16 08, 2019

Twitter leads $100M round in top Indian regional social media platform ShareChat – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-16T04:28:08+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Apps, Asia, Funding, india, Recent Funding, sharechat, Social, Startups, Twitter, Uncategorized|

Is there room for another social media platform? ShareChat, a four-year-old social network in India that serves tens of million of people in [...]

6 07, 2019

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-06T15:54:44+00:00 July 6th, 2019|africa, Asia, eastern europe, economy, Europe, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Google, india, Israel, Japan, latin america, MDI Ventures, money, Naspers, Payments, payu, red dot payment, series B, skype, Southeast Asia, Toivo Annus, Uncategorized|

PayU, the Naspers-owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal [...]

2 07, 2019

Atlan raises $2.5M to stop enterprises from being so bad at managing data – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-02T03:51:19+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Asia, Funding, india, InMobi, Mobile, ratan tata, Recent Funding, Social, Startups, Uncategorized, unilever, wpp, zoom|

Even as much of the world is digitizing its governance, in small towns and villages of India, data about its citizens is still [...]

18 06, 2019

Anti-spam service Truecaller adds free voice calling feature – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-18T15:38:06+00:00 June 18th, 2019|Android, Apps, Asia, Facebook, Mobile, Mukesh Ambani, reliance jio, Truecaller, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Truecaller, an app best known for helping users screen calls from strangers and spammers, is adding yet another feature to its service as [...]

25 05, 2019

Why Luckin’s ultimate target may not be Starbucks – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-25T15:16:58+00:00 May 25th, 2019|7-eleven, Apps, Asia, China, Coffee, courier services, drinks, finance, Food, food and drink, luckin, Luckin Coffee, Seattle, shenzhen, Social, starbucks, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Starbucks plans to double its store count in China to 5,000 in 2021 and Luckin, a one-year-old coffee startup, is matching up by [...]

24 05, 2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-24T03:16:19+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Amazon, apple music, Apps, Asia, bytedance, China, digital rights, eCommerce, encryption, Facebook, Flipkart, Getty-Images, Google, Government, iamai, india, Information technology, Internet.org, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, messaging apps, narendra modi, nasscom, New Delhi, Policy, reliance jio, Social, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Tracxn, Uncategorized, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The re-election of Modi will in many ways chart the path of India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, the local play of Silicon Valley companies, [...]

22 05, 2019

Indonesia restricts WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram usage following deadly riots – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-22T15:15:39+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Asia, Facebook, Government, Indonesia, Instagram, Jakarta, operating systems, president, presidential election, Social, social media, Software, spokesperson, sri lanka, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, world wide web|

Indonesia is the latest nation to hit the hammer on social media after the government restricted the use of WhatsApp and Instagram following [...]

13 05, 2019

Hotstar, Disney’s Indian streaming service, sets new global record for live viewership – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-13T15:09:20+00:00 May 13th, 2019|21st century fox, Amazon, Asia, cricket, disney, Entertainment, Facebook, india, Media, Mobile, Netflix, Sports, Uncategorized|

Indian video streaming giant Hotstar, owned by Disney, today set a new global benchmark for the number of people an OTT service can [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

18 04, 2019

Google Cloud brings on 27-year SAP veteran as it doubles down on enterprise adoption – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-18T02:51:03+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Asia, business, ceo, cloud, Companies, Dell, Diane Greene, Enterprise, Europe, executive, Google, google cloud, Personnel, president, Robert Enslin, South Africa, TC, Thomas Kurian, Uncategorized, United States|

Thomas Kurian, the newly minted CEO of Google Cloud, used the company’s Cloud Next conference last week to lay out his vision for [...]