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Online Hotel Booking Platform Yatra Deepens Inventory Through Partnership With OYO

Yatra Online, Inc. has partnered with budget hotel booking marketplace OYO to expand its total hotel inventory to over 70,000 hotels in the country.

Karnataka Government To Commit $6.1 Mn For An Artificial Intelligence And Data Science Hub

In a bid to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence and data science related technologies, the Karnataka government is looking to invest $6.1 Mn (INR 40 Cr) for the construction of a state-of-the-art tech hub.

Chinese Bicycle Sharing Unicorn Ofo Set To Enter India By H1 2018

Beijing-based bicycle sharing startup, Ofo, has reportedly announced plans to enter the Indian market by the first half of 2018. Valued at $2 Bn, the unicorn recently launched operations in Adelaide.

A Bumper Diwali For Flipkart Employees: Board Approves $100 Mn ESOP Repurchase Plan

The share buyback plan will be one of the largest programmes till date in the Indian startup sector. As per ET sources, the overall corpus reserved for buyback of shares from employees is over $100 Mn.

Cab Aggregator Ola Bolsters War Chest Against Rival Uber With $2 Bn Funding From Tencent, Softbank, Others

Cab aggregator Ola has reportedly raised $2 Bn in a fresh funding round led by the investment arm of Chinese Internet giant, Tencent. Existing investor, Softbank Group Corp, also participated in the round.

Emerging Chatbot Trends: What You Need To Know

In looking for new market opportunities, I got involved in chatbot technology.