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Frshly offers Hot Food on the Move – Launches operations in India with automated food dispensing system

Indian Food tech start-up – ‘Frshly’ has launched its service offerings at the Bengaluru Central Railway Station and Chennai International Airport. Frshly is a first-of-its-kind automated retail marketplace that sells fresh and hot food from popular restaurant brands in the city for people who

Gaana crosses 50 Million app downloads

Gaana, the music app, announced that it has crossed 50 Million app downloads since it was launched, 4 years back. Gaana is now the biggest music and content streaming service in India and is credited with reinventing the music industry by replacing low quality

What is PhonePe wallet and things you must know about the PhonePe app from Flipkart

Post demonetization, everyone is talking about digital wallet’s like Paytm, Freecharge, Mobikwik etc. eCommerce companies are the first ones who started using digital wallets and made transactions easier. Few of them even started their own digital wallets. Flipkart launched PhonePe app where as Snapdeal

Fresh Food Concepts Secures $2 Million in Pre-series A Funding

The startup for cold-pressed juices, Fresh Food Concepts has secured $2 million in a pre-series A round led by Angel investors Siddhartha Gupta and Ashvin Chadha. This announcement comes as the Delhi-NCR-based startup moves its flagship product Juice Up into the next phase of expansion.

Amazon Go – A retail store without a checkout line! Oh Yeah Seriously!

How about a shopping experience without a checkout line. You go to a department store. Pick the products of your choice and needs. You walk out just like that. There is no checkout line. You don’t have to wait in that endless queues. Oh

RailYatri.in raises a fresh round of funding from Nandan Nilekani, Helion Ventures, Omidyar Ventures and Blume Ventures

The train travelling consumer app RailYatri.in, has raised fresh funding from existing investors including Nandan Nilekani, Helion Ventures, Omidyar Ventures and Blume Ventures. This funding round comes on the back of the round which the company has raised in March this year. Founded in

Caf้ Coffee Day Launches Home Delivery in Mumbai and Pune

After experiencing remarkable success in Bangalore, India’s largest retail caf้ chain, Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) has launched home delivery service for every foodie, coffee fanatic, beverage lover and office goer in Mumbai and Pune. CCD has curated a special menu which presents a range

Google’s new official Wallpaper app gives your phone that fresh new look!

Got bored with the default Android wallpapers. Then there are several wallpaper apps available in the play store. You can download the app of your choice and try the different wallpapers they provide. May be sometimes those annoying ads which pop up along with

MakeMyTrip Limited acquires ibibo Group to Consolidate the Indian Travel Businesses

Two leading travel groups in India, MakeMyTrip Limited and ibibo Group (owned by global technology group Naspers Limited), have agreed to pursue a transaction that will combine the two businesses under MMYT, creating one of the leading travel groups in India that provides a

Investor Funding in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Startups has Increased 10 Fold Over the Last 5 Years

Investor Funding in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Startups has Increased 10 Fold Over the Last 5 Years, says Zinnov, a Leading Management Consulting Firm. Leading management consulting firm, Zinnov, released a first-of-its-kind study on the Global Artificial Intelligence market titled, ” The AI Spring: Innovations for

FirstCry.com acquires Mahindra Retail’s BabyOye for Rs. 362 Crore

The two largest retail players in the largely unorganized $12 bn baby and kids market in India, FirstCry.com owned by BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd and Mahindra Retail’s BabyOye, have consolidated their business activities on a slump sales basis. The Board of Directors of the two companies

Mobile is the 3rd Largest Advertising Medium in India, After TV and Print as per Mobile Marketing Association Report

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), in association with GroupM, India’s largest media and marketing conglomerate, have released a report on the mobile marketing ecosystem in India. Called the ‘Mobile Ecosystem and Sizing Report’, this report states that the Mobile Medium is the third largest

Google for India – 5 latest product developments exclusively for India from the tech giant

The growth of the Internet has been explosive in India in the recent past. Every second, three more Indians come online for the first time — that’s over 10,000 people every hour. But this latest wave of Internet users still has significant barriers to

All you want to know about Google’s new smartphone Pixel and its availability in India #MadebyGoogle

Google launched a new smartphone made by Google inside and out. That means hardware and software of the phone is made by Google. The new smartphone is called ‘Pixel’. The name pixel is used by Google in the past for their consumer hardware products

Capillary Technologies acquires Sellerworx to strengthen its Omni-channel product portfolio

Capillary Technologies, an Omni-channel Engagement and Commerce Platform company, announced that it has acquired Sellerworx, to fortify its omni-channel product portfolio. Sellerworx is an omni-channel order and marketplace management product company enabling brands and retailers become successful on online marketplaces. The company provides cloud

Now book an Ola without Internet! – Ola launches offline booking through SMS

App based cab aggregator in India, Ola launches a new feature so that Ola customers can book cabs through SMS without internet. This is aimed at solving one of the biggest problem that customers in India face. Now you don’t need an active internet

Happay Launches India’s First Digital Marketing Expense Card

Happay, a Bangalore based start-up announced the launch of its new product Happay Digital Marketing Expense Card, a pre-paid card designed to track, monitor and control marketing spends and conversions on daily, weekly and monthly basis. The new card is exclusively designed to suit

Top online grocery shopping and delivery apps in India

After many failures and shut downs, online grocery market in India is taking up. Indian online grocery market is estimated to be less than $ 100 million and is expected to cross $25 billion by 2020. According to retail consultancy Technopak, the online grocery retail

Google’s artificial intelligence powered messaging app – Google Allo

Last month messaging app WhatsApp announced that it would be sharing its data with Facebook. We all know that Facebook will use those data for advertisements and profiling. Thereby contributing more to Facebook’s revenue. So when the social media giant started adding new features

Quikr buys on demand beauty services provider Zapluk to scale its inhouse brand AtHomeDiva

Cross category classifieds business Quikr, has acquired ZapLuk, a provider of on-demand beauty & wellness services, in a strategic move to scale its growing beauty services brand AtHomeDiva. Under its services vertical, QuikrServices, Quikr will now offer a full range of on-demand home beauty