Govt hikes funding for start-ups, Flipkart invests more in Myntra

Photo: iStock What to watch out for: • Flipkart invests another Rs.338 crore in its fashion portal Myntra: In an attempt to boost its leadership position in the fashion segment, Flipkart has infused Rs.338 crore into online fashion store Myntra. The fresh funds come at a time when Myntra’s nearest rival, Rocket Internet-backed Jabong, is […]

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Sony PlayStation Vue Online TV Service Launched Nationwide in the US

Sony said Monday its Internet-based television service aimed at luring consumers away from cable subscriptions was being expanded to the entire US market. The PlayStation Vue will offer streamlined “bundles” for as little as $30 a month without long-term contracts. The network launched in a handful of US cities a year ago, will have content […]

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Dell Launches New Range of Latitude Laptops in India

Dell on Wednesday took the wraps off its range of Windows 10 Pro-running Latitude laptops and 2-in-1 devices in India starting from Rs. 44,999. While the highlight of the launch event were the Dell Latitude 13 (7370) Ultrabook and the Latitude 12 (7270) detachable notebook, the company also showcased its revamped Latitude 3000 and Latitude […]

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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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Microsoft bets big on huge SMB base in India

Global technology giant Microsoft is betting big on India’s 40 million strong small and medium business (SMB) base for the next level of growth in the country, with its ‘mobile first’ solutions. With the country moving ahead with 3G and 4G technology and most small businesses taking asmartphone first approach, Microsoft believes that it is […]

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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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