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PE investments deal tally at USD 11.5 bn in January-July: Thornton 17.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
Real estate, e commerce and pharma also attracted investments of over USD 100 million.
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Paytm Mall targets USD 10 billion annual gross sales by March 2019 17.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
Paytm E-Commerce, which runs the online marketplace, achieved USD 3.5 billion in annualized gross sales in June 2018.
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Nokia 6.1 price in India slashed ahead of Nokia 6.1 Plus launch on August 21 17.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Ahead of the Nokia 6.1 Plus India launch, HMD Global has slashed the price of Nokia 6.1. The smartphone was first launched as the Nokia 6 (2018) in April for 16,999 for the 3GB RAM variant. A month later in May, the company also launched the 4GB RAM variant with a price tag of Rs 18,999. Now after the Rs 1,500 price drop on both Nokia 6.1 variants, they will be available for Rs 15,499 and Rs 17,499 respectively. HMD Global has already started selling the two devices at reduced price via its official online store in India. Having said that, you might get these phones at an even lower price on some e-commerce website or in offline market. Nokia 6.1 offers With Nokia 6.1, the company is offering flat 25 percent instant discount on Makemytrip, Rs 2,000 cashback from Airtel on subsequent recharges, 12-month accidental damage insurance by Servify on opening Kotak 811 savings account, and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs 1,000. Additionally, there are no-cost EMI options, and free Airtel TV till ...
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Get serious on data privacy 17.8.2018 Opinion | The Asian Age
The only way is for the government to strictly regulate new age tech czars.
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Transforming Higher Education System 17.8.2018 Commentary – The Navhind Times
AMIT KAPOOR Even as India just celebrated its 71st Independence Day, concerns over honing its human capital come to the fore. These must be addressed if the nation is to seize the opportunity offered by a demographic dividend for sustainable and inclusive digital growth. The growing working population, which is expected to increase by 1.3 ...
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Not Flipkart, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance can become Amazon's bigges... 16.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Not Flipkart, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance can become Amazon's bigges...
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Walmart India activates UPI on its B2B e-commerce platform 16.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
UPI is in addition to various other payment modes such as credit card, debit card, net banking and e-wallets.
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You can now teach Alexa to speak Hindi, Marathi and other local Indian languages 16.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
Users can now teach Alexa -- Amazon's digital assistant -- local Indian languages like Hindi, Marathi and Bengali, with the e-commerce giant today announcing a new skill aimed at improving Alexa's speech recognition. The artificial intelligence-powered Alexa -- which competes with virtual assistants like Apple's Siri and Google Assistant -- currently engages with users in English. "Alexa gets smarter every day and now customers in India can help Alexa learn Hindi, and other Indian languages, using the new Cleo skill," Amazon said in a statement. Cleo lets users share more information about Indian languages and culture with Alexa by talking to her. "Using Cleo, customers can respond to Alexa's English statements in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Kannada, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati and other Indian languages. The more they use Cleo, the more it will improve Alexa's speech recognition and natural language understanding in the long term," it said.  Amazon said the process of creating new languages for Alexa benefits ...
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Xiaomi Redmi 5A to go on sale today in India; will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com 16.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will go on sale today at 12PM on e-commerce portal Flipkart and Mi.com. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A for the 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs 5,999 while the 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs 6,999. It will be available in Blue, Gold, Grey and Rose Gold colour variants.  Flipkart is also offering 10 percent discount to customers on Axis Bank Buzz cards. Additionally, if you purchase the device from Mi.com, you are entitled to receive 3 months of free Hungama Music subscription and Rs 2,200 cashback from Jio as well.  In terms of specifications, the smartphone features a 5-inch HD display with a 1280 x 720 resolution. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, paired with 2GB/3GB RAM. The smartphone will be available in 16GB and 32GB internal storage variants, and can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. Running Android Nougat with MIUI 9 on top, the Redmi 5A comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with LED ...
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Samsung accounted for half of premium smartphones sold in H1 16.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
South Korea's mobile firm Samsung has topped the charts in the premium smartphone segment – priced at over Rs 30,000 – accounting for 50 % of this market during the first half of this year. One in two premium smartphones shipped in the first half of 2018 belongs to Samsung, according to data from CyberMedia Research (CMR). Chinese brand OnePlus captured 25% market share while Apple had 22% share in premium smartphone segment during the same period. The category, though small, is driven by aspirational, tech-savvy millennials and will continue to grow significantly, Prabhu Ram, head –industry intelligence group, CMR, told DNA Money. According to our estimates, 90% millennials and other professionals seek speed and agility while making their next smartphone purchase and for this demographic, technology is critical for getting things done, he said. Samsung's partnerships with telcos and e-commerce players along with aggressive promotional push with cash back offer and exchange benefits and their flagship S9 ...
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Draft policy expects e-commerce platforms to store data locally 15.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
The draft policy recommends strengthening regulatory vigilance for payments system.
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Users can now teach Alexa to speak Hindi, local Indian languages 15.8.2018 PTI: All news
Users can now teach Alexa to speak Hindi, local Indian languages
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will now be available via open sale in India 13.8.2018 DNA: Money
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will now be available via an open sale in India via e-commerce portal Flipkart and Mi.com. The 4GB RAM variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at Rs 14,999 while the 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 16,999. It will be available in Black, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants. Similar to the Redmi Note 5, the Note 5 Pro has a full-screen display. It is powered by a Snapdragon 636 processor along with a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera setup and a 20MP front facing camera with Sony IMX376 sensor. Xiaomi is said to use pixel binning and Beautify 4.0 to ensure perfect selfies. Both smartphones include connectivity features such as dual-SIM 4G VoLTE capability, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. A 4000mAh battery completes the package. Xiaomi has also begun pushing the MIUI 10 China Developer ROM for the Redmi Note 5 Pro which includes an option to record 1080p video in 60fps. The update adds the ability to capture Full HD videos at up to 60fps. At the moment, feature is not ...
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It's happening: Robots replace waiters in a restaurant in China 13.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low, mechanical tones, "Enjoy your meal." The futuristic restaurant concept is the latest initiative in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's push to modernise service and retail in a country where robotics and artificial intelligence are increasingly being integrated into commerce. Raising efficiency and lowering labour costs are the objectives at Alibaba's "Robot.He" diners, where waiters have been replaced by robots about the size of microwave ovens, which roll around the dining room on table-high runways. "In Shanghai, a waiter costs up to 10,000 yuan ($1,500) per month. That's hundreds of thousands in cost every year. And two shifts of people are needed," said Cao Haitao, the Alibaba product manager who developed the concept. "But we don't need two shifts for robots and they are on duty every day." The diners are attached to Alibaba's new Hema chain of ...
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Walmart-Flipkart deal: CCI says discounting practice 'already pre... 12.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Walmart-Flipkart deal: CCI says discounting practice 'already pre...
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Malls becoming entertainment cum shopping centres due to online market 12.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
Certain online retailers are partnering with offline shopping centres and stores offering 'buy online and pick at store' facility.
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Walmart-Flipkart deal: CCI says no bar on it to probe discounting practice 12.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
In its detailed order clearing the deal, the CCI has said it is "not likely" to have an appreciable adverse effect on competition in India.
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NAA's directive on audit of e-commerce cos stuck over jurisdiction issue 12.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
It is not technically feasible for DG Audit to scrutinise books of all e-commerce companies.
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NEDFi celebrates 23rd foundation day 12.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
NEDFi celebrates 23rd foundation day
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Prabhu asks officials to hold another round of consultations on draft e-commerce policy 12.8.2018 PTI: All news
Prabhu asks officials to hold another round of consultations on draft e-commerce policy
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