Iranian users of Signal messaging service say app blocked

The Iranian government has long blocked access to many websites and social media platforms, from YouTube and Facebook to Twitter and Telegram….

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Grofers expects to achieve Rs 10,000 cr in GMV by March

Grofers is expecting its GMV to touch around Rs 30,000 crore by 2022. …

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Video software platform Vimeo raises $300 million in funding

The funds were raised at a post-money valuation of about $6 billion, more than doubling from the $2.75 billion valuation in November last year when Vimeo raised $150 million from Thrive Capital and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC….

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Facebook rolls out news tab in UK

Facebook will pay publishers for their content, and the service will include input from Channel 4 News, Daily Mail Group, DC Thomson, Financial Times, Sky News and Telegraph Media Group, among others….

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ETtech Morning Dispatch on 26 Jan. 2021: Top tech news to start your day

Here’s a look at the top tech news to start your day….

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Twitter Birdwatch unveiled to help users fact check misinformation

Twitter Birdwatch is on a separate section of the social media platform, and only pilot participants, who apply to the program, will write posts identifying and rebutting misinformation….

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E-commerce spots a new fashion trend

Flipkart, Amazon, Myntra and Ajio, among others, are enticing new customers—especially in smaller towns—with TikTok-style social commerce….

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Starfish Growth Partners, Investpad team up for $100 million fund

The Starfish Investpad Innovation Fund will provide capital and fundraising advisory, business incubation and growth acceleration services, senior executives at both firms said….

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Budget 2021 Expectations: What Startups Want

Union Budget 2021 will be like none other, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has promised. What does that mean for startups? A look at some of their budget expectations….

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Wipro appoints AWS’ Douglas Silva as country head for Brazil

Douglas Silva, who has previously worked with SAP, Capgemini and TCS, will report to Mukund Seetharaman, managing director at Wipro Latin America….

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