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Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

Endowed with a post graduate degree in management and finance, Pankaj Singh has been a part of the online content domain for quite a while. Having worked previously as a U.K. insurance underwriter for two years, he now writes articles for fractovia.org and other online portals. He can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/PankajSingh2605

Contribution by Pankaj Singh

Apple’s proposal to buy Shazam may win EU antitrust approval

Published Date: 2018-08-24         Author: Pankaj Singh

Apple Inc., one of the world’s largest IT companies, is expected to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its proposed acquisition of Shazam. Headquartered in London, the music discovery app boasts of about 300 to 400 million users annually, as per early 2018 reports. As per sources f... Read More

Atlas Protocol secures seed investment backed by SoftBank and Baidu

Published Date: 2018-08-23         Author: Pankaj Singh

Atlas Protocol has reportedly raised an undisclosed investment amount from its seed funding round led by SoftBank China Venture Capital. The funding is also backed by Baidu Ventures, Fenbushi Digital, and Danhua Capital. As per sources, investors recognized that Atlas Protocol would disrupt the c... Read More

Arizona to witness Kroger’s first autonomous grocery delivery service

Published Date: 2018-08-19         Author: Pankaj Singh

Kroger, the grocery giant, has reportedly entered into a collaboration with technology solution provider Nuro to test grocery delivery through self-driving cars. According to sources, residents of Scottsdale, Arizona will be the first recipients of autonomous deliveries from Fry’s Food Stores,... Read More

WeWork to receive additional funding of US$1 billion from SoftBank

Published Date: 2018-08-12         Author: Pankaj Singh

WeWork Co. will reportedly be getting another US$1 billion from the Japanese multinational firm Softbank Group Corp. and the investment will be in the form of convertible notes. Sources claim that WeWork’s expenses are increasing as its business is gaining momentum, on the grounds of which Sof... Read More

Alibaba to take on competition by merging food delivery businesses

Published Date: 2018-08-08         Author: Pankaj Singh

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is considering merging its food delivery units and raising funds for the conjoined entity. Sources claim that the decision is set to intensify the competition between Alibaba and online to offline service platform Meituan Dianping to lead the nation’s... Read More

SoftBank Vision Fund eyes Zomato & Swiggy for a potential investment

Published Date: 2018-08-06         Author: Pankaj Singh

Japanese corporation SoftBank is reportedly planning to invest in one of India’s two foremost food delivery companies, Zomato and Swiggy. According to sources close to the matter, Zomato’s talks with Softbank Vision Fund has advanced further than Swiggy’s and it could probably rais... Read More

Gemalto and Entrust join hands to raise IoT security benchmarks

Published Date: 2018-08-02         Author: Pankaj Singh

Digital security leader Gemalto and Entrust Datacard, a pioneer in providing trusted identity to secure transactional technology solutions, reportedly announced an expansion of their continued partnership to include a secured framework for internet-connected products. As per sources, this extende... Read More

UK-based chip design subsidiary all set to acquire Treasure Data Inc.

Published Date: 2018-07-31         Author: Pankaj Singh

British computer chip designer ARM Holdings Plc has reportedly agreed to purchase the U.S. based Treasure Data Inc. The data analytics firm located in Mountain View, California might collect around $600 million in sale value, as per reliable sources who chose to remain anonymous citing the fact that... Read More

NTUC FairPrice unveils new green initiative to curb plastic bag use

Published Date: 2018-07-25         Author: Pankaj Singh

NTUC FairPrice, a supermarket chain based in Singapore has reportedly declared the launch of a new initiative called ‘FairPrice Plastic Bag Management Programme’, that will drastically reduce the use of plastic bags. The programme was developed after a review conducted this year and appa... Read More

CityJet gives the nod of approval to merge with Spain’s Air Nostrum

Published Date: 2018-07-23         Author: Pankaj Singh

Dublin based CityJet has agreed to merged with Spain’s Air Nostrum to form what will supposedly be Europe’s biggest regional carrier. The two companies have just struck a deal to operate as a new holding company, though they would continue working as separate units. According to sources,... Read More

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