Druva’s Jaspreet Singh on why data science will take centre stage in 2019

Payal Ganguly

Cloud data management and backup company Druva Software is doubling down on data sciences for 2019 in order to provide value to ....

22 January, 2019

Exclusive: Baby products e-tailer FirstCry raises $150 mn from SoftBank

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Pune-based Brainbees Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates online-first baby products retailer FirstCry, has raised $149.36 million ....

22 January, 2019

P2P lender LiquiLoans raises fresh funding from Matrix Partners, others

Binu Paul

Mumbai-based peer-to-peer lending platform LiquiLoans, one of the few players to have secured a P2P licence, has raised an ....

22 January, 2019

Uber India clocks 27% rise in revenue, 40% jump in profit for FY18

Kavya Kothiyal

The India unit of US-based ride-hailing app Uber saw a significant jump in its revenue and profit for the financial year ended ....

22 January, 2019

Google unveils steps to boost transparency of political ads ahead of Indian elections

Payal Ganguly

Google announced on Tuesday that it will be launching a searchable Political Ads Library ahead of the Lok Sabha elections to bring ....

22 January, 2019
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RBI brings out policy paper to encourage new payment system operators

Payal Ganguly

In a bid to encourage competition among payment platforms and reduce the risk of concentration among a few players, the Reserve ....

22 January, 2019

Payback to reward Stashfin’s borrowers with loyalty points on loan repayment

Vignesh Ananthraj

Digital loyalty-rewarding company Payback has struck a deal under which it will offer loyalty points to the consumers of online ....

22 January, 2019

Pay-iT Conclave 2018: The new payments architecture needs new thinking

Sumedha Bose

A wave of payment and fintech companies has been witnessed in the last decade, piggy backing on demonetisation. This has led to ....

21 November, 2018

Oracle to start its first India data centre later this year

Anirban Ghoshal

IT services firm Oracle, which is bullish on cloud adoption in India, will soon launch its first data centre in the country later ....

22 January, 2019
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After India, WhatsApp imposes limit on message forwarding worldwide

Reuters

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in ....

21 January, 2019

PolicyBazaar hires tech, product chiefs to beef up top deck

Kavya Kothiyal

Online insurance selling platform Policybazaar, which is operated by ETechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt. Ltd, has strengthened ....

21 January, 2019

More than a third of firms globally have deployed some form of AI: Gartner

Vignesh Ananthraj

The number of organisations embedding artificial intelligence (AI) in their processes has grown 270% since 2015 and has tripled ....

21 January, 2019
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Maruti partners Indo-Japanese GHV Accelerator to support mobility and auto startups

Shweta Sharma

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has partnered Indo-Japanese early-stage seed fund GHV Accelerator to launch a programme to promote startups ....

21 January, 2019

Radiology platform 5C Network raises seed funding

Keshav Sunkara

Bengaluru-based radiology platform 5C Network (India) Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed seed amount from Unitus Ventures, Axilor ....

21 January, 2019

Facebook partners with German varsity to set up AI ethics centre

Shweta Sharma

Facebook is partnering with a German university to create an independent research centre that will explore fundamental issues ....

21 January, 2019

Microsoft brings AI to small farmers in India, sharpens focus on healthcare

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led Microsoft has started working on smart farming and smart healthcare projects in India in co-ordination with ....

21 January, 2019

Ride-hailing firm Ola looks to diversify into NBFC segment

Dearton Thomas Hector

In a diversification move, home-grown cab-hailing major Ola has reportedly applied for a licence to start a non-banking financial ....

21 January, 2019

Infibeam to sell subsidiary to B2B marketplace Tradohub

Binu Paul

Infibeam Avenues Ltd has agreed to sell its wholly owned subsidiary Infinium (India) Ltd to Ingenius E-commerce Pvt. Ltd, which ....

21 January, 2019

Exclusive: Agri-tech startup AgNext gets VC funding

Debjyoti Roy

Early-stage venture capital firm Kalaari Capital has bet on a startup in the agricultural technology segment, a person privy to ....

21 January, 2019

Palo Alto Networks’ Sean Duca on rising cyberthreats and the firm’s plans in India

Anirban Ghoshal

California-based cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks, led by former top SoftBank Group executive Nikesh Arora, ended the ....

21 January, 2019

US regulator may fine Facebook over data privacy violations

Reuters

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc for violating a legally binding agreement with the government ....

21 January, 2019