03 Oct 2019

1. Windows 10X introduced by Microsoft for dual-screen devices At its annual Surface hardware event in New York, Microsoft today announced the expected set of updates to its existing hardware lineup. The biggest surprise, though, was surely the announcement of the company’s dual-screen Surface Neo, which will go on…

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01 Oct 2019
Startup NEWS

1. Rolls-Royce announces the first cohort of its Startup Accelerator Programme The final startups were identified through a rigorous selection process, wherein they were evaluated on the basis of their ideas, capabilities and project fitment. The program will help accelerate data innovation and drive opportunities for collaborative disruption with…

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09 Sep 2019

1. Singapore has become a fulcrum for India’s economic policies: S Jaishankar Around 20 percent of India’s investments came from Singapore and more than 9000 Indian companies were registered here, he noted. In 1992, India launched the India-Asian partnership and by 2005 “we” were members of the East Asia…

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23 Aug 2019

1. Small startups with turnover up to Rs 25 cr to get promised tax holiday: CBDT The turnover limit for small startups claiming deduction is to be determined by the provisions of Section 80-IAC of the I-T Act and not from the DPIIT notification, CBDT said. The Central Board…

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12 Aug 2019

1. How tech is transforming the intelligence industry.  a conference on the future challenges of intelligence organizations held in 2018, former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats argued that he transformation of the American intelligence community must be a revolution rather than an evolution. The community must be innovative…

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12 Aug 2019

1. Ant Financial may set terms for Zomato’s $500 million round When Zomato last raised capital from Ant Financial, it had projected a revenue of Rs 1,004.9 crore in FY19 against a loss of Rs 766 crore. Zomato’s key stakeholder, Ant Financial, is likely to have a critical say…

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05 Aug 2019

1. “Apple looks at Indian smartphone market with new glasses” Tim Cook has an interesting connection with India. A big believer in the Indian middle class, Cook last visited the country officially in May 2016 and since then, we hear him praising the country from his Cupertino-headquarters in California,…

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30 Jul 2019

1. PhonePe gets a Rs 698 crore topup from Singapore parent The battle in the digital payments space has intensified, with Paytm, PhonePe and Google Pay, fighting for market share. Digital payments leader PhonePe has received another tranche of funds from parent entity, according to documents accessed from the…

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29 Jul 2019

1. “Spacetech growth, the future of micromobility, and how to solve the hell of open offices Danny Crichton@dannycrichton / 1 day ago” The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies. Through a partnership…

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19 Jul 2019

1. India’s startup scene isn’t as sexy as China’s, but it’s growing  #India’s four largest unicorns are in online payments, #e-commerce, ride-hailing and education. No shame in meeting the simplest of human needs. #India’s #startup scene is relatively new compared with China’s, and its #economy is much smaller despite their…

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