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    ShopClues set to buy mobile payments start-up Momoe

    Radhika Aggarwal and Sanjay Sethi, founders of ShopClues. Photo: Mint Online shopping platform ShopClues.com is in advanced talks to buy mobile payments firm Momoe Technologies, as it looks to add a payment service to its platform, according to three people aware of the discussions. The all-stock deal, likely to be announced in the next 45 […]

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    Chinese Couple Reportedly Sells Infant Daughter to Buy iPhone

    In a shocking incident, a Chinese couple allegedly sold their new born 18-day-old baby daughter for $3,530 to buy an iPhone. A Duan, father of the child, from Fujian Province in country’s southeast found a buyer for his 18-day-old child on the social media site QQ, who paid $3,530 (CNY 23,000 or roughly Rs. 2,38,000) […]

  • NEWS
    Just Buy raises funds from Alpha, others

    Just Buy has partnered with 1,100 brands and provides retailers with access to 300,000 products across 11 categories including food, beverages and personal care. Mumbai: Just Buy Live Enterprise Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai-based e-distributor that connects local retailers with manufacturers, has raised $20 million (Rs.136 crore) from Alpha Capital and others in its first round of […]

  • NEWS
    Alibaba in talks to buy Flipkart stake

    Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group. If the Flipkart-Alibaba deal goes through, it will make Alibaba one of the three most important investors in India, along with Tiger Global Management and Japan’s SoftBank Group. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi/Bengaluru: China’s Alibaba Group, which has backed Paytm and Snapdeal, is looking to increase its footprint in India […]

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    Amazon to buy Emvantage Payments

    The announcement comes shortly after Amazon infused an additional Rs.1,696 crore into its India unit in December 2015 to take on local rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal. Photo: Reuters Bengaluru: Online marketplace Amazon Tuesday said it will buy online payments firm Emvantage Payments Pvt. Ltd to develop India-specific payments solutions. The announcement comes shortly after Amazon […]

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    Time to Buy a Phone? Smartly.Me Can Help

    Buying a new Android phone is tricky – everyone has a different opinion to share, and it’s rarely advice that is customised to your needs. The Smartly.Me app is another place to get suggestions for the phone you want to buy, along with news about mobiles and upcoming phones, and suggestions for apps and games […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Why would Foxconn buy Sharp? It’s all about the iPhone

    Japanese electronics maker Sharp has accepted a bid from Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group for it to buy a majority stake in company for ¥489 billion ($4.4 billion), the Japanese firm announced today (Feb. 25). Shortly thereafter, however, Foxconn put the deal on hold “after receiving new material information from Sharp,” it said in a statement. […]