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Google introduces international voice calls from Hangouts in India [Type: News]
Recently Google India announced that users can now make voice calls to phone numbers outside of India on Android, iOS and the web using Hangouts in Gmail. Users can call numbers in the U.S. and Canada for free. However, calls to certain phone numb ...
Hyperlocal Marketplace For Service Providers FindYahan Fresh Funding From Times Group [Type: News]
NCR-based hyperlocal online marketplace for service providers, FindYahan, now has The Times Group’s Brand Capital as its investor, confirms founder Rachit Mathur. The financial terms of the deal has been left undisclosed. The funds raised wi ...
Microsoft cuts Xbox prices in India [Type: News]
In India, Microsoft has cut Xbox prices by 16 per cent down to Rs 12,990 – in an attempt to further infiltrate the Indian market. The 4GB Xbox 360 previously retailed at Rs 15,990. The 4GB Xbox 360 with Kinect has been reduced to Rs 21,990 f ...
Yahoo buys its first Indian tech startup Bookpad for Rs. 50 crore [Type: News]
Yahoo has bought the bangalore-based tech startup Bookpad, reports the Economic Times. According to report, Yahoo has bought Bookpad, a company which designs and invents technologies to solve problems surrounding digital content, in a deal worth arou ...
Telangana preparing to flaunt its quick-approval mechanism by clearing IKEA, Coca-Cola proposals [Type: News]
A week after unveiling its industrial policy incorporating right to clearances within a fortnight, claimed to be the world's first, Telangana is now preparing to showcase its quick-approval mechanism by clearing two large foreign investment propo ...
Microsoft announced a share buyback worth USD 40 billion [Type: News]
Microsoft, the world’s largest software manufacturer, on Tuesday announced a share buyback worth USD 40 billion. The US multinational will raise its dividend payout to shareholders by 22 per cent. Shares in Microsoft rose 1.4 per cent after ...
IBM Develops 7-Nanometer Chip Technology Ultra Fast Spends $3 Billion On Research [Type: News]
IBM has announced that it’s plowing $3 billion into two R&D programs that will hopefully make it the authority on 7-nanometer-and-beyond chip technologies. One R&D project will look at pushing conventional silicon chips as far as they w ...
Microsoft to open 500 stores in existing Best Buy stores [Type: News]
After Samsung Electronics revealed plans to implement  over 1,400 of its brand shops in the word's largest consumer electronics chain, Best Buy Co Inc. stores this year, the software giant Microsoft Corp reported that it will open 500 stores in ...
Skype to block domestic voice calls starting Nov 10 [Type: News]
Starting November 10, Skype will stop delivering calls on landline and mobile phones in India, reports the Times of India. No reason has yet been given for this move by the Microsoft-owned company.   Skype said in a statement that user ...
ManageMySpa software solution startup Raises $6M From Accel Partners [Type: News]
MUMBAI: ManageMySpa, a software solution startup founded by Silicon Valley returned serial entrepreneur Sudheer Koneru, has raised $6 million (about Rs 38.4 crore) in series A funding from Accel Partners. The Seattle and Hyderabad-based company, fo ...
Bringing the Ethnicity of Raksha Bandhan with Maulirakhi [Type: News]
Maulirakhi is a one stop shop for mauli rakhi and rakhi gift hampers. It is a trusted and verified company that is well known for its exclusive mauli rakhi collection and fast delivery services. To bring the ethnicity of the festival to the fulle ...
Kobo eReading platform launches in India [Type: News]
In a bid consolidate its presence in the digital reading market in India, Kobo an eReading platform has launched in India. The firm has tied-up with Indian booksellers Crossword, WHSmith and electronics retailer Croma. Readers will now have access to ...
Pivotal Secures $253M From Ford and Microsoft [Type: News]
Pivotal, the platform as a service company spun out from VMware and EMC three years ago, today announced plans to close a series C financing round worth $253 million led by Ford, Microsoft and its existing investors GE and its two parent companies. ...
redBus.in launches app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone [Type: News]
redBus.in has launched its app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Apart from allowing users to on-the-go, this app will deliver several new features to Windows users. These include directions to boarding points, bus tracking, journey tips, and hist ...
Logistics might pose a threat to Indian e-commerce industry [Type: News]
Industry experts have claimed that India's e-commerce businesses have focused too much on marketing and customer acquisition and not enough on the nuts and bolts of delivering goods. Their comments came in the wake of the recent "Diwali deba ...
Snapdeal.com launches the Online Learning and Education category on site Today [Type: News]
Online marketplace, Snapdeal.com, is venturing into the services e-commerce space, launching the Online Learning and Education category on its site today. With this, the platform will enable consumers to access a wide assortment of test preparation m ...
Microsoft Launches BizSpark Plus Programme Startup Ecosystem In India [Type: News]
Software giant Microsoft on Tuesday brought to India its global programme that helps software start-ups by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools and connecting them with key industry players, including investors. As part of th ...
Social and Group payment startup MyPoolin raises seed funding Rajan Anandan Sharad Sharma and other [Type: News]
Are you the party planner of the group? Every time the group thinks of a trip, do they look to you to organize it impeccably? Planning a fun party or an adventurous trip is definitely fun and exciting, but the one thing you dread is the finances. How ...
Line acquires mobile music streaming app MixRadio from Microsoft [Type: News]
Tokyo-based smartphone messaging application Line, a unit of South Korean Internet company Naver, recently made its first-ever acquisition. The company has agreed to buy mobile music streaming app MixRadio from its current owner Microsoft, reports th ...
Ratan Tata invests in Snapdeal [Type: News]
NEW DELHI: Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in Snapdeal.com, the e-commerce company said on Wednesday. The Tata Group's chairman emeritus has invested in his personal capacity. Tata is one of the most high-profile individual investors i ...
Samsung Launches Ativ Q tablet runs both Windows 8 and Android [Type: News]
The Ativ Q has a 13.3in (33.8cm) screen that sits over a keyboard that can be folded out for typing or set to act as a stand. In addition it has a stylus. It comes just over a fortnight after Asus unveiled its own laptop-tablet hybrid which also ...
Apple gobbles 89% of Q4 Smartphone Profits pushing Android OEMs to the bottom [Type: News]
Google’s Android has annexed the market share worldwide, now accounting for over 80% of all smartphones shipped worldwide. But when it comes to profit making, Apple steals the show as it continues its focus on premium devices. As per Strategy A ...
Wellness Outlets Chain Gajty Raises Seed Funding From Purvi Ventures Others [Type: News]
Gurgaon-based Gajty, a wellness outlets chain, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from US-based venture capital firm Purvi Ventures, the company said, in a press note. Some other unnamed angel investors also put in money in the round. ...
Online Jewellery Store Fourseven Raises Rs 3 crore in Pre-Series Funding From Indian Angel Network [Type: News]
Fourseven, an online Jewelry Store has raised Rs. 3 crore in its pre-series A funding round from Indian Angel Network (IAN). Sumit Dhingra & Rajiv Mehta, who led the round will be joining the board of the company. The company said the capital rai ...
Microsoft Corporate latest update to Windows [Type: News]
Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer says the latest update to Windows is a "refined blend" of its older operating system for PCs and its new touch-enabled interface for more modern, mobile devices. After some hands-on time with it, the upda ...
Google launches new interface to help small businesses succeed online [Type: News]
Google recently announced the launch of an interface 'Google My Business' to help Indian small and medium businesses (SMBs) succeed online. Google said the new product, designed to work across both desktop, tablets and mobile devices, will help ...
Google planning to open its Android Nation store in India [Type: News]
Google is planning to open its Android Nation store in India, in partnership with Singapore based Spice Global. The first store will open later this year at Select City Mall in Delhi and will then be rolled out across the country. The store will p ...
Amazon plans it big with India Post network to ramp up its delivery mechanism [Type: News]
E-commerce giant Amazon wants to do in India what Alibaba did in China. Amazon's India head Amit Agarwal on Tuesday met telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and urged him to allow the use of new technologies such as real-time tracking and mon ...
Nokia India offers to pay Rs. 3,000 crore to resolve tax row [Type: News]
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia faces a tax bill of more than Rs. 21,000 crores ($3.4 billion) in India from liabilities arising out of unpaid charges and penalties since 2006, a report said Tuesday. Indian tax authorities froze some of Nokia' ...
Finally, Facebook unveils its ‘Facebook at work’ apps for trial partners [Type: News]
Two months back we had reported that social networking giant Facebook is secretly working on a new website called “Facebook at Work” to get a foothold in the office. This move if successful would allow Facebook to compete directly with es ...
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