About Author : Hrishikesh Kadam

Hrishikesh Kadam

A graduate in electronics and telecommunication engineering, Hrishikesh Kadam has always found writing fascinating. Driven by a never-ending passion for content creation combined with a bit of experience in writing personal blogs, Hrishikesh blends his technical knowledge and expertise to pen down articles for Business NewsUpdate and similar news portals.

Contribution by Hrishikesh Kadam

Google saves $1Bn in expenses due to work-from-home trend in 2020

Google, a multinational technology company, has reportedly managed to save over $1 billion as a result of the significant shift of its workforce to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. In light of the coronavirus outbreak, several ot...

Zomato announces its long-awaited IPO plan at USD 1.1 billion valuation

Zomato, an Indian multinational restaurant aggregator, has finally made an appeal to the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for its long-awaited public offering. The Indian unicorn company has registered a draft red herring prospectus for an i...

Toyota to buy Lyft’s self-driving unit to boost its automation efforts

Toyota Motor Corporation, a Japan-based multinational automotive manufacturer is reportedly planning to acquire Lyft Inc.’s self-driving division for USD 550 million to expand autonomous capabilities in its newly launched Woven Planet division....

Ola Electric to set up charging network of electric two-wheelers

Ola Electric, a transit services provider, has recently unveiled plans to establish the world’s largest charging network of electric two-wheeler vehicles. The Ola Hypercharger Network will serve as the charging network for its upcoming electri...

Instagram DM’s to be subject to new keyword filters for abusive speech

Social media photo and media sharing platform Instagram has announced the launch of a new feature to curb messages containing abuse and harassment. DM’s on Instagram will reportedly go through filters that detect hate speech, while also disabli...

BMW pledges to develop solid-state battery tech for EVs by 2025

German automobile, motorcycle, and engine manufacturing company BMW AG is recently announced that it aims to develop a solid-state battery car prototype before 2025, entering a fast-moving race for a technology aimed at increasing electric vehicle po...

Facebook to launch several social audio products to take on Clubhouse

Social media giant Facebook is set to unveil a slew of social audio products, including an audio-chat app competitor to Clubhouse, and a drive into podcast discovery and distribution. Sources close to the matter stated that these plans include an au...

Google to fund over 250k vaccinations in low & middle-income regions

Tech giant Google has recently committed to providing funds for more than 250,000 vaccinations and vaccine delivery assistance in low- and middle-income economies, amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases worldwide. The company has reportedly also ann...

Instagram might allow users to hide ‘Likes’, Facebook could follow suit

Instagram, the popular photo and video sharing platform, has begun experimenting with a new feature that allows the user to hide ‘Like’ counts on a post. For the record, the American social networking service has been experimenting with ...