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    A School Bus Tracking App, Robo Finance Advisor

    Our latest funding roundup compiles seed stage investments in Indian startups engaged in vehicle tracking, on demand concierge services, healthcare, EdTech, FinTech, and more. Qlivery Gurgaon-based on demand concierge service Qlivery, run by invexGO Solutions Private Limited, has raised $230,000 (roughly Rs. 1.5 crores) from Hong Kong-based Swastika Company Limited. The startup plans to use […]

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    Uber Said to Be Looking to Purchase Self-Driving Cars

    Ride-hailing service Uber has sounded out car companies about placing a large order for self-driving cars, an auto industry source said on Friday. “They wanted autonomous cars,” the source, who declined to be named, said. “It seemed like they were shopping around.” Loss-making Uber would make drastic savings on its biggest cost drivers if it […]

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    Practo Online Healthcare Platform Enters the Brazilian Market

    Healthcare platform Practo Thursday announced the launch of its healthcare services in Brazil, where the company will start operating two of its products – Practo Search and Practo Ray, with Portuguese language support. Launching first in Sao Paulo, Practo said it will list over 5,500 verified doctors, covering nearly 50 percent of all clinics in […]

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    WhatsApp for Android Gets Text Formatting, File Sharing via Google Drive

    We have already seen WhatsApp Messenger bringing numerous features to its app, from sharing of pdf files, a redesigned Settings page, to showing end-to-end encryption notification. Well, the Facebook-owned messaging application has now received a new set of features as a part of the version 2.12.535 for Android. The version at the time of writing […]

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    Uber to Give Drivers Option to Be Paid Instantly

    Uber is launching a pilot program intended to help the ride-hailing service’s drivers draw their pay faster, an effort that may also fend off emerging payday lenders who are targeting the service’s drivers. Uber will allow drivers to deposit their earnings from each ride into an account with GoBank, a subsidiary of the pre-paid debit […]

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    Microsoft Goes After Evernote With Launch of OneNote Importer Tool

    Microsoft is going after Evernote, perhaps the biggest name in the note-taking services market. If you were on the fence about whether or not you want to ditch Evernote for OneNote, Microsoft’s newly released tool can help you make your decision. The Redmond, Washington-based company has released OneNote Importer tool that allows you to quickly […]

  • Microsoft Research’s biggest area of investment is quantum computing

    Microsoft spends a lot of time and money developing many technologies that could end up being part of the company’s next products. For instance, the company has many researchers working on artificial intelligence, which powers real-time speech translation with Skype Translator. But one area stands out for Peter Lee, the corporate vice president of Microsoft […]