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Flipkart Launches 2GUD Refurbished Goods Platform After Shutting Down eBay India

Flipkart on Wednesday finally launched its new e-commerce platform for refurbished goods that it had revealed late last month, when CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy announced the shutdown of eBay India. Called 2GUD, it is the company’s first foray into the refurbished goods market – which it says is expected to be a $20 billion (roughly Rs. 1,39,740 crores) market in 5-6 ... Read More »

Bose Frames Is a Pair of Sunglasses With ‘Audio Augmented Reality Platform’

Audio giant Bose on Tuesday announced the launch of a new product called Frames. Frames is claimed to be the world’s first audio augmented reality platform embedded into a pair of premium sunglasses. Using features like micro-acoustics and voice controls, Bose says Frames is the tiniest, thinnest, and most lightweight audio system it has ever unveiled. This pair of sunglasses ... Read More »

iPhones Grow in Popularity, But Android Platform Still Leads

Apple continues to lead the pack in the U.S. as a smartphone make.   To iPhone users, that’s probably not a surprise.  iPhone users tend to be loyal fans. More than 39 percent of mobile subscribers in the 3 month average ending April used Apple smartphones, comScore reports. That’s more than any other smartphone maker. And popularity is growing.  April’s figures ... Read More »

iPhones Grow in Popularity, But Android Platform Still Leads

Apple continues to lead the pack in the U.S. as a smartphone make.   To iPhone users, that’s probably not a surprise.  iPhone users tend to be loyal fans. More than 39 percent of mobile subscribers in the 3 month average ending April used Apple smartphones, comScore reports. That’s more than any other smartphone maker. And popularity is growing.  April’s figures ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Tests Croove, a Car-Sharing Platform That’s Like Airbnb for Cars

Mercedes-Benz (OTCMKTS:DDAIF) is testing a car-sharing program it’s calling Croove in Germany. The program is like an Airbnb for cars in that users can loan out their cars to others. According to the luxury car manufacturer, sharing something you own with others is the basic idea behind the sharing economy. “The idea behind this new service is private car rentals ... Read More »

Telegram Unveils Instant View, Telegraph Blogging Platform, and More in Latest Revamp

Telegram Unveils Instant View, Telegraph Blogging Platform, and More in Latest Revamp HIGHLIGHTS New update introduces calendar tool for easier navigation Instant View allows loading certain articles with zero pageload Update available on both App Store and Google Play Telegram, one of the popular messaging platforms, on Tuesday announced new features for its Android and iOS apps with its version ... Read More »

Retailbound Wants to Build a Retail Platform for Gadget Entrepreneurs

So you have a successful crowdfunding campaign. Your product has been funded, manufactured, and shipped. The question is, now what? According to Retailbound, Inc. only one in fifty crowdfunded gadget entrepreneurs manage to get their product on the shelves of major retailers. The team behind Retailbound wants to improve these odds. The Chicago based company has been around since 2008, ... Read More »

Retailbound Wants to Build a Retail Platform for Gadget Entrepreneurs

So you have a successful crowdfunding campaign. Your product has been funded, manufactured, and shipped. The question is, now what? According to Retailbound, Inc. only one in fifty crowdfunded gadget entrepreneurs manage to get their product on the shelves of major retailers. The team behind Retailbound wants to improve these odds. The Chicago based company has been around since 2008, ... Read More »

Google Home Tipped to Sport Cast Integration, Be Compatible With Samsung’s SmartThings Platform

Google Home Tipped to Sport Cast Integration, Be Compatible With Samsung’s SmartThings Platform HIGHLIGHTS Google Home is set to launch tomorrow Google Home app will control Chromecast and Google Home New 4K Chromecast Ultra Dongle also expected to be unveiled Google is set to host its all important Pixel event this week, and among other things, the tech giant is ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: An IoT Hardware Startup, Mobile Tutoring Platform, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles early and late stage investments in India’s startup ecosystem, covering investments in robotics, healthcare, e-commerce, budget hotel accommodations, and is notable for two huge funding events in the EdTech and grocery delivery space. Smartron India IoT startup Smartron India announced Tuesday that it had received an undisclosed sum of funding from cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who ... Read More »