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This Week in Apps: Apple slashes commissions, Twitter launches Fleets, warnings about Parler

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with   204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a   $544 billion valuation, 6.5x higher ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Apps, Twitter, Japan, Instagram, Supreme Court, Australia, Washington Post, Youtube, Ipo, Tech, Eu

Indian startups diversify their businesses to offset COVID-19 induced losses

E-commerce giant Flipkart is planning to launch a hyperlocal service that would enable customers to buy items from local stores and have those delivered to them in an hour and a half or less. Yatra, an online travel and hotel ticketing service, is exploring a new business line altogether: Supplying office accessories. Flipkart and Yatra are not the only firms eyeing new business categories. Dozens of firms in the country have branched out by launching new services in recent weeks, in part to ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Asia, Instagram, Education, Entertainment, India, Tech, Walmart, Zomato, Logistics, Mumbai, New Delhi, Flipkart

Jeff Bezos rode around in an electric Amazon rickshaw to show off the company's new fleet in India

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the company is deploying a fleet of electric delivery rickshaws in India. In a promotional video, he hopped into one of the rickshaws for a spin. Bezos' trip to India has been overshadowed by protesters and an antitrust investigation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been on a highly publicized tour of India, and his latest stunt involves hopping inside an Amazon-branded electric rickshaw. Bezos uploaded a video...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, India, Trends, Walmart, Jeff Bezos, Flipkart, Bezos, India US, Business Insider Amazon India, Forrester Amazon

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many local businesses in recent years. With each passing day, Amazon is closing in on Walmart-owned Flipkart’s lead on the e-commerce space. Uber is fighting with Ola for the tentpole position of the ride-hailing market; and Google and Facebook dominate the ads business, to name a few. But a handful of companies in India have not only survived the growing competitio...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Android, Facebook, Uber, Asia, Media, Instagram, India, US, Social Media, Tech, Walmart, Whatsapp, Colombia, Tencent

NAMA Digest: Developments at Delhivery, Zomato, Paytm, Hotstar and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. Funding & investments Softbank has invested $350 million in logistics company Delhivery via its Cayman Islands entity SVF Doorbell (Cayman), reports the Economic Times. Delhivery has issued... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Uber, News, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, Investments, Softbank, Netflix, Mergers & Acquisitions, Zomato, Flipkart, UPI

E-commerce startup Zilingo raises $226M to digitize Asia’s fashion supply chain

If you’re looking for the next unicorn in Southeast Asia, Zilingo might just be it. The 3.5-year-old e-commerce company announced today that it has raised a Series D round worth $226 million to go after the opportunity to digitize Asia’s fashion supply chain. This new round takes Zilingo to $308 million from investors since its 2015 launch. The Series D is provided by existing investors Sequoia India, Singapore sovereign fund Temasek, Germany’s Burda and Sofina, a European backer of Flipka...
Tags: Amazon, Fundings & Exits, TC, Ecommerce, Asia, Europe, Instagram, Indonesia, Australia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Softbank, Funding, Supply Chain, Tech, E-commerce

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus – First Look & Initial Impressions

M arathon M5 Plus is a new addition to Gionee’s Marathon smartphone series, launched few weeks back in India. The Marathon series has been highly popular in India mainly due to the fact that all M series phones aim at delivering an extremely good battery backup by packing high capacity batteries and power saving modes. With the M5 Plus, Gionee has upgraded its Marathon line-up with a device that outshines both in terms of design and hardware. The M5 Plus is top of the line smartphone in the “M ...
Tags: Android, Photos, India, Blogging, Features, Mali, Marathon, Gpu, Battery, Flipkart, Hands-on, Gionee, Amigo Ui, Amigo, Amoled, Finger Print Scanner

Nielsen acquires Informate to up mobile measurement globally

Info and survey company Nielsen has acquired Informate Mobile Intelligence, a mobile usage measurement company, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will let Nielsen pad its measurement portfolio in the mobile space in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa and employ Nielsen’s Total Audience measurement in international and developing markets. Both the companies have been working together for about 5 years to provide insights into mobile consumption patterns via smartphone meterin...
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, Asia, News, Instagram, Internet, Africa, Digital, Analytics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nielsen, Flipkart, Mobile Analytics, Fmcg, Social Content Ratings, RFI

WhatsApp, YouTube & Google top 3 apps by daily active users: Jana study

WhatsApp, YouTube, Google, Facebook, Gmail, Messenger, UC Browser, Google+, SHAREit and Google Maps, were the 10 most used apps by Indians in December 2015, according to Jana, a US based tech company which offers an apps marketplace to provide free data to users in developing countries. Jana tracked these on the basis of their daily active users (DAUs), on the basis of mCent (explained at the bottom) users in the month. Google and Facebook apps tying for top spots In the top 10, Google and Faceb...
Tags: Google, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Technology, News, Instagram, Internet, India, US, Facebook Messenger, Applications, SnapDeal, Flipkart, Paytm, Quikr

Le Max and Le 1S – Key Features & Hands-On Photos

A fortnight back, LeEco formerly known as LeTv officially started its operations in India by launching the Le Max and Le 1S. Le Max is a high-end premium smartphone priced at 32,999 INR whereas Le 1s is a mid-range phone packing some great specs and quality hardware at a competitive pricing of 10,999 INR. The company is aggressively advertising Le 1s as it’s a budget and ‘true value for money’ smartphone that’s highly demanding among Indians. Just yesterday, LeEco sold 70,000 units of Le 1s in 2...
Tags: Android, Photos, Lollipop, India, Features, Sony, Letv, Price, Gpu, Flipkart, Specifications, Hands-on, Le Max, Helio, Leeco, Eui

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