A New Smartphone App Came To Recognize Fake Notes

Students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have devised unique solutions ranging from detecting counterfeit currency to nuclear radiation tracking through wearable sensors at the recently concluded nationwide competition, Smart India Hackathon 2019. A group of six students…

IIT-M Signs MoU For Device To Make Water From Air

Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) will be collaborating with Teerthaa. A sustainable technology company, to develop a device that can generate potable water from atmospheric air Called ‘Nero’. The optimised desiccant solar still device will produce 4 to 5 litres…

Facebook Is Testing ‘Watch Party’ Feature On Instagram

Instagram is working on adding many new features to its platform. Earlier, Instagram offered a new walkie-talkie voice messaging feature to let users speak to their friends over Instagram Direct. But one thing where Instagram may be struggling beyond imagination…

Dunzo In The Final Stages Of Closing A $20 Million Funding Round

Dunzo, which is a Bangalore based task management startup run by Dunzo Digital Pvt. Ltd is in advanced stages of discussions to close a $15-20 million. The round will see the arrival of a new strategic investor who will invest,…

Halaplay Secures Rupees 40 Crore

Mobile gaming startup Nazara Technologies along with listed casino gaming company Delta Corp, have together invested Rs 40 crore in fantasy sports player, Halaplay Technologies. This is the startup’s Series A round of funding. Nazara is an existing backer of…

Xiaomi Invests Rs 3,500 Crore Into Its India Operations

Xiaomi, which has now overtaken Samsung to become one of the largest leaders in the Indian smartphone market. It has now invested around Rs 3,500 crore into its Indian entity, the highest by the Chinese company. Since it came to…

US-Based Edtech Firm Udemy Enters Indian Market

Udemy, the global marketplace for learning and teaching online with over 30 million students and 42,000 instructors worldwide. It has announced the expansion of their operations in India with an employee hub in Gurgaon. India is one of the company’s…

Lyft Seeks To Raise Some $2 Billion In IPO

Ride-hailing firm Lyft has kicked off the investor roadshow for its initial public offering (IPO), seeking to woo money managers before its bigger ride-hailing rival Uber makes its stock market splash in April. The two IPOs would represent a watershed…

Vivriti Capital Secures Debt Fund Of Rs 236 Crore

Vivriti Capital, which runs a technology-enabled marketplace for institutional and enterprise debt. It has concluded a two-wheeler loan securitisation deal worth Rs 236 crore with the Muthoot Pappachan Group. In a note shared by the company, Vivriti Capital said that…

L&T Set To Seal Mindtree Deal With Café Coffee Day Founder

Larsen and Toubro Ltd. (L&T) is likely to buy the 20.4% stake held by Café Coffee Day (CCD). Founder V.G. Siddhartha along with his two Café Coffee Day affiliate firms in Mindtree Ltd. Followed by an open offer to buy…

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