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How Much Is an Idea Worth? In Uber’s Case, $3.7 Billion

The IPO for Uber, whose inventor alone owns a $3.7 billion stake, is America’s greatest corporate wealth creation event since Facebook Inc.
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Robots? No, breakthrough technology will be in cars

With Tesla reimagining the car and companies like Uber and Lyft being two of the biggest IPOs this year, cars are the next big thing.
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Consolidation of online platforms with the intent of censorship does not always help

Social media companies amassed billions of users by promising space for free expression. But in their effort to offend nobody, they’ve managed to anger everybody. 
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Why Bhavish Aggarwal of Ola turned down a $1.1 billion SoftBank deal

Aggarwal has grown concerned about SoftBank's influence as it took a stake in his archrival Uber and then encouraged the rivals to merge.
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Success, not failure, could be the reason why investment demand is still sluggish

Better highways mean trucks can carry bigger loads, so demand for trucks is falling. Such improved productivity must be taken into GDP consideration, but is it?
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Ola buckles up for a battle with Uber India, raises $300 million from Hyundai

Ola's latest investment is aimed at developing electric vehicles and charging infrastructure for the Indian market.
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Uber said to be in talks of selling Uber Eats to its rival Swiggy in India

A deal could be sealed within coming weeks between Uber and Bangalore-based Bundl Technologies Pvt, which owns the Swiggy brand.
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Uber faces FIR for negligence days after customer alleges rape by driver

Noida Police have registered a complaint against Uber for the lack of proper verification of its drivers and a real time monitoring system.
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Eight charts that tell technology’s story for 2018

Here are the eight biggest themes in technology in 2018.
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Imran Khan says India’s treatment of its Muslims proves why Pakistan was born

Here’s what’s happening across the border: President Arif Alvi admits to bribery, and Pakistan businessman courts global renown.

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4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
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Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

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After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?