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Practo Ray Adds Specialist Modules for Physicians, Paediatricians, and Dentists

Online healthcare platform Practo announced Thursday the launch of speciality specific modules for Physicians, Paediatricians and Dentists on Practo Ray, its cloud-based healthcare management solution. The new specialities will be available in across 100 Indian cities and countries in South East Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Eastern Europe, the company said. In the blog announcing the launch, Shashank ND, ... Read More »

Yahoo Now Shows Your Flickr Images in Search Results

Yahoo will now also look at your Flickr account while catering results for your search queries. The company has announced that users who’re signed into their Yahoo account will now see their Flickr images in Yahoo image search results. The search result will also include a selection of images from people you follow (presumably public personalities) and public photos on ... Read More »

Karnataka Becomes the First Indian State to Have a Startup Policy

Karnataka has become the first Indian state to have a startup policy with the cabinet clearing it, state Information Technology and Bio-Technology minister S.R.Patil said on Friday. “Karnataka is the first state in India to come up with a Startup Policy. It will have a timeframe of five years from 2015-2020,” said Patil at the Bangalore ITE.biz 2015 curtain raiser, ... Read More »

Government to Work With Microsoft, Others on Digitisation

The government is ready to work with Microsoft and other information and communication technology (ICT) firms to take India to the next level in digital revolution, Telecommunications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. “India is standing at the cusp of digital revolution and we are open to work with companies likeMicrosoft to take India over the cusp,” Prasad said ... Read More »

Jabong Ropes in Benetton’s Sanjeev Mohanty as CEO

Online fashion marketplace Jabong Saturday said it has appointed Sanjeev Mohanty as its CEO and Managing Director. Mohanty, whose appointment is effective early December this year, has over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry, the company said in a statement. Prior to this, he has worked with Benetton India for over 11 years, including 8 years as Managing ... Read More »

Google Slams Symantec for Issuing Fake Web Certificates, Demands Answers

Google is demanding that Symantec must conduct an assessment to ensure it is still eligible to run a certificate authority. The search giant’s scathing statement comes after the security firm was found to have issued a large number of fake digital certificates. In mid-September, upon Google’s notification, Symantec revealed that its Thawte certificate authority (CA) issued an Extended Validation (EV) ... Read More »

Indian Road Safety Platform Raksha SafeDrive Goes Up on Kickstarter

Raksha Safedrive, an Internet of Things (IoT) road safety gadget made by Trivandrum-based Elysis Intelligent Devices, has gone live on Friday on US-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, with a modest $15,000 goal (roughly Rs. 9.7 lakhs). The device is claimed to be India’s first smart road safety platform. Once fitted above the dashboard of the car, it’s capable of GPS tracking, ... Read More »

Germany’s Bild Daily Bars Ad-blocker Users From Website

German biggest newspaper Bild shuttered its online service Tuesday to users who have installed so-called ad-blocker software. Readers of the website of Europe’s top-selling newspaper will be asked to switch off the function or purchase a monthly subscription to Bild.de that is nearly free of advertising, its owners media giant Axel Springer said. “Due to the increased use of the ... Read More »