Talks, networking, games and fun — there's no shortage of inspiration for the quintessential tech enthusiast at the annual slash n events. To pique your interest further, here’s a quick glance at what Flipkart’s flagship tech conference has to offer this year. Take a look.
slash n 2019 is just around the corner, and Flipkart’s best tech minds are getting ready for its next flagship tech conference. We take a look at some of the people behind some of the best talks at last year’s slash n, and the amazing work they brought to the fore.
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.
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science — these are just a few of the buzzwords that have dominated tech conversations in recent times. What happens when a company that generates data in excess of 15 terabytes every day shares its research and tools with the tech community? In 2013, Flipkart unveiled slash n, a flagship tech conference like no other. In the lead-up to the event in its fifth year in April, we look back at the highlights from slash n 2018
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
Fourteen percent of all internet users in India — 60 million people — shopped online in 2016. According to a Morgan Stanley report, by 2026 this number will rise to over 50%. As more and more Indians embrace online shopping, Flipkart’s technology with a human touch is helping bolster this shift, shaping digital habits in a rapidly evolving digital marketplace. These customer stories attest to the effort that Flipkart has made in research, development and innovation to deliver technology that understands and serves the unique needs of the Indian customer.
In June, 2017, Flipkart invited entries from smart innovators for the Gridlock Hackathon, a unique event that brought together sharp minds, cutting-edge research and technology solutions to Bengaluru’s traffic snarls. Were the hacks good enough to solve Bengaluru's traffic woes? Here's the update