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Govt proposes relaxing local data storage rules for payment firms

Reuters

India's finance ministry has proposed relaxing a directive from the country's central bank to compel global payment firms ....

11 July, 2018

Can MX Player help Times Internet stream its way past Hotstar, Netflix?

Dearton Thomas Hector

In June 2008, as the world was on the cusp of the worst financial crisis in eight decades, media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman ....

11 July, 2018
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Every data breach costs Indian firms nearly Rs 12 crore: IBM study

Anirban Ghoshal

Each data breach deals a blow of Rs 11.9 crore on average to the bottom lines of Indian enterprises, according to an IBM Security ....

11 July, 2018

Virtual reality startup SmartVizX gets pre-Series A funding

Anand J

Virtual reality (VR) startup SmartVizX has raised Rs 10 crore ($1.4 million) in a pre-Series A funding round led by Indian Angel ....

11 July, 2018

Vodafone implementing IoT tech in manufacturing, healthcare, and smart cities

Anirban Ghoshal

British telecom service provider Vodafone’s Indian subsidiary has said that it is deploying its Internet of Things (IoT) ....

11 July, 2018

How algorithmic governance is endangering the privacy of Chinese citizens

Anirban Ghoshal

China’s growing use of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for surveillance ....

11 July, 2018
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Google-owned YouTube to commit $25 mn to take on fake news

Anirban Ghoshal

Video-sharing service YouTube in partnership with the Google News Initiative (GNI), launched by the parent firm in March this ....

11 July, 2018

Indian auto sector plans to implement blockchain for vendor management

Anirban Ghoshal

Automobile companies and component makers are looking to implement a blockchain solution for vendor management purposes in what ....

11 July, 2018

Social commerce platform Shop101 bags $5 mn in Series A round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based Shop101, a mobile storefront and commerce platform for sellers, has raised $5 million (Rs 34 crore) in a Series A ....

11 July, 2018

Uber HR chief resigns following racial discrimination probe

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff on Tuesday, following an investigation ....

11 July, 2018
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Patience is a must for SaaS investments: Norwest Venture Partners' Mohan Kumar

Anand J

Norwest Venture Partners has been on an exit spree of sorts in the last couple of years, selling its entire stake in at least ....

11 July, 2018

What’s new in Google’s Launchpad Accelerator India this year

Shweta Sharma

Google has announced the sixth edition of Launchpad Accelerator India this year, aimed at startups in artificial intelligence. ....

10 July, 2018

Bicycle-sharing startup Ofo to ride out of India after just 7 months

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ofo, the Chinese bicycle-sharing unicorn backed by Alibaba, has decided to exit India just seven months after launching its services ....

10 July, 2018