JioMart, the e-commerce venture from India’s richest man, launches in additional cities – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The rationale behind the deluge of dollars flooding into billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Platforms is beginning to become more clear as his e-commerce venture JioMart starts rolling out to more people across India. An e-commerce venture between the nation’s top telecom operator Jio Platforms and top retail chain Jio Retail, JioMart just launched…

Amazon, Flipkart, Ola and Uber begin to resume their services in India – TechCrunch

[ad_1] E-commerce firms Amazon, Flipkart, and ride-hailing giants Ola and Uber are partially resuming their services in India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government eased some restrictions late last week to revive economic activity that’s been stalled since the stringent stay-at-home orders were ordered across the nation in late March. The companies said in their…

Facebook’s $5.7 billion bet on Indian giant Jio spells trouble for Amazon and Flipkart – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Facebook’s major bet on Jio Platforms could create a headache for mobile payments services that have amassed tens of millions of users while struggling to find a business model in the world’s second-largest internet market. The $5.7 billion investment, Facebook’s second-largest to date, could also further its dominance in India — its biggest market…

Covidmaps lets you find grocery stores and pharmacies in India – TechCrunch

[ad_1] More than half a dozen volunteers have banded collectively in India to launch a crowdsourced instrument to assist individuals in the nation determine and find close by grocery stores, pharmacies, and money machines as New Delhi extends the nationwide lockdown to May 3. The service, known as Covidmaps, permits individuals to find operational grocery…