India will have 50 bn digital identities in 5 years: LoginRadius CEO Rakesh Soni

Binu Paul

LoginRadius, a cloud-based customer identity management platform, raised $17 million last month in a Series A funding round from ....

14 August, 2018

AI-based voice platform Observe.ai bags $8 mn from Nexus, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

California- headquartered Observe.ai, which also has a tech team in Bengaluru, has raised $8 million (Rs 55 crore at current exchange ....

14 August, 2018

Launch pads: How a tech services firm became an accelerator for startups

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which we compile report cards highlighting the ....

14 August, 2018

Hackers prey on SWIFT, steal $13.5 mn from Pune-based Cosmos Bank

Reuters

Cyber criminals hacked the systems of India's Cosmos Bank and siphoned off nearly Rs 944 million ($13.5 million) through ....

14 August, 2018

MakeMyTrip Q1 revenue up 25%, loss shrinks on cost controls

Kavya Kothiyal

MakeMyTrip Ltd, the country's largest online travel services provider, reported higher revenue for the first quarter of financial ....

14 August, 2018
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Nvidia's new technology aims to give visual effects industry a boost

Anirban Ghoshal

Nvidia has developed graphics processing units (GPU) based on a new architecture called Turing which it says will open up an estimated ....

14 August, 2018

Govt asks Amazon to set up servers in India, stop cross-border movement of data

Payal Ganguly

IT and communication minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Amazon India has been asked to set up servers in the country on an urgent ....

14 August, 2018

YES BANK launches YES SCALE to accelerate startup solutions for building a smarter nation

Viny Velayudhan

Targeting disruptive ideas in Smart City, AgriTech, CleanTech, Life Sciences Tech, and EduTech An idea needs the right amount ....

14 August, 2018

Scooter sharing platform Vogo raises $7 mn in Series A funding round

Payal Ganguly

Automated scooter sharing platform Vogo Automotive Pvt. Ltd has raised close to $7 million (Rs 48 crore) in a Series A investment ....

14 August, 2018
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Google's DeepMind developing product to spot eye diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

After using retinal images to assess cardiovascular risks, Alphabet Inc.-owned Google is developing a medical device that will ....

14 August, 2018

Internet body to throw open domain names to Indian languages

Shweta Sharma

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) aims to support domain names in various languages spoken in India, ....

14 August, 2018

Rural e-commerce startup Inthree Access raises $4 mn

Kavya Kothiyal

Chennai-based rural e-commerce startup Inthree Access Services Pvt. Ltd has raised $4 million (Rs 28 crore) in a Series A funding ....

14 August, 2018
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Electric bike startup Ultraviolette gets fresh funding from TVS Motor

Keshav Sunkara

Electric bike maker Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd said on Monday it has received an additional investment of Rs 6 crore (about ....

13 August, 2018

CBSE partners Microsoft India for digital encryption of Class X, XII question papers

Shweta Sharma

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has partnered tech giant Microsoft India for encryption, two-step verification, ....

13 August, 2018

Times Internet-owned MX Player hires KidZania exec as revenue head

Kavya Kothiyal

South Korea-based video platform MX Player, recently acquired by Times Internet Ltd, has appointed KidZania India’s former ....

13 August, 2018

Indian govt to keep one eye on data privacy while tapping emerging tech

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian government intends to harness big data, analytics and artificial intelligence for real-world applications while ensuring ....

13 August, 2018

T-Hub CEO Jay Krishnan resigns, Srinivas Kollipara takes interim charge

Payal Ganguly

Jay Krishnan, the chief executive of Hyderabad-based accelerator T-Hub, has tendered his resignation, which was accepted by the ....

13 August, 2018

Ola hires former Google executive to head UK ops

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Days after announcing its foray into Britain, homegrown ride-hailing firm Ola on Monday announced the appointment of a managing ....

13 August, 2018

Developing markets more positive about AI’s effect on employment rate: Study

Shweta Sharma

Despite concerns about job displacement by artificial intelligence peppering general discourse these days, developing economies ....

13 August, 2018

OYO continues acquisition spree, buys online marketplace Weddingz.in

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Budget hospitality chain OYO has acquired Mumbai-based Weddingz.in, an online marketplace for wedding venues and vendors, for ....

13 August, 2018