Clash of business models as war for the grocery basket escalates

Online grocery seems like a simple enough business of delivering fruit and vegetables, staples and toiletries to homes, saving customers the hassle of going to a supermarket or kirana store. But as it turns out, it’s complicated to get a customer what he or she needs in time—and that’s why every e-tailer has evolved its […]

With Lakshmi Vilas Bank deal behind us, it is business as usual with more agility: Indiabulls

MUMBAI: A day after the RBI rejected merger proposal with Lakshmi Vilas BankNSE -4.87 %, Indiabulls Housing FinanceNSE 0.50 % on Thursday said the “uncertainty” about the deal is over and that the company has a stronger balance sheet after the massive cleaning up of its stable. On Wednesday, the Reserve Bank had rejected a proposal to merge Indiabulls Housing […]

Learn modern web design for as little as £12.99 with this heavily discounted course

It’s a dog-eat-dog professional world out there, and you should be doing everything you can to give yourself the edge. Whether that’s pursuing extra-curricular activities or learning new skills, it’s important to always be learning and growing. Fortunately, in this day and age, there is pretty much a course for everything. If you want to […]

Rotating LEDs reveal the moon as art subject and inspiration

The moon has always been there for us, providing illumination and marking time while inspiring mankind in art, science and space exploration. Taipei-based studio Whyixd is presenting a new way of looking at it with an installation called #define Moon _. It consists of nine rotating LED installations that emulate the full, waxing, waning and seasonal phases […]

Facebook Should Be Treated as Content Creator, Say Attorneys in Ad Policy Case

For the efforts it makes to “customise” audience for its advertisers, Facebook should legally be considered as a “content creator” just as any other media outlet, according to US attorneys involved in a case relating to the social networking giant’s ad policies, the media reported. This assertion may have immediate legal ramifications and open the way for […]

WhatsApp to Build India Team as Part of Reported Steps to Curb Fake News

WhatsApp has informed the government that it is building a local team, including India head, as part of steps to check fake news circulation but has not met the key demand of identifying message originators, according to official sources. The popular messaging app is under fire over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news […]

Top Twitter Users Lose 2 Percent of Followers on Average as Policy Changes

A Twitter policy change on Thursday to increase the service’s credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole. Twitter is no longer counting as followers any accounts that have been locked because of suspected fraud, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey posted on Thursday. Locked accounts had […]