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    Skype for Android Update Brings Call Scheduling and More

    Microsoft has rolled out an update for its Skype app on Android with new features that now lets users schedule Skype calls in Outlook. It also integrates Microsoft Office apps for Google’s platform. Although you could already schedule Skype calls using Outlook, users can schedule calls in Outlook using Skype. All you need to do […]

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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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    Apple to Open App Development Centre in Southern Italy

    US technology giant Apple will open a centre for developing apps in the southern Italian city of Naples, a move politicians welcomed as an opportunity to stimulate an economically depressed region. The iPhone maker said the facility, the first of its kind in Europe, would train aspiring mobile app software developers in a programme it […]

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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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    Google Rolls Out New, Detailed Weather Cards for Android

    Earlier this month Google, was spotted testing its revamped weather card in Google Now with limited Android users. The search giant has finally made the feature official with an announcement in a blog post on Thursday. “An unexpected snow or rainstorm can put a bit of a damper on your day, so to help keep […]

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    Dropbox for Windows 10 Released With Biometrics Support and More

    Microsoft on Thursday announced that Dropbox has released its universal Windows 10 app, adding that users can utilise Windows Hello biometrics feature to sign into their Dropbox account. Dropbox for Windows 10 offers several interesting features including the ability to allow a user to drag and drop files from Windows File Explorer to Dropbox app. […]

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    Hong Kong Uber Drivers Fined Over Licences

    Two Hong Kong Uber drivers were fined Friday after pleading guilty to driving without proper licences, the latest slap on the wrist for the global ride-sharing giant. The pair were among seven Uber drivers arrested in Hong Kong in an undercover police sting in August, as the burgeoning company encounters regulatory roadblocks around the world. […]

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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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    Amazon Steps Up Recruitment as It Expands in Europe

    Online retailer Amazon plans to create several thousand jobs in Europe in 2016, more than 2,500 of which will be in Britain, stepping up its expansion in the region, it said on Friday. The jobs form part of an investment by the US-based company to expand its warehouses and delivery network in Europe, its research […]

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    India Funding Roundup: Silvan, SnapBizz, ShabdaNagari, LocalCircles, Little, Housing, Fisdom, Just Buy Live, Easypolicy

    The week following the Startup India event has seen the largest investments going to startups specialised in online insurance, B2B distribution, and e-commerce enablement solutions. Silvan Silvan Innovation Labs, a Bengaluru-based company providing home security and automation products, has reportedly raised Rs 3.5 crores from Chennai Angels. The company will focus on offering its services […]