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#Snapdeal Up For Sale? Report Claims Paytm,Flipkart In Talks To Acquire Snapdeal At A Valuation Of $1.5-1.8 Billion

It seems patience and money, both are running out, when it comes to Snapdeal’s financial health. As per latest reports coming in, Snapdeal is right now amidst advanced talks to sell out. And their biggest competitors: Flipkart and Paytm have emerged as the too contenders for acquiring Snapdeal, which is India’s thirds largest e-commerce portal as of now. The insider report claims that Snapdeal is looking for a buyer which can shell out $1.5 to $1.8 billion for them. And in case this deal is finalised, then it shall be the biggest acquisition Indian…

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#Apple To Start Manufacturing iPhone 6 & 6S in India In The Next Two Months; iPhone SE Production Will Start Later

Last year in December, Apple was in talks with the Government of India to manufacture phones in India. Considering the expensive price tag of iPhones, it made sense for Apple to start local manufacturing to improve the sales figures. A couple of months back, Apple decided to assemble iPhones in India, starting with the cheaper iPhone SE. The facility of Taiwan’s Wistron Corp. in Bengaluru was expected to be churning out iPhone handsets by April 2017. However, according to reports, Apple may be starting manufacturing iPhones in India altogether, in the next…

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#A Simple Google Search Will Reveal Thousands Of Rows Of Aadhaar Data – Your Privacy Is At Risk And You Should Be Very Worried!

We had shared a number of times how Aadhaar data can be misused for fraud, identity theft and fake transactions which will cost you financial, emotional and mental burden. We had hoped that Govt. of India will consider privacy as of utmost importance, and implement a mechanism which will stop its misuse. But it seems Govt. is yet to take a lesson here. In a blog post published on Medium, by a Twitter user named St_Hill reveals a simple Google search, which will churn out thousands of rows of Aadhaar data of Indian…

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#Failure Of Digital India? Central Vigilance Commission Website Crashes,All Data Of Corrupt Officials Lost For Ever

In a major embarrassment to PM Modi’s Digital India mission, and his crusade against corruption, the very website which was meant to become the front-end for reporting corruption has crashed. And the worst thing: There is no backup of the crashed database, and this means that valuable data about all corrupt officials is now lost. Forever. When India Today sought to get any response from vigilance commissioners Rajiv and TM Bhasin, secretary Nilam Sawhney, additional secretary Salim Haque and director Jyoti Trivedi, there was no reply. Is this a major…

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#Top #6 Goof Ups in Indian Startup World in 2017 That May Dent Its Image

The start of 2017 might have been a mixed bag of troubles and opportunities for startups in India. The startups were full of controversies in the first two months of 2017. The India Startup Sector is also gearing up for mass layoffs and job losses this year with many companies issuing layoff notices to employees to cut down costs due to the inefficiency in raising funds. Most startups that start with risk and optimism, often end up hitting roadblocks as they try to rule the market fast. Here are some of the…

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#The 10 Worst Entrepreneurs of 2016

All entrepreneurs fail. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but when their misdeeds take investors, employees and customers down with them, that is. In terms of dysfunctional screw-ups and negative stakeholder impact, here is this year’s list of the worst entrepreneurs of private companies, counting down from … 10. Matt Harrigan, founder and former CEO, PacketSled On election day, Harrigan threatened to get a sniper rifle and kill Donald Trump. The Facebook post blew up social media, including Twitter and Reddit. The cybersecurity entrepreneur says he was drinking and joking, but…

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#Entrepreneurs,Google,CEOs,Fun Facts,Sundar Pichai

On Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai visited his alma mater, IIT-Kharagpur in India. Answering questions from students, Pichai recalled his old school days, shared some thoughtful advice and discussed his hopes for the future. More than 3,500 students and guests attended the event and livestreamed it on Google and YouTube. Check out these six tidbits that Pichai revealed during his Q&A at IIT-K. 1. He met his wife in college. Pichai and his wife, Anjali, were classmates at IIT-K. Pichai recalls his days in college — a time before the…

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#Kanwal Rekhi Calls Flipkart a Foolish Startup, Says Govt Must Not Bail Out Companies

Kanwal Rekhi, the Indian-American venture capitalist currently serving as the managing director at Inventus Capital Partners thinks it is unfair for Flipkart to seek government help in bailing the company out. He says people like Flipkart founders just didn’t have it. “They were trying to do something which was sort of undoable and they were throwing money at it. And now they have wasted billions of dollars and have failed in the marketplace and are now looking for protection. That’s not the right way to think.” Rekhi believes companies should…

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#Google’s New Mobile-First Index and the Death of Desktop SEO

Google just started rolling out the so-called “mobile-first” index. It’s going to change the way that your site gets ranked in the search engine results pages (SERPs). Here are a things you need to know about the mobile-first index so that you can optimize your website accordingly. What is the mobile-first index? By now, you probably know that Google crawls your site to add pages to its index. That is, it uses a bot to surf around your site like a real visitor and follows links on your pages. In the past, Google…

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#Get Prepared for the Future of SEO

The current process of building backlinks to improve your SEO is outdated and it’s about to change. Enough with automated emails and random pitches to contribute content on external sites. While this can work, I’m going to share the secret sauce to differentiate your backlink strategy. Beware, this might be uncomfortable for many within the SEO community. Stop hiding behind a computer screen. You need to get away from your desk and make connections within the local community. You have to stop hiding behind your screen and start meeting with business…

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