Want to learn a foreign language? Download these apps

language“A different language is a different vision of life,” said Federico Fellini, one of the most influential filmmakers. You could be travelling abroad for vacation or work, or you could be shifting base to another country, knowledge of the native language can completely change your experience of a foreign land. And with increasing globalization, knowing […]

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Prisma adds new feature; videos now can be turned into art works on iOS

Popular photo-editing app Prisma, which turns photos into pieces of art, will now help you convert video clips into animations. Prisma will be offering video support for 15-second clips on iOS with its latest update, reports TechCrunch. Currently, the feature is not available on Android but is expected soon. Prisma, which took the internet by […]

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Uber launches web interface for customers wary of downloading apps

Uber_free2In a move that signifies that the app-only model of consumer-facing internet companies may be limiting their reach and use, cab hailing company Uber has launched a web interface, dial.uber.com, which allows users to book a cab directly from their smartphone without downloading the app. For now, the service has been launched in Nagpur, Kochi, […]

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Powerhouse Ventures, others invest $500K in online jewellery marketplace Joolz

jooz_feMumbai-based GemSwipe Ltd, which runs online jewellery marketplace Joolz, has raised $500,000 (Rs 3.3 crore) in a pre-Series A funding round led by Powerhouse Ventures and M&S Partners. Other investors including Ah! Ventures; Deepak Kasthwal, former CFO of Ola; PKX Thomas, former technology head of Cleartrip; and Mahesh Ahuja, CEO Brittman India, also participated in […]

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This for That, a platform for women in constant search of newness

NThis-for-That2Tanya rummages through her wardrobe every morning for clothes to wear for the day. Her life comes to a standstill as she struggles to break the monotony, and snap out of boredom but cannot, given the same old clothes and colours in her stock. Shopping regularly is not an option as it burns a huge […]

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Roposo hires Anand Jha as design head, Saurabh Khullar as sales chief

Anand Jha Saurabh KhullarGurgaon-based Relevant e-solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs fashion discovery app Roposo, has hired former Delhivery executive Anand Jha as head of design and Saurabh Khullar as head of sales. Jha will look after the entire user interface and experience while Khullar will be responsible to set up monetisation channels across India for the fashion social […]

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Healthcare startup Medinfi raises $200K from angel investors

Bangalore-based Medinfi Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, a pure-play platform for searching doctors and hospitals through web and mobile app, has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.5 crore) in its fifth round of angel funding. Mudit Saxena, senior vice president at Genpact and Singapore-based angel investor Evan Lim were among those who put in money, the company said in […]

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