10 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok tries to dodge sale, and more
Last night, TikTok was reported to be considering a way out of selling its US business to an American company.
25 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more
Since last night, the case between Apple and Epic Games has progressed.
16 Aug 2020
After Reels, Facebook testing another TikTok-like video format in India
As TikTok struggles to hold its ground in global markets, Facebook is going a full-on assault mode to take its place.
14 May 2020
Spotify is offering one-year subscription at Rs. 699: Details here
As 1.3 billion Indians remain under lockdown, looking for entertainment sources to spend quality time with their friends and family, Spotify is coming to the rescue.
19 Feb 2020
Indian ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $110M from Facebook, others
Unacademy, one of the fastest-growing ed-tech start-ups in India, has now been backed by the biggest social media company in the world - Facebook.
05 Nov 2019
Exam-prep app Gradeup raises $7 million from Times Internet
Gradeup, an ed-tech start-up that provides online test preparation courses for various competitive entrance and government exams, has raised $7 million in Series A round of funding from Times Internet.
30 Oct 2019
MX Player raises $110 million from Tencent: Details here
Popular over-the-top video platform MX Player has raised $110 million in a funding round led by Chinese tech giant Tencent.
17 Oct 2019
TikTok enters ed-tech space, will now serve educational videos
China's famous short-form video platform, TikTok, has made its first move in the ed-tech sector of India.
24 Apr 2019
Gaana crosses 100 million listener mark, ventures into video content
Streaming giant Gaana has crossed 100 million monthly listeners, a milestone that consolidates its position as India's number 1 music platform.
12 Apr 2019
Now, invest in 24-karat gold on Google Pay: Here's how
In a major move, Google Pay has added gold investment into its wide-ranging offerings.
05 Apr 2019
#SpotifyEffect: Apple Music subscription price reduced, now matches JioSaavn
In a major strategic move, Apple has reduced the price of its 'premium' music offering, Apple Music, in India.
24 Mar 2019
Soon, Google Pay will let you invest in 24k gold
In a major development, Google Pay, the UPI-based payments platform from Google, will soon let you invest in 99.99% pure 24 karat gold.
28 Nov 2018
Spotify launching in India within few months: Details here
Soon, music lovers in India could get one of the most popular streaming services in the world - Spotify.
28 Jun 2018
Times Internet acquires majority-stake in MX Player for Rs. 1,000cr
Times Internet (TIL), the digital venture of the Times of India group, has bought majority stake in Mumbai's local video platform MX Player for over Rs. 1,000cr, as part of its plans to enter the video over-the-top (OTT) space.
28 Feb 2018
Music streaming service Gaana to raise $115 million in funding
Music streaming service Gaana today said it will raise USD 115 million (about Rs. 750 crore) from Chinese internet giant Tencent and Times Internet in its latest round of funding.
04 Sep 2017
Star India bags IPL media rights for Rs. 16,347 crore
Today, at IPL media rights auction, Star India emerged as the winner of IPL's India broadcast, India digital and the rest of world broadcast and digital.
30 May 2017
Snapdeal's future gets messier with unexpected funding, issuance of shares
Just when you thought the Snapdeal saga was at its very end, there is a new twist in the tale.
29 Mar 2017
Verlinvest invests $30mn in education tech start-up Byju
Byju's, one of the few education technology start-ups that have scaled majorly in the last 1.5 years, has raised $30mn from Brussels-based Verlinvest.
09 Sep 2016
Byju's raises $50 million from Chan Zuckerberg Foundation, Sequoia, others
Indian education company Byju's, run by Think and Learn Pvt Ltd, said it raised a whopping $50 million from existing investors and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.