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Check out TLabs’ new startups

TLabs, the startup incubator from Times Internet Ltd (TIL), has announced the names of the eight startups which have made it to its eighth batch. The startups include a local classifieds portal, healthcare solutions firms, a university search platform, a fashion marketplace, transport and logistics ...

17 November, 2015 | More »

LocalOye lays off 60 employees as it rejigs operations

Mumbai-based Imma Web Pvt Ltd, which runs LocalOye, a mobile-only marketplace for local household and personal service providers, has laid off 60 of its 100-member call servicing unit staff as part of it restructuring plans. LocalOye said the move is a result of the company’s decision to automate ...

17 November, 2015 | More »

How online and mobile ordering are powering Domino’s sales

Pizza chain Domino’s is reaping the benefit of the growing e-commerce sector and rising smartphone sales in India, with more and more people ordering online and increasingly using their mobile phones to do so. According to company data, the share of online ordering to total delivery sales jumped t...

17 November, 2015 | More »

India takes top spot in new mobile connections: Ericsson

India has come out on top globally in terms of mobile subscriber growth, with a net addition of over 13 million customers in July-September of 2015, an Ericsson Mobility report says. The report found that every second, a mobile connection got activated in India. “Global mobile subscriptions ar...

17 November, 2015 | More »


Smytten gets $200K for premium products discovery app

Smytten, a recently launched online discovery platform for premium products and services, has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.3 crore) in seed funding from former Credit Suisse Asset Management executive Rimpal Chawla and Livspace CEO Anuj Srivastava. An unnamed angel investor also participated in this round,...

17 November, 2015 | More »


Yet-to-launch home services platform Renowala gets angel funding

Renowala.com, a yet-to-launch on-demand marketplace for home improvement services, has raised an undisclosed sum in angel funding from logistics industry veteran Mohammed Maheen Kannu. The website will go live in January with services in Hyderabad and Bangalore, Joshua Kumar, founder and CEO of Reno...

16 November, 2015 | More »


Times Internet acquires majority stake in Taskbucks for $15M

Times Internet Ltd (TIL) has invested $15 million (Rs 100 crore) to acquire a majority stake in Taskbucks, a mobile-only marketplace that rewards users for completing micro tasks. Taskbucks, run by DigiSmart Digital Media Pvt Ltd, will use the money raised to expand ways in which brands can leverag...

16 November, 2015 | More »


Mahindra Comviva enters local deals space with Zerch app

Mahindra Comviva, the mobility solutions arm of IT services major Tech Mahindra, has ventured into the B2C commerce space with a new discovery app for local deals. Christened Zerch, the app aggregates deals/offers from nearby merchants in categories such as food and beverages, spas and salons, and a...

16 November, 2015 | More »


Ola spins mobile wallet into standalone app, adds money transfer service

The country’s largest cab aggregator Ola has ventured into the mobile payments space by unveiling a dedicated app for its prepaid mobile wallet service Ola Money. Ola Money now allow users to recharge their mobile phones and send money to friends/family. It would lock horns with Paytm, Mobikwik, P...

13 November, 2015 | More »

Google launches YouTube Music app

Google parent Alphabet Inc has launched the long-awaited YouTube Music app that makes finding music on YouTube easier. The app, available on iOS and Android, allows users to find music videos, search for artists and play individual songs or albums. They can also quickly access and find music-related...

13 November, 2015 | More »