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The Year That Was: Top Indian tech controversies of 2013

Monday, December 23, 2013 | More »

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What an eventful year 2013 has been! The year saw deals galore across sectors, and not just e-commerce. And while e-commerce as a sector lost some of its sheen, owing to a number of shutdowns in the space (this will be covered in a separate segment), it did not stop homegrown e-com giant Flipkart.co...

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How Yatra could have avoided its site going down: A domain registrar’s perspective @ BigRock

Recently Yatra.com, one of the leading online travel agents (OTAs) in India, was left red-faced when its site went down because the company had forgotten to renew its domain name. The glitch was spotted by customers when they tried visiting the site, but were redirected to a domain parking page. For...

23 August, 2013 |More »

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Yatra.com site went down as the OTA forgot to renew domain name, site back up

Yatra.com, one of the leading online travel agents (OTAs) in India, was left red-faced yesterday when its site went down because the company had forgotten to renew its domain name. The glitch was spotted by customers when they tried visiting the site but were redirected to a domain parking page. For...

12 August, 2013 |More »

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Next acquisition will be a mobile tech company, says Dhruv Shringi of Yatra.com

Gurgaon-based OTA player Yatra.com has been quite active in terms of acquisition, lapping up three companies in the span of one year. Now Dhruv Shringi, Yatra’s co-founder and CEO, says the company will be looking at a mobile technology firm when it opts for a fourth acquisition. Speaking at VCCi...

4 February, 2013 |More »

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iTraveller.com customises your vacation planning, but can it be a trail blazer?

While everyone loves a nice vacation, getting the entire trip in order actually takes a lot more effort than meets the eye. You have to sit with travel agents and decide on every aspect of the trip, which can become tiresome. An alternative is to simply select from one of the available vacation pack...

29 January, 2013 |More »

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Digirati: Top 25 powerful people in Indian digital business

They provide smart insights into hot trends and create strategies that redefine businesses. They innovate opportunities for themselves and others – writing some success stories that inspire awe. Meet the homegrown Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerbergs and Warren Buffetts who have made waves in the digital ...

15 June, 2012 |More »

After MakeMyTrip, Yatra & Goibibo, Via Also Withdraws Its ‘Opaque Fare’ Scheme

Via.com has joined other OTAs and pulled out the ‘opaque fare scheme’ which allowed users to buy air tickets at basket sale prices. Via had launched the Mera Trip @ Mera Price (MTMP) service four months ago which allowed customers to quote or specify the price they were prepared to pay for a non...

27 April, 2012 |More »

Actor Salman Khan Picks Around 5% Stake In Yatra.com; Is This A Growing Trend In Bollywood

Bollywood actor Salman Khan has invested an undisclosed amount in Gurgaon-based online travel company Yatra.com picking up a little less than 5 per cent stake in the company, according to Economic Times. As part of the multi-layered deal, he has also become the brand ambassador of Yatra and will be ...

28 March, 2012 |More »

Former Yatra.com COO Raja Natesan Switches To TUI India

Raja Natesan who had quit his position as COO of  Yatra.com few months back, has joined TUI Travel India, a part of TUI Travel PLC – an international leisure travel group, as its COO. Although he quit Yatra.com last August, the announcement of his new position at TUI has come only today. Nate...

23 February, 2012 |More »

Yatra Acquires Common Investor-backed Buzzintown

Online travel services company Yatra has acquired Buzzintown, a website that provides information on deals and events, according to India Digital Review, which quoted the company founder and CEO Amitabh Saran. As of now, financial details of the deal are not available but we will update once we get ...

6 January, 2012 |More »

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