Varthana raises $3 million from Dell Foundation to expand its school transformation program

Bengaluru: Bengaluru-based school finance company Varthana has raised $3 million in funding from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation to expand its school transformation program (STP). The programme is aimed at improving the quality of learning in private schools by extending credit facilities. Through the STP initiative, Varthana provides debt financing, […]

Huawei is building its first digital marketing team in Europe

Calling all brand marketers: We’re opening up a few more complimentary spots to join the Digiday Marketing Summit in the Bahamas in December. Interested? Apply here. Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei is hiring a dedicated team of digital marketers to boost its awareness in Europe, its first specialized marketing team outside […]

Morrisons on how staff are inspiring both its marketing and turnaround

With seven consecutive quarters of growth under its belt, the turnaround at Morrisons is in full flight. For the first six months of the year, its pre-tax profits jumped 40% to £200m while like-for-like sales rose 3%. Morrisons has prospered by creating a consistent price strategy and prioritising its fresh […]

Lyft is now building its own self-driving technology, which is a big deal

Lyft believes that by 2021, “a majority” of its rides will be in autonomous vehicles. But up until recently, it has been reluctant to do any of the expensive work of building and installing the technology necessary to power these self-driving cars. Today, the ride-hail company said it would finally go beyond […]

Moto G5 Plus deal slashes its price to $199.99 or $249.99, depending on which version you pick

The Moto G5 Plus was unveiled this February at MWC, but plenty of rumors have convinced us that Motorola is already working on a G5S Plus with dual rear cameras. It’s unclear if that model will replace the G5 Plus or be sold alongside it, but its imminent arrival may have had something to […]