Amazon revises seller commissions, increases logistics costs

Payal Ganguly

Online marketplace Amazon India has revised seller commission structures across half of its product categories with a view to ....

25 April, 2019

Ontario Teachers sets up global technology-focused VC fund

Payal Ganguly

Snapdeal-backer Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) has launched a venture capital fund focused on late-stage technology ....

25 April, 2019
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Retail automation firm Vue.ai raises $17 mn in round led by Falcon Edge

Payal Ganguly

California-headquartered artificial intelligence startup Mad Street Den Systems Pvt. Ltd, which runs a retail automation platform ....

25 April, 2019

Madras High Court lifts ban on short-video app TikTok

Payal Ganguly

The Madras High Court on Wednesday lifted the ban it had imposed three weeks ago on short-video app TikTok in connection with ....

24 April, 2019

Verint Systems' Anil Chawla on how speech analytics is bettering customer experience

Payal Ganguly

After making significant inroads into India’s business process outsourcing (BPO), telecom and banking sectors, Nasdaq-listed ....

24 April, 2019

SoftBank may invest $2-3 bn in Reliance Jio: Reports

Payal Ganguly

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is in talks with Japan’s SoftBank Vision Fund to secure an investment ....

24 April, 2019
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Udemy appoints top OLX executive as India managing director

Payal Ganguly

Online learning marketplace Udemy has appointed the former chief operating officer at classifieds portal OLX, Irwin Anand, as ....

23 April, 2019

Govt undecided on fate of existing TikTok users after court ban on app downloads

Payal Ganguly

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the Department of Telecom (DoT) haven't yet decided on ....

23 April, 2019

Supreme Court asks Madras HC to decide on TikTok ban by April 24

Payal Ganguly

The Supreme Court has directed the Madras High Court to decide on the fate of short-video app TikTok by April 24 or else the lower ....

22 April, 2019

RBI omits cryptocurrency from draft framework for fintech sandbox

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has left out cryptocurrency from its draft guidelines for a regulatory sandbox aimed at fostering ....

22 April, 2019
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TikTok vanishes from Google, Apple app stores as Madras High Court keeps ban in place

Payal Ganguly

Google and Apple have blocked access to short video app TikTok in India after the Madras High Court refused to lift a ban on the ....

17 April, 2019

Facebook joins ex-Microsoft India chairman’s initiative for mass entrepreneurship

Payal Ganguly

In a bid to help small entrepreneurs use digital platforms, Facebook has joined the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship ....

16 April, 2019

Payments firm Payoneer targets e-commerce sector for India expansion

Payal Ganguly

New York-headquartered Payoneer is exploring new lines of business in India as it looks beyond its staple offerings of cross-border ....

16 April, 2019

A day ahead of hearing, Supreme Court refuses to stay ban on TikTok

Payal Ganguly

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay a Madras High Court division bench order to ban social media platform TikTok. The ....

16 April, 2019

YouTube adds fact-checking features for news videos

Payal Ganguly

With the general elections underway in India, Google-owned video sharing website YouTube has added a fact-checking feature from ....

15 April, 2019

Govt-owned online marketplace GeM records big jump in GMV

Payal Ganguly

Government e-Marketplace (GeM), the national public procurement portal which offers products and services to central and state ....

15 April, 2019

Neewee Analytics secures funding from IIFL Asset Management

Payal Ganguly

Global industrial analytics firm Neewee Analytics has raised $4 million (Rs 27.6 crore at the current exchange rate) in a Series ....

15 April, 2019

Why a Snapdeal-ShopClues merger would be a win-win scenario

Binu Paul & Payal Ganguly

A potential merger between second-tier e-commerce companies Snapdeal and ShopClues opens up an interesting playground at the next ....

11 April, 2019

WhatsApp tells SC it has identified auditor to inspect payments system

Payal Ganguly

After building out a system to store payment-related data in India last year, messaging service WhatsApp has now identified ....

10 April, 2019

Women e-commerce firm GlowRoad raises funding; Mark Mobius-backed investor bets on BookEventZ

Payal Ganguly

Bengaluru-based GlowRoad, an online portal for women which enables them to sell products in neighbourhoods, has raised $10 million ....

9 April, 2019

Zoho steps into e-commerce with business-operations platform Commerce Plus

Payal Ganguly

Marking its foray into e-commerce, global provider of cloud-based business apps, Zoho Corporation, has launched Commerce Plus, ....

9 April, 2019