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#Google Launches ‘Google Hire’ Job Portal; Will It Spy on Applicant’s Search History?

Google is a smart Internet company, and once again, they prove this fact, via Google Hire. Google’s newest and most talked about the project right now is Google Hire, which has been hailed as the ‘Holy Grail’ of all job portals. And, in a smart move, Google has converted their own internal ‘Applicant Tracking System’ (ATS) into a public platform for all. LinkedIn’s dominance in the job market, along with other major players such as Seek, Monster and Indeed are observing the developments very closely. Officially, Google Hire hasn’t been launched…

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#Flipkart Raises Whopping $1.4 Billion Funding With $11.6B Valuation; Acquires Ebay!

The new fiscal year starting from April is proving to be a crucial year for Indian e-commerce industry. The first shot of fireworks has just been ignited, as Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce portal, has announced a major news. The biggest news is that Flipkart has raised $1.4 billion from three major investors: Tencent, Microsoft and Ebay; and this is Flipkart’s largest ever fundraising in their last 10 years of existence. And the most significant news is that Flipkart has acquired Ebay India, thereby cementing their position strongly, and directly challenging…

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#BSNL to Declare 4 Mbps As Minimum Download Speed For All Broadband Plans; Can It Set A New Precedent?

State-run BSNL is all set to again re-define Internet broadband speed in India. As per reports emerging from Kerala, BSNL may soon declare 4 Mbps as the minimum download speed for every broadband plan. Last time BSNL redefined Internet speed was in 2015 when it made 2 Mbps as the minimum broadband download speed for all of their broadband plans. The news becomes viral, and BSNL is rumoured to have attracted a new generation of Internet users due to this standardisation of Internet speed. Now, armed with minimum 4 Mbps speed, BSNL…

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#Snapdeal CEO Kunal Bahl & 11 Other Employees Booked In a Cheating Case!

While Softbank is pushing hard to sell Snapdeal to Flipkart, a shocker has come its way. An FIR has been registered against Jasper InfoTech Pvt Ltd and Snapdeal employees by a city court have directed the registration under a cheating case. The investigation report is against the Co-founder of Snapdeal, Kunal Bahl and its 11 other executives. The city magistrate has issued summons to all the parties to appear at the court before May 27. The court was acting on a private complaint filed by Dream Merchants, a Bangalore-based event Management…

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#Snapdeal’s Bad Luck: Softbank Refuses To Invest Funds; Kalaari Capital, Nexus Venture Partners Question Softbank’s Motives

Snapdeal, which is right now going through a rough patch, has now more reasons to worry. A possible infusion of $100-150 million by Softbank has been cancelled, thereby making the fate of Snapdeal even more doubtful. And an intense boardroom battle has been triggered, between majority stakeholder Softbank which backed off from the funding and Snapdeal’s early investors Kalaari Capital and Nexus Venture Partners. Snapdeal is now stuck in a deadlock, and there seems no way out. Softbank Refuses To Infuse More Funds Into Snapdeal Everyone knows that funds within…

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#Aadhaar Is Now Mandatory For Google Searches, Facebook Likes & Tinder Swipes

In one of the biggest social push for Aadhaar, some of the biggest Internet companies have announced that their users need to link their Aadhaar cards with their accounts. Prominent among them are Google, Facebook and Tinder. There are some smaller, niche websites as well, such as those dealing with torrents, but we are yet to validate their claims. After linking of Aadhaar with PAN Card, filing income tax, starting a business and driving license, this is seen as one of the biggest Aadhaar linked projects. Analysts are saying that Govt. has forced these mega-portals…

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#Bengaluru Startup Techies Are Least Paid In Entire World; City Gets Featured Among Top 20 Startup Cities

Bengaluru, often hailed as the Silicon Valley of India, has emerged as startup capital of India as well, there is a bad news: techies working in Bengaluru are among the lowest paid, not only in India but in the entire world. These findings were revealed by a report on global startups by Startup Genome, which analyses the state of startup across 50+ cities globally. In their annual report, Bengaluru has been featured among the top 20 startup cities, globally, and is the only city from India to get featured on this…

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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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