Category: Press Release

Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo lets CEO Marissa Mayer exit with $186Mn

  • by NewsPR
  • 10 Hours ago
The Yahoo-Verizon merger may have hit a few roadblocks on the way but the transaction is nearing a closure. With its $4.48 billion acquisition by the telecom giant, one of the most renowned Internet giants would officially cease to exist. Yahoo’s shareholders are mostly expected to vote in favor of the buyout of the company’s […]

Google Maps will now remember your parking location, both on Android and iOS

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  • 10 Hours ago
Google Maps is already one of the most robust mapping apps available in the market, even iOS users will have to agree on that. But, it is today officially adding a nifty (and significant) feature, which was spotted earlier last month, to eliminate all your parking troubles. You are now being handed down the capability […]

Nvidia’s GPU Ventures Program drives investment into six AI startups over the past year

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  • 11 Hours ago
With AI and machine learning finding its way into the veins of each technological solution, Nvidia is not one to back down to join the revolution. The company is organizing its GPU Technology conference in San Jose, California between May 8 and May 11, where it’ll discuss innovative technologies and research work in the field […]

Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo lets CEO Marissa Mayer exit with $186Mn

  • by NewsPR
  • 11 Hours ago
The Yahoo-Verizon merger may have hit a few roadblocks on the way but the transaction is nearing a closure. With its $4.48 billion acquisition by the telecom giant, one of the most renowned Internet giants would officially cease to exist. Yahoo’s shareholders are mostly expected to vote in favor of the buyout of the company’s […]

Indian Angel Network (IAN) raises ₹175 crore for its ₹350 crore corpus fund

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  • 11 Hours ago
Indian Angel Network (IAN), in an attempt to take its investment strategy to the next level, has planned to launch its first fund with a corpus of ₹350 crore. The fund is aimed at bridging the gap between early-stage funding between angel and Series A rounds. It has already started working on its plans and […]

Apple’s iPhone 8 may not go on sale until late October: Reports

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  • 11 Hours ago
iPhone 8 is extremely exciting. Wireless charging, curved screens, what more could you want? However, according to a slew of reports, Apple could launch the device as late as October. This would put the launch date at least one month beyond what most reports were suggesting earlier. After all, Apple usually exhibits a partiality towards […]

Logistics startup CarPal rakes in $2.75Mn to help firms operate their own fleet of drivers

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  • 11 Hours ago
Emerging e-commerce brands struggle to compete against the likes of Amazon, Lazada when it comes to efficiently operate their own delivery fleet. Singapore has been witnessing firms specializing in on-demand logistics help companies rid their worries of delivering products. One such firm, CarPal, has secured $2.75 million (S$3.83 million) to further develop its SaaS solution […]

YouTube Kids is now natively available on Smart TVs

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  • 11 Hours ago
YouTube rolled out a kid friendly version of its application earlier. Called YouTube Kids, the app tones down and curates the content so only the kid-friendly stuff is available. it also gives parents a whole lot of additional controls too. Well, Google has announced that the very same application will now be available on a […]

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is secretly building his own massive airship: Report

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  • 11 Hours ago
After developing a widely popular search engine, both the Google co-founders are now looking to soar high in their respective aviation vehicles. While Larry Page has already backed a handful of flying car startups, Sergey Brin plans to travel in traditional fashion — using a zeppelin-like airship. Citing sources aware of the development, Bloomberg reports […]

Co-working space provider Awfis secures $20 million from Sequoia Capital for expansion

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  • 11 Hours ago
Awfis, a Mumbai-based co-working office space provider, has managed to secure $20 million in its latest funding round. The funding comes from Sequoia Capital — one of the most active VC firms in India. This fundraising round is a part of the company’s Series B. With this infusion, the total capital raised by Awfis stands […]
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