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Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal

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).

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple launching iPhone 12 on October-13, and more

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.

Google Pixel launch event: When, where to watch

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.

Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: China won't approve TikTok deal, and more

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok ban delayed, WeChat ban blocked, and more

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.

ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal

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.

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

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.

End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

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.

Chinese giant Tencent pumps money into Flipkart: Details here

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.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Walmart-Microsoft team up for TikTok deal, and more

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.

Flipkart partners with Nepal's Sastodeal, opening new market for MSMEs

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.

Flipkart is gearing up to deliver alcohol in India

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.

Flipkart buys Walmart India, foraying into online wholesale

23 Jul 2020

Flipkart buys Walmart India, foraying into online wholesale

In a major move, homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has acquired Walmart India.

NewsBytes Briefing: UK bans Huawei, WhatsApp goes down, and more

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.

Now, Walmart is bringing an Amazon Prime-like membership service

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+.

Work from home: The new reality of the 'post-coronavirus world'

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.

Ahead of launch, Apple's Powerbeats 4 earbuds hit the shelves

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.

Trump declares national emergency in US as coronavirus crisis deepens

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.

Walmart India fires over 50 employees, including top executives

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.

#FinancialBytes: Smart tips and tricks to save money while shopping

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.

Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here

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.

The six highest-paid actresses in the world right now

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.

Texas mass shooting: 5 dead, 21 injured in West Texas

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.

Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan

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.

Ohio mass shooting: 9 killed, 16 injured in Dayton

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.

Texas Walmart Mass Shooting: 20 killed in suspected hate crime

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.

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests Rs. 650cr in Ola

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.

Worried Flipkart wants six-month delay in implementing new e-commerce rules

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.

Myntra and Jabong CEO Ananth Narayanan resigns; may join Hotstar

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.

What should be the resolutions of tech companies

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.

Days after Binny Bansal's exit, Myntra CEO and CFO quit

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.

Binny Bansal out of Flipkart: Some conjectures, many unanswered questions

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.

Why co-founder Binny Bansal resigned from Flipkart

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.

Binny Bansal resigns as CEO of Flipkart Group: Details here

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.

Reportedly, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal to invest $100mn in Ola

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.

Flipkart might replace Binny Bansal as group CEO

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.

Walmart completes acquisition of Flipkart, pumps in $2bn

19 Aug 2018

Walmart completes acquisition of Flipkart, pumps in $2bn

On Saturday, Walmart announced that it had completed its $16bn acquisition deal with Flipkart.