PUBG Mobile To Restrict Time Limit

Later this week, various users of the most played mobile game, PUBG, are reporting that the game is not letting them play for more than a certain time limit. Unofficial sources say the time limit is 6 hours a day.…

OYO To Invest Rs 1,400 Crore In India Ops

Hospitality chain Oyo Hotels & Homes announced a commitment of Rs 1,400 crore ($ 200 million) for the India & South Asia business on Tuesday. Oyo said the investment is directed at its efforts to further double down on its…

Edtech Startup Doubtbox Raises Investment From Times Group

The strategic investment arm of the Times Group Media House, Brand Capital. It has done an Investment of undisclosed amount in a Kerala based Educational Technology startup company, Doubtbox. Doubtbox is a learning platform that will make the child learn…

Nykaa Acquires 20Dresses To Enhance Private Label Play

To expand its fashion business, beauty e-tailer Nykaa has acquired women styling platform 20Dresses.com for an undisclosed sum, two people in the know told TechCircle. With the acquisition, the entire team of 20Dresses will join Nykaa. “It is an acquisition…

PhonePe Receives Fresh Infusion Of Rs 743 Crore

Digital payments major PhonePe has received Rs 743.5 crore as part of a fresh fund infusion from its Singapore registered parent entity PhonePe Pvt Ltd. Formerly known as Flipkart Payments, according to the report. Its parent entity Flipkart which is…

WhatsApp Business Now Available On iOS

Facebook-owned WhatsApp Business, a free-to-download communication tool specifically designed for small businesses. It is now available for iOS users. Announced back in September 2017 and launched for Android in January 2018. The beta version of the app for iOS was…

GooglePay Joins Digital Gold Rush

GooglePay users can now start investing through the app. As the technology firm prepares to launch ‘Gold’ as an investment plan on its platform, according to two people in the know of the matter. This will be the first such…

NSE Arm Buys Cybersecurity Firm Aujas

NSEIT, an arm of the country’s largest stock bourse NSE. It has acquired cybersecurity company Aujas Networks for an undisclosed sum as it seeks to strengthen the capital markets ecosystem. The transaction comes amid concerns on cyber defences raised by…

Ola’s License Suspended In Bengaluru For The Next Six Months

Karnataka suspended homegrown cab aggregator Ola’s licence to operate in the state for six months. After failing to comply with an order to suspend “illegal” two-wheeler taxi services in the capital Bengaluru. Ola said it would work with officials to…

Y Combinator Backs Medical Device Startup Inito

Inito, a medical technology startup, has been selected by Y Combinator in their Winter ’19 Cohort. Making it India’s first medical device startup to be funded by Silicon Valley-based Y Combinator. The Silicon Valley-based startup incubator boasts of a portfolio…