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Tata Group to foray into online grocery with acquisition of Gurgaon-based GrocerMax

Post the acquisition, GrocerMax will shut down its business in Gurgaon because Tata's grocery business is not present in North India.

History of the smartphone camera: How an accessory became the USP of every mobile phone

The origin of a camera on a smartphone seems to have been with the intention of just providing an additional feature in the phone

Hug Innovations raises $5 million at TiE Hyderabad's Guardian Angel Live Instant Funding

The Hyd-based startup will use the funds to build four different application areas - fitness, virtual reality, industrial automation and drones.

Can Aadhaar-based attendance solve the issue of faculty and employee absenteeism?

While the govt has built an Aadhaar-based attendance system for its employees, startups like Syntizen are tapping into this space too, to help corporates and institutions.

Nearly 1000 Uber India employees sign global petition asking ousted CEO Travis to return

Employees feel that his resignation as a CEO is a bad idea where business and growth is concerned.

Flipkart-Snapdeal merger hits snag as smaller investors object to differential payments

PremjiInvest sent a letter to Snapdeal objecting to the $90 million to be paid to its early shareholders and founders.

Zopo Speed X launched with Indian-built AI assistant Niki and dual camera

The Niki chatbot listens to various commands and can fetch you services like movie tickets, make travel arrangements or hail a cab.

Healthcare startup Practo under tax authority scanner for possible tax evasion

IT department sought explanations for wide discrepancies between different company valuations conducted just a month apart in 2014.

Reliance Jio beats Huawei to become the most favoured 4G data card vendor in India

Reliance Jio’s market share grew from 12% in first half of FY17 to 77% in the second half due to its free data services.

After Judy, a new malware ‘Xavier’ infects 800 apps in Google Play Store

Xavier is said to steal and leak a user's information silently.