Hindi content consumption on internet growing at 94%: Google

Catering to the internet users in tier II and III towns, technology giant Google is now focusing to expand usage of its products like ‘Maps’ and ‘Search’ in vernacular languages, especially Hindi. “While there are an estimated 500 million speakers of Hindi, there are just 100,000 Wikipedia articles. India’s Internet population is growing really fast, [...] [...]

Fashion discovery app Roposo raises $15M more from Tiger Global

Gurgaon-headquartered Relevant e-solutions Pvt Ltd, the startup behind fashion-focused social network Roposo.com, has raised $15 million (Rs 98.3 crore) from existing investor Tiger Global Management, as per a press statement. The company will use the funding to build a strong team, reinforce technological infrastructure and for revamping its product portfolio. In March, Roposo had raised $5 million [...] [...]

SBI launches mobile wallet app ‘Buddy’

Country’s largest lender State Bank of India today launched a mobile wallet app, SBI Buddy, in collaboration with Accenture and Mastercard. The service will be available to existing as well as non-SBI customers. The app was launched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance and Hasmukh Adhia, Secretary, [...] [...]