Hailing from a humble family, Ravi Kumar completed his engineering from the JSS Academy of Technical Education in Noida in 2009. He worked as a web developer for a year and also got through to NITIE, Mumbai, for a course in MBA. The year was 2010 and the e-commerce wave was hitting India. It was during this time, pretty...
Facebook Inc will buy mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, The messaging service with more than 450 million users around the world is a leading mobile app. Combining text messaging and social networking, messaging apps provide a quick way for smartphone users to trade everything from brief texts to flirtatious pictures to YouTube clips -...
Are you a real entrepreneur? Everybody dreams of being an entrepreneur, owning a successful business, working on their own terms and not having to answer to a boss. The more courageous types go ahead and quit their job to pursue a start-up, and possibly carrying a hope that they could reinvent the world . If you’re not afraid to fail...
Facebook’s acquisition of Bangalore-based startup Little Eye Labs — which was originally reported in early December, with more details emerging later that month — is now official.The social network’s acquisition of the creator of performance-enhancing tools for Android developers marks its first transaction of that sort in India, and Business Standard reported last month that talks between the two...
Mumbai based online supermarket LocalBanya  has raised Series A funding from Mumbai based realty development group Karmvir Avant Group. The amount of investment made was not disclosed. LocalBanya was started in 2012 and processes over 400 deliveries daily with the help of a team of 100 employees. The company which had recently expanded services into Thane and Navi Mumbai had...
Text ad network, Affinity.com, and digital ad network, Networkplay announced a partnership to provide contextually targeted in-banner video ad offerings to advertisers. This announcement comes at a time when online video consumption globally has witnessed significant growth and penetration. According to a recent survey conducted by Accenture, 90 per cent of consumers globally, now watch video content over the internet...
Google announced the launch of an elections portal www.google.co.in/elections as a one non-stop destination to provide updates on election campaigns, news and information related to polls across states. This election portal seeks to assist voters in India to understand the electoral process, get access to all the news related to elections and politics, get detailed information on specific political parties. Millions...
The Microsoft founder, Bill Gates was born on 28th October in the year 1955. A drop out of Harvard, this man went on to design the most popular and widely used operating system of the world Windows OS. This OS was also the first major transition from command prompt mode of using computer to graphical user interface. (Apple was...
Amazon India has launched the Home and Kitchen store on Amazon.in. The category offers home and kitchen products including small appliances, dining to home furnishings, home décor and home organization. “We are very excited to offer a big selection of home and kitchen products at significant savings in time for the festive shopping season,” said Amit Agarwal, Vice President and...
late Steve Jobs Apple co-founder was not world’s best leader at first, as reportedly recounted by former CEO of the company John Sculley, who said that that the visionary who helped create the personal computer was once fired by the tech giant back in 1985. During the 13th annual Forbes Global CEO Conference in Indonesia, Sculley recounted that Jobs wasn’t...

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