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Amazon buys stake in owner of Indian supermarket chain More

20 Sep 2018

MUMBAI Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake in Indian supermarket chain More, the U.S. company said on Thursday.

Global tech firms gear up to fight India's planned data law

19 Sep 2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require Facebook, PayPal and others to store user data in the country, arguing it will hurt investment and the business models of foreign and domestic firms.

In India, Google races to parry the rise of Facebook

05 Sep 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/MUMBAI Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market, sources familiar with the figures say, even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival. | Video

RPT-FOCUS-In India, Google races to parry the rise of Facebook

04 Sep 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/MUMBAI, Sept 4 Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market, sources familiar with the figures say, even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival.

RPT-INTERVIEW-India's Paytm Mall looks to deepen partnerships in fight with Flipkart, Amazon

30 Aug 2018

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 Paytm Mall, the e-commerce venture backed by China's Alibaba Group, is looking to deepen ties with regional retailers as well as partner with top online grocer BigBasket to compete with Walmart-controlled Flipkart and Amazon's local unit, a company executive said.

India's Paytm Mall looks to deepen partnerships in fight with Flipkart, Amazon

29 Aug 2018

NEW DELHI Paytm Mall, the e-commerce venture backed by China's Alibaba Group, is looking to deepen ties with regional retailers as well as partner with top online grocer BigBasket to compete with Walmart-controlled Flipkart and Amazon's local unit, a company executive said.

RPT-INTERVIEW-Google ties up with Indian lenders in bid to woo new users

29 Aug 2018

NEW DELHI, Aug 28 Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it is partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of new internet users in the country to its digital payments services.

Google ties up with Indian lenders in bid to woo new users

28 Aug 2018

NEW DELHI Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it is partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of new internet users in the country to its digital payments services.

Berkshire Hathaway buys stake in India's Paytm

28 Aug 2018

NEW YORK/MUMBAI/HONG KONG Berkshire Hathaway Inc has acquired a 25 billion rupees ($356 million) stake in the parent of digital payments company Paytm, a source said, its first investment in an Indian startup as it moves into the financial payments sector.

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