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WhatsApp rolls out View Once to compete better with Snapchat
WhatsApp's View Once will let photos and videos disappear from the chat after they have been seen. Snapchat, known for its Stories feature that...
BharatPe valuation rises to $2.85 billion after Tiger Global-led funding
BharatPe has raised $370 million in a funding round led by Tiger Global, giving the fintech startup a post-money valuation of $2.85 billion. The...
Food delivery workers protest 'exploitation' on Twitter; companies deny charges
Tweets detail a list of complaints including lack of compensation as well as daily earning caps
Baffled investors fear nothing's off limits in China regulatory crackdown
The article was later altered to remove the historically loaded opium reference, but, together with the opening of a probe into automotive chip...
Swiggy, Zomato face backlash on Twitter
Over the past week, posts by food delivery workers complaining about poor treatment by Swiggy and Zomato have gone viral on Twitter.
Healthtech startup Onsurity gets $16 million from Quona Capital, others
Founded in 2020 by Agarwal and Kulin Shah, Onsurity provides a self-serve platform where organisations can purchase flexible and customised...
StackBox gets $1.2-million funding from Ecosystem Ventures, others
StackBox, a Bengaluru-based logistics startup, will use the funding to set up more fulfilment centres to service customers in different...
The $29 billion deal in 11 weeks: how Square bought Afterpay
Square's purchase of Australian buy now, pay later provider Afterpay for $29 billion in stock, the largest ever acquisition by Dorsey's firm,...
Manu Kumar’s HiHello raises $7.5 million from Foundry Group, others
HiHello, a digital business card and contact manager app, will use the fresh funding for hiring and expanding its business platform, cofounder...
Infra.Market gets funding at $2.5-billion valuation, eyes acquisitions
Infra.Market, after its latest funding round, is looking to acquire medium-sized brands in the construction space to widen offerings within the...