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    Microsoft to Bring Windows Phone’s Word Flow Keyboard to iOS

    Microsoft until now restricted its Word Flow Keyboard app to its own Windows Phone platform. The Redmond-based tech giant is now planning to bring it to Android and iOS as well. In an email sent to some Windows Insider testers, shared by The Verge, Microsoft said it is hunting foriPhone 5s (or later) users to […]

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    New App Could Help Users Hide Their Location From Third Parties

    A team of researchers at a US university has developed an app that blocks third parties from identifying an individual’s location based on what they search for online. “The trend of people using searches and social networks on smartphones which aren’t well-protected is going up. Sometimes people share too much information. This is a way […]

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    WhatsApp Becomes Free, Drops Annual Subscription Fee

    WhatsApp will be getting rid of its $1 (approximately Rs. 68) annual subscription fee this year. The widely used messaging app confirmed plans to ditch annual fee from all of its apps across various platforms over the next several weeks. Until now, WhatsApp asked some users to pay an annual fee for using the app […]

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    Amazon, Tata Housing Partner to Sell Luxury Flats Online

    Realty firm Tata Housing has tied up with online marketplace Amazon India to sell luxury apartments from its six projects across four cities. Tata Housing, the real estate arm of the Tata group, said in a statement that it has launched ‘The World’s Biggest Home Bonanza’ in association with Amazon India. The online sale will […]

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    Google Now Lets You Install Apps Directly From Search Results

    Google last year started prompting users to install an app on mobile if it had relevant content to the user’s search query. Now, the company has taken a step ahead and is allowing users to install the apps directly from the search results without opening the Google Play store. Android Police reports that the feature […]

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    Now, Pay at McDonald’s With Your Mobile via FreeCharge

    Digital payments platform FreeCharge announced its exclusive partnership with Westlife Development Ltd, owner of the master franchisee of fast food chain McDonald’s west and south India operations. This will allow McDonald’s customers to make offline payments using their FreeCharge wallet. The service has gone live starting January 14, 2016 across all these restaurants, the offline […]

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    India Funding Roundup: Swiggy, Jugnoo, Industrybuying, DailyObjects, Indus OS, Tinystep, CashKaro, Collegedunia

    Funding activity seems to have increased in the week following the Startup India event, which saw the announcement of a Rs. 10,000-crore fund. The largest funding round in our latest roundup goes to a food delivery startup, apart from large funding rounds from Omidyar Network and Unilazer Ventures. Jugnoo Auto rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo has raised […]

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    Spotify Buys Music Social Network Apps Soundwave, Cord Project

    Spotify is stepping up the competition against Apple Music and major European rivals Deezer and Tidal with a pair of acquisitions aimed at making it easier to discover and share music with friends. The Swedish music-streaming service has acquired Dublin- based Soundwave, an app downloaded more than 1.5 million times, praised by Apple Inc. co-founder […]

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    Teewe-Maker Raises $3 Million Funding, to Enter Smartphone Market With Android-Based OS

    On the event of its latest funding round, Bengaluru-based Mango Man Consumer Electronics, the makers of HDMI media streaming device Teewe has re-branded itself Creo. The re-branding coincides with the launch of its proprietary Android OS on Thursday. The company launched its website Creosense.com and announced it had raised $3 million (roughly Rs. 20.3 crores) […]