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

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
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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

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

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
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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

NASA will 3D-print equipment in space to help study astronauts' health

Anirban Ghoshal

US space agency NASA has launched a new project that will study the effect of microbes and microgravity on astronauts' health ....

15 February, 2018

Qualcomm’s new kit allows developers to fine-tune its modem

Anirban Ghoshal

Chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has unveiled a new software development kit (SDK) for its MDM9206 modem that will help developers ....

15 February, 2018

Anthill Ventures floats accelerator programme for media and entertainment startups

Shweta Sharma

Anthill Ventures, an early-stage investment firm and scaling platform for startups, has partnered with film production and distribution ....

15 February, 2018
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LinkedIn's new tool automatically schedules interviews for recruiters, candidates

Anirban Ghoshal

LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, has launched two new tools which automatically schedule interviews and provide ....

15 February, 2018

Govt plans to use AI tools for digital forensics: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

The government is planning to use artificial intelligence-based tools for a digital forensics project currently under way at the ....

15 February, 2018

ARM working on new chip to support AI, ML workloads on mobile devices

Anirban Ghoshal

British chip designer ARM Holdings Ltd is working on a new project called Trillium to develop chips that can support artificial ....

15 February, 2018

VR will take over your senses and AR will go mainstream this year

Anirban Ghoshal

With tech giants and small startups alike investing more time and money in cranking out immersive experiences, technology is set ....

15 February, 2018

IBM firm Bluewolf starts Salesforce practice in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Bluewolf, the cloud consulting arm of IT services provider IBM Inc., has launched its Salesforce practice in India. As part ....

14 February, 2018

Google adding AMP firepower to make Gmail more interactive

Anirban Ghoshal

Google is planning to change the way users interact on email. The tech giant is planning to bring the abilities of its Accelerated ....

14 February, 2018

How super fans are stoking Xiaomi's IPO ambitions

Reuters

Wang Bin, 29, is a serious "mi fan", one of the ardent followers of Xiaomi Technology Co. Ltd, the maker of smartphones ....

14 February, 2018

Cyberattacks’ greatest monetary impact on financial firms: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Cyberattacks show greater monetary impact on the financial services industry than on any other, according to the findings of a ....

14 February, 2018

Walmart is using the cloud in bid to steal Amazon's thunder

Reuters

One of Walmart Inc’s best chances at taking on Amazon.com Inc in e-commerce lies with six giant server farms, each larger ....

14 February, 2018

Liver-tissue printer Pandorum raises Series A funds

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based Pandorum Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which designs and makes human liver tissues using 3D printing tech, has raised ....

14 February, 2018

Car rental platform Drivezy raises $5 mn by offering its own cryptocurrency

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based AS JustRide Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd, which operates peer-to-peer car and bike rental platform Drivezy, has raised ....

14 February, 2018