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WhatsApp Claims Chats To Stay Encrypted As Privacy Scrutiny Intensifies

India, Jan. 11 -- WhatsApp's upcoming privacy policy update has subjected the company to a lot of criticism from users across the globe. Many have also started migrating to other messaging apps like T... Read More


BJP Leaders Call For Action Against Twitter After Trump Ban

India, Jan. 9 -- Social media giant Twitter and Facebook have banned US President Donald Trump over the recent attack on US Capitol building. While many have pulled up the social media platforms for t... Read More


Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [January 4-9]

India, Jan. 9 -- We bring to you the latest edition of Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week! As the pandemic hit too close to home, boAt had found itself in a fix as its supply chain wa... Read More


Jumbotail Completes $25 Mn Fundraise For Series B To Expand Its Store Network

India, Jan. 9 -- Bengaluru-based online B2B marketplace for food and grocery, Jumbotail, has completed its $25 Mn fundraise by raising an additional $14.2 Bn in its Series B3 funding round led by VII ... Read More


Flipkart's InstaKart, Swiggy Payments To Vendors Under Tax Scanner

India, Jan. 8 -- India's income tax department, on Thursday (January 7), conducted a survey at Flipkart-owned logistics company Instakart and food aggregator Swiggy's offices in Bengaluru. The survey... Read More


Milkbasket In Trouble With Kalaari's Hurried Exit; Acquisition Talks To Resume

India, Jan. 8 -- MilkBasket may be looking at a long and tiring legal battle, after Kalaari Capital hurriedly sold its 15.26% stake to Mahendra Nahata-led MN Televentures. The stake sale did not invol... Read More


Data Protection Bill To Be Finally Tabled In Parliament This Month

India, Jan. 7 -- The government of India is likely to table the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 in the upcoming budget session of parliament which begins on January 29, 2021. The final draft of the... Read More


Electric Vehicles This Week: India's Electric Scooter Sales Dip In 2020 & More

India, Jan. 7 -- The sale of electric two-wheelers in India has declined by 5.4% to 25,735 units in 2020 as the majority of the year was clouded by Covid-19, which resulted in a slowdown in purchase a... Read More


Exclusive: Meddo Expands Pre-Series A Round With Funding From Picus Capital

India, Jan. 7 -- Looking to take its end-to-end healthcare solution to more cities in India, Gurugram-based healthtech startup Meddo has expanded its Pre-Series A funding round to a cumulative of $6 M... Read More


[What The Financials] Unacademy Revenue Surge 4x In FY20 But Losses Persist

India, Jan. 7 -- Edtech giant Unacademy has grown immensely in 2020 along with the rest of the online learning and test prep market, and along the way also became the leading M&A player in the country... Read More