Weekly Roundup: DHL to pilot eCommerce in India; Android One Announcement On Sept 15th?


Weekly Roundup: DHL to pilot eCommerce in India; Android One Announcement On Sept 15th?

Last week saw a lot of ecommerca shakeups – right from Flipkart shutting down PayZippy to *pivots of* Yebhi and Tradus . recap

– Upcoming NextBigWhat conference : bigMobilityConf (Sep 13th/Bangalore). 


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Launches and initiatives:

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Top of Form:

Sundar Pichai To Announce Android One Programme in India on Sept 15?

The Good News : Government Wants To Ease ‘Doing Business In India’ ; Announces New Initiatives

Other major news:

Yebhi Is Now An Aggregator. What’s The Point?

Exclusive : Tradus to shutdown

Flipkart shuts Down Payzippy; Makes A Strategic Investment In Ngpay

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