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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 »

Samsung Delays Releasing Galaxy S6 RAM Fix and Support for RAW Photography

It was earlier anticipated that Samsung will roll out much-awaited support for RAW photography with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop release. However, it turns out that Sammy isn’t going to shower any more affection to the very latest and popular Galaxy S6 duo. The Android 5.1.1 update that was rolled out for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones didn’t include support ... Read More »

Cellphone Data Can Help Track Real-Time Unemployment Levels: Study

  Cellphone data can detect unemployment levels in real-time because people’s communications patterns change when they are not working, according to a new study co-authored by MIT researchers. Using a plant closing in Europe as the basis for their study, the researchers found that in the months following layoffs, the total number of calls made by laid-off individuals dropped by ... Read More »

‘India to Have 1.4 Billion Mobile Subscriptions by 2020’

  The number of mobile subscriptions in the country is expected to increase to 1.4 billion by 2020, against 970 million in 2014, driven by rise in affordable devices and services, according to a report by telecom equipment maker Ericsson. The India appendix of the Ericsson Mobility Report, released on Tuesday, shows key trends and forecasts on mobile traffic, subscriptions, ... Read More »

Torchlight Mobile to Launch for Android and iOS This Year

The popular Torchlight series of action RPG games is going to get an instalment on mobile this year. Perfect World Entertainment, the maker and publisher of innumerable RPG games, will be publishing the game, while Fedeen Games will be developing it. Runic Games, the makers of the Torchlight and Torchlight II, doesn’t seem to have much hand in it.For now, ... Read More »

Unlimited Night Calling Spurs Demand for BSNL’s Forgotten Landlines

The nation-wide unlimited night calls from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) landlines since May 1 has spurred interest for its traditional wired telephones. “In the last two months we have seen growth of 30 percent in registration for new connection compared to April 2015,” BSNL GM (Calcutta Telephones) responsible for fixed lines, K C Ghosh said. He said demand for ... Read More »

‘India to Have 1.4 Billion Mobile Subscriptions by 2020’

The number of mobile subscriptions in the country is expected to increase to 1.4 billion by 2020, against 970 million in 2014, driven by rise in affordable devices and services, according to a report by telecom equipment maker Ericsson.The India appendix of the Ericsson Mobility Report, released on Tuesday, shows key trends and forecasts on mobile traffic, subscriptions, consumer behaviour ... Read More »

Electronics Manufacturing Proposals Worth Rs. 65,000 Crores Received: Prasad

Government has received proposals worth Rs. 65,000 crores for electronics manufacturing in the country, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.”In principal approval has been given to 21 electronics manufacturing clusters. Almost Rs. 65,000 crores worth proposals have been received under MSIPS and Rs. 9,000 crores of which have been approved,” Prasad said while speaking at an event here. ... Read More »