Flipkart shuts grocery delivery app Nearby

    Flipkart’s move to shut Nearby comes as newly appointed chief executive Binny Bansal is cutting costs and sharpening the company’s focus on its key strengths: electronics and fashion sales and logistics. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bangalore: India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart Ltd will shut its groceries delivery app, Nearby, less than five months after the company […]

    Craftsvilla acquires food start-up PlaceofOrigin

    A screen grab of Craftsvilla website. New Delhi: Sequoia-backed Craftsvilla Handicrafts Pvt. Ltd on Friday said it had ventured into the food segment with the acquisition of Bengaluru-based food start-up PlaceofOrigin in an all-stock deal. PlaceofOrigin was founded by two former bankers, Ashish Nichani and Sudarsan Metla, in 2014. The company curates and takes to […]

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    Capillary Tech invests an undisclosed amount in WebEngage

    Capillary, one of India’s most valuable enterprise start-ups having raised about $80 million in venture funding so far. Bengaluru: Capillary Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which offers customer relationship management software and marketing analytics for retailers, has invested an undisclosed amount to buy a stake in business analytics start-up WebEngage. The move to pick up a stake […]

    Debate and drama: What the Congress expects from this session of Parliament

    Photo Credit: Adnan Abidi/Reuters 16.6K Total Views President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off the Budget Session on Tuesday with a joint address to both Houses, in which he said that Parliament was a place for debate and discussion, not disruption or obstruction. Just before the session began, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the Opposition to utilise […]

    Jayalalithaa’s supporters celebrated her birthday

    Photo Credit: Vikatan TV via YouTube 13.8K Total Views It is election season in Tamil Nadu, and barbs are flowing freely in all directions. On Tuesday, the opposition Dravida Munnethra Kazhagam took out full-page advertisements in newspapers with a poser for the electorate: “You would have seen the chief minister, on stickers, on banners or […]

    Wickedleak Wammy Titan 5 Review

    Wickedleak is an Indian smartphone company that we’d like to imagine was inspired by Julian Assange’s popular whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. Of course, the two have nothing to do with each other, but we still find the name amusing. Formed in 2009, the company has grown to becoming quite a talking point in the Indian smartphone […]

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 First Impressions

    Xiaomi last month caught some eyeballs when it launched its third-generation Redmi Note smartphonein China, its first device to feature a fingerprint sensor. The Redmi Note 3 is priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs. 9,500) for 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, and CNY 1099 (approximately Rs. 11,500) for 3GB of RAM and […]

    Yu Yutopia First Impressions

    The Yu Yutopia, Yu’s ticket to enter the high-spec smartphone category, has been teased for months. Now officially announced, the device is up for pre-order via Amazon, priced at Rs. 24,999 and will start shipping on December 25. Yu Televentures CEO Rahul Sharma unveiled the smartphone at a press event and also announced a new […]

    Moto G Turbo Edition Review

    When the newly resurgent Motorola made its mark in India early last year with the first-generationMoto G, it quickly became the go-to value option. Three generations later, and the situation isn’t as clear. There are more options than ever thanks to the entry of a number of Chinese companies in quick succession. The Moto G […]

    Intex Cloud Flash Review

    The Cloud Flash is Intex’s most recent entry in its ‘Cloud’ series of smartphones and it’s just in time for the holiday rush. This Rs.10,000 smartphone boasts off having a protective glass back and of course 4G connectivity. However, the Intex has its work cut out for it as the Lenovo K3 Note (Review | […]

    Brainwavz Jive Review

    Brainwavz is a relatively new company, established in 2008 with the aim of bringing good personal audio products to users at affordable prices. True to its motto, the company produces a wide range of affordable products, including the Brainwavz S0 and Blu-100, which we found impressive. The company now has more of a presence in […]