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Ola Aims $100 Million Funding For Further Expansion

Cab aggregator Ola’s board has approved raising up to USD 100 million from existing shareholders, primarily to fund its expansion plans. The company, which is locked in an intense battle with American rival Uber, had recently raised funds to the tune of Rs 1,675 crore from its Japanese investor, SoftBank. The approval was for issuance

Tesla Cuts Down The Price Of Its Cheapest Model S

If you’re planning of buying the entry-level Tesla Model S, there is a got good news for you: Not only is it cheaper, it also comes with some free extras. The changes, which went live recently are as follows: Tesla Model S 75, which comes with a 75kWh battery, and the all-wheel drive variant 75D,

Alibaba Claims UC News Growing Rapidly in India, Indonesia

Alibaba Group firm UCWeb has said it is growing rapidly in India and Indonesia with its new product UC News getting 100 million article views daily. The company has said in a statement that UC News has rapidly grown in India and Indonesia market since its launch in June 2016. UCWeb is augmenting its focus

Xiaomi To Unveil New Flagship Phone On April 19

Good news: The Xiaomi Mi 6 is coming soon. The company will be launching its next flagship on April 19 in Beijing. The company didn’t share any actual specs for the phone, but it did say the Mi 6 would be a performance beast. Xiaomi has lost a little of its luster recently: The company

Bid Adieu To Windows Vista

The end has finally come for one of the world’s most hated pieces of software, Windows Vista. Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows Vista, the company announced in a support article. Often called the worst version of Windows, Vista was released just over a decade ago in 2007, five years after Windows XP and

Now Snapchat For Jobs At McDonald’s

McDonald has rolled out fast food-themed lenses and stories on the social media platform. Now, for the first time, it’s also fielding job applications. The company Snaplications in Australia. It comes in the form of a Snapchat lens, which shows the user in a McDonald’s uniform and lets users apply for a job by sending

ImMobi is Now India’s Second Profitable Unicorn

Mobile advertising firm InMobi, one of India’s 10 unicorns, is now a profit-making venture. Data analytics firm Mu Sigma is the only other Indian unicorn with that distinction. (India’s other unicorns are Flipkart, Snapdeal, Ola, Paytm, Quikr, Hike, ShopClues and Zomato.) InMobi, backed by Japanese telecom giant Softbank, competes with the likes of Facebook and

Apple Strikes Down Deal With Imagination Technologies

Apple is ending its decade-long licensing agreement with UK-based firm Imagination Technologies in a move that reaffirms the company’s efforts to assume better control over the components that go inside iPhones and iPads. The company has told the chip designer that it would cease using the group’s intellectual property on its products in 15 months

WhatsApp To Be Soon Used For Making Payments

WhatsApp is India’s most popular instant messaging app, and they’re introducing person-to-person payment solutions in the country. The company is in talks with the government to add support for UPI, a new payment system by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). UPI is open to third-party services, making payments is as fast and easy

Qatar Comes With An Idea To Counter Electronics Ban

Qatar Airways is going to get its hard-working business travelers typing away on laptops no matter what. Less than a week after U.S. officials banned electronics larger than a smartphone on certain U.S.-bound flights from certain Middle East and Africa airports, the Doha-based airliner figured out how to get out of the snarly mess that

Amazon Recruiting Social Media Celebrities To Boost Their Business

Boost Their Business In a latest development, Amazon is seeking social media celebrities. The online shopping giant quietly launched a new program this week in which influencers with large followings can apply to host their own stores on its site in exchange for a commission on products sold. The program, currently in its beta testing