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Salesforce leads $15M investment in Indian HR tech platform Darwinbox

Darwinbox, which operates a cloud-based human resource management platform, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as the Indian startup looks to further expand in the country and Southeast Asian markets. The new round — a Series C .....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 19th, 2021

India Threatens Jail for Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter Employees

India's government has threatened to jail employees of Facebook, its WhatsApp unit and Twitter as it seeks to quash political protests and gain far-reaching powers over discourse on foreign-owned tech platforms, WSJ reported Friday, citing people fam.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Tesla Share Price Plunge Knocks $267 Billion Off Market Value

A sharp decline in Tesla's share price has wiped more than $250 billion off the value of the electric car company, and dragged down the value of an Edinburgh-based investment fund that is one of Tesla's biggest backers. The Guardian reports: The shar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Samsung’s 3-nm Tech Shows Nanosheet Transistor Advantage

Nanosheet devices allow tuning of memory cell design in a way FinFETs can’t The logic chip industry is heading toward a fundamental change in the structure of transistors. Today’s transistors, called FinFETs, will give way to devices variou.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News5 hr. 32 min. ago

Regulators May Finally Get to Tame Big Tech

There have been a number of high level hearings into the behavior of big tech on both sides of the Atlantic. It's only the beginning. Here's why. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News5 hr. 33 min. ago

Tesla has closed its forums to launch a social platform and fans are not happy

Tesla plans to shut down the forums section on its website as it launches a new social platform called the Tesla Engagement Platform, a move that’s raised the ire of a community of its most ardent supporters. Tesla first announced the new engag.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 32 min. ago

White House signals coming antitrust push with Tim Wu appointment

The nod indicates that the new administration isn't planning to go easy on tech. Enlarge / The White House South Lawn, which is unfortunately not the view most folks working for a presidential administration have. (credit: Joe Daniel Price | Ge.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Eco raises $26M in a16z-led round to scale its digital cryptocurrency platform

Eco raises $26M in a16z-led round to scale its digital cryptocurrency platform.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

A Leading Critic of Big Tech Joins the White House

President Biden on Friday named Tim Wu, a Columbia University law professor, to the National Economic Council on Friday as a special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy, putting one of the most outspoken critics of Big Te.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

The technology selloff is getting to be somewhat material

Tech stocks are getting hammered today, with previously high-flying shares of software companies taking even more damage. For a sector that has enjoyed a year in the sun, recent trading sessions have punctured a period of market adoration. It is too.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

SoftBank makes mountains of cash off of human laziness

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. It was.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Hertz lenders push alternate plan for bankruptcy exit, report says

Unsecured lenders want to convert their holdings into shares of the reorganized company, which could be traded publicly, Bloomberg reported. That would counter a plan to sell the car rental giant to two investment funds for as much as $4.2 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

Scrum Ventures launches new program to connect startups with Japanese corporations

Headquartered in San Francisco and Tokyo, Scrum Ventures is known for its accelerator programs focused on sports, food and smart city tech. Today it announced the launch of a new incubator program that will help startups from business partnerships wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 1 min. ago

Indian State Government Website Exposed COVID-19 Lab Test Results

A security flaw in a website run by the government of West Bengal in India exposed the lab results of at least hundreds of thousands of residents, though likely millions, who took a COVID-19 test. TechCrunch reports: The website is part of the West B.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 33 min. ago

How wearable tech helped elite athletes through the pandemic

From the English Premier League to the NFL, sport is a multibillion-dollar industry, and top teams are increasingly turning to technology to give them the edge......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News15 hr. 33 min. ago

Update: Supreme Court holds that payment to non-residents for imported software cannot be characterised as ‘royalty’

The Supreme Court (SC) has recently issued a landmark ruling on March 2, 2021 confirming that amounts paid by resident Indian end-users / distributors to non-resident computer software manufacturers / suppliers, as consideration for resale / use of c.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News18 hr. 0 min. ago

MIH to bridge EV and cybersecurity sectors, says Foxconn CTO

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly major concern for the electric vehicle (EV) sector, as cars are going smarter, and the MIH Alliance will serve as a platform for cross-industry communications and exchanges to effectively tackle cybersecurity.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 0 min. ago

What China’s Big Tech CEOs propose at the annual parliament meeting

The annual meetings of the Chinese parliament and its advisory body are underway in Beijing this week. Top executives from some of China’s largest tech firms are among the thousands of delegates who attend and put forward their opinions. Here i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 33 min. ago

Jelastic and Togglebox announce partnership to spread advanced PaaS on US market

Jelastic, the multi-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company announced a partnership with Togglebox, a leading US provider of cloud computing, hosting services, and hosting infrastructure headquartered in Philadelphia, and data centers located in Texas a.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News21 hr. 0 min. ago

Jeep’s new Wagoneer will be first car with Amazon Fire TV

Jeep’s upcoming Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs will offer Amazon’s Fire TV streaming platform as part of the package when the vehicles hit the road in 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

YouTube CEO says Trump"s account will be restored when risk of violence recedes

Former President Donald Trump's YouTube account will eventually be restored in accordance with the platform's current policies, the company's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021