CaratLane vs BlueStone: One jewellery e-tailer burns more cash but also sells more

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online jeweller CaratLane widened the gap in revenue with rival BlueStone in the financial year 2016-17. This was in contrast ....

19 February, 2018

Exclusive: Logistics startup Rivigo sees senior-level exits

Dearton Thomas Hector

At least two top-level and two mid-level executives have resigned from tech-enabled logistics services provider Rivigo Services ....

19 February, 2018

Hyperloop One aims to help you zip between Mumbai-Pune in 25 minutes flat

Anirban Ghoshal

Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Maharashtra government to build a superfast transportation ....

19 February, 2018
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Travel booking site Webjet unveils 'blockchain-as-a-service' for hospitality sector

Anirban Ghoshal

Australia-based travel booking portal Webjet Ltd will start deploying blockchain technology as a service to root out accounting ....

19 February, 2018

Why chatbots are set to dominate customer support and service operations

Anirban Ghoshal

Nearly a quarter of customer service and support operations will integrate virtual customer assistant (VCA) including chatbot ....

19 February, 2018

IBM bats for greater use of blockchain technology in governance

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant IBM has advocated greater use of blockchain technology in US governance processes to help make services more secure. According ....

19 February, 2018

Indian student creates chip that can help phones respond faster to human commands

Anirban Ghoshal

As the world increasingly embraces artificial intelligence, there is a growing demand for devices to process facial recogniition ....

19 February, 2018
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Amazon starts food retail venture with pilot in Pune: Report

Binu Paul

E-commerce firm Amazon India is quietly rolling out its ambitious food retail venture in India, starting out with Pune, according ....

19 February, 2018

Weekly wrap: Startup survey; Q&A with Amazon India head; Ola probes alleged fraud

Manu P Toms

The past week saw firms such as non-banking financial company Lendingkart Finance Ltd, self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar, ....

17 February, 2018

Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma cries foul over WhatsApp Pay; draws flak from peers

Anirban Ghoshal

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella body which oversees digital payments in the country, on Friday ....

16 February, 2018

Personal finance startup Fincash raises fresh funds from angels

Anand J

Mumbai-based personal finance startup Fincash.com has raised Rs 1 crore ($150,000) in a fresh funding round from a group of angel ....

16 February, 2018
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Exclusive: Expense management startup Happay raises additional funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based Happay, an expense management platform for enterprises, has raised an additional Rs 1.60 crore ($250,000) in a ....

16 February, 2018

Bitcoin above $10,000 for first time in two weeks

Reuters

Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency ....

16 February, 2018

Telugu script bug causes Apple devices to crash

Reuters

Apple Inc said on Thursday a bug in some versions of its operating systems is causing its devices to crash when a single character ....

16 February, 2018

Ola orders clean-up drive amid allegations of fraud against top exec

Binu Paul

In a major embarrassment to homegrown taxi aggregator Ola, Yugantar Saikia, the company’s human resources head and chief ....

16 February, 2018

Google to buy IoT business of LogMeIn

Anirban Ghoshal

Search giant Google on Thursday said it plans to buy Xively, an Internet of Things (IoT) business of cloud-based service provider ....

16 February, 2018

At blockchain hackathon, startups propose system for decentralising Aadhaar data

Anand J

The Karnataka government has announced the names of 10 startups that won the state’s blockchain hackathon for ideas on protecting ....

16 February, 2018

Exclusive: Investor RoundGlass Partners takes over doctor networking app Curofy

Dearton Thomas Hector

Curofy has been sold. Key investor RoundGlass Partners LLC has bought the doctor networking platform from its founders, six people ....

16 February, 2018

Zoomcar raises $40 mn in Series C round led by Mahindra & Mahindra

Manu P Toms

Automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd has picked up a 16% stake in self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar for $27.6 million ....

16 February, 2018

Ransomware will get bolder and AI will pose more security threats in 2018

Anirban Ghoshal

As data becomes the new oil driving the world economy, hackers will go after it more than ever before, spurring demand for professionals ....

16 February, 2018

Former Facebook India chief Umang Bedi joins news aggregator Dailyhunt

Dearton Thomas Hector

Verse Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which runs vernacular news aggregator and entertainment app Dailyhunt, has appointed former Facebook ....

15 February, 2018

Microsoft floats $500 mn startup programme

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft is launching a programme named Microsoft for Startups to offer technology access and go-to-market and community ....

15 February, 2018