• STARTUPS
    HRD ministry asks Central Universities to ‘proudly’ fly national flag

    A file photo of HRD minister Smriti Irani. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The human resource development ministry on Thursday told all central universities to fly the national flag. Flags must fly at a height of 207 feet. The order comes amid a fierce debate on nationalism, with the ruling party and opposition calling each […]

  • STARTUPS
    Meet the first Indian start-ups to adopt IBM Watson platform

    A file photo of IBM’s headquarters in Armonk, New York. Kartik Mohla, a graduate in management information systems, used to work at an US investment bank before he came back to India to join his family business that helps companies boost the skills and productivity of their employees. Now, he is the CEO of InspireOne […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Food-tech firms eye institutional orders to increase cash flows

    Yumist piloted institutional sales with 25 companies in Gurgaon in January and has now expanded to South Delhi and Bengaluru. Food-tech start-ups such as Yumist, Bite Club and InnerChef have started serving institutional customers such as Google, Citibank, Snapdeal, Yatra and Oyo Rooms across Delhi, Gurgaon and Bengaluru in an effort to build scale and […]

  • STARTUPS
    Xiaomi unveils Mi5 smartphone to spearhead sales drive beyond China

    Xiaomi became the world’s second most-valuable startup after a 2014 funding round that valued it at $45 billion. Photo: Bloomberg Beijing: Xiaomi Corp. trotted out its latest marquee smartphones as billionaire co-founder Lei Jun counts on the Mi5 to kick-start growth and claw back share in a slowing Chinese market. The new phone will go […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Ibibo to raise $250 million from Naspers

    A file photo of Ashish Kashyap, founder and chief executive officer, Ibibo Group. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Indicating a huge opportunity in the travel and hotel booking space, South African media company Naspers Group on Wednesday announced its plans to invest an additional $250 million in online travel venture Ibibo Group, which owns and operates […]

  • STARTUPS
    Google partners TechHub to help startups

      Photo: Reuters New Delhi: Search giant Google Inc. on Wednesday said it has partnered with TechHub, a global community for tech entrepreneurs, as it tries to help startup companies. TechHub, which helps tech companies across the world scale their businesses, said the collaboration will benefit Indian startups. TechHub members in Bengaluru, Riga, Bucharest, Madrid, […]

  • NEWS
    Time to Buy a Phone? Smartly.Me Can Help

    Buying a new Android phone is tricky – everyone has a different opinion to share, and it’s rarely advice that is customised to your needs. The Smartly.Me app is another place to get suggestions for the phone you want to buy, along with news about mobiles and upcoming phones, and suggestions for apps and games […]

  • PODCASTS
    5 Amazing Podcasts Every Woman Should Be Listening To

    Just like newsletters, podcasts are having a moment. Actually, they’ve been having this moment for a long, long time. But thanks to the likes of addictive podcast craze Serial, even those of us who could never have imagined swapping streaming Beyonce’s latest album on the tube, are considering popping on headphones to listen to people […]

  • NEWS
    10 Tips to Cut Down Your Mobile Data Bill

    Is your smartphone running up huge bills on data usage and throwing your budget out of control? We’ve all been there, and here are a few simple tips that you can follow to save some money. These are ideas we’ve tried out ourselves, and can tell you that they work. What’s more, you won’t just […]