DIPP Rejects Decathlon’s E-commerce Bid

DIPP Rejects Decathlon’s E-commerce Bid

The DIPP has rejected Decathlon’s bid to sell online. Decathlon had previously written to the DIPP seeking its nod to sell online.

The State of Indian E-commerce; The Big Trends & Some Questions

The State of Indian E-commerce; The Big Trends & Some Questions

Venture Capital firm Accel Partners has put together a good study on the e-commerce industry in India. Here are some of our thoughts on it.

Indian Bounty Hunters Found Most Bugs on Facebook

Indian Bounty Hunters Found Most Bugs on Facebook

Indian bounty hunters found the largest number of bugs on Facebook, taking home an average reward of over $1,300. Indian participants in the bug bounty program found 136 valid bugs on Facebook.

Homeshop18 IPO: Fineprint and Facts So Far

Homeshop18 IPO: Fineprint and Facts So Far

Homeshop18 has filed for a $75 Mn IPO in Nasdaq. Here are a few key facts and disclosures made by the company in its SEC filing.

Exclusive : Homeshop18 files for a $75 million IPO at NYSE

Exclusive : Homeshop18 files for a $75 million IPO at NYSE

Homeshop18 has booked $51 million in sales for the 12 months ended September 30, 2013. The company plans to list under the symbol HS.

Sunny Leone's Number Leaked on Whatsapp; ixigo Enters Luxury Auto Segment

Sunny Leone’s Number Leaked on Whatsapp; ixigo Enters Luxury Auto Segment

We found lots of such pranks doing the rounds. But not all of them were crappy. Here’s a look at some interesting ones we found on the web.

Amazon Pushes EMI Scheme to Sell More Kindle Devices

Amazon Pushes EMI Scheme to Sell More Kindle Devices

Online retailer Amazon is trying to push Kindle sales in India using a tried and tested method: Equated Monthly Installments.

Social Media for Startups

Cannot Prevent Under Age Access to Social Networking Sites: ISPs

ISPs have told the Government that they will not be able to verify whether users are over the age of 13 while using social networking sites like Facebook.

Indian Government's User Data Requests To Google Drops Marginally

Indian Government’s User Data Requests To Google Drops Marginally

The number of user data requests made by the Indian Government to Google dipped marginally from 2,691 toward the second half of the year.

Decathlon Toes a Blurry Line, Seeks Govt Nod to Retail Online

Decathlon Toes a Blurry Line, Seeks Govt Nod to Retail Online

Decathlon has written to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) for the go-ahead to sell its products online from its stores.