Brands have realized that social networks offer an opportunity to interact directly with the consumers. Beyond just trying to interact with a tweet, often a more direct road to social success is to engage with customers more comprehensively in other locations – and social listening shows you the way.
Rocket Internet backed Tripda, an online ride sharing marketplace that connects people who need a ride to drivers who have empty seats in their cars, is entering India.
According to Google’s annual online shopping growth trends report released on Thrusday, done in a collaboration with Forrester Research, India will have 100 million online shoppers including 40 million women, by 2016.
Chinese smartphone and telecommunication equipment manufacturer Huawei will launch a joint innovation program with Singapore telecommunications and multimedia company, SingTel to develop 5G technology.
On Thursday, Mozilla Corporation, maker of Firefox browser has signed a five-year strategic partnership with Yahoo that makes Yahoo the default search experience for Firefox in the United States on mobile and desktop.
Apple has geared up for another battle against Google, as it has started selling its Ecobee3 smart Wi-Fi thermostat with a price of USD 249 on Amazon.
US based on-demand car service, Uber has launched a new low-cost service for India called Uber Go. This new offering is sure to compete Ola, TaxiForSure and even auto rickshaws in most parts of the country.This is expected to be rolled out across 10 Indian cities and will be 15-20% cheaper than its UberX line.
Google has revealed a machine-learning system that can automatically create captions after recognizing the content in images, by using Natural Language Processing (NLP).
LittleBits Electronics, a company aiming to democratize hardware, on Tuesday announced the launch of the IoT enabled Smart Home Kit, to turn any home into smart home.
California-based biotech firm, Organovo on Tuesday announced the launch of 3D printed liver tissue for pre-clinical drug discovery testing.
Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone has launched a new app ‘Super‘ for Android and iOS devices that allows users to share pictures, thoughts, ideas, statements and recommendations with friends as well as social networking sites Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.
Facebook seems to be focusing on mobility more than ever. First Social Network, then Messenger, Paper, Slingshot, Mentions and so on.
Nokia is back in devices businesses after selling off its mobile handset business to Microsoft for USD 7.2 billion. The company has now launched an Android N1 tablet supporting Android Lollipop for an estimated price of USD 249.
Following on the lines of Google, Microsoft and LinkedIn, Facebook is extending its network from social to professional world.
On Friday, Google came out with a Doodle on the occasion of Children’s Day that is celebrated on November 14 every year. It marks the birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, and today ‘s colorful doodle marks the late PM’s 125th birth anniversary.
RBI mandated 2-step verification for cashless payments last October, due to which cab service provider Uber got into a bit of fix since it allows automatic deduction of transaction amount from a user’s credit card after a ride gets over.
Google’s Messenger app which was announced by the company last month, is now available on Play Store, to send and receive SMS and MMS messages to any phone.
After releasing experimental builds of Firefox with support for the Oculus Rift in June, on Wednesday Mozilla launched a virtual reality website- MozVR.com to show off the virtual reality capabilities of the web.
To add to the global efforts of fighting against Ebola, both Google and Facebook are doing their bit by donating to charitable organisations and encouraging their users to do the same.
Google has now taken a further step forward in healthcare technology. With an aim to explore genetic variation interactively, Google has made a Google Drive to store genomes called ’Google Genomics‘.