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From Wall Art to Talking Glasses, Meet Intel India’s Hardware Startups

HIGHLIGHTS Intel started the Plugin accelerator last year It’s intended to help hardware startups grow in India Intel held a demo for prototypes and products from 12 of the startups In 2015, Intel brought its Maker Lab hardware startup accelerator to India, working with 14 startups. Last year, the company partnered with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and IIT-Bombay’s startup incubator, Society ... Read More »

500 Startups Changes Leadership As Sexual Harassment Shakes Silicon Valley

Startup incubator 500 Startups is seeing a change in leadership after inappropriate sexual harassment episodes that led to the ousting of co-founder Dave McClure. Even in this day and age, even in the most evolved of societies, women still have to deal with discrimination, sexual harassment and other such inappropriate behavior every now and then. Sexual harassment issues blew up the technology startup ... Read More »

How education startups are making learning more fun

Taslima Khan and J Vignesh Let’s say after a game on his mobile phone a 12-year-old boy has been able to master a little more of Calculus, or an impatient girl in fourth standard plugs into a tablet to know more about the ‘bite marks’ on Pluto, they wouldn’t necessarily be representative of a distant future. Education-technology startups over the ... Read More »

These two startups are out to dethrone Slack

There’s nothing like raging success to bring on a pack of competitors, and that’s exactly what’s now happening in the enterprise-collaboration arena. Ever since the public launch of its team-communication software two years ago, Slack has taken enterprises by storm, propelled by its freemium business model and plenty ofinvestor enthusiasm. Today, it claims 2.3 million daily active users, more than ... Read More »