Thursday, January 18, 2018

Twelve startups score around $12.75 million funding at Pitch@Rashtrapati Bhavan event

The Indian Government has been promoting entrepreneurship and extending support for startups in the country through numerous programmes. With regards to the same, the Presidential Residence in partnership with Confederation of Indian...

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...

Foursquare’s Pilgrim SDK will let developers push notifications using real-time location data

Don’t jump to conclusions. The title may suggest something to do with finding the location of religious places around you, but let me assure you, the Pilgrim SDK is way, way...

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...

P2P lending marketplace Rupaiya Exchange aims to increase financial inclusion

Peer to peer lending market is growing swiftly in India. It connects a reliable individual in need of money with lenders who intend to invest money online to gain high returns...

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...

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...

Jio to further extend its free calling services with nominal data charges until June...

This past week, Reliance Jio announced its plans to pump additional Rs 30,000 crore to uplift the not-so-well network coverage. But, the company now has bigger plans and wishes to further pressurize its competitors....

Ola onboards former SAB Miller executive Shalabh Seth as CEO for Ola Fleet Technologies

With an aim to become the top cab-aggregator in the country, Ola has today further strengthened its human assets. The company now on-boards Shalabh Seth as the CEO for Ola Fleet Technologies . Seth...

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...

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