On Thursday, Dropbox, Google, and the Open Technology Fund announced a new organization named Simply Secure, focused on making open source security tools simpler and easier for people to use.
Walmart had been testing out an e-commerce option for its wholesale business at two stores in Hyderabad and Lucknow that will allow its members to order their merchandise online and have it delivered at their doorstep.
The Hindustan Times has thrown an online punch at its rival Times of India on Youtube in a video called ‘The Eternal Crybaby’.
Oracle Board of Directors yesterday announced that it has elected Larry Ellison to the position of Executive Chairman of Oracle’s Board and appointed him the company’s Chief Technology Officer.
Samsung Electronics has decided to take the conventional retail route while rest of the world is moving online. In a battle of offline v/s online, the offline handset retailers have been suffering because of their online counterparts since they offer heavy discounts online on the purchased products.
Chinese e-commerce company, Alibaba has finally raised USD 21.8 billion from the initial public offering (IPO) valued the company at USD 168 billion.
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Online retail portal Fashionara.com has announced the launch of F.lea Bazaar, an online marketplace that brings together a curated collection of the off-beat, eclectic products from select sellers and boutiques.
Snapdeal continues with its strategy to bring major brands on its platform. Below are some of its recent and upcoming tie-ups.
Nova Founders Capital has raised USD 50 million from an investment company Hong Kong’s Pacific Century Group. The raised funds will be used to boost fintech in Asia.
Mumbai and San Francisco-based Haptik Inc., a messaging app that connects brand experts to customers has received USD 1 million in seed funding led by Kalaari Capital.
Japanese messaging company Line has unveiled its SnapMovie feature in a stand alone app, to create 30 second movies made of video cuts together with background music, initially available for Android devices only.
Online and mobile classifieds site Quikr has raised USD 60 million led by U.S. investor Tiger Global Management with participation from the existing investors Warburg Pincus, Omidyar Network, eBay Inc , Kinnevik, Matrix Partners India, Nokia Growth Partners and Norwest Venture Partners.
Online retail is one of the most sought after categories and is also the main contributor to the eCommerce ecosystem. But, like it’s said, everything has its own pros and cons.
PayU India has released a new version of its merchant facing dashboard which aims to give a better understanding into consumers’ purchasing behaviour to a merchant.
Gurgaon-based Printvenue, an online portal for personalized printing, is planning to start operations in Australia at a time when the parent group German venture capital firm Rocket Internet is close to go in initial public offering (IPO) by the end of this year.
In an interview with Aveek Datta, a Columnist associated with The Financial Express, Snapdeal’s CEO Kunal Bahl said that “We will surely be the first e-commerce company to turn profitable in India because of the business model we follow and our commitment to it.” Bahl states Snapdeal has taken a conscious decision to stay away from diversifying into developing and selling private labels and stocking inventory, like some of its peers.
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched eKYC services in the market with Payment Solution Provider, Oxigen to benefit the unbanked masses of India and urban youth.