• NEWS
    Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge India Launch Set for Tuesday

    Samsung India over the weekend started sending media invites for an event on Tuesday where the company is expected to unveil the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge premium smartphones. The invite came with a tagline that said, “Witness The Next Galaxy Revolution as it unveils its new sensation!” Apart from the smartphones, Samsung is […]

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    BlackBerry Says Seeking Alternatives for WhatsApp Users; Suggests BBM

    WhatsApp, the popular instant messaging app owned by Facebook, recently announced it would be ending support for several older mobile OS versions, including BlackBerry 10 OS. However, BlackBerry has now given its official word on the move. The Canadian smartphone maker in a emailed statement says it is “seeking alternatives for BlackBerryusers once support of […]

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    Google Releases March Android Security Update for Nexus Devices

    Google on Monday has released Security Patch Level of March 01, 2016 for Nexus devices. The monthly Android security update squashes more than a dozen vulnerabilities on Android including Keyring, aLinux security hole, which according to reports, affected 66 percent of all Android devices. Google said the source code patches for these issues, meant for […]

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    Windows 10 Mobile Rollout for Lumia Smartphones Beginning This Month: Report

    Microsoft could begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile software update to a range of Lumiasmartphones including the affordable Lumia 520 later this month. An internal email has allegedly laid bare on the company’s plan. Roughly three months after the company was originally supposed to begin updating select Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones to Windows 10 Mobiles, […]

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    Tips and tricks by Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick for start-ups in India

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to students during an interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: The chief executive and co-founder of the world’s most valuable start-up Uber Inc., Travis Kalanick, is in India to kick-start the government’s Start-Up Initiative. The 39-year-old American entrepreneur, whose company […]

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    Labour ministry moves to ease compliance norms for start-ups

    Start-ups are likely to create more than 100,000 jobs in 2016 and 225,000 jobs in 2018. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The labour and employment ministry on Sunday took steps to relax labour-related compliance measures for start-ups, a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Start-up India initiative. The ministry has decided to exempt start-ups […]

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    Entrepreneurship to improve the world for everyone

    Photo: Mint India is shining. It has retained the third position among countries with the most billionaires, according to the Hurun Global Rich List. Now India has 111 billionaires, an increase of 14 since last year. Topping the list of Indian billionaires are Mukesh Ambani, Dilip Shanghvi, Pallonji Mistry and Shiv Nadar—entrepreneurs who have amassed […]

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    Here’s why Microsoft bought SwiftKey for $250 million—artificial intelligence

    Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: On Tuesday, London-based predictive technology company SwiftKey said it has joined the Microsoft family. The deal, first reported by the Financial Times, is believed to be around $250 million. SwiftKey, for most smartphone users, comes through as just another third-party keyboard app, an upgrade on the default keyboard that most platforms […]

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    Kae Capital raises $30 mn for fund focused on local start-ups

    Kae Capital founder and MD Sasha Mirchandani. New Delhi: Kae Capital, which invests in early-stage companies, has raised $30 million from existing and new investors as part of its second fund. The firm will be raising an additional $10 million soon, said Sasha Mirchandani, founder and managing director of Kae Capital, on Thursday. He declined […]

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    Why Morgan Stanley’s action on Flipkart is bad news for Indian unicorns

    Given that Flipkart is expected to list its shares in the US at some point over the next few years, the valuation estimates of the mutual funds will be an important indicator of how stock market investors will value the company. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru/New Delhi: Late last month, Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd, the country’s […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Quantum Break Developer Registers Trademark for ‘Alan Wake’s Return’

    According to the eagle-eyed Internet detectives at popular video game forum, NeoGAF, Remedy Entertainment might be bringing back a well-loved IP. It has registered a trademark for what appears to be sequel to Alan Wake called “Alan Wake’s Return”. “After seeing this I also discovered that http://alanwakesreturn.com/ was registered last year via the same proxy […]