Startups and Tech

Why Facebook is suddenly bullish on Indian smartphone consumers

Facebook today has 217 million users in India and advertisers can cash in, as seven in 10 smartphone purchases will be mobile influenced by 2022.

App developers want better revenue cut from Apple

The group, which calls themselves "The Developers Union", detailed their demands in an open letter to the tech giant on Friday.

Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display to launch in India on May 21

The screen size is expected to be 5.8 inches and the screen resolution 720x1480pixels.

Flipkart deal: Azim Premji’s $25 mn investment in Myntra to fetch five-fold returns

PremjilInvest, which had pumped in $25 million in early 2014, will make more than $130 million from its investment.

Apple is bringing accessible coding to schools for blind, deaf

"We created Everyone Can Code because we believe all students deserve an opportunity to learn the language of technology," CEO Tim Cook said.

Crony capitalism in India ended with insolvency code: NITI Aayog CEO

Businesses are losing their empire for not repaying loans because it is going to NCLT, which is bidding it out, Amitabh Kant said.

Zomato appoints former GE executive Sameer Maheshwary as CFO

Sameer Maheshwary has been working with GE since 1999 where he is currently the CFO for South Asia.

Facebook rolls out several India-first features for its stories format

The new features include voice posts and the ability to save photos and videos from the Facebook Camera app without using space on the mobile phone.

Instagram to soon tell users how much time they spend on the app

A code, which is almost hidden in Instagram’s Android app, shows a certain ‘Usage Insights’ feature, which shows users the ‘time spent’.

Droom raises $30 million in Series D funding round led by Toyota Tsusho Corporation

The newly raised funds will be used to make Droom’s ecosystem service tools more scalable and to expand its international presence.