• Gadgets
    Spotify Plans to Launch Music Streaming Service in India, Japan

    Spotify may have plans to launch its music streaming service in India and Japan. According to a report,Spotify is looking into further expanding its presence in Asia. The company’s decision comes less than a year after its rival Apple launched Apple Music, which is available in a number of Asian countries. The world’s most popular […]

  • Computing
    Apple to Launch 13-Inch, 15-Inch MacBook Models This Year

    Apple may have plans to refresh its MacBook lineup as soon as the second quarter of this year (April-June). According to a new report, the Cupertino-based company plans to launch new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook models. According to a report on DigiTimes, the supposed forthcoming 13-inch MacBook and 15-inch MacBook will offer a similar design […]

  • Science Updates
    Scientists Discover ‘Outrageously Luminous’ Galaxies

    Astronomers have observed the most luminous galaxies ever seen in the universe — objects so bright that descriptors such as “ultra” and “hyper-luminous” don’t even come close. According to lead author Kevin Harrington from University of Massachusetts Amherst, they are calling them “outrageously luminous” because there is no scientific term to apply. The team used […]

  • Science Updates
    New Model Could Help Determine Age of Stars Precisely

    By looking at the physics behind the speeding up or slowing down of a stars rotation, its x-ray activity, and magnetic field generation, researchers have developed a new conceptual framework for understanding how stars similar to our Sun evolve. The work could “ultimately help to determine the age of stars more precisely than is currently […]

  • Internet
    Agartala Becomes India’s Third Internet Gateway

    Agartala on Wednesday became India’s third Internet gateway after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladeshi Premier Sheikh Hasina inaugurated an Internet connectivity project between the two South Asian neighbours. “Leasing of international bandwidth for Internet at Akhaura to Agartala will allow people of Tripura to avail more reliable net connectivity,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas […]

  • Internet
    Sri Lanka Gets Google Street View Imagery

    Internet giant Google on Tuesday announced that its popular Street View feature for Sri Lanka is active and available on Google Maps. The launch brings the total number of countries where Street View is available to 76. “We are delighted to bring imagery of Sri Lanka to Street View on Google Maps” said Helena Lersch, […]

  • Software
    Google Photos Can Now Make Vacation Albums for You

    You may know plenty of people who like sharing the photos they took during their recent vacation and trips on social media. But even the biggest social aficionados find it a jarring task to curate these photos. Luckily for them, Google has come to the rescue. Google says that its Google Photos service will now […]

  • Internet
    Infibeam’s $80 Million IPO Fully Subscribed

    Indian online retailer Infibeam Incorporation’s $80 million initial public offering (IPO) attracted thin demand from institutional investors, just selling the total number of shares on offer in the country’s first e-commerce listing. The company, which makes money through its e-commerce portal and also license technology for bricks-and-mortar chains to set up their own sales websites, […]

  • Software
    An IoT Hardware Startup, Mobile Tutoring Platform, and More

    Our latest funding roundup compiles early and late stage investments in India’s startup ecosystem, covering investments in robotics, healthcare, e-commerce, budget hotel accommodations, and is notable for two huge funding events in the EdTech and grocery delivery space. Smartron India IoT startup Smartron India announced Tuesday that it had received an undisclosed sum of funding […]

  • Gadgets
    LG Watch Urbane 2 Up For Pre-order At AT&T, Again

    The LG Watch Urbane 2 launched at the end of last year, although LG cancelled the device launch due tohardware issues. It looks like LG has now fixed the hardware issues on the LG Watch Urbane 2 as the device is now available to pre-order from AT&T again. The smartwatch comes with a 1.38 inch […]