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WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 OS Update Brings Web Link Previews and More

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging service, has rolled out an update for its BB 10 OS app with some new features. The update pushes the app version to 2.12.340.2. The changelog for the WhatsApp update includes added support for more Web client features such as Message info, recent emoji sync and more. It also brings the support for Web link previews ... Read More »

SoundCloud Stations, Fitwell, Over, Adventures of Mana, and More Apps This Week

February’s first week is already over and there have been some heavy hitter releases in both the games and the apps category. If you’ve been aching for an old school JRPG fix or want to journal your life in a better way, I’ve got you covered. Lost in Harmony comes to Android Lost in Harmony is a very unique game. ... Read More »

I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

There comes a point in every adult’s life when one stops and thinks: I could really use a personal assistant. I know I could. The Washington Post’s budget, however, doesn’t stretch to provide each reporter with a personal aide. But thanks to the magic of technology, I have regular access to five digital assistants: Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Google Now and ... Read More »

ADHD in Kids: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know and Understand

There seems to be a never-ending stream of research reports about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD –  the most commonly diagnosed neuro-behavioral disorder in U.S. children –  and how it affects young people. The latest is a study from the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, which found that girls with childhood ADHD were “at a two-fold risk” of becoming obese ... Read More »

Instagram Gets Multiple Account Support on Android and iOS

Back in November last year, we heard Instagram was testing multiple account support on its Android app. The Facebook-owned company has finally launched support for multiple accounts, and it is now available for both Android and iOS users. To enable the feature, users will need to visit the app settings, scroll down, and select ‘Add account’. They will then be ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Wedding Marketplace, Mobile Developer Tool Startup, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed level and undisclosed investments in a toolkit provider for mobile app developers, wedding marketplaces, personal styling apps, and advertising networks. Two startups got Ratan Tata’s backing on Monday, one is a developer of anti-cancer drugs, while the other is a online marketplace for industrial products. Hansel.io Bengaluru-based Hansel.io, has raised an undisclosed amount of ... Read More »

VR Firm Wevr Raises $25 Million From Samsung, HTC, and Others

Virtual reality company Wevr raised $25 million (roughly Rs. 170 crores) from investors including HTCCorp and Samsung Ventures to fund the launch of a new platform for VR creators to distribute content, executives said on Friday. The platform, called Wevr Transport, is available now to a limited number of users in a test phase. It is designed to run on ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Personalised Insurance Seller, Enterprise IoT Player, and More

Our latest roundup mostly sees seed funding activity centred around sectors like online insurance, learning kits, and co-working spaces, with a couple of Series A rounds in areas like Industrial IoT and driver analytics. Turtlemint Personalised insurance platform Turtlemint has raised an undisclosed sum in an investment round led by Nexus Venture Partners, with participation from Blume Ventures. The Mumbai-based ... Read More »