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Swiggy, Zomato revive merger talks as threat from Amazon, Uber Eats looms

BUSINESS

Swiggy, Zomato revive merger talks as threat from Amazon, Uber Eats looms

Key investors in both companies have held discussions in recent weeks about a possible merger, and the talks are still at a very early stage, sources said. Still, the investors are coming round to the view that combining forces is an attractive option, but the devil could be in the details.

Exclusive: Facebook to not allow political ads that target users' religion, caste

BUSINESS

Exclusive: Facebook to not allow political ads that target users' religion, caste

Political parties will not be able to place advertisements based on voters’ caste or religion.

Uber strengthens India push with $250-million investment

BUSINESS

Uber strengthens India push with $250-million investment

Ride-hailing business, Uber Eats will benefit from the investment that was approved on October 29.

Exclusive: Google India appoints former Star and Disney head Sanjay Gupta as new Country Manager

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Exclusive: Google India appoints former Star and Disney head Sanjay Gupta as new Country Manager

Gupta played an important role in making it the country’s largest media company.

WhatsApp breach: NSO meet police commissioners to sell spyware, says TMC's Mahua Moitra

BUSINESS

WhatsApp breach: NSO meet police commissioners to sell spyware, says TMC's Mahua Moitra

The Trinamool leader expresses concern over the abscence of a data protection law to guard citizens against unwarranted surveillance.

Exclusive | WhatsApp says its encryption works fine, swipes at Google and Apple

TECHNOLOGY

Exclusive | WhatsApp says its encryption works fine, swipes at Google and Apple

The wholesale compromise of infected phones by Pegasus came to light after Facebook sued NSO Group in a US court. More than 1,400 phones and devices have apparently fallen victim globally, with 121 of them in India, with the main targets being human rights activists, journalists and lawyers.

Freshworks valued at $3.5 billion in $150 million fund-raise from Google, Sequoia, Accel

BUSINESS

Freshworks valued at $3.5 billion in $150 million fund-raise from Google, Sequoia, Accel

Freshworks could raise more funds before listing its shares by 2021.

Govt reaffirms need for tracing WhatsApp messages after phone-hacking row

BUSINESS

Govt reaffirms need for tracing WhatsApp messages after phone-hacking row

The Pegasus breach has made it all the more important to go for traceability of content on WhatsApp, government officials say.

Twitter India to inform political parties, leaders about ad-ban decision

BUSINESS

Twitter India to inform political parties, leaders about ad-ban decision

Political ads account for only 2 percent of Twitter India’s annual revenue of $40 million , sources say.

Uber Money to launch in India in summer next year

BUSINESS

Uber Money to launch in India in summer next year

The cab-hailing company plans to provide a UPI-based full-stack payments and credit offering to its riders and drivers.

Amazon ups the game, pumps in $630 million in India businesses

BUSINESS

Amazon ups the game, pumps in $630 million in India businesses

Amazon Pay, Amazon Retail and Amazon Sellers to get the fund boost.

Exclusive: Shuttl to raise $42 million from Toyota, others

BUSINESS

Exclusive: Shuttl to raise $42 million from Toyota, others

After the latest round of funding, the bus aggregator will be valued at $213 million.

Govt may ask fraud office or Registrar of Companies to investigate Infosys

BUSINESS

Govt may ask fraud office or Registrar of Companies to investigate Infosys

If the government decides to go ahead with a probe, it will become a major distraction for India’s second-largest software services company, which is already being investigated by SEBI and SEC.

Ola exodus continues, 6 top executives leave international operations

BUSINESS

Ola exodus continues, 6 top executives leave international operations

Six senior executives of the Uber rival have resigned from in the UK, Australia and New Zealand

Govt concerned over TikTok content, intermediary status

BUSINESS

Govt concerned over TikTok content, intermediary status

TikTok puts watermark on some videos, while others don’t have it.

Ola sees more key exits: Pranav Tiwari, Sarmad Nazki resign

BUSINESS

Ola sees more key exits: Pranav Tiwari, Sarmad Nazki resign

Ola Engineering head Pranav Tiwari and Ola Electric head of finance Nazki leave the startup.

How India made Alexa intelligent, and what does its future look like

BUSINESS

How India made Alexa intelligent, and what does its future look like

From home to car to office, Amazon wants Alexa to be everywhere without intruding in your lives.

Exclusive | Flipkart to enter food retail with Farmermart, readies Rs 2,500cr war chest

BUSINESS

Exclusive | Flipkart to enter food retail with Farmermart, readies Rs 2,500cr war chest

Through Flipkart Farmermart, the e-commerce company will operate a full-fledged food retail business, including its own private label, a grocery supply chain and even open stores

Ola Co-Founder Ankit Bhati 'distances' himself from day-to-day operations

BUSINESS

Ola Co-Founder Ankit Bhati 'distances' himself from day-to-day operations

Ankit Bhati and Bhavish Agarwal co-founded Ola in 2010, the former has been the company's chief technology officer.

Loaded with $500mn, Amazon to take on Zomato & Swiggy

BUSINESS

Loaded with $500mn, Amazon to take on Zomato & Swiggy

To be launched around Diwali, restaurant commissions to be key battleground

Won’t be surprised if Amazon becomes the largest marketplace by Diwali-end: Amit Agarwal

BUSINESS

Won’t be surprised if Amazon becomes the largest marketplace by Diwali-end: Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal is the Global Senior VP and Country Head of Amazon India.

Hyundai-Kia investment in Ola runs into CCI hurdle

BUSINESS

Hyundai-Kia investment in Ola runs into CCI hurdle

While absence of paperwork is the ostensible reason for the application running into trouble, sources said CCI is concerned about the competitive impact of car companies investing in ride-hailing apps

Flipkart CEO on Big Billion Days: It is not about discounts but about giving the best value to customer

BUSINESS

Flipkart CEO on Big Billion Days: It is not about discounts but about giving the best value to customer

Kalyan Krishnamurthy opens up for the first time on how Big Billion Day started, lessons from Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead and what he strives for.

Amazon’s move into Indian agriculture and health signals coming transformation

BUSINESS

Amazon’s move into Indian agriculture and health signals coming transformation

AWS’ Teresa Carlson plans an innovation centre for agriculture, and use machine learning to ensure health services reach the underserved.

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