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Instagram reportedly testing feature to post multiple photos in a single post

By : CIOL Writers

Instead of using Layout app, Instagram users might get the ability to post multiple photos and videos in a single post. The much-awaited feature was first spotted by the Droid-Life, where the report says that the latest beta version of

Govt proposes Payments Regulatory Board under RBI in place of BPSS

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to strengthen the grievance mechanism for the digital payments ecosystem, the government is replacing the existing Board for Regulation and Supervision of Payment and Settlement Systems (BPSS) by setting up Payments Regulatory Board in the Reserve Bank

Automotive tech startup ClearMotion raises $100mn in series C funding

By : CIOL Writers

Venture capitalists have invested $100 million into a Boston-based automotive technology startup – ClearMotion – that is developing software-controlled suspension systems for cars. ClearMotion, Inc. has raised $100 million in series C financing that was led by clients advised by

GitHub introduces ‘Topics’ to let users explore projects by type, technology, & more

By : CIOL Writers

Four months after launching a proprietary project management tool for tracking requests, issues, and notes for repositories, GitHub, has launched ‘Topics‘ to let users “discover networks of similar repositories in a completely new way.” Web-based version control repository and a

Tips that can make your LinkedIn profile stand out in 2017

MUMBAI, INDIA: Professional networking platform, LinkedIn analyzed the profile summaries of 39 million members in India and compiled a list of the top 10 most overused buzzwords and phrases used by Indian professionals in their LinkedIn profiles. Professionals looking to sharpen their LinkedIn

Tech and e-comm startups hail Budget 2017

By : CIOL Writers

Sensex closed at a high of 486 points after ‘Union Budget 2017’ which means it has got a nod from the investors as well. The budget 2017 has set the goals straight as India takes head-on the challenging global economic

After Android, Google open-sources the iOS Chrome code into Chromium

By : CIOL Writers

After allowing developers to create new mobile browsers through the open-sourced Chromium version for Android, Google has added the iOS Chrome code into Chromium, letting anyone examine, modify, and compile the project. Google has announced that the code for Chrome

Airbnb to provide village stay experience with rural artisans of Andhra Pradesh

By : CIOL Writers

Acknowledging the demand for an authentic village stay experience from travellers around the world, Airbnb is planning to list rural artisans of Andhra Pradesh to rent their living spaces to travellers. The US-based startup has signed a memorandum of understanding

Nintendo posts $569mn Q3 profit on the back of Pokemon Go sales

By : CIOL Writers

Nintendo, the Japanese gaming company, is now churning profits from its popular augmented reality game Pokemon Go, released last year. Beating analyst’s expectation, Nintendo has reported a $569 million profit on revenue of $1.5 billion for the third fiscal quarter

Google enhances G Suite with new set of controls for IT professionals

By : CIOL Writers

Popular with over three million businesses, Google is reinforcing its G Suite services with new controls and tools for IT professionals. With an aim to protect the business data on its platform, Google is now allowing administrators to force their

Capture perfect selfie with iPhone’s rear camera using this ‘Selfie on Tilt’ app

By : CIOL Writers

Though the ‘Selfie craze’ has enabled Android users with a flurry of high-resolution front cameras, iPhone users are still struggling with the low light, blurriness and shake effect they get from their rear camera. But, not anymore. Here comes Selfie

Woo acquires Los Angeles-based dating app DUS to bridge the Indian diaspora

By : CIOL Writers

Dating app Woo has acquired DUS, a Los Angeles-based dating application focused on the South Asian community to connect Indians all over the world. The move will increase Woo’s foothold in one of the largest markets for the online dating

Apple beats Q1 estimates with a huge 78.29mn iPhone sales figure and services growth

By : CIOL Writers

Apple’s back. Though Apple and Wall Street did expect the company to return to growth this quarter following the holiday season, but Cupertino giant surprised everyone with better than expected growth figures. Wall Street had predicted a revenue of $77.38 billion,

UK-based startup unveils world’s smallest smart medicine wallet Memo Box Mini

Soma Tah Tell me honestly how many times you have forgotten to take your medicines and thought of setting a reminder alarm on your phone for that? Well, you are not alone. But the implications are serious. Studies say that up

Facebook changes feed to push real news over fake and sensational

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like Facebook is finally making some concerted efforts at fighting fake and sensational news. The social network has introduced a ranking algorithm change that detects and promotes content “that people consider genuine, and not misleading, sensational, or spammy.” As

Cleartrip now lets you book an Uber within its app

By : CIOL Writers

Online travel booking platform Cleartrip has partnered with cab-aggregator Uber that will allow people booking their trip through Cleartrip, to book an Uber from the Cleartrip app itself. Users will also get contextual local activity suggestions along with ride requests.

Govt. recognizes CyberMedia’s Pradeep Gupta as premier entrepreneur mentor of India

The first National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016 recognized Pradeep Gupta, CMD, Cybermedia (India) Ltd. as the premier Mentor for entrepreneurs in the private category. The award was handed out to him by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Rajiv Pratap Rudy, MoS for Skill Development