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    Sanghamitra Kar

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    Homegrown apps like TakaTak, Moj & Josh make early gains on the back of TikTok banInternet companies see a jump in consumption of religious, astrology and wellness postsLockdown impact: Live video chat apps segment is silently garnering millions of usersE-commerce, logistics firms bring back blue-collar jobs as companies prepare for festive season
    Rewards bring young and old to digital payments amid Covid lockdownShareChat Moj, Flipkart's 2GudSocial see a big slotFor TikTok-ers, reach doesn’t equal moolahVirtual platforms step in to keep graduates engaged in hiring winter
    Startups help blue collar workers start their own gigsFreelancers see work rise in June
    Freelancers see work rise in June
    13 Jun 2020 07:47 AM IST
    Startups with novel tech solutions for social distancing make hayBigBasket, Grofers, other e-grocery firms see rise in non-metro users
    Covid impact: TikTok stares at a gloomy India pictureSwiggy starts home delivery of alcoholTikTok's rating drops after Internet war erupts between influencers of short video platform and YouTubeSome think out of the box, hire talent as others shed
    Operational hands bear layoff brunt
    Operational hands bear layoff brunt
    14 May 2020 07:10 AM IST
    Refrens bags funds from angel investorsLaid off workers get priority on online job portalsDating apps find love in the time of Covid
    Micro-entrepreneurs get going when it gets toughVirus takes a toll on blue collar staff; no pay for 12 croreFlood of pink slips coming, warn startupsStartups rope in celebs to bag more users online
    COVID-19 impact: Pay delays leave freelancers in the coldAcko, Bounce, MakeMyTrip, others hardest hit by Covid-19 turn to layoffs, salary cutsStudents Come Back Home: From foreign varsities to local prejudiceFirms may delay hiring for a quarter
    Firms may delay hiring for a quarter
    27 Mar 2020 12:41 AM IST
    eTherapy apps to the rescue as professionals seek helpCovid-19 effect: Coworking spaces see empty aislesUnicorns such as Paytm, Ola, Uber keep small firms out with big pay hikesServicing gig economy workers pays off for a host of startups
    Wait for new cryptocurrency offerings as SC lifts banNow that crypto trade is legal in India, here's what happens next20% higher average order value, high repeat orders: How women sellers are becoming prominent in social commerceStartups grant you personalised celebrity wishes on important occasions
    Sharechat to stay focused on users, unique contentHiring services firm Passion Connect buys Basil AdvisorsIndia is next playground for game development, jobsMeme makers laughing all the way to the bank
    Data science roles to see over one lakh job openings this yearCybersecurity startups see billions in keeping you safeUnguarded servers behind big Indian data breaches of 2019Mergers, focus on unit economics await startups
    Soonicorns like Nykaa, UrbanClap, Grofers to the rescue with 2X more jobs next year: HR firm XphenoHiring trickling down in IT, startups & MNCsContent marketing jobs become a bestsellerTech services firms look to turn a page with content moderation
    After rejig, Facebook users will get fake news alertsPolicy muddle ruins year 2019 for crypto, blockchain industryCybersecurity startup Lucideus raises $7 millionBinance acquires Mumbai’s bitcoin exchange WazirX
    Swiggy will invest another Rs 75 crore to expand its cloud kitchensNon-financial firms chase digital verification startupsNykaa fixes a data security bug
    Nykaa fixes a data security bug
    18 Nov 2019 07:56 AM IST
    WhatsApp rivals Signal, Telegram can be hacked too
    Background screening is a gig that needs fixingNew-age internet companies are going big on soft-skill trainingAyushmann Khurrana invests in Helios LifestyleReal-money gaming firms make a bigger bet
    Neo bank Juno raises Rs 21 crore in seed roundExpert finds a backdoor in Oyo’s data security systemsBrands follow their new-age audience to TikTok videosBusinesses find Telegram a faster route to users
    Piracy is a tough code to crack for Edtech firmsATM hacking tools trending on the dark webA free trick for fake apps to steal your dataEmerging startups find their big picture in web videos
    Phishing is the most common way to steal information: ReportSigning up top tech talent is a steep challenge for startupsLike, share, buy: how pint-size marketers are becoming hot property on social mediavpnMentor spots a data breach in Credit Fair, Chqbook Database
    Running a company a big stress test, say foundersWomen bag frontline roles in gig economy, but lag behind in wagesCrypto startups say panel clueless about ledger technology100 million reasons why startups need to speak local lingo
    India lags peers in tech skills: Coursera studyCrypto currency firms bet on global marketsPayments, food delivery apps launch games to woo usersCrypto exchange Koinex shuts down operations amid regulatory uncertainty
    TikTok, Bigo Live turn the page with educational contentRental startups moot CIBIL-like ratings for customersRental startups will soon rate customers to predict their behaviourFacebook set to bet high on Libra crypto
    Move to ban cryptocurrency has Indian blockchain firms worriedScooter-sharing startups dip into small talent poolIndia picks blockchain lessons in crypto valleyTier-II ecommerce faces existential crisis: Expiry date near, small etailers clutch at straws
    FreshToHome  raises Rs76 crore in fundingSwiggy, Zomato may soon slash discounts to stay fitSwiggy to focus on customer repeats to drive growth as discount-led growth comes downIt’s paisa vasool for voter data vendors
    Bengaluru topped cyber hitlist in 2018, says studyIn Web's dark corner, your profile is on sale for just a few bucksVoonik eyes a remake, to sell only private labelsLetsVenture set to launch its healthcare council
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