PayPal makes $500mn investment in Uber: Report

SAN FRANCISCO: Global online paymentssystem PayPal is investing $500 million in Uber ahead of the highly anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO), the media cited the ride-sharing major updated S1 filing. “I don’t think you spend that kind of money unless it’s part of a global strategy to enable these new super-platforms,” Ryan Gilbert, Partner at Venture Capital Firm Propel Ventures was quoted […]

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PayPal makes a big marketplace play with its $500M investment in Uber

Uber’s  announcement of its IPO pricing earlier today came with a $500 million belated Easter egg. The payments giant PayPal is making a half-billion-dollar investment in the company, paying $47 per share, which gives the company a valuation of $78.8 billion (in the middle of the range of Uber’s IPO pricing of $44-$50 per share). Neither Uber nor PayPal  gave […]

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Grace Msalame finally makes her TV comeback with lifestyle show

Sassy media personality Grace Msalame has officially announced her TV comeback with a new lifestyle show to be aired in a few days on NTV. The former Bamba TV manager at Radio Africa Group shared on social media a sneak peek video of her upcoming lifestyle show dubbed ‘Unscripted by Grace’ “Thank you all so much for the overwhelming […]

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Budget 2018: Higher tax sops & increased investment limit under PMVVY makes senior citizens happy

Senior citizens were looking at the Budget 2018 with a lot of hope and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley too reciprocated with announcements that would reduce the stress for senior citizens. The Budget 2018 offered to increase the investment limit under Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana to Rs 15 lakh from extant limit of Rs 7.5 lakh. The Union Budget 2018 also […]

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Delhi University’s Miranda House makes its campus more disabled friendly

Little but significant steps are being taken towards enabling the disabled and sensitising the others — Delhi University’s Miranda House is setting an example of being a college that’s using digital technology to make its campus disabled-friendly. Lakshita, the enabling committee of the college, has launched a phone application that helps the blind navigate the […]

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Added Value Makes Dasheroo a Different Kind of Business Dashboard

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Though still in it’s beta stage, Dasheroo offers unique value above and beyond more traditional business dashboard solutions. Factor in the fact that it’s free (freemium pricing is in the future) and Dasheroo may just become the most useful small business tool ever. One of the most critical tasks of any […]

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McCrory makes education mark

Since he entered office in January 2013, Gov. Pat McCrory has made advancing our education system one of his top priorities. As the calendar turns to 2017, the governor has achieved each of the goals he set out to accomplish, leaving our teachers, administrators, students and facilities in far better shape than he found them. […]

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