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Thu, Apr 19 2018. 09 00 PM IST
In a letter to shareholders early on 19 April, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos cited data from market analytics firms comScore and SimilarWeb to highlight Amazon’s dominance in India. He also pointed to data from analytics firm App Annie to highlight that the company’s mobile shopping app was the most downloaded shopping app in India last year
Tue, Apr 10 2018. 08 12 PM IST
Ola is also exploring possibility of setting up an independent food-tech start-up as part of a plan to have a group company-like structure similar to that of Flipkart. Apart from its core cab hailing business and Foodpanda, Ola has a payments business called Ola Money. It also bought public transportation app Ridlr last week for an undisclosed amount. Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal is considering ways to have independent assets that can together increase Ola’s valuation. Ola’s inspiration is Flipkart, whose ownership of Myntra and Jabong as well as PhonePe has made it more attractive to investors.
Thu, Apr 05 2018. 08 52 PM IST
While Messenger conversations are private, Facebook scans them and uses the same tools to prevent abuse there that it does on the social network more generally. Facebook has been under scrutiny in recent weeks over how it handles users’ private data and the revelation struck a nerve. Messenger doesn’t use the data from the scanned messages for advertising, the company said, but the policy may extend beyond what Messenger users expect. Facebook is on the defensive after revelations that private information from about 50 million users wound up in the hands of political ad-data firm Cambridge Analytica without their consent.
Thu, Apr 05 2018. 06 16 PM IST
Paytm will kick off its mutual fund distribution business by the end of April with the launch of a mutual fund app, which will offer investors products from 12 of the 15 largest AMCs in the first phase. Paytm aims to emulate the success of Reliance Jio, whose entry shook up India’s telecom market, in the mutual fund distribution business. Nearly half of Paytm’s transactions occur in small towns. According to the Association of Mutual Funds of India, only 28% of individual investors’ assets in mutual funds come from “beyond the top 15”, towns, as of February, up from 25% in 2017.
Thu, Sep 08 2016. 08 53 AM IST
Ben Bajarin, analyst at Creative Strategies, and Horace Dediu, founder of Asymco, discuss Nintendo releasing Super Mario Run in Apple’s App Store in December. This is the first time the franchise is appearing on a smartphone