Four in 10 employees want to resign from current organization post-increment

The three sectors that include a majority of workers contemplating resignation are service (37%), manufacturing (31%), and IT (27%), according to data shared by Naman HR, a management-consulting firm. Gender-wise, six out of every 10 male workers opted to resign from their workpl … | Continue reading | 6 days ago

Web 3 killer? Jack Dorsey announces Bitcoin-based Web 5

Jack Dorsey announced a new crypto project—“Web5: The Decentralized Web Platform” on Friday on Twitter and in-person during a Web3 festival. While Web 5s monetary layer will be built on the foundation of Bitcoin, the other technologies underpinning Web 5 are borrowed from myriad … | Continue reading | 16 days ago

How Binance Became a Hub for Hackers and Fraudsters

In as little as nine minutes, using only encrypted email addresses as identification, the Lazarus hackers created Binance accounts and traded crypto stolen from Eterbase, the Slovakian exchange, according to account records that Binance shared with the police and that are reporte … | Continue reading | 23 days ago

ExpressVPN says it is pulling its servers out of India citing new rules

"ExpressVPN refuses to participate in the Indian governments attempts to limit internet freedom," the company said. | Continue reading | 27 days ago

Why corporate India is facing burnout

Data from psychological health platform InnerHour shows that the volume of callers seeking counselling support on its helplines is 6-7 times of what it was during the pre-pandemic times. The level of stress and anxiety among professionals is the same as last year, showing no sign … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Google building its largest campus outside US headquarters in Hyderabad, India

The 3 million square feet building is coming up at Gachibowli, the information technology cluster. The company also unveiled the design of the campus coming up at the 7.3-acre site it acquired in 2019. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Cardless cash withdrawal soon at all bank branches and ATMs via UPI

The Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday proposed to make cardless cash withdrawal facility available across all banks and ATM networks using Unified Payments Interface (UPI). | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Reliance Jio adds highest active users despite gross sub losses

Jio added 4.2 million active users, taking its January active user base to 369 million, latest customer data put out by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) showed. The pace of Airtels active user additions was slower at 1.3 million, taking its January active user bas … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Is studying in Germany really free?

Contrary to popular belief that Indian students prefer English speaking countries like the US, Canada, UK and Australia; Germany continues to see a fast growing presence of students from India. Not only is Germany home to some of the best universities in the world - you can actu … | Continue reading | 3 months ago

One of Europe's biggest steel works damaged in Ukraine Mariupol

"One of the biggest metallurgic plants in #Europe destroyed. The economic losses for #Ukraine are huge. The environment is devastated," tweeted Ukrainian lawmaker Lesia Vasylenko. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Pizza topping is not pizza, so will attract a higher GST

GST rates on pizzas differ on the basis of how they are prepared and sold. A pizza sold and eaten within a restaurant attracts 5% GST, the pizza base bought separately attracts 12% while a pizza delivered at home attracts 18% GST. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

What makes Canada more attractive to Indians than the United States?

This is mainly because of the per-country quota on issuing employment-based green card or permanent residency, the experts said, urging the Congress to act fast to prevent the Indian talent from moving to Canada from the United States. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

More Indian students opting for Canada over US due to pro-immigration policies

Indian graduate students are a significant source of talent for U.S. technology companies and a key source of entrepreneurs, physicians and researchers in America. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Indian startups second to US on Y Combinator’s top companies list

The list contains both public and private companies, which are valued at $150 million or more, and are sorted by their valuation as of February 2022. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

It’s an all-out talent war at new-age tech startups

Attracting and retaining talent has become a significant challenge, especially in the last two quarters as about 100 new-age companies are facing as high as 40% rejection rate by candidates. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Belgium announces 4-day work week; right to disconnect after office hours

Employees who want to opt for the new work regime will be able to work up to 10 hours per day if trade unions agree, instead of the current 8 hours, in order to work one day less per week for the same pay. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Bolt CEO Ryan Breslow Resigns

Ryan Breslow, 27, will become executive chairman. Maju Kuruvilla, a 44-year-old Bolt executive and a former vice president at Inc., will be promoted to CEO. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Bolt CEO Ryan Breslow resigns two weeks after securing $11B valuation

Ryan Breslow, 27, will become executive chairman. Maju Kuruvilla, a 44-year-old Bolt executive and a former vice president at Inc., will be promoted to CEO. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Apple logs its best year in India in 2021, ships 6M iPhone units

Overall, India's smartphone shipments for 2021 will be about 170 million and Counterpoint Research pegs Apple's share at 3.75% of the total shipments. | Continue reading | 5 months ago

India's Enforcement arrests NBFC CEO in probe against Chinese-backed loan apps

e was later produced before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Hyderabad that sent him to 15 days' judicial custody, the agency said in a statement. The action is linked to the ED's investigation against a number of Indian NBFCs which are in the business … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Netflix India cuts prices across its streaming plans

Netflix launched its consumer friendly Rs 199/month plan in July 2019, and that led to a lot more users hitching on to the streaming platform. | Continue reading | 6 months ago

What the Modi Twitter breach tells us about hackers

As implausible as the hackers' message sounds, the entire incident — from exploit to outcome — tells us a lot about hacking culture and the variety of actors out there trying to break into computer systems. | Continue reading | 6 months ago

India plans a ₹76,000-cr red carpet for semiconductor companies

The scheme is likely to go to Cabinet next week for approval and after that, the ministry of electronics & IT (MeitY) would work out the granular details and invite applications. | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Are tech-enabled jobs sustainable enough to become lifelong career choices?

Digital gig platforms powered by VC funding have grown exponentially over the past decade. But is a lack of good job prospects pushing people towards gigs, and what does that mean for their income and job safety? In other words, can gigs evolve into careers and transform the futu … | Continue reading | 7 months ago

EU lawmakers pass strict new rules affecting Big US Tech - Digital Markets Act

A key committee of the European Parliament overwhelmingly approved their version of the Digital Markets Act, legislation that will slap far-reaching rules on Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft. | Continue reading | 7 months ago

Indian consumers are spending almost five hours a day on mobile apps

According to AppAnnies report, smartphone users in India spent 4.8 hours a day on average using various mobile apps in Q3 2021, making Indians “among the most mobile first consumers in the world”. | Continue reading | 7 months ago

One large platform is the problem, not all of Big Tech, says Snap CEO

Evan Speigel also spoke about the reasons behind the company's dramatic turnaround since 2017, the ubiquitous Stories format that Snapchat pioneered, the ongoing controversy around Facebook, and Apple's recent privacy changes. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Snap hits 100M monthly users in India, plans to double down on commerce

After hitting the new milestone, Snap is doubling down on commerce in India and has inked several partnerships with leading platforms like Flipkart, Zomato and others. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Alibaba has lost $344B in biggest wipeout

Alibaba shares sank from an all-time high that month to a record low three weeks ago in Hong Kong, as Beijing stepped up its scrutiny of the company's practices and urged a restructure of its fintech business. Despite a 30% recovery from Oct. 5, the stock is still 43% lower than … | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Havildar Tom Cruise? Indian cops’ craze for artificial intelligence in policing

Of late, police in multiple Indian states have been using algorithms to be more proactive than reactive. That may sound like a good idea, but predictive policing brings with it a plethora of questions. Possible violation of privacy and the fear of bias are among them. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Recurring card payments to be affected in India from October 1

​This move by RBI can take growth in recurring payment mandates off the charts even though there might be disruptions in the short term, said Shashank Kumar, Razorpay chief technology officer and co-founder. | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Scientists develop insulin that can be kept without refrigeration

This is being hailed as a big breakthrough in scientific circles, as portability has always been a concern for insulin-dependent people. | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Making semiconductor chips in India, for the world

Several factors have come together to make India an attractive semiconductor manufacturing destination at a time of a global chip shortage. But the government needs to act fast on proposals and incentives to not miss the bus again. | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Lucas TVs to invest in a Gigafactory to manufacture SemiSolid batteries in India

The first plant with world class safety standards will be set up in Thervoy Kandigai, Gummudipundi near Chennai and Lucas TVS expects to build other plants throughout India to support the growing energy storage, electric mobility and lead acid battery replacement markets. | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Tesla in talks with 3 companies for local parts supply in India

The company is looking to source critical electronic, electrical and mechanical components, even as Sona Comstar, Sandhar Technologies and Bharat Forge are understood to be among the Indian firms already supplying components to it. | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Prosus Buys Billdesk for $4.7B

Prosus said Billdesk would complement its own PayU business. | Continue reading | 10 months ago

IndiaMART Leaks over 38M Records

On Monday, Troy Hunt, creator of data-breach record index Have I Been Pwned, put out a tweet asking for the coordinates of the security contact at IndiaMART. | Continue reading | 10 months ago

Zimbabwe under complete Chinese control: Is anyone noticing?

Things have deteriorated to such an extent that local employees have even been shot dead by a Chinese employer at a mine when the labourers demanded their legitimate outstanding wages. | Continue reading | 10 months ago

Postman becomes highest-valued Indian SaaS startup after $225M funding

The seven-year-old startup is now valued at $5.6 billion, overtaking BrowserStack which was valued at $4 billion in June. | Continue reading | 10 months ago

Indian state proposes two-child policy, stringent measures for violators

The Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilisation and Welfare) Bill, 2021, comes shortly after chief minsiter Yogi Adityanath said his government would unveil a new population policy for 2021-2030 soon. | Continue reading | 11 months ago

How deceit was built into China's first aircraft carrier

Varyag was to be an Admiral Kuznetsov class multi-role aircraft carrier in the Soviet Navy. She was known as Riga when her keel was laid in Nikolayev on December 6, 1985. Launched on Dec 4, 1988, she was renamed Varyag (Varangian) in late 1990, after the famous 19th century names … | Continue reading | 11 months ago

View: Warren Buffett and the Myth of the ‘Good Billionaire’

There is no way to be a billionaire in America without taking advantage of a system predicated on cruelty, a system whose tax code and labor laws and regulatory apparatus prioritize your needs above most peoples. | Continue reading | 1 year ago


Krafton plans to revise IPO registration statements in response to the Financial Supervisory Service's request, the developer of the hugely popular PUBG Mobile game says, without commenting on any likely delay in listing. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Go Digital

Mastercard says the Instamojo funding is aimed at digitising and scaling millions of MSMEs and gig workers by helping them set up online stores, accept digital payments and reach out to customers. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Bitcoin becoming the new gold as Indians pour billions into crypto

​In India, where households own more than 25,000 tonnes of gold, investments in crypto grew from about $200 million to nearly $40 billion in the past year, according to Chainalysis. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Saurabh Kumar Exits

Saurabh Kumar tells us he is looking forward to building more fun and exciting things ahead. “Some things are cooking. We will have to wait for it to take shape…,” the Grofers cofounder says. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

16-year-old amateur astro-photographer captures 'clearest image of the moon'

Prathamesh Jaju is associated with Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (JVP), one of the oldest astronomy clubs in the country, where he learned about basic astrophotography over the last three to four years. Jaju, a Class 10 student, said he was finally able to take the time to do the proje … | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Naftali Bennett: Hard-right tech millionaire set to become Israeli PM

The son of American-born parents who speaks perfect English, he is ultra-liberal on the economy and takes a hard line against Israel's arch-foe, Iran. He shares this ideology with Netanyahu, having served in several of the Likud leader's governments. But in recent years tensions … | Continue reading | 1 year ago