Lifestage: Is Facebook Facing An Identity Crisis?

Is Facebook Inc. facing an identity crisis? What else could explain why the social networking company launched a stand-alone app for teenagers which does not require a Facebook account. The app called Lifestage is for those under 21, created by a…

Net neutrality debate enters final stages, deadlock continues

Telecom service providers and net neutrality activists stuck to their stands at an open session hosted by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on differential pricing on Thursday. The debate has entered its final stage with Trai giving parties until…

PHD CCI to debate Net Neutrality and Free basics today

On a cold Thursday afternoon, arguments and counter arguments on Net Neutrality and Facebook’s ‘Free Basic’ could well heat up the Lakshmipat Singhania Auditorium in the Capital. It is here that the telecom regulator’s open house is scheduled to discuss…

Why is Tinder opening its first international office in Delhi?

Three years after it launched in India, Tinder has chosen to set up its first international office in Delhi. The social app hopes to make India—which currently does not feature among its top five geographies—as one of its “core markets,”…

Top 5 tech insights for startups: Survey

The ‘Information Generation’, a new breed of connected consumers – shaped by the availability of information and technology at their fingertips today – is placing new demands on how businesses operate, and digitally native startups are well-positioned to address their…

Today’s Information Generation Expects Personal Experiences; Startups Well-Positioned To Deliver

The ‘Information Generation’, a new breed of connected consumers – shaped by the availability of information and technology at their fingertips today – is placing new demands on how businesses operate, and digitally native startups are well-positioned to address their…

True Caller to expand presence in India

India, which is the largest market for the app, has about 80 million users of Truecaller. Truecaller, a caller identification app launched by Stockholm-based True Software Scandinavia AB, expects to double its user base globally to 300 million, with half the…

Directi launches voice app Ringo, allows to make overseas calls without internet

Directi has launched an app, Ringo, which allows users to make overseas calls without the Internet, Wi-Fi or carrier minutes at rates that it claims are about 70% lower than those offered by mobile phone companies and credit based calls…

Skype to discontinue calls to Indian landline and mobile numbers

Microsoft's Skype has announced that from November 10 it would stop calls from Skype to cellular or landline numbers in India. The calls between Skype to Skype users, using internet connection, would continue to work normally. Commenting on the development,…