Author: Ruchi Shukla

Emerging technology needs high Legal Boundries With digitalization reaching new horizons, technology has been establishing unimaginable platforms for miracles. We have seen tantalizing advancements in a host of emerging technologies. Artificial intelligence, smart devices, space travel, genomic editing, electric vehicles have become highly advanced. Last years ‘Data Breach’ incidents have proven that we simply aren’t paying enough attention to meaningful signals in the present, and that’s why...

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Tech related mobile app trends to watch out for in 2019 Mobile app development is one key factor of today’s tech world. Mobile app development continues to grow rapidly, majorly because of technology enhancements. Smart gadgets have made apps a part of our every day life. Here are areas where app development is going to be beneficial in 2019. Growth is highly favourable for On-demand apps People have...

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Mobile app development in its Golden era Mobile apps have become part of our everyday life. The transformation from desktops to mobile has been highly successful because of efficient app development. As per Statista, mobile apps are expected to generate $188.9 billion as global revenue, by the year 2020. Technology has given app developers a new horizon to dive into. Mobile app development has been the centre...

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HCL to acquire IBM software products for $1.8 Billion HCL Technologies has entered into its biggest acquisition till date as it is buying IBM’s software products. The all-cash deal is worth $1.8 billion i.e nearly Rs.12,700 crore. IBM has indeed confirmed that it is selling its software products to Indian firm HCL. The deal will be funded largely through internal accruals. Half of the total amount will be paid...

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Facebook is “Sorry” for invading your privacy yet again It’s nothing unimaginable as Facebook has already lost people’s trust when it comes to data privacy. A new blunder has been made as an API bug allowed access to photos of 6.8 million users. These were photos that the user never intended to be shared. "Our internal team discovered a photo API bug that may have affected people...

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Walmart acquires online art and wall décor retailer Art.com Walmart entered yet another acquisition this year by buying assets from online art and wall décor retailer Art.com. The acquisition is expected to close in early 2019. The deal includes Art.com’s catalog, IP, trade name and U.S. operations. The amount of the deal is still undisclosed, but Walmart says it’s in line with its other deals made over...

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Grab invests $100 million into OYO OYO a budgeted hotel providing service in India received a $100 million investment from Grab. The investment was part of a $1 billion Series E round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Grab has keen interest in entering the Indian market because of its huge consumer base. Grab has been investing a lot lately. Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab has been strategically investing in Southeast Asia....

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UrbanClap got a generous Series D round for expansion. UrbanClap is an Indian startup providing home services across India. Its just been four years for the company that recently raised a $50 million Series D round for expansion. This has taken UrbanClap to $110 million raised to date. Steadview Capital led the round which was also funded by existing investor Vy Capital. Services that Urbanclap offers Urban clap...

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Online advertising is booming in today era The online advertising business has been flourishing thanks to global digitization. Technology enhancement, High Data speed, better network connectivity all have led to a high volume of users. Being active on the internet. This has made online advertising a very important channel for marketing. According to a report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau, digital ad revenue in the U.S. has...

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Travel start-ups witnessing a “Golden Era” Travel industry world over has been witnessing high volumes of growth. This has caught the attention of many venture capitalists. Travel start-ups have raised more than a billion U.S. dollars from Venture capital funding in the past five years. Global travel and tourism is one of the most valuable industries. It is analytically valued to be worth $7 trillion. The online...

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