Unikrn buys e-sports statistician DotaProHub

Unikrn Inc, a Seattle-headquartered venture focused on e-sports betting, has acquired Gurgaon-based e-sports statistics startup DotaProHub for an undisclosed amount. As part of the deal, DotaProHub founders Swaroop Hegde and Aditya Mukherjee would move to Unikrn’s base in Seattle, the companies said in a press statement. DotaProHub (run by Funhouse Technologies Pvt Ltd) is a [...] [...]

Atlassian Updates Its Git Services, Combines Them Under The Bitbucket Brand

2396595421_6eeb5432bc_o Atlassian has long offered a number of Git-based developer services under the Bitbucket and Stash brands for developers who either need a cloud-based or on-premises code management service. Now, however, the company is combining these brands under the Bitbucket name and launching a number of new features for its Git-based services. As Eric Wittman, Atlassian’s general manager of its… Read More
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Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay Now Live Nationwide, Delivery Service In Testing By Year-End

DSC01081 Starbucks, a longtime industry leader when it comes to adoption of mobile payments and mobility loyalty in-store, announced this morning that its “Mobile Order & Pay” system is now available nationwide. The service, which allows Starbucks customers to place orders via the company’s mobile application ahead of arrival at their local store, was previously available in… Read More
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Amazon Prime Memberships Drop To $67 On Friday Only

cat in amazon box Amazon is always looking for ways to boost the numbers of Amazon Prime customers, whether that’s by holding a Black Friday-like “Prime Day” sales event or bundling in subscriptions alongside Amazon hardware, as it attempted with the launch of its own Fire Phone devices. This morning, the online retailer has a new gimmick – its dropping the price for Amazon Prime to just… Read More
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Flipkart gets senior execs from Amazon, Google & Microsoft

The country’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has made three senior-level appointments to strengthen its delivery, accounting technology and digital product capabilities. Flipkart has appointed Amazon’s Dan Rawson as head of customer logistics and supply chain ecosystems, Google’s Ravi Byakod as director of engineering – accounting and Microsoft’s Anand Lakshminarayanan as head of product management for [...] [...]

Portal for men’s essentials The Man Company secures angel funding

The Man Company, a content- and subscription-based e-commerce platform for men’s grooming and essentials, has secured an undisclosed amount from new angel investors, including Microsoft India’s managing director Karan Bajwa, according to a press release. Other investors include Amanpreet Bajaj, country manager – India of Airbnb (online community marketplace for people to list, discover and [...] [...]