We will integrate AI chatbots with our products: Coverfox's Devendra Rane

Anand J

Online insurance platform Coverfox completed its $22-million (Rs 144 crore) Series C funding round last month, which was led by ....

28 May, 2018

For Affordplan, health and wealth are two sides of the same coin

Anand J

Tejbir Singh was so sure of his product and its scope that he approached VC firm Kalaari Capital for funding even before launching ....

28 May, 2018

Has the coupon and cashback industry hit saturation point?

Binu Paul

E-commerce in India is possibly at its prime, but things aren't going quite as well for one of its dependents - the affiliate ....

25 May, 2018

New set of sellers sue Snapdeal over non-payment of dues

Binu Paul

Two online sellers have filed court complaints in the National Capital Region (NCR) against e-commerce firm Snapdeal over alleged ....

26 May, 2018

News portal Cobrapost alleges Paytm shared user data with political group

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments firm Paytm is at the centre of a controversy over data privacy after a sting operation appeared to suggest that ....

25 May, 2018
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Location intelligence platform LifeSight raises pre-Series A round

Shweta Sharma

Singapore-based LifeSight, an artificial intelligence-powered location intelligence platform, has raised $2 million (Rs 13.5 crore) ....

25 May, 2018

A Chinese startup is using blockchain to spot fake wine

Anirban Ghoshal

A Shanghai-based startup is using blockchain technology to stop the spread of counterfeit wines by verifying the supply chain ....

25 May, 2018

Pharma companies tie up with AI firms to advance drug discovery

Anirban Ghoshal

Big pharma companies are partnering with artificial intelligence firms to improve key aspects of the healthcare industry such ....

25 May, 2018

HP courts Indian govt as it looks to push 3D printing offerings

Anirban Ghoshal

US-headquartered PC and printing services company HP Inc wants to work with the Indian government to expand the scope of its 3D ....

25 May, 2018
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Why blockchain is a 'smart' register that you can trust

Anupam Jalote

Everyone these days (and their aunts too!) are ‘doing’ blockchain, and they throw in artificial intelligence and machine ....

25 May, 2018

Cryptocurrency worth $1.2 bn has been stolen since last year: Report

Reuters

Criminals have stolen about $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017, as bitcoin's popularity and the ....

25 May, 2018

Forcepoint's Ajay Dubey on the potential of human-centric cybersecurity

Anirban Ghoshal

Forcepoint, which provides cybersecurity solutions, has been advocating a new approach to tackling cyber threats. While its peers ....

25 May, 2018

Abandoned ghost ship? Relax, it's an autonomous sailorless boat

Anirban Ghoshal

Next time you are sailing through the mid-night mist in Venice, don’t mistake that lifeless vessel floating lazily around ....

24 May, 2018
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Microsoft plans to extend EU data privacy rights to global customers

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft Corporation said it plans to extend the rights accorded by the European Union's new data privacy law ....

24 May, 2018

Now, users can identify counterfeit drugs on WhatsApp

Anirban Ghoshal

Patients and doctors can soon verify the authenticity of medicines by sending a WhatsApp message, The Economic Times reported. Pharma ....

24 May, 2018

Ed-tech startup Smartivity raises fresh funds in second pre-Series A round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Ed-tech startup Smartivity Labs Pvt. Ltd, which designs toys and learning projects for kids, has raised $2 million (Rs 13 crore) ....

24 May, 2018

Exclusive: Ex-Flipkart execs' reverse auction-based e-comm firm gets seed funding

Binu Paul

Arzooo.com, a reverse auction-based e-commerce platform launched by two former Flipkart executives, has raised an undisclosed ....

24 May, 2018

Niti Aayog partners Swiss group ABB for AI, robotics in manufacturing

Anirban Ghoshal

The central government's top policy think tank, Niti Aayog, has entered into an agreement with Swiss engineering group ABB ....

24 May, 2018

Exclusive: M-commerce app Goodbox exiting 'non-core' ops, slashes headcount

Anand J

Nexus Ventures-backed Goodbox, an app that offers small and medium-sized businesses an e-commerce platform, has turned its attention ....

24 May, 2018

Uber shrinks quarterly loss, plans new share sale

Reuters

Uber cut its losses almost in half and its ride bookings jumped 51 percent since one year ago, the Silicon Valley ride-services ....

24 May, 2018

New net users offer high potential but barriers abound: Omidyar's Roopa Kudva

Dearton Thomas Hector

Impact investor Omidyar Network—founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife in 2004—has committed more than ....

23 May, 2018

Vernacular chatbot creator DheeYantra raises seed money

Binu Paul

DheeYantra Research Labs, the creator of vernacular chatbot platform dhee.ai, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding ....

23 May, 2018