Tech Mahindra partners Rakuten to set up mobile broadband labs

Anand J

Infotech (IT) services major Tech Mahindra has tied up with Japanese internet firm Rakuten Mobile Network Inc. for building one ....

30 October, 2018

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten set to launch its own cryptocurrency

Anirban Ghoshal

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency - Rakuten Coin - which will combine blockchain ....

28 February, 2018

Walmart-Flipkart combo may hurt common enemy Amazon

Deepti Chaudhary

At a time when stakeholders in the Indian e-commerce industry were locked in an intense debate over who between Amazon and Flipkart ....

27 September, 2016

Can Walmart and Flipkart help each other in India?

Binu Paul

The world's largest retailer Walmart's acquisition of ecommerce company has triggered speculation on whether this is the ....

16 August, 2016

Will Amazon & Alibaba be the final victors in Indian ecommerce battle?

Manu P Toms

Celebrity promoters, farcical valuations, endless chase of customers with no sign of profits in sight, imminent fund crunch and ....

4 July, 2016

Japanese e-com major Rakuten expands to Singapore

Sainul K

Tokyo-based Rakuten Inc, which runs the popular e-commerce platform across Asia, Europe and America, has expanded ....

4 December, 2013

Rakuten CEO on why Pinterest is worth $1.5B

Tim Bradshaw,

Rakuten has led a $100m funding round into Pinterest, which values the online "curation" community at around $1.5bn. The Japanese ....

18 May, 2012