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Aug 20, 2019, 06.13 AM IST
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Happay: Automating your corporate expenses in few clicks

An all-in-one Expense Management Software (EMS) promises to make the entire process of funding, tracking and managing business expenses very simple.

Syntizen is harnessing the world's largest biometric ID system to prevent fraud, authenticate identity

Nearly 6 mn e-KYC transactions & over 35 mn authentic transactions have been processed by the firm so far.

Entrepreneurship: Less glam, more stress

Mumbai-based psychiatrist Dayal Mirchandani often gets requests from some of his celebrity clients: “Could you come home to see me twice a week? Or do sessions in my car? Several of these calls are from high profile entrepreneurs who are battling stress and other related mental issues, but are either reluctant to be seen visiting a psychiatrist’s chamber or simply don’t have the time after punishing work schedules stretching 16-18 hours. “It’s very lonely at the top,” says serial entrepreneur Meena Ganesh, CEO of Portea Medical. Being an entrepreneur comes at a price.

Using human emotions in marketing, with the help of AI

A combination of EEG, facial expression analysis and eye tracking promises to understand a consumers subconscious response, decode cognitive and behavioral metrics and get actionable insights real-time.

As rural unemployment rises, this startup hopes to make a dent

Apart from increasing employment options in rural areas, MIMO is serving as a vital link for companies in the domain of ecommerce, bill payments, and e-KYC collection.

Now, anyone can be a social media star on Tik Tok, YouTube

Social media apps like TikTok, ShareChat, Likee and others are chasing influencers to join their platform, in a bid to attract more first-time internet users who are demanding diverse and engaging content. They are offering cash rewards, exclusivity contracts, training workshops, incubation programmes and traffic boosts to creators and influencers, who often help these platforms attract users, increase content consumption and drive engagement.

Can OpenAI replicate the human brain?

Samuel 'Sam' Altman, co-chairman of OpenAI, recently got an investment of $1,000,000,000, from Microsoft which can signal a new direction for his research lab. He alongwith Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive of the electric carmaker Tesla had started the artificial intelligence lab in 2015. (Pic: Sam Altman and Satya Nadella,CEO, Microsoft)

WeWork is built on economic optimism. That can be a dangerous thing

WeWork probably won’t bring on the next economic recession but the sort of continued-prosperity mindset around the company represents a dangerous way of thinking.

Don’t scoff at Influencers, they’re taking over the world

As social media expands its cultural dominance, the people who can steer the online conversation will have an upper hand.

The science behind the rush for 'cool' offices

From luminous paintings, to shiny coffee vending machines, the co-working spaces are a benchmark on how modern offices should look. One of the companies leading the co-working space segment is WeWork. In two years the company has got 21 locations in India and the latest coming up in Noida, the US-based co-working giant, recently renamed the We Company, is showing how the popularity of co-working spaces in growing. (Pic: WeWork/Facebook)

India calling: Why are tech companies investing in regional languages

India calling: Why are tech companies investing in regional languages

A handful of small and big companies are charting a course towards regional language technology solutions for 'Bharat' as they try to make the internet an indispensable part of the hinterland. The common thread connecting these companies is a focus on solutions that range from bots for local language banking telephony to social platforms that intuitively connect farmers to agricultural experts.

Co-working sector is hot, but what's fuelling the demand for "cool" offices?

Co-working sector is hot, but what's fuelling the demand for "cool" offices?

From 4% during the first three quarters of 2017 to 10% till Q318, the share of co-working sector in total office leasing in India shows growth of flexible working space is on steroids.

How regional language technology became flavour of the season

How regional language technology became flavour of the season

There are a clutch of homegrown companies which are trying to understand what Indian language speakers want to talk about and how to encourage them to do it.

Meet the man challenging Elon Musk, with help from Jeff Bezos

Meet the man challenging Elon Musk, with help from Jeff Bezos

Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, sought out RJ Scaringe, a 36-year-old entrepreneur, and spent the better part of a day in Plymouth, Michigan, at the company he founded, Rivian. Bezos got a preview of Rivian’s electric pickup truck and sport utility vehicle and liked what he saw. Not long after his visit, Amazon led a $700 million investment in Rivian. Two months later, in April, Ford Motor invested $500 million. All told, Rivian has raised $1.7 billion without selling a single truck or SUV. (Pic: Rivian)

Meet the man quietly building the Tesla of trucks, with Jeff Bezos aboard

Meet the man quietly building the Tesla of trucks, with Jeff Bezos aboard

Rivian’s R1S SUV bears a resemblance to a Range Rover, while the flatbed in its R1T pickup is shorter than the bestselling Ford F-150.

A Unicorn lost in the Valley, Evernote blows up the ‘fail fast’ gospel

A Unicorn lost in the Valley, Evernote blows up the ‘fail fast’ gospel

Founded in 2004, this company was among the first to ride the wave of smartphone adoption, and many expected it would achieve a triumphant initial public offering.

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