Prajakta Hebbar
Prajakta Hebbar
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Prajakta is a Writer/Editor/Social Media diva. Lover of all that is 'quaint', her favourite things include dogs, Starbucks, butter popcorn, Jane Austen novels and neo-noir films. She has previously worked for HuffPost, CNN IBN, The Indian Express and Bose.

ThoughtSpot Raises $248 Million, Plans To Utilise It To Develop AI-Driven Analytics

Noted analytics startup ThoughtSpot has closed its $248 million in funding at a valuation of $1.95 billion in an oversubscribed round, bringing the company’s total funding to $554 million. It has roped in new investors like Silver Lake Waterman, joined…

IIT Guwahati Launches M.Tech Programme In Data Science

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) has launched four programmes, including a Master’s course in Data Science. These programmes were introduced by IIT-G to address the rising demand by the students. These courses which begin from the current academic session…

C-DAC & Atos Sign Pact For Collaboration On Quantum Computing & AI In India

C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing), a national premier R&D organisation under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, and Atos, a noted digital transformation company, today announced that they have signed a Cooperation Agreement for technology…

RIP Arun Jaitley: From Powering Digital India To Investing In AI, The Former FinMin Spearheaded Our Tech Transformation

India under the regime of former finance minister and late Arun Jaitley saw one of the most fast-paced growth in usage and adoption of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, data science, data analytics and internet of things in the public…

Alibaba Pauses Investments In India After Facing ‘Disappointments’

In a piece of news that may come as a tragic blow to many,  Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, one of the biggest investors in Indian startups, is reportedly halting fresh investments in the country. According to a financial daily, the…

Apptio Opens New CoE In Bengaluru, Plans To Hire 300 Data Scientists & Developers

Apptio Inc a software providing company announced the opening of their first-ever Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Bengaluru. The company said that this CoE was created to support Apptio’s global expansion in response to its increased demand for its cloud…

A Day In The Life Of: A Seasoned Products Engineer Who’s Pursuing New Revenue Streams

In our weekly column ‘A Day In The Life Of’, we are trying to step into the shoes of awesome techies from various organisations and sectors who are working in emerging tech areas like big data, data analytics, artificial intelligence,…

Deep Tech Content Startup Instoried Raises $500,000 From Venture Catalysts

Artificial intelligence-driven tech content startup Instoried this week secured $500,000 from Venture Catalysts in a seed funding round. The Bengaluru-based startup now wants to use these funds to expand their offerings into multiple languages and reach global audiences. Founded in 2018,…

Microsoft Launches New Centre For Societal Impact Through Cloud & AI In Bengaluru

Microsoft Research India this week announced the launch of a centre for Societal impact through Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (SCAI). Part of the Microsoft Research (MSR) Lab in Bengaluru, this centre will focus on creating and nurturing projects that can…

Smart Enterprise Data Platform Resonance Raises Undisclosed Funding From IP Ventures

Smart Enterprise Data platform, Resonance has raised an undisclosed angel funding from IP Ventures. The company’s flagship product Rene is a mobile phone-based AI platform that captures and analyses unstructured sales and client data available within the company’s internal systems…

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