24 Apr 2020

1. WhatsApp’s Struggles With Digital Payments Launch In India Could End Next Month Even the apex bank had also asked the NPCI to not allow WhatsApp Payments’ launch until it was fully compliant with the data localisation norm, last year. In November 2019, RBI had also informed the Supreme…

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13 Mar 2020
Flipkart asks employees to work from home

1. Airtel acquires stake in fitness startup Spectacom Global Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has acquired a strategic stake in Spectacom Global under its Airtel Startup Accelerator Program that supports early-stage startups in India. The company, however, did not disclose the quantum of stake picked and…

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24 Feb 2020

1. Intuit close to buying personal finance firm Credit Karma for $7B Business and financial software company Intuit Inc. is nearing an agreement to acquire personal finance company Credit Karma Inc. for $7 billion, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal Saturday. The deal is said to…

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22 Feb 2020

1. Microsoft brings Word, Excel, and PowerPoint together in the new unified Office app Microsoft Corp. today launched a new mobile version of its Office 365 productivity suite that brings Word, Excel, and PowerPoint together in a unified interface with several handset-specific features. The unified Office app first made…

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03 Feb 2020

1. Two-year-old Indian ed-tech startup Doubtnut raises $15M Doubtnut, a Gurgaon-based startup that operates an app to help students learn and master concepts from math and science using short videos, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as it looks to serve more people in small cities…

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30 Jan 2020

1. Startups that burn investor money, disappear won’t get a second chance: Ratan Tata Tata, who also invests in startups, also said old-age businesses will recede and the young founders of innovative companies are the future leaders of the Indian industry. The comments from Tata come at a time…

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27 Jan 2020
This Is How NEXA Plans To Enhance Customer Experience With AR Technology

1. Microsoft Admits It Accidentally Leaked 250 Million Customer Service Records Online Once the issue was brought to light, Microsoft engineers found a remedy that restricted the database, thereby, helping prevent unauthorized access. The highlighted issue was specific only to an internal database that makes use of support case…

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27 Jan 2020

1. 11 Business Leaders Get Padma Awards On Republic Day The Indian government on the occasion of 71st Republic Day on Sunday (January 26) honored Padma Awards to 11 industrialists and social entrepreneurs out of 118 eminent personalities across fields of art, trade and industry, literature and education, sports,…

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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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04 Jan 2020

1. “Adobe CTO says AI will ‘democratize’ creative tools” Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis sees a shift happening. A shift in how people share content and who wants to use creative tools. A shift in how users expect these tools to work — especially how much time they take to…

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