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How Slack Technologies developed from an idea for easier office chat to software juggernaut in two years, entirely by word of mouth
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How Slack Technologies developed from an idea for easier office chat to software juggernaut in two years, entirely by word of mouth

It's late morning on a Thursday in September, and Slack Technologies CEO Stewart Butterfield has convened a meeting with his design and product heads in the company's low-key San Francisco headquarters. On the agenda is the question that's been most on Butterfield's mind lately: how his $US2.8 billion ($3.9 billion) start-up, which makes business-collaboration software, can be as good with 250, 500, or a thousand people as it was when he founded it with a team of eight. For today's meeting, Butterfield, sporting camouflage suede wingtips and argyle socks, has prepared a list of "teachable principles" he wants his people to internalise. Butterfield is off and running when something distracts him: Brandon Velestuk, Slack's design director, is video-conferencing from Vancouver, and his...
First-Of-Its-Kind Partnership In India – Buy Smartphone OnePlus X, Straight From The Ola App
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First-Of-Its-Kind Partnership In India – Buy Smartphone OnePlus X, Straight From The Ola App

Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for personal transportation and OnePlus, a fast growing technology startup, today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership in India, giving users an opportunity to buy the latest smartphone OnePlus X, on-demand, straight from the Ola app. For one-day only on December 8, 2015, OnePlus together with OlaCabs and Amazon India is bringing a whole new dimension to your smartphone purchase experience. A first in India, buying a OnePlus X is as handy as hailing for a cab on your app with same-day delivery guarantee (in less than 15 minutes of placing the order) and consumer-friendly payment options. The partnership will take place across seven cities namely Delhi/NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. Fans wishing to purchase the O...
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After a Success Of Gadgetsguru.com, Arun Kapur new app called ‘ OK Sir ’ be present on a National platform soon

Arun Kapur, a technocrat and the founder of the highly successful e-commerce site gadgetsguru.com, talks about his latest e-offering ‘OK Sir’. OK Sir is an app that aggregates and makes available over 300 daily need and emergency service providers like key makers, plumbers, peons, tutors, nurses to helicopter joyrides on a single click. Excerpts from his vision of creating a single organised platform of assured employment for the unorganised sector, a secured and cost effective - standard pricing service platform for daily need services and providing a 24x7 platform with over 50,000 registered service providers. Q. Tell us about OK Sir? OK Sir is a daily need and emergency service based application that provides its users with over 300 services across categories and is available...
Indian PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Available on Saavn App
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Indian PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Available on Saavn App

People can now listen to recorded version of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' on music application Saavn in 24 languages.PM Modi hosts the programme on All India Radio to address issues and events that affect the general public in India on a daily basis.   "We are honoured to have Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme, 'Mann Ki Baat' streaming on Saavn. This is in line with his vision of a 'Digital India' wherein technology can effect a qualitative change in peoples' lives," Saavn Global Chief Operating Officer Mahesh Narayanan said in a statement.This marks the first presence of 'Mann Ki Baat' on an Indian digital streaming platform, the statement said.Saavn claims to have 18 million monthly active users. Each Mann Ki Baat programme edition...
Holidify raises angel round to strengthen its technology and expand to more holiday options
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Holidify raises angel round to strengthen its technology and expand to more holiday options

Holidify, a Delhi-based startup founded by IIT Bombay alumni has recently raised an angel round of funding of $100K led by Promoter of Aarti Group (BSE: AARTIIND). The promoter family of Aarti Industries has earlier invested in education startup Places, Bewakoof.com and Humming Whale, creator of Gladius Technology Cricket Bats. The funding round also saw participation from Naman Sarawagi (founder of Findyogi) and Himanshu Sarawagi. (more…)
Flatchat goes International with Singapore Debut
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Flatchat goes International with Singapore Debut

Flatchat, the home rentals and roommate-finder app, is now launching in Singapore. Backed by CommonFloor.com—Flatchat is a mobile-based platform that helps students and bachelors find accommodation and flatmates. The app has been completely re-designed for the Singapore market, and is expected to be publicly available to users by November 2015. Singapore will be the entry point for Flatchat’s expansion to international territories. (more…)
Micromax invests in Scandid, a mobile product and savings discovery platform
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Micromax invests in Scandid, a mobile product and savings discovery platform

In world's top 10 mobile makers,  Micromax announced a strategic investment in Scandid, a mobile product and savings discovery platform. The Scandid app helps customers compare prices and discover discounts across top e-commerce and local retailers, helping them make informed choices. The Scandid investment further reinforces Micromax's foray into application services and building an integrated mobile ecosystem. (more…)
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Pickmylaundry raised $100,000 from GHV

New Delhi-based PML Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs PickMyLaundry, a mobile platform that facilitates booking and delivery of laundry services, has raised $100,000 from Green House Ventures (GHV). (more…)