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How new-age technology can shape the future of healthcare

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 | More »

We now live in anticipation of the flashy future that awaits us. We expect today’s tech gimmicks to find their place in the future, with virtual reality (VR), wearables and even space explorations promising to go mainstream much earlier than we anticipated. People such as Elon Musk, Tim Cook a...

Arnav Ghosh, MD, Blippar India

Augmented Reality faces problems of perception, infrastructure in India, says Blippar country head

Augmented Reality (AR) is at a nascent stage in India, though some brands have begun to realise its potential. Globally, big brands such as PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Red Bull, McDonalds, Heineken and Audi have leveraged the potential of AR as a mass media platform. Blippar Inc is one of the startups helpi...

20 June, 2016 | More »


Meet the five startups selected for Oracle’s accelerator programme

A fin-tech company, an augmented reality solutions company and a mobile-first automated employee on-boarding platform are among the five startups selected by computer technology giant Oracle for the maiden edition of its startup accelerator programme. Christened Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Prog...

6 June, 2016 | More »


How Preksh takes the online shopper on a virtual tour of her favourite brick-and-mortar store

Do you at times feel you are leafing through a shopping catalogue when you are browsing through your favourite e-commerce portal? Do you find the listings too staid and the product photos all stacked the same way? While you do appreciate the convenience of online shopping, the fun of discovering som...

2 June, 2016 | More »


Facebook buys VR audio firm Two Big Ears

Facebook has acquired Edinburgh-based company Two Big Ears that specialises in spatial 3D audio in cinematic and gaming experiences, as part of its bid to realise its virtual reality (VR) ambitions. The social network company, which owns VR major Oculus, will make Two Big Ears “3Dception” techno...

24 May, 2016 | More »


Ideaspring to seed-fund tech product startups with up to $450K

Newly launched early-stage venture fund Ideaspring Capital, with a targeted corpus of Rs 125 crore (around $18.8 million), is set to achieve its first closure by next month. Naganand Doraswamy, managing director and CEO of Ideaspring, said that the Bangalore-based fund is expected to hit its first ...

26 April, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Ideaspring floats early-stage venture fund

Angel investors Naganand Doraswamy and Prashant Deshpande have joined hands with Patni Computers’ scions Arihant and Amit Patni, among others, to launch an early-stage venture capital firm Ideaspring to back technology startups in the country. The firm will essentially come at the seed-stage a...

22 April, 2016 | More »