Medical imaging firm Nanox raises $26M in a round led by Foxconn

Medical imaging firm Nanox raises $26M in a round led by Foxconn

Published: 9 hours agoAuthor: Saipriya Iyer

Nanox Imaging, an Israeli medical imaging startup, reportedly announced that it raised $26 million in an investment round, which was led by its strategic investor Foxconn. The total valuation of the company has reached $55 million after this new inve....

Fitbit adds blood oxygen level monitoring feature in some devices

Fitbit adds blood oxygen level monitoring feature in some devices

Date: 2020-01-17Author: Saipriya Iyer

Fitbit- a California based fitness wearables company has reportedly rolled out SpO2 sensors in its devices, enabling users to track their blood oxygen levels. In terms of percentage, between 95% to 100% of blood oxygen level is considered to be norma....

Modern Health closes $31 Mn funding led by John Doerr & Founders Fund

Modern Health closes $31 Mn funding led by John Doerr & Founders Fund

Date: 2020-01-16Author: Pankaj Singh

Modern Health, a startup company based in San Francisco, offering a comprehensive mental health platform for corporate employees, has recently closed a $31 Mn Series B funding round. It was led by Founders Fund and John Doerr, besides Afore Capital a....

Clarify-Leidos form alliance to enhance analytical insights via careC2

Clarify-Leidos form alliance to enhance analytical insights via careC2

Date: 2020-01-14Author: Saipriya Iyer

Leidos, a global and FORTUNE® 500 leader in integrating information technology, has recently formed a strategic partnership with Clarify Health Solutions, a leader that delivers advanced health systems and solutions. The main aim behind the merge....

Focal Systems and Connors Group team-up to enhance retail operations

Focal Systems and Connors Group team-up to enhance retail operations

Date: 2020-01-13Author: Saipriya Iyer

Focal Systems, a leading California based retail automation solutions provider, and Connors Group, a renowned management consultancy that specializes in workforce performance and productivity improvement, have reportedly announced a new partnership t....

TVSquared-RTL AdConnect unite to promote broadcast footprint in Europe

TVSquared-RTL AdConnect unite to promote broadcast footprint in Europe

Date: 2020-01-11Author: Pankaj Singh

Global platforms, TVSquared and RTL AdConnect, associated with TV attribution and Video sales house of RTL Group respectively, have reportedly inked a partnership, marking the outset of the first TV attribution plan for advertisers throughout Europe.....

Bardot to bring down the shutters on 58 shopping outlets in Australia

Bardot to bring down the shutters on 58 shopping outlets in Australia

Date: 2020-01-10Author: Saipriya Iyer

Bardot, a fashion retail brand, is planning to downsize some of its outlets in Australia. According to credible reports, the brand aims to shut down its 58 outlets over the next two months. Specifically, about 56 of these outlets are set to be closed....

Introduction of pin codes feature by Uber to ensure riders’ safety

Introduction of pin codes feature by Uber to ensure riders’ safety

Date: 2020-01-09Author: Pankaj Singh

Uber has created a new security policy for riders, especially women, to safeguard themselves from attacks and assaults, by offering a 4-digit pin code.  This announcement comes along the heels of harrowing reports from Uber, which revealed that ....

Krispy Kreme launches new mini doughnuts to its permanent menu

Krispy Kreme launches new mini doughnuts to its permanent menu

Date: 2020-01-08Author: Saipriya Iyer

Krispy Kreme, a renowned American Doughnut company, has reportedly introduced mini doughnuts to its permanent menu. These are simply a miniature versions of the company’s four most popular doughnuts. The doughnut company is encouraging the peop....

Netgear bets big on tech transition, rolls out new products at the CES

Netgear bets big on tech transition, rolls out new products at the CES

Date: 2020-01-07Author: Pankaj Singh

Netgear, a US-based multinational networking hardware company, renowned for making products that capitalize on technology transitions, has brought forth a mesh networking technology seamlessly blended with Wi-Fi 6, at the CES (Consumer Electronics Sh....

Aiqudo signs a voice platform supply agreement with BYTON

Aiqudo signs a voice platform supply agreement with BYTON

Date: 2020-01-06Author: Saipriya Iyer

Aiqudo, a US-based voice technology company, reportedly announced a new collaboration with BYTON, a renowned Chinese electric vehicle brand. Under this agreement, Aiqudo’s Voice AI platform would be used in BYTON’s electric cars. The V....

Scandinavian Tobacco Group officially closes Royal Agio Cigars buyout

Scandinavian Tobacco Group officially closes Royal Agio Cigars buyout

Date: 2020-01-04Author: Pankaj Singh

Scandinavian Tobacco Group, a Denmark based manufacturer of cigars and traditional pipe tobacco, has reportedly announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Royal Agio Cigars group. Effective from January 2, 2020 the company completed the c....

FY20 divestments of CONCOR, BPCL, and Air India remain doubtful

FY20 divestments of CONCOR, BPCL, and Air India remain doubtful

Date: 2020-01-03Author: Pankaj Singh

The government of India may reportedly be unable to finalize the strategic divestment of Air India, Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) by the end of March. A government official stated that the three dives....

Allied Wallet China to unveil new technology for frictionless payments

Allied Wallet China to unveil new technology for frictionless payments

Date: 2020-01-02Author: Saipriya Iyer

Allied Wallet China, the Chinese division of payment processing giant Allied Wallet, and Andy Khawaja, Founder of Allied Wallet, reportedly announced that the company would introduce a new technology this year that would facilitate more frictionless ....

American toymaker Hasbro acquires Entertainment One for $3.8 Billion

American toymaker Hasbro acquires Entertainment One for $3.8 Billion

Date: 2019-12-31Author: Pankaj Singh

Renowned toy company, Hasbro Inc. has recently made a huge splash in the entertainment industry by acquiring Entertainment One (eOne), a Canadian multinational entertainment company, for US$3.8 Billion. As per the deal, eOne’s CEO Darren Throop....

ONGC pushes forward bidding deadline for its 64 fields till January 3

ONGC pushes forward bidding deadline for its 64 fields till January 3

Date: 2019-12-30Author: Saipriya Iyer

ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas corporation), an Indian multinational crude and gas corporation, has reportedly extended the deadline date until January 3 to accept bids from private players who are keen in operating its 64 producing fields. Earlier t....

Aptito launches a self-order kiosk solution for online food delivery

Aptito launches a self-order kiosk solution for online food delivery

Date: 2019-12-28Author: Shikha Sinha

Net Element, Inc. announced that Aptito, its subsidiary has forayed into the online food delivery business by launching a self-ordering kiosk solution. The latest multi-restaurant self-order kiosk software-as-a-service offers a valuable sol....

Zcoin Crowdfunding System unveiled to decentralize project funding

Zcoin Crowdfunding System unveiled to decentralize project funding

Date: 2019-12-27Author: Pankaj Singh

Zcoin has reportedly introduced the Zcoin Crowdfunding System (ZCS) in a more to decentralize the project’s funding and decision making. The Zcoin crowdfunding system permits members from any community to propose, authorize and fund activities.....

Cox Communications found liable for $1 billion for piracy infringement

Cox Communications found liable for $1 billion for piracy infringement

Date: 2019-12-26Author: Saipriya Iyer

A U.S. District Court Jury rewarded some of the biggest names in the music industry a massive amount of $1 billion for the damages caused by Cox Communications, a renowned broadband communications and entertainment company, over piracy infringement. ....

Caltex reverts to Ampol after a contract termination with Chevron

Caltex reverts to Ampol after a contract termination with Chevron

Date: 2019-12-24Author: Saipriya Iyer

Caltex, a renowned Australian petrol station brand working under Chevron, would now disappear from the region. The brand would be reverting back to its old retail name Ampol as its license agreement with Chevron was terminated. The company reporte....

NYC-based Weav Music secures $5 million in a Series A funding round

NYC-based Weav Music secures $5 million in a Series A funding round

Date: 2019-12-23Author: Pankaj Singh

Music plays an integral role in everyone’s life, be it for enhancing leisure times or to soothe someone’s mood or to just get through a long drive or flight. It often acts as a great entertainer and, in several cases, even manages to be a....