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Google Calendar On Android Makes It Easy To Schedule Meetings

Google has always been all about increasing the efficiency and portability of productivity. With that in mind, the tech giant today released an update to its Calendar app on Android that...

Apple’s Market Cap Is Now Official Down By Over $40 Billion

It was destined, bound to happen, was en route, or whatever other synonym you want to append, investors are devastated of what Apple has shown them, and what the Cupertino giant...

Google Rolls Out Android Studio 2.1 With Support For Android N

Going against tradition, Google launched the developer preview of Android N two months ago. Normally, we’d see the launch at the company’s I/O. We also got a second build a couple of...

Microsoft Is Back At It, Will Limit Your OneDrive Storage To 5 GB Starting...

Microsoft in Novemeber, announced its decision to reduce OneDrive Free Cloud Storage offering from 15GB to 5GB. It however, had to reverse the decision due to widespread criticism from the user community. But it...

Emergency Response App MUrgency Secures Funds From Kris Gopalakrishnan’s Axilor

Silicon Valley based (but India-focused) emergency response app maker MUrgency Inc., has secured undisclosed amount of capital from Axilor. Based at Stanford ChangeLabs in Silicon Valley, MUrgency is an award winning idea...

Snapdeal Begins Meal, Flight, And Bus Booking Through Its App

We had earlier reported about the tie-up of Snapdeal with Zomato, Cleartrip, and Redbus  for integrating their services through its platform. Now, after over a month of running as a pilot project,...

Unitus Seed Fund Sets Its Second India-Focussed Fund Worth $50 Million

Seed venture fund, Unitus has launched its second fund of $50 million to continue its investments in startups which are innovating for the masses in India. The fund will make an...

Microsoft Rolls Out Its ‘Word Flow’ Keyboard App For iOS Users

Microsoft is today announcing, a new addition to its long list of productivity apps, the ‘Word Flow’ keyboard. After spending weeks in Beta, the Word Flow keyboard is finally available to download...

OpenStack Foundation Launches Its First Professional Certification For OpenStack Administrator

OpenStack job listings are increasing exponentially and it’s becoming harder and harder to find the required skill set in potential candidates. To combat this, the OpenStack Foundation today announced its first professional...

Spotify Users Report Hacked Accounts, Changed Emails, Credentials Appear On Pastebin

Spotify users have started reporting that their accounts have been hacked and that their credentials have been changed. Reports from victims started rolling in since last week, but Spotify hasn’t yet...

Microsoft Drops Fresh Windows 10 Build With Cortana, Bash And Command Prompt Improvements

Microsoft is back folks, with a new build. The build, which follows up from build 14328 from last week, features major improvements, including some developer-special ones like improvements to Bash and Command...

Twitter Disappoints Investors Yet Again Again, Revenues Miss Forecasts, User Growth Stagnates

In the ongoing earnings season, microblogging website Twitter recently disclosed its earnings report for Q1’16 and yet again, investors are not too happy. Its largely a recap of previous quarter. Twitter posted  revenues...

Micro Delivery Startup Milkbasket Nabs $500K In Pre-Series A Round From EVC Ventures And...

At the time when startups with hyperlocal added to their name/services are struggling to survive, a Gurgaon-based micro delivery startup Milkbasket has secured around $500,00 in pre-Series A round of funding...

Facebook May Launch A Standalone Camera App To Encourage Declining Personal Sharing

In an attempt to breathe fresh life into world’s single largest gathering of humans online, Facebook Inc. is developing a stand-alone camera app that it hopes, will encourage its users to participate...

Special Panel To Decide On Xiaomi’s Application For Domestic Sourcing Relief

To decide whether Xiaomi meets the condition of “cutting edge technology” to open single brand outlet in India without mandatory domestic sourcing, Government has set up a special panel.According to reports the same panel...

In Over A Decade, Apple Records First Ever Decline In Revenues, Sells 51.1Mn iPhones,...

So here it is. The big blow we all knew would come, but were still waiting pretty eagerly for. Apple has now officially posted its second quarter earnings, and the stun is...

Jaipur-Based Hyperlocal Delivery Startup Street Jumper Gets Acquired By Sandiip Modi

Street Jumper, a Jaipur-based on-demand hyperlocal delivery service startup which aims to revolutionize the way local goods move around the city, has been acquired by Sandiip Modi, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur.While the...

ClearTax Nabs $1.3 Million In Seed To Ease Up Online Taxes And Return Filing...

ClearTax, a fin-tech startup which helps users deal with hassles of filing income tax and returns online, has raised $1.3 million in a seed round from some of the prominent angel investors from...

TranServ Gets $15 Million In Series C From Micromax, IDFC To Enhance Current Offerings,...

More finance for finance tech startups today. TranServ, the digital payments startup, possessing its own digital wallet as well, has raised close to $15 Million in a Series C round, led Micromax Informatics and...

Snapdeal Developing Online Platform For Improved Logistics, To Make Integration Mandatory For Partners

India’s ever-surging need for e-commerce has made logistics a crucial component of all e-commerce companies, who are thus investing heavily in their logistics network. Towards the same goal, Snapdeal is reportedly...