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Bengaluru is now the scooter sharing capital of the world

Bengaluru is now the scooter sharing capital of the world

Vogo and Bounce are leading the growth.
Reaction Engines’ Mach 5 engine is just the tip of the new aerospace boom

Reaction Engines’ Mach 5 engine is just the tip of the new aerospace boom

Imagine a hypersonic passenger aircraft that would cut the journey time between London and New York to around two hours. At Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound, the aircraft would complete a trip
Google launches AI lab in Bangalore, India

Google launches AI lab in Bangalore, India

Google is opening an AI lab in Bangalore, India that will focus in part on the creation of systems to improve education, agriculture, and health care.

Crater-sized potholes inspire fake moonwalk

The potholes are the size of craters on the roads of the Indian city of Bengaluru. So, artist Baadal Nanjundaswamy put actor Poornachandra Mysore into a spacesuit to "moonwalk" on them. Bengaluru, we
Many ultra-rich Indians are becoming jittery about their wealth

Many ultra-rich Indians are becoming jittery about their wealth

Many wealthy Indians are avoiding risky investments.
Bengalureans want India’s Silicon Valley to live up to its garden city tag
VG Siddhartha gave India’s youth an affordable dating spot—and a clean place to pee on the highway

VG Siddhartha gave India’s youth an affordable dating spot—and a clean place to pee on the highway

The CCD founder's body was reportedly found on the banks of River Netravati on July 31.

With Y Combinator’s seal of approval, MyPetrolPump raises $1.6 million for its car refueling business

Even before pitching onstage at Y Combinator, Indian car refueling startup MyPetrolPump has managed to snag $1.6 million in seed financing. The business, which is similar to startups in the U.S. like
The story of a female Indian violinist whose phenomenal career was cut short by fate

The story of a female Indian violinist whose phenomenal career was cut short by fate

Philomena Thumboochetty drew praise even from Yehudi Menuhin.
Can smart meters re-energise India’s crumbling power distribution companies?

Can smart meters re-energise India’s crumbling power distribution companies?

The device can change the way your power bill is generated.
A flamboyant Indian industrialist is now chased by a bank his ancestor founded

A flamboyant Indian industrialist is now chased by a bank his ancestor founded

Yash Birla has been declared a wilful defaulter by UCO bank.

Go-Jek doubles down on India with yet another talent acquisition

Go-Jek may be based in Southeast Asia, but the multi-billion-dollar ride-hailing firm continues to tap India for engineering talent. The Indonesia-headquartered firm announced today that it has

NoBroker raises $51M to help Indians buy and rent without real estate brokers

A startup that is attempting to significantly improve the way how Indians rent or buy an apartment just raised a substantially big amount to further pursue its mission. Bangalore-based real estate
Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene

Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the NYSE is definitely not the first or last word in African tech. The continent has an

Vertex Ventures hits $230M first close on new fund for Southeast Asia and India

Tis the season to be raising in India and Southeast Asia. Hot on the heels of new funds from Strive and Jungle Ventures, so Singapore’s Vertex Ventures, a VC backed by sovereign wealth fund Temasek,
XPRIZE names two grand prize winners in $15 million Global Learning Challenge

XPRIZE names two grand prize winners in $15 million Global Learning Challenge

XPRIZE, the non-profit organization developing and managing competitions to find solutions to social challenges, has named two grand prize winners in the Elon Musk-backed Global Learning XPRIZE . The