Flipkart is one of the biggest websites in India, and this $360M will help the company to build out its supply chain and undercut the competition.
Zoom offers a neighborhood-based, membership-only car rental service by hour or by day.
Editor’s Pick Apple’s new iPhone 5C is the answer to China, the answer to India, the answer to the entire developing world that might just crave a little more iOS in their lives, and the answer to Android’s 80 percent global smartphone market share.
Or is it?
Editor’s Pick Conquest isn’t your typical startup competition.
Santa Clara University is one of the many educational institutions who have developed programs aimed at social entrepreneurs, and last Thursday, 13 social enterprises gave speed pitches to a room of impact investors as part of the Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI) Accelerator Showcase.
Code for India (CFI) is a global community of software engineers who are building tools to address issues in the developing world. It was founded by serial entrepreneur and investor Karl Mehta.
The IDC found that the Western European mobile phone market shrunk in the first quarter of 2013, and Apple continues to lose ground in Western Europe and India.
India is rolling out a surveillance program that will give government agencies the ability to tap directly into emails and phone calls without oversight by courts or parliament. The government said this widespread monitoring is in an effort to safeguard national security.
The number one magazine provider in Apple’s Newstand has now added 20 new magazine from American Media to its stable of 1,800 magazines for digital sale.
This is the latest move in Amazon’s worldwide expansion.
Guest Post When I co-founded InMobi in 2007, we took a novel “east-to-west” approach to our growth, starting in India before moving into other developing markets, then finally into more traditional “Western” markets as well.
Indian home shopping business Homeshop18 has closed a $30 million funding round as it edges closer to an IPO.
Eduston.tv launches an online business education portal for people in BRIC countries and reveals $1 million in seed funding.
The Russian government asks Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to remove posts, following a recently passed law that blocks content relating to child porn, drug use, and suicide.
Popular Indian e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has reportedly raised $50 million in a new round of funding to help it continue to grow and beat out similar sites.
In an article in the Times of India, the Google chairman said India must choose between “an open internet that benefits all or a highly regulated one that inhibits innovation.”
Guest Post The process of implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.
Countries like Brazil and Russia will soon give smartphone makers attractive new markets in which to sell their wares.
Looks like Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Huawei is getting slammed again. Now it’s Los Alamos National Laboratory, the facility that is in charge of maintaining the United States’s arsenal of nuclear weapons, that has apparently tossed out Huawei network switches.
Google is telling Asian users to expect Google services to run up to 30 percent faster once a trio of new data centers come online.
Fab is continuing its global expansion with a funding deal — and a potential new partner — in India.
Apple is finally debuting its popular iTunes media store/application across most of Asia and other regions, it announced today.
With its second Aakash tablet, India has to convince the world it has learned from the mistakes from its first.
International investors with an interest in Indian startups are heading en masse to GSF 2012 in Gurgaon this week.
Silicon Valley hotdog Dave McClure and his incubator, 500 Startups, are looking to the Indian subcontinent for a new wave of entrepreneurship.
The Tata Nano has never really taken off in India. Perhaps that’s because it’s perfect for the U.S. market.
Guest Post When we reviewed the initial survey results, we thought something must be wrong. The Indian numbers could not have increased so dramatically.
In its second incarnation, India’s $35 Aaakash tablet has finally achieved the potential to revolutionize education for millions.
Still waiting for that new iPad mini? Or perhaps you couldn’t wait and decided to drop $199 on some 7-inch tablet?
How about a $50 Android tablet?
One of India’s leading venture capital firms Nexus Venture Partners has amassed its largest fund to date.
Photographers can use Canvera to build their brand, expand their reach, and make money from selling their artwork online.
“Big data” company AbsolutData received $20 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India.
Guest Post Go East, young entrepreneur! The chance to become rich and famous with a startup is no longer just an American dream. It’s happening in Asia too, as talent, energy and resources flow from the U.S. to the east.
Microsoft released a new study today that quantifies the unfair advantage that manufacturers in emerging countries get by pirating software. The study says that companies that steal information technology software get a $2.9 billion competitive advantage over companies that pay for their software.
Showing that there’s plenty of untapped potential in the Indian startup scene, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel Partners announced its $155 million Accel India III fund today for seed and early-stage investments in the country.
Editor's Pick The Indian government thinks the $35 Aakash Android tablet has the power to change the world. After testing one out, we’d tend to agree.
The Indian government and Canadian company DataWind are launching what might be the world’s cheapest tablet this week with the Aakash, a 7-inch Android tablet.
Mu Sigma on Monday announced it has raised a $25 million third round from Sequoia Capital. Mu Sigma is a provider of data analytics services to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft and Dell.