Indian ride-hailing firm Ola cuts 1,400 jobs – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Ola said on Wednesday it is cutting 1,400 jobs in India, or 35% of its workforce in the home market, as the ride-hailing firm works to reduce its expense to steer through the coronavirus pandemic that has severely impacted mobility companies in the country. Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder and chief executive of Ola, shared the…

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…

Ola opens its tech platform to Indian government to combat coronavirus crisis – TechCrunch

[ad_1] As India scrambles to hold its residents secure from the coronavirus, native ride-hailing large Ola has stepped up to assist. The Indian agency has made its expertise platform — which is able to, amongst different issues, conducting real-time monitoring and navigation and managing crowds — obtainable to the federal and state governments for gratis.…