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Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Autodesk Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk this week agreed to buy construction software company PlanGrid for $875 million. The San Francisco-based start-up previously raised $69 million in funding from investors including YCombinator, Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. PlanGrid enables real-time construction tracking for contractors and and architects. Autodesk “makes software for people who [...]

November 25, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Nigeria security forces ‘killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters’

Nigeria security forces ‘killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters’

Nigeria’s security forces have killed more than 150 peaceful protesters since August 2015, a human rights group has claimed. Amnesty International said the country’s military used live ammunition and deadly force against pro-Biafra protesters who were campaigning for independence from Nigeria. Nigeria’s police denies allegations that it used unnecessary force. The country’s army said Amnesty [...]

November 24, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Nigeria security forces ‘killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters’

Sensex falls 150 points, Nifty below 7,450 ahead of ECB rate decision; Infosys top loser

Sensex falls 150 points, Nifty below 7,450 ahead of ECB rate decision; Infosys top loser

Snapping the six-session long gaining spree, the S&P BSE Sensex was trading over 150 points lower, while broader CNX Nifty was ruling below its key 7,450-mark. The headline indices traded flat even as Asian stocks edged up after New Zealand surprised markets with a rate cut, keeping investors primed for more stimulus from the European [...]

March 10, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Sensex falls 150 points, Nifty below 7,450 ahead of ECB rate decision; Infosys top loser