$99 Superbook Turns Android Phone Into Laptop — Sort Of

    If you’re looking to converge your laptop and smartphone experience, at a fair price, you might only have to wait for the release of the Andromium Superbook in early 2017. The Superbook is basically a laptop shell that uses your smartphone’s brains to operate. It looks more or less like a laptop, but instead of […]

    Spotlight: Lotty Dotty Turns Paper Dolls into T-Shirts

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    Rocket Internet-Backed Foodpanda Turns Profit in 2 of Its 3 Regions

    Rocket Internet-Backed Foodpanda Turns Profit in 2 of Its 3 Regions Foodpanda has become profitable in two of its three operating regions, Central and East Europe and the Middle East, with profits in Asia a function of how quickly it can grab market share, its chief executive said on Tuesday. The emerging markets food delivery […]

    Uber turns to Bengaluru’s tech talent to beat Ola

    San Francisco-based ride hailing company Uber was forced to develop a mechanism for accepting cash payments from customers in India, given the extremely low penetration of credit cards in the country. Seen as an inconvenience at first, the company has exported the solution to other emerging markets such as Vietnam and Indonesia. To mine the […]

    After Start-up India launch, focus turns to implementation

    Photo: Kamal Kishore/PTI New Delhi: After the hype of Start-up India, the government initiative that brought young entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and policymakers under one roof, all eyes are on the government to see how the policy changes are implemented. On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the start-up action plan, announcing measures including a Rs.2,500 […]

    MakeMyTrip turns to tents, dharamshalas to power growth

    MakeMyTrip currently has around 25,000 hotels on its platform and is seeking to expand this number fourfold in the next two years. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: Online travel company MakeMyTrip Ltd is considering offering its users non-hotel alternatives such as dharamshalas, homestays, bed-and-breakfast establishments and tents as it steps up the competition with SoftBank-backed […]

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    Zomato turns profitable in 6 markets, including India

    Zomato co-founders Pankaj Chaddah (left) and Deepinder Goyal. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Restaurant search and review website Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd said on Monday that the company has reached operational profitability in six markets, including India. Zomato has also turned operationally profitable in the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar, the Philippines and Indonesia. “We can now […]