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    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to offer start-up tips at IIT-B on 19 January

    At IIT-Bombay, Travis Kalanick will speak to entrepreneur hopefuls on how to build a business, drawing parallels from his own entrepreneurial journey, and “what it takes to build the world’s fastest-growing start-up”. Photo: AFP Mumbai: Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and chief executive officer of taxi-hailing service Uber Inc., the most valuable start-up, will be in […]

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    Android 6.0 Marshmallow Now on 2.3 Percent of Active Devices: Google

    Google’s latest publicly available version of Android mobile and tablet operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, last month finally made it to 1 percent of active devices in five months after its release to Nexus devices. The new Marshmallow version in the company’s updated Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending March 7 has […]

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    Google Search ‘Destinations’ Helps You Plan Entire Vacations on Mobile

    With smartphones around, it’s always easier to search for your next vacation and even plan one from the phone itself. Google’s new Destinations feature is aimed to make planning a complete vacation even easier on your smartphone. The new feature works right from the Google Search on the smartphone which will allow you to browse […]

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    Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days Sale: What’s On Offer

    Flipkart’s second ‘Big Shopping Days’ sale of the year has kicked off, where the online marketplace is offering discounts on smartphones, tablets, and other gadgets. In addition to these deals, consumers shopping on Flipkart until Wednesday can also get an additional 10 percent extra discount on every purchase made via State Bank of India (SBI) […]

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    Oppo R9, R9 Plus Camera-Focused Smartphones Set to Launch on March 17

    Oppo since last week has been teasing the Oppo R9 and the Oppo R9 Plus camera-focused smartphones in China. It has also been posting teasers on its Weibo account touting the handsets’ VOOC fast charging. However, it has finally posted an image confirming when it will be launching the duo. The Chinese tech firm, as […]

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    US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case

    Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone. The government’s 45-page brief comes a week after US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein issued his decision in […]

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    China Criticises US Restrictions on Telecom Giant ZTE

    China on Tuesday criticised a move by Washington to slap restrictions on one of the country’s biggest telecommunications equipment companies, ZTE, for violating US trade sanctions on Iran. The US Commerce Department said ZTE Corp. and related companies set up a scheme to circumvent sanctions and “illicitly export” controlled items to Iran, violating US laws. […]

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    Flipkart bets on large appliances to power next stage of growth

    Flipkart started selling large appliances again in early 2014, nearly a year after it was forced to withdraw these products because of customer complaints about late deliveries and poor quality of products. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart Ltd is banking on sales of high-priced products such as television sets, refrigerators and […]

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    Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale Day 4: What’s on Offer

    It’s the fourth day of the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale, and while the madness of day 3 might be behind us, there are still plenty of deals on popular electronics. Friday’s best offers include deals on tablets, audio equipment, laptops, and more. But before we get into the deals, here are some tips: 1) […]

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    Kae Capital raises $30 mn for fund focused on local start-ups

    Kae Capital founder and MD Sasha Mirchandani. New Delhi: Kae Capital, which invests in early-stage companies, has raised $30 million from existing and new investors as part of its second fund. The firm will be raising an additional $10 million soon, said Sasha Mirchandani, founder and managing director of Kae Capital, on Thursday. He declined […]

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    Why Morgan Stanley’s action on Flipkart is bad news for Indian unicorns

    Given that Flipkart is expected to list its shares in the US at some point over the next few years, the valuation estimates of the mutual funds will be an important indicator of how stock market investors will value the company. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru/New Delhi: Late last month, Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd, the country’s […]