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Apple Shuts Down iTunes Allowance, Directs Users to Family Sharing

Apple no longer allows users to to set up iTunes Allowances for their kids as it plans to completely shut down the programme on May 25 this year. The feature allowed parents to set up a monthly credit line for kids to spend on App Store and iTunes. The announcement came via a support note on the Cupertino-based tech firm’s ... Read More »

Russian Court Turns Down Google Appeal in Anti-Monopoly Case

The Moscow Arbitration court on Monday rejected an appeal from Google and upheld a ruling that the US firm broke anti-monopoly laws by abusing its dominant position with its Android mobile platform, Russia’s competition watchdog said. FAS, the watchdog, ruled last September that Google had broken the law by requiring pre-installation of certain applications on mobile devices running on Android, ... Read More »

Ola Shuts Down Ola Store and Ola Cafe

Ola has officially shut down its food and hyperlocal delivery services Ola Café and Ola Store, which were launched as pilots in March and July 2015 respectively. The Ola Café category no longer appears as a listing, we were unable to place orders on the Ola Store at the time of writing. An email announcing the closure of Ola Café ... Read More »

Microsoft Cancels Fable Legends, May Shut Down Lionhead Studios

Microsoft has announced it’s cancelling development on co-operative action role-playing game, Fable Legends. In addition to this, it’s considering to close the UK-based Lionhead Studios responsible for its development. Lionhead was acquired by Microsoft in 2006 after a string of solid games such as Black & White, Fable, and The Movies. “After much consideration we have decided to cease development ... Read More »

Xbox Live Down Again Microsoft Confirms

Microsoft managed to swing timed exclusivity to paid downloadable content for online shooter The Division but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can play it right now. Xbox Live – the company’s online service for the Xbox One (and last generation’s Xbox 360) is facing connectivity issues at the moment. Checking the Xbox Live Status page confirms that Microsoft is aware ... Read More »

Ola Store to Shut Down in Less Than a Month: Source

Ola’s hyperlocal grocery delivery service, Ola Store, which operates in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Gurgaon is likely to shut down its operations in less than a month, citing lack of synergy, a person familiar with the internal developments at the company told Gadgets360. Ola Store’s Android app notes that it has over 250 grocery stores providing over 16,000 products in 13 ... Read More »

Tooler Is Not Shutting Down, Says Co-Founder

E-laundry services provider Tooler has denied news reports that it is shutting down its operations. It elaborated that Tooler is downsizing operations from the Delhi-NCR region to just Gurgaon. Tooler Co-Founder Sukanth Srivastav said that the startup had stopped its operations for about fifteen days, from February 2 to February 20, but it wasn’t a permanent development. The service is ... Read More »

Flipkart Quietly Shuts Down ‘Nearby’ Service

Flipkart has shut down Nearby, a service that was launched as a pilot to cater customers in select neighbourhoods of Bengaluru. Flipkart Nearby allowed users to purchase fruits, vegetables and other grocery, health and household products from their hyperlocal outlets. The move comes less than five months after Nearby was launched. Perhaps downplaying the move, the country’s largest e-commerce platform ... Read More »

Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow, and 2015 was a record year for smartphone shipments. Although Samsung and Apple between them still control nearly 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments, the remaining 60 percent is divided between dozens of manufacturers who are slowly but certainly making their mark on the industry. However, the idea of the smartphone is anything ... Read More »

Line Shuts Down MixRadio; Launches Foodie Photography App

Line Corporation, better known for its messaging app Line, on Tuesday made couple of major announcements. The company said it would be shuttering its MixRadio music streaming service in the “coming weeks” and also launched a new app for Android and iOS dubbed as Foodie – Food Photography. The company in a blog post on Tuesday said that it carefully ... Read More »