Firstpost Launches Firstbiz To Cover Business News Better has decided to launch a special portal just for the Business News. This new website is called Firstbiz.comAfter being into existence for nearly 3 years, multi–segment News Portal Firstpost has decided that a dedicated Business News and associated views site is required to better cover the Economics and Business related news in the Indian region. Accordingly, Firstbiz will attempt...
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Facebook Takes A Leaf From Twitter, Rolls Out Trending Topics

Facebook has finally rolled out Trending Topics feature after the initial announcement in September last year. The big blue social network has launched this feature in the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, and Australia. Users from these countries will begin seeing the new Trending box on the top right side of the homepage.Users’ Trending lists will be personalized based on their interests, in addition...
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Facebook Might Launch Its Mobile News Reader This Month

After Google pulled the plug on Google Reader, many start-ups and established companies have rushed in to fill the space. While many are just standalone feed aggregators, Facebook is rumored to be building its own reader which could aggregate content and news from the web.According to this post on Re/Code, the social network is putting the finishing touches on its news reader which is being built...
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Yahoo Forays Into Digital Media With NewsDigest For iOS, Also Launches Two Digital Magazines

Yahoo has rolled out NewsDigest app that enables users to stay updated about latest news and happenings around the world. The app is available only on iOS platform right now and is compatible for iPhone and iPod Touch.Yahoo News Digest provides two daily summaries, one in the morning, and one in the evening. The concept summarizes the top news you need to know, but pulls content from multiple sources,...
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TrueCaller Denies Funding From Sequoia Capital India

Sweden-based TrueCaller had apparently concluded a ‘significant’ funding round led by Sequoia Capital India. But the company has denied the same.Internet based telephone and mobile database aggregator TrueCaller, has had a roller-coaster journey in the last year, but its India centric activities have been overall positive. After successfully developing a deeper integrative relationship with micro-blogging...
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India Proves An Eager Market For Wearable Tech: Accenture Survey

A recently conducted survey by Research Firm Accenture has put forth an interesting aspiration found in Indians regarding Wearable Technology.According to Accenture’s Digital Consumer Tech Survey 2014, India is set to become the next super-market for wearable technologies like smart-watches, fitness monitors and other similar gadgets that can be either worn discreetly or which can be flashed as...
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Truecaller Partners With Twitter In India; Allows Users To Look Up Twitter IDs And Tweet

Truecaller, the phone number database app which has been quite popular in India, has announced that it has partnered with Twitter in the country. This partnership will allow Truecaller’s users to send tweets to contacts that are identified by the app. Another advantage of this announcement is that Indian users will be able to find out Twitter users more easily, if they have listed their Twitter details...
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Flipboard Grabs Another $50M In Series C Funding, Hits 100M User Milestone

With an aim to increase its workforce, Flipboard has secured $50M in series C funding from Rizvi Traverse Management and Goldman Sachs along with existing investors viz, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, Index Ventures, and Insight Venture Partners. The social reading app had previously raised $50M from same investors in September this year. Flipboard’s latest round of funding now brings...
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Google Revamps News Mobile For Android And iOS With New Design, UI And More

Google News mobile web app for Android and iOS has undergone a makeover with a bunch of new features and design. The latest update makes it easier for users to browser the feed at as well as keep track of individual stories. Refreshed Google News will boast of a card-like design which might remind you of other mobile apps from Google.It offers three new customized settings which...
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Google Rolls Out Play Newsstand App For Android, Merges Currents And Play Magazine

Google has launched a standalone Newsstand App for Android. The internet giant has combined Google Currents App and Play Magazines for the same. The Play Newsstand will provide access to digital versions of worldwide popular print magazines, along with content from across the web on various subjects ranging from sports to entertainment. It currently features about 1,900 free and paid publications...
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