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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08 Apr 2020

1. Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion of his Square stake for COVID-19 relief efforts Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey on Tuesday pledged $1 billion of his stake in Square, the payments processor that he co-founded and heads, to help fund relief efforts related to the coronavirus pandemic. In…

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06 Apr 2020
TikTok emerges most downloaded social media app

1. Meddo Health launches tele-consult platform for free to all doctors amid coronavirus crisis Meddo Health has launched an advanced tele consult platform for its doctors for free. According to a statement, with most outpatient care facilities not operational, many patients are not able to get clear health advice…

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22 Jan 2020

1. Cruise unveils Origin, an electric driverless vehicle designed for sharing Cruise unveiled Tuesday evening a “production-ready” driverless vehicle called Origin, the product of a multi-year collaboration with parent company GM and investor Honda that is designed for a ride-sharing service. The shuttle-like vehicle — branded with Cruise’s trademark…

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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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12 Dec 2019

1. Motorola One Power Starts Receiving Android 10 Update, Rollout to Complete by January 10 Motorola One Power is now receiving the Android 10 stable update. The update is rolling out to users in a staged manner to avoid any showstopper bugs. The rollout is said to take a…

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10 Dec 2019

1. Intel hails new cryogenic control chip as a milestone toward ‘quantum practicality’ While Alphabet Inc.’s researchers were working on achieving quantum supremacy, the staff at an Intel Corp. lab in Ronler Acres, Oregon, have spent the past five years pursuing a different, no less important goal: “quantum practicality.”…

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07 Dec 2019

1. 800+ Dishes, 140K Meals: How RoboChef Is Eliminating Human Chefs From The Restaurant Industry Chennai-based RoboChef claims to be the world’s first and only fully automated robotic kitchen The only manual intervention in the RoboChef process is the loading of the ingredients RoboChef is looking to expand to…

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26 Nov 2019

1. WhatsApp Invests $250,000 Into Indian Startup Ecosystem The investment will provide 500 startups approved by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DPIIT) with $500 (roughly Rs. 35,800) each of Facebook ad credits. Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Monday announced to invest $250,000 (roughly Rs. 1.8 crores) worth ad credits…

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