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CapitalG co-founder introduces $175M early-stage venture fund

Valo Ventures, a new firm focused on social, economic and environmental megatrends, has closed on $175 million for its debut venture capital fund. The effort...

Indonesia restricts WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram usage following deadly riots

Indonesia is the latest nation to hit the hammer on social media after the government restricted the use of WhatsApp and Instagram following deadly...

A young entrepreneur is building the Amazon of Bangladesh

At just 26, Waiz Rahim is supposed to be involved in the family business, having returned home in 2016 with an engineering degree from...

Yahoo spin-out Altaba is selling its entire Alibaba stake and closing...

Bye-bye, Altaba. The Yahoo spin-out created to house Yahoo’s lucrative stake in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan announced today that it will sell its lucrative...

Amazon has paused sales of its Echo Wall Clock due to...

Amazon launched an Echo Wall Clock before the end of the last year but, less than a month later, things aren’t running to schedule. The...

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications

AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information...

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Sites on the web are going...

Google today announced that it has started the long-expected rollout of its Material Design update for Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Sites, after first...

Facebook is not equipped to stop the spread of authoritarianism

After the driver of a speeding bus ran over and killed two college students in Dhaka in July, student protesters took to the streets....

Byju’s targets global expansion for its digital education service after raising...

India-based educational startup Byju’s was widely reported to have raised a massive $400 million round and now the company is making things official. The...

Google has acquired one of India’s most popular train tracking apps

Google is increasing its efforts in India after it snapped up the team behind popular transportation app ‘Where is my Train.’ The app claims 10...