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05 Aug 2020


US: Top 8 cosmetic dentists, surgeons to achieve perfect smile

Finding the right dentist for cosmetic surgeries often ends up being a daunting and time-consuming task.

04 Aug 2020


EU launches in-depth investigation into Google's acquisition of Fitbit

The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into Google's acquisition of wearable company Fitbit.

04 Aug 2020


WhatsApp finally meets requirements to roll out payments in India

WhatsApp may finally get the go-ahead to launch payments in India.

03 Aug 2020


Entrepreneur Paras Vijay Gupta's risk taking bears sweet fruits today

An engineering dropout who never really loved it in the first place, Paras Vijay Gupta took a huge risk, but it proved to be fruitful.

02 Aug 2020


Amazon Prime Day sale: Top deals on best-selling smartphones

Amazon is all set to kick off its Prime Day sale in India on August 6.

31 Jul 2020


Kuiper constellation: Amazon gets approval to provide internet from space

After e-commerce, web services, entertainment, Amazon is set to take on Elon Musk's SpaceX in the booming "internet-from-space" category.

30 Jul 2020


Former Waymo engineer may get 27 months' prison time

Anthony Levandowski, the engineer who co-founded Google's self-driving car program - now known as Waymo, could get 27 months of prison time.

30 Jul 2020


Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

On Wednesday, Big Tech went on trial as the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook appeared before Congress for a hearing on antitrust.

30 Jul 2020


India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

In the wake of the deadly clash with China, India's call for "vocal for local" has grown stronger than ever.

29 Jul 2020


Examplad Media: One of the fastest growing digital marketing companies

From small businesses to multi-billion-dollar conglomerates, almost every organization today relies on digital marketing at some level.

29 Jul 2020


CES 2021: World's biggest tech show goes 'online-only' amid COVID-19

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 will not be taking place live, in Las Vegas.

28 Jul 2020


Twitter contractors spied on celebrities like Beyonce

As Twitter continues to draw flak for the recent hack of several high profile accounts through its internal tools, Bloomberg has published a report highlighting another major skeleton in the company's closet.

27 Jul 2020


Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here

On Wednesday, the Chief Executives of four of US' largest technology conglomerates - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - are heading to testify before a US Congressional panel.

27 Jul 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi launches dedicated portal to help people find jobs

As the COVID-19 pandemic has left tens of thousands of people jobless, struggling for their monthly salaries, the Delhi government has embarked on a mission to help them get back to work.

26 Jul 2020


Jack Ma summoned by Indian court over censorship allegations

China's Alibaba and its billionaire founder Jack Ma have both been summoned by an Indian court over allegations of censoring content and spreading fake news.

24 Jul 2020


Apple is now making iPhone 11 in India: Piyush Goyal

A few weeks ago, a report suggested that Apple's contract manufacturer Foxconn is looking to expand the production of iPhones at its Chennai plant by investing up to $1 billion.

24 Jul 2020

Oxford University

Meet Adar Poonawalla, the man bringing COVID-19 vaccines to India

In the fight against COVID-19, or should we say the worst health crisis of our time, several institutes/organizations are racing to develop vaccines, anti-viral treatments.

23 Jul 2020


Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube: Here's why

Steve Wozniak has filed a lawsuit against Google's YouTube.

23 Jul 2020


Flipkart buys Walmart India, foraying into online wholesale

In a major move, homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has acquired Walmart India.

22 Jul 2020


Ex-Google CEO is creating a 'tech school' for US government

The American government has roped in former Google CEO Eric Schmidt to create a new 'tech school' called US Digital Service Academy.

22 Jul 2020


#FundingAlert: B2B marketplace Bijnis raises $10 million from Sequoia, others

Bijnis, a Delhi-based technology-driven B2B retail marketplace, has secured $10 million in a Series-A round of funding.

22 Jul 2020


Government extends 'Work from Home' for IT firms till 2020-end

With rising coronavirus cases overwhelming the medical infrastructure, the government has, once again, decided to relax remote working norms for IT companies and BPOs.

21 Jul 2020


LinkedIn lays off 960 employees, due to COVID-19 pandemic

Microsoft-owned professional network LinkedIn has announced that it will be laying off about 960 employees, or 6% of its workforce, around the world.

20 Jul 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Prices of potatoes and tomatoes surge, courtesy poor crop, lockdown

While last year, prices of onions induced tears among Indian households, this year potatoes and tomatoes are responsible for the same.

17 Jul 2020


Meet Roshni Nadar Malhotra (38), the richest Indian woman

A few hours ago, billionaire industrialist Shiv Nadar announced his decision to step down from the role of Chairperson at HCL Technologies, the multinational IT giant he founded four decades ago.

16 Jul 2020


India begins questioning of owners of banned Chinese apps

Late last month, India's Information Technology Ministry banned 59 Chinese applications, deeming them "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order".

15 Jul 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance AGM: Google invests Rs. 33,737cr; Jio Glass; 5G plans

Google will be investing Rs. 33,737 crore ($4.5 billion) in Reliance Industries' telecom-to-digital entity Jio Platforms.

14 Jul 2020


Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.

14 Jul 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

13 Jul 2020


Google to invest Rs. 75,000cr to boost India's digital economy

Google hosted its sixth 'Google for India' event on July 13 and reiterated its vision to drive the digital transformation of the country and help with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

12 Jul 2020


Apple is planning to shift China production to India: Report

Apple's contract manufacturer Foxconn is set to invest up to $1 billion in its Chennai plant in India.

10 Jul 2020


TikTok mulling substantial changes to distance itself from China

Amid criticism from several quarters, the loudest from the United States and India, short-video platform TikTok is mulling changes in its corporate set up to distance itself from its parent company's Chinese links, reports said on Friday.

10 Jul 2020


Banned Chinese sites SHEIN, Club Factory still operating in India

Over a week ago, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced a ban on 59 Chinese apps, including those operated by some popular e-commerce companies from the neighboring country.

09 Jul 2020


Meet Sumit Ghosh, co-founder of Chingari (India's answer to TikTok)

The border tensions between India and China and the ensuing crackdown on 59 Chinese applications has surged 'vocal for local' calls.

09 Jul 2020


Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products

Amid calls to boycott the foreign goods, especially those from China, to make way for Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Government of India is looking to have 'origin country' of products displayed across online shopping portals.

09 Jul 2020


Now, Walmart is bringing an Amazon Prime-like membership service

More than 15 years after the launch of Amazon's Prime subscription service, its competitor Walmart is set to bring its own membership - Walmart+.

08 Jul 2020


Verishop = Pinterest + Instagram + TikTok

The idea of online shopping has long revolved around visiting e-commerce websites, searching for products, or exploring categories.

06 Jul 2020


India's app ban could cost TikTok's parent company $6 billion

Following the deadly Indo-China clash along the LAC, the Indian government announced the decision to ban 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

04 Jul 2020


COVID-19 Free Jobs Forum, a place to find work opportunities

COVID-19 has put a dent in the Indian economy, with several industries suffering and tens of thousands of people going out of work.

04 Jul 2020


Uber is planning to shift engineering jobs to India

After laying off 25% of its workforce, or about 600 employees, in India, ride-hailing giant Uber is looking to create jobs in the country.