Online Home Decor Platform LivSpace Raises $8 Million

Bengaluru-based LivSpace announced Tuesday that it has raised $8 Million (roughly Rs. 51 crores) in an internal round of funding. The funds will be used to expand across metros in India, hire... Read more »

Warehouse Automation Robotics Provider GreyOrange Raises $30 Million

Gurgaon-based robotics company GreyOrange has raised $30 million (roughly Rs. 192 crores) in a second strategic round of funding (Series B) led by Tiger Global Management and existing investor Blume Ventures. “We... Read more »

Telecom Commission to Discuss Trai’s Broadband Recommendations

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission will meet on July 14 to discuss the suggestions of sectoral regulator Trai on broadband services that may lead to reduction in landline call rates. The panel may... Read more »

MobiKwik Ties Up With Big Bazaar for Payments

Kishore Biyani-led Big Bazaar and mobile payments platform MobiKwik has inked an exclusive tie-up to allow the retail firm’s customers to pay for purchases using mobile wallet facility. The tie-up will be... Read more »

Isro’s Gagan Satellite-Based Navigation System Launched

India on Monday launched its satellite-based air navigation services, thereby joining a select league comprising the US, Europe Union (EU) and Japan which have similar systems. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju... Read more »

40 Million Online Shoppers in India by 2016

Online shoppers are expected to increase from 20 million in 2013 to 40 million in 2016, as an additional  200 million Indians will access the Internet in the next  three years, with... Read more »

Experts Doubt Technical Feasibility of Child Porn Ban

The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it wanted to ban child pornography websites, but expressed its inability to go beyond that and don the role of moral police. Addressing... Read more »

Fino PayTech to Facilitate Offline Payments

Payments technology solution provider Fino PayTech Monday said it has tied up with online travel portal Yatra.com to provide online ticket booking service to migrants, rural women and low income households. The... Read more »

Sundar Pichai Is New Google CEO as Search Giant Forms Parent Company ‘Alphabet’

Google unveiled a surprise corporate reorganization Monday, forming a new parent company dubbed Alphabet that will include the Internet search unit as one of several entities. Google chief executive Larry Page announced... Read more »

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo Join Effort to Curb Child Sex Abuse

Major US Internet firms have joined an effort to curb the spread of images of sex abuse of children, organisers said Monday. The Internet Watch Foundation said Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and... Read more »