Week Wrap Up: From Tesla Going Up in Flames to Coursera Leading the Funding Game, Here's All You Missed This Week

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Humorous President

He once played the president on TV, today, he is Ukraine’s president. In a landslide victory, Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has been elected as the country’s president. Interestingly, he took inspiration from his reality show’s character.  

Tech Mishap

Technology can backfire and it can cost billions! An 18-year-old teen from New York sued Apple for $1billion because company's facial recognition software falsely linked him to the various thefts at Apple stores which led to his arrest last year.

Unplug

While technology has become a crucial part of our lives, it sure is hindering the personal connection we once cherished. Here’s the deal - Limit your web access and pay attention to your surroundings when you are at a social or family gathering, you’ll see the difference.

Tesla in Flames

On one hand there is Tesla facing grave losses and on the other hand, there is IT tech giant Microsoft Corp that briefly topped $1 trillion in value after strong earnings in the quarter.

Funding Leader

After a relative cold funding scene, startup space has once again picked up speed. Leading the game is the online education platform Coursera which raised $103 million in Series E round of funding.

Angel Tax

Angel Tax exemption reaches a new high. According to the government officials, as many as 342 start-ups have been exempted from the tax since February. Will the road for budding entrepreneurs get smoother? Well, only time will tell!

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