Internet

Amazon Opens Fulfilment Centre in Punjab

Amazon Seller Services (ASSPL) today announced the opening of a fulfilment centre in Doraha on the outskirts of Ludhiana.The centre, spread over 50,000 square feet, is Amazon India’s first fulfilment centre in Punjab, the company said in a statement. Amazon.in now has 12 fulfilment centres operational across nine states in the country covering a total of over one million square ... Read More »

DuckDuckGo Traffic Grew 600 Percent Since NSA Revelations, Says CEO

Privacy oriented search engine DuckDuckGo has been growing exponentially since it became one of the default search options on iOS 8 and a pre-installed search enginein Mozilla Firefox. DuckDuckGo’s traffic page shows how many search queries the search engine receives every day, with a graph marking key events in the company’s nearly seven-year history. According to the graph, Edward Snowden’s ... Read More »

Microsoft Launches ‘Online Store’ on Snapdeal

Microsoft has launched a branded online store with e-commerce major Snapdeal, which will include the “full range” of US-based company’s products, including phones, tablets, PCs and software. To be noted however is that Microsoft is not selling its Xbox One or Xbox 360 consoles on the store. Amazon India will still exclusively retail theXbox One in the country.”We are pleased ... Read More »

The new Zomato for healthcare is helping people figure their way out of the medical maze

The Indian healthcare segment has been growing steadily in the past decade. The introduction of technology-based services has helped increase transparency for people. It has also improved the consistency of available information. Mumbai-based PSTakeCare is one such healthcare initiative. It offers information on doctors and hospitals in the user’s vicinity and allows them to book appointments accordingly. The information available ... Read More »

How data can boost your ecommerce business

The Southeast Asia region is now witnessing a massive penetration of internet services. With over 648 million of citizens, 35% of increase in smartphone usage and up to 1.5% of e-commerce annual growth, online retailers, business start-ups and investors can start tapping into new market opportunities and finding ways to fulfilling the demand of the ever-increasing Asian online shoppers. On ... Read More »

Opera Max Data-Saving App for Android Launched in India

Opera Software’s Opera Max data-saving application for Android devices, after beinglaunched in Europe and the US in February last year, was made available on Tuesday in India and Bangladesh. The app was announced in December last year, and was in private beta until its launch in February. The Opera Max app helps users compress all non-encrypted mobile data being downloaded ... Read More »

Google Maps Now Warns If Your Destination Will Be Closed When You Arrive

Google has updated its Maps app for Android adding another useful feature that will warn users if they are navigating to a place that will already be closed at the estimated time of arrival. The feature can come handy in situations where we search for a nearby destination and end up reaching the place only to see it is closed.The ... Read More »

Mobli Takes on Internet Giants With Event-Based Photo and Video Search

Israeli start-up Mobli Media Inc is taking on Internet giants Google, Facebook andYahoo with an innovative online search tool to find the latest photos and videos across social media, the company said on Monday.Mobli, which is backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and big-name U.S. celebrity investors Leonardo DiCaprio, Serena Williams, Lance Armstrong and Tobey Maguire, has raised more than ... Read More »

MSME Ministry Launches Job Portal for Skilled Workers

The ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises on Monday launched an online portal for job opportunities for skilled workers in the sector and also to help the industry find such manpower.”The ministry has developed this portal where job seekers can find employers and vice-versa, in line with the prime minister’s vision of Digital India, Skill India and Make in ... Read More »