company acquisitions that have

Indian Railways to deploy drone cameras to enhance safety

Indian Railways is all set to get eyes in the sky as it prepares to deploy “Drone” cameras in all its zones and divisions for various railway activities to enhance safety and efficiency. Drone cameras will provide real-time inputs for activities related to relief

Dailyhunt Launches Newzly, a News-in-Brief App, in Nine Languages – competition to InShorts

DailyHunt, News and local language content application, launched Newzly, a news-in-brief app for Android users. The app offers a summary of trending news articles across multiple genres such as regional, international, entertainment, business, sports and technology. The content is available in nine languages –

WhatsApp launches a separate app for businesses – WhatsApp Business App

People all around the world use WhatsApp to connect with small businesses they care about — from online clothing companies in India to auto parts stores in Brazil. But WhatsApp was built for people and they want to improve the business experience. For example,

Hike ‘Total’ – A new way to access Hike services without a data connection

The messaging services app ‘Hike Messenger’ has rolled out a new feature which allows the users to use services like messaging, payments, without a data connection. Yes, you heard it right! Without using an active data connection.  Hike unveils ‘Total, built by hike’, a

Airtel Infinity postpaid users to get one year free Amazon prime membership – How to claim Amazon prime membership for Airtel postpaid users?

India’s leading telecommunication service provider Airtel and ecommerce giant Amazon join hands to offer one year of Amazon Prime membership with Airtel Infinity Postpaid Plans. Under a first of its kind offer in India, new and existing Airtel Postpaid customers with an Infinity plan of

How to link your mobile connection (SIM) with Aadhaar using toll free IVRS 14546 or Online

Have you linked your mobile phone number to Aadhaar number? Not yet? Now you don’t need to visit your service provider’s outlet to complete Aadhaar verification and linking your phone number with Aadhaar. Hon’ble Supreme Court stated “an effective process has been evolved to ensure

Ola to acquire Foodpanda’s India business from Delivery Hero Group in an all stock deal

Ride hailing app Ola, announced its partnership with Germany based Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace. This deal includes the transfer of Foodpanda’s India business to Ola in an acquisition deal in exchange for Ola stock. This collaboration between India’s

Axis Bank launches Ripple-powered Instant payment service

Axis Bank, India’s third-largest private sector bank, has launched instant international payment services using Ripple’s enterprise blockchain technology solution. The bank has launched a service for its retail customers in India to receive payments from RAKBANK in UAE and for its corporate customers in

A Beginners Guide to Verifying Your Great App Idea!

We all get ideas that we’re sure will revolutionize the world. Often, we don’t act on them or it’s not convenient at the time to embark on executing that vision. But sometimes an idea sticks around and grows. When it comes to mobile web

To become successfull, you need to have a planned daily routine. Follow these daily routine of successful Entrepreneurs!

Think about your daily routine: How much time do you really devote to various tasks and to-dos? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t track it—and you probably have more detours to productivity than you realize. Take, for example, the daily dilemma of

Restaurant Reservation Platform EazyDiner Bags Rs 30 Crores in Series B Funding

As the country’s only instant table reservation platform – EazyDiner raises Rs 30 crores in its latest round of funding, Indian Food Tech is back on the radar of global investors, with the focus also moving to the dining-in space at restaurants. To quote

Infosys Finacle partners with two Bangalore based startups to offer FinTech solutions

Infosys core banking solution Finacle (part of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys) has partnered with two Bangalore based startups to offer FinTech solutions. Infosys Finacle announced its partnership with Niki.ai, a FinTech start-up that offers chat based commerce solutions. With this partnership, Finacle

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