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What makes AI-powered Boltt an instant hit on the App Store?

By : CIOL Writers

Within a week of its launch, healthcare and fitness related app, Boltt featured as the “App of the Week” on iOS with 8th ranking on the Indian App Store. The AI-powered app from Indian fitness technology brand Boltt has only been launched on iOS

Google adds voice search for 8 new Indian languages

By : CIOL Writers

Google has added voice search capability for eight additional Indian languages including Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil to help native speakers of these languages search for content online by simply speaking into their phones. The language support feature will be part

ABHED: An app to assist police in criminal investigation & missing persons’ search?

By : CIOL Writers

Thanks to technology, now policers officers can use AI to expedite the criminal investigation. Gurgaon-based Artificial Intelligence startup, Staqu, has launched first-of-its-kind proprietary criminal registration and search app, ABHED (Artificial Intelligence Based Human Efface Detection). The ABHED app will enable

Samsung launches Wemogee app to help people with speech disorders

By : CIOL Writers

For many mobile phone users, emoji is a fun trick that gives a yellow ball face to expressions and also saves time consumed in typing. This feature, interestingly, could also unlock a new method of online conversation for people who

Microsoft retiring Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft would soon be shutting down popular to-do list app, Wunderlist that it acquired two years ago. The company has announced a new application “To-Do”, built by the same team that’s behind Wunderlist and which would eventually replace Wunderlist: “Once we

Microsoft launches fun camera app, Sprinkles with AI prowess

By : CIOL Writers

If you are bored with the same old Snapchat filters (considering the same filters are now available on Facebook and Instagram), then Microsoft brings you a new fun ‘camera’ app, Sprinkles, powered by machine learning. Though Microsoft’s Sprinkles, available only for

Jhakaas, mobile app to create online presence raises 1cr

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to develop integrated IT solutions and enhance merchant awareness, Jhakaas Technologies, a technology-driven platform that enables local businesses to create online presence, raised a capital of 1 crore in its first quarter of business. The fund raised

Microsoft ups its ante, launches Skype Lite for India

Thomas George On his three-day visit to India, Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, has made a series of announcements and one of the  biggest one made at the Future Decoded conference today is the launch of ‘Skype Lite’,

Yahoo launches two new features on its mail app

By : CIOL Writers

Despite various data breaches, delayed acquisition and a plethora of other difficulties facing Yahoo, the company is still trying to make it to the users by launching new features. Yahoo is rolling out new features on its Yahoo Mail app:

Twitter to rebrand Vine as a stand-alone camera app

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter’s decision to kill Vine drew flak from all corners but looks like, wisdom has prevailed in the end and the micro-blogging site has finally decided to let its prominent source of content consumption stay as an app shutting down

Microsoft’s new translator app translates conversations in real time

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced a new personal universal translator that can translate in-person conversations in real time. The updated Translator app allows two or more people to communicate in different languages face to face using their own preferred language on their

Now you can book Uber without downloading the app: Dial an Uber

By : CIOL Writers

Uber has announced the expansion of ‘Dial an Uber‘ to all 29 cities where Uber currently operates in India. The new feature allows users to request an UberGO cab from a mobile phone browser. This means you can book a

Paytm withdraws its in-app POS feature over security concerns

By : CIOL Writers

Just after a day of launching its in-app point-of-sale feature, Paytm has withdrawn the feature following security concerns raised by payment networks Visa and Mastercard. “Based on some suggestions from the industry, we have decided to add additional certifications and

CurrencyKart launches its much-awaited mobile forex booking app

By : CIOL Writers

CurrencyKart, an online marketplace for foreign exchange solutions has launched its much awaited mobile forex booking application that provides consumers with the ease of instantly meeting all their forex requirements in just a few clicks on their smartphones. The customer-friendly

Etihad Airways extends its digital reach with its new Android app

By : CIOL Writers

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched an Android app to enable users to manage their journeys with even greater ease. The new Etihad Airways app, which is available now to download via the Google Play Store

OLX revamped app boasts safer and social user-experience

By : CIOL Writers

OLX, the consumer classifieds in India, has launched its revamped app to increase the penetration of online classifieds across regions, age groups, and categories. The company also launched a series of industry-first, tech-led changes with the new app. The app

IoT startup LetsTrack launches app in India to improve users safety and security

By : CIOL Writers

UK-based LetsTrack announced the launch of its intuitive app and device combination in India to help users in improving safety & security. Launched primarily for B2C and B2B consumption, LetsTrack provides quality information in forms of push notifications or reports

Grofers moves over from app-only model, launches website to boost user base

By : CIOL Writers

Gurgaon-based online grocery delivery startup, Grofers has decided to extend its services from app to browser which means that Grofers is no longer an app-­only service. Users can now log on to grofers.com and get household items delivered to their

How digital innovation will impact IT organizations and users in 2017 and beyond

MUMBAI, INDIA: Gartner today revealed its top predictions for 2017 and beyond- taking into account the three fundamental effects of continued digital innovation such as experience and engagement, business innovation, and the secondary effects that result from increased digital capabilities. “Gartner’s top

Entrepreneurs get their own version of Tinder in GoDaddy’s Flare

BANGALORE, INDIA: GoDaddy has launched a community-based app, called Flare to help entrepreneurs in bringing their business ideas to life. Flare enables people to share ideas and get guidance from friends, fellow entrepreneurs, and experts in a fun and collaborative way,