Reliance denies plans to set up its own Uber-like cab service in India

By about 9 hours ago.

Reliance denies plans to set up its own Uber-like cab service in India

With the app-based taxi service space heating up in India, speculations began earlier today that reliance Reliance is set to dip its toes into this space to take on Uber and Ola. This news has been doing the rounds on Twitter since morning, with various people citing Uber and Ola drivers as their source, who have been approached by the company's executives to come aboard. However, Reliance has denied having any such plans. More →
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Flipkart’s plans to go app-only from September irks many shoppers

By about 12 hours ago.

Flipkart’s plans to go app-only from September irks many shoppers

Flipkart is set to follow the footsteps of its subsidiary Myntra and will go app-only from September. This news was announced by the company's chief product officer Punit Soni who reportedly informed all Flipkart employees at a town hall meeting last week. More →
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Digital India: Ratan Tata partners with Google and Intel to launch tech welfare initiatives for women

By on July 3, 2015 at 4:38 PM.

Digital India: Ratan Tata partners with Google and Intel to launch tech welfare initiatives for women

A digitally connected India will bring "tremendous power" in the hands of citizens by connecting them to the rest of the world, Ratan Tata said today, lauding the government's 'Digital India' programme. More →
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Digital India: Nasscom partners HP to launch mobile classrooms in five cities in India

By on July 3, 2015 at 1:48 PM.

Digital India: Nasscom partners HP to launch mobile classrooms in five cities in India

Nasscom Foundation and HP have joined forces to propel government of India's National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) by donating five mobile container classrooms, the partners announced on Thursday. More →
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Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma reportedly invests in GoQii

By on July 3, 2015 at 1:30 PM.

Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma reportedly invests in GoQii

Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma joins the list of angel investors  that have invested an undisclosed sum into fitness startup GoQii. Economic Times reports that Sharma's funding takes the total amount invested in GoQii to about $2.8 million (Rs 17.7 crore).  More →
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India to become world’s second largest smartphone market by 2017: Report

By on July 2, 2015 at 12:02 PM.

India to become world’s second largest smartphone market by 2017: Report

Buoyed by growing sales, India will overtake the US to become world's second largest smartphone market by 2017, says a report. According to international research firm Strategy Analytics, global smartphone sales are forecast to grow from 1.5 billion units in 2015 to a record 1.7 billion by 2017. More →
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