Oyo Rooms may invest in FreshMenu to enter food delivery business

Budget hospitality startup Oyo Rooms is in advanced talks with FreshMenu to buy a significant stake in the cloud-kitchen startup, sources told Mint. This deal would mark the entry of India’s third most valued startup in the online food delivery business. These discussions come months after Oyo raised nearly $1 billion, which pushed up its valuation to $5 billion. “Oyo… Read More »

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza Sale Kicks Off With Deals on Realme 2 Pro, ZenFone Max Pro M2, iPhone XR, and More

Flipkart’s Mobiles Bonanza sale is back with discounts and offers on a large selection of mobile phones. The five-day sale will run from today until February 23. Flipkart will be offering discounts, bundled exchange offers, no-cost EMI options, and more on mobile phones across various price brackets. Flipkart has also tied up with Axis Bank to offer 10… Read More »

Gautam Singhania spills beans on his tiff with father, chose business over family

Last month, Gautam Singhania resigned as chairman from all group companies to help build an organisation, which can function effectively without the participation of the promoter File photo  |  Photo Credit: BCCL New Delhi: Gautam Singhania, promoter and chairman of Raymond Ltd, shed some light on the intricacies of running the family business and the obstacles he overcame in… Read More »

WhatsApp Business for iPhone Launched in Beta for Small Businesses: Report

The beta version of “WhatsApp Business” — a free-to-download communication tool specifically designed for small businesses — has been made available for iPhone users. “After the launch of the official WhatsApp Business for Android, which is a compatible version for iOSand a lot of users had asked, today it is finally available in beta,” WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests… Read More »

UK retail sales rebound as shoppers flock to January sales – business live

Time for a quick summary of the corporate news doing the rounds today: RBS said Brexit uncertainty has “gone on far too long”, as the bailed out bank reported a doubling of profits in 2018 and fresh dividend payouts that will hand the government £1bn Premier Foods has abandoned plans to sell-off Ambrosia, its custard and rice pudding brand, blaming the current business… Read More »

Starting your business? Here’s how you can use Facebook to grow

With a number of small businesses proliferating across the country, social media has emerged as a potent tool for startups to leverage its credibility to grow and expand. If done right your business can benefit a great deal from channels like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter etc. Slick and budget friendly, social media is the best way to reach… Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Update Brings Redesigned Settings Section, Network Usage Info

WhatsApp for Android has received a new beta update that introduces a redesigned ‘Settings’ menu with a slightly different layout and has also brought new icons for a variety of tools. The WhatsApp update is now live for beta testers on the app’s Android version that has the build number v2.19.45. The redesigned ‘Settings’ menu layout and the… Read More »

Captain Marvel’s official site dials up some 1990s web design

I don’t know if it’s too soon to call a film set in the 1990s a “period piece,” but Captain Marvel’s marketers are doing their damndest to earn that label with a Comic Sans-tastic throwback website that recalls the days of Adobe PageMill and HTML 1.0. It’s slam full of ultra-dated features, my favorite being the crummy RealMedia player embed (OK, so… Read More »

IIM Ahmedabad completes cluster 1 placements; Accenture Strategy offers maximum jobs

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad has completed the Cluster 1 of its final placement for the postgraduate programmes on February 8. Accenture Strategy made the highest number of offers (including pre-placement offers) at 24, closely followed by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) that gave 20 offers in Cluster 1. The business school does not give out salary… Read More »

Update Now to Fix Group FaceTime on Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Apple just released iOS 12.1.4 and a macOS 10.14.3 patch. These updates fix the huge group FaceTime flaw that could let anyone call your iPhone, iPad, or Mac and hear audio or see video—even if you don’t accept the call. The good news is you don’t have to worry about this flaw right now. Apple says it’s permanently disabled group FaceTime on iOS… Read More »