Monday Musings: Anand Mahindra is the King of Twitter & Byju's Pockets Another Cheque

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By Aastha Singal Originally published Mar 11, 2019

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1. The week opens with happy news for India's startup ecosystem. After ending 2018 with a massive funding of $540 million, the edtech unicorn Byju's has pocketed another $10 million from Tencent and General Atlantic.

2. Who's the king of Twitter? Well, it's neither Elon Musk nor Jack Dorsey but our very own Anand Mahindra. The serial entrepreneur once again won over the Tweeple with his "shocking" reply to a user who asked about the Battista hyper car's mileage.

3. Facebook might soon be able to read your mind. That's right, the social networking giant is working on a brain-computer interface to help people navigate through artificial reality using their thoughts.

4. Dell eyes India as a prospective PC hub. The American Computer giant is planning to utilize its hardware manufacturing unit in the country to meet desktop and laptop requirements of the neighbouring countries.

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Aastha Singal

Entrepreneur Staff

Former Features Writer

A business journalist looking to find happiness in the world of startups, investments, MSMEs and more. Officially started her career as a news reporter for News World India, Aastha had short stints with NDTV and NewsX. A true optimist seeking to make a difference, she is a comic junkie who'd rather watch a typical Bollywood masala than a Hollywood blockbuster. 

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