• PODCASTS
    Apple Has Ruined Its Podcasts App

    Photo illustration by Slate. Image by Apple. I’m not a knee-jerk tech-tweak hater. You know the type: Ugggh, Twitter replaced the favorite button with the like! Twitter is ruined! It was the like button, guys, not the neo-Nazis. But I am able to recognize when an app or interface declines for reasons that go beyond a change I’m just not […]

  • NEWS
    Online Grocery Startup Bigbasket Raises $5 Mn From Helion Ventures; Grofers Fills Its Bucket With $14.7 Mn

    Bengaluru-based online grocery startup Bigbasket has raised $5 Mn (INR 32.65 Cr) from Helion Ventures Partners. This comes at a time when rival Grofers India has pumped in $14.7 Mn (INR 96 Cr) from its Singapore-based parent company Grofers International. As per the RoC filings by Supermarket Grocery and Supplies, which runs Bigbasket, the investment took place on […]

  • 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, […]