MakeMyTrip Under Scanner for Alleged Tax Evasion

    Online travel company MakeMyTrip is under probe for alleged service tax evasion of Rs. 75 crores. The Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) has registered a case against the online travel services provider for allegedly not depositing service tax which it had collected from the customers, official sources said. Following the probe, one of […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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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    Isis Develops ‘Alrawi’ Encrypted Messaging App for Android: Report

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) militant group has reportedly created an encrypted Android messaging app to enable secure communications between its members. Dubbed Alrawi, the app aims to make it harder for security agencies and governments to intercept the communications of Isis members. The app, first discovered by counterterrorism network Ghost Security […]

    YouTube Ban Lifted in Pakistan After Google Launches Local Version

    Pakistan Monday lifted a years-long ban on video-sharing site YouTube after Google launched a country-specific version ensuring the filtering out of content deemed blasphemous. The Supreme Court in 2012 had ordered a ban on the site after the “Innocence of Muslims” was uploaded. The American-made film depicted the Prophet Mohammed as a thuggish deviant and […]

    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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    Mad Street Den Launches Vue.ai, a Visual Recommendation Platform for Fashion Portals

    Chennai-based AI startup Mad Street Den, launched Vue.ai on Tuesday, which it said is the world’s first AI-based platform for fashion retail e-commerce powered by visual intelligence. Vue.ai enables fashion startups to provide visual recommendations and visual search features on web and mobile, along with a host of deep learning and data-science driven features like […]