• STARTUPS
    Oracle bets on 15 Indian startups for its cloud accelerator programme

    Besides providing mentoring and advice, the programme elements include free credits on Oracle Cloud, access to Oracle’s technology, co-working spaces, and access to Oracle customers, partners and investors. Oracle India recently announced a new batch of startups under its Startup Cloud Accelerator Programme in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi. The third batch of cohort has five […]

  • STARTUPS
    It’s Raining Money For AgriTech Startups: EM3 Agri And Crofarm Raise Funding

    In a country with 157.35 Mn hectares of agricultural land, about 250 oddagritech startups are working to support a cultivating population of over 118.9 Mn. With the aim of improving the efficiency and output of the farming process, these startups are together shouldering the ambitious task of revolutionising the agriculture industry in India. Two agritech startups i.e. EM3 Agri […]

  • PODCASTS
    WHERE IS HOLLYWOOD LOOKING FOR ITS NEXT HIT? PODCASTS

    WHEN TELEVISION NETWORKS resort to adapting books that haven’t even been written yet, it’s time to start looking for new source material. Luckily, salvation might be as close as their smartphones. As the supply of books and comics ripe for adaptation dwindles, TV producers are looking to podcasts for fresh material—and finding stories with audiences as loyal […]

  • LIFE
    How Mad Catz used up its last life

    The company, founded in 1989, was one of the go-to brands for third party controllers and other accessories. They weren’t always the best; but they were cheap and generally offered value for money. They were also behind some top quality fighting game sticks, as well as some popular PC accessories like the RAT range of […]

  • PODCASTS
    After Fox, It’s Podcast Time for Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck

    Two of the most well-known conservative commentators in the United States — both of whom made high-profile departures from top-rated shows on Fox News — will be podcasting together. Bill O’Reilly, who was forced out by Fox News in April, said on Monday that he will make regular appearances on Glenn Beck’s conservative media network, […]

  • STARTUPS
    SAP StartUp Studio doubles its India enrolment

    German enterprise software major SAP said that 16 new Indian startups will join its accelerator programme in Bengaluru this year. SAP StartUp Studio, a one-year mentorship programme, allows selected startups to access its technology and customer base, apart from providing training to help the respective business models work. Last year, it had on-boarded seven early-stage […]

  • PODCASTS
    Apple drops the iTunes name from its Podcasts app

    Apple has officially dropped the iTunes branding from its Podcasts app. It’s small change, and one that arrived with little fanfare from the company, outside of a few tweets from the department’s marketing head. But it certainly streamlines the offering a bit, keeping it in line with Apple Music and separating it out (in name […]