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NewsBytes Briefing: Here's how deepfakes could end humanity, and more

27 Apr 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Here's how deepfakes could end humanity, and more

Unknown perpetrators, using the power of deepfakes, duped Dutch politicians into believing they were video conferencing with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's chief of staff.

Database consisting of 20 million BigBasket users leaked online

27 Apr 2021

Technology
Database consisting of 20 million BigBasket users leaked online

Indian firms continue to be targeted by cybercriminals. After the recent MobiKwik and Domino's India leaks, it's the turn of online grocery giant BigBasket.

Tata Group may acquire BigBasket: Details here

18 Feb 2021

Business
Tata Group may acquire BigBasket: Details here

Tata Group has reportedly reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in BigBasket according to unnamed sources privy to the deal.

#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale

09 Nov 2020

Technology
#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale

Online grocery store BigBasket filed a police complaint in Bengaluru, after learning that data of two crore of its customer could have been compromised.

Reliance could buy Milkbasket, Urban Ladder in e-commerce push

17 Aug 2020

Business
Reliance could buy Milkbasket, Urban Ladder in e-commerce push

As Amazon and Flipkart continue to take long strides in the Indian e-commerce segment, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is also looking to grow its online footprint.

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

22 Jun 2020

Business
Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.

#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more

31 May 2020

Technology
#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more

This week, we saw plenty of developments in the tech world.

Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here

25 May 2020

Business
Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here

The lockdown enforced to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 has surged the demand for home delivery of essentials, giving a significant boost to the business of e-grocers like Bigbasket and Grofers.

After UberEats, Zomato is eyeing to buy Grofers

14 Apr 2020

Business
After UberEats, Zomato is eyeing to buy Grofers

A few months after acquiring UberEats, Zomato is looking to buy popular e-grocery start-up Grofers.

'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak

14 Apr 2020

Business
'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak

As India goes into the second phase of the lockdown enforced to combat the spread of COVID-19, Ola is lending a helping hand to the public.

Big Basket raises $60mn to meet demand surge amid lockdown

09 Apr 2020

Business
Big Basket raises $60mn to meet demand surge amid lockdown

Big Basket, one of India's biggest hyperlocal grocery start-ups, has raised $60 million as part of a bridge-round of funding from Alibaba and others.

Amid lockdown, Flipkart to resume delivery of essential goods

26 Mar 2020

Business
Amid lockdown, Flipkart to resume delivery of essential goods

A day after announcing the suspension of all its services in compliance with the lockdown put in place by the Indian government, Flipkart has taken the decision to resume operations to some extent.

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

26 Mar 2020

India
Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.

Alibaba launches Yoli, a 'social-commerce' app to bag online deals

24 Jan 2020

Business
Alibaba launches Yoli, a 'social-commerce' app to bag online deals

In a bid to expand its footprint in India, Chinese giant Alibaba has launched a new social commerce app called Yoli.

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

04 Jan 2020

Business
Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

Pune-based XpressBees has raised $10 million in funding from existing investor Alibaba, according to regulatory filings of the company.

Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

13 Jul 2019

Career
Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education and IIM-Bangalore (IIM-B) is considered one of the best ones.

#FinancialBytes: 5 top coupon websites to save money in India

14 Feb 2019

Business
#FinancialBytes: 5 top coupon websites to save money in India

Online shopping has become more popular than ever before and almost everyone loves to shop online. However, when it comes to saving money on their online purchases, many don't have a clue on how to save.

#FinancialBytes: Best 'buy now, pay later' services available in India

02 Jan 2019

Business
#FinancialBytes: Best 'buy now, pay later' services available in India

In India, "buy now, pay later" payment options are increasingly becoming popular among customers nowadays.

#KeralaFloods: India may refuse UAE's generous aid due to UPA-policy

22 Aug 2018

India
#KeralaFloods: India may refuse UAE's generous aid due to UPA-policy

The Indian government may not take UAE's help of Rs. 700 crore for relief after floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, following a policy formed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

#KeralaNeedsYou: Here's how you can help the flood victims

18 Aug 2018

India
#KeralaNeedsYou: Here's how you can help the flood victims

The worst floods in a century have crippled Kerala, misplaced thousands, killed hundreds, and devastated homes. During this time of deluge, God's own country and its people need you.

Grofers has shut down vegetables/fruits delivery in NCR, Bengaluru

16 Jul 2018

Business
Grofers has shut down vegetables/fruits delivery in NCR, Bengaluru

It has been confirmed that Gurugram-based online grocery delivery service Grofers has shut down its vegetables and fruits delivery segment across NCR and Bengaluru.

After Flipkart acquisition, Walmart to work with local kirana stores

06 Jun 2018

Business
After Flipkart acquisition, Walmart to work with local kirana stores

Just a month after acquiring India's largest start-up and e-commerce platform Flipkart, Walmart is now planning to take hold of the country's kirana store business.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

30 May 2018

Business
Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

Today the business space remained rocked up with a lot of happenings.

BigBasket replies to customer's post on delivery boys' inhumane treatment

27 May 2018

India
BigBasket replies to customer's post on delivery boys' inhumane treatment

E-retailer BigBasket issued a statement on Facebook regarding the allegations that the company's delivery boys were treated worse than humans.

India's first Aadhaar Pay-enabled payment terminal launched

28 Feb 2018

Technology
India's first Aadhaar Pay-enabled payment terminal launched

Bengaluru-based payment services company Ezetap has launched India's first open-platform, smart GPRS payment terminal which is enabled with Aadhaar Pay.

China's Alibaba leads BigBasket's $300-million funding round

03 Feb 2018

Business
China's Alibaba leads BigBasket's $300-million funding round

Online grocery start-up BigBasket has raised $300 million in Series-E funding which was led by China's Alibaba Group. This is the largest investment raised by the company so far.

Patanjali's massive online push; partners with Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm

16 Jan 2018

Business
Patanjali's massive online push; partners with Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm

Giving a big push to the online sales of "swadeshi" FMCG products, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved has partnered with eight leading e-commerce platforms, including Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, ShopClues, Big Basket, Grofers, NetMeds, and 1mg.

Tata Sons buys Tata Motors' shares, eyes online grocery retail

20 Sep 2017

Business
Tata Sons buys Tata Motors' shares, eyes online grocery retail

Tata Sons purchased 1.7% shares of Tata Motors worth Rs. 2,000 crore at a premium of 4% over Monday's closing price.

BigBasket eyes $200 million investment from Paytm Mall, Alibaba

29 Aug 2017

Business
BigBasket eyes $200 million investment from Paytm Mall, Alibaba

According to reports, online marketplace Paytm Mall and its principal investor Alibaba has extended the exclusivity period of their negotiations with online grocer BigBasket for two weeks.

Walmart may soon enter India's e-commerce market via partnerships

12 Jul 2017

Business
Walmart may soon enter India's e-commerce market via partnerships

American retailing multinational Walmart has been trying to dip its toe into the online market for some time now.

Reportedly, Paytm Mall to invest $200 million in BigBasket

11 Jul 2017

Business
Reportedly, Paytm Mall to invest $200 million in BigBasket

As per reports by FactorDaily, Paytm Mall is in talks to acquire a majority stake in BigBasket for $200 million.

Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space

14 Jun 2017

Business
Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space

Amazon is currently exploring the possibility of buying online grocery site BigBasket in order to solidify its stance in India.

SoftBank's tryst with India's start-up scenario

20 Apr 2017

Business
SoftBank's tryst with India's start-up scenario

SoftBank may have tasted failure with Snapdeal but it still believes in making a profit with its Indian investments.

BigBasket engages Grofers in merger talks eyeing SoftBank funding

19 Apr 2017

Business
BigBasket engages Grofers in merger talks eyeing SoftBank funding

According to sources, BigBasket has opened up a dialogue with its comparatively smaller rival Grofers for a possible merger.

Flipkart to re-enter the grocery sector

10 Apr 2017

Business
Flipkart to re-enter the grocery sector

After months of deliberation, Flipkart announced its second foray into the grocery sector which makes up "80% of the units bought in India".

Centre approves 101 cold-chain projects to curb food wastage

28 Mar 2017

India
Centre approves 101 cold-chain projects to curb food wastage

The government approved 101 cold-chain projects across the country, to attempt to curb the problem of food wastage in India.

Government e-marketplace soon to be mandatory for all departments

07 Feb 2017

India
Government e-marketplace soon to be mandatory for all departments

The Indian government is all set to mandate all its departments to procure goods and services through its e-marketplace.

BigBasket looks to expand products and private labels next year

23 Dec 2016

Business
BigBasket looks to expand products and private labels next year

Online grocery platform BigBasket is eyeing further expansion into private labels and introducing a new range of products across its portal.

Govt depts cash payments capped at Rs.5000

05 Dec 2016

India
Govt depts cash payments capped at Rs.5000

The Finance Ministry directed all government departments to limit cash payments to Rs.5000 and use digital payment systems for vendors and contractors for anything over Rs.5000.

PM Modi aims to transform India to a digital marketplace

01 Dec 2016

India
PM Modi aims to transform India to a digital marketplace

Reports stated that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking to transform all government purchases to an online marketplace in a bid to help the country move to a cashless economy.