Mark Zuckerberg-backed edtech startup Byju's raises US$540M in fresh funding

This deal brings the Bangalore-based company's valuation to US$3.6 billion 

Today's top tech news, March 22: Tech giants express concern over Singapore plan to fight fake news

"We do not believe that legislation is the best approach to addressing the issue," said Alvin Tan, Facebook’s head of public policy for Southeast Asia 

Today's top tech news, Jan 12: The Rise Fund, co-founded by U2's Bono, makes first fintech investment

China has seen another high profile funding round, Uber's secret tools have been unveiled, while Facebook is making another change of its algorithm 

Fake news is a major advantage for Snapchat over rivals

As Facebook, Twitter and Google are in hot water for fake news, it is obvious Snapchat doesn't face this issue. Why is this? 

Tencent invests in Indian edtech startup Byju's to help it grow through acquisitions

The Byju's app creates personalised learning programmes for individual students based on their proficiency levels and capabilities which help them learn at their own pace and style 

e27 discussions, is Artificial Intelligence an existential risk to humanity?

Elon Musk says Artificial Intelligence is a "fundamental existential risk", Mark Zuckerberg called his comments irresponsible. Who is correct? 

Twitter is the most powerful company in tech

No company has been more directly involved in the world's most important events than that little 140-character bird 

(Infographic) 15 legendary quotes from successful entrepreneurs

If you’re already in the process of launching your own startup or have been thinking about it and in need of some motivational advice, these quotes may be helpful 

Internet service providers group in Thailand petitions Facebook to block illicit content

Last week, Thailand proposed a campaign that calls upon ISPs to take active participation in monitoring and blocking content on the internet 

What can “The Three-Body Problem” tell us about China’s tech industry

Since its 2006 publishing, sci-fi trilogy “The Three-Body Problem” has won readers from all sides of the world, including Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg