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Flipkart may raise $1.5 bn from Tencent and eBay

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | More »

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Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart is in talks to raise $1.5 billion (Rs 10,000 crore) from Chinese Internet giant Tencent and US-based online selling platform eBay, a report in a financial daily stated citing three people aware of the development. The transaction may see Flipkart merge or acquire ...

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What’s inside Aadhaar-linked Skype Lite?

Skype Lite, the 13MB video-calling app that works flawlessly even on a slow network, could well be the answer to the woes of scores of mobile users struggling with call drops and barely-workable data speeds in India. A lighter version of Skype, the video conferencing service from Microsoft, sits lig...

23 February, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: eBay India’s head of product development Ramkumar Narayanan quits

Ramkumar Narayanan, general manager and global head of monetisation products at eBay Marketplaces in India, has resigned from the firm. He was primarily responsible for generating revenues for eBay. Narayanan has confirmed the development to Techcircle. Previously, he was the vice president of globa...

22 February, 2017 | More »

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We went through near-death experience many times, says Nutanix founder

Though Dheeraj Pandey is fairly well known and connected among the who’s who of the tech industry, he hit headlines in his home country only late last year. Cloud computing firm Nutanix, which Pandey co-founded seven years ago in Silicon Valley, exceeded market expectations during its Nasdaq d...

21 February, 2017 | More »

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Microsoft’s India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Global technology leader Microsoft and India’s top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, as a first step, the latter will use Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart group CEO Binny Bansal together an...

20 February, 2017 | More »

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Google ends Apple’s 5-year reign as world’s most valuable brand

Google has dethroned Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand, ending the iPhone maker’s five-year reign at the top. According to Brand Finance’s Global 500 2017 report, Google’s brand value surged as much as 24 percent last year to $109.4 billion. Cupertino-based Apple...

3 February, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: Ola in the midst of top level churn

Homegrown cab-hailing operator Ola is likely to witness two top-level exits soon. According to multiple people aware of the development, Ola’s chief marketing officer (CMO) Raghuvesh Sarup and chief financial officer (CFO) Rajiv Bansal may leave the company. When Techcircle reached out to Ola ...

1 February, 2017 | More »

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Nokia’s first-ever Android smartphone launched in China

Finland’s HMD Global, which owns the rights to the Nokia brand, has announced the first Android-powered Nokia smartphone, marking the comeback of the once-dominant mobile phone brand. The new device, Nokia 6, has been launched in China for 1,699 yuan ($246) and will be manufactured by Foxconn....

9 January, 2017 | More »

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Microsoft and Wipro to help startups grow business

Microsoft Accelerator has announced a partnership with Wipro to identify technology solutions that can be integrated across Wipro’s existing business verticals and to offer the startups enrolled in its accelerator programme comprehensive go-to-market (GTM) opportunities. The announcement was made ...

7 December, 2016 | More »

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Nokia to re-enter smartphone market in 2017; to be powered by Android

Nokia officially announced that it will re-enter the smartphone market in early 2017 with a range of new smartphones in a blogpost on Thursday. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm shown around the world for the return of the Nokia brand to smartphones. The HMD Global team has the a...

2 December, 2016 | More »

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