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How to start a business while working full time

Love it or hate it, your job is a job. And many people who come into this realization think of quitting their job and start a business. But it’s important to understand that no matter how good a business idea is, there’s always a

Ratan Tata invests in Ola Electric Mobility, backing its ambitions to scale EV deployment in India

Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd (Ola Electric) announced that Mr. Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested in the company as part of its Series A round of funding. Mr. Tata is also an early investor in ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, Ola’s

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium is now available in India

In order to compete with Spotify and Amazon Prime music, YouTube has launched its paid service, YouTube Premium, and music streaming service, YouTube Music, in India. “We are introducing YouTube Music, our made-for-music app with the magic of YouTube: making the world of music

Spotify India signs up 1 million users in less than a week of its launch

Spotify took more than a year to launch in India. But it took less than a week to sign up 1 million users post its launch. These numbers are across its free and premium services. The Swedish company has not mentioned how many of

Paytm launches subscription programme – Paytm First

India consumers are addicted to subscription services now! Every new generation internet service company is launching a subscription programme which provides unlimited benefits to its users. But as they say, everything comes with a price. Starting from e-commerce, Amazon has Amazon Prime, Flipkart has

8 popular tech products that were shut down in 2018?

2018 gave birth to several tech products. At the same time, many popular tech products closed its shop as well.  No tech product is here to exist forever. Maybe tomorrow, some other product will take over and eventually win the customers confidence. Except a

BankBazaar Expands Credit Card Category for Self-Employed Customers

Launches Business Cards from Yes Bank BankBazaar, India’s leading online marketplace for financial products, announced the launch of Business Cards from Yes Bank on their platform. With this launch, BankBazaar expands its Credit Card category to include Business Cards tailored keeping in mind the

Report Card – Amazon Great Indian Festival 2018

Amazon India just concluded their annual festive sales. Great Indian Festival 2018 from Oct 10 to Oct 15. This was one of their biggest celebration ever with record sales across all categories. Due to its tremendous success, Amazon Great Indian Festive sale is set

Exciting prospects for the world of eCommerce & the future of eCommerce

Like it or not, e-commerce has become a big part of our lives. E-commerce is not a complicated subject. It can simply be explained as the act of buying or selling goods and services via channels provided by the internet. It is as easy

Google launches Cameos, a video Q&A app for celebs and public figures

Google has launched a new video based Q&A app called “Cameos” on iOS app store aimed at celebs and public figures. The cameos app allows people to answer questions by themselves and then share those answers directly to Google. The app is primarily aimed

Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued after July 17 and users will be redirected to new app Squirrel

One of the first instant messaging app, Yahoo Messenger (owned by Oath) will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. Until then, you can continue to use the service normally. After July 17, you’ll no longer be able to access your chats and the

Paytm acquires Chennai-based online ticketing platform TicketNew

Online payments platform Paytm has acquired Orbgen Technologies Private Limited, the firm that operates Chennai-based online ticketing platform TicketNew. The move, as seen by industry experts, is a strategy to strengthen Paytm’s presence in ticketing space, which is mostly dominated by platforms like BookMyShow,

Acquisitions In eCommerce – The Web World: Who Owns Who?

It’s fairly common knowledge that bigger companies tend to buy smaller companies. In fact, many of the popular companies are owned by just under 20 of the world’s largest ones. And if you take a look at all the big company acquisitions that have

Indian Railways to deploy drone cameras to enhance safety

Indian Railways is all set to get eyes in the sky as it prepares to deploy “Drone” cameras in all its zones and divisions for various railway activities to enhance safety and efficiency. Drone cameras will provide real-time inputs for activities related to relief

Dailyhunt Launches Newzly, a News-in-Brief App, in Nine Languages – competition to InShorts

DailyHunt, News and local language content application, launched Newzly, a news-in-brief app for Android users. The app offers a summary of trending news articles across multiple genres such as regional, international, entertainment, business, sports and technology. The content is available in nine languages –

WhatsApp launches a separate app for businesses – WhatsApp Business App

People all around the world use WhatsApp to connect with small businesses they care about — from online clothing companies in India to auto parts stores in Brazil. But WhatsApp was built for people and they want to improve the business experience. For example,

Hike ‘Total’ – A new way to access Hike services without a data connection

The messaging services app ‘Hike Messenger’ has rolled out a new feature which allows the users to use services like messaging, payments, without a data connection. Yes, you heard it right! Without using an active data connection.  Hike unveils ‘Total, built by hike’, a

Airtel Infinity postpaid users to get one year free Amazon prime membership – How to claim Amazon prime membership for Airtel postpaid users?

India’s leading telecommunication service provider Airtel and ecommerce giant Amazon join hands to offer one year of Amazon Prime membership with Airtel Infinity Postpaid Plans. Under a first of its kind offer in India, new and existing Airtel Postpaid customers with an Infinity plan of

How to link your mobile connection (SIM) with Aadhaar using toll free IVRS 14546 or Online

Have you linked your mobile phone number to Aadhaar number? Not yet? Now you don’t need to visit your service provider’s outlet to complete Aadhaar verification and linking your phone number with Aadhaar. Hon’ble Supreme Court stated “an effective process has been evolved to ensure

Ola to acquire Foodpanda’s India business from Delivery Hero Group in an all stock deal

Ride hailing app Ola, announced its partnership with Germany based Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace. This deal includes the transfer of Foodpanda’s India business to Ola in an acquisition deal in exchange for Ola stock. This collaboration between India’s