Exchanges, crypto startups hold their breath ahead of Supreme Court hearing

It was December 2017, and there was a mad rush for Bitcoins. Prices of the cryptocurrency touched a high of $20,000 in the global market, and Indian crypto…

PE firms emerge as source of capital for late-stage start-ups

PE firms provide an important alternative to late-stage investors such as SoftBank, Tencent and Alibaba. Photo: iStock Mumbai: Private equity (PE) firms are emerging as an important source of capital…

Fintech insurance start-ups grabbing attention of private equity, VC firms

Fintech start-ups working on the insurance domain are fast grabbing the attention of private equity and venture capital firms as innovative product offerings, digital experience coupled with lower…

Elon Musk Calls Thailand Cave Rescue Diver a ‘Pedo’ in Twitter Rant

It has been five days since a dozen boys were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand, and five days since Elon Musk has been wandering in a Twitter labyrinth of his…

Facebook Hires Shahriar Rabii, Google’s Head of Chip Development, to Lead Its Own Efforts

Facebook, in an effort to further its ongoing development of AI-based chips, has hired one of Google’s lead chip developers – Shahriar Rabii. Previously Senior Director of Engineering…

Facebook’s Fifth Annual Diversity Report Shows Female Employees Have Increased 5 Percent in 5 Years

The number of women employees at Facebook has increased five percent over the past five years and there has been a modest growth in the proportion of Asian, Black and…

Twitter Shifts Navigation Bar to the Bottom for Android Users

Twitter has been on a clean-up spree recently, deactivating over 1 million accounts a day in a bid to combat abuse and fake news. The social media app is now rolling…

Facebook Named Best Company to Work for in the US by Career Site Indeed

Facebook – despite suffering through what could be charitably described as a turbulent year – was ranked as best place to work in 2018, according to Indeed. The career…

Top Twitter Users Lose 2 Percent of Followers on Average as Policy Changes

A Twitter policy change on Thursday to increase the service’s credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data…

No need to worry about data loss again

Data is something that should not be ignored at any cost. You will be in lot of trouble if you suddenly realise the data has been lost. Thus,…