Startups and Tech

Baby products retailer FirstCry raises $150 million from Softbank: Report

The investment is part of a larger round in which FirstCry is raising roughly Rs 2,825 crore from SoftBank Vision Fund in two tranches.

Hyd-based Meenakshi Group launches $10 mn ‘Meenakshi Multiples’ startup fund

The group’s rationale to set up the fund is to encourage new-age businesses, processes, and technology ventures, and provide new strategic capabilities.

LG to unveil G8 ThinQ on eve of Mobile World Congress 2019

In a 10-second video invitation sent to global media, a hand makes sweeping motions above a white piece of paper to reveal the message "Good-bye Touch”.

Samsung's latest processor for mid-range phones announced in India

Exynos 7 Series 7904 will enable advanced mobile experiences in a broader range of devices with triple-camera support, powerful performance and connectivity.

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs leaked: To have in-display fingerprint sensor, ceramic back

The Galaxy S10 smartphone may also come with a ‘nifty gesture’ that will allow users to touch the front camera to launch the camera app.

Myntra taps 9,000 kirana stores in 50 cities to boost last-mile delivery

This is being done through Myntra's 'Kirana Delivery Programme', a model introduced by the company to accelerate order delivery efficiently.

Redmi Note 7 thrown down stairs, used as roller skates in extreme durability tests

In both the tests, the Redmi Note 7 remains sturdy without any scratches, broken glass, or bends.

9 women entrepreneurs in energy sector selected for Powered accelerator’s 2nd cohort

Select entrepreneurs from this program will also win equity-free funding of $10,000 each.

Google updates elections ads policy, to reveal political ad-spend in India

Google will also verify the identity of advertisers before their election ads run on its platforms.

Enterprises must be prepared for mega cyber attacks: Check Point CEO

Cyber attacks and data fraud or theft were listed in the top five of the World Economic Forum's 14th edition of "Global Risks Report 2019".