Saturday, January 20, 2018

Paytm board gains Alibaba’s global MD K. Guru Gowrappan as additional director

Gearing up for its planned expansion, Paytm seems to have hit the pedal to the metal. The company seems to be going through a serious shuffling in its top-tier management. Adding...

SoftBank invests $300 million in office-sharing space provider ‘WeWork’

The insistent speculations of SoftBank pouring massive capital into co-working space provider WeWork might’ve finally proven true. Citing sources aware of the development, Reuters suggests that the Japanese telecom and communication giant...

CureFit scores $3Mn funding from Ratan Tata’s UC RNT Fund and Silicon Valley angels

Falling in line with previous reports, CureFit has today announced that it has added a fresh $3 million to its coffers. This investment round saw participation from Ratan Tata’s UC RNT...

Practo’s integration with Bing enables you to search and book doctor’s appointment

Bing, the search engine from Microsoft, has rolled out a new feature which allows users to search and look for the doctor through the search engine. Further, it also enables users...

Snapchat’s share prices tumble due to social media hubbub over alleged CEO comments on...

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. is currently faced with the wrath of Indian populace on social media, as well as the Google Play Store. But, the effect of CEO Evan Spiegel’s alleged...

Now you can recharge your Paytm wallet using the Unified Payments Interface

Paytm has been busy rolling out a slew of features and updates post demonetization to lure people into using digital wallets. It already allows you to add money via credit cards,...

Answering criticism regarding its tax collection practices, Airbnb cites agreements with 275 authorities

Airbnb has found itself on the receiving end of severe criticism regarding its impact on the social and economic conditions of the places it operates in. After all, the company has...

Facebook acquires facial recognition and tracking startup FacioMetrics to further bolster its AR masks

Facebook continues to further bolster to its arsenal of photo and video capabilities. The social media behemoth has today announced that it has acquired a facial recognition startup called FacioMetrics. The...

Government serves Paytm, Reliance Jio with a notice for using PM Narendra Modi’s photo...

To increase the visibility of their business, Paytm and Reliance Jio Infocomm used Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photograph in their full-page newspaper advertisements. Both the companies have now been served with...

Twelve startups score around $12.75 million funding at Pitch@Rashtrapati Bhavan event

The Indian Government has been promoting entrepreneurship and extending support for startups in the country through numerous programmes. With regards to the same, the Presidential Residence in partnership with Confederation of Indian...

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