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The UK-based FairWork Foundation, supported by The Oxford Internet Institute, has published its first report on India based on a study on 'fair work' in the gig economy. Flipkart has topped the rankings, which includes other players operating in the gig economy space in India such as BigBasket, Zomato and Uber.
Long before the much-talked-about Indian e-commerce wave credited to the millennial breed of Indian unicorns made its presence felt, a silent revolution that began in the 1990s had already empowered the Indian traveler with access to online railway ticket reservation. The man who helmed this project, Amitabh Pandey, is a former economics teacher and academic. Pandey, who has also authored three books of fiction, relates the story of India’s first e-commerce revolution in his new book, When It Clicks — Field Notes From India’s e-Commerce Revolution. Read excerpts from an exclusive interview and buy the book on Flipkart
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature as well as the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Gabriel García Márquez left an indelible mark on the written word. In honor of his 92nd birth anniversary, revisit five of his most appreciated works. And if you’re new to Márquez’s brilliance, lose yourself in his fantastical universe.
For South Asians living abroad, shopping for ethnic wear can be challenging — the clothes are often expensive, sizing confusing, and the fabric something that you'd have to settle for. But what if an online platform could bring these customers the latest trends, the perfect fit and fabric that feels like home, all within days? Read how a South Asian customer in Canada, with the help of Myntra and Walmart, found exactly what she was looking for, straight from India!
A world-renowned brand and marketing strategist, a widely published author, one of Asia’s Most Influential Digital Marketers, a music producer, a wannabe DJ (in his words), occasionally an organizer of tasting nights for the Singapore Whisky Society and the hugely popular #SataySocial street-food event. Can you believe that we’re talking about just one man? His name is Simon Kemp. And his most recent visit to India saw him convey his love for all things data, to India’s largest e-commerce platform, Flipkart.
Dr Soumen Chakrabarti is one of India’s foremost AI researchers, working in the field of knowledge graphs and search. His work has also contributed greatly to development of the Open Web. Dr Chakrabarti addressed Flipkart engineers recently in a Blue Sky talk about his favorite area of research. We caught up with him to pick his brains about some of the most pressing issues surrounding the state of the information highway