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Indian Startups Close FY21 Strong With $3.65 Billion In Funding!

A series of large financing rounds, amounting to $3.65 billion made their way into some of the best Indian startups in Q4 FY21. This is a straight forward increase of $430 million from $3.22 billion in Q4 FY20. The capital...

Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar Thriving In The New Normal: Recorded 35% Growth In Unique Paid Users!

The pandemic induced lockdowns and self-imposed house arrests led to Indian consumers increasing their screen time drastically. And that, in turn, helped over-the-top platforms such as Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime, etc., log more watch hours and onboard new users. But,...

PAN-Aadhaar Card linking Deadline Extends!

: Central Government of India extends the deadline for linking Aadhaar with PAN card from March 31, 2021 to June 30, 2021. The income tax department announced this on their official Twitter account. : The deadline to link Aadhaar with...

Mobikwik Disavows 8.2 TB Data Leak: Faces Massive Outrage From Users!

The Indian payments' giant MobiKwik is facing a lot of bad press over denying undergoing a massive cyber attack! On Monday, the company came under fire for an alleged data leak that exposed around 8.2 terabytes (TB) of its users'...

Vying For A Bigger Piece of India’s Online Retail Space: Amazon And Flipkart Offer Similar Take Rates!

The two e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart, are battling at a breakneck pace when it comes to offering take rates. According to an analysis done by Jefferies, an American brokerage firm, for low-value items (which cost less than Rs 2,000),...

Indian IT Attrition Rate 2021: About 1 Million Employees Will Resign This Year [REPORT]

Due to the growing demand for talent required to fulfil large outsourcing deals, Indian IT companies are likely to face sharper attrition rates in 2021. According to a report prepared by HAN Digital, a talent consulting company, data sourced from...

Indian Competition Watchdog Soon To Grill WhatsApp: Launches Probe For Updated Privacy Policy!

The Facebook-owned instant messaging app has once again attracted some unwanted attention from the Indian regulator. According to the latest news, on Wednesday, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an investigation on WhatsApp and its updated privacy policy...

Google To Pay News Publishers in India: Prepares The Launch Of Google News Showcase

Google has started making moves in India to avoid similar mistakes that the company made in Australia when it comes to Google News and revenue sharing with news publishers. The winds of change ushered in by the News Media Bargaining...

India Is Yet To Wean Off The After Effects Of The Pandemic On Unemployment!

A year after the pandemic-induced lockdowns, India is still yet to wean off the decline in employment! According to the latest data from CMIE aka Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, as of February 2021, the unemployment rate in India stands...

100-Unicorn Strong, The Indian Startup Ecosystem Is Rapidly Growing Backed By Innovation!

India's startup ecosystem is now 100 unicorns-strong, and they are collectively transforming the corporate landscape of the country at a rapid pace! A recent report by Credit Suisse reported how innovation taking place in various sectors in India has resulted...

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The New Crypto Tax in India: An Attempt To Discourage Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts?

Crypto tax in India could soon become a reality. In the coming days, crypto traders in India may end...