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Microsoft is developing its own cashierless store technology, says report

Amazon may be facing new competition from Microsoft on its cashierless, automated store technology, according to a new report from Reuters out this morning. The report claims Microsoft is in the process of developing its own systems for tracking what people place in their shopping carts, but doesn’t offer the

YugaByte’s new database software rakes in $16 million so developers can move to any cloud

Looking to expand the footprint of its toolkit giving developers a unified database software that can work for both relational and post-relational databases, YugaByte has raised $16 million in a new round of funding. For company co-founder, Kannan Muthukkaruppan, the new database software liberates developers from the risk of lock-in

Pan-European seed fund firstminute hits a final fund close of $100M

New UK early stage VC firstminute Capital launched in June last year to the tune of $60m, with Atomico Ventures as it’s first cornerstone investor. They were joined by 30 unicorns founders form Europe. Last September they brought in the huge China-based company, Tencent, reaching a fund size of $85m.

Google Cloud Sees Increased Adoption In Indian Retail, Media

In a stiff competition with market leaders like Amazon and Microsoft, Google says that its cloud services, Google Cloud have seen an increased adoption in India’s Retail and media entertainment segments. In an interview with ET, Rick Harshman, MD, Asia-Pacific, Google Cloud said that the company has seen “overwhelming demand

The largest buys of tech’s Big Five: a look at M&A deals

In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer. They have a lot of weight to throw around. Alphabet (the parent company of Google), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft account for a titanic amount of

Another Facebook Data Breach And Yahoo Messenger Says Goodbye: News From The Tech & Startup World [June 4-10]

With the first quarter of 2018 coming to an end, even as the e-commerce and startup industries come to terms with the blockbuster news of Walmart’s acquisition of Indian e-commerce major Flipkart, yet another major acquisition was confirmed this month. We’re are talking about Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub, a popular