Dropbox to Acquire E-Signature Software Company HelloSign

HelloSign was founded in 2010 out of early-stage startup investment firm YCombinator. Dropbox, a maker of software for syncing and sharing files in the cloud, agreed to acquire HelloSign for $230 million (roughly Rs. 1,600 crores) in cash to add tools for digitally signing contracts and documents. HelloSign, whose more than 80,000 customers include Instacart […]

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Netflix Sees Fortnite as a Bigger Rival Than HBO

Fortnite boasts over 200 million registered users HIGHLIGHTS 80 million log people in to play Fortnite each month Netflix added 8.8 million new subscribers in last quarter Epic Games earned $3 billion profit in 2018 In 2013, a top executive at Netflix famously announced that the company’s ambition was to “become HBO faster than HBO […]

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Facebook’s Portal Camera Spotted Receiving 5-Star Reviews on Amazon, Penned by Facebook Employees

Facebook Portal was unveiled back in October last year as a video-chat device   HIGHLIGHTS Portal reviewers’ names on Amazon match with Facebook employee’s monikers All of the reviews in question had given 5-star ratings to Portal This is against Amazon’s guidelines Facebook Portal, the smart display that was launched by the social media giant […]

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German Student Admits to Data Hack That Hit Merkel and Others

He has been released and is cooperating with investigators. A student confessed to one of Germany’s biggest data breaches, police said on Tuesday, ending the mystery over who hacked Angela Merkel and other public figures but doing little to ease the embarrassment of cyber-security authorities. Police did not name the 20-year-old but said he lives […]

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CES 2019: What to Expect at the World’s Largest Tech Fair

CES 2019 officially opens January 8, however the first events will start from January 6 itself. HIGHLIGHTS 5G, TVs and virtual assistants are likely to have big presence at CES Sony is likely to unveil new Xperia XA3 series phones Nvidia is rumoured to be bringing RTX-graphics for laptops CES is just around the corner […]

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The Top Tech Trends to Watch Out For in New Year 2019

Companies such as Apple, Intel, and Facebook might face struggles HIGHLIGHTS 5G, AI, and online security will be major themes in 2019 Companies such as Apple, Intel, and Facebook might face struggles In India, new services and regulations could increase competition As we wake up in a new year, our focus turns from what has […]

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