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  • Live: Samsung Galaxy S5 launched in India, priced between Rs 51,000 to 53,000 and to be available from April 11

    Samsung will launch its flagship phone in a few minutes. The press conference is being held in Delhi and was scheduled for 12pm today. Besides the Galaxy phones, Gear fit products are being launched. GalaxyS5 will be available starting April 11. Samsung Galaxy S5 to be priced between Rs 51,000 to...

    Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 11:35am
  • Justice for Dhaval Lodaya protest reaches CST station in Mumbai

    The family and friends of a victim of train derailment accident and subsequent delayed hospitalisation, Dhaval Lodaya took to the streets, trains, Ghatkopar and CST stations to protest and send out a message today. Their campaign titled, ‘Justice for Dhaval Lodaya’ says that Lodaya lost his life...

    Monday, 24 March 2014 - 12:39pm
  • Epic Mewar Ramayana's digital version is now available online

    The Mewar Ramayana, considered to be one of the most beautiful illustrated manuscripts in the world is now available online thanks to a partnership between the British Library and CSMVS Museum of Mumbai. The lavish manuscript which was created by several artists was commissioned by Rana Jagat Singh...

    Saturday, 22 March 2014 - 5:00pm
  • Mumbai WordPress bloggers and developers to hold WordCamp in city

    The event that will be held on March 15 and 16 will allow WordPress users to meet and learn a few things at day-long sessions. We interviewed one of the organisers, Aditya Kane and here's what he had to say:

    Friday, 14 March 2014 - 5:06pm
  • Phone leaker, evleaks launches India fan edition evleaksIN on Twitter

    Evan Nelson Blass known as @evleaks on Twitter is a popular editor famous for releasing images and details about the latest phones before they are actually released by the companies themselves.  Today the popular phone leaker announced that there would be an Indian edition of the account with the...

    Saturday, 8 March 2014 - 10:57am
  • Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar selfie is the most retweeted tweet in the history of Twitter

    Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar selfie gets 7 lakh RTs in less than 40 minutes and 1 million RTs in an hour. The tweet has broken records for the most RTs in the history of micro-blogging on the Internet.

    Monday, 3 March 2014 - 9:14am
  • Feminist group wants Google to correct the imbalance in their doodles

    "We like Google Doodles a lot, but we couldn’t help but notice that, like a lot of other places where we learn history, they felt a little…male. And white." That's what those heading a 'girl-fueled activist movement to demand an end to the sexualization of women and girls in media' felt.  So the...

    Saturday, 1 March 2014 - 3:49pm
  • Indian entrepreneur launches fitness band GoQii, backed by Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit Nene

    Indian entrepreneur, Vishal Gondal who sold his last startup Indiagames to Disney for around $100mn announced his latest venture, a wearable fitness band called GoQii (pronounced Go-Key). The startup has an impressive list of investors from Silicon Valley which includes Steve Luczo - Seagate...

    Friday, 28 February 2014 - 8:19am
  • Review: Sony Vaio Flip 13

    Sony may sold off its PC division Vaio to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) and it remains to be seen what shape the aspirational brand will take in the hands of its new owners. But for now, let's take a look at one of the last Vaio's that left in Sony's stable, the Vaio Flip. The Sony Vaio Flip 13...

    Monday, 24 February 2014 - 9:07am
  • Messaging apps are an industry now: Anubhav Nayyar of Viber India

    Last week, internet messaging and VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calling service application, Viber was acquired for $900 million by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc, controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani. The app, popular for its "free calling" service, was started by Israeli...

    Friday, 21 February 2014 - 6:00am