Byju’s acquires Indian tutor Aakash for nearly $1 billion

Why did Byju’s raise over $1 billion last year and is already inching closer to securing another half a billion dollars? We are getting some answers today. Byju’s said on Monday it has acquired Aa

Byju’s is reportedly buying Indian brick-and-mortar institute Aakash for $1 billion

We may finally have an answer to why Byju’s, the world’s most valuable edtech startup, raised hundreds of millions of dollars last year. Bloomberg reports that the Bangalore-based startup has agre

Datawind’s Sub-$50 Android Tablet Hitting The UK Soon, Next-Gen Device Matches iPad Specs On Paper

The DataWind Aakash tablet made headlines when it promised to deliver a full-featured Android device for just under $50 a couple years back, and now the company and the device have shared some new inf

India’s Low-Cost Tablet To Get Test Market In Philadelphia Schools?

The saga of India's "$35 tablet" is long and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/03/indias-low-cost-aakash-tablet-pre-orders-hit-1-4-million/">slightly disappointing</a>. While the idea of lo

India’s Low-Cost Aakash Tablet Pre-Orders Hit 1.4 Million

The low-cost Indian tablet known as the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/aakash/">Aakash</a>, which we have followed in its career over the last year, is finally shipping. In late December the

Ubislate 7: India Gets Second Low-Cost Tablet – For US$57

India is getting a second government-sponsored tablet. <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/08/15/35-indian-tablet-demonstrated-on-video/">The</a> <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/01/20/

"$35" "Indian" Tablet To Ship This Month (For $50)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/indian-35-scam.jpg" />While neither the cost nor the design origin of the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/08/15/35-indian-tablet-

The $35 Indian Tablet Delayed, Possibly Up For A Vaporware Award

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/indian-35-scam.jpg"/>You must recall <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/08/15/35-indian-tablet-demonstrated-on-video/">the $35 India

$35 Android Tablet Not Really From India

Oh boy.. turns out that the much advertised $35 “Indian Tablet” isn’t actually from India. The reality is that the tablet is made by a Chinese manufacturer named Hivision, and sold a

Another Look At The Ultra-Cheap Indian Tablet

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/0.jpeg"/>The joy of <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/08/15/35-indian-tablet-demonstrated-on-video/">India's $35 tablet</a> seems t

$35 Indian Tablet Demonstrated On Video

“It is probably the cheapest innovation of all times.” Bear in mind that the $35 price on this tablet, which we heard about a couple weeks back, is a fantasy until it is actually in produc