Indian hyperlocal courier startup Dunzo has raised $40 million from existing investor Google and others, it said on Tuesday, after seeing a surge in usage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Indian parent of a TikTok copycat has raised more than $100 million from investors including Alphabet Inc's Google and Microsoft, months after the Chinese-owned short-video app was banned in the country.
Chaffing at the bit at what it considers abuse of its market dominance by Google, Vijay Shekhar Sharma has launched a mini app store and plans to take on board one million apps by 2022. This could open the floodgates for Indian apps to grow in size and reach global scale soon.
The Google Doodle for September 24 celebrates the 80th birthday of the trailblazing Indian swimmer Arati Saha. Illustrated by fellow Kolkata native and Google guest artist, Lavanya Naidu, the Doodle depicts the awe-inspiring 67 kilometres Saha covered from Cape Gris Nez in France to Sandgate in England on September 29, 1959.
Google will combine its Nest services and devices with ADT’s security solutions to offer more secured devices.
The tech giant will build a ‘differentiated partner strategy’ in the cloud space. Google will invest in people and partnership to acquire a large share of Indian cloud market. The company said in a report that it will leverage its advantage as a data company and deploy technology as the key differentiator with expertise in AI and machine learning. Karan Bajwa, Managing Director, Google India, said: “Google is hiring great talent and putting the right people in front of the [...]