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India Funding Roundup: An Online Legal Services Provider, Loan Marketplace, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed stage investments in Indian subscription based grocery delivery startups, legal services providers, loan application portals, and proximity marketing firms. Deal4Loans Noida-based Deal4Loans, a loan information and application portal that provides information on personal, home, car and business loans, and credit cards from different banks has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from international investors, ... Read More »

LG G5 SE Is an LG G5 Variant for Select Markets Powered by Snapdragon 652 SoC

Ever since LG applied for ‘G5 SE’ trademarks in South Korea, the company was rumoured to be working on a toned-down version of its LG G5 flagship. Now, the South Korean company putting an end to speculations has confirmed that the LG G5 SE is a new G5 flagship variant featuring octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC. LG has confirmed to ... Read More »

Apple Says Not Making an Offer for GPU Firm Imagination Technologies

Apple said on Tuesday it had talked about buying its supplier Imagination Technologies but did not plan to make an offer for the British graphics chip designer at the moment. Shares in Imagination, which counts Applie amongst its top shareholders and whose technology is used in Apple devices including the iPhone and iPad, jumped earlier on Tuesday after website Ars ... Read More »

OnePlus One Gets an Ubuntu OS ROM

OnePlus might “Never Settle” for playing along with other brands. The Android OEM that has already made an iPhone case is this time collaborating with Canonical to bring the Ubuntu OS (formerly Ubuntu Touch OS) to the OnePlus One. Not only did OnePlus announce the news on its forum for the OnePlus One, but also said an Ubuntu OS ROM ... Read More »

Does an Extremist’s iPhone Contain a ‘Cyber Pathogen’?

A local prosecutor has offered an unusual justification for forcing Apple to help hack an iPhone used by a San Bernardino mass killer: The phone might have been “used as a weapon” to introduce malicious software to county computer systems. San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos acknowledged to The Associated Press that there’s no evidence of malicious software in ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Mi Mover App to Help Transfer Data From an Old Device

Xiaomi on Thursday at the Redmi Note 3 India launch announced its new Mi Mover app. The new app from Xiaomi helps move apps and data from an old device to a Mi Phone. The Mi Mover app supports multiple datasets, such as contacts, messages, photos, music, videos, documents, installed apps, and other data. It can be paired with another ... Read More »

Opinion: Modi Declared It An Exam. ‘Must Try Better’ Is His Grade – By Shashi Tharoor

This is a political budget. The government has at last discovered the virtues of attending to the needs of the agriculture sector and the rural poor, but this has more to do with upcoming state elections than with a coherent economic vision. Between sending reassuring signals to the ratings agencies abroad by announcing that it will stick to its previously-declared ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: An Aerial Drone Startup, Loan Marketplace, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed investments in Indian startups engaged in restaurant deal discovery, business loan marketplaces, drone startups, fashion apps, broker-free rental aggregators, and more. PocketIn Delhi-based Pocketin, a four month old startup that provides a mobile app to discover deals and book tables at restaurants has raised its seed round of $150,000 (roughly Rs. 1.03 crores) from ... Read More »

Lady Gaga Stars in Barneys’ Spring 2016 Campaign, an Ode to New York City

Lady Gaga in Barneys New York’s spring 2016 campaign. Photo: Bruce Weber Later this month, Barneys New York will open its new flagship in Chelsea, on the very same block where the department store opened its doors to its first customers back in 1923. So it’s only right to celebrate the milestone with a campaign dedicated to New York City. Titled ... Read More »

Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Shoes Look an Awful Lot Like Dior

Thursday marks the first official day of New York Fashion Week, but from Twitter to the New York Times, it has unofficially been dubbed “Yeezy Season 3” day. After a week of castings, collection teasers, album name changes and social media rants, the rapper-turned-designer will take over Madison Square Garden at 4:00 p.m. to debut both his fall 2016 fashion ... Read More »