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Facebook selects healthcare app Healofy for FbStart programme

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | More »

Bengaluru-based Healofy, a peer-to-peer content platform of moms and moms-to-be, has been selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme, which is designed to help early-stage mobile startups build and grow their apps. The app, owned and operated by Vivoiz HealthTech Pvt Ltd, will receive up to $40,000...


Now Chinese ride-hailing major Didi Chuxing wants to go global

Chinese taxi-hailing firm Didi Chuxing has expressed its ambitions to go global. Didi’s president Jean Liu made it clear at an event in the US that, “We are definitely going global.” “We are a big sponsor and a big believer in local players. If there are no existing local players, we will go...

21 October, 2016 | More »


Microsoft’s speech recognition system achieves parity with humans

Microsoft’s experimental speech recognition software has made a technological breakthrough that recognises the words in a conversation as well as a person does. “Even five years ago, I wouldn’t have thought we could have achieved this. I just wouldn’t have thought it would be possible,...

19 October, 2016 | More »


Amazon to take on Spotify and Apple; launches music service

Amazon.com Inc. said on Wednesday that it is planning to launch a new on-demand music streaming service with unlimited access to “millions of songs” for a monthly fee. According to The Wall Street Journal, this service called Amazon Music Unlimited will take on at least half a dozen competitors ...

13 October, 2016 | More »


Apple-backed Didi plans self-driven cars

The Chinese ride hailing firm Didi Chuxing is reportedly working on self-driving cars. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Didi Chuxing, which recently took over world’s largest cab-hailing app Uber’s China business, is looking to hire data scientists and engineers from the Silicon Valley in US...

7 October, 2016 | More »


Samsung to acquire Viv, the next gen AI platform

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. on Thursday said it agreed to acquire Viv Labs Inc., the company behind open artificial intelligence platform Viv. The financial details of the transactions were not disclosed by the company. With Viv, Samsung will be able to unlock and offer new service experiences for ...

6 October, 2016 | More »


Google’s Pixel: What makes the product stand out?

Google’s Pixel, as the tech giant describes it, is the first phone made by Google ‘inside and out’. The two phones—Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL— launched last night will now be available in India starting at Rs 57,000, with pre-orders beginning from 13 October. Until the launch of Pixe...

5 October, 2016 | More »


Google’s Pixel – a peek into the smartphone

Google is expected to launch its branded smartphones named Pixel at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. The technology giant is likely to unveil two models— Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, according to media reports. Till now, Google has been tying up with smartphone manufacturers such as Huaw...

3 October, 2016 | More »


Spotify in talks to buy SoundCloud

Swedish music streaming service Spotify AB is in advanced talks to buy its German rival SoundCloud, Financial Times reported. It was unclear how much Spotify would pay for the Berlin-based company, the report said, citing people briefed on the talks. This move is seen as Spotify’s attempt to take ...

30 September, 2016 | More »


Apple iPhone 7 pre-booking on Flipkart: Should you buy it?

The Flipkart-versus-Amazon battle will get fiercer in the days to come. With the big festive season sale due in the coming week, Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce firm, has a little edge over its arch rival this time. What gives Flipkart that edge is the big partnership with Apple Inc. to sell ...

29 September, 2016 | More »

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