• COUPONS
    Amazon to acquire 49% stake in Kishore Biyani’s Future Coupons

    Mumbai: Kishore Biyani-led Future Group on Thursday evening said that American e-commerce giant Amazon.com is acquiring a 49% stake in a group entity — Future Coupons Ltd. “We have been informed by Mr. Kishore Biyani on behalf of the existing shareholders forming part of the promoter group and Future Coupons Ltd that they have entered into […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Niti Aayog, Electronics Ministry spar over Rs 7,000-crore AI mission

    The government’s premier think tank Niti Aayog and the ministry of electronics and IT (MeitY) are sparring over the creation of an artificial intelligence mission, people familiar with the development told ET. In an inter-ministerial meeting held earlier this month, MeitY officials verbally raised concerns over the many “overlaps” between Niti Aayog’s 7,000-crore AI road map, and […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    IFA 2019: What to expect from Europe’s largest consumer electronics show

    IFA 2019 kicks off September 6 in Berlin. Here’s what to expect from Europe’s largest consumer tech trade show. (Image credit: IFA Facebook page) IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung, is Europe’s largest consumer trade show. Held annually in Germany’s capital city of Berlin, this year’s trade show will run from September 6 to September 11. The annual convention will […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Kinetic Worldwide executes campaign for Tata CLiQ Electronics

    OOH agency Kinetic Worldwide has executed a campaign for Tata CLiQ Electronics. “Understanding the need to increase awareness of the brand with the objective to strengthen its connect in the market, Kinetic smartly used its OOH expertise and adopted a simple communication approach that created a distinguished visibility for the brand,” the company said in […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Sphero acquires modular electronics company LittleBits

    Sphero, the nine-year-old Colorado-based company best known for its lineup of programmable robots, this week completed a major acquisition that catapults it to the top of the burgeoning science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) product market. Today, the company announced it has purchased New York City-based modular electronics startup LittleBits for an undisclosed sum, […]

  • COUPONS
    6 sneaky ways coupons and sales actually make you spend more money

    Couponing has become an increasingly popular hobby in the US, as companies distributed 256.5 billion coupons in 2018. While many think clipping coupons and chasing the biggest sale will save you a ton of money, there is growing evidence that the opposite is true. Business Insider spoke with several marketing experts and found that the coupon actually […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Prasad to seek electronics industry’s views, meet manufacturers on August 19

    Heads of 46 companies, including Apple, HP, Dell, Samsung, Ericsson to attend roundtable Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad will meet with the chiefs of 46 companies involved in electronics manufacturing, including Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi Dell, HP, Lenovo, Ericsson, GE and Bosch, to understand their concerns and ensure a conducive policy environment for […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Kashmir Dispatch 8 | 100 Journalists, 4 Computers, 1 Mobile Phone and Lousy Internet: Reporting Live-Ish from Lockdown

    Srinagar: One has to wait, sometimes for hours, to access the email. The conference hall at a local hotel in Srinagar is packed with journalists. Four computers in a corner are always bordered by eager reporters, flash drives at the ready. Two of these systems are mostly occupied by government information department officials. These four […]

  • CLOTHING
    YC-backed startup Binks can ship custom-made clothing to Indian women in just three days

    Binks is a custom clothing startup created after co-founder and CEO Aamna Khan realized how frustrating it is to find well-fitting women’s workwear in Indian cities. Currently participating in Y Combinator’s accelerator program, Binks solves the problem by using computer vision and machine learning to provide customers with clothing sewn to their measurements, shipped in just […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Ministry of Electronics and IT’s e-Kiosks target 30 million farmers

    NEW DELHI: With an aim to dispense pensions of eligible farmers easily under the government subsidy scheme, digital kiosks or Common Service Centres (CSCs) under the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) have set a target of enrolling 30 million small and marginal farmers by August 15. The pension is dispensed under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), which was announced in […]