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Sequoia, Norwest lead $50 million funding in Chennai-based Five Star Finance

Investment firms Sequoia Capital and US-based Norwest Venture Partners have led a round of Series C funding in Chennai-based lending company Five Star Business Finance, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday. Five Star Business Finance is currently a loan provider focused in South India. Existing investors Matrix Partners India and Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia also participated ... Read More »

Apple and Xiaomi Lead the Wearables Market, Overall Shipments Rise: Strategy Analytics

Apple has leapt to the lead in wearable computing on strong sales of its smartwatch, a market survey shows. The survey released Thursday by Strategy Analytics showed Apple grabbed a 15.9 percent share of the wearables market in the first quarter. While Apple does not release sales figures for its Apple Watch, the estimate by Strategy Analytics showed a 59 ... Read More »

Polo’s,realignment,to,lead,Volkswagens,economy,push

Volkswagen is on the move to bring in volumes in the economy segment of developing markets in South America, India and Africa. It is expected to have region specific approaches to individual markets which are expected to basically comprise multiple models off a single platform. The approach for the Indian market is expected to be the Polo which has been ... Read More »

Alfieri,to,lead,Maserati’s,electric,charge,in,2020

With the top brass car manufacturers all announcing their electric offensive, Italian sportscar maker Maserati has announced their electric flagship as well. The Alfieri was a two seat concept that dropped a lot of jaws at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. While it’s supposed to be an F-Type competitor with a V6 internal combustion engine, it will also be powered ... Read More »

Rumors: Microsoft Floor, Band updates should lead a fall splash of Windows hardware

New reports imply that Microsoft plans to issue new Floor hardware within the next few months. But whatexactly Microsoft has in thoughts stays uncertain. Right here’s a rundown of the rumors. Both ZDNet and Windows Primary file that Microsoft is leaning closer to a small hardware occasion this autumn, where there can be “minor revisions” to the Floor lineup. Each ... Read More »