Joint venture to take on Amazon will be announced next week, report Karan Choudhury and Nivedita Mookerji. It was back in January 2016 when Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba, took the key partnership decision on entering the fast-growing online retail market, a source told Business Standard. Ma, in India at that point, narrowed down on Vijay Shekhar Sharma's wallet-to-payments bank venture Paytm, where the Alibaba Group was already the largest investor, as a future partner ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Alibaba is leaving no stone unturned for strengthening its presence in India. The Chinese giant is now looking at offering affordable data services and even internet to Indians via partnerships with telecom operators. The company is also planning to invest ...Trak.in, 2 weeks ago
When Vadodara businessman P Radhakrishnan was told he could not get his bag back when he was offloaded from a flight in the US, he asked the ticketing agent a question.The next thing he knew, he was under arrest, accused of 'terrorising.'A Rediff.com correspondent reports from the US. IMAGE: Paraman Radhakrishnan, 53, is a businessman from Vadodara. On January 28, Paraman Radhakrishnan, a businessman from Vadodara, was charged with 'terrorising' in the United States. His frustration over not ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
US President Donald Trump's executive order prohibiting the entry of people from seven Muslim majority nations -- Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya -- for 90 days widened the rift between the Trump administration and several leading American companies.Monali Sarkar reveals how the companies that the world is watching reacted. IMAGE: Google co-founder Sergey Brin was among the hundreds who showed up at the San Francisco international airport to protest the immigration ban. He ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
What's hot? What's not? What's next? C P Gurnani shares his highlights of the World Economic Forum Annual Summit in Davos. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Much is happening at the World Economic Forum Annual Summit, Davos, since Tuesday. With an additional 1,000 attendees than previous years, the chatter seems to be getting smarter by the day. The session on Smart Cities (which I attended) told us several things : 1. The future of cities and services are bound by all aspects that are ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Nivedita Mookerji finds out how Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma is handling his soaring popularity after the note ban as well as the criticism that comes as a package deal. IMAGE:After Paytm published full-page ads after demonetisation, congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, on his decision, Opposition parties hit back at Vijay Shekhar Sharma, second from right. Photograph: Courtesy Vijay Shekhar Sharma/Facebook. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder and CEO of Paytm, a mobile wallet ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Microblogging giant Twitter was not invited to US President-elect Donald Trumps high-profile tech meet attended by powerful executives of the Silicon Valley on 15 December. Many are calling it an attempt to snub the social media giant for refusing to create a ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago Twitter not invited to Trump tech meet for failed emoji deal Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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