For every online business, measuring the success of your SEO effort is very important. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. It is a measure of how relevant Google finds your particular page/post/site is compared to the keywords that were searched. Basically, it is Google’s job to ensure that when you search for something, they give you… Read More »
Fintech company Drip Capital said it has so far raised $20 million in funding through several tranches in two rounds. Th...
India Accelerator a launch pad for early age technology startups in association with Global Accelerator Network (GAN) ha...
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China’s Didi Chuxing is rolling out new safety measures for its Hitch carpooling service after a driver allegedly killed a passenger last week. Last week, Didi — China’s dominant ride-hailing service by some margin — expressed its “deep remorse” for the murder, and suspended Hitch for a week to conduct a review of the service. Following… Read More »
Dialpad, a business communications platform whose products include UberConference has acquired TalkIQ according to an announcement made on Wednesday. Both startups had gotten some buzz in recent months, but Dialpad, the acquirer, was far bigger, having raised $70 million and carrying a valuation of about $250 million, according to PitchBook. TalkIQ had raised about $22… Read More »
A Kenya-based digital payment startup using blockchain technology is seeking to partner with more Asian companies and plans to open an office in the region next year. The company, BitPesa, offers international payment services to companies, and it can execute transactions in as little as one hour. That quick turnaround means risk exposure due to… Read More »
Cryptocurrency startup Circle has raised another $110 million, one of the largest rounds yet for a crypto startup, pushing its valuation to nearly $3 billion. Longtime tech exec Jeremy Allaire launched Circle four years ago as sort of a “bitcoin for dummies” wallet and payments service. Circle is also launching a new “USD Coin” tied… Read More »
With more than 60 million Facebook Pages, brands are reaching millions on the social media platform. A report by We Are Social shows that posts on a brand’s Facebook Page reach 10.7% more people than its current number of followers. From this, 4.2% of users who see a Facebook Page’s post engage with it —… Read More »
Twitter announced Tuesday that it will begin to hide all tweets from some accounts in conversations and search results. The goal is to identify and filter trolls and harmful users, based not on any specific tweet, but on how they use the social network holistically. Those tweets will still be available on Twitter, but users… Read More »
On Wednesday, Facebook released a report detailing its enforcement efforts between October 2017 and March 2018. Metrics on enforcement included Graphic Violence Adult Nudity and Sexual Activity Terrorist Propaganda (ISIS, al-Qaeda and affiliates) Hate Speech Spam Fake Accounts In the report,its shown that Facebook took moderation action against almost 1.5bn accounts and posts which violated… Read More »
New York human resources startup Namely has fired its founder and CEO Matt Straz following an investigation into actions “inconsistent with that which is expected of Namely leadership,” the company told employees on Tuesday. In a press release, the company announced that the departure of Matt Straz as the company’s CEO, effective immediately. “The Board… Read More »
Cloud computing giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) is partnering with the ethereum design studio Consensys to make enterprise blockchains easier and faster to deploy. Kaleido is a blockchain business cloud that helps enterprises build and manage blockchain platforms without having to start from scratch, and is based on the Ethereum blockchain. It is one of… Read More »