Posts Tagged: India


China’s social media landscape in 2014

The future of the mobile internet is in Asia

Asia’s mobile usage was already the world’s largest in 2010. But what happened next – to use the Upworthy trope – wi...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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Indian government launches homemade Wikipedia in five local languages

Inspired by the popularity and usefulness of Wikipedia, the Indian government has launched a unique and comprehensive information website, ...

  • February 19, 2014
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Airtel ushers in new era of telco deals by acquiring Loop Mobile

In a sign that 2014 will be a year of consolidation and change in the Indian telecoms industry, Bharti Airtel (BOM:532454) has announced it ...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Myntra set to open marketplace for boutique fashion brands in April

Fashion e-store Myntra is set to emulate its Indian rival Flipkart by launching a marketplace for local businesses and boutique brands to se...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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IBM to axe 13,000 jobs globally, starts with India

IBM to axe 13,000 jobs globally, starts with India

In a bad start to 2014 for the IT industry, IBM (NYSE:IBM) is reportedly axing 13,000 jobs from its global operations, according to a source...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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eBay India launches ’9 Hour Delivery’ service in Mumbai for office-goers

With the e-commerce industry growing like never before in India, the major players are going all out to stay ahead of the competition. After...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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MakeMyTrip acquires European startup for $5 million to boost global hotel booking offerings

Indian online travel agent MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) has acquired the Netherlands-based hotel booking site EasyToBook. MakeMyTrip’s dis...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
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Apple resurrects the discontinued iPhone 4 just for India, Indonesia, and Brazil

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will resume manufacturing of the iPhone 4 specifically for sale in India, Indonesia, and Brazil, according to sources c...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Report: 4 of 5 countries most hooked on VPNs are in Asia

A virtual private network (VPN) is a way for users to securely access a private network and share data remotely through public networks. In ...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Foodpanda and OpenRice hook up for a saucy two-way foodfest

At the beginning of this month, Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda revealed its latest huge funding round which enables the food delivery service...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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China’s Xiaomi is working on phone launches in India, Indonesia, and other Asian markets

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi held an event in Singapore this morning. Aside from launching the Redmi and Mi3 phones in Singapore, Xiaomi’...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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Desperate to break the Indian market, Apple offers buyback scheme for iPad Mini

Apple announced today it will buy back old iPads and Macbooks in India for Rs 5,000 (US$81) or more when customers purchase a new iPad Mini....

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 5:11 pm
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CA Technologies invests in IDG Ventures to push for innovation in Indian enterprise software

In what could mark a major boost to tech innovation in the Indian enterprise software space, NASDAQ-listed Indian tech firm CA Technologies...

  • February 14, 2014
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1-year-old Indian startup hires 100 students to make a property search engine

India’s real estate search portal Housing.com would easily be the envy of its rivals or any other established company. This start up...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 11:13 am
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Microsoft Ventures opens doors to later stage startups in India, takes 16 new teams into accelerator

Microsoft Ventures opens doors to later stage startups in India, takes 16 teams into accelerator

As Microsoft Ventures kicks off its Accelerator Program 2014 in India, the company is all geared up to focus and groom later-stage startups....

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 10:29 am
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India’s fashion e-commerce site Myntra gets $50 million funding ahead of potential merger with Flipkart

Bangalore-based fashion e-commerce site Myntra today announced it raised $50 million led by Premji Invest. The money will be used to “st...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 2:54 pm
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Report: led by China, Asian countries are the world’s biggest online spenders

Consumers in Asia Pacific will spend more money online than North America for the first time ever this year, according to a new report from...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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Rocket Internet’s clothing e-store for India raises $100 million in funding

Jabong, one of India’s top online clothing stores, has secured $100 million (Rs 628 crore) in funding, according to the Economic Times...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
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