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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

6 04, 2019

Apple Music cuts prices in India – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-06T02:39:10+00:00 April 6th, 2019|APPLE, apple inc, apple music, india, JioSaavn, Media, Music, music services, saavn, spotify, Streaming Media, streaming services, Uncategorized|

This morning, The WSJ reported Apple’s streaming music service overtook Spotify in paid subscribers in the U.S., and now it hopes to do [...]

25 03, 2019

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-25T02:30:23+00:00 March 25th, 2019|airbus, American-Airlines, BLADE, california, carsharing, ceo, commuting, Eric Schmidt, executive, Google, india, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Napa Valley, New York, new york city, palo alto, San Francisco, san jose, sebastian thrun, Startups, The Financial Times, transport, Transportation, Uber, udacity, Uncategorized, venture capital, Vice President, Warner-Music-Group|

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay [...]

20 12, 2018

TikTok parent ByteDance sues Chinese news site that exposed fake news problem – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-12-20T13:13:13+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Artificial Intelligence, Asia, Baidu, Beijing, bytedance, China, dailyhunt, Entertainment, Facebook, general atlantic, india, jack dorsey, Lawsuit, media platform, Myanmar, pakistan, russia, sharechat, Softbank, Tencent, tiktok, Toutiao, Twitter, Uncategorized, xiaomi, YouTube|

There’s worrying news from China’s online media world as ByteDance, the $75 billion company behind popular video app TikTok is taking a news [...]

30 10, 2018

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-10-30T12:34:22+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Advertising Tech, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, Brussels, california, China, civic tech, competition law, computing, data protection, data protection law, digital advertising, digital media, DuckDuckGo, Elizabeth Denham, engineer, Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, facial recognition, fundamental rights, Giovanni Buttarelli, Google, human rights, ICDPPC, india, Kent Walker, Mark Zuckerberg, New America Foundation, news media, Nick Clegg, Privacy, San Francisco, search engine, Security, smartphone, SNAPCHAT, Social, social network, Sundar Pichai, TC, terms of service, Tim Cook, Tim-berners lee, Uncategorized, United States, Washington D.C., world wide web|

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels [...]

29 10, 2018

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-10-29T00:33:03+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Advertising Tech, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, Brussels, california, China, civic tech, competition law, computing, data protection, data protection law, digital advertising, digital media, DuckDuckGo, Elizabeth Denham, engineer, Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, facial recognition, fundamental rights, Giovanni Buttarelli, Google, human rights, ICDPPC, india, Kent Walker, Mark Zuckerberg, New America Foundation, news media, Nick Clegg, Privacy, San Francisco, search engine, Security, smartphone, SNAPCHAT, Social, social network, Sundar Pichai, TC, terms of service, Tim Cook, Tim-berners lee, Uncategorized, United States, Washington D.C., world wide web|

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels [...]