Broadening of sensitive data definition may cut off several services for Indians

Harsh Walia

A committee recently released the much-awaited draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill. Although the panel’s efforts ....

6 September, 2018

Microsoft acquires AI startup Bonsai to boost deep reinforcement learning capabilities

Anand J

Microsoft has acquired artificial intelligence startup Bonsai to beef up its deep reinforcement learning capabilities, the company ....

21 June, 2018
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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

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
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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

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

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

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

Bruhadeeswaran R & Priya Prasad

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Auto-retail tech startup Autoninja gets additional funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Autoninja, a firm that makes software for automobile dealers, has raised an undisclosed amount from existing investor ....

19 June, 2018

Why gaming addiction has been formally recognised as a mental health disorder

Reuters

Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's 'screen ....

18 June, 2018

Will scale up e-commerce biz when revenue is assured: Infibeam MD Vishal Mehta

Dearton Thomas Hector

Infibeam Incorporation Ltd has had an eventful couple of months. The operator of India’s only listed e-commerce firm has ....

18 June, 2018