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Decoding Flipkart Hackday – the untold stories behind Flipkart’s greatest innovations

Madhu Karuthedath
‘Hack: The act of improvising on a problem, effectively and unconventionally, to derive a temporary or permanent solution.’ While most contemporary definitions of the word might redirect you to similar phrases, for Flipkart the connotation weighs something much more than a prescribed meaning. Something that is especially evident during the Flipkart Hackday events. In this story we hack into history to decode the DNA of this unique culture of innovation in India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, and dive into the pool of codes and ideas that paved the way for Flipkart.

#BIG10Innovation – Solve Bengaluru’s Traffic woes w/ Sridhar Pabbisetty & Utkarsh B

Ahead of the Gridlock Hackathon finale, Flipkart Stories hosts a special edition of the #BIG10Innovation Tweetchat on "Tech Solutions for Bengaluru’s Traffic Woes". Mark the date - June 27, 2017 at 3 pm IST. Our panelists are Sridhar Pabbisetty, CEO of Namma Bengaluru Foundation, and Utkarsh B, Principal Architect, Flipkart. Tweet your questions on Bengaluru’s traffic governance issues to Sridhar (@psridharp) and your tech-related questions to Utkarsh (@eutkarsh) with the hashtag #BIG10Innovation. The 3 best questions from participants and the 3 best answers to the panelists’ questions win prizes from Flipkart.

Moto C Plus – the heavy duty budget phone #OnlyOnFlipkart

Moto is one of the brands that packs a surprise in every single launch and they have just pulled out another bunny from the hat. The Moto C Plus, an online Flipkart exclusive in India has created quite a buzz in the past few months. It is one of the most affordable smartphones from the Moto stable that combines class-leading configuration and a slick design. We got our hands on this new, uber-cool Moto and here’s what got us excited.