PayPal makes a big marketplace play with its $500M investment in Uber

Uber’s  announcement of its IPO pricing earlier today came with a $500 million belated Easter egg. The payments giant PayPal is making a half-billion-dollar investment in the company, paying $47 per share, which gives the company a valuation of $78.8 billion (in the middle of the range of Uber’s IPO pricing of $44-$50 per share). Neither Uber nor PayPal  gave […]

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Audi unveils A6 Lifestyle Edition in India with rear seat entertainment features, priced at Rs 49.99 lakh

NEW DELHI: German luxury car maker Audi Tuesday launched its A6 sedan Lifestyle Edition in India, priced at Rs 49.99 lakh. The A6 Lifestyle Edition is equipped with new added features and accessories such as rear seat entertainment, mobile coffee machine Espresso Mobil and entry exit lightswith Audi logo projection, among others, Audi India said in a statement. […]

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Ace your board exams with these tips to a healthy lifestyle

Regardless of how well-prepared you are, board exam time is always a stressful period. Board exams are around the corner and it is the time of the year when all that matters are grades. If you are a parent to a would-be-appearing board exam student or a student experiencing examination blues, you might be trying […]

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Replace GCSEs with baccalaureate, says Conservative MP

The Conservative MP Robert Halfon, who chairs the Commons education select committee, thinks the focus on GCSEs is too narrow. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA GCSE exams in England should be scrapped and replaced with a baccalaureate for school leavers that includes vocational skills and personal development, as part of a radical overhaul proposed by an influential […]

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Myntra restructures business to comply with regulations

Flipkart’s subsidiary Myntra which drives a large part of its business through exclusive brand tie-ups and private labels has clarified that it does not own any equity stake in sellers on its platform thereby complying with the new FDI norms. The move signals a significant restructuring at Myntra since the company continues to sell brands through third-party merchants instead […]

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Grace Msalame finally makes her TV comeback with lifestyle show

Sassy media personality Grace Msalame has officially announced her TV comeback with a new lifestyle show to be aired in a few days on NTV. The former Bamba TV manager at Radio Africa Group shared on social media a sneak peek video of her upcoming lifestyle show dubbed ‘Unscripted by Grace’ “Thank you all so much for the overwhelming […]

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Content pays! Meet Mumbai-based ‘sister-preneurs’ who started their business with ZERO investment

Mumbai-based sister entrepreneurs Sulakshna and Seema Wadhwa Seema and Sulakshna Wadhwa, the sister duo who likes to call themselves “sister-preneurs”, quit their well-paying jobs to pursue what their heart wanted. They took the leap of faith and plunged into the world of a full-time business of content with zero investment. Talking to Financial Express Online, […]

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