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Still use Yahoo Messenger? Here’s what’s new in its Windows and Mac update

If you are a fan of Yahoo Messenger and use the service on Mac or Windows, then there is good news for you—Yahoo has updated the desktop app for the messenger. Last December, Yahoo had brought to life its erstwhile messenger by launching a mobile app in an attempt to revive the service. Yahoo, whi...

29 July, 2016 | More »

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Snapdeal expands services play with Uber in-app integration

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has launched an in-app integration feature that will allow its users to hail an Uber cab from its mobile app without having to download and install the Uber app. The new feature is currently available for Android versions 4.0 and above. It will soon be rolled out for ...

28 July, 2016 | More »

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Dhingana founders’ chatbot app Mezi raises $9 mn

Artificial intelligence chatbot shopping app Mezi, operated by Mez Mobile Inc., has raised $9 million (Rs 60 crore) in Series A funding from Saama Capital, American Express Ventures and existing investor Nexus Venture Partners. Amit Singhal, former senior vice president and head of Google Search, an...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Apple’s India sales continue to surge as iPhone battles global slump

India has emerged as one of Apple Inc.’s fastest-expanding markets and the company is looking forward to open retail stores in the country to accelerate growth, CEO Tim Cook said after the iPhone maker posted a drop in quarterly revenue and profit. “In the first three quarters of this fi...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: TV host Rannvijay Singh invests in fashion styling app IStyleYou

Actor and television host Rannvijay Singh has invested in fashion styling app IStyleYou, a top company executive told Techcircle. Singh will also be the brand ambassador for IStyleYou and help make the company a leading youth brand, co-founder Pallav Modi said. He declined to reveal the amount Singh...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Twitter launches much-needed ‘Night Mode’ feature for Android users

Twitter Inc. has some interesting news for Android users who are most active during the night and tweet until the wee hours of the morning. The microblogging site has come out with a ‘Night Mode’ feature for Android users which will help them in reading better in low-light conditions and reduce ...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Mobile learning management platform Byndr bags seed funding

Mobile learning management platform Byndr today said it has raised USD 700,000 (Rs 4.70 crore) in seed funding from Education Design Studio (accelerator at the University of Pennsylvania), Ben Franklin Technology Partners and a group of angel investors. The Hyderabad-based firm will utilise the fund...

27 July, 2016 | More »

Amazon launches subscription service Prime in India

In yet another move aimed at outdoing rival Flipkart, e-commerce company Amazon India has launched its much-awaited membership programme Amazon Prime for Indian customers. A popular service in markets such as the US and the UK, Amazon Prime promises to deliver products ordered to member customers wi...

26 July, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart to control 70% of online apparel market after Jabong buy

The acquisition of Jabong will help e-commerce company Flipkart strengthen its position and control almost 70% market share in India’s growing online apparel shopping segment. According to sellers and executives who work in the online apparel commerce industry, Jabong commands around 25% of th...

26 July, 2016 | More »

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Photo-editing app Prisma debuts on Google Play store

Android users who have been eagerly waiting for the popular photo-editing app Prisma have a reason to cheer. The app, which went viral soon after its launch on iOS last month, is now finally available for Android devices and users can download it through the Google Play store. The popular app was ea...

25 July, 2016 | More »