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Walmart puts Amazon on notice with sales beat, rosy outlook

Walmart sailed into the holiday season with stronger-than-expected sales and a boosted full-year outlook, signaling that the world’s largest retailer can more than hold its own against rival Amazon.

Bigbasket eyes $200 m in fresh funding

After successfully raising USD 300 million from Alibaba Group earlier this year, online grocery store Bigbasket now aims to raise up to USD200 million over the next few months, a top company official

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL available with 50 per cent off on BOGO for Black Friday – Check out the best deals

Google is slashing half the price of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL if you buy another for its full cost

Indian banks could be recapitalised with government bonds, says RBI board member

Indian banks could be recapitalised with government bonds, said an independent director on the central bank's board on Thursday, at a time when the Reserve Bank of India and the government are at logg

Pollution-causing rice straws to be transformed into products by IKEA in India

The project, part of the company's 'Better Air Now' initiative, will begin from India and is focussed on New Delhi, Gurugram and Faridabad which are among the world's most air-polluted cities. 

Jio GigaFiber beats Airtel by huge margin in Netflix ISP Speed Index for October in India

Jio GigaFiber was officially announced at the company’s 41st AGM earlier this year while the rollout began in August

Asked employees to use Android only because it’s the most popular OS, clarifies Facebook

Facebook said Zuckerberg's disagreement with Cook is only over the business model

Paytm rolls out Social Community Platform exclusively for women

Paytm's domestic parent company One97 Communications on Thursday introduced a "Social Community Platform" exclusively for women as an interactive social feed, in partnership with an online womens comm

Renewable energy demand by RE100 group companies up 41% in 2017

At present, RE100 has 155 members with a total electricity demand of two countries - Argentina and Portugal - combined and a combined revenue of $4.5 trillion, which is almost 5% of global GDP.

Bad news for PewDiePie fans! India’s T-Series to become most-subscribed YouTube channel

T-Series and YouTube settled in 2011, at which point the video site was hosting popular comedians, like Ray William Johnson and Smosh, as well as proper music videos.

NBFC debt crisis is starting to hit India’s consumers

Karan Dua, an electronics shop owner in south-central Mumbai, placed his hope of crackling sales on Diwali -- the Hindu festival of lights when Indians splurge on everything from clothes to cars and j

WhatsApp may soon let you share contacts without mobile numbers: Here’s how

WhatsApp is also reported to be redesigning the Add Contacts feature that will allow the users to “quickly add contacts” into the app, as well as the phonebook.

Flipkart: How Walmart decided to oust an icon of India’s tech industry

For Binny Bansal, the end of his long run as co-founder of India’s most successful startup came Saturday when he began calling colleagues to say he was done.

Govt to now sell more shares in GIC, New India Assurance one year after IPOs; invites bankers

While GIC made its stock exchange debut in October last year, New India Assurance Co got listed on the stock exchanges in November.

Former IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh appointed CEO of OYO Hotels

Former IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh has been appointed CEO of OYO Hotels for India and South Asia market with effect from 1 December 2018.

Xiaomi pips Samsung to become Indian market leader in Q3: IDC

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi shipped 11.7 million units and became the top brand in the Indian market with 27.3 per cent share in the third quarter this year, with Samsung at second spot, the Inter

Vibrant Gujarat 2019 Summit: First roadshow begins tomorrow in Delhi; key things to know

Vibrant Gujarat 2019 Summit: The Gujarat government will hold the first roadshow in the run up to the ninth edition of the 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit on Friday.

Soon, you can chat with nearby shops on Google Maps: Here’s how

Google is rolling out a capability on Maps that would let users connect with business profiles in the nearby locations, helping them with the opportunity to ask questions while looking for things to d

Why Mark Zuckerberg has asked all Facebook executives to use Android, not Apple phones

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly asked his management team to start using only Android phones. Android is the more popular operating system in many regions outside of the US, including Sout

Google Pixel phones now receiving Night Sight feature for better low-light photography

Google is launching a new feature to the front and rear cameras of all the three generations of their Pixel devices called -- "Night Sight" -- to produce better images when clicked in low-lighting.

YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium now available in seven new markets

YouTube Premium includes Music Premium but adds the full YouTube experience while adding background and offline playback along with exclusive YouTube original series. 

Air India offer: Now, book flight tickets for just Rs 1,000; check routes, other details

Air India offer: In line with other airlines, the government-owned Air India has announced a discount offer under which it is offering flight tickets for as low as Rs 1,000, the airline website said.

Maggi wrapper return offer: Grab 1 free Maggi Noodles packet under Nestlé India’s noble initiative; here’s how

In a bid to curb plastic waste, Nestlé India has launched a ‘MAGGI Wrappers return’ scheme under which Maggi noodles consumers can grab a free Maggi packet. We take a closer look.

ONGC may defer dividend payout this year; says, will buy back govt shares or pay dividend, not both

As part of the disinvestment target, ONGC will have to buy back 3% of the government's shares in the company, for which it needs Rs 4,826 crore. In the last financial year, the explorer had paid inter

Twitter now lets you see top tweets in updated Search tab

Twitter is rolling out an update for iOS users in the US where they can see tweets they care about the most in the search tab via new "sections".

Vodafone Idea Q2 net loss at Rs 4,974 crore, company looking at raising Rs 25,000 crore; to sell its optic fibre network

The company said the figures for revenue, Ebitda and key performance indicators for Q1 and Q2 FY19 are pro-forma figures and presented as if Vodafone Idea was a merged entity from April 1, 2018.

Binani Cement: NCLAT approves UltraTech’s bid

In its 44-page order, the appellate tribunal has noted that the RPPL’s resolution plan discriminated between some of the financial creditors who are equally situated and not balanced the other stake

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