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    Alibaba Reaches CNY 3-Trillion Milestone Even as China Slows

    Alibaba Group Holding sold CNY 3 trillion (roughly Rs. 30,80,450 crores) of goods through its online shopping websites in the year ending March, as China’s largest e-commerce operator moved deeper into the untapped countryside and courted foreign brands. The company wants to bring in more quality non-Chinese goods and continue to increase its footprint in […]

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    An On-Demand Laundry Service, Sports Discovery Platform

    Our latest funding roundup compiles investments in Indian startups engaged in on-demand laundry, automotive sales, sports discovery, prescription medicine delivery, and credit score management. OneClickWash Gurgaon-based on-demand laundry service OneClickWash has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Unitus Seed Fund. Founded in 2015 by Vivek Iyer and Saurav Killa, the startup provides doorstep delivery […]

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    Mobile Internet Services Suspended in Parts of Haryana

    Prohibitory orders were clamped and mobile Internet services suspended at many places in Haryana Friday as the state braced for possible renewal of the Jat quota agitation that had led to widespread violence claiming the lives of 30 people last month. Mobile Internet services for 2G, 3G and 4G have been suspended for the time […]

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    YouTube FanFest in Mumbai on Saturday to See AIB, TVF Perform Live

    YouTube enthusiasts and fans are in for a dynamic mix of music, dance and comedy with their favourite stars from the social platform set to perform live at the third edition of YouTube FanFest that begins in Mumbai on Saturday. The day-long vibrant fest that attracted over 6000 fans last year will see inspiring “homegrown […]

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    Cisco to Help Accelerate Digital Transformation of Andhra Pradesh

    Global information technology leader Cisco said it will set up an Internet of Everything (IoE) innovation centre in Visakhapatnam as part of strategic initiatives to help accelerate the digital transformation of Andhra Pradesh. Cisco on Thursday signed an MoU with the state government for this purpose. It will also set up Technology Center of Excellence […]

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    Bitcoin Finds Room in Small Funds; Large Institutions Still on Sidelines

    Digital currency Bitcoin has found favor among smaller investors, thanks to the availability of funds designed to invest in it, but remains a niche among the larger investing community. Investors at some family offices, smaller mutual funds, and traders at hedge funds say Bitcoin has helped returns and demonstrated a low correlation with other asset […]

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    China’s Alibaba Planning to Enter Indian E-Commerce Market This Year

    Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is planning to enter India this year and is looking at opportunities to build the business organically or through other means. “We are planning to enter the e-commerce business in India in 2016. We have been exploring very carefully the e-commerce opportunity in this country, which we think is very […]

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    Yahoo Turns to Facebook for Tumblr Ad-Sale Deal

    Yahoo is reportedly in talks with Facebook about an advertising partnership that would allow the social networking site to sell ads on Tumblr. According to a report in The Information website, Yahoo is considering a deal with Facebook that would allow the social network giant to sell ads inside Tumblr’s mobile app. A Facebook deal […]

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    India Leads Facebook’s Bug Bounty Program on Payouts and Participation

    India is the top ranking country on Facebook’s bug bounty program, with the highest number of participating security researchers and in terms of paid bounties, which stands at Rs. 4.8 crores since the program was created, Facebook said. “India has long topped the list of 127 countries whose researchers contribute to our bug bounty program. […]

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    US SEC Says Amazon Should Allow Shareholder Vote on Gender Pay

    Amazon.com Inc should allow shareholders to vote on a proposal on gender pay equality, the US securities regulator decided this week in rejecting the retailer’s request to omit the measure from its annual ballot. Arjuna Capital, the activist arm of investment firm Baldwin Brothers Inc, said it submitted the proposal to Amazon and eight other […]