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  • Shreya Singhal, who got Sec 66A of IT Act scrapped, backs the fight for net neutrality 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As support for net neutrality increases with each passing day, even Shreya Singhal, who filed the petition against Section 66A of Information Technology Act which led the Supreme Court scrapping it, believes the proposal by some telecom operators to allow preferential access to some websites and apps is...
  • Asus Zenfone 2 listed on Flipkart ahead of official launch on April 23 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Asus, which is all set to launch the much-waited Zenfone 2 in India on April 23, now has a Zenfone 2 page up on e-commerce site Flipkart.com. The page teasing the arrival of the phone asks users to register to "stay up-to-date with the launch". "You will be...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4 gets a price cut of Rs 2,000; available now at Rs 17,999 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After selling the Mi 4 at a discount of Rs 2,000 during its Mi Fan festival early this month, Xiaomi has now decided to permanently slash the price of the flagship Mi 4 by the same amount. "The Mi 4 16GB will now go for Rs 17,999, and...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night 5 days ago

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • Cleartrip pulls out of Internet.org, supports net neutrality 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after e-commerce major Flipkart walked out from Airtel Zero, online travel services provider Cleartrip on Wednesday pulled out of Facebook- and Reliance Communications-promoted platform Internet.org amid raging debate over Net neutrality. Stating that it is "time to draw a line in the sand" Cleartrip said on micro...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • After net neutrality protests Flipkart pulls out of Airtel Zero 6 days ago

    Following a huge backlash on social media over its decision to partner with Airtel for Airtel Zero, e-commerce giant Flipkart has now pulled out of the program. The decision from Flipkart comes in the wake of growing protests against net neutrality abuse. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports 6 days ago

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • Watch: Kushan Mitra talk about net neutrality 6 days ago

    "The entire backlash got from a majority of people, internet users to buy stuff on Flipkart is what persuaded Flipkart to take this stand. Becasue at the end of the day money talks and 3000 people who have signed up on the internet stop buying from Flipkart that effects their...
  • Airtel attempts to clear misconceptions about Zero platform after Flipkart walks away from the deal 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Telecom major Airtel said it fully supports the concept of net-neutrality and its 'Airtel Zero' platform is open to all on non-discriminatory basis. The comments follow e-commerce major Flipkart's decision to "walk away" from its proposed tie-up with Airtel that has been at the centre of a raging debate...
  • No deal signed for Airtel Zero as it violated net neutrality: Flipkart 1 week ago

    Caught in the debate over net neutrality, Flipkart on Tuesday ended its deal with Airtel for its 'Airtel Zero' pack. Speaking over the agreement, Flipkart CEO-Commerce Mukesh Bansal said, "we want an open and democratic internet. We never signed any deal for Airtel Zero as we realised that in the...
  • Flipkart pulls out of Airtel Zero amidst net neutrality protests 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Following a huge backlash on social media over its decision to partner with Airtel for Airtel Zero, e-commerce giant Flipkart has now pulled out of the program. The decision from Flipkart comes in the wake of growing protests against net neutrality abuse. Flipkart, in an emailed statement, said, "We...
  • Indians rally for Internet freedom, send over 1 lakh emails to TRAI for net neutrality April 13, 2015

    The Internet is under threat in India as telecom operators have gone to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to allow them to block apps and websites and charge money from both consumers and businesses to the detriment of users. People from a cross section of society including politicians, who...
  • Flipkart partners with Mumbai's dabbawalas to navigate city streets April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Tapping on the country's renowned supply chain, online marketplace Flipkart said it has tied-up with the 'Dabbawalas' of Mumbai to ensure last mile delivery to consumers. It is also experimenting with a crowd-sourced delivery model that will connect local sellers and buyers with the help of voluntary delivery personnel,...
  • Peeyush Ranjan to join Flipkart as Senior Vice President April 9, 2015

    Bengaluru: Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart on Thursday said Peeyush Ranjan will join the company as Senior Vice President and Head of Engineering. Ranjan spent the last nine years in Google at its Mountainview, California headquarters, where most recently he managed Google's Android One engineering group, Flipkart said in a statement. He has...
  • Xiaomi looks beyond Flipkart, to join hands with Snapdeal and Amazon for online sales April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi, which completed five years on April 6, has some big new announcements and offers up its sleeves for the Indian market. Xiaomi India, which so far has been selling its phones online exclusively through Flipkart, will announce its partnership with Snapdeal and Amazon on Wednesday, said Manu Jain,...
  • Flipkart ropes in another top engineer Peeyush Ranjan from Google April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: After hiring engineering leader Punit Soni from Google, Flipkart has again roped in another resource from the search giant to add to its commerce division. Peeyush Ranjan, a senior engineering director at Google, is all set to join the e-commerce giant in May in a key role. Ranjan is an...
  • Flipkart aims to generate 20 lakh jobs in 2015 March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Domestic eCommerce major Flipkart today said it will generate over 20 lakh jobs through its marketplace and ancillary services this year. The Bangalore-based firm expects 60 per cent of this employment to be generated in the logistics and warehousing sector. "Sellers on our marketplace have been directly responsible for...
  • Xiaomi's 7.9-inch Mi Pad tablet available in India at Rs 12,999 March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi's latest 7.9-inch Mi Pad tablet is now available for purchase through e-commerce site Flipkart for a price of Rs 12,999. The tablet has hit the web store alongside Redmi 2. Both the products were announced by the company two weeks back and starting today, will be up for...
  • Xiaomi launches Mi India online store; to sell accessories for now March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched its web store in India. The company is selling only accessories for now on its Mi India website. Xiaomi has been selling its mobile devices under its partnership with Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart and has garnered popularity in the Indian consumer market...
  • India plans new rules to lure start-ups: sources March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning rule changes that will make it easier for homegrown start-ups to list their shares on local bourses, sources involved in the process said, helping domestic investors to bet on the country's booming online economy. While many of India's largest online...
  • Motorola's Moto Turbo with 3900mAh battery, 21-megapixel camera now available on Flipkart for Rs 41,999 March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Earlier this month Motorola had announced its latest Moto Turbo smartphone in India. The phone, earlier up for pre-order, is now available on Flipkart for a price of Rs 41,999. Moto Turbo's key highlight is its 3900mAh battery - one of the largest batteries in any smartphone and according...
  • How Snapdeal is turning Mumbai's Dharavi into a battleground for new customers March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: For viewers of Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, Mumbai's vast Dharavi slum is a byword for poverty, but to online retailer Snapdeal.com it is a battleground for new customers and, it hopes, a source of better margins. The company's aspirations are backed up by serious investment from the likes of Japan's...
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 launched in India at Rs 6,999; to go on sale from March 24 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Just two days after Motorola launched the new Moto E in India, Xiaomi has introduced the successor to the Redmi 1S in India. Named Redmi 2, the new phone from Xiaomi is priced in India at Rs 6,999. Registrations for the Redmi 2 begin on March 12 at 6pm....
  • New Moto E (2nd gen) to go on sale today for Rs 6,999 March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Motorola's new Moto E smartphone will go on sale today. Over two weeks after the global launch of the new Moto E, Motorola introduced the smartphone in India at a price of Rs 6,999. The second-generation Moto E will be exclusively available on Flipkart. The company has, for...
  • E-Commerce companies hope Jaitley will find a way out of current tax muddle February 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: India's IT capital is the hub of booming e-commerce. And in budget 2015, India's e-commerce companies are hoping they will find a way out of their current tax muddle. With online shopping and online transactions growing by leaps over the last year, the big e-commerce players like Amazon and...
  • Motorola's Moto Maxx coming to India soon, teases Flipkart February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Motorola is in all likelihood bringing the battery-packed Moto Maxx (a global variant of the Motorola Droid Turbo) to India soon. Motorola's India sales partner Flipkart, in a tweet teased about an upcoming Moto device that given by the little details provided, point to the Moto Maxx. "There's a...
  • Vu launches 15 new LED television sets in India at Rs 9,000 onwards February 20, 2015

    New Delhi:TV-maker Vu Technologies is aiming for three-fold jump in turnover to Rs 300 crore in 2015-16 on the back of growing e-commerce sales. The company, which gets up to 55 per cent revenue from onlines sales, launched 15 new smart TVs that would be exclusively available via e-commerce website Flipkart. "We...
  • Amazon, Flipkart selling books on sex determination February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as the country is grappling with the problem of bias against girl child, e-market places like Amazon and Flipkart are found selling books on sex determination of foetus. Sale of such books take place through e-commerce even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the 'Save Girl Child'...