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LeEco to Invest Rs. 1,330 Crores on Content Aggregation in India: Report

A day after launching Super3 series of televisions, Chinese Internet conglomarate LeEco is likely to invest nearly Rs. 1,330 crores into media-entertainment industry for content aggregation, sources said in New Delhi on Friday. LeEco is reportedly in discussions with the local content producers and international studios for content tie-ups and has started work towards developing in-house shows and formats. According ... Read More »

Mumbai to Have 1,200 Wi-Fi Hotspots by May 2017: Fadnavis

HIGHLIGHTS Out of 1,200 hotspots, 500 will be operational in the first phase by this November Fadnavis had encountered other issues related to Mumbai This is a part of the Smart City plan by Indian government As part of transforming Mumbai into a Smart City, the state government will provide as many as 1,200 Wi-Fi hotspots in the megapolis, Chief ... Read More »

Amazon Japan Offices Raided in Antitrust Case: Report

Japan’s fair trade watchdog raided the offices of AmazonJapan over allegations that it improperly pressured retailers that sold products on its site, local media said Monday. The Japanese unit of the US-based internet retailer forced conditions such as requiring retailers to sell products below the price they advertised on rival sites, the Nikkei business daily said. Japan’s Fair Trade Commission ... Read More »

New Spyware Detected Targeting Firms in Russia, China: Symantec

A previously unknown group called “Strider” has been conducting cyber-espionage attacks against selected targets in Russia, China, Sweden, and Belgium, US-based computer security firm Symantec said on Monday. The group, which has been active since at least October 2011 and could have links to a national intelligence agency, has been using an advanced piece of hidden malware identified by Symantec ... Read More »

Snapdeal Wish for India Sale: What’s on Offer

HIGHLIGHTS Snapdeal is holding the Wish for India sale Rivals Amazon and Flipkart are also holding sales this week Snapdeal is offering deals on mobiles and other electronics Snapdeal’s Wish for India sale is continuing on Tuesday, taking on the Amazon Great Indian Sale for the second day running. While there may not be as much buzz around the Snapdeal ... Read More »

Oracle Says Micros Credit Card Readers Hacked

US business software colossus Oracle on Monday confirmed that hackers infected software in Micros credit card scanners used at hotels and restaurants around the world. “Oracle Security has detected and addressed malicious code in certain legacy Micros systems,” read a copy of a letter to customers obtained by AFP. “Oracle is requiring Micros customers to change the passwords for all ... Read More »

Amazon Great Indian Sale Continues: Our Top Picks for Tuesday

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon Great Indian Sale continues on Tuesday There are not a lot of new deals on mobiles today But the best ones from Monday are still available The day one of the Amazon Great Indian Sale was blockbuster by all accounts. Amazon India released a statement on Monday evening that it was the “biggest day ever” for the company ... Read More »

Google Now Lets You Order Food, Book a Table From Search in India

HIGHLIGHTS You can order food right away from search results As of now you can only order through Swiggy and Zomato Now you can also make table reservations from search results There might be many who have started using optimised apps for food services but a vast majority of us still like to search on Google and compare the various ... Read More »

Xiaomi to Launch Air Purifier in India Soon

HIGHLIGHTS Mi Air Purifier to cost around Rs. 7000 based on China pricing Launch date and details are not known yet Xiaomi just launched its budget-friendly smartphones – Redmi 3S & 3S Prime Chinese tech and smartphone company plans to launch their air-purifiers in Indian market soon. “Now, we can say we will launch air-purifiers in India,” Xiaomi India head ... Read More »

Wal-Mart Buying Jet.com to Lift Online Sales, Battle Amazon

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, vying to better challenge Amazon.com Inc , will pay about $3 billion (roughly Rs. 20,076 crores) for Internet retailer Jet.com and its innovative pricing software in the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup. The deal disclosed on Monday follows a five-year e-commerce acquisition spree in which Wal-Mart, the world’s biggest traditional retailer, has already bought 15 startups, ... Read More »