Chernin, Times Internet, Star tie up to end malaria by 2030
“Three years ago, we started focussing on India for two reasons. It is the fourth-largest malaria region in the world. We started seeing drug-resistant malaria in India. So we thought that if we did our job properly, we could start seeing a success story here,” said Chernin, co-founder of Malaria No More and CEO of the Chernin Group.
Gradeup gets $7 million from Times Internet
Exam preparation platform to use funds to upgrade tech and diversify.
Technology industry seeing improved gender diversity
A sharp rise in enrollment of women coders for the fifth edition of Tech-Gig's Geek Godd...
Ministry of I&B to meet again with industry to debate online video content regulation
Sources familiar with the matter said the industry believes there are enough laws, including the Information Technology Act, to regulate online content and seek legal recourse. They argued that streaming platforms are meant for private viewing, unlike traditional mediums such as television and cinema, which are broadcast publicly.
Tencent leads $110 million funding round in MX Player
The funding by Tencent will further intensify the competition in the domestic over the top, or OTT market which has been growing exponentially on the back of cheap mobile data, thanks to the price wars unleashed by Reliance Jio.
TikTok announces #EduTok programme to empower first-time internet users, hone soft skills
TikTok said it is collaborating with social enterprises for the programme.
Geek Goddess 2019 will pick the best women coders
The fifth edition of TechGig Geek Goddess will take place in the second week of November; while the women-only coding competition will accept code submissions till October 14.
Times Internet websites India's No. 1 news destination on Lok Sabha election results day: Comscore report
Comscore report pegs TIL users as 2X of nearest competition
Times Internet sees 133 million users on Election Results Day
Times Internet was the preferred choice of users for news and content on 23rd May, the date of the announcement of the 2019 General Election results.
Carlyle set to invest $45 mn in DailyHunt
If successful the transaction could value the 12-year-old company at about $650 million, pre-money, according to multiple sources aware of the development.
MPL bags Rs 250 cr from Go-Jek Arm, Sequoia, Times Internet
This marks Go-Jek’s maiden financial investment in India, after having acquired three local companies to boost its technology and engineering talent.
Edtech startup Classplus gets $1.6 million in pre-series A
Firm to use funds to expand product offerings, ramp up its leadership team and scale operations.
Medlife acquires Myra to take ePharma service to 22 cities
Bengaluru startup’s acquisition indicates early signs of consolidation in the sector
Dineout piloting differential pricing
Dineout processes an annual gross transaction value of $1 billion, which is about 1% of the overall organised restaurant industry.
Gaana is now making over 100 million dance to its tunes
The 100-million mark is a very significant milestone, considering the user base in the overall Indian music streaming market.
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