NewBridge forms a joint venture with King Hemp NM for industrial hemp

NewBridge forms a joint venture with King Hemp NM for industrial hemp

Published: 10 hours agoAuthor: Pankaj Singh

The joint venture will use the most advanced farming and genetics techniques. The US public company NewBridge Global Ventures, Inc., focused on the dynamic and emerging regulated and legal cannabis industry, has reportedly announced that it has in....

Carbon Lighthouse expands regional scope, establishes office in L.A.

Carbon Lighthouse expands regional scope, establishes office in L.A.

Date: 2019-04-18Author: Saipriya Iyer

Energy services company Carbon Lighthouse has apparently made it to the headlines for having expanded its reach to Southern California. With functional spaces in the cities of New York, Honolulu, and San Francisco, Carbon now boasts of a fourth setup....

BP & Schneider Electric sign five-year global frame agreement

BP & Schneider Electric sign five-year global frame agreement

Date: 2019-04-17Author: Pankaj Singh

Through the agreement, both the companies will work together to minimize project risks, lower costs and increase efficiencies, while driving innovation, value and safety in a secure manner. BP plc, a British multinational energy producing company,....

Airtel partners with Cisco to offer advanced connectivity solutions

Airtel partners with Cisco to offer advanced connectivity solutions

Date: 2019-04-16Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Airtel Business serves more than 500,000 medium and small businesses, 2,000 large businesses and 1,000 global enterprises. Bharti Airtel, the global telecommunications services company headquartered in Gurgaon recently announced that it has partne....

Publicis Groupe to buy data marketing firm Epsilon for $4-4 billion

Publicis Groupe to buy data marketing firm Epsilon for $4-4 billion

Date: 2019-04-15Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Publicis will get access to Epsilon’s data capabilities with the acquisition. Publicis, the multinational French ad holding company, has reportedly announced that it will pay about $4.4 billion to acquire Epsilon, the marketing services comp....

Technology giant Apple enhances its clean energy suppliers list

Technology giant Apple enhances its clean energy suppliers list

Date: 2019-04-13Author: Shikha Sinha

American technology conglomerate Apple has made it to the headlines for convincing its manufacturing partner Foxconn and its chip manufacturer TSMC to commit to using renewable energy while running their operations to make Apple products. With the....

Lifestyle marketplace Zilingo outlines expansion plans in Cambodia

Lifestyle marketplace Zilingo outlines expansion plans in Cambodia

Date: 2019-04-12Author: Shikha Sinha

·         The latest funding brings Zilingo’s total funding evaluation to $308 million. ·         The company, as per reports, is also planning to ....

Travel booking platform Klook raises US$225M in Series D+ Funding

Travel booking platform Klook raises US$225M in Series D+ Funding

Date: 2019-04-11Author: Shikha Sinha

Klook, a world leading booking activities platform, recently announced raising US$225M as a part of its Series D+ funding. The deal apparently marks the largest financing in the worldwide travel activities and services industry. Reportedly, the la....

Juniper launches SD-WAN and cloud services platform for partners

Juniper launches SD-WAN and cloud services platform for partners

Date: 2019-04-10Author: Saipriya Iyer

Juniper announces CSP Select program in response to needs expressed by customers and partners. Juniper Networks, an American corporation that develops and markets networking products recently unveiled a Cloud Services Program (CSP) and its first c....

Roblox gaming community touches 90 Million monthly active users mark

Roblox gaming community touches 90 Million monthly active users mark

Date: 2019-04-09Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Roblox, a global platform that connects people through play, has made it to the headlines for surpassing 90 million active users per month as it continues to expand internationally through German and French languages. The gaming firm has declared the....

U.K. mulls penalizing tech giants on failure to delete harmful content

U.K. mulls penalizing tech giants on failure to delete harmful content

Date: 2019-04-08Author: Pankaj Singh

Reports confirm that British regulators have unveiled a breakthrough proposal, drafted by the leading consumer-protection authorities of the United Kingdom, to penalize Google, Facebook and other tech giants that fail to stop the spread of harmful co....

Payments firm BharatPe raises $15.5M in Series A funding round

Payments firm BharatPe raises $15.5M in Series A funding round

Date: 2019-04-06Author: Pankaj Singh

The latest investment round involved the participation of the U.S.-based Insight Partners, joined by existing investors Beenext and Sequoia. The Indian fintech start-up, BharatPe, has reportedly made it to the headlines for raising up to $15.5 mil....

Perficient announces successful implementation of Oracle’s Seibel CTMS

Perficient announces successful implementation of Oracle’s Seibel CTMS

Date: 2019-04-05Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Perficient to hold Seibel CTMS session to demonstrate its successful implementation during Oracle Health Sciences Connect. Perficient, Inc. a consulting firm specializing in digital transformation of large enterprise customers throughout North Ame....

PayPal makes its first-ever investment in a blockchain company

PayPal makes its first-ever investment in a blockchain company

Date: 2019-04-04Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Approximately $3.5 million has been raised by Cambridge Blockchain in new equity from several investors over last nine months. The Global online payment firm PayPal has reportedly invested for the very first time in a blockchain technology company....

DSG Consumer Partners raises $30m, marks the first close of new fund

DSG Consumer Partners raises $30m, marks the first close of new fund

Date: 2019-04-02Author: Pankaj Singh

DSG Consumer Partners, a consumer-focused venture capital firm has reportedly marked the first close of its third fund aimed at securing $50 million. As per founder and managing director of DSG Consumer Partners, Deepak Shahdadpuri, DSGCP III, the....

Russian social media giant VK plans to launch its own cryptocurrency

Russian social media giant VK plans to launch its own cryptocurrency

Date: 2019-04-01Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

VK is currently third most popular website in Russia along with being a top social media platform. VKontakte (VK), the most prevalent social media website in Russia, has been planning to develop its own cryptocurrency. According to ....

TRON foundation acquires its own blockchain app store CoinPlay

TRON foundation acquires its own blockchain app store CoinPlay

Date: 2019-03-30Author: Saipriya Iyer

To ensure the blockchain enthusiasts get optimum user experience, TRON and CoinPlay are devising approaches to build core technologies that guarantee a secure ecosystem for obtaining DLT-based apps. Tron organization, one of the largest networks i....

Lyft raises its IPO price range owing to high demand from Wall Street

Lyft raises its IPO price range owing to high demand from Wall Street

Date: 2019-03-29Author: Pankaj Singh

Reports indicate that California based transportation company Lyft, which is expected to hit a landmark initial public offering in the public markets on March 29, has recently increased the range of its share price. Apparently, the firm has stated it....

MAG expands in Australia with Encore Aviation entities acquisition

MAG expands in Australia with Encore Aviation entities acquisition

Date: 2019-03-28Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The acquisition will prove to be critical for determining MAG’s expected growth in Asia-Pacific. MAG Aerospace, the America-owned military contractor has recently obtained the rights for Encore Aviation and Encore Helicopter Maintenance. Bot....

Sequoia India and Faering Capital inject $15M in Finova Capital

Sequoia India and Faering Capital inject $15M in Finova Capital

Date: 2019-03-27Author: Pankaj Singh

Finova will utilize the funds to expand its footprint and provide credit access for the unbanked populace. Finova Capital, a Jaipur-based NBFC (non-banking financial company), has grabbed attention for garnering a funding boost of around US$15 mil....

Connecticut secures first legislative win towards legalizing marijuana

Connecticut secures first legislative win towards legalizing marijuana

Date: 2019-03-26Author: Pankaj Singh

Reports confirm that the attempt to legalize marijuana in Connecticut has received its first legislative victory, after a legislative committee approved a plan that would establish a framework for the selling of cannabis products to adults who are 21....