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    Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator, Ending Feud With Non-Profit

    A feud between the operator of popular “hook-up” software and a leading sexual health advocacy group was settled on Thursday after the dating site agreed to add links to sexually transmitted disease testing locations. The battle between dating site Tinder and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation stretches back to last fall when the Los Angeles based […]

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    Anonymous Messaging App ‘Blindspot’ Stirs Controversy in Israel

    A new Israeli app launched by a company with investors including Will.I.Am and Nicki Minaj has been accused of encouraging teen bullying and Internet trolls. The Blindspot app allows users to send anonymous messages, photos and videos to their contacts without the receiver being able to trace it. It has shot towards the top of […]

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    Spanish Regulator Urges Removal of Obstacle to Uber’s Return

    Taxi-hailing service Uber could see a temporary ban in Spain overturned after a regulator said on Thursday it had asked the government to remove restrictions on its service, saying they were anti-competitive. Uber, embroiled in disputes with authorities around the world after aggressive international expansion,suspended its service in Spain in 2014 when a judge imposed […]

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    Microsoft Mimicker Alarm App Launched for Android

    Microsoft Garage, responsible for Invite, Send, Next Lock Screen, Snip, Guardian, and Parchi apps, has launched an alarm app for Android called Mimicker Alarm. The Android app helps you wake up by forcing you to play a game. You can choose which one out of the three games you want to play. The options include […]

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    QuizUp Gets $7.5 Million in Investment From Glu Mobile

    Glu Mobile, publisher of games such as Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and Frontline Commando, has announced that it is investing $7.5 million (approximately Rs. 50.7 crores) in the parent company of mobile trivia game QuizUp, Iceland-based Plain Vanilla Games. This comes in part due to last year’s deal between Plain Vanilla and Universal Television (NBC) to […]

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    Ola Launches Ride Sharing Service in Kolkata

    Cab aggregator Ola on Friday announced the launch of Ola Share, a social ride-sharing platform, in Kolkata. Ola Share will allow users who travel on the same routes to share their cab rides with users from social groups they are part of starting today, the company said in a statement. A ride can now be […]

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    OnePlus One Gets OxygenOS 2.1.4 Update

    OnePlus has announced an OxygenOS update for its 2014 flagship smartphone – the OnePlus One. Over the weekend, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer announced the availability of a community-sourced build of OxygenOS 2.1.4 for the One – as with previous updates, the update is not available over the air (OTA) and users will have to manually […]

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    A rebuttal to Rajiv Malhotra, by an ‘elite leftist goon activist’

    31.1K Total Views Wherever Rajiv Malhotra goes, controversy unfailingly follows. The self-taught social scientist who is an important ideologue for the political right delivered a talk at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai on January 29, and it quickly devolved into a hail of accusations at his audience. Since then, US-based Malhotra and […]