Ola Ups The Game; Launches Offline Booking Via SMS
To use the service, all you have to do is send Ola your current location via a text SMS, which then locates the rides around you. You will receive a SMS with the driver details, once your booking is confirmed.
B2B Marketplace Bharat Bazaar Gets Seed Funding From Mohandas Pai, Others
The investment will be utilised to increase team size and presence across multiple Indian cities. Bharat Bazaar aims to target 50,000 active users by December’16.
Mobile Security Firm AppsDaily Raises $3.75 Million From Founders, Existing Investors
The investment will be used to finance growth plans, the company said in a statement.
Facebook Launches Marketplace, Similar to Olx And Quikr
Marketplace is currently only available in the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on mobile, but the company plans to roll out to other countries and on desktop in the coming months.
Capillary Technologies Acquires E-commerce Solutions Provider Sellerworx
Capillary Technologies, which develops omni-channel CRM platform for retailers has acquired Sellerworx for an undisclosed amount, to fortify its omni-channel product portfolio.
WhatsApp’s New Snapchat-like Camera Features, Let’s You Draw on Photos and Videos
With the introduction of the new features, users will be able to write or draw on photos and videos, as well as add emoji, just like Snapchat.
Users no Longer Prefer Cash on Delivery on Snapdeal, Says Company
According to the company, more than 50% of its users opted to pay by credit & debit cards, net banking and through FreeCharge wallet during the first two days of the ongoing campaign.
JustRide Launches ‘Yabber’ to Gamify Your Car Driving Experience
Yabber is JustRide’s in-house concept device that assesses and ranks customers based on their driving skills.
Mahindra Holidays Acquires 12% stake in Online Gifting Platform Giftxoxo
Mahindra Holidays has picked up 12% stake in Bangalore-based Nreach Online Services Pvt Ltd, which operates online gifting portal Giftxoxo.com and mobile app Frogo.in.
44-year-old British May Be the First Person in History to be Cured of HIV
The team reported that a 44-year-old test patient, who is the first of the 50 people to complete a trial of the ambitious treatment, showed no sign of the virus after the treatment.
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