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Flipkart keen to add Cleartrip to its cart

Flipkart keen to add Cleartrip to its cart

Rediff.com1 days ago

Apart from air travel, Flipkart would also be able to offer train bookings through Cleartrip.

Uber's business shows strong recovery signs post lockdown in India

Uber's business shows strong recovery signs post lockdown in India

Rediff.com1 days ago

As Indians start travelling in the new normal, strong recovery in smaller towns underscores success for ride-hailing giant's 'India to Bharat' strategy, which offers new products in regional markets.

India set to have 150 unicorns by 2025

India set to have 150 unicorns by 2025

Rediff.com1 days ago

$47.6 bn capital invested across 921 deals in India in 2020, despite pandemic.

How Covid changed the lives of Amazon India's employees

How Covid changed the lives of Amazon India's employees

Rediff.com21 Feb 2021

From virtual yoga to empathy, the pandemic has prompted the e-commerce giant to double down on building innovations focused on improving remote work culture especially employee well-being, both mental and physical.

'We are the eyes and brain of the missile'

'We are the eyes and brain of the missile'

Rediff.com15 Feb 2021

'Our sensors allow the missile to locate and identify the target even if it's on the move.'

Ola to deploy robots at its electric scooter factory

Ola to deploy robots at its electric scooter factory

Rediff.com12 Feb 2021

Ola's factory will create 10,000 jobs and serve as the company's global manufacturing hub for India and international markets.

How Amazon Academy will help students crack JEE

How Amazon Academy will help students crack JEE

Rediff.com14 Jan 2021

Live lessons help students strengthen their JEE preparation. They can also track their progress over time, identify strong and weak areas, get insights on overall test-taking strategy.

How WhatsApp's new privacy policy affects you

How WhatsApp's new privacy policy affects you

Rediff.com7 Jan 2021

The most prominent changes deal with how WhatsApp shares information with Facebook and its subsidiaries.

Future-RIL deal: Next phase of Bezos-Biyani battle to begin in Singapore

Future-RIL deal: Next phase of Bezos-Biyani battle to begin in Singapore

Rediff.com6 Jan 2021

The development of the constitution of the tribunal comes at a time when the Delhi high court in December 2020 refused to restrain Amazon from interfering in Future Retail's deal with Reliance Retail by writing to statutory authorities.

In a way, pandemic was a boon for Indian e-commerce firms

In a way, pandemic was a boon for Indian e-commerce firms

Rediff.com1 Jan 2021

E-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra and others witnessed successful festive season sales this year, Experts say e-commerce adoption in the country is accelerating by multiple years or what it would have looked like in 2025.

Pine Labs' valuation tops $2 bn post funding

Pine Labs' valuation tops $2 bn post funding

Rediff.com22 Dec 2020

This makes it the most valued fintech company in the country after Paytm and Walmart-owned PhonePe.

Chinese hackers targeted Indians with e-shopping scams

Chinese hackers targeted Indians with e-shopping scams

Rediff.com19 Dec 2020

'E-commerce scams are not new, but what s more alarming is the covert cyber warfare the Chinese entities are launching in India on a repeated basis.'

Meet Asha, the robotic nurse

Meet Asha, the robotic nurse

Rediff.com17 Dec 2020

'Imagine taking care of a patient who is infected with Covid. A human nurse is unable to do that due to fear of infection. The robot can do that task, while it is controlled or supervised by the human nurse. So the robot becomes an extension of the nurse.'

Ola Electric to create 10,000 jobs

Ola Electric to create 10,000 jobs

Rediff.com17 Dec 2020

Upon completion, the factory will create almost 10,000 jobs and will initially have an annual capacity of 2 million units.

Flipkart extends WFH till May end

Flipkart extends WFH till May end

Rediff.com12 Dec 2020

Employees can take 'unlimited bereavement leave' in case of loss of a family member. All employees are encouraged to take breaks on a daily basis. This includes a mandatory 1-hour lunch break where no other meetings can be scheduled.

India is the world's 9th most spammed country

India is the world's 9th most spammed country

Rediff.com9 Dec 2020

About 98.5 per cent of all spam calls in India originate from domestic numbers. However, spam calls received by users in India have decreased by 34%.

Amazon vs Future duel underway in Singapore, verdict by next week

Amazon vs Future duel underway in Singapore, verdict by next week

Rediff.com21 Oct 2020

An emergency arbitration hearing between Amazon and retail conglomerate Future Group took place last week and a verdict is expected in the next few days, according to sources.

Govt sends notice to Amazon, Flipkart for not showing country of origin

Govt sends notice to Amazon, Flipkart for not showing country of origin

Rediff.com17 Oct 2020

Not displaying the mandatory information, including country of origin, on products sold on their platforms in India, draws government's attention.

E-com firms look to get a fillip ahead of festive season

E-com firms look to get a fillip ahead of festive season

Rediff.com13 Oct 2020

This year, festive sales are expected to push up the annual gross merchandise value of e-commerce companies to around $38 billion, a 40 per cent growth over the previous year.

This is the next battleground for PhonePe, Amazon and Google

This is the next battleground for PhonePe, Amazon and Google

Rediff.com10 Oct 2020

The size of the Indian financial services market could touch around $340 billion in the next few years.

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