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Swiping for BFFs: Dating-Style Apps Are Breaking Into the Friendship Market

If you’re in your 20s or 30s, the idea of swiping right to find your next date sounds pretty unsurprising by now. But what about swiping to find your next best friend? Looking at a photo of another woman with some details about who she is and what she likes, and in an instant deciding whether she has friend potential? ... Read More »

Internet Shouldn’t Be the Monopoly of a Few, Says Communications Minister

Lauding the telecom watchdog’s decision on discriminatory pricing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said Internet is one of the finest creations of the human mind and it should not become the monopoly of a few. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in a much-awaited regulatory order on Monday had said that no service provider would be allowed ... Read More »

Zo Rooms Website, App Down – Shutdown or Merger on the Cards?

Both the website and app of Tiger Global backed branded budget room chain Zo Rooms has been down for over 24 hours, in what could be interpreted as signs of a consolidation in the sector. Update: The Zo Rooms website and app are operational again. Paavan Nanda, Co-Founder of Zo Rooms declined to comment on rumours of an acquisition. Gadgets ... Read More »

This Robot Keyboard Will Catapult Microsoft Into the AI Era

The humble keyboard hasn’t changed much since it was first invented. Even the jump from physical keyboards to the digital ones you use on your smartphone still look virtually identical – save for the new emoji keys we’ve grown accustomed to punching into a text message or tweet. But for years now, scientists have been trying to crack the code ... Read More »

Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Look at your phone right now, and aside from a few games and media players, you’ll find that most of the apps that are sitting in your storage eating up space are basically containers for the Web. Do we, for example, really need separate apps for Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal, all installed on our phones? The apps that are available ... Read More »

What Season is It? The Answer Could Affect the Way Your Brain Works

Image credit: Istock Anyone who’s experienced falling spirits in autumn or a springtime bounce in the step knows that the changing seasons can affect mood. But can seasons affect the way your brain works overall? New research suggests that the answer is yes – and that time of year is just as important as time of day when it comes ... Read More »

You Can Now Stream Movies, TV Shows on The Pirate Bay

You can now stream movies and TV shows directly on a torrent website and right onto your Web browser. The Pirate Bay, one of the most popular torrent websites, has adopted Torrents Time’s technology to allow its visitors to stream the files inside a torrent with just one click. For those unfamiliar, Torrents Time is a light plugin or extension ... Read More »