Facebook Said to Have Received Nod to Set up Indonesia Unit

Facebook Inc has received an in-principle approval to set up a domestic unit in Indonesia, said a senior government source from the Southeast Asian nation, home to the social networking giant’s fourth-largest user base. Indonesia has been pushing multinational technology firms to be locally incorporated, arguing that companies such as Alphabet Inc’s Google set upRead More

Google Local Shopping Tells Customers You Have It In Stock

Are you a local small business retailer? If so, Google made an announcement last week that you should pay attention to. Are you listening? A few months ago Google began experimenting with Google Local Shopping, a service that lets customers find and buy products that are in stock nearby. Whether it’s a certain kind ofRead More

Agri-tech startups have a field day as farmers, investors sow seeds of growth

In Indian agriculture, the scope—and application—of technology has long been limited to genetically-modified crops, high-yield seeds and, of late, a handful of sophisticated tools like aerial images and GPS technology. Needless to say, a lot of challenges that farmers faced remained unresolved, partly because there were no problem-solvers around. But that’s fast changing. Leveraging risingRead More