Funding roundup: Scripbox, Koovs, Meru Cabs, Razorpay and more

Here’s a round up of some interesting deals happened in the startup space throughout the second half of this week: EFRAC: Mauritius-based PE firm Mandala Capital has invested $10 million in Kolkata-based food testing lab EFRAC. The PE firm has

Hooray! Sarabhai vs Sarabhai to return as web series

By : CIOL Writers

In this age of TV series that sound more of buffoonery than story-telling, the news that the Sarabhai family will visit us once more comes as a joyous relief. Set aside all those nagins, and makkhis, and wolves of TV

Google plans to bring Virtual Reality feature to Chrome browser

By : CIOL Writers

After smartphones and wearable technology, Virtual Reality is the next big thing. To cash in on it, tech giant Google is planning to bring virtual reality feature to its Chrome browser to offer a more immersive browsing experience. So, you

In the Eden of smartphones, Apple was indeed the tempting fruit

By : CIOL Writers

Remember those Nokia phones with colorful keypad? Or those flip phones that were so much of a style statement till about a decade back? All you could do with them was call or message. And then Blackberry came into the

Healthcare startups that are making doctors’ job easy

By : CIOL Writers

Digital health is on the rise and ever increasing startups are working on innovative products designed to change the face of healthcare as we know it. Health tech, today, is aimed at reducing costs, increasing revenues and to cut red

iOS sees 5.5 times more in-app purchases in India than Android

BANGALORE, INDIA: Globally, iOS users spend nearly 2.5 times as much as Android users – $1.08 to $0.43 in monthly IAP per user, per app. In India iOS users spend approximately 5.5 times more than Android users – $1.12 to

Railways staffs can now lodge grievances & track status online

NEW DELHI, INDIA: After launching a portal for the public grievance redressal, Railways minister Suresh Prabhu has launched NIVARAN portal for the internal Grievance Redressal of Railway Employees & Former Railway Employees. The Application is developed by CRIS, the IT

Mobile messages: Preferred mode of business communication

By : CIOL Writers

A survey of 6,000 people from nine countries by global trade body Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) supported by Mblox says that increasing number of businesses are embracing mobile as a communications channel regularly engaging with their customers via text and

Android N is now Android Nougat; What’s the sweet quotient?

By : CIOL Writers

Android N has finally been christened. Google announced on Snapchat yesterday that Android N, the latest version of Android, will now go by Android Nougat. The announcement comes after the company said at I/O last month that users could submit

Multiple Destinations Feature finally arrives on Google Maps App

By : CIOL Writers

The multiple destinations feature of Google maps that was previously available only on the web has started to pop up on smartphones, reports Android Police. Some users of Google Maps’ iOS and Android apps finally have access to a long-awaited