Googles Standalone Smart Messaging App - Allo

Google Has Officially Launched An Standalone Smart Messaging App Allo

Google has officially launched an standalone smart messaging app, Allo, for everyone. Earlier in May this year, Duo video calling app and Allo chat app launch was announced at its I/O developer conference by Google. The company officially launched Duo in last month which crossed 10 million downloads in just a month. This messaging app […]

Personal Assistant App - Haptik

Personal Assistant App Haptik Raised Series B Funding From Times Internet

Personal Assistant App, Haptik, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series B round of funding from Times Internet. The latest round will see Kalaari Capital, an existing investor in Haptik, exited the company. Earlier Haptik had raised USD $1 million in seed funding from Kalaari Capital in September 2014. The company will use the raised capital towards product development and to improve […]

WhatsApp Increases Group Size

WhatsApp Groups Now Have Up To 256 Members

Facebook-owned WhatsApp, a cross browser instant messaging app, has silently pushed a server-side update to its app on Android that increases the number of users included in a group chat. Until now, a WhatsApp group chat could include up to 100 users. However, the update now pushes the limit to 256 users. iOS users have also […]

Swiftkey Microsoft

Microsoft Acquires Maker Of Popular Keyboard App SwiftKey

Maker of the popular keyboard app by the name SwiftKey announced that it has been acquired by Microsoft. SwiftKey is based in London. As part of the agreement, SwiftKey employees will join the MS team. SwiftKey SDK powers more than 300 million Android and iOS devices worldwide. Neither Microsoft or SwiftKey revealed the financial details of the […]

Peach Messaging App

Peach Messaging App By Vine Founder Launched For iOS

Peach Messaging App is launched to find your friends and upload gif images, photos, and status updates in your news feed using “magic words”. There are massive number of social media websites and apps with some established players like Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook etc. but a new arrival is also getting warm hands and […]

SavvyMob An App Based Hotel Booking Platform

SavvyMob An App Based Hotel Booking Startup Raises USD 1 Million Seed Funding

SavvyMob, an on-demand mobile marketplace offering unsold hotel inventory to last minute travelers at the lowest price, has raised USD 1 Million from ex-Infosys Director TV Mohandas Pai and online fundraising platform LetsVenture. Its app is available for Android and iOS users which you can download from Google Play store and App store respectively for your […]

Apple Acquires Emotient Inc

Apple Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup Emotient Inc

Apple Inc bought Emotient Inc, an artificial intelligence startup that reads people’s emotions by analyzing facial expressions, the Wall Street Journal reported. The report did not specify the financial terms of the deal between Apple and Emotient. The tech giant’s plans for Emotient were not immediately clear, the Journal reported, confirming the news with the […]

Ola Cabs

Ola Rolls Out Auto Rickshaws In Its Existing App To Expand

Ola, a taxi aggregator application founded by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, today launched auto-rickshaws on its app in Chandigarh here and after registering 75,000 autos on its platform across seven cities, the company intends to add two more cities by the end of this year. After its auto service was launched in Bengaluru, Chennai, […]

Apple acquires Star Wars Motion Capture 3D Software Company Faceshift

Apple Acquires Star Wars Motion Capture 3D Software Company Faceshift

Apple has quietly acquired Star Wars Motion Capture 3D Software Company Faceshift, which specializes in 3D animation software to copy facial expressions of an actor, in an undisclosed deal. It was speculated in August about the acquisition but Apple didn’t disclose about the deal.  Star Wars Motion Capture 3D Software Company Faceshift, the company responsible for the motion-capture […]