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EBay picks 5.5% stake in India’s Paytm Mall

EBay said today it is buying a 5.5% stake in e-commerce marketplace Paytm Mall as the global firm makes another push to gain in India’s fast-growing e-commerce market. The two firms did not disclose

India’s most popular services are becoming super apps

Truecaller, an app that helps users screen strangers and robocallers, will soon allow users in India, its largest market, to borrow up to a few hundred dollars. The crediting option will be the fourth

Chinese app developers have invaded India

If you’ve conquered China, then India — the world’s second-largest country based on population — is the obvious next port of call, and that’s exactly what has happened in

New e-commerce restrictions in India just ruined Christmas for Amazon and Walmart

The Indian government is playing the role of festive party pooper for Walmart and Amazon after it announced new regulations that look set to impede the U.S. duo’s efforts to grow their businesse

Sequoia wraps up new $695M fund for India and Southeast Asia

Sequoia has announced the close of its newest fund for India and Southeast Asia. The firm has raised $695 million for this fund, which is its fifth since it expanded into India 12 years ago. Reports

Flipkart’s on-off-on-off-on-off deal to acquire Snapdeal is now officially dead

What a difference a week makes. Less than seven days after Flipkart’s much-rumored acquisition of Snapdeal appeared to be nearing completion following months of speculation, the deal has offici

Flipkart is all set to buy rival Snapdeal in major Indian e-commerce consolidation

The long running saga over the future of Indian e-commerce firm Snapdeal may be close to a conclusion at last. The company has been repeatedly linked with an acquisition by rival Flipkart, and now a d

Crunch Report | Apple’s New Campus Will Open in April

Apple's new campus will open in April, never-ending turnover at Twitter, Instagram adds a carousel feature and Snapdeal to lay off 500-600 people. All this on Crunch Report.

India’s Snapdeal to lay off 500-600 as it battles Flipkart and Amazon

Snapdeal, one of India’s big online marketplaces connecting sellers of a range of goods with consumers looking to buy them, is feeling the pinch of competition from Flipkart, Amazon and a host

Alibaba posts record growth as mobile revenue tops desktop for first time

Alibaba saw record revenue growth in Q2 2016 as the company's Chinese retail marketplaces surged and revenue from its users on mobile overtook that of desktops for the first time.

Alibaba secures $3B loan to finance more investments and acquisitions

It looks like Alibaba is in the mood for more acquisitions. The company's recent investment spree -- which includes the ongoing $3.5 billion purchase of Youku Tudou and new stakes in Groupon, PayTM an

Snapdeal Raises $200M More To Fuel Up For India’s Ongoing E-Commerce Battle

Snapdeal, India's second largest e-commerce site, has pulled in $200 million in new funding via an investment led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

PepperTap Lands $36M To Expand Its Grocery Delivery Service To 75 Cities In India

PepperTap, a nine-month-old grocery delivery service in India, has closed its third round of investment this year after announcing a $36 million raise.

How Legal Immigration Failed Silicon Valley

Twelve years after filing for U.S. residency, I finally took the oath of citizenship in a quaint suburban theater, having spent seven of those prime entrepreneurship years mired in the Green Card queu

Snapdeal Confirms $500M Investment From Alibaba, SoftBank and Foxconn

Indian e-commerce platform Snapdeal has confirmed that it received $500 million of funding from three of Asia’s largest tech companies: Alibaba, Foxconn, and SoftBank. Returning investors Temasek, B

Snapdeal Will Invest $100M In Its Research Arm Over The Next Three Years

Snapdeal, one of India’s largest e-commerce companies, will spend $100 million over the next three years on its Bengaluru-based research and development center. Called the Multimedia Research Lab, t

Snapdeal, One Of India’s Largest E-Commerce Players, Reportedly Gets $500M From Alibaba, Foxconn And SoftBank

Snapdeal, one of India’s biggest e-commerce companies, has scooped up $500 million in funding from Alibaba, Foxconn and SoftBank, according to Re/code. The Wall Street Journal first reported in J

India’s Snapdeal, Intex Seek An Android Alternative

Finnish smartphone OS startup Jolla has inked the first licensing deal for its Android alternative Sailfish OS, some three years after starting out on a grand plan to save the in-house OS Nokia was ab

Microsoft Opens A Branded Store On Indian E-Commerce Platform Snapdeal

Microsoft has launched its own branded store on Snapdeal, one of India's top e-commerce sites, as it aims to grow its share of the country's fast-growing mobile market.

Indian E-commerce Giant Snapdeal Acquires MartMobi To Build Its Mobile Platform

Snapdeal, one of the largest e-commerce players in India, has snapped up MartMobi for an undisclosed amount. Based in Hyderabad, Martmobi helped vendors build mobile apps and sites. Snapdeal said the
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