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#FundingAlert: Tinder's co-founders invest in Indian social platform Hike

24 Aug 2021

#FundingAlert: Tinder's co-founders invest in Indian social platform Hike

Indigenously developed social platform Hike has raised fresh capital led by Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen over four years after it became a unicorn.

Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores

18 Jan 2021

Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores

Indian messaging app Hike StickerChat has been shut down. The platform officially closed down today following a Twitter announcement by founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal on January 6.

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

21 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.

#TechBytes: 5 best messaging apps, other than WhatsApp

24 Aug 2018

#TechBytes: 5 best messaging apps, other than WhatsApp

When was the last time you sent someone an SMS? Unless you are a bank or a telecom company frantically trying people to link their Aadhaar with their phone numbers, you don't send text messages.

'Panama Papers:The Aftermath' reveals 1.2mn fresh documents, including 12,000 Indians

21 Jun 2018

'Panama Papers:The Aftermath' reveals 1.2mn fresh documents, including 12,000 Indians

Two years after the scandalous Panama Papers leak, the whistleblowers, including the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Indian Express, have come up with a staggering 1.2mn fresh documents.

Now book an Ola cab on Hike Messenger!

13 Feb 2018

Now book an Ola cab on Hike Messenger!

Hike Messenger has announced a partnership with cab-booking app Ola. With this, Hike users will now be able to use Ola on the messenger itself.

WhatsApp will let you add 3 people in group video-calls

07 Feb 2018

WhatsApp will let you add 3 people in group video-calls

WhatsApp is all set to allow users to add up to three people in a video call.

Hike lets users read news,make payments without internet

17 Jan 2018

Hike lets users read news,make payments without internet

Messaging platform Hike has launched a new service called 'Total' that allows Android users to make online payments, read news, and even send messages, all without using internet.

WhatsApp UPI payments feature may finally be ready

11 Aug 2017

WhatsApp UPI payments feature may finally be ready

WhatsApp is finally gearing up for its next big step. With Paytm planning on bringing its messaging service soon, it has now decided to integrate UPI-based mobile payments system into its platform.

SoftBank writes down investments in Ola, Snapdeal by $1.41 billion

10 May 2017

SoftBank writes down investments in Ola, Snapdeal by $1.41 billion

Japanese investor SoftBank said it wrote down its investment valuation in Snapdeal and Ola by $1.41 billion. It has written down investments in Snapdeal by $1.01 billion and $400 million in Ola.

Hike to add payments mechanism with UPI integration

17 Apr 2017

Hike to add payments mechanism with UPI integration

Sources confirmed that Hike Messenger is all set to roll out a payment mechanism on the app which will be the first in India to be integrated with the government's UPI interface.

Ola's valuation marked down by 40%

03 Feb 2017

Ola's valuation marked down by 40%

Vanguard Group, an investment firm based in the United States, slashed the valuation of its stake in Ola.

SoftBank writes-off $555 million across Ola, Snapdeal investments

08 Nov 2016

SoftBank writes-off $555 million across Ola, Snapdeal investments

In the wake of India's online start-ups eyeing fresh funding, SoftBank's quarterly results reflected a decline in its returns from investments in start-ups like Ola Cabs and Snapdeal.