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Threatened by Walmart, WhatsApp, and UPI, Paytm is trying something new

Threatened by Walmart, WhatsApp, and UPI, Paytm is trying something new

As the competition heats up, India's biggest payment app is throwing cash not only at its core business but also at a wide range of other ventures.
An 18th-century British merchant’s account of how the empire ruled India

An 18th-century British merchant’s account of how the empire ruled India

Showing the punctiliousness of an ethnographer, George Forster documented every detail of his two-year trek.

Square offers sellers $10 photoshoots for their products

If a picture really is worth a thousand words, then great product photography needs to be at the top of the agenda for anyone selling stuff on Etsy, eBay, Kickstarter or basically anywhere online.

Amazon will change its rules for third-party sellers following backlash

Amazon doesn't have a shining reputation when it comes to the way it handles its third-party sellers. Merchants have reported restrictions on where they can sell, being kicked off the site for no
DreamHack Dallas Announces 2019 Indie Lineup

DreamHack Dallas Announces 2019 Indie Lineup

The swell gang at DreamHack have chosen an array of thoughtful, striking, ridiculous, spooky, and action-packed titles for their Indie Playground at DreamHack Dallas 2019! So, come take a peek at
Small-town India is splurging on luxury—and here’s what it’s buying

Small-town India is splurging on luxury—and here’s what it’s buying

Overall luxury spending grew by 4% between 2013 and 2018 in the country.
Instamojo raises $7M to help SMEs and ‘micro-entrepreneurs’ in India sell online

Instamojo raises $7M to help SMEs and ‘micro-entrepreneurs’ in India sell online

In India, startups are quietly building the tools and platforms to enable a different kind of gig economy: one that allows ‘micro-entrepreneurs’ to tap growing access to the internet to sell goods and
Developers in six more countries can now publish paid apps on the Play Store

Developers in six more countries can now publish paid apps on the Play Store

Most of you probably aren't aware of this, but only developers in select countries can sell apps and in-app purchases on the Play Store. Support is slowly spreading, with Tunisia and Zimbabwe having
Point of Sale 101 for Home-Based Businesses

Point of Sale 101 for Home-Based Businesses

Operating a home-based business can present its own share of challenges. Even so, it’s still important for the owner to handle inventory management, sales, and reporting in an efficient manner.
Developers in Cambodia, Kenya, Uzbekistan, and Zambia can now distribute paid apps on Google Play

Developers in Cambodia, Kenya, Uzbekistan, and Zambia can now distribute paid apps on Google Play

There are many countries around the world where you can register for a Google Play developer account but not a merchant account, meaning you can create as many apps as you want and distribute them, as
After Spotify, this is Europe’s next major tech IPO

After Spotify, this is Europe’s next major tech IPO

In what could become one of the largest IPOs for an European tech company this year, Dutch startup Adyen said yesterday that it plans to…
[Update: Sri Lanka and Tanzania too] Developers in Ecuador can now sell paid apps on the Play Store

[Update: Sri Lanka and Tanzania too] Developers in Ecuador can now sell paid apps on the Play Store

Update 1: 2018/03/09 4:23am PST Merchant registrations now supported in Sri Lanka and Tanzania Not all countries are equal when it comes to making and selling apps on the Play Store. Some don't
Developers in Ecuador can now sell paid apps on the Play Store

Developers in Ecuador can now sell paid apps on the Play Store

Not all countries are equal when it comes to making and selling apps on the Play Store. Some don't even support developer registration, others let developers register but only let them distribute free
Internet of Things in Retail: What’s in it for Retailers

Internet of Things in Retail: What’s in it for Retailers

Internet of Things is transforming and revolutionizing every aspect of our lives. Be it leisure, business, retail or healthcare, almost every industry is settling to adopt new technologies and IoT is