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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India Funding Roundup: A Reproductive Health Tracker, Task Management App, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed stage investments in startups in the sectors of in healthcare, AI-driven analytics, virtual reality, food delivery, and on-demand services. LoveCycles Bengaluru-based Plackal, creators of the menstrual cycle tracking app LoveCycles announced Hindi language support for its app on Tuesday, and disclosed that it has secured Rs. 5 crores from […]

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Amazon to Start Air Delivery Network With Leasing Deal

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it had signed a deal to lease 20 Boeing 767 wide body freighter aircraft to handle more of its own deliveries in the United States. The deal comes at a time when the world’s biggest online retailer is offering ever-faster, and increasingly free, deliveries for millions of online orders. Amazon, […]

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BSNL, Tata Sky Partner for Video-on-Demand Service

The state-owned telecom operator BSNL Wednesday partnered with DTH major Tata Sky to offer video-on-demand (VoD service to its broadband users. Under the partnership, BSNL will waive off broadband rental for the first month while Tata Sky will offer its VoD service free for the first month to download content worth up to Rs. 500. […]

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Ola Shuts Down Ola Store and Ola Cafe

Ola has officially shut down its food and hyperlocal delivery services Ola Café and Ola Store, which were launched as pilots in March and July 2015 respectively. The Ola Café category no longer appears as a listing, we were unable to place orders on the Ola Store at the time of writing. An email announcing […]

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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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