Yahoo Rolls Out A New Video App Called Yahoo Screen For iPhones And iPads

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Yahoo has launched its first mobile application, the Yahoo Screen which will allow users to browse across various categories of video programs on their touchscreen smartphones. The Sunnyvale (California) based company strives to offer a video watching experience on touchscreen phones comparable to surfing channels on a television.While the Yahoo Screen is currently available only for iPhones and...
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Instagram Touches 150 Million Users, And Will Introduce Ads

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Instagram is preparing to introduce advertising to the photograph sharing service for the first time. Not only this, Instagram also  made an announcement that it has hit the 150 million user mark.Instagram’s acquisition by Facebook in April 2012 doubtless helped fuel its growth. The company announced that over 60 percent users are from countries outside the U.S. Activity on Instagram has also...
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Networkplay Acquires yoCAPTCHA As Looks At Diversiving Product Offerings

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Gruner + Jahr (G+J) owned Networkplay has acquired yoCAPTCHA, a subtle marketing company of Innovese Technologies. Closely following the financial infusion, Networkplay has clearly attempted to expand its portfolio via the inorganic expansion route and accordingly, the two co-founders Ankit Gupta and Dhruv Sogani will soon join Networkplay’s key strategic team.Networkplay apparently has an equal...
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IAMAI Introduces Apps Foundation For Indian Developers

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In a move to expand support to application developers in the country, the Internet and Mobile Association of India has launched the ‘Apps Foundation of India’. The initiative aims to help build new enterprise and support entrepreneurship as well as develop world class professionals, for this industry. The Gujarat chapter of API was also formed today.“The number of application developers...
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No Ads On Instagram As Yet Says Zuckerberg

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Instagram users fretting about ads clogging up their image feed can breath easy, at least for now. Facebook said Wednesday it has no immediate plans to put ads in its photo-sharing app—though make no mistake, they are coming eventually.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked on the company’s quarterly earnings call-whether users will start to see ads popping up in their feeds, as they do already...
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Hungama Updates App With Adaptive Streaming, Airplay For iOS And Google Wallet Integration

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Hungama has updated its mobile app for Android and iOS with Adaptive Streaming for audio & video, Airplay for iOS and compatibility with iPhone 5. The company has also integrated Google Wallet to enable music purchase. The added adaptive screening feature will enable users to play songs and videos seamlessly irrespective of the 2G/ 3G orWiFi connectivity. The app will automatically detect...
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TaxiForSure Rolls Out iOS And Android Apps

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Online taxi service portal, TaxiForSure has launched iOS and Android app. The company claims that the apps enables users to request taxi in 15 seconds. The apps provides the user with exact information about the fare along with an emails about the bill. Users can track real time status of  their taxi soon after booking.  They can also check prices, booking history & profile details with the...
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Microsoft To Shut Down MSN TV After 16 Years

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Microsoft is officially pulling the plug on its MSN TV service. The software giant acquired Web TV, the set-top box technology for $425 million in 1997 and rebranded as MSN TV in 2001.The pioneering service, one of the first to offer Internet access via television sets, will shut down 30th September.Founded by entrepreneur Steve Perlman,the MSN TV enables users to share photos, check email and use...
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US Based Esri Enters Into A Strategic Partnership With MapMyIndia

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Esri, the premier developer of geographic information system (GIS) software has announced a strategic partnership with MapmyIndia. MapmyIndia will migrate its data production environment to the ArcGIS platform, allowing it to leverage Esri’s high-end cartographic production tools and workflows to expand its range of products.Rakesh Verma, managing director, MapmyIndia (CE Info Systems) said, ”Working...
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Samsung India To Launch 200 Products In 2013!

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As Samsung advances to achieve a foothold in the competitive market, the Korean electronics major has become a dominant force with the launch of a wide range of products in India. It almost appears as if Samsung has managed to ship more Smartphones than any other rival competitor or company. With the development in technology, Samsung has focused on an overload strategy by adopting a product launch...
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