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Aptiv and Hyundai form new joint venture focused on autonomous driving

Automaker Hyundai is forming a new joint venture with autonomous driving technology company Aptiv, with both parties taking a 50 percent ownership stake in...

An Indian startup that uses WhatsApp to serve thousands with chronic...

Another startup in India is cashing in on the popularity of WhatsApp, the most popular app in the country with more than 400 million...

Groww, an investment app for millennials in India, raises $21.4M

Of the 1.3 billion people who live in India, more than 100 million of whom are using digital payment apps each day, only about...

Google chases businesses to maintain its payments lead in India

Google said today it is bringing its mobile payments app — Google Pay — to businesses in India and introducing a jobs discovery feature...

Google is bringing Assistant to people without internet access

Over the years, Google has expanded the reach of its digital assistant service to include people who own internet-enabled feature phones. Now the search...

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns

India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement following a cabinet meeting today finance...

Cybersecurity company Acronis hits unicorn status after raising $147 million led...

Cyber security solutions provider Acronis announced today that it has raised $147 million in funding led by Goldman Sachs, bringing it to unicorn status....

Amazon’s Alexa now speaks Hindi

Only about 10% of India’s 1.3 billion people know English. Yet, that is the only language Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa understands in the nation....

Data storage company Cloudian launches a new edge analytics subsidiary called...

Cloudian, a company that enables businesses to store and manage massive amounts of data, announced today the launch of Edgematrix, a new unit focused...

Google is bringing data saver feature to Android TVs

Google said on Tuesday it is bringing a set of new features to Android TVs to improve the experience of users who rely on...