Amid Fake News Menace And Data Privacy Issues, Facebook’s India Story Is Still Booming

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Task Cut Out For Rishad Premji

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InMobi wins over China, where Facebook, Google failed

Global technology giants Google and Facebook may not have succeeded in penetrating the China market, but InMobi, a Bengaluru-based start-up which competes with these tech giants in the data-driven mobile advertising space, is betting big on the world’s most populous country, where it has…

Mukesh Ambani Sets Out To Dominate Digital India

For all the publicity blitz accompanying Mukesh Ambani’s $30bn charge into the digital economy, the details of his long-term strategy remain a closely guarded secret. Mr Ambani’s Reliance Jio venture has upended India’s telecom sector, devastating the profits of incumbent operators…

Indian IT Looks Homeward As Digital Transformation Kicks In

Exports-focused Indian IT services firms have stepped up focus on the typically smaller footprint domestic market, driven by Indian companies transforming their business using digital technology and as the government moves to use technology to improve governance. In the past…

Respite From Pesky Calls, Messages: Airtel Awards Pan-India Blockchain Deal To IBM

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Vishal Sikka’s Vian Systems Raises $50 Million In Funding

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Chinese Dating App Tantan Doubles Its User Base Every Three Months In India

Tantan, a Chinese dating application that was launched in India last year, says it is doubling its user base every three months in the country, as it plans to take on Tinder in one of the world’s largest online dating markets. Tantan,…

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia at Dimension Data CXBR 2019

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia as Keynote Speaker at Dimension Data Customer Experience Roundtable (CXBR) 2019 on May 8, 2019 (Mumbai, India) and May 9, 2019 (Bengaulru, India). Sanchit will be talking about how organisations can deliver superior customer experience. Here's a quick quote…

India Has Added Two New Tech Unicorns In Just The Last Month

2019 is turning out to be great for Indian internet ventures. It’s not even mid-way into the year, and the country has already seen two internet firms achieve unicorn valuations, and at least one more is close to the milestone.…

Vodafone-Idea, IBM Deal Set To Exceed USD 1 Bn

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) is believed to have finalised a new $700-800 million (Rs4,900 crore-5,600 crore) five-year technology outsourcing contract with IBM, a deal that is expected to contribute a major part to the Rs8,400 crore annual opex savings that…

Vodafone-Idea, IBM Set To Seal $700-800 Million 5-year IT Outsourcing Deal

Vodafone Idea is believed to have finalised a new $700-800 million (Rs4,900 crore-5,600 crore) five-year technology outsourcing contract with IBM, a deal that is expected to contribute a major part to the Rs8,400 crore annual opex savings that the telecom…

Episode 2: #GreyhoundTV #DoubleDecaff – IBM Announces Sydney Multi-Zone Region

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Theft Case May Leave Brand TCS Bruised

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Episode 1: #GreyhoundTV #DoubleDecaff – AWS Launches New Region in Hong Kong

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Unprofitable WhatsApp May Hit Facebook’s Profitable Apps: Mark Zuckerberg

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An India-China Trade War? Modi Fans The Flames Of Boycott Calls

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Accenture’s Acquisition Of Droga5 Gives It An Edge In Consultative Sales

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Wipro Loses Nike SAP Maintenance Project

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Rajan Anandan Quits Google India, To Join Sequoia India As MD

Rajan Anandan, who led Google’s operations in India and South-East Asia, is leaving the company to join Sequoia Capital India. Anandan, who had an eight-year stint at Alphabet Inc.’s Google, will become managing director at Sequoia Capital India, the venture capital…

Rahul Gandhi’s Promise On Ease Of Doing Business Is Election Rhetoric At Best; Implementation Is Key

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Tech Mahindra At Work On Larger Bench Of Executives For Key Roles

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India’s InMobi Ramps Up Ad Challenge To Google And Facebook

Low-profile Indian tech company InMobi aims to take advantage of the headwinds facing Google and Facebook to grab a bigger share of the nearly $140 billion market for online advertising. The Bangalore-based company, which brings together advertisers and app developers,…

No Walkover: Spotify Faces Tough Competition From Amazon, Apple Apps

Within a week of its launch in India, international music streaming platform Spotify made headlines by clocking one million users. While it is late to the party — Apple Music, Amazon Music and Google Play Music have been around, along with long-standing Indian players…

Spotify Had No Choice But To Offer An Excellent Free Service In India

It might be late to the party, but the Swedish music streaming app Spotify is trying really hard to make up for the lost time in India. The Stockholm-based company launched in the country yesterday (Feb. 27) with freebies and…

Who Wins And Who Loses If India’s Draft eCommerce Rules Are Implemented

In proposing to tighten the rules around e-commerce, India is both offering respite and ruffling feathers in equal measure. The draft e-commerce policy released by the Modi government on Feb. 23 is poised to shake up the country’s nearly $40 billion (around Rs2.8 lakh crore) online…

E-commerce Policy Draft: DPIIT Digs Heels On Data Localisation

Following the ‘data is oil’ argument often used by businesses, the latest e-commerce policy draft focuses on different aspects of data localisation, while also seeking to establish data as an economic resource, said experts. The government has made its intent to regulate…

Will New Online Shopping Rules in India Hit Your Cashback Wallets?

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WhatsApp Business: How Companies Are Using App To Cut Costs And Communicate Better

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Sanchit Vir Gogia on Mint Digital Innovation Summit 2019 Emerging Technology Awards Jury

Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Research is part of the esteemed jury panel along with other industry leaders, who are evaluating and judging the Mint Digital Innovation Summit 2019 Emerging Technology Awards. About the Summit: The first edition of the Mint…