Ola Cabs cuts fares, now 26% cheaper than black and yellow cabs in Mumbai

Ola Cabs, arguably the biggest taxi aggregator in India, has cut its prices in Mumbai to Rs 11 per km from 13 per km, making it considerably cheaper than the local black and yellow cabs for long distances. Ola Cabs has been a pioneer in the low-cost, Taxi aggregation business, also known as the app-based […]

Shoppers Stop targets 15% revenue from ecommerce, digital

Retailer Shoppers Stop said it would invest Rs 60 crores over the next 3 years to build up an ‘omnichannel’ delivery platform that would encompass physical stores, web, social, TV and marketplaces. It has chosen SAP as its technology solutions partner. The move would involve its group companies HomeStop, Hypercity and Crossword as well. By […]

Google, Tata Trusts launch ‘Internet Carts’ for rural women in India

  Tata Trusts and Google India today announced the launch of a special program called “Internet Saathi” to help rural women use the Internet and benefit from it in their daily lives. “The joint initiative is aimed at bridging the technology gender divide, which currently puts women in rural India at further risk of getting […]

Flipkart ties up with Future group, Shopper’s Stop and @Home to home decor online

Online retailer Flipkart announced a strategic partnership with three of the country’s largest home retail brands—Home Town (Future group), HomeStop (Shoppers Stop) and @Home to sell home decor items. “The partnerships will introduce a whole new range of products from these retail brands—adding to Flipkart’s existing portfolio of 1000+ brands with seven lakhs home products,” […]

Reliance Jio unveils ambitious plan to retail smart devices across India

Reliance Industries’ chairman Mukesh Ambani has said that the group will invest Rs 2.5 lakh crore in projects related to Digital India, the government’s vision to boost growth of information technology in India, and will set up a network of 1.5 lakh retailers who will sell and service mobile phones and other smart devices. Most […]

Google, Magicbricks to launch Great Online Home Festival

After the Great Online Shopping Festival, it’s the Great Online Home Festival or GOHF. The ten day long online event, organized by Magicbricks, GroupM and Google – will be held from 18th July till 27th July, 2015. Property stock worth upto Rs. 3000 cr will be available for customers to choose from, Magicbricks said in […]

Flipkart lets you click your friend’s dress and buy it online

Flipkart, which has recently been overtaken by Amazon India as India’s most visited ecommerce website, has announced a new ‘Image search’ feature on its mobile app. With the app, you can take a snap of anyone wearing any dress, and that app will try to locate a similar dress for you. “The added feature has […]

SBI to offer rewards to all customers under SBI Rewardz program

State Bank of India has launched an enterprise-wide loyalty programme – State Bank Rewardz through which it will reward its customers for various types of banking transactions with the Bank. Customers will be enrolled automatically into this programme as soon as they start using at least one of services that offer points. Customers will be […]

Samsung continues Tizen developer outreach; new Tizen dev lab in Coimbatore

Samsung Electronic said it organised a Tizen App Development workshop in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, indicating that the company is still keen on pushing on with its Tizen operating system. It also said that a local technical education centre, Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, is establishing a Samsung Tizen laboratory […]

SBI, MakeMyTrip to tap cross-selling opportunities

State Bank of India and MakeMyTrip.com signed an agreement today which will see the travel portal make use of India’s biggest bank’s infrastructure to meet its finance and banking related requirements related to its online travel portal. “SBI aims at becoming a “One Stop” solution provider for the entire range of financial needs of e-Commerce […]

Sony to launch Suryaputra Karn first on Internet

Sony will ‘air’ its mythological show, ‘Suryaputra Karn’ first on Sony LIV, its app, before airing it on its TV channel, Multi Screen Media said. “Fulfilling its promise of a digital-first approach, MSM is screening the pilot episode of this big-ticket primetime show exclusively on its digital entertainment brand on 29th June, 2015 at 4 […]

Sony Xperia T4 Ultra launch next month in India, price Rs 27k, followed by Z3 Ultra

Sony Xperia T4 Ultra, the successor to the rather successful T2 Ultra, will be launched in India next month at a market operative price of around Rs 22,000 27,000, according to sources. The sticker price for the handset will be around Rs 30,000. The T4 Ultra will get an upgrade to a full-HD display. The […]