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What Other Messaging Apps Can Learn From WhatsApp's Troubles in India

Apps such as Hike and Telegram stand a good chance of attracting a chunk of WhatsApp's user base as controversies pile up for the US-based company.

Uber's Plan to Pump More Money Into Loss-making Eats Will Heat up the Foodtech space

The online food delivery market in India is expected to grow at over 16 per cent annually to over $17 billion by 2023, and the comments from Uber could mean more cut-throat competition

Why Facebook Changed Its Branding

In the back of several recent controversies surrounding the company, the social networking giant introduced new logos to distinguish between the company and the app, and aims to make it clearer to customers about the various Facebook-owned products they use.

How Technology Is Bringing Quality, Low-Cost Education To Everyone

With the online education market in India expected to grow to $1.96 billion by 2021, start-ups such as Toppr, Unacademy and Byju's are using new technologies to offer high-quality education.

How Big Is the Menace of Spyware Pegasus?

According to reports, WhatsApp claims it had informed government officials about the breach in May, refuting allegations of having kept it a secret.

Investors Still Skeptical About Pace Of EV adoption In India

The government needs to bring more coherence to its policies and their implementation as India puts one foot on the paddle in the EV race, according to Koushik Bhattacharya, Avendus Capital

Not Science Fiction, Automated Driving License Tests Now a Reality

With a single smartphone on the car's windshield, the technology cuts down on costs required for automation and reduces the subjectivity attached to any human evaluation.

This VC Firm Stays Ahead By Identifying Trends Before They Become Popular

As an early-stage venture capital firm, Kalaari invests in new trends that they think would bring change and cause disruption across sectors

4 Big Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make That Push Start-ups To Failure

Not putting together the right teams and trying to achieve hyper growth are some of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make, investors say

This Times Internet-Owned OTT Platform Raised $110 Million Led By China's Tencent

As the streaming war heats up with bigger companies launching their own set of services, MX Player's ad-based model could help it ward off competition in emerging markets such as India

What This Tech Giant's Investment Could Mean for Ola

Infusion of new funds from Microsoft would help the Bengaluru-based ride-hailing company battle bigger rival Uber.

Raise Funds, Grow 10x In the Next 12 Months: That's the Plan Of This Consumer Electronics E-Commerce Firm

Launched three years ago, Bengaluru-based Arzooo is hoping to take the number of retailers it works with to 5,000 within a year, which would take the total value of transactions on its platform to more than INR 3,500 crore.

This Wealth Management Start-Up Plans To Use $1.3 Mln Funding To Expand Partner Base

Having begun three years ago with an offering of easy tax saving investments, Bengaluru-based Wealthy said it would use the new funds to gain more partners and develop the platform further.

'Pay Later' Service Provider Simpl Partners with ICICI Bank, Looks To Expand Footprint

The Bengaluru-based start-up is now looking to partner with banking institutions as it targets expansion across channels and may enter international markets next year

This Institution Backed Unicorns At Early Stage, And It's Not a Traditional VC. Find Out

IFC, a World Bank-backed institution, looks at start-ups that are solving a well-defined large problem with solid founding teams and a path to profitability