21 Jan 2021
India's planned foreign investment policy changes could hurt Amazon
Sources informed Reuters of Indian government's plans to change foreign investment policies that could impact the e-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart.
26 Oct 2020
Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal
The Future Group on Monday said that it was examining an order to stall a Rs. 24,713 crore (approximately $3.4 billion) asset sale to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
07 Oct 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple launching iPhone 12 on October-13, and more
Last night, Apple sent out invites for a 'Hi, Speed' event.
30 Sep 2020
Google Pixel launch event: When, where to watch
In a few hours from now, Google will hold a virtual event to unveil the next Pixel phones in the market.
30 Sep 2020
Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here
The retail venture of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is going all guns blazing to take on Amazon and Walmart in India.
29 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more
Last night, Microsoft 365 suffered a major outage due to an internal change and left essential web services down for hours, including Microsoft Office 365, Teams, and Outlook.
23 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: China won't approve TikTok deal, and more
Even as TikTok, Oracle, and Walmart came close to finalizing a deal, China is not ready to let the service off the hook.
21 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok ban delayed, WeChat ban blocked, and more
Over the weekend, the US ban on TikTok, WeChat saw major developments.
20 Sep 2020
ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal
Chinese giant ByteDance is said to have valued TikTok at an approximate $60 billion.
20 Sep 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.
20 Sep 2020
End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok
TikTok finally appears to be finalizing a way to prevent itself from getting banned in the United States.
16 Sep 2020
Chinese giant Tencent pumps money into Flipkart: Details here
Chinese tech giant Tencent is pumping money into Flipkart, India's leading online shopping platform.
30 Aug 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more
This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, including a few interesting hardware launches and some rather concerning security issues, outages, and data leaks.
28 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Walmart-Microsoft team up for TikTok deal, and more
In the updates since last night, TikTok, the current talk of the town, got Walmart as the latest bidder for its business.
22 Aug 2020
Flipkart partners with Nepal's Sastodeal, opening new market for MSMEs
In a bid to enable cross-border trade for small Indian businesses and sellers, e-commerce giant Flipkart has partnered with Sastodeal, a leading online shopping platform in Nepal.
15 Aug 2020
Flipkart is gearing up to deliver alcohol in India
After groceries, essentials, and travel bookings, e-commerce major Flipkart is looking to expand into the alcohol delivery category, Reuters has reported.
23 Jul 2020
Flipkart buys Walmart India, foraying into online wholesale
In a major move, homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has acquired Walmart India.
15 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: UK bans Huawei, WhatsApp goes down, and more
In the last few hours, a lot has happened in the world of technology.
09 Jul 2020
Now, Walmart is bringing an Amazon Prime-like membership service
More than 15 years after the launch of Amazon's Prime subscription service, its competitor Walmart is set to bring its own membership - Walmart+.
31 May 2020
Work from home: The new reality of the 'post-coronavirus world'
In the new "upside-down" world, masks and gloves have replaced hugs and handshakes. Courtesy coronavirus, there's uncertainty, fear, anxiety, and most importantly distancing.
16 Mar 2020
Ahead of launch, Apple's Powerbeats 4 earbuds hit the shelves
Apple's Powerbeats 4 seems to have gone on sale even before its official launch. The still-unannounced earbuds were spotted for sale at a Walmart store in Rochester, New York.
14 Mar 2020
Trump declares national emergency in US as coronavirus crisis deepens
After worrying and angering his countrymen with his lax approach towards the coronavirus problem, United States President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency.
13 Jan 2020
Walmart India fires over 50 employees, including top executives
In a major shocker, Walmart Inc., the largest retailer in the world, has taken the decision to lay off more than 50 of its employees in India, including a bunch of senior-to-mid level executives.
19 Dec 2019
#FinancialBytes: Smart tips and tricks to save money while shopping
Almost everyone loves shopping as well as saving some money on it.
11 Dec 2019
Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here
PhonePe, a Flipkart-owned company that offers a payment platform to transfer money instantly, has raised $82.5 million in funding.
14 Sep 2019
The six highest-paid actresses in the world right now
A few weeks back, Forbes released the list of the highest-paid actresses in the world, which was topped by our very own Black Widow aka Scarlett Johansson.
01 Sep 2019
Texas mass shooting: 5 dead, 21 injured in West Texas
At least five people have been killed and 21 injured in a mass shooting in the state of Texas in the US. The incident took place near the twin cities of Midland and Odessa in West Texas.
10 Aug 2019
Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan
Recently, United States President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people in a reported hate crime against immigrants on Saturday.
04 Aug 2019
Ohio mass shooting: 9 killed, 16 injured in Dayton
At least nine people have been killed and 16 injured in a mass shooting outside a bar in the Dayton city of Ohio in the US.
04 Aug 2019
Texas Walmart Mass Shooting: 20 killed in suspected hate crime
At least 20 people have been killed and 26 others injured in a mass shooting at a packed Walmart store in the El Paso city of Texas in the US.
19 Feb 2019
Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests Rs. 650cr in Ola
Indian ride-hailing start-up Ola is currently in the midst of an ongoing financing round and, in a major boost, has received Rs. 650cr (around $92mn) from Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal.
29 Jan 2019
Worried Flipkart wants six-month delay in implementing new e-commerce rules
American retail giant Walmart-owned Flipkart has written to the government that it faces "the risk of significant customer disruption" if the deadline for implementing the new e-commerce curbs, which could cause huge disruption in the space, isn't extended by six months.
14 Jan 2019
Myntra and Jabong CEO Ananth Narayanan resigns; may join Hotstar
After some rounds of speculation, it has been confirmed that Ananth Narayanan, CEO of Flipkart-owned Myntra and Jabong, has left his post in pursuit of other opportunities.
20 Dec 2018
What should be the resolutions of tech companies
When the year ends, you think about your regrets, your failures and how you will conquer the new year.
16 Nov 2018
Days after Binny Bansal's exit, Myntra CEO and CFO quit
A few days after Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal resigned from the company on charges of personal/sexual misconduct, Myntra CEO and CFO have quit.
14 Nov 2018
Binny Bansal out of Flipkart: Some conjectures, many unanswered questions
In more ways than one, Flipkart is India's biggest start-up success story. The company and its founders are (still) the quintessential Indian dream - owners' pride, and everyone else's envy.
14 Nov 2018
Why co-founder Binny Bansal resigned from Flipkart
Flipkart's co-founder Binny Bansal stepped down from the Walmart-owned company on Tuesday, and now a report claims an investigation into the accusations of misconduct found that he had a consensual affair with the woman.
13 Nov 2018
Binny Bansal resigns as CEO of Flipkart Group: Details here
Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has resigned as the CEO of the Flipkart Group, following an investigation into allegations of "serious personal misconduct" against him.
11 Oct 2018
Reportedly, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal to invest $100mn in Ola
In what could mark the largest personal investment in the Indian internet space, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal is reportedly in the process of finalizing a whopping $100mn (around Rs. 740cr) investment in ride-hailing start-up Ola Cabs.
24 Sep 2018
Flipkart might replace Binny Bansal as group CEO
Walmart-owned Flipkart is contemplating separating the responsibilities of chairman and group CEO, and is likely to replace Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal as the group CEO.