• The biggest disasters in business history – podcasts of the week

    Kodak film. The company’s lurch towards bankruptcy in 2012 is profiled in Spectacular Failures. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Getty Images Talking points The platform where many users go to to listen to other people’s podcasts, Apple is now plotting to start making its own. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant is in conversation with media companies about creating […]

  • STARTUPS
    Funding in Indian startups this week (25 Mar-30 Mar)

    This week 19 Indian startups received funding, of which 15 received a total sum of about $222 million. Among them, Bigbasket raised the highest funding of about $150 million followed by Box8 which raised about $15 million. Meanwhile, funding for 4 of the total funded startups remained undisclosed. Below is the summary of deals closed […]

  • Uncategorized
    Funding in Indian startups this week (18 Mar-23 Mar)

    This week 13 Indian startups received funding, of which 12 received a total sum of about $466 million. Among them, Ola raised the highest funding of about $300 million followed by PhonePe which raised about $107.6 million. Meanwhile, funding for 1 of the total funded startups remained undisclosed. Below is the summary of deals closed […]

  • STARTUPS
    Startups facing angel tax notices may get relief this week

    MUMBAI: The startups that have already received angel tax notices, and were kept out of the recent relaxation in norms, are set to get some relief this week, said two people with direct knowledge of the matter. This will apply to situation in which valuations were challenged or the source of funding was questioned. The Central Board of Direct […]

  • The week in radio and podcasts: Conviction

    Manuel Gomez, left, with client Pedro Hernandez and his mother Jessica outside court. Photograph: New York Daily News Archive/NY Daily News via Getty Images Manuel Gomez is a hero for our times. You know, the rogue US private investigator, working around the law to find the truth and free the innocent? That Philip Marlowe/Mike Hammer/Jim […]

  • Who will win the Booker Prize? – podcasts of the week

    The Man Booker Prize 2018 judges Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA Talking points The third season of Serial has lived up to its ‘much-anticipated’ status by managing the biggest debut numbers for the true-crime podcast to date: more than 1.4m listeners download each of its first two episodes. Meanwhile, another online juggernaut, TED Talks is expanding its […]

  • The week in radio and podcasts: PM; The Grenfell Tower Inquiry; The Home Babies

    New show on LBC: Eddie Mair. Photograph: Ken McKay/ITV/Rex/Shutterstock PM | BBC Radio 4 The Grenfell Tower Inquiry | BBC Radio 4 PM podcast The Home Babies | BBC Radio 4 PM podcast Eddie Mair is leaving PM and many will be bereft. Including my mum, who phones me to talk about it. I tell her that he’s starting a new show in September […]

  • QUOTES
    Quotes of the Week: Handmaid’s Tale, American Woman, Younger and More

    Just a few short hours before SpongeBob SquarePants gets his ego stroked at the Tony Awards, we’re honoring the best soundbites from the medium where he got his humble start. Our latest batch of Quotes of the Weekincludes a mea culpa from Full Frontalhost Samantha Bee, a Star Warsreference courtesy of The Handmaid’s Tale, a reflection on sexual misconduct […]