• NEWS
    Amazon Echo: Fun, But Not Very Useful – Yet

    Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Echo is a fun gadget that doubles as an audio speaker and an automated assistant to handle small tasks. While promising, today it doesn’t do enough to be meaningful as a productivity tool. How would you like to have your own administrative assistant to help you research information and compile simple […]

  • NEWS
    Amazon Echo: Fun, But Not Very Useful – Yet

    Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Echo is a fun gadget that doubles as an audio speaker and an automated assistant to handle small tasks. While promising, today it doesn’t do enough to be meaningful as a productivity tool. How would you like to have your own administrative assistant to help you research information and compile simple […]

  • SUCCESS
    Don’t Jump in Line to Buy an Apple Car Just Yet (Watch)

    If you had your heart set on owning an Apple Car in the future, you may be disappointed. The company is reportedly shutting down “Project Titan,” its initiative to put together self-driving vehicles. Instead, it seems the company might focus its efforts on creating backend software for self driving vehicles. So instead of totally pivoting […]

  • Amazon Prime launched in 100 cities in India; videos yet to arrive

    Apart from fast delivery, Amazon will offer Prime members early access to products in the ‘Lightning Deals’ category every day. Photo: Reuters Bengaluru: Amazon India, Amazon.com Inc.’s local unit has launched its global Prime membership programme in more than 100 cities in the country, offering one-day and two-day delivery on lakhs of products for a […]

  • STARTUPS
    Flipkart’s valuation marked down by yet another investor

    In May, Morgan Stanley Mutual Fund Trust lowered its estimate of the online retailer’s valuation by 15.5% for the second successive quarter in a row, implying that Morgan Stanley valued Flipkart at $9.39 billion. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Another mutual fund, this time one managed by US-based investment firm Vanguard Group, has marked down the […]