Saturday, January 20, 2018

Just weeks before its IPO, Snap’s ad exec Sriram Krishnan quits company

Snap Inc. much-anticipated IPO is mere weeks away and it wouldn’t prefer gathering heat over an executive exit. But, there is nothing to worry about as the said departure isn’t related...

Facebook acquires facial recognition and tracking startup FacioMetrics to further bolster its AR masks

Facebook continues to further bolster to its arsenal of photo and video capabilities. The social media behemoth has today announced that it has acquired a facial recognition startup called FacioMetrics. The...

RecurRex is letting Indian E-commerce portals leverage the power of subscriptions

E-commerce is booming in the country . Taking the lead from behemoths such as Flipkart and Snapdeal and adding your own unique flair or business acumen into the mix has become pretty popular...

Government serves Paytm, Reliance Jio with a notice for using PM Narendra Modi’s photo...

To increase the visibility of their business, Paytm and Reliance Jio Infocomm used Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photograph in their full-page newspaper advertisements. Both the companies have now been served with...

Watch out for Mumbai’s quirkiest, the most happening, yet, an affordable coworking space

The rise of startup culture has transformed our approach towards conducting and operating a business. ‘Traditional’ is no longer in use, it is being constantly replaced by ‘unconventional’ in many instances,...

Ola intros two new notification features as it looks to catch up with Uber...

While Uber is trying to set up cab booking kiosks at major railway stations, Ola is looking to take the user experience a notch further with the introduction of a couple...

Uber agrees to shell out $20Mn to settle FTC charges claiming it misled driver...

Ride-hailing giant Uber has today agreed to pay $20 million in fines to settle a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against the exaggerated claims made by them to attract...

Paytm board gains Alibaba’s global MD K. Guru Gowrappan as additional director

Gearing up for its planned expansion, Paytm seems to have hit the pedal to the metal. The company seems to be going through a serious shuffling in its top-tier management. Adding...

Alibaba leads $2.6 billion bid to privatise Chinese department store chain Intime Retail

After grabbing a major chunk of the online commerce business, Alibaba now plans to digitise brick-and-mortar stores to give sales another push. With regards to the same, the Chinese e-commerce behemoth...

Indian researcher discovers Uber bug that allowed free travel!

Now if I was a researcher and I stumbled across something like this, well I would be tempted very badly. Free travel for life isn’t something to be let go of...

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