• Thu. Jan 20th ,2022


Mobility startup Bolt raises €628Mn, reaches €7.4Bn valuation

Bolt, an Estonia-based mobility startup, which offers on-demand ride-hailing, scooters, and rise sharing, along with food and grocery delivery services, has reportedly announced that it has raised more than €628 million ($709 million) through its latest investment round. The new fundraise value

Google, Qualcomm partner on neural networking tech & mobile AI

American tech corporation, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Google Cloud, are joining forces on a partnership deal in the neural networking space. The two companies mention that the focus of the collaboration will be on the development of Google Cloud-managed Vertex AI Neural Architecture Search (NA

China’s big tech crackdown: Tencent suspended from updating apps

Chinese technology company, Tencent Holdings Ltd. has reportedly been suspended from updating existing applications or releasing new ones, as per instructions from the Chinese government until authorities verify the products. According to reports, the Chinese government is implementing ‘trans

Meta delays Instagram and Facebook message encryption plans till 2023

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, Inc., has reportedly announced that it would be delaying its plan to introduce end-to-end message encryption on Instagram and Facebook until 2023, citing concerns of child safety. According to Meta, the encryption process would allow only the sender and receiver to

Naver to launch innovative AI-powered search service called AiR Search

Naver Corp., South Korea’s leading internet portal operator, has reportedly introduced its latest tailored AI-powered search service dubbed as AiR Search. Seemingly, the system will deliver results in block units that reflect the current trends as well as personal preference and will be drive

S Korea: KT to help businesses grow with AI customer service calls

KT Corporation, one of South Korea's main telecommunications operators, has reportedly announced that it will help businesses process customer service calls through artificial intelligence (AI).  The company expects the AICC (artificial intelligence contact center) market to grow by ₩3 t

Apple appeals Epic Games ruling and asks for stay on App Store changes

Silicon Valley tech giant, Apple Inc., has reportedly appealed a recent court ruling in the Epic Games vs Apple case where the judge, while siding with Epic Games, stated that Apple cannot prohibit app developers from directing their users to other payment means that are beyond Apple’s proprie

OPPO launches its entry-level wireless earphones ‘Enco Buds’ in India

Chinese consumer electronics company OPPO has recently launched its entry-level wireless earphones coined 'OPPO Enco Buds' in India. According to sources, the Buds will be available for purchase from 14th September exclusively on e-commerce platform Flipkart, at the launch offer price of US

UK sets new safety-focused regulations for video-sharing platforms

The UK’s communications, broadcast, and supposed internet content regulator, Ofcom has reportedly introduced new regulations for the video-sharing platforms operating in the country, such as TikTok, Vimeo, Snapchat, and Twitch. The news guidelines have reportedly been introduced to protect us