All stories by Anita Babu
Ashish Rajpal: The man who dreams of helping 10 million children learnRediff.com7 Mar 2017
XSEED Education is a curriculum-and training-based learning solution that helps schools improve their teaching techniques. And its impact, even on students with dyslexia and dysgraphia, is remarkable.
DeMo: Big buys via cards down since NovemberRediff.com23 Jan 2017
Card-based EMI transactions dropped about 60 per cent in the first week after demonetisation and then recovered steadily. However, these are not yet back to the levels before November 8.
Hooked on mobile games? It may be a good thing after all!Rediff.com9 Jan 2017
While Pokemon Go prompted people to get out of their chairs and take a walk, Trakinvest became a potential hiring platform for brokerage firms. Anita Babu on gamification in 2017.
Amazon or local at-home beauty services: What's your pick?Rediff.com27 Dec 2016
Homegrown start-ups like UrbanClap and AtHomeDiva will now have to compete with the global e-commerce giant. Anita Babu reports.
From plumbers to mehendi artists, local services at your fingertipsRediff.com11 Jan 2016
LocalOye is a Bengaluru-based marketplace for local household and personal service providers.
Why Free Basics is so contentious in IndiaRediff.com5 Jan 2016
The programme has triggered a huge debate in India.
IIT, IISc scientists dislike Facebook's Free BasicsRediff.com30 Dec 2015
They are asking TRAI to reject the plan in the interest of protecting the citizens' right to use Internet
What lessons brands must learn from Tamil Nadu floodsRediff.com14 Dec 2015
Brands should do something, but it should be done discreetly.
How TripVillas is luring professionals back to hometownsRediff.com6 Dec 2015
The firm says people can earn as much as Rs 90,000 a month
Fresher salaries peak as startups look for young talent: studyRediff.com22 Oct 2015
About 120 start-ups, mostly e-commerce ones, have signed up on Hirees platform to recruit candidates who are actively seeking jobs.
Indian e-commerce start-ups are overvalued: Vinod KhoslaRediff.com18 Sep 2015
Khosla said 85 per cent of Indian e-commerce firms were over-valued.
Ecom firms' brand new strategy to boost businessRediff.com17 Sep 2015
India is on its way to become a mobile app-first market and e-tailers and start-ups have begun their race to capture the next set of users in India - those who access vernacular content.
Zuckerberg post on Modi visit gets 172,000 'like's, 7,300 commentsRediff.com14 Sep 2015
This will be Modi's second US visit after he was elected PM.
Now, get a genie to work for you!Rediff.com14 Sep 2015
Users send a message on the app and a virtual assistant responds.
India ranks second among app-fraud countriesRediff.com5 Aug 2015
India has 160 million smartphone users.
Forget cash-back, here's data-backRediff.com31 Jul 2015
The data reimbursed via Gigato is unrestricted.
Check out Quikr's new avatarRediff.com21 Jul 2015
India's online listing space is witnessing phenomenal growth.
Big firms' honchos fuelling exodus from start-upsRediff.com11 Jul 2015
Bringing in people with large corporate experience also helps in bringing in world class processes in quality and compliance
Anonymous India accuses Reliance Jio of privacy violationRediff.com19 Jun 2015
A war of words between Reliance Industries' Gautam Chikermane and hacker group Anonymous India broke out on Twitter.
Social media users in rural areas grows faster than urban IndiaRediff.com18 Jun 2015
IMAI study says social media usage in rural places doubled in 2014.