From Coke Zero to Mahindra Scorpio, the changing face of Indian e-commerce

By about 10 hours ago.

From Coke Zero to Mahindra Scorpio, the changing face of Indian e-commerce

The fight between Flipkart, Amazon India and Snapdeal for e-commerce supremacy in India has seen the three try to outdo each other in their own unique way. In addition to the quality of service and range of products on offer, the latest trend among these players is to launch new things with an exclusive tag. Yesterday, Amazon India took things a step up by launching Coke Zero “exclusively” on its website, which you can preorder before it ships later this month. More →
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Wickedleak Wammy Desire 3 tablet with 7-inch display and Android KitKat launched for Rs 5,999

By about 11 hours ago.

Wickedleak Wammy Desire 3 tablet with 7-inch display and Android KitKat launched for Rs 5,999

After launching the Wammy Note 3 smartphone in August, Wickedleak has expanded its portfolio further and introduced a new tablet called Wammy Desire 3 for Rs 5,990. The tablet has voice calling abilities, runs on Google Android 4.4 KitKat and is only available on WickedLeak's website. More →
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Microbial cell technology to better clean-up rural waste

By on September 20, 2014 at 3:13 PM.

Microbial cell technology to better clean-up rural waste

In a bid to help under-developed countries clean polluted water more effectively, researchers at the Washington State University (WSU) have developed a unique method to use microbes buried in pond sediment to power waste cleanup in rural areas. More →
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Microsoft ridicules iOS 8 free storage requirement, offers 30GB free OneDrive storage to iPhone users

By on September 20, 2014 at 3:09 PM.

Microsoft ridicules iOS 8 free storage requirement, offers 30GB free OneDrive storage to iPhone users

Apple released iOS 8 update earlier this week. The new operating system not only brings with it a slew of features, and improvements, but and also a demand for above 5GB of storage space on your iPhone and iPad to initiate the updating. This new requirement had many users rushing to their computer and use iTunes to snag the update, or make backup on the iCloud (among other cloud store services). Microsoft too has now offered a helping hand. The company is offering iPhone users 15GB of extra storage space should they let OneDrive take backup of all their clicked photos. More →
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5 iOS 8 keyboards you can try out right now

By on September 20, 2014 at 2:55 PM.

5 iOS 8 keyboards you can try out right now

With the release of iOS 8, Apple introduced the ability for users to download third-party keyboards. While Apple’s default keyboard has seen improvements along with the introduction of predictive text, these third-party apps offer different kinds of typing experience. Here are five keyboards you can download off the App Store right now. More →
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Jadavpur University authorities claim website hacked, online post of VC apologising is fake

By on September 20, 2014 at 2:25 PM.

Jadavpur University authorities claim website hacked, online post of VC apologising is fake

With Jadavpur University students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation over a molestation case, an apology message attributed to the VC was today posted on the varsity website, which official sources denied claiming the website has been hacked. More →
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Fashionara.com launches online initiative called Flea Bazaar for off-beat lovers

By on September 20, 2014 at 2:02 PM.

Fashionara.com launches online initiative called Flea Bazaar for off-beat lovers

Fashionara.com, a women’s e-fashion mall, has come up with a unique intitiave titled Flea Bazaar that will bring together a curated collection of off-beat and eclectic products from select sellers and boutiques from across the country. More →
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Joan Rivers’ Instagram page accidentally promotes iPhone 6 through pre-scheduled post

By on September 20, 2014 at 1:46 PM.

Joan Rivers’ Instagram page accidentally promotes iPhone 6 through pre-scheduled post

It's no new information that iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus were launched yesterday with much fervour and pomp. Fans lined up outside Apple Stores in many countries to grab the devices. Amidst all the celebration, it seems that Apple had roped in Joan Rivers to do a bit of publicity for them. However, in a turn of events, Joan Rivers passed away two weeks ago and the deal, Apple thought, was buried too. More →
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Alibaba shares close at $93.89 on first day of trading on NYSE

By on September 20, 2014 at 1:10 PM.

Alibaba shares close at $93.89 on first day of trading on NYSE

Alibaba debuted on the NYSE yesterday at $92.70. At the end of the first day of trading, the e-commerce giant’s shares had touched $93.89, which is 38 percent above the initial offer price of $68, Barrons reports. More →
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