Today’s top tech news: Google and Flipkart as focusing on India on-ground as Zomato looks to the skies with Facebook paying users to access their data
- Facebook launched a new mobile app called 'Study from Facebook' to pay users to share data on how they use their mobile devices.
- Google Maps is currently testing a new feature called 'off route' for users India that will warn users when their car or cab deviates from the designated route rather than reroute automatically.
- Jio, Vodafone Idea and Airtel are all aiming to obtain 50% of the market share in India and it looks like Jio is winning.
- Zomato successfully tested their first food delivery by drone.
- Flipkart's shifted nearly 50% of its manufacturing from China to India to give an impetus to its local brands to source materials locally.
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Google is experimenting an ‘off route’ feature for Maps only for users in India
The magic number that Vodafone Idea, Airtel and Jio are chasing is 50% market share
Zomato just took the lead in drone delivery in India
Flipkart has cut down on made-in-China products, to focus on private labels