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 […]

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    Flipkart Invests in Parenting Social Network Tinystep

    Tinystep, a parenting social network, Tuesday said it has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Flipkart. The Bengaluru-based startup plans to use the funds to develop the product, enhance user experience and strengthen its team, Tinystep said in a statement. The funding will also be utilised to further accelerate the company’s growth and […]

    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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    Delhi Government Launches App to Make Citizens ‘VAT Inspectors’

    To boost Delhi government’s tax collection and bring in transparency, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siodia Monday launched ‘DVAT BILL’ app and said that people can play an important role in governance through this mobile application. The software has been developed by Delhi government’s Trade and Taxes department. Sisodia, who also holds finance portfolio, said that […]

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    Nazara to Publish Mobile Games for Amar Chitra Katha

    Aside from having a deal for games based on Chhota Bheem and Zeptolab’s Cut the Rope, Nazara Games will be publishing games based on Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle’s extensive roster of well-known characters. “We would like to see gaming revenues contribute anything between five and 10 percent of our total revenues in two years […]

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    Facebook Adds Android App Support for Anonymity Service Tor

    Users of Facebook Inc’s Android app can now privately browse the world’s largest social network through the anonymity service Tor, the company said on Tuesday. The feature expands a collaboration that allowed Facebook users to directly access its site via Tor’s browser on personal computers. It comes as policymakers and technology companies debate whether digital […]

    HP Sprout Pro With Projector, Touch-Capable Second-Monitor Launched

    HP has announced a new model of its Sprout computer. Called the Sprout Pro, the new variant offers a specifications upgrade over the original Sprout, coupled with a range of suites. It starts at a price point of $2,199 (roughly Rs. 150,000) and will begin shipping in select regions starting next month. HP surprised everyone […]

    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 […]