Blockchain is the way forward for fintech play: Ventureast's Srinivasan

Priya Prasad & Bruhadeeswaran R

A number of fintech startups have cropped up across the country over the past couple of years as the sector continues to generate ....

20 June, 2018

Exclusive: Beauty products e-tailer Purplle bags fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based Manash Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd, which operates beauty products and services marketplace Purplle.com, has secured around ....

20 June, 2018

Cisco to acquire July Systems to boost enterprise WiFi offerings

Anirban Ghoshal

Networking and IT services giant Cisco has said that it plans to acquire cloud-based mobile services provider July Systems, which ....

20 June, 2018

OYO forays into China, launches operations in 26 cities

Binu Paul

OYO has announced its foray into China, marking the budget hospitality chain's expansion to a third international market. The ....

20 June, 2018

Digital payments firm Instamojo appoints former Tally exec as business head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Instamojo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online payments and commerce platform for small businesses, has hired ....

20 June, 2018
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Byju's hits revenue milestone, claims to have turned profitable

Anand J

Byju’s posted revenue of more than Rs 100 crore last month, prompting the ed-tech firm to revise its annual revenue guidance ....

20 June, 2018

Niti Aayog to launch countrywide UPI-like blockchain project

Shweta Sharma

The Indian government will soon float a blockchain project that will function like the unified payments interface (UPI) platform, ....

20 June, 2018

Android Messages gets desktop support as Google plays catch up with chat rivals

Shweta Sharma

Search giant Google is rolling out desktop browser support for Android Messages. This means that using personal computers, you ....

20 June, 2018

Bitcoin slides after hackers steal virtual coins worth $31.5 mn

Reuters

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said 35 billion won ($31.5 million) worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers, ....

20 June, 2018
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Former RBI deputy governor joins Paytm as advisor

Binu Paul

One97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile wallet Paytm, has appointed Rama Subramaniam Gandhi, a former deputy governor of the ....

20 June, 2018

Fintech startup SMEcorner raises $7 mn in fresh round of funding

Keshav Sunkara

DigiKredit Finance Pvt. Ltd, which operates digital lending platform SMEcorner, has raised $7 million (Rs 47.5 crore) in an investment ....

19 June, 2018

Uber appoints new head for India and South Asia

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-headquartered cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday announced the appointment of Pradeep Parameswaran as its new president for India ....

19 June, 2018

Online product rental marketplace RentSher raises more money

Binu Paul

RentSher, an online rental marketplace for electronics, medical equipment and items used at events, has raised $1.1 million (Rs ....

19 June, 2018
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A luxury hotel chain has just hired Amazon's Alexa as a butler

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday that it has partnered with Marriott International Inc to help increase guest access to amenities ....

19 June, 2018

Ed-tech startup Chrysalis secures fresh funds

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chrysalis, an education services provider operated by EZ Vidya Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in fresh capital from ....

19 June, 2018

Digital lending startup InCred hires Yes Bank exec as CFO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital lending and technology-led financial services startup InCred said on Tuesday that it had appointed Yes Bank executive ....

19 June, 2018

This MIT system can analyse medical images of your brain in less than a second

Shweta Sharma

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed an artificial intelligence system that can analyse medical images in ....

19 June, 2018

PoS-based financing for merchants offers lots of potential — but mind the gaps

Abhishek Kothari

Point of Sale (PoS) payment companies and fintech firms are using transaction data to create lending programmes aimed at financing ....

19 June, 2018

Now, Google's AI can predict when patients might log off from life

Shweta Sharma

Google has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can predict when a patient might die. According to a Bloomberg ....

19 June, 2018

AI-powered IBM Debater argues with human over subsidies for space exploration

Shweta Sharma

Artificial intelligence took a big leap in becoming man’s greatest opponent as technology giant International Business Machines ....

19 June, 2018

SoftBank-backed Paytm acquires mobile tech startup Cube26

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent of digital payments firm Paytm, has acquired Delhi-based mobile technology startup Cube26 ....

19 June, 2018

IIT alumni's data science startup Elucidata gets $1.7 mn in seed funding

Anand J

Elucidata Corporation, an India- and US-based data science startup, has raised $1.7 million in seed funding led by Hyperplane ....

19 June, 2018