Tag Archives: India

Motorola Smartphones Available With ‘Inaugural’ Discounts on Amazon India

Motorola India shortly after making the Moto X Force, Moto G (Gen 3), and Moto G Turbo Edition available via Amazon India has now brought more devices to the e-commerce retailer. The Moto E (Gen 2) 4G and new Moto 360 smartwatch will now be also available via Amazon India, which is now providing inaugural offers on all the devices ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Customer Engagement Platform, Gym Aggregator, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed and late stage investments in Indian startups engaged in industrial robotics, fashion e-commerce, customer engagement, online test preparation, and fitness discovery. Momark Noida-based Momark Services, a mobile app-based customer engagement platform and mobile wallet aggregator, has raised a pre Series-A funding of $600,000 (roughly Rs. 4 crores) led by YourNest Angel Fund. Kolkata-based LNB ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Baby Care Portal, Home Rental Aggregator, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles investments in Indian startups engaged in thematic investments, mom and baby care, real estate, vocational training, and marketing tech. Tauro Wealth Bengaluru-based thematic stock market investments platform Tauro Wealth has reportedly raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from TracxnLabs and a few angel investors. Incorporated in 2015 and currently in preview mode, the startup ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: An Aerial Drone Startup, Loan Marketplace, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed investments in Indian startups engaged in restaurant deal discovery, business loan marketplaces, drone startups, fashion apps, broker-free rental aggregators, and more. PocketIn Delhi-based Pocketin, a four month old startup that provides a mobile app to discover deals and book tables at restaurants has raised its seed round of $150,000 (roughly Rs. 1.03 crores) from ... Read More »

Jabong Appoints Former eBay India Head Muralikrishnan B as COO

Online fashion store Jabong Friday announced the appointment of Muralikrishnan B, former eBay India country manager, and senior e-commerce and consumer Internet executive, as the company’s chief operating officer. This is the fourth top-level hiring at Jabong in three months, even as Sanjeev Mohanty took over as chief executive in December 2015. “We are at an exciting phase of evolution ... Read More »

Uber India Mulls Launching Own Payment Wallet Service

Cab aggregator Uber Wednesday said it is evaluating options to have its own payment wallet as it finds the two-factor authentication system imposed by RBI “cumbersome” for riders while making payments through credit or debit cards. Amit Jain, the President of Uber India also said the app-based taxi service provider may also launch UberPool and UberCommute in some of the ... Read More »

Google Maps Now Lets You Add Pit Stops on Your Trips in India

Google India has added nifty little feature to its Maps application that will now let you take fewer long detours. The search giant will now let users search for and add an extra stop on your route without having to exit the navigation mode. It had begun rolling out the pit stop feature starting with the US back in October ... Read More »

Lyf Flame 1, Lyf Wind 6 Dual-SIM 4G Smartphones Launched in India

Reliance Digital earlier this month listed its entry-level Lyf-branded smartphone, the Flame 1, on its website. The company on Sunday officially launched the smartphone along with a new Lyf Wind 6 (seen above) smartphone as well. While the Lyf Flame 1 is priced at Rs. 6,490, the Lyf Wind 6 costs Rs. 7,090 at the Reliance Digital website. The handsets ... Read More »

LG G5 India Launch Confirmed for Next Quarter

LG on Friday announced that it will launch the G5 flagship smartphone in India in the next quarter. The LG G5 has already wowed critics and users alike with its innovative removable battery and modular design, which expand the phone’s functionality. The modules or add-ons are called the LG Friends, meant to signify the companion devices that can be attached ... Read More »

Moto X Force Now Available Offline via Retail Stores in India

Motorola on Thursday announced that its recently launched smartphones with shatterproof screen – the Moto X Force, is now available with 400 retail stores in India. The smartphone was until now available to buy online from Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal for Rs. 49,999. Some of the physical retail stores where the Moto X Force (Review) will be reaching are Croma, ... Read More »