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Uber’s rival Lyft raises $1 billion in funding round led by Google’s parent Alphabet

Alphabet has also been an investor in Uber since 2013 through its venture capital arm GV.

Japanese firm sues Apple over 'Animoji' feature in iPhone X

Emonster owns an iOS app called Animoji and has filed a lawsuit against Apple for using the same word for a feature in the iPhone X.

HTC U11 Plus specs leaked: To sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, Android Oreo OS

On the RAM front, there could be two variants, one with 4GB RAM and the other a high-end 8GB RAM.

Chinese startup hits valuation of $30 bn, becomes world’s fourth most valued startup

It has raised $4 billion in the latest round of funding from investors including Tencent Holdings, Sequoia Capital and Priceline Group.

Google launches bounty program, to pay $1000 to find bugs in Android apps

All Google's apps are included and developers of popular Android apps are invited to opt-in to the programme being run in partnership with HackerOne.

Vedanta chairman Anil Agarwal to soon set up $1 billion fund for startups

The fund may look to invest in startups in the natural resources space and the can vary between Rs. 5 crore to 200 crore based on need.

Now, you can take a virtual walk on Mars thanks to Google

Google collaborated with NASA to produce Access Mars that lets users wander the actual dunes and valleys on the planet.

Huawei watch 2: A smartwatch replete with features that can replace your phone

The device sets up a connection via bluetooth and screens your smartphone's basic functions on the display.

Amazon to take on Flipkart’s PhonePe, infuses Rs 260 cr into payments arm Amazon Pay

This comes at a time when Flipkart announced that it will be investing $500 million into PhonePe.

Snapdeal in advanced talks to sell logistics arm Vulcan Express to AllCargo

Snapdeal is expected to sell Vulcan to Mumbai-based AllCargo for Rs 20-30 crore.