Do Indian Startups Have a Service Problem?

Do Indian Startups Have a Service Problem?

Indians are notorious for being paranoid about spending money online. Few people even have cards to pay online in this country, and fewer still like to use them, which means that cash truly is king. Although a growing cadre of...
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I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

There comes a point in every adult’s life when one stops and thinks: I could really use a personal assistant. I know I could. The Washington Post’s budget, however, doesn’t stretch to provide each reporter with a personal aide. But...
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Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Look at your phone right now, and aside from a few games and media players, you’ll find that most of the apps that are sitting in your storage eating up space are basically containers for the Web. Do we, for...
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Ola, Uber Bike Taxis Seized by Regional Transport Authority in Bengaluru

Ola, Uber Bike Taxis Seized by Regional Transport Authority in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Saturday seized five two-wheeler taxis belonging to app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola for violating the Motor Vehicles Act and operating without requisite permissions. “They (UberMoto and Ola Bike) did not make any applic...
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Amazon Named India’s Most Trusted Online Shopping Brand: TRA

Amazon Named India’s Most Trusted Online Shopping Brand: TRA

World’s largest e-retailer Amazon is India’s most trusted online shopping brand followed by home-grown Snapdeal and Flipkart, a survey said. Other firms to figure in the top 10 trusted online shopping brands are eBay, Myntra, Yepme, Jabong, Naaptol...
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Facebook VP Says Brazil Jailers Treated Him With Respect

Facebook VP Says Brazil Jailers Treated Him With Respect

A Facebook Inc executive who spent about 24 hours in a Brazilian jail this week said authorities treated him with respect and that the incident will not slow the company’s expansion in Brazil. Diego Dzodan, a Facebook vice president based...
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