Lyft and GM Roll Out Car Rental Program to Attract More Drivers

Drivers for ride-hailing app Lyft will no longer face the imperative of owning a car under a rental program launched on Monday with General Motors Co. The initiative is the first to come out of a two-month-old partnership between the automotive giant and ride service upstart, and is Lyft’s latest move to get more drivers […]

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India Funding Roundup: A Clinical Supplies Platform, Food Tech Startup, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles early stage investments in startups engaged in the healthcare supply chain, loyalty and contract lifecycle management platforms, apart from e-commerce. PinkBlue Bengaluru-based PinkBlue.in, a healthcare player operating in the clinical supplies segment has raised Rs. 1.5 crores in its seed round from angel investment platform TermSheet.io. Founded by IIM Kozhikode […]

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Xerox’s New Service Can Translate and Print Scanned Documents

Xerox has released its Easy Translator Service tool for users to print out a document they scan in any language they choose. To use this service, users should have one of the Xerox’s ConnectKey-enabled multifunctional printers (MFPs). Some of the supported MFPs include ColorQube series and WorkCentre series. The complete list can be seen on […]

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Code.org Hacked: Emails and Locations Data of Volunteers Compromised

Code.org suffered a security breach on its website this week, the non-profit has confirmed. A firm based in Singapore managed to access some personal data on Code.org website leveraging a client-side vulnerability. As a result, Code.org says, more than 12,000 volunteer email addresses, and some locations data were compromised. On Saturday, Code.org began to inform […]

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India Funding Roundup: A Reproductive Health Tracker, Task Management App, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed stage investments in startups in the sectors of in healthcare, AI-driven analytics, virtual reality, food delivery, and on-demand services. LoveCycles Bengaluru-based Plackal, creators of the menstrual cycle tracking app LoveCycles announced Hindi language support for its app on Tuesday, and disclosed that it has secured Rs. 5 crores from […]

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Ola Shuts Down Ola Store and Ola Cafe

Ola has officially shut down its food and hyperlocal delivery services Ola Café and Ola Store, which were launched as pilots in March and July 2015 respectively. The Ola Café category no longer appears as a listing, we were unable to place orders on the Ola Store at the time of writing. An email announcing […]

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