Cipla to invest Rs 26 cr in digital tech co GoApptiv to raise stake to 22%

Pharma company Cipla has agreed to acquire an additional stake for nearly Rs 26 crore in digital tech company GoApptiv Private to raise its shareholding to 22.02 per cent, the company said on Monday. The investment will be made in equity shares and Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares and is likely to be completed within 30 … Read more

Forget Pegasus, new spyware ‘Hermit’ now being used by governments

Cyber-security researchers have unearthed a new enterprise-grade Android spyware called ‘Hermit’ that is being used by the governments via SMS messages to target high-profile people like business executives, human rights activists, journalists, academics and government officials. The team at cyber-security company Lookout Threat Lab uncovered the ‘surveillanceware’ that was used by the government of Kazakhstan … Read more

Elon Musk targets YouTube says video platform giant hosts nonstop scam ads

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Company and one of the world’s richest people, has expressed his displeasure towards the video streaming platform YouTube which is owned by search giant Google. The Tesla CEO slammed YouTube’s service by tweeting on the micro-blogging site Twitter. Elon Musk even called YouTube a scammer. Musk tweeted,” YouTube seems … Read more

Sheryl Sandberg, longtime No. 2 exec at Facebook, steps down

Ms. Sandberg has led Facebook — now Meta’s — advertising business and was responsible for nurturing it from its infancy Sheryl Sandberg, the No. 2 executive at Facebook owner Meta, is stepping down, according to a post on Wednesday on her Facebook page. Ms. Sandberg has served as chief operating officer at the social media … Read more

Digital Health Startup Mfine Lays Off Staff

Digital health platform MFine has become the lastest venture capital backed startup to lay off its staff due to a lack of funds to pay salaries, two former employees at the firm said. Bengaluru-based MFine, operated by Novocura Tech Health Services Pvt Ltd, has laid off over 50% of its staff, one of the employees … Read more

Tesla, Twitter shares drop as Elon Musk’s legal issues grow

Shares of Tesla and Twitter have tumbled this week as investors deal with the fallout and potential legal issues surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his $44 billion bid to buy the social media platform. Of the two, Musk’s electric vehicle company has fared worse, with its stock down almost 16% so far this week … Read more

Saudi Aramco becomes world’s most valuable company

Saudi Aramco on Wednesday dethroned Apple as the world’s most valuable company as surging oil prices drove up shares and tech stocks slumped. The Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company, billed as the largest oil producing company in the world, was valued at $2.42 trillion based on the price of its shares at … Read more