16 Dec 2019

1. Apple buys computational photography specialist Spectral Edge Apple Inc.’s latest startup pickup is U.K.-based computational photography provider Spectral Edge Ltd., Bloomberg reported late Thursday. The outlet, citing public regulatory filings, detailed that an Apple corporate lawyer recently joined the company’s board and replaced all the previous directors. Spectral…

Read More

16 Dec 2019

1. Union Budget 2020: Sitharaman To Seek Inputs From Startups On Economic Revival As the countdown to the Union Budget 2020 begins, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will have pre-budget consultations with stakeholder groups from across sectors starting Monday, December 16. The Union Budget 2020-21 is likely to be presented…

Read More

14 Dec 2019

1. Linux Foundation pitches DENT to simplify enterprise edge networks The Linux Foundation today announced a new open-source project aimed at simplifying enterprise networking software at the edge. The DENT initiative‘s goal is to create a network operating system for disaggregated network switches used in remote enterprise locations such…

Read More

14 Dec 2019

1. Chinese Giants Xiaomi and Shunwei Capital May Invest $75 Mn in Bike Start-up Rapido: report Chinese giants Xiaomi and Shunwei Capital are in talks to invest $75 million in bike rental start-up Rapido, according to a report by The Economic Times. Post the fundraise, according to the report,…

Read More

13 Dec 2019

What is FASTag? FASTag is an electronic toll collection system in India, operated by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). FASTag is a simple to use, reloadable tag which enables automatic deduction of toll charges and lets you pass through the toll plaza without stopping for the cash…

Read More

13 Dec 2019

1. Amazon launches Audible Suno free app featuring short-stories in India Amazon is having another go at expanding its reach to listeners in India. The company, which launched pay-to-use Audible in the country last year, today introduced a new service called Audible Suno that offers free access to “hundreds…

Read More

13 Dec 2019

1. Arjun Kapoor Turns Entrepreneur, Invests in Home-made Food Delivery Startup with Focus on Gender Parity Actor Arjun Kapoor has become an entrepreneur, investing in an emerging food delivery startup and said the focus is to bring a positive social change towards gender parity in society. The startup is…

Read More

12 Dec 2019

1. Motorola One Power Starts Receiving Android 10 Update, Rollout to Complete by January 10 Motorola One Power is now receiving the Android 10 stable update. The update is rolling out to users in a staged manner to avoid any showstopper bugs. The rollout is said to take a…

Read More

12 Dec 2019

1. Startup India Fund Of Funds: Govt To Deploy INR 10K Cr By 2025 With the increasing number of startups in the country, the government has planned to disburse the Startup India Fund of Funds much before 2024-25, according to a senior government official. Deepak Bagla, managing director and…

Read More

11 Dec 2019

1. Real-time database startup Imply bags $30M round led by Andreessen Horowitz Database startup Imply Inc. has raised $30 million in what it describes as an “opportunistic” funding round to build on the eightfold revenue increase it logged over the past two years. The investment, announced today, was led…

Read More