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Saavn Launches Windows 10 App

Music streaming service Saavn on Thursday announced the launch of its application for Windows 10. Mahesh Narayanan, Global Chief Operating Officer for Saavn, says that it has around 17 million monthly active users worldwide, and that the company expects this number to rise significantly with the Saavn app for Windows 10. “Windows is still the leader on the desktop space, ... Read More »

Amazon India Now Selling Refurbished Smartphones

Amazon has launched its refurbished smartphone section, following an initial pilot. The company is touting ‘quality-assured refurbished smartphones’. Amazon had launched a pilot around refurbished smartphones in the first week of August, and, a Delhi-based online retailer of refurbished and unboxed products, was one of the first partners in the initiative. Under this arrangement, Surpluss will sell refurbished smartphones ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Cortana Has Already Told Over Half a Million Jokes: Microsoft

It hasn’t even been a month since the release of Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest desktop operating system, and more than 75 million devices are already running on it, the company announced on Wednesday. At the sidelines, Microsoft also shed light on several other interesting Windows 10 statistics. Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing for Windows and Devices, took to ... Read More »

Ixigo Acquires Inter-City Cabs Aggregator Rutogo

Gurgaon-based mobile travel search marketplace Ixigo announced that it has completed the acquisition of Delhi-based Square Hoot Hikes Pvt Ltd, the parent company of Rutogo, an inter-city cabs aggregator for an undisclosed amount. The Rutogo team will be joining Ixigo to scale its fast-growing cabs app by building a marketplace for inter-city taxi owners and vendors, the company said in ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Quizzes Bengaluru Cops on Digital Policing

Showing keen interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought details of the state-of-the art digital policing put in place at the Cubbon Park police station in Bengaluru as he interacted with its officials through video conferencing and reviewed the system on Wednesday. The Inspector of the station made a presentation and explained various features of the police IT software as the ... Read More »

Vysor Puts Your Android Device on Your Computer – Here’s How to Use It

There are plenty of ways to mirror your Android device onto your computer – and now there’s one more. But sadly most aren’t as straightforward and convenient as we would like. Koushik Dutta, a well-known Android developer, has attempted to make the process simpler with his new app called Vysor. We tested the app and found it as good as ... Read More »

Delhi Government to Go Paperless, Approves E-Office Plan

Delhi government is all set to go “paperless” as the state Cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval for implementing the e-office system in every department in what has been claimed would be a first in the country. According to a senior official, 15 departments are to be covered in the first phase of the plan, which would see Delhi become ... Read More »

Facebook Moments Comes to India, Gets New Video-Making Feature

Months after launching the Facebook Moments photo-sharing app in the US, the social networking giant has rolled out the app to India. It is now available for Android and iOS users in India via Google Play and the App Store. Facebook also in the meanwhile also updated the app, adding a new video feature that creates an automated video montage ... Read More »

Court Adjourns Hearing on Plea Against Nikon’s Flipkart Advisory Notice

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday suggested that withdrawing the names of e-commerce portals Flipkart and Snapdeal from a caution notice issued by Japanese camera-maker Nikon was a better option to settle the matter than a legal fight. Justice B S Patil made the observation intervening during the submission made by the counsel for Nikon India during the hearing of ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Update Rolls Out With Custom Notifications and More

WhatsApp for Android has received an update that brings several new features including the mark as unread, custom notifications, among others. The new updated WhatsApp for Android is now available to download via Google Play. Notably, the app update rolling out to users via Google Play was initially rolled out to users in July; though at that time it could ... Read More »