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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 […]

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    Skype’s Latest Update Hides IP Addresses by Default

    Skype is rolling out an update for all of its apps on desktops and mobiles, adding the ability to hide a user’s IP address. The company says that from now on all Skype users’ IP address will be hidden as a default status in the latest versions of Skype. “Starting with this update to Skype […]

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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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    Google Chrome 48 With Multiple Security Fixes Released for Desktop

    Google has released the version 48.0.2564.82 of its Chrome browser for Linux, Windows, and OS X. The updated version brings several fixes and improvements on both desktop and mobile devices. The Chrome v48 brings a number of bug fixes most of which were detected using AddressSanitizer, Controle Flow Integrity, and MemorySanitizer codes, says the blog […]

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    BitTorrent Sync Update Brings Encrypted Folders and More

    BitTorrent has released an update for its file synchronisation app called BitTorrent Sync to bump the version up to 2.3 and add a number of features for its users. One of the major additions is the ability to add encryption to a folder. BitTorrent Sync allows users to move files from one device to another […]

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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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    Congress workers rate the new Rahul Gandhi as good, but not good enough

    Photo Credit: IANS 19.1K Total Views Months after he returned from his mysterious sabbatical in a new and aggressive avatar, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi appears to be slipping on the popularity charts. Although the Congress-led opposition has reason to congratulate itself after it forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do a U-turn on the contentious […]