Flipkart eyes groceries, online furniture business

​In a bid to expand its product portfolio, major online store Flipkart plans to enter the groceries space and also make a renewed push in the online furniture business space. The latest steap is being taken in order to take on the global giant Amazon.com in a burgeoning Indian market. Flipkart Chief Executive Binny Bansal
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Facebook goes hyperlocal in India with services site

Facebook’s entry in the segment puts tremendous pressure on hyperlocal services such as UrbanClap, QuikrServices, Housejoy and Zimmber Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has quietly introduced a local services site in India that helps customers discover the best-rated service providers around them. From plumbers to spas, from event planners to pet services, the services are
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RogerVoice – The ear for the deafs

With RogerVoice, Deaf People Can Make Their First Phone Calls This is where technology shines —RogerVoice is not yet another   Uber for X. It will potentially help millions of hard-of-hearing people by letting them make phone calls. Some of them might even make their first phone call through the app. To do this, RogerVoice subtitles phone
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Yahoo acquires Indian startup BookPad

Yahoo has acquired Bookpad, whose flagship product Docspad, enables document embedding, annotations and editing in enterprise applications. The Bangalore based startup has built an end to end document handling technology for the cloud. Bookpad’s Docspad is different from Google docs as it integrates with several other applications (via API) and is a good fit for corporates
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Google offers $100,000 cloud credit for startups

Qualified startups will also get tech support via Google Cloud Platform for Startups Looking for more success stories to add to its portfolio, Google has assembled a starter package to help startup businesses ramp up operations with free Google Cloud Platform services. Startups that qualify will get a $100,000 credit for Google Cloud Platform services, along with
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