21 Jan 2020
AWS to launch second Japanese cloud region

1. Darabase and Zappar launch AR solution for location-based ads Darabase Ltd., a platform for managing and making money from augmented reality permission in the physical world, and AR developer tools company Zappar Ltd. today announced a partnership to deliver location-based permission-controlled AR content. The objective of the partnership…

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21 Jan 2020

1. Zomato Acquires Uber Eats Food Delivery Business In India As speculated for months now, Zomato has finally acquired Uber Eats’ food delivery business in India for $350 Mn, the Indian food delivery giant has announced. Uber Eats’ will continue to remain a separate brand. However, customers will be…

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20 Jan 2020

1. Instagram removes access button for poorly performing IGTV video service Facebook Inc.- owned Instagram may be slowly backing away from its IGTV video service, removing the main access button for the service from the Instagram app. Launched in June 2018, IGTV initially differentiated itself from YouTube by only…

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20 Jan 2020

1. UC Browser Launches UC Drive Cloud Storage Service For Indian Market Alibaba’s UCWeb, which is known for its mobile browser app UC Browser, has announced the launch of its in-app cloud storage service in India. UC Drive helps users free up their smartphone’s internal storage and helps them…

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16 Jan 2020
Airbus signs contract with Bengaluru startup

1. Modi-Bezos Meet May Be Cancelled Tech giant Amazon’s CEO and founder Jeff Bezos may not be able to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his ongoing visit to India, as has been expected for the past month. According to an ET report, Amazon contacted the Prime Minister’s…

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15 Jan 2020
Oyo to shut doors on 2,400 Indian staffers

1. Amazon’s Indian Units Get INR 1715 Cr Infusion Ahead Of Jeff Bezos’ Visit At a time when Amazon is under the scanner of competition watchdog Competition Commission of India, its Indian units— Amazon Wholesale and Amazon Pay— have received fresh capital infusions. Amazon’s payments arm, Amazon Pay, received…

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13 Jan 2020

1. Automated reasoning versus machine learning: How AWS provides secure access control without data By embracing diversity, humanity finds greater strength. Our differences mean we can specialize, using our unique talents to excel in the areas to which we are most suited. This is as true for intelligence as…

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07 Jan 2020
Launches Echo Auto In India

1. Amazon Launches Echo Auto In India; Brings Alexa To Rivian EVs US-based global tech giant Amazon unveiled its plans to make cars much smarter at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 with the integration of its voice assistant Alexa. Further, Amazon Echo Auto is going international, starting with…

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06 Jan 2020
Samsung Restarts Smart TV Production

1. Baidu CEO makes first India trip as it catches up with Alibaba, Tencent Robin Li, the founder, and chief executive of Chinese search engine Baidu, has made his first-ever visit India, at a time when rival Chinese technology giants Alibaba and ByteDance are making inroads in the country….

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01 Jan 2020
Quantum Computing Breakthrough

1. Shipfix raises $4.5M seed for its dry cargo shipping platform Shipfix, a relatively new startup aiming to drag the dry cargo shipping industry into the digital age, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Idinvest Partners, with participation from Kima Ventures, The Family, Bpifrance…

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