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    1. Aadhaar Watch: RTI query on fake Aadhaar, Gst, Sbi recruitment, UP teachers

      Aadhaar Watch: RTI query on fake Aadhaar, Gst, Sbi recruitment, UP teachers

      An overview of recent news related to Aadhaar, which points towards the increase in government schemes being linked to the scheme, and issues faced by citizens:

      CBDT says Aadhaar must from July 1 for filing tax returns, applying for PAN

      Following the Supreme Court’s partial stay on Aadhaar-PAN linkage, the The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) clarified that Aadhaar will be mandatory for filing Income Tax Returns or applying for a new PAN from July 1.

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    2. Ola and Uber to set up kiosks in 12 railway stations in Bengaluru

      Ola and Uber to set up kiosks in 12 railway stations in Bengaluru

      Twelve railway stations in Bangalore will have booking kiosks that can be used to books cabs attached to Ola and Uber. The South Western Railway (Bangalore Division) has signed a three year agreement worth Rs 51 crore with both companies, as per a report by Economic Times. The twelve stations are: Bangalore City, Yeshwantpur, KR Puram, Cantonment, Kengeri, Banaswadi, Yelahanka, Bangalore East, Baiyappanahalli, Whitefield, Malleswaram and Hebbal.

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    3. MoneyTap raises $9 million series A funding led by Sequoia India

      MoneyTap raises $9 million series A funding led by Sequoia India

      Online lending startup MoneyTap has raised $9 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia India, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Prime Venture Partners. The company offers a credit line of Rs 5 lakh to salaried professionals without any collateral. It has partnered with RBI Bank to offer the credit line but the company says that it will be partnering with six other Banks and NBFCs. MoneyTap also plans to expand to 50 cities by the end of 2017.

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    4. UCNews hires Padampati Sharma and Vivek Shukla for cricket commentary

      UCNews hires Padampati Sharma and Vivek Shukla for cricket commentary

      Alibaba Group owned news aggregation app UCNews has hired veteran journalists Padampati Sharma and Vivek Shukla as ‘official commentators’ for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017, reports Exchange4Media. Sharma and Shukla will provide opinions, insights and analysis of all remaining matches to be held on 14th, 15th and 18th June 2017. Both authors have more than 20 years of experience with various media outlets including Dainik Jagran, Amar Ujala, Times of India among others.

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    5. What stakeholders are saying on CBEC’s 10% customs duty on 4G devices

      What stakeholders are saying on CBEC’s 10% customs duty on 4G devices

      The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has proposed a 10% basic customs duty along with additional duty and cess on 4G equipment and smartphones, reports MoneyControl. Officials told PTI that “final tax demand will be decided based on the decision taken on whether it is exempt under ITA (International Trade Agreement)”. Basic customs duty on 2G and 3G equipment are however exempt but will attract a “countervailing duty of around 12.75%”, the report added.

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    6. Paytm Mall dips into offline-to-online commerce; cues from Alibaba?

      Paytm Mall dips into offline-to-online commerce; cues from Alibaba?

      The e-commerce division of One97 Communications, Paytm Mall, is now dipping its toes into offline-to-online (O2O) commerce and will catalog inventories of physical shops to enable discovery of products online. The company is aiming to boost the business of local shops by bringing new customers who will be able to discover them on Paytm Mall site.

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    7. Shopmatic raises $5.7M from ACP and Spring SEEDS Capital

      Shopmatic raises $5.7M from ACP and Spring SEEDS Capital

      Singapore based e-commerce platform for sellers, Shopmatic has raised $5.7 million in a round of pre-Series A funding from ACP Pte Ltd and Spring SEEDS Capital Pte Ltd. The funds will be used to expand into Indonesia, Philippines and Middle East. Sameer Narula, managing partner at ACP, will be joining the Board of Shopmatic.

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    8. Uber internal probe: Diminished role for CEO Travis Kalanick, search for Coo & More

      Uber internal probe: Diminished role for CEO Travis Kalanick, search for Coo & More

      Law firm Covington & Burling LLP, that was conducting an internal probe of Uber regarding allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, has recommended that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s responsibilities should be reviewed and reallocated. It could be handed over to other members of senior management or shared between them and Kalanick.

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      Mentions: COO Travis Kalanick
    9. Ola to start Shuttle services in Pune after launching in four cities

      Ola to start Shuttle services in Pune after launching in four cities

      Cab aggregator Ola has that it will be launching its Shuttle service in Pune. The company says it will be charging Rs 29 for 5 km and Rs 4 per km thereafter. The travel will be in an air conditioned SUV. The service is currently available on 12 routes with two timings each. The morning buses are at 8.15 am and 9.30 am while the evening buses are at 5 pm and 7.30 pm. The company has targeted the morning and evening office peak hours for Shuttle. You can find the routes on their blog.

      Past Trouble

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    10. Spicejet launches e-commerce portal SpiceStyle; Why?

      Spicejet launches e-commerce portal SpiceStyle; Why?

      Low-cost airline Spicejet has launched a fashion and lifestyle products e-commerce portal called SpiceStyle, reports ET Retail. At present, products are available across six categories, including Men, Women, Kids, Electronics, Travel and Designers. The Designers category currently only features Rohit Bal. Products on SpiceStyle will also be sold on Amazon India’s marketplace, and will be available on Amazon Prime at a flat 25% discount for a limited period.

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    11. Trak N Tell’s IoT device for cars now connects 20K vehicles in India

      Trak N Tell’s IoT device for cars now connects 20K vehicles in India

      IoT startup Trak N Tell’s GPS-based car tracker device is now present in more than 20,000 vehicles across the country, the company said in a statement. The Gurgaon-based company enables car owners and fleet owners to track their vehicles using their smartphones. It claims that the vehicle can be turned off or immobilized to prevent theft. For this, it uses Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and IoT capabilities and also provides vehicle’s performance and trip data into a smartphone app.

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    12. Why drivers sometimes get less than 50% of what customers pay for Ola Share and UberPOOL rides

      Why drivers sometimes get less than 50% of what customers pay for Ola Share and UberPOOL rides

      “That is not your bill at all, you should not look at it at all. Even if we assume that one booking has a bill of Rs 1000, you will get only the amount for the distance your car has run according to Micro cost card. Your operator bill has been made according to your cost card, not that of the customer,” an Ola driver-care executive named Amit (name changed) said in a call with driver Umang (name changed).

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    13. Airbnb partners Maharashtra Tourism to list MTDC homestays on its platform

      Airbnb partners Maharashtra Tourism to list MTDC homestays on its platform

      Airbnb has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), which will see MTDC homestays being listed on the platform, reports The Economic Times. This is a revenue-sharing agreement, which will see Airbnb sharing a portion of its booking revenue in the state with MTDC. It’s not clear what percentage of the booking revenue will be shared.

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    14. Google’s VR headset ‘DayDream View’ launches in India at ₹6,499

      Google’s VR headset ‘DayDream View’ launches in India at ₹6,499

      Google’s portable Virtual Reality (VR) headset DayDream View, which was unveiled along with Pixel smartphone last year, is now available in India for Rs 6,499 on e-commerce sites including Flipkart and Amazon. The headset is bundled with a hand-held controller to help users interact with virtual characters and objects using inbuilt smart movement sensors along with volume control buttons.

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    15. Times Bridge appoints Thane Richard as head of content strategy

      Times Bridge appoints Thane Richard as head of content strategy

      Times Bridge, earlier known as Times Global Partners, has appointed Thane Richard as head of content strategy. Richard will help shape content strategy for Times Bridge’s media businesses and attract more media companies to the Indian market.

      Times Bridge is the Times Group’s international investments and partnerships division and its existing portfolio of investments and partnerships include Airbnb, Coursera, Uber, Vice, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Gizmodo, Lifehacker, PC Mag, Advertising Age, Goal, Tech Radar and Techpost.  In November 2016, Twitter’s former India head Rishi Jaitly had joined Times Bridge as its CEO.

      The Times Group pioneered the ...

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    16. Flipkart plans to add a suite of services to its app by December

      Flipkart plans to add a suite of services to its app by December

      By December this year, Flipkart plans to add services on its app that will allow users to book a cab, order food or plan their vacation, reports ET Tech. The company is currently in talk with food delivery, cab and travel aggregators for this. Flipkart’s senior director of monetisation and new initiatives, Prakash Sikaria told the publication that they will be following the same model as WeChat.

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    17. Editorial: Perils in the era of dynamic pricing

      Editorial: Perils in the era of dynamic pricing

      How customised can customisation be allowed to be, and when does it stop being a benefit for the consumer, and become a tool for discrimination?

      If you’re looking to leave a particular telecom operator, or there is sufficient data on your usage patterns that suggests that you might leave, a telecom operator could give you free Internet, as a means of retaining you as a customer.

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      Mentions: Coai Trai Aadhaar
    18. Apple now allows tipping for content creators but with 30% tax

      Apple now allows tipping for content creators but with 30% tax

      Apple has modified its App Store policies and will now allow tipping for content publishers through in-app purchases, reports TechCrunch. The publication noted that this was instituted as a number of Chinese live-streaming apps like Yinke and Yizhibo allow content publishers to get tips via virtual currencies. Apps may add in-app purchase currencies for tipping purposes, but Apple will get 30% as commission.

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    19. Online vendors want e-commerce regulator & grievance cell

      Online vendors want e-commerce regulator & grievance cell

      The All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA) wants the government to institute a regulator for the e-commerce sector, reports The Economic Times. Their demands include a grievance cell for online sellers similar to a consumer court, a competitive market that isn’t marred by monopoly or cartelisation of any kind, and a set of accounting and auditing standards. AIOVA currently has 2,583 registered members.

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      Mentions: Economic Times OLA
    20. Apple’s iMessage takes on Facebook’s Messenger with ‘Business Chat’ feature

      Apple’s iMessage takes on Facebook’s Messenger with ‘Business Chat’ feature

      Apple has extended its native messenger app iMessage for businesses to communicate with potential users and vice-versa, reports TechCrunch. A user initiates a live chat conversation on ‘Business Chat’ by tapping on the message icon that appears on supported businesses on Maps, Spotlight search, Safari browser, and on Siri. Users can also find businesses using QR codes on iOS11. However, iMessage for businesses is currently in preview mode for developers and users.

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