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    Inside Flipkart’s monster-cruncher: how it gleans insights from a petabyte of data daily

Inside Flipkart’s monster-cruncher: how it gleans insights from a petabyte of data daily

Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy with his team. Photo credit: Flipkart Stories Gender is complicated for the data scientists at Flipkart, India’s leading ecommerce site. It’s not enough, for example, to

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    Grab nabs Paytm engineering head to be new payments CTO

Grab nabs Paytm engineering head to be new payments CTO

GrabPay CTO Vikas Agrawal. Photo credit: Grab. Grab has appointed Vikas Agrawal as chief technology officer (CTO) of its mobile payments unit GrabPay. His arrival is the latest in a

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    Why on earth is a ride-hailing giant building an app store? Ola’s surprising way forward

Why on earth is a ride-hailing giant building an app store? Ola’s surprising way forward

Photo credit: Ola. Imagine getting into a cab in the morning where your Skype call and calendar are already set up in front of you. Or hailing a car at

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Tomorrowland: Indian state’s pilot shows the world how to put land records on blockchain

  Tomorrowland: Indian state’s pilot shows the world how to put land records on blockchain

Photo credit: Rajarshi Mitra. Property fraud is rampant in India and takes many forms. It’s one of the biggest avenues

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An insider’s account of how Go-Jek hit 900x scale in 18 months and is still doubling

  An insider’s account of how Go-Jek hit 900x scale in 18 months and is still doubling

Sidu Ponnappa, Go-Jek’s head of engineering. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Go-Jek scaled 900 times in the first 18 months

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Tomorrowland: Vizag’s pilot shows the world how to put land records on blockchain

  Tomorrowland: Vizag’s pilot shows the world how to put land records on blockchain

Photo credit: Rajarshi Mitra. Property fraud is rampant in India and takes many forms. It’s one of the biggest avenues

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Brief: Amazon invests more in its Indian marketplace, twice as much as Flipkart so far

  Brief: Amazon invests more in its Indian marketplace, twice as much as Flipkart so far

Photo credit: Pixabay. The news (extracted from Economic Times): Amazon has invested US$444 million in Amazon Seller Services – its

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Uber board finally agrees to terms of $10b deal with SoftBank, but conditions apply

  Uber board finally agrees to terms of $10b deal with SoftBank, but conditions apply

Illustration by Tech in Asia, from photo by Softbank. Uber’s warring board members have finally agreed to terms for an

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What SoftBank’s $10b investment in Uber means for its battle with Ola in India

  What SoftBank’s $10b investment in Uber means for its battle with Ola in India

Photo credit: Ola. Scandal-ridden Uber has confirmed a deal to sell a chunk of its stakes to SoftBank. The Japanese

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