14 Aug 2019

1. Google details AI work behind Project Euphonia’s more inclusive speech recognition As part of new efforts toward accessibility, Google announced Project Euphonia at I/O in May: An attempt to make speech recognition capable of understanding people with non-standard speaking voices or impediments. The company has just published a…

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01 Aug 2019

1. In Kerala, India’s space tech startups prepare for lift off Known for its tranquil backwaters and palm-lined beaches, the state of Kerala is hoping to nurture startups looking to “boldly go” deep into space. KSUM was set up in 2014 to develop the technology ecosystem in the state….

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23 Jul 2019

1. Microsoft Commits $1 Billion To OpenAI Partnership To Build Its AI Systems On Azure On Monday, #Microsoft announced an “exclusive computing partnership” and a $1 billion “investment” into OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence research company co-founded by Elon Musk, Ilya Sutskever, Greg Brockman, and former Y Combinator president…

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23 Jul 2019

1. TPG leads $50m round in Five Star Business Finance  #Fintech continues to hold the attention of investors with NBFC Five Star #Capital landing fresh funding and PayMate taking home more than $10m. Non-banking finance company Five Star #Business Finance has raised $50 million in a new funding round led…

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05 Jul 2019

1. Startups in dire need of regulatory clarity  Survey makes a case for an optimal tax policy. For this, getting the balance right is extremely critical to not drive away the #investors. Sector’s concerns related to angel tax and other issues must be addressed. The number of #startup registrations…

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03 Jul 2019

1. Startups, investors want IP clause reworked in Space Activities Bill According to the draft bill issued in 2017, the ownership of intellectual property created, generated or created in outer #space is deemed to be vested with the central #government. #Startups and investors in the #Indian #space sector have…

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01 Jul 2019

1. What DVRs mean for startups and entrepreneurs While the industry awaits further clarity on issues, the move is being seen as a game changer paving way for far greater #founder control of their companies. Sebi’s approval for issuance of shares with differential voting rights (DVRs) for #Indian #founders was…

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28 Jun 2019

1. Startups cheer differential voting rights  #Indian #startups have welcomed markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi’s) approval for issuance of shares with differential voting rights (DVRs), although clarity is awaited on the sunset clause for such dual-class shareholding and the net worth limit for shareholders with superior…

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06 May 2019
What is an API

API! Did you hear someone just mention it. So in this piece I will try my best to demystify “what’s an API”. Firstly let’s agree on this… Since we are humans, we need to socialize. And to socialize we need to communicate. Ok that sounds fine but what about…

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25 Dec 2018
A look back on the top technology trends of 2018

We take a look back at the year, to pick our top technology trends for 2018. Trends that highlight what’s been going on in the development & tech world over the past year. Read on and find out!   #1 JavaScript The most well-known web development trend in 2018…

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