Toyota, SoftBank In Talks To Invest $1B In Uber AV Unit

A group of investors led by SoftBank Group and Toyota is in talks to invest $1 billion or more into Uber’s self-driving vehicle unit, which would value the unit at $5 billion to $10 billion, said two people familiar with…

BlackBuck Gets Up To $150M Funding From Accel

BlackBuck is raising up to $150 million (Rs 1,040 crore) in its latest financing round, led by Silicon Valley-based Accel US Growth Fund and including Goldman Sachs. B Capital and Sequoia Capital, valuing the inter-city trucking and supply chain startup…

Mozilla Launches ‘New’ Version Of Its Firefox Browser

Mozilla, the company better known for its Firefox web browsers, has announced a ‘new’ version of its Firefox browser in India. The browser app is made for smartphone users and aims to compete with Google Chrome but with a ‘difference’.…

TCS To Drive Adoption Of Blockchain With Solutions

Tata Consultancy Services announced that it is developing solutions to drive Blockchain adoption across industries, using technologies from Microsoft and enterprise blockchain software firm R3. The new TCS solutions will use Microsoft Azure Blockchain Cloud while harnessing the full potential…

Wipro Launches Third Industrial Internet Of Things COE

Wipro has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) on industrial internet of things (IIoT) in Kochi. The company said the centre marks its commitment to developing innovative IIoT solutions for its customers in the industrial manufacturing, automotive, healthcare, and pharmaceutical,…

Mahindra CIE To Acquire Aurangabad Electricals For ₹830 Crore

Mahindra CIE Automotive Ltd has acquired Aurangabad Electricals Ltd for ₹830 crore. Marking its entry into the aluminium die-casting industry. The acquisition will also strengthen its presence in the two-wheeler market. The transaction is expected to be completed by 10…

PepperTap Co-Founder Reboots With Marketplace GramFactory

Navneet Singh, a co-founder of shuttered hyperlocal services startup PepperTap. He has started up again with a business-to-business marketplace for small retailers called GramFactory, two people privy to the development told TechCircle. The new startup comes nearly three years after…

Niki.ai Partners With Google Pay To Enable Bharat’s Next Bill

Ratan Tata-backed artificial intelligence firm Niki.ai has partnered with payment gateway Google Pay to bring onboard Tier 2 and 3 consumers. Niki.ai allows users to book movie tickets, make travel and hotel reservations and make utility bill payments among others…

Guiddoo Raises Latest Round Of Funding From SOSV, Artesian

Travel technology firm Guiddoo World Travels Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed sum in fresh funding from two new investors. In a statement, the Mumbai-based company said that US-headquartered venture capital firm SOSV and Australia-based VC firm Artesian, via its…

Goldman Sachs Leads $43M Round For Indian Startup BlackBuck

Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates business-to-business tech-enabled logistics startup BlackBuck. It is raising Rs 303.31 crore ($43.53 million at current exchange rates) in a fresh funding round led by new investor Goldman Sachs. B Capital, the venture capital…