Tech services firms look to turn a page with content moderation
Content moderation work involves tasks like filtering a video, image or text with hate messages, which could end up hurting organisations, businesses or others. Globally, this type of work has received criticism due to the high stress levels and long working hours, often leading to an unhealthy work-life balance.
Discoms' outstanding dues to power gencos rise 48 per cent to Rs 81,010 crore in October
The portal was launched in May 2018 to bring in transparency in power purchase transactions between generators and discoms.
Stock market update: Cement stocks climb; Barak Valley leaps 5%
Barak Valley Cements, Keerthi Industries and Burnpur Cement were the top gainers.
More Indians head to Las Vegas for a vacation; millennials look for memories, want to indulge in experiences
Indians want to see petroglyphs, take up rock climbing and visit the Valley of Fire.
Kali Prasad to be on TiE Global Board
TiE said under Kali’s leadership its Hyderabad chapter steered activities and programs to increase impact and enhance of the scope. The chapter under his guidance won several global accolades and awards. His notable ‘TiE Cohorts’ program brought a radical shift in the cohesiveness of the group and bagged TiE Global’s most innovative new program award in 2018.
The Wadi connection: Technology startups from Israel’s Silicon Wadi have found a fertile ground in India
Technology startups from Israel’s equivalent of Silicon Valley have found a fertile ground in India.
Wanderlust 2019: Kashmir, Goa top places in India; Australia favourite destination abroad; solo trips continue to dominate travel
This year was primarily about solo travels.
Silicon Valley startup Vested gets funded by IP Ventures
Vested has partnered with Indian banks to simplify the fund transfer process on its platform.
Indian Army gets new American assault rifles in Kashmir Valley against terrorists, Pakistan Army on LoC
"The first lot of 10,000 SiG 716 assault rifles has arrived in India and has been sent to the Northern Command," top Indian Army sources told ANI. The Northern Command looks after the counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir including the stopping the influx of terrorists from Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir who are trained there.
Major US, global cities slowing amid worldwide slump: Report
Nine of the top 10 biggest global cities will slow next year, Oxford Economics researchers found in a report.
Sundar Pichai: Made in India, made for the world
WORLD’S A STAGE Under Pichai’s watch, Google has been relentless in its focus on India, launching around 20 India-specific initiatives, some of them for global markets, but always first tested and launched in India. The vast Indian market provided perfect ground for Google’s global dreams.
Y Combinator picks 28 Indian startups
A Y Combinator spokesperson said the number of from each country is still not final and that it is not related to its Chinese exit either.
The cult of the silicon valley founder is fading
Once celebrated, charismatic founders are hurting the brands they built. What can Indian founders learn from the meteoric rise and fall of their Western counterparts?
Accel raises $550 million sixth India fund
One of the most prominent VC firms in Silicon Valley, Accel said it will continue to scout for early-stage deals across consumer internet, enterprise, financial services, healthcare, and Software as a Services (SaaS) startups. The Bengaluru-based Accel India’s $450 million fund saw 70% of its investments in the range of $2 million or less.
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