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

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

Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion and will privatize company

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the platform where he promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on social and economic issues to more than 83 million followers. The outspoken Tesla CEO, who is also the world’s wealthiest … Read more

How Elon Musk Could Arrange The Massive $43 Billion To Buy Twitter

The purchase isn’t straightforward, but Elon Musk has several financing paths. One option is to sell his Tesla shares outright. Another is borrowing against them to stage a leveraged buyout, possibly with outside partners. Musk, 50, currently has about $3 billion in cash or other somewhat liquid assets after spending $2.6 billion buying a 9.1% … Read more

Paytm commits to become operating breakeven by September 2023

In it’s quarterly operating performance update for March 2022 quarter, Paytm founder Vijay Shekha Sharma (VSS) has informed the following – Paytm should be Operating EBITDA (before ESOP cost) break-even in the next 6 quarters i.e., by September 30, 2023. During December 2021 quarter, Paytm had reported EBITDA (before ESOP cost) loss of Rs 393 … Read more

CCI orders to investigate Zomato, Swiggy over neutrality

The order comes months after the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) asked the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to investigate the companies for breaching platform neutrality by providing priority to the exclusive contractors. Key points to note – NRAI represents more than 5,00,000 restaurants across India. Other than complaints about platform neutrality, complaint by … Read more