Paytm, other Indian startups vow to fight ‘big daddy’ Google’s clout: sources

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the sign of “Google for India”, the company’s annual technology event in New Delhi By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Dozens of India’s technology startups, chafing at Google’s local dominance of key apps, are banding together to consider ways to challenge the U.S. tech giant, including […]

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Facebook’s big India deal portends a bruising time for SoftBank-backed Paytm

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A vendor weighs vegetable next to an advertisement of Paytm, a digital payments firm, hanging amidst his vegetables at a roadside market in Mumbai By Sankalp Phartiyal and Nupur Anand NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Facebook’s (O:) $ 5.7 billion investment in Reliance (NS:) promises to be the biggest headache yet for […]

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