By Naomi Tajitsu
In partnership with Japanese mobile gaming platform operator DeNA Co, Nissan will begin public field tests of its Easy Ride service in Yokohama next month.
India is one of Uber’s fastest-growing markets, accounts for over 10 per cent of its trips.
Paytm Payments Bank plans to roll out banking outlets and financial products this year, says CEO Satti.
If the funding round is finalized, it will dispel doubts about whether Grofers can survive, at least for the next year or so.
Lightspeed India and funds associated with Russia’s Yuri Milner also participated in what is one of the largest Series B rounds raised by an Indian startup.
WhatsApp, with its easy-to-use interface and spending power, will offer the biggest challenge to Paytm yet.
Sony plans to set up a joint venture that will develop an artificial intelligence-based ride-hailing system.
Such a development would mirror its exit from China, which saw it sell its China operations to Didi Chuxing for a 20 per cent stake in the company, as well as Russia, where it merged its local ride-hailing business for a 37 per cent stake in the merged entity.
Walmart is in talks to buy a large stake at a price that could value Flipkart at $20-23 billion.
Careem would start trialing food delivery services through the restaurant listing and reservation online platform this month.