Wednesday, July, 17, 2019 01:13:42

Contribution By Saif Bepari


Goldman takes the lead in Nutmeg’s £45 million investment round

With the latest funding round, Nutmeg Saving and Investment Ltd. is now valued at $317.1 million approximately. Nutmeg, an investment management firm in UK, has reportedly announced that it has raised funds from investors – Goldman’s Principal Strategic Investments subsidiary, in addition to the HK …

Samsung brings to light its small-sized high-resolution image sensor

The device will make it to mainstream production in Q1 2019. Samsung Electronics, a leader in semiconductor technology, has reportedly announced the introduction of its compact image sensor (high resolution) known as the ISOCELL Slim 3T2. The 0.8μm-pixel device is the smallest image sensor, standing …

P&G plans to undertake extensive ocean plastic waste management

Procter & Gamble (P&G), the American consumer goods company, is currently in the news for co-founding AEPW (Alliance to End Plastic Waste), a new organization aimed at controlling the levels of ocean plastic waste. Reportedly, P&G, which also owns personal care brand such as Olay, …

Uber to explore autonomous tech for scooter & bike sharing programs

 The new division would reside in the company’s shared electric scooter & bike group, JUMP.  The unit would be exploring autonomous bikes & scooters that are capable of driving themselves to requesting riders’ locations. Uber, a renowned Silicon Valley-based ride-hailing service provider, is reportedly looking …

Grab-ZhongAn JV aimed toward creating a digital insurance marketplace

Grab, a Singapore-based technology company, has reportedly announced a partnership with Chinese online-only insurance company ZhongAn (ZA International). The two of them plan to establish a joint venture firm to enter SEA’s digital insurance distribution business and aim to offer their products to uninsured customers …