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

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

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

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
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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

BBC's new AR offering lets users explore historical artefacts

Anirban Ghoshal

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has become the latest news organisation to experiment with newer technlogies such as ....

12 February, 2018

WhatsApp rolls out beta version of UPI-based payments feature

Anirban Ghoshal

After months of speculation, instant-messaging platform WhatsApp has finally started India rollout of its payments service in ....

9 February, 2018

SoftBank, China’s Didi to roll out ride-hailing venture in Japan

Reuters

China’s Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group Corp will roll out a venture in Japan later this year to provide ride-hailing services, ....

9 February, 2018
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MobiKwik thinks its new SaaS offering will change how firms handle reimbursements

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments firm MobiKwik has launched a digital enterprise solutions suite which it says will simplify corporate processes ....

7 February, 2018

Bitcoin slips below $6,000 as cryptocurrency loses half its value in 2018

Reuters

Bitcoin slid another 13 percent to below $6,000 on Tuesday, bringing the world’s best-known cryptocurrency’s losses ....

6 February, 2018

Apple says India revenue for Oct-Dec quarter at a record

Anand J

Tech giant Apple Inc. has reported all-time high revenue from India for the October-December quarter, led by record unit sales ....

2 February, 2018

Samsung to hire at least 1,000 engineers for R&D

Anirban Ghoshal

South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Thursday said it was planning to hire at least 1,000 engineers from top institutes for ....

1 February, 2018

Global IT spending to reach $3.7 tn in 2018: Gartner

Anirban Ghoshal

Global IT spending is projected to reach $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5% from 2017, according to a report by market ....

22 January, 2018