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NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp avenges Twitter in India, and more

27 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp avenges Twitter in India, and more

Not long after Delhi Police raided Twitter's offices, WhatsApp has avenged its social media peer by suing the Indian government. Facebook is playing it smart by refraining from simply refusing to comply to government demands.

#FundingAlert: Koo's valuation crosses $100 million mark amid fresh investment

26 May 2021

#FundingAlert: Koo's valuation crosses $100 million mark amid fresh investment

India's homegrown Twitter rival Koo has raised $30 million (approximately Rs. 218 crore) in a Series-B funding round led by Tiger Global. Existing investors have also participated in the round.

Amid Twitter row, Centre to use Koo for quicker updates

16 Feb 2021

Amid Twitter row, Centre to use Koo for quicker updates

The Indian government is reportedly planning to use Twitter rival Koo as its key mode of communication with the public amid a row with the US-based microblogging platform.

Twitter rival Koo records 3 million downloads after government endorsement

12 Feb 2021

Twitter rival Koo records 3 million downloads after government endorsement

Homegrown Twitter alternative Koo has seen a tremendous growth in its userbase this week. The microblogging app has crossed three million users.

NewsBytes Briefing: There's some Chinese in my Koo, and more

11 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: There's some Chinese in my Koo, and more

A French hacker with a penchant for embarrassing Indian software endeavors claims to have found data breaches in the Koo app.

Government responds to Twitter's 'freedom of expression' blog on Koo

10 Feb 2021

Government responds to Twitter's 'freedom of expression' blog on Koo

Twitter, pulled up by the Indian government for failing to comply with its orders, on Wednesday released a verbose blog highlighting the measures it took and didn't take in the recent days, only to receive a scathing response from the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) on Koo, the homegrown alternative of the micro-blogging website.

Amid Centre-Twitter row, IT Ministry moves to homegrown platform Koo

09 Feb 2021

Amid Centre-Twitter row, IT Ministry moves to homegrown platform Koo

The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has set up an account on Koo, a homegrown platform akin to Twitter after the United States-based company failed to comply with the government's order of blocking some URLs in connection with the farmers' protests.

Hyundai online car bookings now open!

03 May 2017

Hyundai online car bookings now open!

Buying cars in India is now only a click away with Hyundai opening bookings through its portal www.Hyundai.co.in.

Kia Motors to invest $1.1bn in their factory in India

27 Apr 2017

Kia Motors to invest $1.1bn in their factory in India

Following the slump in their sales in China, Kia Motors is gearing up to strengthen its base in the world's fifth largest market- India.