Obi Worldphone announced its plans for the upcoming Valentine’s Day. The brand offers discount of INR 1400 on the purchase of Obi SF1 starting from 12th Feb till 14th Feb 2016. The device is available on Amazon.in and NDTV Gadgets 360. Priced at INR 11,999 for the 2GB variant and at INR 13,999 for the 3GB variant, the smartphone boasts a floating glass display with integrated features such as Dolby Audio and a state of the art camera experience. With the SF1, Obi has endeavored to integrate elegant design with high-end technology from Qualcomm, Sony, Corning Incorporated, Google, MediaTek, Japan Display Inc. and Samsung to deliver a powerful performance.
Business Today, India’s leading fortnightly business publication, has named Persistent Systems founder, Chairman and Managing Director to its 2016 “Best CEO List”.
This is the fourth annual ranking of CEOs by Business Today, done in partnership with PwC India. The article highlights: “…technological innovation has emerged not just as a saviour but also as one of the greatest levers of growth, even during a downtime.”
Quote from Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director
“While I am certainly honoured to be included in this list of esteemed Indian business leaders, the credit for this goes to the almost 10,000 people of Persistent Systems. They [...]
A global, cross-industry study released today by Mindtree, a leading digital transformation and technology services company, pinpoints personalization as the key driver that will help “phy-gital” consumers reach their ideal mix of online and offline shopping. It also reveals that while most companies are in transformation mode and consider themselves pioneers in adopting or investing in digital technologies, few are investing in personalization initiatives that consumers say will increase the depth and breadth of their shopping experience.
Key findings from the survey include:Consumers indicate that personalized promotions encourage them to buy products and services they [...]
Overwhelmed with the successful sale of OnePlus smartphones, Overcart.com has now started sign-ups for the most popular smartphone in the series – the OnePlus X. The recently launched OnePlus X is now available in refurbished and unboxed for Rs. 12,799.
Overcart.com will host a flash-sale of 16GB, dual-sim smartphone OnePlus X on 15th February, Monday at 2pm onwards until the stock lasts. The registrations for the sale are now live at http://www.overcart.com/oneplusx. Customers can register in advance to receive updates leading up to the sale.
Crafted to perfection, the smartphone comes with a 13 megapixel primary camera with advanced sensors that add unmatched depth [...]
Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today its strategic partnership with GlobalView, a premier provider of enterprise-wide market data solutions for the commodity industries and the developer of MarketView®. As part of this partnership, data from GlobalView will be made available in Commodity Analytics Cloud, Eka’s advanced analytics platform for the commodities markets. With this partnership, commodities companies gain an integrated solution for managing commodities that includes advanced analytics and market data from the leading data provider.
GlobalView has been providing innovative market data [...]
Living Local, an all-new social platform for connecting everyone from their neighbor“hood” (locality) has launched its website www.livinglocal.com. A new online identity for everyone based on where they live – their Hood. “Claim Your Hood”to reach and connect with all your fellow Hooders in an exciting social networking platform.
‘Hooders’, as the Living Local team defines, are people from all walks of life who reside in a particular area – like Andheri, Bandra, Juhu etc. You as an individual, who resides in that area, get to enhance and enrich your living experience by being connected with everyone from the same locality. Want to know a free wifi café in your area? Or a local [...]
After the raging success of Evo Gamepad Pro which was launched August last year, Amkette- the Indian technovator- today introduced the upgraded version- the Evo Gamepad Pro 2, further enhancing the smartphone gaming experience. The uber cool Gamepad Pro 2 comes with media control buttons and over 400 compatible games curated through the Evo Gamepad App available on the Google Play Store. Just slip this portable controller in your pocket and be ready to play whenever the mood strikes you!
The new Evo Gamepad Pro comes with an improved clamp spring for easy, safe and convenient docking of your smartphone. Its specifically improved trigger and bumper buttons provides softer [...]
LeEco, the global internet technology giant, today announced that the registrations for its second flash sale of Le 1s has already reached 920,000 on Flipkart. The response from consumers to LeEco’s flagship killer device- the Le1s has been overwhelming. The pre-sale registrations has crossed the milestone achieved for registrations for the first flash sale, which was 6,05,000, a validation of the complete confidence and trust that consumers have in LeEco’s Le 1 s.
Having sold the record breaking number of 70,000 units just in 2 seconds in the first flash sale, Le1s is all set to make another ground breaking record tomorrow, with registrations as high as 9,20,000 already on [...]
The Indian textile and apparel company Raymond is planning to raise INR 100 crore in funds through private placements, the company informed BSE.
For finalizing the details, the board members of Raymond will hold a meeting on February 9, 2016. “A meeting of the Committee of Board of Directors of the company will be held on February 09, 2016, inter alia, to consider and approve the Issue of Non-Convertible Debentures aggregating up to an amount of Rs 100 crore on private placement basis,” Raymond mentioned in the BSE filing.
Jewellery firm Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri (TBZ) has established a collaboration with Flipkart to sell its diamond jewellery range and gold coins on the e-tailer platform.
TBZ already has a tie-up with Snapdeal. “The company will go live very soon on Flipkart to sell their exquisite range of diamond jewellery consisting of rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets and gold coins,” TBZ said in a statement.
The company has 30 stores in 23 cities and 10 states. It plans to carry out 75% of the expansion through the franchisee route and balance 25% through the addition of its own stores.
Walmart India is all set to launch 10 cash and carry stores in Karnataka, says the company’s CEO Krish Iyer. For the purpose, the company has signed an agreement with Karnataka government. Mr. Iyer revealed the plan while at a session in ‘Invest Karnataka 2016’.
Walmart India is also committed towards women entrepreneurship development program. The company runs the program on two fronts – demand side and supply side. On the demand side, Walmart India focuses on creating women entrepreneurs to open kirana stores or small hotels, restaurants and dhabas. The company will supply resources at low costs to them.
On supply side, Walmart India sources products from women-owned [...]
The luxury retailer Burberry has an innovative move to sell its products! The company will club the menswear and womenswear catwalk shows into one presentation and organizes the same twice a year. The buyers can purchase the items right off the catwalk.
The company expects the move to close the gap between shows and sales. “This will build a closer connection between the experience that we create with our runway shows and the moment when people can physically explore the collections for themselves,” said Christopher Bailey, the CEO and chief creative, Burberry.
This kind of sale will begin from September.
Amazon’s cloud service arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has built its data centers across five locations in Mumbai, a move to tap the growing e-tailing and cloud computing market in India.
The global companies with customers in India can use AWS’s infrastructure to build their businesses and run their applications in the cloud. This move will also help AWS to securely store the company’s data in India.
Amazon’s rival Flipkart has started moving data center in-house. Microsoft has brought online three cloud centers in Mumbai, Pune and Chennai. IBM would also come to the space.
The cloud services market in India is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 2018, as per [...]