Kotak Mahindra’s Deepak Sharma on how virtual assistants are changing banking

Anirban Ghoshal

Kotak Mahindra Bank was among the first Indian lenders to let customers manage bank accounts via social networking sites such ....

22 June, 2018

Online two-wheeler rental startup Wickedride gets $9.1 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs separate online motorbike and scooter rental platforms, has raised Rs 62.13 ....

22 June, 2018

PayPal to buy fraud detection startup led by Indian-origin founders

Reuters

PayPal Holdings Inc has agreed to acquire fraud prevention technology company Simility for $120 million in cash, it ....

22 June, 2018

Fortinet’s new firewall uses machine learning to detect threats

Shweta Sharma

In the latest version of its web application firewall, American cybersecurity firm Fortinet has introduced machine learning capabilities ....

22 June, 2018

Amazon India introduces monthly subscription for Prime membership service

Binu Paul

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. has rolled out a monthly subscription plan for its paid membership service ‘Amazon Prime’ ....

22 June, 2018
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How AI is trying to prevent hospital patients from suffering falls

Shweta Sharma

An American health-tech startup has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) software which can predict when hospital patients ....

22 June, 2018

Analytics firm Teradata files IP lawsuit against SAP, names Vishal Sikka

Anand J

Cloud analytics firm Teradata has initiated legal proceedings against German software corporation SAP and its former chief technology ....

22 June, 2018

Why Microsoft and EY are bringing blockchain to the gaming industry

Shweta Sharma

Professional services firm EY and tech giant Microsoft have joined hands to launch an enterprise blockchain network for ....

22 June, 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after probe into relationship with employee

Reuters

Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found his consensual relationship with an employee ....

21 June, 2018
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Accenture, Nasscom partner with Israeli govt for emerging-tech accelerator

Anand J

IT services firm Accenture and industry lobby Nasscom have launched an accelerator programme called "scalerator" in ....

21 June, 2018

Common investors not undermining competition between Ola, Uber: Antitrust watchdog

Binu Paul

The country’s antitrust watchdog has rejected allegations that Ola and Uber were indulging in anti-competitive practices ....

21 June, 2018

These Indian startups made it to the WEF’s 2018 Technology Pioneer list

Anand J

The World Economic Forum on Thursday named two Indian startups as part of the 2018 list of its Technology Pioneer programme Delhi-based ....

21 June, 2018

Cybercrime statistics suggest blockchain may not be as secure as once thought

Shweta Sharma

One of the primary drivers of the hype around blockchain technology has been its ability to bolster the security of transactions. ....

21 June, 2018
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Google Hire gets AI-powered features to speed up common tasks

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has added artificial intelligence-powered tools to its Hire recruitment platform, a year after its launch, to ....

21 June, 2018

Microsoft acquires AI startup Bonsai to boost Cortana’s capabilities

Anand J

Microsoft has acquired artificial intelligence startup Bonsai to beef up the conversational capabilities of its virtual assistant ....

21 June, 2018

Now, AI can detect heart attacks over a phone call

Shweta Sharma

A Danish software company has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) programme that can detect heart attacks, according to ....

21 June, 2018

Food delivery startup Swiggy is now a unicorn after $210 mn funding round

Dearton Thomas Hector

In its biggest-ever fundraise till date, online food delivery startup Swiggy has secured $210 million (around Rs 1,400 crore) ....

21 June, 2018

Facebook-owned Instagram to play long videos in challenge to Google's YouTube

Reuters

Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an ....

21 June, 2018

Are affiliate marketing firms sacrificing growth to stay afloat?

Binu Paul

A month ago, TechCircle took a closer look at the affiliate marketing industry and found that it had hit a rough patch. Companies ....

21 June, 2018

Uber India's support unit sees growth stagnate in FY17, profit up a tad

Dearton Thomas Hector

The key India unit of US-based ride-hailing app Uber saw its revenue growth flatten for the financial year ended March 2017. Mumbai-based ....

21 June, 2018

Online travel agency Cleartrip acquires Saudi Arabia's Flyin.com

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based online travel agency Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd has bought the Saudi Arabia-based Flyin in its first cross-border acquisition. The ....

21 June, 2018

Bridging the IoT platform and services gap, says Aeris India president Bhatnagar

Anirban Ghoshal

Aeris Communications Inc., a Santa Clara, US-based Internet of Things services and connectivity solutions company, last month ....

21 June, 2018