Researchers and entrepreneurs are working overtime to reduce battery costs and improve efficiency, while others are looking to put new models of electric vehicles on the road.
While the horizontal e-commerce players in the country, which include giants such as Amazon and Flipkart, are witnessing a jump in business, the same cannot be said for vertical players catering to a niche market. Among the worst hit are online fashion startups, many of which failed to make a dent. They started with a zeal but cash crunches, failed funding, shoddy marketing tactics and getting bullied by the strong horizontal players in the industry pushed them out of the pit.
The secure messaging app has become the destination of choice for businesses to onboard and retain customers.
American motor vehicle manufacturing company, Local Motors, unveiled a 3D-printed autonomous, electric-powered bus, Olli, in 2016. The blue rectangular bus with big windows is quite eye-catching. The bus has been touted as a smart, safe, sustainable transportation option suited for neighborhoods, campuses, hospitals, and city centers. The electric vehicle, which can carry up to 12 people, is equipped with advanced vehicle technology, including IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) to improve the passenger experience and allow natural interaction with the vehicle. (Pic: Olli/Local Motors)
Here are eight products found on the website as a part of Amazon Launchpad, a global program that curates, showcases and delivers products from startups to Amazon customers. The program supports young companies with innovative ideas. Amazon Launchpad program also helps bring a curated selection of new and innovative products to its our customers. The program commenced in India in 2016.
A device that could produce any amount of electricity at night would be valuable; after the sun sets, solar cells don’t work and winds often die down, even as demand for lighting peaks.
Donatekart does not want donations in cash. It has devised a novel approach to the concept of giving by approaching it as a marketplace.
A founder’s soul is a surprisingly common discussion topic in the tech world, often as a defense of a particularly egregious news cycle.
One was a doctor, but was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, the other two started thinking of their company while still in college and the other beat cancer to start a company that's literally flying high. These are a handful of young achievers who battled all odds and now are at the top of their professions.
ToneTag’s technology involves transmitting data from one device to another using sound waves and nearly 52 million customers have been benefited from this.
While one in 10 investments thrive, investors hope signing up with seasoned entrepreneurs will even the odds.
What's the point of so much shuttling?" Saket Modi, 29, asked himself a few months ago. Last year, the cofounder of Lucideus, a cyber-security startup, spent four months in Silicon Valley. This year, in the first four months itself, he had to make seven trips from Delhi to California. Eventually, in July, Modi, who was living out of a suitcase, rented a studio apartment in Palo Alto and shifted base to the US. "There is something in the hawa here. It is pure magic. The Valley plugs you into the cutting-edge world of technology and startups so beautifully." Serendipitous meetings, for one, are frequent in the Bay Area. Just the other day, says Modi, he ran into Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal at Curry Up Now, an Indian restaurant. (Pic: Saket Modi/Facebook)
farMart started with an Uber-like model for tractors, but is now providing credit loan to underserved farmers and addressing some basic farming woes.
A slew of Indian B-to-B founders are shifting base to Silicon Valley, chasing customers and global dreams.
Jack Ma cited electricity as an example of how developments in technology can free up time for leisure. “The power of electricity is that we make people more time so that you can go to karaoke or dancing party in the evening. I think because of artificial intelligence, people will have more time enjoying being human beings. For the next 10, 20 years, every human being, country, government should focus on reforming the education system, making sure our kids can find a job, a job that only requires three days a week, four hours a day,” Ma said. (Lulu Yilun Chen, Bloomberg)
It’s big money as hit game’s publisher, livestreamers and 1 crore daily Indian users go all guns blazing .
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