The News Scroll 27 April 2017  Last Updated at 3:58 pm | Source: PTI

CMS Asia's 4th edition on May 4-5

CMS Asia's 4th edition on May 4-5

New Delhi, Apr 27 (PTI) Content Marketing Summit Asia, an annual event to grow content marketing ecosystem is scheduled to be held on May 4-5, which will bring together close to 50 C-suite speakers under one roof.

Some of the keynote addresses will be Pepsico Chairman and CEO D Shivakumar, GE Healthcare's CMO Stuti Shukla, Myntra's CMO Gunjan Soni, film critic Anupama Chopra and LinkedIn UK's CME Lead Katrina Neal.

There will also be a specific B2B Content Marketing workshop being planned by LinkedIn on both the days.

"The kind of partners we have this year gives us more confidence to deliver a truly international conference, which is already the largest in entire APAC region," RP Singh, Chairperson, CMS Asia said.


Niki.Ai, Zen Mobiles partner to enable smart shopping on chat *AI startup Niki.Ai and Zen Mobiles have partnered to provide a simple, fast and intelligent shopping experience for customers.

Through this, Zen Mobiles aims to provide an integrated services marketplace for users.

This will enable Zen Mobiles to enhance their customer experience, improve customer engagement, and monetise customer base.

Niki.Ai has already tied up with quite a lot of India's leading companies such as HDFC Bank, Oxigen Wallet, amongst others for the chatbot SDK.

*Apparel brand Rrave today launched a collection of outfits aimed at women yoga enthusiasts.

"From perfect fit to support, style to comfort and control to breathability, Rrave has it all. It caters to the needs of workout enthusiasts without getting them to compromise on any aspect of fashion or fitness," said Roopcee Jain, Co-founder and CEO of Rrave, whose garments will be available in e-commerce mode to begin with.

"What we want to say is that if you want to do yoga, then you need specialised garment. At present, what we commonly find in the market is that there is no yoga legging, yoga pants etc," she told reporters in Chandigarh.

"We are trying to get some fashion element into the market, get more functional garment. At present, people are using the same garment for going to gym, for running, for walking and even for dancing," she pointed out.

Jain said the company has an e-commerce website and one can buy the garments, which are exclusively for women, online.


SAP India conducts GST awareness campaign *Business software solutions provider SAP India is conducting a campaign across the country to make businessmen aware of the new tax regime GST.

Neeraj Athalye, head of the drive at SAP India, said that the firm is conducting road shows and awareness campaign for the industries to prepare them for GST.

During an event in Jaipur, Athalye said implementation of GST will lead to economic growth and push Digital India.

Tax levy and administration will be simplified due to the GST which will lead to transparency, he added.

Mumbai, Apr 27 (PTI) Consulting firm LyncBiz today said it has signed an agreement with Hyderabad-based company Globarena to tap the growing e-learning market in India.

Globarena Technologies provides competency enhancement solutions to more than 15 universities and 2,000 colleges, with branded programmes like GEMS and TekEdge, the company said in a release here.

Through this association, Lyncbiz and Globarena will target the existing user base of over 2 million university staff and students across India with learning solutions built on the Claned Platform and also sign on new Universities, colleges and Corporates, it said.


CAIT ties up with MasterCard, HDFC Bank, Tally

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said it has partnered with HDFC Bank, MasterCard and Tally Solutions to launch a national campaign for accelerated adoption of digital payments.

This will enable a seamless transition to the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime and faster adoption of digital payments in non-corporate sector, CAIT said in a release here.

"By associating with MasterCard, HDFC Bank and Tally Solutions we are confident and committed for seamless transition to GST taxation system. Through this association, we aim to educate and equip non-corporate entities for successful adoption of GST and digital payments," said CAIT National President B C Bhartia.

----------------------------------------- Tata AIG tie-ups with Rubique for wider customer base

Tata AIG General Insurance Company said it has entered into an agreement with one-stop online marketplace Rubique to be its corporate agent for selling General Insurance products on its platform.

The partnership will offer a range of general insurance policies providing protection for a range of insurance needs including Motor, Travel, Home, and initiation of SMEs, the company said in a release here.

All these products will be easily available and accessible on Rubique's online platform.

"By introducing our products on Rubique's platform, we look forward to leveraging their wide distribution network and strong customer portfolio," Tata AIG General Insurance Managing Director and CEO Neelesh Garg said.


NPCI's UPI goes live on Samsung Pay

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) said its Unified Payments Interface (UPI) would now be available on mobile payments service, Samsung Pay.

With the launch of UPI on Samsung Pay, users can create their unique virtual addresses and it will enable them to make seamless bank to bank transfers.

The transactions made by users through UPI on Samsung Pay would be facilitated through Axis Bank.

UPI is a payment system that powers multiple bank accounts into a single mobile application, merging several banking features, seamless fund routing and merchant payments under one hood.


ItzCash partners with Prabhu Money Transfer

Digital payments company ItzCash said it has partnered with Prabhu Money Transfer India, a remittance company in Nepal.

The partnership will enable Nepali diaspora settled in the country to remit money back home through its 75,000 agent network spread across over 3,000 cities.

Through this platform, Nepali migrants can also deposit money into the account maintained in any of the branches of Prabhu Bank or any other bank operating in Nepal in real time.

New Delhi, Apr 27 (PTI) Chinese player Vivo today launched its new smartphone -- V5s -- priced at Rs 18,990.

The 4G LTE-enabled handset features a 5.5-inch display, octa-core processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal memory (expandable up to 256 GB), 20 MP front and 13 MP rear camera and 3,000 mAh battery.

"Through the launch of this device, Vivo aims to provide the best selfie camera phone in the market. Following the overwhelming response for V5, we have equipped the V5s with enhanced storage capacity and an improved operating system," Vivo India CEO Kent Cheng said.

The device will be available from May 6 at retail stores and Flipkart.


Vego Air Coolers launches new range of 3D air coolers *Vego Air Coolers, a leader in evaporative air cooling, has launched 3D air coolers. Expanding the existing range of evaporative air coolers, Vego has introduced a set of 6 new 3D air coolers.

The 3D air coolers are priced between Rs 5,999 to Rs 15,999.


Isos receives $5 million funding

*Punjab-based start up Isos has received USD 5 million funding from Portland-based Tech-Entrepreneur Nitin Khanna.

Isos is into developing productivity enhancement solutions like smart attendance, real-time tracking and monitoring, inventory management, cashless transactions, security management etc.

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