20 Jul 2020
Google announces a $10B digitization fund to accelerate the Indian economy.

Google announces its plans to invest $ 10 billion in India over the next five years as the search giant helps accelerate the adoption of digital services in the overseas market. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai, today unveiled Google for India’s digitization fund, through which the company is investing in…

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27 Apr 2020

1. Paytm in funding talks with Microsoft to build war chest Mumbai: Digital payments firm Paytm has held talks with US technology giant, Microsoft for fresh funding as the company looks to boost its war chest to fight growing competition in the sector, two people in the know said….

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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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23 Apr 2020

1. Google Shopping To Let Merchants List Products For Free In a big push for ecommerce amid Covid-19 restrictions, global tech giant Google on Tuesday said it is advancing its plans to make it free for merchants to sell on Google Shopping. The move will be in place by…

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21 Apr 2020

1. Guru Raises $30M From Accel, Slack & Others As Philly Startup Scene Heats Up Guru, a Philadelphia-based collaborative knowledge management software provider, has raised $30 million in a Series C funding round led by Accel. Existing backers including Emergence Capital, FirstMark Capital, Slack and Michael Dell’s MSD Capital…

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20 Apr 2020
Uber says Levandowski is on his own for $180 million to Google

1. Uber says Levandowski is on his own for $180 million to Google Uber Technologies Inc. says a guilty plea by its former star engineer is proof that he’s a liar — and supports its decision to make Anthony Levandowski alone shoulder a $180 million legal award Google won…

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18 Mar 2020
SoftBank lays ground to abandon $3 billion WeWork tender offer: Sources

1. Space tech startup Agnikul gets Rs 23.4 crore Space technology startup Agnikul has raised Rs 23.4 crore in pre-series A funding led by Pi Ventures, as it looks to develop a satellite launch vehicle with a payload capacity of up to 100 kgs. The funding round also saw…

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03 Mar 2020
Spinny raises Rs 315 crore

1. Google’s self-driving unit Waymo raises $2.25B in its first external investment Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, said on Monday it had raised $2.25 billion in its first external investment round and expects to add more outside investors. The company also disclosed its self-driving trucking business will be…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Notivize makes it easier for non-technical teams to optimize app notifications A new startup called Notivize aims to give product teams direct access to one of their most important tools for increasing user engagement — notifications. The company has been testing the product with select customers since last…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Newlab and The Boston Globe team up to launch AI tools startup Applied XLabs Applied XLabs is a new startup building tools that can automate data-gathering for journalists — and eventually, for knowledge workers in other industries. The company is emerging from Brooklyn-based Newlab, with The Boston Globe…

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