1. 73-96 of 16287 « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 677 678 679 »
    1. Zeta partners with RuPay to issue pre-paid cards; tax compliance?

      Zeta partners with RuPay to issue pre-paid cards; tax compliance?

      Zeta, the Bhavin Turakhia-backed employee benefits service, has partnered with card network RuPay to issue a pre-paid card called Zeta Super Card for employees. When Zeta launched it only had a mobile app where corporate employees could purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages from retail outlets. With this employees can pay with the pre-paid card at over 12 lakh (to be specific: 12,20,763) RuPay enabled POS terminals.

      Read Full Article
    2. Zomato starts a subscription service to offer complimentary desserts

      Zomato starts a subscription service to offer complimentary desserts

      Restaurant listing and food delivery company Zomato is launching a new subscription-based product in India and UAE called Zomato Treats. Subscribers will ger a free dessert with every meal they order with participating restaurants. The subscription will be priced at Rs 249 per year and will be available in 16 cities where Zomato has food delivery; to begin with, the subscription will be available only to 20% of their users in Gurgaon.

      Read Full Article
    3. CarDekho parent Girnar Soft enters the auto insurance vertical

      CarDekho parent Girnar Soft enters the auto insurance vertical

      CarDekho’s parent Girnar Soft has received a licence from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to launch an auto insurance vertical. The vertical named as ‘Girnar Insurance Brokers’ will provide insurance buying, locate cashless services garages, settle claims and offer documentation to car owners.

      Read Full Article
    4. Budget hotel chain Treebo delists from MakeMyTrip and Goibibo: report

      Budget hotel chain Treebo delists from MakeMyTrip and Goibibo: report

      Budget hotel chain Treebo has pulled out its property listings from MakeMyTrip and Ibibo citing high commission charges, according to this ET report. The company’s CEO Sidharth Gupta told the publication that the commission fee charged by MakeMyTrip/Goibibo “ wasn’t sustainable in our model, and when we weren’t able to get it reduced, we thought it would be better for our businesses, to go our different ways.

      Read Full Article
    5. Vodafone writes to TRAI asking it to retract Jio’s summer offer: report

      Vodafone writes to TRAI asking it to retract Jio’s summer offer: report

      In a complaint letter written to telecom regulator TRAI, Vodafone said that Reliance Jio is “luring customers” by asking them to activate the recently launched Summer Surprise Offer, even though TRAI itself has asked Jio to retract the offer, reports PTI. TRAI’s intervention came after Jio unveiled a new complimentary pack that provided free usage for three months.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Airtel Vodafone PTI
    6. Indian Express launches a new health vertical, with a focus on distributed strategy

      The Indian Express Digital launched Lifealth.com, a health and lifestyle vertical, to its existing digital portfolio Tuesday. The website is available in English and Hindi, and hosts content around lifestyle, health, pregnancy, parenting, relationships and spirituality. The website is an infinite scroll and currently features no advertisements.

      Read Full Article
    7. Cyber thieves attempt to steal $170 million from Union Bank of India: report

      Cyber thieves attempt to steal $170 million from Union Bank of India: report

      The Union Bank of India, a public sector bank, was under attack from cyber criminals who attempted to steal $170 million last July, the Wall Street Journal reports. The attack was initiated after a bank employee opened an email attachment which looked like it was sent by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

      Read Full Article
    8. Instamojo is close to profitability but needs to keep an eye on competition

      Instamojo is close to profitability but needs to keep an eye on competition

      Instamojo, a platform which allows users to buy and sell their digital goods, has said that it is close to cashflow break-even. In a blog post, its Founder and CEO Sampad Swain writes that “We are at a stage where we can think profitably without making a trade-off between business growth and our burn rate. In simple words, we will continue posting strong growth numbers Q/Q without compromises.”

      Read Full Article
    9. Premji Invest-backed FSS launches Aadhaar Pay for banks

      Premji Invest-backed FSS launches Aadhaar Pay for banks

      Chennai-based payments technology company Financial Software Systems (FSS) has launched Aadhaar Pay. The product will be called FSS Aadhaar Pay and will be a biometric-enabled merchant payment acceptance system. Merchants can accept payments through an Android app downloadable on the Play Store. They will have to link their bank accounts to Aadhaar to receive money.

      Read Full Article
    10. Facebook wants to teach journalists how to use the platform

      Facebook wants to teach journalists how to use the platform

      Facebook’s relationship with the journalism industry has so far been bittersweet. More bitter than sweet. In a charm offensive, the social networking giant now wants to train journalists to use its platforms. It announced a free three-course curriculum for journalists. The Facebook for Journalists Certification, co-designed by Poynter Institute for Media Studies and the social network, will help journalists utilize Facebook and Instagram in their daily work, the company blog claimed.

      Read Full Article
    11. Ortel upgrades broadband plans, offers 100Mbps connection with 1TB FUP

      Ortel upgrades broadband plans, offers 100Mbps connection with 1TB FUP

      Multi System Operator Ortel Communications is expanding its fiber-based Internet service with upgraded packs. On the high-end, it is offering a 100 Mbps connection with a Fair Usage Policy (FUP) of 1 TB for Rs 4,999 per month. The operator is also withdrawing all existing plans below 1 Mbps, to keep the minimum speed at a threshold of 1 Mbps.

      Read Full Article
    12. BARC attempts the impossible with new digital ratings tools

      BARC attempts the impossible with new digital ratings tools

      Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), India, has released a new suit of audience measurement tools. BARC is an industry-backed realtime television ratings point measuring agency. Bundled under EKAM (one in Sanskrit), the industry based measurement-body, has for the first time also released a digital measurement tool.

      The new tools include:

      Read Full Article
    13. Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Microsoft, eBay and Tencent

      Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Microsoft, eBay and Tencent

      Flipkart has raised $1.4 billion from Chinese investment holdings firm Tencent, global e-commerce player eBay and technology company Microsoft. Following this, the Flipkart Group is valued at $11.6 billion

      With the investment by eBay, the global e-commerce company is selling its India unit, eBay.in to Flipkart in exchange for equity in the Flipkart Group. eBay.in continue to operate as an independent entity.

      Read Full Article
    14. CDMA services loose market share as telcos shift focus to 4G

      CDMA services loose market share as telcos shift focus to 4G

      CDMA services in India are slowly being phased out. The three existing CDMA operators (Tata Docomo, MTS, BSNL) in the country are showing signs of a slowdown in terms of subscriber growth. Between a three-month period from September to December 2016, Tata Docomo lost 1.02 million CDMA connections, MTS lost 0.84 million connections, while BSNL lost 0.04 million connections.

      Read Full Article
    15. 391.50M Internet connections in India; Maharashtra had highest connections

      391.50M Internet connections in India; Maharashtra had highest connections

      India had 236.09 million wireless and wireline broadband connections at the end of December 2016, an increase of 22.7% over a three month period starting from September 2016, according to data published by telecom regulator TRAI. However, note that India also had 155.41 million narrowband connections in the country, which decreased from 175.17 million connection in September 2016. This takes the total number of Internet connections (wireline+wireless) in the country to 391.50 million.

      Read Full Article
    16. Ghost of demonetization returns with reports of cash crunch across the country

      Ghost of demonetization returns with reports of cash crunch across the country

      ATMs around the country have been running dry over the last week and dredged memories of long queues during demonetization in November. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor SS Mundra attributed the lack of cash to the financial year closing and said that the situation is temporary, as indicated by this Indian Express report.

      Read Full Article
    17. Prasar Bharati to launch digital news platform to counter “anti-India” narrative

      Prasar Bharati to launch digital news platform to counter “anti-India” narrative

      The Government of India through its broadcasting unit, Prasar Bharati, has announced its plans to set up a global digital news platform to counter the ‘anti-India’ narrative, reports Press Trust of India.

      Unlike All India Radio and Doordarshan, this digital platform will cater to international audiences. The committee headed by Prasar Bharati Chairman, A Surya Prakash intends to focus on South Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, China and Asia-Pacific with the platform.

      Read Full Article
    73-96 of 16287 « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 677 678 679 »
  1. Categories

    1. Markets:

      Bollywood, Gaming, Maps/Local, Mobile, Outsourcing, Social Networking, Telecom, Travel, Video
    2. Financing:

      Acquisition, Funding
    3. Other:

      Jobs, Reports