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More than 50 closeted business execs from the same city fell victim to the same Grindr scheme

Dozens of closeted male business executives, including several CEOs from top international companies, have reportedly fallen victim to a sophisticated Grindr scheme, police say. According to the Hindustan Times, the men live in Delhi NCR, which has a population of approximately 46 million people. Many of the men are married with children and are not out to their families. Police say a gang of six men ran a months-long operation in which they would target these men on Grindr. After chatting for ...
Tags: Crime, Life, India, Lifestyle, Delhi, Scam, Grindr, Hindustan Times, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Delhi NCR, Akil, Gurugram, Muhammad Akil


Spectra selects Nokia for expansion of 1 Gbps broadband services across India

Spectra (formerly Spectranet) recently launched 1Gbps broadband unlimited broadband plans in Bengaluru at Rs. 1249, after Delhi NCR. Today the company has announced that it has selected Nokia's IP/MPLS routing and GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network) fiber solutions to build out its network to meet customer demand for high-performance broadband services. Spectra also continues to lead the Netflix ISP SpeedIndex for India over other providers. Spectra is looking looking to expand broadband...
Tags: News, India, Nokia, Blogging, Bengaluru, Bangalore, Sas, Spectra, Delhi NCR, Spectra Nokia, Spectra Nokia India, GPON Gigabit Passive Optical Network, Nokia Network Services Platform NSP, Nokia Commenting


Xiaomi introduces smart delivery option on Mi online store for flexible pick-ups

Xiaomi today introduced a new smart delivery option, powered by Smartbox, on its Mi online store as well as its Mi Store app that allows users to pick Smartbox as a delivery option, and get their online purchase delivered to a digital locker near their location. Blue Dart, FedEx , Delhivery, Xpress Bees & Ecom Express are the partners for delivery. The locker can be accessed with a unique OTP and users can pick up their purchase anytime as per their convenience within 72 hours. Order will be ...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, UPI, Xiaomi India, Delhi NCR, Xiaomi smart delivery, Smartbox, Blue Dart FedEx Delhivery Xpress Bees Ecom Express, Raghu Reddy


Rent bicycles in Delhi/NCR using Mobycy [Uber for Bicycles]

Gurgaon-based Green Tech startup, Mobycy, has launched dockless bicycle sharing app on Google Play Store. Bringing a unique ‘Uber for Bicycles’ model in India, Mobycy’s app allows users to discover a smart bike in their vicinity, unlock it via QR Code and commute shorter distances in a jiffy. Users can either pay INR 10 for a single ride or buy the monthly subscription to enjoy 2 daily rides for an hour each, making the healthy habit of cycling almost at Re 1. Users can sign up on the Mobycy ap...
Tags: Google, Business, India, Delhi, Products, NCR, Bangalore, Gurgaon, GURGAON India, Green Tech, Delhi NCR, ConsumerTech, Ola Pedal, Mobycy


You can now rent dockless bicycles in Delhi/NCR using Mobycy [Uber for Bicycles]

Gurgaon-based Green Tech startup, Mobycy, has launched dockless bicycle sharing service. Bringing a unique ‘Uber for Bicycles’ model in India, Mobycy’s app allows users to discover a smart bike in their vicinity, unlock it via QR Code and commute shorter distances in a jiffy. Users can either pay INR 10 for a single ride or buy the monthly subscription to enjoy 2 daily rides for an hour each, making the healthy habit of cycling almost at Re 1. These Smart Bikes are available across Delhi/NCR re...
Tags: Business, India, Delhi, Products, NCR, Bangalore, Gurgaon, FARIDABAD, Green Tech, Delhi NCR, ConsumerTech, Ola Pedal, Mobycy, Noida Gurgaon Chandigarh, Amity Noida, MDI Gurgaon Users


UberEats food delivery service expands to Delhi-NCR

After Mumbai, Uber has expanded its food deliver service UberEATS to Delhi-NCR. The services will start in Gurugram first. The company has partnered with over 300 restaurants and claims to offer local restaurants a reliable delivery option. . Uber says that the reason it chose Gurugram is because of its high density office and residential complexes. The … Continue reading "UberEats food delivery service expands to Delhi-NCR"
Tags: India, Blogging, Food Delivery, Delhi, NCR, Ubereats, Gurugram, Mumbai Uber, Delhi-NCR


Uber finally introduces driver tipping in the US

Online cab-hailing service Uber has introduced in-app driver tipping, after being opposed to the idea for a long time. Riders and UberEATS customers will now be able to tip from the app after a trip or delivery, as may be the case. Tipping is currently available in Seattle, Minneapolis and Houston, with the company saying that it will be extended for all drivers across the US by the end of July 2017. Drivers will be allowed to cash out tips any time using Instant Pay, and Uber service fees will ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Uber, News, Internet, India, US, Travis Kalanick, Houston, Mumbai, Tipping, Bangalore, Ola, Quest, Online Cab booking, Delhi NCR


Top 10 stories of the week: June 12th to June 18th 2017

In no particular order, here are MediaNama’s top 10 stories of the week ended 18th June 2017 MediaNama would like to thank its sponsors: for their support. As Ola and Uber tweak their incentives, drivers say that it is driving them to suicide “I used to earn around Rs 5000 to Rs 6000 (per day) now I earn Rs 1700 maximum. My income has reduced drastically, actually I have no income at all. I have not paid four EMIs on my car,” says Shankar Mishra, an Uber driver in the Delhi NCR region. Read it...
Tags: Travel, News, Ebay, India, Netflix, Travis Kalanick, Bill, Delhi, Flipkart, Airtel, Trai, New York Times Read, CCI, Amit, Covington Burling LLP, Jio


As Ola and Uber tweak their incentives, drivers say that it is driving them to suicide

by Apurva Venkat and Shashidhar KJ “I used to earn around Rs 5000 to Rs 6000 (per day) now I earn Rs 1700 maximum. My income has reduced drastically, actually I have no income at all. I have not paid four EMIs on my car,” says Shankar Mishra, an Uber driver in the Delhi NCR region. In the recent spate of protests against online cab aggregators, specifically Uber and Ola, drivers have been demanding better incentive structures as their earnings have started falling. The drivers say that they are...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Uber, News, Internet, India, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ola, Haryana, EMI, Kumar, Mishra, Agarwal, Ravi


Grofers re-starts operations in five out of six cities it had shut shop in

Online grocery delivery startup Grofers has restarted operations in five out of the six cities it had shut operations last year. The company had shut operations in Ludhiana, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Cochin, Vizag, Nagpur for a year.  Currently, service is back in all these cities except Vizag. Interestingly, Albinder Dhindsa, co-founder of Grofers, told MediaNama that operations in the cities were restarted in January 2017. Operations in the cities were  shut in the cities as the compan...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Softbank, Hindu, Yuri Milner, Grofers, Vadodara, Ranchi, Medianama, Online Grocery, Delhi NCR, Ludhiana Bhubaneshwar Bhopal Cochin Vizag Nagpur, Albinder Dhindsa


Uber driver app will monitor driving patterns; Updated incentive structure

Uber will monitor driving patterns of its drivers including speeds, acceleration, braking, etc. and display them as daily reports within the app. The app will also display pop-up safety reminders and speed indicators to drivers while they are logged into the platform. Currently this is being tested in Bangalore city in this week, and will be rolled to more cities sooner, Uber said in a statement. These updates are meant to increase road safety for both drivers and passengers, while Uber says th...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Uber, News, Internet, India, US, Delhi, Digitalglobe, Bangalore, Karnataka, Medianama, Online Cab booking, Delhi NCR


Ajay Piramal invests in Chennai-based cab shuttle UToo

Billionaire Ajay Piramal has picked up a minority stake in Chennai-based online shuttle aggregator UToo, reports the Economic Times. UToo was started by former Aircel CEO C Sivasankaran, according to a Hindu Businessline report and the company says that it has already completed more than 5,000 rides with 100 daily commuters and 20 routes. Businessline also reported that UToo will be rolled out in nine cities with at least 1,00,000 cars in the first phase (within four months), and 1,80,000 cars ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Internet, India, Delhi, Mumbai, NCR, Bangalore, Ola, Chennai, Economic Times, Aircel, Piramal Group, Shuttle Services


Uber cuts its tariff in Delhi-NCR region in escalating tariff war with Ola

In an escalating tariff war with rival Ola, cab aggregator Uber has announced that its cheapest service UberGo will now charge Rs 6 per kilometer in the Delhi-NCR region. Uber still charges a base fare of Rs 40 for rides on UberGo. This move brings Uber in line with Ola’s cheapest service Ola Micro which it introduced in February. Ola Micro charges Rs 6 per kilometer and and a base fare of Rs 45. Note that Uber’s new tariffs come after it slashed its rates for  UberGo by up to 22% in 10 non-met...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Mobile, Uber, News, Internet, India, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ola, Kolkata, Karnataka, Jodhpur, Chennai


70% of ecommerce purchases in Q1FY16 were through COD: Report

Cash-on-delivery (COD) was the most preferred method to pay for e-commerce purchases accounting for 70% of all transactions, according to a report by Sokrati that studied more than 1.4 million online ‘purchasers’ buying from over 100 online retailers.  Rest of the payment methods like net banking and credit & debit cards (20.5%), and digital wallets (2.4%) together accounted for the remaining 30%. The data was recorded during the first quarter of this year (Q1FY16). However, the average order v...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Cod, Delhi NCR, Research & Numbers, Jorge Franganillo


Vodafone invests over 1000cr for network upgrade in Delhi NCR, launches Vodafone U packs

Vodafone India has announced that it has invested over Rs. 1000 crore to upgrade its network for more than 1 crore customers in the Delhi NCR region. ” Vodafone SuperNet 4G is available across all major work, educational, recreational ...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Vodafone, 4G, Delhi, NCR, Vodafone India, Delhi NCR


Delhi Metro cards can be now recharged via Paytm

Delhi Metro users can now recharge their metro cards via Paytm. The company mentioned on its blog that this can be done either via the Paytm app or the Delhi Metro website. Note that Paytm already allows uses of the Mumbai Metro to recharge their cards. In 2014, ICICI Bank partnered with Delhi Metro to launch co-branded credit and debit cards called ICICI Bank Unifare Card, which can double up as Delhi Metro Smart Cards. It is interesting to note that Paytm tied up with ICICI Bank to launch virt...
Tags: Mobile, News, Internet, Delhi, Citizens, Paytm, ICICI Bank, Rajiv Chowk, Delhi Metro, Digital Payments, Medianama, IRCTC, Delhi NCR, Aditya Birla Retail, Ridlr, Mumbai Metro


Zimmber acquires peer FindYahaan for an undisclosed amount

Zimmber, a hyperlocal home solutions company, has acquired hyperlocal lifestyle services marketplace FindYahaan for an undisclosed amount, reports the Mint. The acquisition will help Zimmber strengthen its white collar service listings. Founded in 2013 by Rachit Mathur and Snehil Khanor, FindYahan provides a location based discovery platform for lifestyle services which enables skilled individuals and home businesses to their target customers. The platform is available only in the Delhi/NCR reg...
Tags: Mobile, News, Amit Kumar, Internet, India, Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mumbai, Hyperlocal, Jabong, Amit Gupta, Inmobi, IDG, Mumbai Pune, FindYahaan, Zimmber