Flickr To Undergo Design Change – Photos To Be Bigger

Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has turned tides around for the company, well at least the once internet giant saw upward revenues for the first time in years under her leadership. The redesigning process that ensued under her has spread to all the Yahoo services and apps gradually. Flickr is one of them. The current redesign is aimed at ease of access and visibility. The images that go on the website...
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Microsoft Introduces Data Cap Friendly Instant Previews To IE11

Microsoft Inc. the company that runs Google rival Bing Search has fortified the portal with a new and optimized Pre–Render Feature. What appeared to be Klout Profile Highlighting tool, has been extended to include all types of searches. Tweaked to work in the best possible manner primarily on the company’s latest iteration of the oldest web–browser, Internet Explorer (IE), the ‘Instant Preview’...
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Amazon And HTC In A Smartphone Collaboration

As Blackberry and Nokia make it clear that they are in troubled waters by initiating a sell-out, HTC is still one of those companies that can salvage what is left of their hardware business. Tough times call for strict measures and in a move that might bring in some credibility and business to the company, HTC is going to collaborate with Amazon as it is going through a rough patch right now. Amazon...
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Social Discovery Platform Wishberg Raises Funds From India Quotient

Early stage venture capital firm Indian Quotient (IQ), started by former Seedfund Executive Director Anand Lunia, has invested in Social Discovery and Wishlist portal Wishberg. Though the quantum of investment hasn’t been officially announced, the funds will be utilized to scale up operations and develop new and innovative add-ons to the existing products and services. In our earlier coverage about...
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Enterprise Data Protection Agency Druva Secures $25Mn Series C Funding From Multiple VC Firms

Pune based Enterprise Data Protection and Security Agency Druva has raised its highest funding of US$ 25 Million in Series C. While earlier investors Sequoia Capital and Nexus Venture Partners chose to invest in a follow–on manner, a new investor, Tenaya Capital has come forth. The new funding will augment continued R&D, expand global sales and marketing, and will prove vital in the expansion...
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Can The GDR3 Update Boost Windows Phone Adoption?

As reported yesterday, the Windows Phone OS will soon be upgraded with an Update. Christened by many names, the GDR3 or General Distribution Release 3 update, is also known unofficially as Lumia bittersweet shimmer for Nokia Lumia smartphones. Some of the major features in the update include Rotation Lock, Support for Larger Screens with 1080p Resolution, Custom Ringtone Possibilities and Driving...
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The Next Big Thing: Gesture Control

Any significantly advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Imagine things turning off and on at the wave of a hand, phones obeying your command as you move your fingers in the air, or just operating an everyday toaster with a flick of your wrist. All this is going to be possible with “gesture control” technologies that are being developed at the major design centers of the world. Hardware...
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Cash Strapped MTNL To Splurge Rs. 400 Crores On Augmenting Its 3G Network

State run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) is planning to spend Rs. 400 Crores (US$ 62.5 Million) to augment its 3G Network and upgrade 2G Network as well. The telecom company will soon commission work to upgrade its existing 3G Network as well as 2G Network, shared A K Garg, Chairman and Managing Director MTNL, “We have floated tender for enhancing 2G and 3G coverage in National Capital Region....
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FDCI Rolls Out StyleStack Android App For Fashion Busines

With an aim to bring buyers, designers and fashion curators on the same platform, The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) has introduced a mobile application. Dubbed as ‘Style Stack’, the app enables users to get in touch with the latest trends in the fashion world. Available on Android platform as a free download, FDCI announced that the app will soon land on other platforms as...
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Microsoft Teams Up With Klout To Add Snapshots In Bing Search Results

In a bid to help people manage their online presence, Microsoft’s Bing has joined hands with Klout to create Bing Personal Snapshots. For those who are unaware of Klout, it is a website and mobile app that uses social media analytics to rank its users according to online social influence via the “Klout Score”, which is a numerical value between 1 and 100. It has become a much more...
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