About Author : Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

With a commendable experience of content creation under his belt, Pankaj Singh, a qualified Post Graduate in Management, boasts of having worked as a freelance writer and an insurance underwriter. Additionally, Pankaj has also enriched his qualification portfolio with a course in Digital Marketing. He currently pens down valuable insights on articles pertaining to business, technology, and trade and finance for Business NewsUpdate and other news portals.

Contribution by Pankaj Singh

Amazon launches second-gen Echo Buds with improved features and design

American multinational technology company Amazon.com Inc. has reportedly launched the 2nd generation of its wireless earbuds called Echo Buds in the United States. The newly launched Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen) are 21% smaller than the previous varia...

Pine Labs strengthens offline presence, acquires Fave for USD 45Mn

Indian merchant commerce startup, Pine Labs has reportedly acquired Malaysia-based fintech company Fave in an all-cash deal worth USD 45 million. This move will help the company scale its platform in the consumer vertical in India and Southeast Asian...

China ponders mixing of COVID-19 vaccines to improve efficacy rates

Chinese disease control officials have said that the country is now considering mixing COVID-19 shots to further improve the vaccine protection rates. Chinese vaccines are known to have a lesser efficiency rate as compared to those of Pfizer and Mod...

Telenor and Axiata in final talks to merge Malaysian mobile operations

Telenor ASA, a Norwegian state-owned telecommunications company, and Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata), a multinational telecom conglomerate, are in final discussions to merge their Malaysian mobile operations, Digi and Celcom. The two parties will repor...

Meesho secures USD 3 million in funding round, acquires unicorn status

Bengaluru-based social commerce platform Meesho reportedly secured USD 300 million during its latest funding round which was led by Softbank Vision Fund 2. The fresh investments are likely to be used to enhance the skills of employees across various ...

Volvo partners with Aurora Innovation to develop autonomous trucks

In a bid to comply with the strict environmental reforms, several automakers have been altering their business models to produce self-driving and fully electric vehicles. Two of such companies, Volvo Autonomous Solutions, and Aurora Innovation, have ...

Byju’s raises USD 460 million in funding round led by MC Global Edtech

Byju’s, an Indian multinational education technology and online tutoring firm has reportedly secured around USD 460 million during a Series F funding round which was led by MC Global EdTech Investment Holdings. B Capital Group, which is owned ...

Twitter might add Facebook-style emoji reactions to its platform

Despite the outrage from Twitter’s decision to replace stars (likes) with hearts (favorites), sources cited that the company is once again looking to make a radical change as it surveyed users on their views about a broader set of emoji-style r...

Google’s new Wi-Fi app bypasses Internet, Bluetooth to connect devices

With the introduction of its ‘WifiNanScan App’, Google has found a new way to keep neighboring smartphones and users connected. Sources with knowledge of the matter stated that the application is not for end-users, but it will potentially...