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Google teams up with orchestras to target classical music

    Google teamed up with five leading orchestras Monday in a bid to draw more classical music lovers to digital music as the streaming sector booms. Dubbed Classical Live, the initiative will offer exclusive recordings through the Internet giant`s Google Play service from orchestras including the New York Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestra. Also involved are the Boston Symphony ... Read More »

Social media users in India reach 143 million in April

New Delhi: Social media users in the country reached 143 million by April with rapid uptake seen in rural India where user base grew by 100 per cent in last one year to 25 million. The revelations come in a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India and IMRB International. “There are 143 million social media users in India ... Read More »

Holiday tech: 5 travel gadgets you should not leave home without, from cameras to e-books

Holiday reading … Amazon’s latest Kindle, the Voyage, boost the screen resolution and adds a new way to turn pages.Source: Supplied GETTING away on holiday does not necessarily mean leaving technology behind. Holiday-makers should be careful about the technology they do choose, however. Some can deliver entire libraries in a tiny form, capture faraway photos straight out of your pocket, ... Read More »

Facebook Could Suggest Status Update Topics

Looks like Facebook wants the users to keep updating their status very frequently. And if you are at a loss of ideas about your next update, worry not – Facebook would suggest the topic.In a new Facebook feature test, some users are seeing “Suggested Topics” appear in their status update boxes, SociaTimes reported. “After commenting on a friend’s post about ... Read More »

Amazon Opens Fulfilment Centre in Punjab

Amazon Seller Services (ASSPL) today announced the opening of a fulfilment centre in Doraha on the outskirts of Ludhiana.The centre, spread over 50,000 square feet, is Amazon India’s first fulfilment centre in Punjab, the company said in a statement. Amazon.in now has 12 fulfilment centres operational across nine states in the country covering a total of over one million square ... Read More »

DuckDuckGo Traffic Grew 600 Percent Since NSA Revelations, Says CEO

Privacy oriented search engine DuckDuckGo has been growing exponentially since it became one of the default search options on iOS 8 and a pre-installed search enginein Mozilla Firefox. DuckDuckGo’s traffic page shows how many search queries the search engine receives every day, with a graph marking key events in the company’s nearly seven-year history. According to the graph, Edward Snowden’s ... Read More »

Microsoft Launches ‘Online Store’ on Snapdeal

Microsoft has launched a branded online store with e-commerce major Snapdeal, which will include the “full range” of US-based company’s products, including phones, tablets, PCs and software. To be noted however is that Microsoft is not selling its Xbox One or Xbox 360 consoles on the store. Amazon India will still exclusively retail theXbox One in the country.”We are pleased ... Read More »

The new Zomato for healthcare is helping people figure their way out of the medical maze

The Indian healthcare segment has been growing steadily in the past decade. The introduction of technology-based services has helped increase transparency for people. It has also improved the consistency of available information. Mumbai-based PSTakeCare is one such healthcare initiative. It offers information on doctors and hospitals in the user’s vicinity and allows them to book appointments accordingly. The information available ... Read More »

How data can boost your ecommerce business

The Southeast Asia region is now witnessing a massive penetration of internet services. With over 648 million of citizens, 35% of increase in smartphone usage and up to 1.5% of e-commerce annual growth, online retailers, business start-ups and investors can start tapping into new market opportunities and finding ways to fulfilling the demand of the ever-increasing Asian online shoppers. On ... Read More »