Mindchamp: Coding for Kids, Simplified

Behind the garb of your beautiful looking app or your favorite website or the operating system that you use, lies millions of lines of codes written in various computer languages. In today’s technology inundated world wherein everything is at your fingertips, it is imperative to understand that coding is not a nerd revelry anymore, and it must be taught to everyone, irrespective of whatever career choice an

India to generate $100 bn from telephonic investments

India expects to attract $100 billion in investments in the telecom sector, a union minister said on Wednesday after the cabinet approved a new policy for the sector. The government is also plans to introduce the next generation of mobile communications network, or 5G, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha told reporters. The new National Digital Communications Policy will create a robust digital communications

Apple finalizes Shazam Acquisition Deal

Originally announced in 2017 and later delayed by lengthy European regulatory inquiry, Apple finally has completed its acquisition of Shazam, the music identification app. Shazam has been downloaded over a billion times since its release and with the acquisition, the app will go completely add free, Apple sources promulgated. The long delay stemmed out a genuine concern of using Shazam's user data in shifting…

Digital Healthcare Firm Maven Raises $27 Million in Series B Funding

The digital healthcare company Maven, announced today that it has raised $27 million in series B funding led by Sequoia Capital and Oak FC/HT alongside participation from existing investors Spring Mountain Capital, 14W, and Female Founders Fund. This new round of funding will allow Maven to enhance the functionalities of its flagship offering Maven's Family Benefit platform, which supports working mothers and new

Survey Monkey Raises $180 Million from the I.P.O

The online pollster company Survey monkey will now begin trading on Nasdaq stock market as a public enterprise. The firm will be one of the last recognizable names to get into the public domain this year. The Inside StoryThe two decades old company, which will be listed under the banner SVMK, priced its initial offering at $12 on Tuesday. The firm also increased its number of share to 15 million from 13.5

Top Uber Executives Warned After Probe into Office Misconduct

As per a report by Wall Street Journal, Cameron Poetzscher, Uber's head of corporate development, had been found making sexually aggressive comments on other co-workers. The WSJ also insinuated towards other such instances in the organization. When the findings of the probe by an outside law firm were presented in front of the management, some members demanded the immediate removal of Poetzscher. However,

Google faces heat from U.S Senate Committe due to Privacy Violations

Tech giant Google will now acknowledge its mistakes on privacy issues in a testimoy that will be delivered to a U.S Senate committe. “We acknowledge that we have made mistakes in the past, from which we have learned, and improved our robust privacy program,” Google chief privacy officer Keith Enright will say in written testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee. Google will testify alongside AT&T Inc…

Snapchat Collaborates with Amazon for Point-and-buy

Eager to join the e-commerce race, Snapchat, on Monday, announced its partnership with that will allow the Snapchat users to shop directly using the messaging app. The product search on will be enabled through the Snapchat app's camera. The visual search function will allow Snapchat users to point the app's camera at an item on the Amazon store and purchase it there and then. “When the…

The new European Union Law is a nightmare for tech giants like Google, Apple and others

Tech giants such as Google, Apple, Amazon, et al are about to face rules dictating their relationships with the smaller businesses for the first time. This directive stems directly out of the new law proposed by the European Union on Thursday. This new rule is targetted towards app stores, search engines, e-commerce as well as hotel booking websites, requiring those organizations to put forth their rank search

Instagram Co-founders Resign

Instagram Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom announced in a blog that he along with Mike Krieger, Co-founder, and CTO, are quitting the organization, now owned by Facebook. "We’re planning on taking some time off to explore our curiosity and creativity again. Building new things requires that we step back, understand what inspires us and match that with what the world needs; that’s what we plan to do," Systrom said in…

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