New ventures help office-goers sail through commuting chaos
Startups focus on carpools, buses and corporate services to make ride to work peaceful.
Noise around CAA distraction for India: Harman CEO
Harman CEO Dinesh Paliwal says govt’s CAA, Article 370 decisions ‘misinterpreted’, calls f...
More e-tailers doing away with OTPs
Flipkart has already done so, and others like Swiggy and ride-sharing apps are about to follow. A key dri...
Startups cutting employee costs
Oyo, Ola, Paytm, Quikr, Zomato and Rivigo have handed out pink slips or are likely to.
India needs to leverage drone lessons from across the globe: Amit Ganjoo
There are plenty of other technologies out there that have the potential to cause far more damage. I worry more about how implementations and frameworks around drones will get fragmented globally, where every nation tries to reinvent the wheel, says Ganjoo.
SoftBank-backed Oyo lays off thousands across India, China
SoftBank-backed Oyo plans to shed another 1,200 in India over the next three to four months, sources said.
Humans of gig economy: The cultural transformation of the delivery agent
The ubiquity of these workers is such that it’s easy to forget that it has been around for less than 5 years.
Car sales dip most in two decades in 2019
Sales of cars and SUVs went into a free fall in 2019, witnessing the biggest decline in over two decades.
Government wants to pay for data, but companies not buying idea
Official says acquisition details of non-personal, anonymous data will be made public; cos raise privacy, IPR concerns. Currently, a separate committee, set up to suggest a framework around non-personal data and led by Infosys co-founder S. (Kris) Gopalakrishnan, is due to lay out terms for sharing of non-personal data between companies.
Mobile users recharging monthly after tariff hikes
It'll take a few months to understand the full impact of the new tariffs. But some big signs are already here.
Wall Street slips from near-record highs in Christmas Eve trade
All three major stock indexes notched all-time closing highs on Monday.
Tech Mahindra announces strategic alliance with mining software company Celonis
According to Tech Mahindra, the joint go-to-market approach will address verticals like Communications, Media & Entertainment, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Retail & CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods), Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Travel, Transportation & Hospitality, Hi Tech & Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, Procurement, Finance Operations.
Startups should be allowed to list outside: Rajan Anandan
There are at least 10 to 20 companies which are ready to get listed if the government enables this, the Sequoia MD said.
Restore 4% export sop: Electronic companies
Representatives from Apple, Uber, Paytm, Wipro, Reliance Jio Infocomm, IIM and ISB, and associations including MAIT and Nasscom attended finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s pre-budget consultations.
With eye on middle class, Uber launches new campaigns for auto, moto
"These are entry-level products in many cities, including the large cities. In many cities, autos and motorbikes are preferred medium of commuting, especially for middle class... Uber Moto and Uber Auto are high-growth categories," she added.
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