Times Internet: News

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.

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.

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.

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.