TinyOwl: How inexperience can kill an Idea!

By: Sambit Rath Introduction Want to order food online? What comes to your mind when you think of it? I’m sure it’s either of the two huge players in this segment right now: Swiggy and Zomato. But before these two and other similar apps became household names, there was TinyOwl back in 2014 that had…

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Bitcoin Lightening Network: A Glimpse

By: Rishabh Jain Introduction Bitcoin currently supports 7 transactions per second, has a 1 MB block size limit, and a blockchain that is 235.29 GB in size. If the block size limit were increased to allow Bitcoin to completely replace all other forms of global payment, the entire network would crash or, at worst, result…

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Apple vs. Feds: Is iPhone Privacy a Basic Human Right?

By: Sambit Rath Introduction Privacy is fundamental for a human to live a dignified life. As a concept, it has evolved over the years, thanks to the collective efforts of the society to build a boundary separating private life from the State. But more often than not, the State has used its higher powers to…

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Failure of Wooplr: Decoding the Why and How!

By: Harmanpreet Kaur Introduction Wooplr was a social commerce platform that allowed users to discover and shop fashion products. The platform was founded in 2013 by Arjun Zacharia, Ankit Sabharwal, Praveen Rajaretnam, Soumen Sarkar, and Prakhar Gupta. Wooplr initially started as a fashion discovery platform where users could discover fashion products recommended by friends and…

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Case Study on Lemonade: An Insuretech Company

By: Kanak Purohit & Anshika Sah Introduction Lemonade is an Insuretech company that offers insurance services to its customers using AI and behavioral economics. The company prides itself on making the insurance process faster, more transparent, and affordable. By replacing brokers and bureaucracy with bots and machine learning, Lemonade promises zero paperwork and instant everything.…

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