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Mobile messaging service LINE rolls out lighter app for slow connections

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | More »

Mobile messaging service LINE has begun the global rollout of its ‘Lite’ app for users constrained by low storage space and unpredictable data networks. LINE Lite weighs less than 1MB and is 25 times faster than the 23MB standard LINE app, the Japan-based company said in a statement. In the firs...


Indian PC market dips as smartphone, tablet sales rise

PC market in the country has declined for the first time to 10.6 million units, falling over 10 per cent, on account of growing consumer preference for smartphones and tablets, industry body MAIT today said. According to MAIT-IMRB report, desktop and notebook market cumulatively stood at 11.8 millio...

17 July, 2015 | More »


Fitness tracker GOQii raises funding from Paytm’s founder Vijay Sharma

GOQii Technologies Pvt Ltd, a startup which offers a device that helps customers track fitness, has raised an undisclosed amount from Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO of mobile internet firm One97 Communications. Incorporated in 2013 by Vishal Gondal, California-headquartered GOQii has offices ...

3 July, 2015 | More »


LG launches new flagship smartphone G4 at Rs 51,000 in India

LG Electronics India has launched its flagship offering of the year, the LG G4. The high-end smartphone, unveiled by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, is priced at Rs 51,000 in the country. The device was selectively launched in April across select markets as the LG G4 Dual SIM (Dual LTE). The K...

19 June, 2015 | More »


Public-listed digital marketing firm Lycos ventures into wearables space

Lycos Internet Ltd, a digital marketing firm providing support services and software tools for online marketing, is set to enter the connected wearables space by launching devices that help users monitor their heart rate and sleep patterns among other things. The wearables range, christened ‘LYCOS...

5 June, 2015 | More »


Unitus invests in medical diagnostics device maker UE LifeSciences

India-focused early-stage investor Unitus Seed Fund has picked UE LifeSciences Inc, a US- and India-based portable breast screening device maker, as the second startup under its StartHealth Investment Program, as per a company release. UE LifeSciences will receive an initial funding of Rs 50 lakh ($...

25 May, 2015 | More »


Xiaomi’s latest smartphone Mi4i priced at Rs 12,999; launches wearable gadget Mi Band at Rs 999

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has unveiled its latest smartphone Mi 4i smartphone in the country, pricing it aggressively at Rs 12,999, as also its wearable gadget water-resistant fitness band Mi Band at an even more competitively priced bracket of Rs 999. The smartphone, the first to be de...

24 April, 2015 | More »


Exclusive: Mobile & tablet repair service provider Gadgetwood raises funding from IAN

Delhi-based Gadgetwood eServices Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates online repair and support centre for mobile phones and tablets, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a bunch of individual investors from Indian Angel Network (IAN), including Ajai Chowdhry of HCL, Ashvin Chadha of North I...

8 April, 2015 | More »


Microsoft Launches Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL dual-SIM phones in India

IT giant Microsoft which got into the mobile handsets business by acquiring the consumer products division of Nokia to push its own mobile operating system while expanding its own devices business has officially launched Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL dual SIM smartphones in India. While Lumia 640 comes...

7 April, 2015 | More »


LG Spirit with Android Lollipop launched for Rs 14,250 in India; Micromax’s budget smartphone Bolt S300 available for Rs 3,300

LG Electronics has further expanded its range of devices by launching a new smartphone in the Indian market. Christened ‘Spirit’ (LG-H422), the smartphone sports a 4.7 inch display and runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. It has been priced at Rs 14,250 in the country. The d...

31 March, 2015 | More »

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