Posts From Riddhi Sharma

Reliance integrates Saavn and Jio Music to create $1bn entity

By : Riddhi Sharma

Reliance Industries Limited (“RIL”) today announced the integration of Saavn with its digital music service, JioMusic. This combined entity is now valued at over US$1 billion, with JioMusic’s implied valuation at US$ 670 million. “The investment and combination of our

Meet Arya, world’s first ‘Chai’ making robot

By : Riddhi Sharma

If you are a tea lover, you know making the perfect cup of tea is not everybody’s cup of tea. There can not be any compromise on taste or quality. But, often we as humans err and not every cup

Qualcomm joins hands with Microsoft, and AMD to power Always Connected PCs

USA: At the second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, mobile chip maker Qualcomm has announced a partnership with Microsoft to bring the Windows 10 OS to Snapdragon ARM processors which are found in smartphones generally. AMD also made a surprise guest

World’s largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin soars above $12,000

By : Riddhi Sharma

There seems to be no stopping for the world’s largest cryptocurrency, by market value, Bitcoin. It has now surpassed $12,000 and hit a new all-time high. It is surprising to see the surge in its value from $1,000 at the

Amagi launches CloudPort, cloud-based channel playout platform in the US

By : Riddhi Sharma

Amagi, a leader in cloud-based channel playout announced its U.S. launch, making the company’s CloudPort platform available immediately to the US. television broadcasters as well as digital OTT (over-the-top) channels. The company is already working with international names like Vice

Talk to your new Google Assistant for the Jio feature phone in Hindi

By : Riddhi Sharma

Adding one more feather to the already high-in-demand Jio feature phone, Google has officially rolled out its Google Assistant for this Reliance JioPhone. As a matter of fact, this is going to be first ever feature phone to have the

Google Maps ‘two-wheeler mode’ launched for India

By : Riddhi Sharma

Google maps has definitely changed the way we travel and it has now come up with another very interesting feature just for India. In the #GoogleForIndia event it officially launched the ‘Two Wheeler Mode’ in Google Maps. India is the

Twitter trends confirm WhatsApp is down in India and other regions

By : Riddhi Sharma

People in different parts of the world including India are complaining about failed WhatsApp services. As always #whatsappdown was trending on Twitter and users across the world were confirming the problems. However, there were no confirm announcements from the WhatsApp’s

You may now store your passwords in your shirt using ‘smart’ fabric

By : Riddhi Sharma

Storing passwords and data is always a very cumbersome task. We have come a long way from finger print to face recognitions. How about you having the ease to store your data and passwords in your shirt’s cuff or tie?

Google encourages kids to be problem solvers with ‘Code to Learn’ contest

By : Riddhi Sharma

“Love playing games on your phone? Love to video chat with your loved ones? Look around you and you’d be surprised Everything you love has some form of coding behind it”- that is how Google India describes the contest ‘Code

‘Data literacy’ can separate signal from noise

By : Riddhi Sharma

An IDC report states that by the year 2020, there will be four times more digital data than all of the grains of sand on earth. While, a McKinsey report states that about 90 percent of the digital data ever

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2017: Consumers are winning the India Internet race

By : Riddhi Sharma

Mary Meeker’s Internet trends report is the most sought after slide deck in Silicon Valley. This year her slide deck included a total of 355 slides with a special section on India which says, INDIA INTERNET = COMPETITION CONTINUES TO

WhatsApp groups allow students to express themselves better: Study

By : Riddhi Sharma

In this digital era blackboards have been replaced by projector screens and now classrooms might be replaced by WhatsApp groups. A recent study entails that WhatsApp actually provides a more intimate forum than school for youths to communicate and openly

Google leading race for acquiring AI followed by Apple, Intel & Facebook

By : Riddhi Sharma

If you are a tech aficionado you would know that Artificial Intelligence, or AI as we know it, is a buzz word in the industry. Every other day we hear of one or the other AI startup acquisition by tech

Can you imagine a ‘phone cover’ that makes you coffee?

By : Riddhi Sharma

It is Monday morning and you need a cup of coffee to start the day. Suddenly, getting off the bed and reaching out for the coffee machine sounds like a humongous task. What if we told you that you don’t

Are mobile apps the next BIG thing for Bollywood celeb fan engagement?

By : Riddhi Sharma

Ever since Disciple Media launched Sonam Kapoor’s app last year, Bollywood celebrities have been entering the world of ‘personalised’ mobile apps one after another. Everyone from Sunny Leone to Remo Desouza has joined the ranks of this app brigade. Latest

Reliance Jio says Ookla results are misleading

By : Riddhi Sharma

The Airtel vs. Reliance Jio speed test war takes another turn. While both the parties have not once changed their stands. Reliance Jio continues to question Ookla’s Speedtest methods. Including their claims that Ookla is not recognised by either TRAI

Google rolling out ‘instant tethering’ feature

By : Riddhi Sharma

It is always too much hard work when you try to make your Google device a ‘hotspot.’ Not only is the process tedious, but also a bit complicated. Hence, to ease the process of tethering a mobile hotspot, Google has

What’s happening to the health of the Internet?

By : Riddhi Sharma

Mozilla has launched a new “health report” on the ‘internet’ about what’s helping (and what’s hurting) the largest global resource. It urges digital netizens to help save the internet. Mark Surman, executive director of the Mozilla Foundation says, “like the

Former Tiger Global exec Kalyan Krishnamurthy is the new CEO of Flipkart

In a rapid string of events Former Tiger Global executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy is the new Flipkart CEO. While, Binny Bansal, who took over chief executive exactly one year ago, now moves to the role of Group CEO. This being a