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25 New Businesses In 25 Years

25 New Businesses In 25 Years

A quarter of a century ago, we heard about these businesses. Or possibly not. Today, we cannot do without them. These are brands we now buy, sell, eat, sleep, talk to, and in love with...

10 December 2020
The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

27 November 2020

China Says It Firmly Opposes India's Move To Block More Of Its Apps

'We firmly oppose the Indian side’s repeated use of “national security” as an excuse to prohibit some Mobile APPs with a Chinese background,' the...

Delhi Launches E-Vehicle Service App For Covid-19 Patients

Delhi Launches E-Vehicle Service App For Covid-19 Patients

App to help with health check-ups, ambulance requirements, hospital admissions

12 November 2020

Mitron, Have A Samosa Now: Does India Have Resources To Replace Popular Chinese Apps?

Indian app developers will have to set up their game to beat the country’s dependence on China

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30 June 2020
TikTok Has Been Spying In India And Sending Data To China: Chingari Co-founder Sumit Ghosh

TikTok Has Been Spying In India And Sending Data To China: Chingari Co-founder Sumit Ghosh

Soon after Chinese video app TikTok was banned in India, a similar homegrown app Chingari saw a sudden rush of users, with 1 lakh downloads in just one hour....


24 April 2020
Kerala Govt's Tie-Up With IT Startup For Covid-19 Management Raises Privacy Concerns

Kerala Govt's Tie-Up With IT Startup For Covid-19 Management Raises Privacy Concerns

The cloud-based app Sprinklr helps with the collation and analysis of select data pertaining to pandemic management, including sensitive medical information on...


14 February 2020
App-Based Medical Services: How Safe Are They? More Concerns Than Solutions

App-Based Medical Services: How Safe Are They? More Concerns Than Solutions

Medical experts advise that regulation is the need of the hour to prevent quacks from infiltrating a vulnerable business and stop unethical practices


13 September 2019
Opinion: Deepfake Will Make Fake News Realistic

Opinion: Deepfake Will Make Fake News Realistic

Malicious hands can use the technology to spread propaganda, spark conflicts



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13 September 2019
The Dark Art Of Deepfake: How This Height Of Manipulation Can Even Make Mona Lisa Frown

The Dark Art Of Deepfake: How This Height Of Manipulation Can Even Make Mona Lisa Frown

The science of making morphed videos using artificial intelligence is the latest rage on social media. Porn and politics are seeing Deepfake's immediate impact...


18 July 2019
FaceApp Now Has The Access To More Than 150 Million People's Faces And Names

FaceApp Now Has The Access To More Than 150 Million People's Faces And Names

AI-based FaceApp takes internet by storm, but will the data collected be stored securely?


14 May 2019
'EPL Was The Trigger', Dream11 Co-Founders Target 100 Million Users By March 2020

'EPL Was The Trigger', Dream11 Co-Founders Target 100 Million Users By March 2020

Dream11 co-founders Bhavit Sheth and Harsh Jain say fantasy cricket is not gambling and even the BCCI understand the value and engagement the app brings


14 May 2019
Dream11: 'Skill? Rubbish. It's Sophisticated Gambling', Says A Loser

Dream11: 'Skill? Rubbish. It's Sophisticated Gambling', Says A Loser

Dream11, the fantasy gaming app, has burnt a hole in the pocket too. Once they lose money, online gamers want the law to take over!


14 May 2019
The Confession Of An Addict Who Made Quick Bucks

The Confession Of An Addict Who Made Quick Bucks

For students, money won from fantasy cricket games like Dream11 and Fantain, is a secondary source of income


10 May 2019
Gambling Act Is 'Weak', Dream11 Helicopters Online Cricket Gaming To A World Of Fantasy

Gambling Act Is 'Weak', Dream11 Helicopters Online Cricket Gaming To A World Of Fantasy

Dream11 has been the talk of IPL 2019. The online fantasy gaming product, endorsed by former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has been accepted by both the...


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25 June 2019
Is It Snooping? Invasion Of Privacy? How Companies Are Using Geotagging To Track Employees

Is It Snooping? Invasion Of Privacy? How Companies Are Using Geotagging To Track Employees

Like it or hate it, geotagging is increasingly getting popular among companies curious to track their employees during office hours. It is now a part of HR...


24 April 2019
Ban On TikTok App Lifted By Madras High Court, But With Conditions. Read Here

Ban On TikTok App Lifted By Madras High Court, But With Conditions. Read Here

The ban on mobile application TikTok was lifted by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday, subject to certain conditions.


23 April 2019
7 Out Of 10 Women Cheat On Spouses In India, Claims Survey

7 Out Of 10 Women Cheat On Spouses In India, Claims Survey

Nearly 77 per cent of Indian women who chose to cheat on their husbands reasoned that their marriage had become monotonous and finding a partner outside...


17 April 2019
TikTok Ban In India: Govt Asks Google, Apple To Remove App From Play Store And App Store Respectively

TikTok Ban In India: Govt Asks Google, Apple To Remove App From Play Store And App Store Respectively

TikTok App Ban in India: The app continued to be available on both Apple and Google platforms on Tuesday after the Tamil Nadu state court upheld the ban and it...


04 April 2019
'It's Encouraging Pornography': Madras High Court Asks Govt To Ban Video App TikTok

'It's Encouraging Pornography': Madras High Court Asks Govt To Ban Video App TikTok

The popularity of China-based video social networking app TikTok has risen quickly to become a craze among teenagers, especially in India, but not without its...


12 February 2019
Dating Apps Giving Sexual Predators, Paedophiles Easy Access To Children: Report

Dating Apps Giving Sexual Predators, Paedophiles Easy Access To Children: Report

Dating apps Tinder and Grindr were being questioned over their age verification requirements after several child abuse cases came to light.


07 December 2018
Police Links 17-Year-Old Girl's Suicide In Maharashtra To Online Game

Police Links 17-Year-Old Girl's Suicide In Maharashtra To Online Game

Preliminary investigations have suggested the teenager was depressed and the phrase "cut here to exit" was written with ink on her wrist, an official said.


26 October 2018
Life On Rent

Life On Rent

Owning is passe; hiring is the new credo. Wandering millennials, material needs intact, don’t care about stuff doomed by obsolescence.


01 October 2018
A British Initiative Aims To Promote Innovative Apps From East India

A British Initiative Aims To Promote Innovative Apps From East India

One of Britain’s most pres­tigious tech awards, which resulted in forty companies being taken to the UK so far, the ‘TECH Rocketship Awards 2018 and...


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