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Baidu Adds Support for More Indian Languages to Its Android App Store

Nearly four months after the app store added Hindi language support for its users, leading Chinese language Internet search provider Baidu on Wednesday announced that its new version of MoboMarket will now support Bengali, Marathi, Tamil and Urdu too. “Even though the technology industry in India is dominated by English, that language is just a tiny sliver when you consider ... Read More »

Amazon Says Its ‘Tatkal’ Service Will Help People Sell More Products

E-commerce major Amazon’s studio- on-wheels service, Tatkal, would enable hundreds of sellers sell products online and experience the benefits of launching an online business, a top official of the company has said. Stationed in the city for two days, Amazon Tatkal, which was recently launched, will engage with entrepreneurs, artisans, manufacturers and sellers to help them sell online on the ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

Lenovo has launched its budget Vibe K5 Plus smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 8,499. The smartphone will be available from Flipkart on March 23, starting 12pm IST. The smartphone is being marketed as the successor to the Lenovo A6000 and Lenovo A6000 Plus, and India is its first launch market. The company also announced that on the day of ... Read More »

Lyft and GM Roll Out Car Rental Program to Attract More Drivers

Drivers for ride-hailing app Lyft will no longer face the imperative of owning a car under a rental program launched on Monday with General Motors Co. The initiative is the first to come out of a two-month-old partnership between the automotive giant and ride service upstart, and is Lyft’s latest move to get more drivers on its app as it ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Clinical Supplies Platform, Food Tech Startup, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles early stage investments in startups engaged in the healthcare supply chain, loyalty and contract lifecycle management platforms, apart from e-commerce. PinkBlue Bengaluru-based PinkBlue.in, a healthcare player operating in the clinical supplies segment has raised Rs. 1.5 crores in its seed round from angel investment platform TermSheet.io. Founded by IIM Kozhikode alumni Valliappan Kumarappan and Varun ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Pre-Owned Fashion Marketplace, E-Commerce Enabler, and More

A total of 23 tech startups got funded in this week, according to sector analysis provided by data tracker Tracxn. Our latest funding roundup compiles seed and late stage investments in firms engaged in e-commerce enablement, self-drive car rentals, B2B listings, and pre-owned fashion. Yana Mobile personal assistant app Yana has reportedly raised an undisclosed amount of seed round funding ... Read More »

Colgate Extends Restructuring Programme, to Cut More Jobs

Colgate-Palmolive Co said on Thursday it would cut more jobs under an extended restructuring programme as the world’s largest toothpaste maker grapples with tough macro-economic conditions, including a strong dollar. The programme, now expected to end in December 2017, will result in the reduction of 3,300 to 3,800 positions globally. Colgate, had earlier said it expected to complete the programme ... Read More »

Chrome 49 for Android and iOS Brings Revamped Bookmark Interface, More

In addition to Android N Developer Preview, Google has started rolling out the stable version of Chrome v49 to Android and iOS as well. The update as usual brings new features. The search giant last week released Chrome 49 for OS X, Windows, and Linux. On Android, the Google Chrome 49.0.2623.91 improves background sync with the Background Sync API. The ... Read More »

Nexus 6P Update Brings Performance Improvements and More

Soon after Nexus 5X received a performance update, Google has rolled out a similar update for the Nexus 6P. The new update for the Huawei Google Nexus 6P deals with performance issues apart from bringing other minor improvements. Google confirmed the new update in a Reddit post and said, “The fixes for this build are similar to the ones mentioned ... Read More »

Google Photos for iOS Gets Support for Live Photos, Split View, and More

Google has consistently been rolling out updates and new features for its Google Photos application to increase its user base. It hasn’t only been focusing on its Android platform, but also on a rival mobile operating system – iOS. The company has this time rolled out an update for Google Photos for iOS with a feature exclusive to Apple iPhone ... Read More »