According to recent reports, Edtech startup Unacademy is soon planning to raise about $30 million funding. Unacademy is a Bengaluru based edtech startup. The main purpose of this funding is to go deeper and expand its operations into areas like K-12 and competitive exams. This funding would lead to the valuation of the company at $100 million.
Microsoft has recently acquired Flipboard, a social education app that uses short collaborative videos to teach concepts. This might be seen as Microsoft’s foray into the world of digital education, to rival Google and its Chromebook line. The app has already been integrated into Microsoft Teams in Office 365 for Education.
With FIFA 2018 around the corner besides the players all fans too seem to be excited for the same. So a recent article talks about that Budweiser is all set to launch sound activated world cup snapchat lens. Budweiser who is the official beer of the 2018 FIFA world cup is all set to partner with Snapchat to enable the launch of sound activated lens.
Mobikwik has invested Rs 2 crores in Pune-based AI company, Pivotchain Solutions, which has helped build artificial intelligence predictive and dep-learning models for it in the past. The AI company has been working closely with global banking, insurance, retail and government corporations since its inception. MobiKwik founder and CEO Bipin Preet Singh has said that the company will continue to invest in businesses that can add value to their own brand.
Cyber Security researchers have found another Android malware banking trojan that holds striking copies to the famous Lokibot – however, pressed with new suspicious highlights, most quite its capacity to execute an overlay attack on Android 7 Nougat and Android Oreo 8.
The recent increase in the usage of smartphones and the addiction to it has been seen to be growing in the over the years. People are increasingly getting more educated with greater exposure to the internet but they are however not able to understand the potential disadvantages of the overuse of smartphones.
A recent report claims that 87% of UK retailer have been facing massive revenue losses due to poor performing mobile sites. There have been a considerable drop in their online visibility due to poor performance of their mobile sites. Websites which typically take more than 10 seconds to load on mobile sites are more likely to drive customers away eventually resulting in loss.
Myntra, Flipkart’s fashion subsidiary, has decided to expand in the offline sector by launching 100 stores across the country in the next two years. The company is also in the process of integrating its warehouse inventory with store inventory for its in-house brands as well as for other brands to provide customers a seamless online-to-offline experience and to boost sales. The company continues to focus on private labels, and is eyeing to close FY1 with a GMV of $1.9 billion.
With the FIFA season just around the corner every social media app seems to team up with them and provide its users with some great football related themes and filters. According to reports, mobile network provider Three has recently teamed up with Snapchat to enable the use of World Cup to launch the first Snappable AR lens.
US-based EV startup Bird has become the fastest company to hit a $1 billion evaluation, achieving the feat in just 9 months. Bird is an electric scooter ride-sharing platform focused at helping the environment by making people use scooters instead of cars for short-distances, consequently reducing traffic and greenhouse emissions. According to the company’s blog, the funds have been used to assemble its own fleet of eco-friendly shared electric scooters and expand its team.