OYO, ZO Rooms accuse each other of stealing data, harassment; take the battle to court

The battle between online budget hotels aggregators OYO Rooms and ZO Rooms has its genesis in a failed acquisition of the latter by the former in 2016 

Online wholesale marketplace Wydr.in raises funding from VCs in Singapore, India

Last year, global e-commerce giant Amazon started B2B marketplace in India with some innovative features 

Broker-free student housing platform Placio gets US$2M from Prestellar Ventures to expand to Malaysia, Singapore

The startup says Singapore and Malaysia are the two most favourite destinations for students from India and other Asian and African countries 

This Internet of You smartwatch has an 18-month run time on a full recharge

Muse boasts of chatbots that are capable of scanning food from the restaurant menus and provide dietary insights to the user based on his/her lifestyle 

Today's top tech news, Feb 2: India wants to completely remove use of cryptocurrency

Also, Alibaba's valuation fell by US$30 million and its affiliate Ant Financial pumped US$200 million into Zomato 

Today's top tech news, January 31: SoftBank invests US$300M in WagLabs

Also, iNurture raises funds and 27 more investors participating in TOP100 2018. 

Blockchain-powered recruiting startup SpringRole not only weeds out fake profiles, but also rewards users

Incubated in the US-based blockchain incubator 'Science', SpringRole has raised money from from Bloomberg Beta and angels like Gil Penchina and Mike Jones 

[Podcast] A wrap of the news you need to know on Wednesday, January 30

Big tech dominated the news to start the week, but Startups across Asia received some nice funding rounds in various sectors 

Today's top tech news, January 30: Google acquires HTC's design division for US$1.1B

Today's top tech news also features Ola, Huawei, and the Indonesian e-commerce association 

SuperCharger, Standard Chartered name 10 fintech startups for their 2018 accelerator programme

The SuperCharger accelerator programme brings in startups from Europe and Asia to its latest batch in Hong Kong