Amazon Says Its ‘Tatkal’ Service Will Help People Sell More Products

E-commerce major Amazon’s studio- on-wheels service, Tatkal, would enable hundreds of sellers sell products online and experience the benefits of launching an online business, a top official of the company has said. Stationed in the city for two days, Amazon Tatkal, which was recently launched, will engage with entrepreneurs, artisans, manufacturers and sellers to help […]

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3D Images of Syria Archaeological Treasures Go Online

3D reconstructions of some of Syria’s most spectacular archaeological sites go online Tuesday after a big push to digitalise the war-torn country’s threatened heritage. French digital surveyors have been working with Syrian archaeologists to map some of the country’s most famous monuments after Islamic State jihadists sparked international outrage by blowing up two temples in […]

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Online Service With Data on Stolen Vehicles Across Country Launched

A new online service with complete data on stolen vehicle across the country was launched in New Delhi on Friday. The service, Vahan Samanvaya, launched by Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, will help police and public trace the database of stolen vehicles. It was launched at a function organised to celebrate […]

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‘Part of $100 Million Hacked From Bangladesh Bank Recovered’

Bangladesh’s central bank said Monday that part of almost $100 million (roughly Rs. 675 crores) allegedly stolen from a reserve account in the United States last month has been recovered. Suspected Chinese hackers stole the money from the foreign exchange account in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on February 5, according to a […]

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Marissa Mayer Hopes to Stay in Job Even if Yahoo Changes Hands

Marissa Mayer is hopeful of keeping her job leading Yahoo Inc. even if the struggling Web pioneer changes hands. Under pressure from investors and facing a potential proxy fight, the chief executive officer has pledged to do what’s best for shareholders as Yahoo reviews alternatives for separating its core Internet business from a stake in […]

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First impression: Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung’s annual refresh, the Galaxy S7, looks sexier than its predecessor, the S6. And that says a lot about the shift in Samsung’s design philosophy. The silver version, though, seemed a fingerprint magnet. In the limited time I spent with the S7, two things come to mind, the first being the camera. The rear 12-megapixel […]

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Facebook buys filters app Masquerade to counter Snapchat

A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photo: Reuters ALSO READ Facebook Messenger, Snapchat decline in popularityFacebook most preferred social network for Hyd GenZ: TCS Youth surveyFacebook to ban private gun sales on its social networkFlipkart invests in parenting social network TinystepFacebook’s broken hearts […]

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Ola to extend auto service to eight more cities

Even as rival Uber shut its auto-rickshaw service it piloted in Delhi late last year, domestic rival Ola is aggressively expanding its auto service in newer cities. The Bengaluru-based taxi aggregator which is backed by Tiger Global, Softbank and Chinese taxi hailing service Didi Kuaidi is now planning to launch the service in eight more […]

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Harry Potter Creator JK Rowling Releases First Instalment of New Web Series

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling Tuesday released the first instalment of a four-part online short-story series titled ‘History of Magic in North America’. The latest writing from the 50-year-old celebrated author tells the magical history of America and is available to read on her ‘Pottermore’ website. The first piece is titled ‘Fourteenth Century – Seventeenth […]

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Work From Home, Lottery Scams Biggest Online Scams in India: Survey

The top three online scams in India are work from home, lottery scams and fake bank email scam, says a new multi-market survey, adding that despite the growing awareness, new online scams are being reported every day. Releasing an “Internet Scams” study on Thursday, Norway-based Telenor Group, Telenor India’s major shareholder, said that as Internet […]

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