WhatsApp opens its Cloud API for all small businesses

With WhatsApp Cloud API, businesses will be able to build a customized dashboard to chat with customers quickly and offer customer services, and they can do all of this without having to pay a single penny.

a16z launches inaugural $600Mn fund, dedicated to invest in the gaming industry

The new vertical $600 million fund, which a16z has been working on for nearly a decade, will be led by Andrew Chen, Jon Lai, and James Gwertzman, general partners at a16z.

Ola to scale down Ola Foods, some cloud kitchen brands to integrate with Ola Dash

In 2015, Ola made its first venture into the food delivery business with Ola Cafe, its 20-minute food delivery service. However, it did not take off and was soon shut down.

Following subscriber loss, Netflix could soon roll out live-streaming

Netflix is going live. The subscription streaming service and production company is…

Bot debate: Elon Musk says taking Twitter private at a lower price is not out of question

Is Musk getting cold feet ahead of the billion-dollar acquisition of Twitter?…

Musk says he has been accused by Twitter legal team of violating NDA

Elon Musk and Twitter. These are words that seldom come together without…

SpaceX’s Starlink service is now available in 32 countries: Report

Starlink is an ambitious move by SpaceX (and Musk), and it promises…

Google’s Android 13 Beta 2 rolls out today, with increased focus on privacy and user controls

At its annual developer conference – the Google I/O 2022 – Google…

Google I/O 2022: Maps gets “Immersive View,” Auto Summary comes to Google Docs, and more

At this year’s I/O 2022, Google unveiled a slew of software upgrades, including some critical ones on Google Maps, Google Chat, Youtube, Chrome and much more.

Ahead of its IPO, Delhivery lands ₹2,347 crore from 64 anchor investors

75% of the Delhivery IPO issue has been reserved for qualified institutional investors, 15% has been reserved for non-institutional investors, and the remaining 10% for retail investors.

Razorpay’s announces $75Mn fresh secondary share sale, its biggest ESOP buyback to date, Lightspeed, Moore Ventures participate

Fintech unicorn Razorpay has announced its latest secondary share sale. And at…

Facebook to discontinue Nearby Friends, Weather Alerts, and other location-based features soon

In 2014, Facebook had rolled out a Nearby Friends feature that notified…

Here’s what to expect in Google I/O 2022

As has been the norm post pandemic, this year’s Google I/O will be taking place online too, and you can watch the live-stream on YouTube. It is free for all to attend.

Mirroring stock market bear run, crypto prices slump as bitcoin slips below $34000 over the weekend

Apart from Bitcoin, other popular coins such as Polkadot, Cardano, Uniswap, Terra, XRP, Avalanche, Polygon, and Stellar experienced a fall in prices as well. Solana is another to clock a steep fall as it fell 13% on the week and almost 60% year to date.

Regulatory probe finds faulty battery cells and modules likely cause of e-scooter fires: Report

Govt’s initial assessment says faulty battery cells and modules were most likely behind scooters from Ola, Okinawa and others catching fire on their own. 

Microsoft enters into “Epic” partnership that will bring Fortnite as first F2P game in Xbox Cloud Gaming

Excited to get your hands on Fortnite once again? All you need is a Microsoft account and one of the devices mentioned above, no installation or prior memberships are needed.

Shopify to acquire logistics company Deliverr for $2.1Bn in cash & stock deal

The five-year-old Deliverr, founded by former Symphony Commerce colleagues Harish Abbott and Michael Krakaris, has raised over $490 million in capital so far.