15 mins ago

|| MohilayMudit

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And Google’s difficulties with European authorities continue. In a latest twist, a team of French investigators have raided Google’s Paris headquarters on Tuesday as part of a probe related to allegations of tax evasion by the Internet giant. As per sources close to the Finance ministry, back taxes to the tune of Euro 1.6 Billion were the chief objective of the raid.

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16 mins ago

|| mirjuned

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A week ago, the Internet was buzzing with rumours about Twitter stopping to count photos, links and other resources in its 140-character limit. Today, the company made it official that photos, links and usernames will no longer be counted against its 140-character limit — ultimately giving peeps like us, the power to give you more news !

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18 mins ago

|| DK5987

Its a tuesday and India’s most loved, first ever tri-weekly tech and startup news show is here with Episode 36.  Facebook has acquired ‘Two Big Ears’ to roll out its Facebook 360 spatial workstation, Delhi will now roam around in shuttles — officially and ISRO succeeds in landing back a winged space shuttle on Earth. There’s of course more.

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1 hour ago

|| @_bournesach

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After teasing us with the appearance of a sudden timer and invites that said ‘OMG, we’ve something up our sleeves!’, Pebble has surprised us with the release of updated Pebble and Time watches. But, the key attraction of the release is Pebble’s first non-smartwatch release, the Core.

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5 hours ago

|| DK5987

snapdeal partners with urbanclap

While Flipkart has been dealing with major senior level exits since the beginning of this year, it is Snapdeal this time, wherein Chief Product Office Anand Chandrasekaran has quit the company. The announcement came via a tweet from co-founder Rohit Bansal, just minutes ago.

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5 hours ago

|| @_bournesach

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With Apple’s annual developer conference WWDC about a fortnight away, certain leaks and reports are speculating that big changes are coming to the MacBook Pro lineup this year.

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8 hours ago

|| @_bournesach

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Microsoft has announced that it is granting monetary rewards to twelve entrepreneurial businesses to help speed and scale its effort to provide affordable Internet Access all around the world.

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10 hours ago

|| jeetys

hoppingo

Hoppingo, an online fashion discovery platform, has raised around $89,000 in its seed funding round from vCommission. As a part of this funding deal, vCommission’s founder Tarang Bhargava will also chair the firm’s advisory board.

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11 hours ago

|| @_bournesach

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Facebook has been taking jabs left and right since the controversy around the ‘Trending Topics’ feature started out. If you’re unaware of the issue at hand, lets get you briefed.

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12 hours ago

|| thevishal92

facebook translation tool

Facebook aims to connect the whole world through its social networking platform. Towards that objective, to solve one major hurdle of the language barrier, Facebook is using machine learning based translation tool to aid translations on its network. And the response has been no less than overwhelming as 800 million users are already using the feature with over 2 billion text translations per day.

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13 hours ago

|| jeetys

shethepeople

Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra Group has invested in SheThePeople.TV, a digital storytelling platform for women, in a seed funding round. He has invested in his personal capacity.

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23 hours ago

|| mirjuned

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In a bid to enhance its virtual reality offering, Facebook announced on Monday that it has acquired spatial audio technology company Two Big Ears. The company also took the opportunity to introduce the free ‘Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation’ which is a revamped version of Two Big Ears’ platform.

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23 hours ago

|| MohilayMudit

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OnePlus 3 is around the corner, and the Chinese smartphone maker is doing its best to make the event as memorable as possible. The enable a lucky bunch of its fans to watch the launch event live, the company has announced a brand new, limited edition Loop VR headset and is giving them all away — for virtually free!

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1 day ago

|| @_bournesach

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In a move to restrict pollution, Delhi government has released an official statement allowing app-based premium bus services to operate in the capital. The notification however doesn’t come without some restrictions and provisions for the welfare of the community.

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1 day ago

|| jeetys

edurev

Joining the list of ed-tech startups receiving investments since the beginning of this year, EduRev, which is an online educational network, has received strategic investment from Pradeep Reddy Kamasani.

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1 day ago

|| thevishal92

snapdeal partners with urbanclap

In order to give advertising a more prominent share in revenues, Snapdeal has launched a new version of its ad platform. This new platform will enable sellers to target buyers based on their online behaviour, geo-location, and purchase history. The data will be collected by Snapdeal which will share it with sellers to help them effectively target buyers.

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1 day ago

|| @_bournesach

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Supercell, the developer of the insanely popular MMO strategy video game ‘Clash of Clans’ is currently standing on the cross-roads of a majority stake deal between two of the biggest tech giants globally — Chinese and Japanese.

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1 day ago

|| jeetys

tinyowl shuts down operations

Ahead of its speculated merger with RoadRunnr, online food ordering platform TinyOwl has shut down its operations in all cities except Mumbai.

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1 day ago

|| @_bournesach

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In a run to become a leader in smartphone sales, Apple and Samsung have always been neck-to-neck in India. But, reports now suggest that the Korean smartphone giant, Samsung has overtaken Cupertino’s Apple Inc. to become the market leader in the 30,000 and above premium smartphone segment.

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1 day ago

|| thevishal92

tiens group

Indian e-commerce is set to welcome another big business conglomerate locking horns with the likes of Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, PayTm, and Shopclues. After the recent announcement of Tata Group’s entry into e-commerce with its marketplace Tata CLiQ, it is now Chinese multinational conglomerate Tiens Group which has set its eyes on Indian e-commerce and is planning to launch its marketplace in the country by the second half of this year.

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