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Startups and Tech

Sennheiser HD 4 series headphones: Pick the one meant for your phone

The foldable design of the device makes it compact enough to be on the go.

Accenture to use AI and IoT to deliver a million midday meals to Indian schools

The project uses artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and blockchain to help drive efficiency in government schools across India.

Freshdesk partners with SV.CO to launch a SaaS-based school for students

Freshdesk says the idea is to learn about the next big thing in software technology from the best in the business.

Bose Corp gets into a legal tangle with its headphone – Is there a privacy issue?

The product highlighted in the lawsuit is the QuietComfort 35 headphone, one of Bose’s most popular products even in India.

Stayzilla CFO’s anticipatory bail denied yet again despite CEO being granted bail

Stayzilla CEO Yogendra Vasupal says this is very unsual when the first accused is out on bail.

IT firings continue: Wipro lets go of over 600 employees as part of appraisal process

Reports suggest that this number could be as high as 2000.

The new Google Earth is here, and it lets you see the world without ever leaving your living room

Google has put together an impressive set of tools that give users an incredibly immersive and personal experience of the world

Facebook unveils its Building 8 projects: Type with your brain and hear from your skin

The two projects focused on silent speech communications were launched at this year’s F8 developers conference

Google takes on LinkedIn with its own job-search platform Hire

But many have raised concerns about a possibility of search histories being shared with potential employers.

Uber launches its business offering Uber Central for enterprises

With this launch, Uber for Business is expanding beyond business travel, taking it one step ahead of its rival Ola.

Facebook launches VR-based social app Facebook Spaces

But will it be affordable?

Snapchat’s big bet on Augmented Reality: Co launches New World lenses

Facebook also seems to be following suit with a platform to encourage AR camera effects

Xiaomi’s next flagship Mi 6 launched in China: 6 GB RAM and curved glass on all sides

Like the iPhone 7, the Mi 6 has done away with the audio jack.

Prasar Bharati’s grand plans for a digital channel to tell the world the India story

Prasar Bharati Chairman says that the channel will have a running cost of Rs 75 crores a year.

Nexus 6P beta users start receiving the Android Nougat 7.1.2 stable update

The revision will occupy an additional 26MB of memory on the Nexus 6P.

Huawei Honor Bee 2: A lower-end phone for first time buyers

The Honour Bee 2 has a better OS and higher battery than its predecessor.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ arrive in India. Pre-order yours on Flipkart

The devices will be available on Flipkart and Samsung's online store from May 5.

Supporting the local Kalakar with a bit of funk: A startup making Vegan shoes and more

Funky Kalakar sells sustainable fashion made by local artisans across India.

Samsung Galaxy S8 draws criticism already, users complain of red tint on screen

The problem does not seem to be rectified despite changing the colour display settings in the phone.

Online grocery players BigBasket and Grofers begin talks for a possible merger

If the merger goes through, SoftBank may infuse $60-$100 million into the merged entity.

Pinterest got blocked by Madras HC but no one has a clue why

ACT Fibernet says it was a part of 225 websites that were blocked after an order from the Madras HC.