• “Hundreds of complaints”: India’s edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves

    “Hundreds of complaints”: India’s edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves

    ConsumerComplaint.in, an independent consumer complaints platform, has more than 3,450 grievances raised against Byju’s. In January, after the government issued an advisory asking citizens to be cautious before signing up for online courses, edtech companies had come together to form a self-regulatory body, the India EdTech Consortium. More


  • Uber Plans to Offer Train and Coach Booking Services in UK

    Uber Plans to Offer Train and Coach Booking Services in UK

    Uber is testing adding train and coach travel to its app in the UK so customers can book longer distance ground travel via a fully integrated tie-up with Berlin-based multimodal travel platform, Omio. The latter has built up its own consumer-facing apps for booking intercity and international travel, across a wide variety of supported transport options, […] More


  • India Rescinds Personal Data Protection Bill After Drawing Criticism From Industry Experts

    India Rescinds Personal Data Protection Bill After Drawing Criticism From Industry Experts

    The Indian government is withdrawing Personal Data Protection Bill that drew scrutiny from several privacy advocates and tech giants who feared the legislation could restrict how they managed sensitive information while giving government broad powers to access it. The move comes as a surprise as lawmakers had indicated recently that the bill, unveiled in 2019, […] More