How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

Japanese researchers use machine learning to detect dementia

Anand J

A joint group of researchers from Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan has been able to detect ....

17 September, 2018
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Swiggy is the most successful food-tech startup in India: COO Vivek Sunder

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

Online food delivery firm Swiggy is on a funding spree this calendar year. In June, it had raised a whopping $210 million in ....

17 September, 2018

Salesforce turns to SMEs in smaller cities to boost growth in India

Anand J

Smaller cities and small & medium enterprises (SMEs) are likely to drive Salesforce’s next phase of growth in India, ....

11 September, 2018

Infosys ties up with tennis' Australian Open to offer digital services

Anand J

The country's second-largest IT services exporter Infosys has partnered with the Australian Open over a three-year period, ....

10 September, 2018

Dell EMC's share rising in India's server, storage market: R&D head Basavarajappa

Anand J

India has always been a key country unit for US-based tech giant Dell EMC. The research and development centre in the country ....

7 September, 2018
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Infosys, Temasek form JV to offer cloud, AI, other emerging tech solutions

Anand J

Infosys Ltd, India's second-largest software services exporter, is forming a joint venture with Singapore state investment ....

7 September, 2018

Technology is guaranteeing more good days for Britannia’s biscuits biz

Anand J

Every now and then, the machines at Britannia’s biscuit factories miss a beat. As a result, its Good Day, 50-50 or Tiger ....

6 September, 2018

How QR codes will help India Post Payments Bank drive financial inclusion

Anirban Ghoshal & Anand J

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), the payments bank arm of the postal department that was launched last Saturday, has been using ....

6 September, 2018

Exclusive: A string of top-level exits jolts food-tech startup FreshMenu

Kavya Kothiyal & Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based Foodvista India Pvt. Ltd, which operates online food delivery platform FreshMenu, has seen a series of top management ....

6 September, 2018
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It's been a crazy year, funding 3-4 startups a month: Angel investor Sanjay Mehta

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Sanjay Mehta, the prolific angel investor who counts SoftBank-backed OYO Rooms among his most successful exits, now has overseas ....

5 September, 2018

Aim to aid local startups but not looking at protectionism: IndiaTech CEO Kailasam

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

The debate around a ‘level-playing field’ for Indian startups intensified towards the end of 2016 when Flipkart co-founder ....

4 September, 2018

Walmart Labs India acqui-hires micro-app startup Appsfly

Anand J

The local product development division of US retail giant Walmart said on Monday that six employees of Appsfly.io, a startup which ....

3 September, 2018

Role of IT services firms growing as cloud adoption increases: Rubrik's Bipul Sinha

Anand J

Cloud data management firm Rubrik was one of the fastest companies in Silicon Valley to become a unicorn (a private company valued ....

31 August, 2018

Logistics-tech startup WheelsEye gets early-stage funding

Anand J

Technology-based logistics startup WheelsEye said on Thursday that it has raised Rs 7 crore (around $1 million) from early-stage ....

30 August, 2018

Wipro, Capgemini & others join IBM's coding initiative for natural disasters

Anand J

Tech giant IBM Corp on Wednesday announced that more industry partners have joined Call for Code, its flagship programme urging ....

29 August, 2018

AI, analytics and a bit of common sense are fuelling BigBasket’s efficiency drive

Anand J

BigBasket, the country’s best-funded online grocery startup, maintains 10 days worth of inventory. The industry average ....

29 August, 2018

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bets on Paytm

Anand J

Billionaire Warren Buffett-led multinational conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway has picked up a stake in One97 Communications Ltd, ....

27 August, 2018

Cognizant to acquire digital transformation consultant SaaSfocus

Anand J

Infotech major Cognizant on Thursday said it will acquire SaaSfocus, a consulting firm specialising in digital transformation, ....

23 August, 2018

Will Alibaba, Tencent’s investments in Indian startups lift their cloud prospects?

Anirban Ghoshal & Anand J

Ever since its inception seven years ago, BigBasket, the country’s largest online grocery startup, has been dialling Amazon ....

21 August, 2018

Nasscom’s Ashish Aggarwal on why proposed data privacy laws could hurt Indian cos

Anand J

Data privacy has been a hot topic in India of late in the aftermath of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica controversy, the release ....

20 August, 2018