If you're building a large-scale technology startup, sooner or later, you should be having a conversation about the Indian market.
Times Internet, the digital business run by India’s Times of India media group, has bought a majority (but undisclosed) stake in mobile-focused task marketplace Taskbucks for $15 million. Read More
Finnish smartphone OS startup Jolla has inked the first licensing deal for its Android alternative Sailfish OS, some three years after starting out on a grand plan to save the in-house OS Nokia was abandoning in favor of Microsoft’s mobile platform. Read More
If you live in the U.S.,the chances are that your definition of the biggest rival to Uber is Lyft. The ride-sharing operates in many of the same U.S. cities as Uber, and the two have a keen rivalry, which includes some less than ethical practices on both sides. But a new, less obvious,
It’s nearly a month since Nimbuzz, the mobile messaging service that’s particularly popular in India, was bought by UK telecoms company New Call in a $250 million deal. Today, Nimbuzz has launched its first product post-acquisition, a dialer app for Android called Holaa!. Read More
A hipster in New York is not that different from a hipster in Bangalore. Ten years ago, this would not have been the case. Our marketing textbooks tell us that the highest classes of society in any given region have similar tastes and habits,
Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery service, has closed a further $60 million in funding, giving the company a post-money valuation of $660 million. Read More
Getting the funds to set up and grow your start-up can be a real hurdle. In this article we share three tips for winning over investors and making them want to fund your business.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/01/zomato-insights-part-2-three-tips-make-funding-your-startup-easy/
Truecaller, the crowdsourced, reverse-lookup phone directory app, is expanding its service, and breaking some ground in the process. Today the company is adding its Live Caller ID feature to its iOS app -- which will let iPhone users identify spammy numbers,
IBM is looking to assure users of SoftLayer that their data will be safe in Big Blue's hands with new security and recovery services, announcing more protection options for 2014.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/16/ibm-shores-up-softlayer-with-disaster-recovery-services/
While Uber dukes it out in China against Didi Kauidi, a homegrown rival in India is also piling pressure on the U.S.-based transportation app with global?ambitions. Ola, a taxi app backed by the likes of Softbank and DST Global (coincidentally also both backers of Didi Kauidi),
Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is now going back out to the market to raise its 19th fund, according to multiple sources. The firm,
At the FAA’s 23rd Annual Commercial Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday, a panel dedicated to the topic of trends in VC around space startups touched on public vs. private funding,
Tesla was ordered by the Chinese government to shut down its Shanghai factory over concerns about the coronavirus, a closure that will delay Model 3 production and ultimately put slight downward pressure on profits in the first quarter,
Facebook will pay over half a billion dollars to settle a class action lawsuit that alleged systematic violation of an Illinois consumer privacy law. The settlement amount is large indeed, but a small fraction of the $35 billion maximum the company could have faced.
Tesla said Wednesday that production of the Model Y started this month with the first deliveries of the all-electric compact crossover to begin by the end of the first quarter as the company pushes to extend its profitability streak. Production of the Model Y is at limited volume for now,
Years after the advent of decent VR hardware, there are still precious few ways the technology has been employed as anything other than a game or gimmick. One team at NASA, however, has been assembling useful science and engineering applications, with promising and unique results.
Tesla continued its profitability streak in the fourth quarter, earning $105 million, results that beat expectations and sent shares higher in after market trading Wednesday. Tesla also announced Wednesday that production of the Model Y started this month, ahead of schedule. Shares were 6.
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Otter.ai, an A.I.-powered transcription app and note-takers’ best friend, has received a strategic investment from Japan’s leading mobile operator and new Otter partner, NTT DOCOMO Inc.
WholyMe, a London startup that makes and markets ‘natural relief’ products to manage chronic pain, has closed a ￡500,000 Seed round from investors Financière Saint James, V1 Capital, Guibor and business angels. The round also includes Joyance Partners,
I love headphones, always have. That's probably because for most of my life , I was hearing impaired. Headphones were the only way for me to hear music the way it was supposed to be heard—the treble, the bass, and everything in between. But I don't want to be tethered to my laptop and phone:
Uber 将要告诉你应该在哪里等车。就在我写了一篇文章建议 Uber推出“推荐等车位置”功能 几天后，我发现该公司正在旧金山测试一项名叫“推荐等车点”（Suggested Pickup Points）的功能?！?Read More
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