Tag: Billion

Q3 sees highest startup fundraising in 2019 at $2.5 billion

MUMBAI : Indian startups raised a record $2.5 billion in capital in the third quarter of calendar year 2019, the highest in any quarter this year, as a number…

Tableau Software’s Challenging Path To Its $15.7 Billion Acquisition By Salesforce

Tableau enables users to visualize and understand data. GETTY Tableau Software (DATA) had a bit of a rocky road to get to today’s acquisition by Salesforce (CRM) for $15.7 billion in stock….

Zuckerberg Loses More Than $15 Billion in Record Facebook Fall

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took a more than $15 billion (roughly Rs. 1.03 lakh crores) hit on Thursday, as the social media company suffered the biggest one-day wipeout in US stock market…

YouTube Now Has 1.8 Billion Monthly Logged-In Users, Confirms Host of Original Shows

YouTube now has 1.8 billion viewers per month, counting only the users who watch the video service by logging in. The company CEO Susan Wojcicki revealed the milestone at…

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next year. According to research…

Google spent over $1 billion on self-driving technology: Report

Google has been reluctant about sharing how much it spends on self-driving technology but now, the number — over $1 billion — has been accidentally revealed while reviewing documents…

Startups are here to create jobs and provide employment to 1 billion millennials

“We are nurturing our youngsters to be job creators and not job-seekers. Change in demand and technology is changing the nature of jobs.” The words of Prime Minister…

Amazon to Buy US Grocer Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a strong move to expand its growing reach into groceries. Amazon.com Inc. will…

Alibaba said to lead $1 billion funding in Chinese start-up Ele.me

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and its financial services affiliate plan to lead an investment round of at least $1 billion in Ele.me, one of the largest players in…

SoftBank Investing $5 Billion in China Ride Hailing Firm Didi Chuxing

SoftBank Group said it has agreed to invest $5 billion (roughly Rs. 32,163 crores) in China’s Didi Chuxing, confirming it led a recent fund-raising round by the ride-hailing…