Over 5 million people download Google’s ‘Tez’ app

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Google’s digital payment app ‘Tez’ that was launched in India on September 18 has been downloaded five million times on Play Store. Within 24 hours of ‘Tez’ being launched, Google saw nearly 1.8 crore gross merchandise volume (GMV) done with over four lakh active users. Built on the Indian government-supported […]

‘Macron to visit India in December, discuss strategic, economic ties’

Chennai, Oct 11 : French President Emmanuel Macron will visit India from December 8 to 10 and discuss with the leadership here various issues including strategic and economic ties, France’s Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler said on Wednesday. He said a nuclear plant in France will go on stream next year, which will be a […]

Cab aggregator Ola raises $1.1 bn from venture funds

Bengaluru, Oct 11 : Leading cab aggregator Ola on Wednesday said it raised $1.1 billion (Rs.7,150 crore) in latest funding round from venture firms led by Tencent Holdings Ltd, a leading Chinese internet firm. “Our investors like SoftBank and other US-based financial investors have participated in this round of funding,” said the company in a […]

US businesses betting big on new envoy to India

By Aroonim Bhuyan New Delhi, Oct 11 : With Kenneth Juster being named as the new US Ambassador to India, US businesses are expecting that bilateral commercial ties will grow with him in that position, according to a senior office-bearer of a US-India business body. “We are very optimistic, we are grateful that he accepted […]

Intex launches 2 affordable smartphones

Bengaluru, Oct 11 : Expanding its ‘Aqua Lions’ series, domestic handset maker Intex on Wednesday launched shatterproof “Aqua Lions X1” and “Aqua Lions X1+” smartphones at Rs 7,499 and Rs 8,499, respectively. Both the smartphones feature unbreakable displays and come with one-time screen replacement warranty offer valid for one year. “For this Diwali, we have […]

Lava launches 12.5-inch Helium 12 notebook at Rs 12,999

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Domestic mobile handset company Lava on Wednesday announced the launch of the 12.5-inch Helium 12 notebook, the widest screen notebook so far. Weighing just 1.3 kgs, the Rs 12,999 Helium 12 marks a significant entry into LAVA’s notebook portfolio post the successful launch of Helium 14 a few months ago. […]