Listen: Zomato, Swiggy meet NRAI; Premji sells Wipro shares; AWS and edtech startups

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Anirban Ghoshal

In this episode of TechThisWeek #TTW we talk about Zomato and Swiggy and their bid to find a middle ground with restaurant owners, ....

13 September, 2019

Enterprise Tech Dispatch: US ups the battle against China in AI, Noida startup aids battery analytics

Anirban Ghoshal

Even as governments across the world seek to capitalise on frontier technologies for security and defence capabilities, two countries, ....

13 September, 2019
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#Logout campaign: Will foodtech platforms be able to woo back restaurants?

Payal Ganguly

Nearly five weeks into the #Logout campaign that turned the country’s booming food-tech industry on its head, Zomato and ....

13 September, 2019

Post Jack Ma, Alibaba enters the next era with a nod to work-life balance

Vignesh Ananthraj

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group’s charismatic founder may have moved on, but his ideas continue to influence the iconic China-born ....

11 September, 2019

Alibaba’s UCWeb to tap into India’s ecommerce growth story with a recommendation engine: Report

Binu Paul

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba-owned UCWeb is preparing to establish an indirect presence in India’s ecommerce market with ....

6 September, 2019

Funding Roundup: Rebel Foods scores a big investor, Tiger bets on B2C as funding crosses $400 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In another busy week for dealmaking in India’s technology sector, as many startups scooped up a total of  $446.06 million ....

2 August, 2019
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Alibaba-Paytm gaming JV to raise $25 mn, expand gaming platform

Team TC

Paytm First Games, a joint venture between Alibaba-owned AGTech Holdings and SoftBank-based payments platform Paytm, is in talks ....

2 August, 2019

Naspers to lead fresh funding round in Swiggy; Cipla to back Medlife

Team TC

Online food delivery startup Swiggy is close to raising $750 million in a funding round led by Naspers. US retail behemoth Walmart ....

2 August, 2019

eBay buys 5.6% of Paytm E-Commerce for $160 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The US-headquartered ecommerce firm eBay will invest $160 million (Rs 1,102.53 crore at the current exchange rate) for a 5.59% ....

31 July, 2019

Amazon continues to dominate cloud storage biz: Gartner

Team TC

Seattle-headquartered Amazon Web Services (AWS) continued to dominate the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) space in 2018 with ....

30 July, 2019
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eBay picks up 5.5% stake in Paytm Mall

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-headquartered ecommerce firm eBay Inc has picked up a 5.5% stake in ecommerce marketplace Paytm Mall for an undisclosed amount ....

18 July, 2019

Swiggy in talks to raise $500mn from Korean investors, Naspers: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

As competition in India’s food-tech sector intensifies, Swiggy, the food delivery platform owned by Bengaluru-based Bundl ....

15 July, 2019

Why Bigbasket will dip its toes, but not dive into the physical grocery market

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

At a time when firms are looking to blend stores with e-commerce in their omni-channel attempt to attract customers, online grocer ....

10 June, 2019

Global spending on home automation devices to triple by 2025: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

The total global spending on home automation devices is expected to reach $75 billion by 2025 from $23 billion in 2018, according ....

10 June, 2019

Watch: Hari Menon on making Bigbasket a consumer staple

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Marquee investors have been doubling down on India’s online grocery segment, with both Alibaba-backed Bigbasket and ....

10 June, 2019

CSIRO’s Denis Bauer on how genomics is pushing the boundaries with AI, cloud computing

Anirban Ghoshal

What do you do when there is an increased risk of mortality or morbidity rate growing up in your country and the world in general ....

30 May, 2019

Tiger Global-backed expense manager Fyle raises extended Series A funding

Payal Ganguly

Expense manager Fyle has raised Rs 1.04 crore ($150,000 at current exchange rate) from investors including Bharati Balakrishnan, ....

24 May, 2019

Alibaba, Amazon semiconductor tech leaders in 'pick and go commerce' space: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon and Chinese company Alibaba are best suited to take advantage in the semiconductor space when it comes to ....

24 May, 2019

Paytm Mall estimates fraud of up to Rs 10 crore in cashback scheme

Payal Ganguly

Paytm Mall, the online marketplace owned and operated by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd, has estimated that the range of seller fraud ....

15 May, 2019

Flipkart launches online grocery operations in Mumbai

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Walmart-owned homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart said it has launched its grocery brand Supermart in Mumbai, making the city ....

9 May, 2019

Is eBay the best bet for reviving Paytm Mall’s fortunes?

Binu Paul & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The word on the street is that global e-commerce firm eBay Inc is mulling a third strategic bet on an Indian online marketplace ....

23 April, 2019