Indian state govts adopting cloud faster than US counterparts: Amazon Web Services

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian state governments are adopting cloud way faster than US counterparts, news agency IANS reported, citing an executive from ....

21 September, 2018

Amazon to pick up stake in supermarket chain More

Reuters

Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake ....

20 September, 2018
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What does Amazon’s latest bet mean for India’s grocery biz?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

US e-commerce behemoth Amazon appears to have made another move to expand its grocery retail business in India and intensify its ....

19 September, 2018

Online-to-offline grocery firm Avenue11 strikes ad-for-equity deal with Brand Capital

Binu Paul

Online-to-offline grocery platform Avenue11, based in Bengaluru, has raised Rs 26 crore ($3.6 million) from Brand Capital, the ....

19 September, 2018

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

Top Walmart executives to join Flipkart: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Three months after retail giant Walmart announced the acquisition of Flipkart, four senior executives from the US-based company ....

18 September, 2018
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Exclusive: Shopping platform Naaptol raises fresh funding after three-year gap

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Naaptol Online Pvt. Ltd, which runs an omnichannel shopping platform, is on course to raise $15 million (around Rs 109 crore at ....

10 September, 2018

DLF is bringing IoT, Big Data with a pinch of e-commerce to modern shopping malls

Anirban Ghoshal

While e-commerce firms may have won over investors, the vast majority of Indians are still shopping offline. Large offline players ....

5 September, 2018

Amazon becomes second company after Apple to hit $1 trillion market value

Reuters

 Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday briefly joined Apple Inc to become the second $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company after its ....

5 September, 2018

Amazon gets leg-up over local e-commerce rivals by launching Hindi app

Reuters

Amazon.com on Tuesday launched a Hindi version of its mobile website and app for Android smartphones in a bid to make deeper inroads ....

4 September, 2018
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Paytm Mall to tie up with BigBasket, other retailers to take on Flipkart, Amazon

Reuters

Paytm Mall, the e-commerce venture backed by China’s Alibaba Group, is looking to deepen ties with regional retailers as ....

30 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

How Amazon 'target' Tapzo could spice up its digital payments play

Binu Paul

On a day when Paytm confirmed that billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway had invested in it and Google rebranded ....

29 August, 2018

WhatsApp may hire outgoing Amazon exec Jagannathan for India payments biz

Kavya Kothiyal

Sriraman Jagannathan, who recently resigned from the post of Amazon India’s fin-tech vice-president, may lead WhatsApp Pay ....

24 August, 2018

How an Indian startup stole a march over tech giants at Indic language voice game

Anirban Ghoshal

In the small but growing world of Indian entrepreneurs, Subodh Kumar’s career trajectory may sound all too common. He graduated ....

24 August, 2018

Dell-owned VMware sees $1 bn opportunity in India cloud market

Shweta Sharma

VMware, owned by Dell Technologies, said helping firms in India with cloud networks presents the business software provider a ....

23 August, 2018

US tech giants to intensify efforts against India’s data localisation norms

Reuters

U.S. technology giants plan to intensify lobbying efforts against stringent Indian data localisation requirements, which they ....

20 August, 2018

Amazon releases software development kit to integrate voice control into cars

Shweta Sharma

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon on Thursday announced an open-source release of Alexa Auto SDK (software development kit) for developers ....

10 August, 2018

Walmart’s $16-bn Flipkart stake buy gets antitrust approval

Payal Ganguly

India’s antitrust regulator has approved Walmart Inc’s purchase of a majority stake in e-commerce company Flipkart, ....

8 August, 2018

Walmart goes in search of tech talent in India to take on Amazon

Shweta Sharma

US retail giant Walmart Inc. is looking to increase its headcount in India by hiring 1,000 more employees in technology roles, ....

6 August, 2018

Cloud data may have to be stored in India but payment firms may get a breather

Reuters

A panel working on the Indian government’s cloud computing policy wants data generated in India to be stored within the ....

6 August, 2018