Ecosystems

Are There More Layoffs Coming in 2024?

Even as we kick off the new year, the horrors of the year past are not behind us. In 2023, major tech companies undertook big layoffs—in January last year, Google reduced its headcount by 6% (it also recently hinted at a fresh round of layoffs this year); in December 2023, Spotify laid off 17% of its staff and more companies gave out pink slips. This trend has been ongoing for a couple of years since the pandemic shook global markets.

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4 Companies Reusing Coffee Husk for Eco-Friendly Innovations

A daily cup of coffee is more than just a morning ritual—it’s a powerhouse of energy and health benefits. Beyond keeping you alert, coffee supports brain health, maintains liver function and may even lower the risk of depression. However, the journey of coffee from plantation to mug involves an energy-intensive process that produces significant waste, particularly coffee husks.

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CVCF 2023: Expert Insights on the Future of Startups

CVCF 2023: Expert Insights on the Future of Startups and Tomorrow’s Market Trends

In the rapidly evolving world of startups and venture capitalism, every move and decision can have game-changing impacts. Recent years have seen unparalleled challenges facing startups—the COVID-19 pandemic, inflation, digitization and the rise of AI and automation, to name a few. Yet, with challenge comes unique opportunity and revolutionary innovation.

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Is Genetically Modified Food

Is Genetically Modified Food the Solution to World Hunger?

World hunger continues to be a major global issue, as approximately 10 percent of the global population goes to bed hungry every night. This number paints a grim picture, indicating that countries are getting further away from their goal of eradicating world hunger.

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India: Where There's a Market for Everything

India: Where There’s a Market for Everything

India, with its ancient roots in trade and commerce, is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world today. As the nation continues its rapid development, it’s emerging as a global hub for businesses of all kinds.

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Sophos Unveils Scam Tactics Costing Users Thousands of Dollars

Beware of Fake ChatGPT Apps: Sophos Unveils Scam Tactics Costing Users Thousands of Dollars

Sophos, a global cybersecurity company, has uncovered several apps pretending to be legitimate ChatGPT-based chatbots. These apps overcharge users, generating thousands of dollars each month. According to Sophos X-Ops’ latest report titled “FleeceGPT’ Mobile Apps Target AI-Curious to Rake in Cash”, these deceptive apps have appeared on both Google Play and the Apple App Store.

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4 Reasons Why India's EV Industry is Poised for Rapid Growth

4 Reasons Why India’s EV Industry is Poised for Rapid Growth

Hold on to your seats, because India’s electric vehicle (EV) industry is not just gaining speed—it’s shifting gears faster than a Tesla Roadster on Ludicrous mode. EVs are no longer just futuristic fantasies; they’re already ruling the roads of Delhi and zooming past their counterparts fueled by fossil fuels on the highways of Mumbai.

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Course5 Intelligence Gains US$55 Million Funding Boost

Course5 Intelligence Gains US$55 Million Funding Boost; Closes First Round Successfully with 360 ONE Asset’s Tech Fund

Analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions company Course5 Intelligence has recently announced its plans to raise a funding round of USD 55 million. The initial closing of the funding round was achieved through the participation of 360 ONE Asset Management Limited’s Tech Fund, which specializes in investing in promising technology companies. Leading the round, 360 ONE Asset invested US$28 million in Course5.

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