Women- a major force behind the rise of e-commerce

Zivame.com, an online lingerie brand, is tapping micro-blogging site Twitter to interact with its customers, mostly women, on a daily basis. It does about 1,000 transactions a day, says its founder Richa Kar. For Zivame and many other online and offline players, the findings of a recent Google study titled “Women and Web’ would be […]

Linknami.com – the new meeting place for social influencers and topic experts

Endorse, enlighten, entertain or even rant to the far reaches of your intelligence, with www.linknami.com where niche bloggers & webmasters can connect with fellow bloggers to promote their blog posts, products, services and events for free. Unlike many free blog services, this website gives you complete control of your blogs and also doubles up as […]

OfficeYes.com wins Most Innovative eRetailer Award

OfficeYes.com, India’s largest stationery & supplies company, has emerged victorious at the 2013 Indian eRetail Awards, taking home the award for “Most Innovative eRetailer” for its corporate microsite innovation. With thousands of business customers acquired in less than a year, including Google, Microsoft, HCL, Bajaj Capital and a number of Tata Group companies, the microsite […]

Tech giants brace for more scrutiny from US regulators

Silicon Valley lobbied hard in Washington in 2012, and despite some friction with regulators, fared fairly well. In 2013, though, government scrutiny is likely to grow. And with this scrutiny will come even greater efforts by the tech industry to press its case in the nation’s capital and overseas. In 2012, among other victories, the […]

New Microsoft mantra after Sinofsky: Teamwork to take on Apple, Google

The sudden departure of powerful Windows boss Steven Sinofsky this week is the first step in a plan by CEO Steve Ballmer to remodel Microsoft Corp as a much more integrated operation in an attempt to take on Apple and Google at their own game. After nearly 13 years at the helm of the world’s […]

Online shopping: Google struggles to beat Amazon

Whether you are looking to buy a power tool or neon jeans online, chances are you start your search on Google or Amazon.com. But which one? Behind the scenes, the two companies are waging a war to become the pre-eminent online mall. And e-commerce sites large and small are caught in the crossfire. As for […]