Panasonic launches T50 smartphone at Rs 4,990

Panasonic on Thursday, introduced the T50 based on the company‚Äôs SAIL interface. It will be available at a price of Rs 4,900 in Midnight Blue, Rose Gold, Champagne Gold colour variants, the company said in a statement. The device features a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with 480 x 854 pixels resolution. Under the hood, it houses […]

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Uber turns to Bengaluru’s tech talent to beat Ola

San Francisco-based ride hailing company Uber was forced to develop a mechanism for accepting cash payments from customers in India, given the extremely low penetration of credit cards in the country. Seen as an inconvenience at first, the company has exported the solution to other emerging markets such as Vietnam and Indonesia. To mine the […]

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Facebook buys filters app Masquerade to counter Snapchat

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Ola to extend auto service to eight more cities

Even as rival Uber shut its auto-rickshaw service it piloted in Delhi late last year, domestic rival Ola is aggressively expanding its auto service in newer cities. The Bengaluru-based taxi aggregator which is backed by Tiger Global, Softbank and Chinese taxi hailing service Didi Kuaidi is now planning to launch the service in eight more […]

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Harry Potter Creator JK Rowling Releases First Instalment of New Web Series

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling Tuesday released the first instalment of a four-part online short-story series titled ‘History of Magic in North America’. The latest writing from the 50-year-old celebrated author tells the magical history of America and is available to read on her ‘Pottermore’ website. The first piece is titled ‘Fourteenth Century – Seventeenth […]

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India Funding Roundup: A Reproductive Health Tracker, Task Management App, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed stage investments in startups in the sectors of in healthcare, AI-driven analytics, virtual reality, food delivery, and on-demand services. LoveCycles Bengaluru-based Plackal, creators of the menstrual cycle tracking app LoveCycles announced Hindi language support for its app on Tuesday, and disclosed that it has secured Rs. 5 crores from […]

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Amazon to Start Air Delivery Network With Leasing Deal

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it had signed a deal to lease 20 Boeing 767 wide body freighter aircraft to handle more of its own deliveries in the United States. The deal comes at a time when the world’s biggest online retailer is offering ever-faster, and increasingly free, deliveries for millions of online orders. Amazon, […]

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