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03 Jul 2020Mukesh Ambani
Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel
Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.
02 Jul 2020Elon Musk
Despite COVID-19 shutdown, Tesla made over 90,000 deliveries
Despite being hit by the shutdown stemming from the novel coronavirus pandemic, Elon Musk's EV company Tesla managed to deliver more than 90,000 cars in the second quarter of 2020.
02 Jul 2020Zomato
Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch
For years, experts have raised concerns about the low representation of women at senior levels in the corporate sector.
01 Jul 2020India
Working to address concerns: TikTok CEO tells India employees
India's recent ban on 59 Chinese applications has unsettled some very popular businesses in the neighboring nation, including that of video-sharing service TikTok.
01 Jul 2020Facebook
Google gets serious about AR again, acquires "smart-glasses" company North
Following the footsteps of players like Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook, internet giant Google is also joining the bandwagon of Augmented Reality or AR.
01 Jul 2020Huawei
China's Huawei, ZTE declared 'national security threats' to US
In a major move, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has declared Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE 'national security threats' to America.
30 Jun 2020ICICI Bank
Swiggy launches its own digital wallet: How to use it?
As restaurants continue to suffer from the impact of COVID-19, food-tech unicorn Swiggy is moving to get things back to normal as soon as possible.
30 Jun 2020Microsoft
Microsoft suspends all advertising on Facebook, Instagram
Microsoft has suspended all advertising on Facebook and Instagram at least until August.
29 Jun 2020Facebook
Coca-Cola to Unilever, these big brands are boycotting Facebook ads
Facebook is heavily reliant on a revenue model where it shows personalized ads from brands and generates money from the businesses for providing ad space and the resulting traction.
28 Jun 2020IRDAI
Sell standardized COVID-19 policies: IRDAI to insurance companies
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge, the national insurance regulator is pushing standardized policies to help people protect themselves from the deadly disease.
27 Jun 2020Microsoft
Microsoft is closing all its stores: Here's why
In a bid to adjust with the new 'normal', Microsoft has announced the plan to close its physical stores permanently.
26 Jun 2020Uber
Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars
After Alphabet's Waymo, Tesla, and Uber, online shopping giant Amazon is stepping into the field of autonomous vehicles.
25 Jun 2020ICICI Bank
Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses
Google Pay, the payments arm operated by Google, may soon start offering business loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India.
25 Jun 2020Reddit
Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name
Joining the bandwagon of brands that are making their products socially inclusive, the Indian unit of Unilever, Hindustan Unilever, has decided to drop "Fair" from the name of the skincare cream "Fair & Lovely," multiple reports said on Thursday.
24 Jun 2020Huawei
Singapore chooses Nokia, Ericsson (not Chinese companies) for 5G upgradation
In a major development, Singapore's leading telcos have chosen Nokia and Ericsson to build the core of their next-generation 5G networks.
24 Jun 2020Prakash Javadekar
Union government decides to bring cooperative banks under RBI's supervision
In a move meant to boost depositors' confidence, the Union government has decided to bring all cooperative banks under the supervision of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced in a virtual press conference on Wednesday, after a Cabinet meeting.
24 Jun 2020Mahatma Gandhi NREGA
India witnesses job recovery, unemployment rate back to pre-lockdown era
Bruised by the coronavirus-necessitated lockdown, the Indian economy has shown few signs of recovery as the unemployment rate is reported to have returned to the pre-lockdown period.
24 Jun 2020Facebook
WhatsApp's payments service suspended in Brazil: Here's why
Just 10 days back, WhatsApp had launched its much-coveted payments service in Brazil, its second-biggest market after India, and opened a way to send and receive money on chat.
24 Jun 2020Audi
Mercedes-Benz, NVIDIA team up to replicate Tesla's style?
Mercedes-Benz has partnered with tech giant NVIDIA to develop and install a next-generation computing platform on its vehicles.
23 Jun 2020Employment
KillerLaunch, the platform to find paid 'work from home' opportunities
COVID-19 pandemic, and the lockdown enforced to contain it, has wrecked the Indian economy.
23 Jun 2020Facebook
Here's why brands are boycotting Facebook advertising
A string of brands has committed to an advertising boycott on social media platform Facebook, which has been facing criticism over its handling of misinformation and hate speech.
22 Jun 2020Noida
Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here
Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.
21 Jun 2020Flipkart
Flipkart Big Saving Days Sale: Top deals on premium smartphones
Flipkart is all set to host the Big Saving Days Sale on its platform from June 23. Under the sale, which will end on June 27, the e-commerce giant will offer massive discounts on some of the best-selling smartphones.
20 Jun 2020India
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why 'boycotting Chinese goods' will not be easy
A few days ago, soldiers from India and China locked horns in the most gruesome clash along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in decades.
18 Jun 2020Mukesh Ambani
Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.5bn from Saudi Arabia's PIF
Mukesh Ambani's Jio Platforms has scored yet another multi-billion-dollar investment.
18 Jun 2020Xiaomi
Flipkart Big Saving Days sale: Top deals revealed
Flipkart is all set to kick off the Big Saving Days sale on its platform from June 23. Under the four-day sale, which will end on June 27, the e-commerce giant will offer a massive discount on some of the best-selling smartphones.
18 Jun 2020Flipkart
Amazon provides part-time job opportunities in 35 Indian cities
At a time when more and more people are losing their jobs due to the impact of COVID-19, Amazon is working to provide part-time income opportunities to many.
18 Jun 2020Narendra Modi
Decades of lockdown ends: PM launches auction of coal mines
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a two-stage electronic auction of coal blocks for commercial mining, saying this will make India self-reliant energy-wise, and help all sectors.
18 Jun 2020India
No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to not use any Chinese equipment in its 4G upgradation work.
17 Jun 2020Kolkata
Why are petrol and diesel prices rising in India?
On Wednesday, petrol and diesel prices rose for the 11th consecutive day, reaching record highs in over a year.
16 Jun 2020Instagram
Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users
In light of the brutal killing of George Floyd and the racial discrimination protests stemming from it, Instagram is moving to take steps to better support Black communities.
16 Jun 2020Narendra Modi
Prices of petrol and diesel hiked for tenth straight day
The prices of petrol and diesel were increased for the tenth consecutive day on Tuesday, taking fuel prices to the highest level in more than a year.
16 Jun 2020Facebook
Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress
E-commerce behemoth Amazon has confirmed that its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is ready to testify before a US Congressional panel this July.
15 Jun 2020Facebook
WhatsApp launches payments in Brazil, ahead of India
WhatsApp has launched its peer-to-peer payments service for users across Brazil.
12 Jun 2020AMD
Computex 2020 canceled, due to COVID-19 pandemic
Computex 2020 - one of the biggest computer shows in the world - will no longer happen this year.
11 Jun 2020Johnson & Johnson
J&J to begin human trials of COVID-19 vaccine in July
American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has announced that it will be starting human trials of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine sooner than previously planned.
11 Jun 2020Alibaba Group
China orders Weibo to disable some features: Here's why
Chinese microblogging platform Sina Weibo has been ordered to disable some of its features for a week.
10 Jun 2020Reddit
Meet Michael Seibel, Reddit's first ever black board member
Reddit has named seed capital firm Y Combinator's CEO Michael Seibel as the first black member of its board.
09 Jun 2020Honda
#HackAlert: Honda hit by cyber attack, global operations disrupted
Japanese auto giant Honda Motor Company has been hit by a major cyber attack.
08 Jun 2020Mumbai
Scootsy, Swiggy's premium food delivery service is shutting down
As part of an effort to cut down costs and focus solely on growth points, Swiggy is shutting down Scootsy, its premium food delivery service in Mumbai.