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Health-tech startup Lybrate’s CEO on building the ‘Quora’ for health and growth plans

Lybrate Inc. is striving to become the go-to digital platform for patients to discuss health-related issues and for doctors to connect with one another. The health-tech startup allows users to book audio, video or in-person consultations with doctors and ask health-related questions for free through...

7 December, 2016 | More »

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Online investment advisory startup WealthApp gets $440K from angel investors

Bengaluru-based online investment advisory startup WealthApp Financial Advisors Pvt Ltd has secured Rs 3 crore ($440,000) in angel funding from investors including NuVentures managing partner Venk Krishnan and Daksh eServices co-founder MJ Aravind. Vikram Kotak, managing partner at Crest Capital and...

7 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: AI startup Niki.ai raises additional funding from Unilazer

Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai has raised Rs 3 crore in a new round of funding led by Haresh Chawla, a partner at India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA). Existing investor Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures also participated in this round, the startup disclosed in its ROC fili...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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Uber to buy Geometric Intelligence to strengthen its AI wing

US- based ride-hailing app Uber Inc. on Monday made two significant announcements in its blog. The first was its creation of a new division for artificial intelligence (AI), called AI Labs, to be based in San Francisco. The second announcement was that Uber is acquiring an AI startup Geometric Intel...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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Google Allo to converse in Hindi

Google’s newly launched messaging app Allo, which has an in-built personal assistant, will now be available in Hindi as the company tries hard to woo its Indian users. India has the highest number of Allo users globally and the country is turning out to be an important market for the company. Goog...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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WhatsApp rolls out two new features

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is now facing stiff competition with the likes of Google Allo, Snapchat and Hike adding new features to its interface. To stay relevant WhatsApp has introduced two new features—video streaming and animated GIF support for all its users in its latest update. The ...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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Here are 2017’s top six mobile app trends

The booming rise of smartphones all over the world has led to a surge in the number of apps. Both Google Play and the Apple App Store house about 2 million apps – and this number will not reduce any time soon. A comScore report says that mobile users surpassed desktop users way back in […]...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Bike rental startup ONN Bikes gets seed funding

Mumbai-based bike rental startup ONN Bikes has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Grace Capital Ventures and four other individual investors. The startup, operated by Motorcruizer Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., will use the funds to set up hub stations in Bengaluru and Hyderabad, Nami...

5 December, 2016 | More »

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Paytm to merge wallet business with payments bank

One97 Communications Ltd, the owner of digital wallet Paytm, said on Monday it will merge its wallet business with its upcoming payments bank to comply with Reserve Bank of India’s directions. The digital wallet will be transferred after the company gets necessary regulatory approval to start Payt...

5 December, 2016 | More »

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WhatsApp to withdraw support from millions of devices by year-end

Facebook-owned WhatsApp recently announced in a blogpost that the messaging platform would no longer be functional on older devices and operating systems as early as the end of this year. The announcement comes after WhatsApp earlier this year said that it would pull out of providing support for old...

5 December, 2016 | More »