Arun A

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Arun is a writer by day and a reader by night. He is on a mission to stamp out gobbledygook and to highlight the insider stories about startups and entrepreneurs around the country.

India plans to utilize blockchain tech to improve the financial system

According to several reports, India will integrate blockchain technology into many sectors, including education and financial. This will be done through an introduction and talent pool of professionals who have expertise...

Blockchain startup Securrency raised $17.65 million in a Series A funding round.

WisdomTree announced that it made a strategic investment in Securrency and aims to use the company's technology to the exchange-traded funds' ecosystem. Abu Dhabi Investment Office was the second-largest investor in...

Illinois legalizes smart contracts and other blockchain-based records.

With the Blockchain Technology Act coming into effect in Illinois, this would make smart contracts admissible as evidence in courts. Blockchain-based records would be recognized as a viable alternative to paper-based...

Bitmain employees protest against the company’s decision to layoff half the staff.

China-based crypto mining maker Bitmain has been facing criticism for its decision to layoff half of its employees before bitcoin halvening. The existing employees of the company might find it difficult...

A four months old African crypto remittance startup hits $1 million in volume.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey approved crypto remittance startup, Bit Sika, reached a new milestone. The startup hit $1 million in transactions just in four months of its launch. Crypto space in...

Deepika Sharma is all set to eliminate the manual HR work with her Mohali-based Startup

Deepika Sharma, hailing from the serene land of Jammu & Kashmir, plans to launch RYE- Review Your Employee, an HR tool for companies to complete tasks like documentation, tracking down important...

Twitter confirms the accidental usage of security email, phone numbers for advertising

The US-based social media giant Twitter has confirmed that user's data, including their emails and phone numbers, provided by the users for security purposes, might have been used "inadvertently" for advertising purposes.  According to Business...

PM Modi and Sheik Hasina to talk about NRC today

Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina will meet with PM Modi to sign various pacts between two countries regarding trade, economy connectivity, and many other things. Sheikh Hasina, who is on a...