As Montell Jordan’s “This Is How We Do It” spread throughout San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center, the 1,500 in attendance yesterday afternoon at the Airbnb Open 2014 were still on their feet. Just moments before, they had given a standing ovation to founder and CEO Brian Chesky as he concluded his keynote address by invoking the words of Victor Hugo: “He said you cannot kill an idea whose time has come. And our time has come.” The crowd howled. The energy at Fort Mason Center was palpable—even after seven-plus hours of talks and panels, on Day One of the Open. In the morning, the first person to take the stage was a familiar face to those who have seen this host story: Nalin had traveled from Delhi and, on Thursday night, visited with a family he hosted in 2013. One member of the family holds the distinction of being Nalin’s youngest-ever…Continue Reading
Snapdeal today launched their unique in-app integration with Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-hailing service. Through this integration, Uber will aim to make travel quicker and easier for Snapdeal customers who will now be able to request an Uber directly through the Snapdeal app.
Snapdeal ties up with Uber to facilitate in-app bookings
Indus OS today announced partnerships with two Indian smartphone brands – Celkon and Swipe - to deepen its market reach, especially in the southern India region. These partnerships are in addition to the existing partnership with Micromax, which will continue.
Indus OS expands to smartphones from Celkon and Swipe
Freecharge today unveiled a buyer protection service by launching escrow facility for merchants and customers. The escrow service aims at mitigating risk of unsuccessful shopping experiences and safeguarding customers’ money by withholding funds till they receive the right product.
Freecharge launches Escrow Service for Buyer Protection