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India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. The Indian economy is the world’s seventh-largest by nominal GDP and third-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies; it is considered a newly industrialised country.
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5:51 pm on Dec 15, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
At 19, he dropped out of engineering college, lying to his mom that he was going for an MBA. By 23, he was an angel investor, an MIT Top innovator under 35, and...
2:49 pm on Dec 12, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Uber vows to put its house in order, but the question is how taxi apps that connect commercially licensed drivers with their customers should be regulated.
1:30 pm on Dec 12, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Ecommerce companies in India are now in a race not just get more and more consumers but also to amass new tech tools that will give them an edge in the competit...
5:03 pm on Dec 11, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
The offline feature will allow users to download a movie over wi-fi at home, and then watch it offline on a mobile device, thus saving on data usage.
12:46 pm on Dec 11, 2014 by Paul Bischoff
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has been slapped with an injunction from a high court in India, which bans the sale of Xiaomi phones in the country.
9:00 am on Dec 11, 2014 by Paul Bischoff
If a cheap phablet with 4G is what you want, and you buy it knowing it could bite the dust in a year or less, then the Xiaomi Note 4G is right up your alley.
9:42 pm on Dec 10, 2014 by Paul Bischoff
Quoine, a pan-Asian bitcoin exchange, announced it closed a US$2 million angel round of funding from a number of investors and private funds.
3:41 pm on Dec 10, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
That the accused spent seven months in jail in 2011 on a rape charge has been widely reported. But now it turns out that several other cases had been booked aga...
1:51 pm on Dec 10, 2014 by Steven Millward
This morning, authorities in Hyderabad declared Uber unlicensed and therefore “illegal.”
4:00 pm on Dec 9, 2014 by David Corbin
This viral marketing push is taking a page from some Japanese models.
2:37 pm on Dec 9, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
This ban raises basic questions which the government needs to answer. The most fundamental of them is - who will provide safe, convenient, and available transpo...
10:30 am on Dec 9, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
As a working woman in India who lately has been counting on Uber for a safe commute, the rape in Delhi by an Uber driver and its aftermath are outrageous on mul...
6:02 pm on Dec 8, 2014 by Steven Millward
Authorities in Delhi, India, today issued a ban on Uber. It comes one day after the alleged rape of a female passenger by an Uber driver in the city.
2:05 pm on Dec 8, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
What kind of background checking is Uber doing if a person who spent seven months in jail on a rape charge can qualify to be an Uber driver and repeat the crime...
1:00 pm on Dec 8, 2014 by Mary-Anne Lee
Bird games have been done to death, but try yet another one. You might be surprised.
6:28 pm on Dec 5, 2014 by Steven Millward
The latest figures from IDC show that smartphone shipments in India grew 82 percent in the past 12-month period, while China saw growth of just 10.8 percent.
10:47 am on Dec 5, 2014 by Daniel Tay
Uber faces roadblocks at every turn in Asia.
9:15 am on Dec 4, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
At the outset, Inksedge is a niche ecommerce site for personalized, designer Indian stationery. It's also a "big data company with a pretty skin," says one of t...
9:00 pm on Dec 3, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Truecaller is adding on predictive features to make it smarter. This comes just eight days after the launch of a similar caller ID app called Holaa! made in Ind...
10:29 am on Dec 3, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
"A scooter which can out-accelerate its petrol counterparts, has an Android dashboard, and a virtually immortal battery pack" is Flipkart founders' latest inves...