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Secure your slot for Techcircle Walkabouts, a tour to offices of Delhi’s new-age firms and VCs

If you are a startup founder or an aspiring entrepreneur, then this is your chance to secure your slot for Techcircle Walkabouts, a guided tour to offices of India’s top venture capital funds, leading startups and corporates in Delhi for an interactive session with the top management. Participants...

16 July, 2015 | More »

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TC Roundup: Facebook Is Apparently Building a Human-Powered Personal Assistant

New reports suggest that Facebook is working on a personal assistant service baked into Messenger called Moneypenny. But unlike Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortanaa, this isn’t a virtual helper—it’s a real human service at the other end. The Information reports that the new service, known ...

14 July, 2015 | More »

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Reddit chief Ellen Pao resigns over user revolt, growth targets

Ellen Pao, who headed one of the world’s most trafficked websites Reddit, has resigned due to simmering user unrest and a growth-related disagreement with the company’s board. Pao, who has been the online content sharing and social networking website’s acting CEO since last Novembe...

13 July, 2015 | More »

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TC Roundup: Nintendo’s longtime president Satoru Iwata has died

The president of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, has died at the age of 55, according to a press release from the company. “Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth,” reads the statement. Iwata underwent sur...

13 July, 2015 | More »

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Intel Capital president Arvind Sodhani to retire

Arvind Sodhani, the Indian origin executive who has been president of Intel’s corporate venture capital arm Intel Capital since 2005, will retire in January, ending a 34-year career with parent company Intel. The chip maker’s venture capital operations after Sodhani’s departure would b...

10 July, 2015 | More »

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TC Roundup: IBM reveals the world’s smallest computer chip

IBM reveals the world’s smallest computer chip: International Business Machines Corp. has developed a computer chip that’s smaller and has more capacity than anything currently on the market, the company said Thursday. The 7 nanometer test chip with working transistors is the industry’s s...

10 July, 2015 | More »

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Wipro to buy Danish design firm Designit for $94M to boost digital business

Wipro Digital, the digital business unit of Wipro Limited, said it will buy global strategic design firm Designit, for €85 million ($94 million). The purchase consideration includes a performance based contingent consideration payable over three years and the final payout could range between 70-10...

9 July, 2015 | More »

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Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma to deliver entrepreneur address at Techcircle Startup 2015; register now

Techcircle Startup 2015 in New Delhi, your guide to the startup ecosystem, is bringing city’s newest entrepreneurs to share their success stories, mentor young entrepreneurs and give out some leadership cues to an audience comprising entrepreneurs, active angel and venture capital investors & ...

8 July, 2015 | More »

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PayPal to acquire international digital money transfer firm Xoom

Online payments company PayPal Inc has acquired Nasdaq-listed Xoom Corp, a digital money transfer provider with operations in India, for an overall consideration of $890 million. The transaction, which values each Xoom share at $25, represents a premium of 32 per cent over Xoom’s three-month v...

3 July, 2015 | More »

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SoftBank ropes in former LinkedIn executive Deep Nishar to head international investments

Japanese telecom and internet giant SoftBank has roped in former senior vice president of products and user experience at professional networking site LinkedIn Deep Nishar as managing director of SB Group US, Inc. He will be based in San Carlos and report to Nikesh Arora, president & COO of Soft...

1 July, 2015 | More »