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Saipriya Iyer

Saipriya Iyer presently works as a content developer for fractovia.org. Having dabbled with the domain of content creation for nearly half a decade, she now boasts of an enviable portfolio, holding substantial experience in penning down pieces related to technology, finance, and a wide spectrum of other industry verticals. A qualified computer engineering graduate from the University of Pune, Saipriya can often be found leveraging her knowledge of software technology and electronics in her write-ups. She can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/saipriya_i

Contribution by Saipriya Iyer

Houseparty to offer $1M reward to anyone providing proof of sabotage

Published Date: 2020-04-01         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Houseparty, a social networking service, has recently announced a $1 million reward to anyone who can uncover a commercial smear campaign that spread rumors alleging cyber breach of other services. The company has been purchased from its creator by Fortnite developer, Epic Games, in 2019. The sit... Read More

Ever Harmonic to acquire CCO’s Clear Media stake for US$253Mn

Published Date: 2020-03-31         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. (CCO), one of the leading outdoor advertising companies, has reportedly inked an agreement with Ever Harmonic Global Limited, under which it would sell its 50.91% stake in China-based media company, Clear Media Ltd. For the record, Ever Harmonic is fully owned ... Read More

Tucson Electric & UniSource to donate $1M to COVID-19 relief efforts

Published Date: 2020-03-27         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Tucson Electric Power, a US-based electric utility company, and UniSource Energy Services, a renowned natural gas and electric utility company, reportedly announced a joint donation of $1 million towards bill payment assistance as well as other COVID-19 relief efforts to the regions they cater to ac... Read More

Lynk sends 1st text message from space to unmodified phone on ground

Published Date: 2020-03-19         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Lynk, formerly known as UbiquitiLink, has recently announced a breakthrough in sending a text message to a regular Android phone, using a satellite in orbit. This breakthrough demonstrates the technology that is essential for efficient global cell connectivity from space. The company sent its first ... Read More

Facebook faces bug in spam filter; blocks posting of COVID-19 news

Published Date: 2020-03-18         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Facebook Inc. is reportedly facing a potential bug in its spam filter which has resulted in many users being blocked from posting legitimate coronavirus-related articles. The company, which is a provider of social media and a prominent social networking platform, is headquartered in Menlo Park, Cali... Read More

Alibaba plans on offering third-party vendor services on Alipay

Published Date: 2020-03-13         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Alibaba Group affiliate company, Ant Financial Services Group, is reportedly investigating every possibility to reinforce its capabilities past financial services. These efforts can be seen from the recent plans of the company to bring third-party vendors onto its mobile payment platform known as Al... Read More

Tesla plans to build electric Cybertruck Gigafactory in central U.S.

Published Date: 2020-03-12         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Elon Musk, Tesla’s Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, has reportedly been scouting locations in the central United States to build a new electric vehicle plant. The company’s new Gigafactory factory will build its Cybertruck and the Model Y crossover, somewhere in the central USA, m... Read More

Sennics Co. Ltd. begins construction of Thai plant to expand globally

Published Date: 2020-03-11         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Sennics Corporation Limited has recently commenced the construction activities of Sennics Thailand, its wholly owned subsidiary, in Rojana Industrial Park. The subsidiary company was established at Chonburi Province in September 2019 and covers a space of nearly 64,000 square meters (40 rai), holdin... Read More

Nawal’s rental power bank startup Plugo to cater to sharing economy

Published Date: 2020-03-09         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Nawal Lodha, former Enterprise Architect at Cisco, has recently founded Plugo, India’s power bank rental platform that is IoT-enabled and fully automated. The platform has been co-founded with Abhishek Kumar, U.S.-return techie who serves as the head of engineering. It was incubated in August ... Read More

U.S. tech giants plan to shift hardware assembly away from China

Published Date: 2020-03-06         Author: Saipriya Iyer

With the ongoing U.S.-China trade war and recent outbreak of the deadly new coronavirus in the world’s second largest economy, the leading American tech firms Google, Microsoft and Apple are reportedly looking to moving production of their hardware products out of China. However, mitigating re... Read More

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