• Practo Partners Microsoft to Let Users Make Doctor Appointments in Bing Search Results

    Practo and Microsoft have partnered to improve Bing search results when it comes to searching for doctors online. The healthcare platform claims that the “collaboration will enable an easier and effective search for people looking for right medical advice.” Practo’s integration into Bing search brings the ability to book appointments, see reviews, and order lab […]

  • Government Tweaks Startup Definition, Benefits to Now Flow for 7 Years

    The government has introduced minor changes to the startup definition, saying a business not older than seven years will now qualify for benefits under the Startup India Action Plan. So far, only companies up to five years from the date of incorporation were eligible for concessions under the plan announced last year. As per the […]

  • Google Search Gets a Personal Tab, Shows Content From Private Sources

    Aiming to help people find what they are looking for, Google has added a “Personal” tab in search results to show content from private sources like Gmail account and Google Photos library. “The Personal tab works similarly to the way the existing Maps, News, or Images tabs work – instead of showing you a search […]

  • Chipotle Says Hackers Hit Most Restaurants in Data Breach

    Hackers used malware to steal customer payment data from most of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc’s restaurants over a span of three weeks, the company said on Friday, adding to woes at the chain whose sales had just started recovering from a string of food safety lapses in 2015. Chipotle said it did not know how […]

  • AmazonFresh Pickup Kiosks Opened in Seattle to Rival Wal-Mart

    Amazon.com opened two grocery pickup kiosks in Seattle, part of its latest effort to enter the $800 billion (roughly Rs. 51,65,000 crores) grocery market and compete with “click and collect” shopping options from big box competitors like Wal-Mart Stores. The “AmazonFresh Pickup” spots let shoppers buy groceries online and pick them up in as little […]

  • Google Play Music Offering 120-Day Free Subscription to New Subscribers

    Google is offering a four-month free subscription on its music streaming service Google Play Music for new subscribers, allowing users to scan up to 50,000 songs from their music library. Typically, Google offers a 90-day free trial when a user signs up, but the offer has been extended by one month, AndroidPolice reported on Friday. […]

  • Asus Blue Cave Router Launched at Computex 2017

    Asus has launched a new router at Computex 2017 called the Blue Cave. If you’re wondering why it’s called so, that’s because there’s a blue-coloured hole in the middle, shaped a bit like a vortex. There are no ugly antennas here, with the Asus Blue Cave aiming to be pleasing to the eyes. The antenna […]

  • Microsoft Reveals Plans to Store Data in DNA

    Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company’s computer architects have revealed. Microsoft expects to have an operational storage system using DNA within a data centre by the end of the decade, according to a report in MIT Technology Review. Currently, one of the […]

  • Google Helps Communicate Japan’s Craftsmanship to the World

    A collaboration between US company Google Inc. and university students in Kyoto has created a website to introduce Japan’s craftworks to the world. The website (g.co/madeinjapan) currently features about 140 traditional craftwork items from the nation’s 47 prefectures in Japanese and English. The list includes Nishijin brocade from Kyoto Prefecture and Arita porcelain ware from […]

  • China to Launch Cyber-Security Law Despite Concerns

    China will implement a controversial cyber-security law Thursday despite concerns from foreign firms worried about its impact on their ability to do business in the world’s second largest economy. Passed last November, the law is largely aimed at protecting China’s networks and private user information at a time when the recent WannaCry ransomware attack showed […]