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Google Glass Helps Cardiologists Open Blocked Heart Artery

In a world’s first, a group of cardiologists has successfully used the eye-wearable device Google Glass to guide the opening up of a chronically blocked right coronary artery in the cardiac cath lab. Cardiologists from the Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland’s capital city, successfully restored blood flow in the occluded right coronary artery of a 49-year-old male patient assisted by Google Glass with an optical head-mounted display. The display of…

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Dragon Anywhere Advanced Dictation App Launches on Android

Nuance, a known name in speech recognition technologies, has announced that it is releasing itsDragon Anywhere app on Android. The app was announced in August this year for iOS as well asAndroid. To make the deal enticing, the company is giving Android users the option to try out the app for free for a week. Dragon Anywhere offers a range of handy features. It is able to create documents and…

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Mumbai Cab Drivers Seek Level-Playing Field With Ola, Uber

Days after the office of taxi aggregator Ola was vandalised by some unidentified persons, one of the leading taxi unions that had threatened to go on strike Thursday, has demanded a “level-playing” field with these ride-hailing platforms. One of the many taxi unions in the city, ‘Swabhiman Sanghatna’, which claims over 17,000 membership from both cabs and autorickshaws, also announced that it was putting off its strike plan to an…

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Google Reportedly Experimenting With Review Highlights in Play Store

Google Play is expected to receive a major overhaul which was teased by the company last month. Ahead of the overhaul, Google appears to be testing a new Review Highlights feature. A recent report indicates that Google is currently testing the Review Highlights feature with select users. Listed under each app on Google Play, it will offer a quick glance at common phrases used in reviews of the app, thus…

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Dropbox Brings Annotation Feedback Feature for Web Users

Dropbox has made it easier for users to work on the same document on the Web even when they are on the move. Users can now easily provide feedback on any document right at the spot they are referring to. The new Web feature is currently limited to Dropbox Business teams through the early access program. Annotations would be offering Dropbox Web users “clear, focused feedback” as per the firm….

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PS3-Exclusive Beyond Two Souls Available Digitally on PS4 From November 26

God of War 3, the Uncharted trilogy, and The Last of Us aren’t the only games from Sony that have received spruced up re-releases on the PlayStation 4 (PS4). At Tokyo Game Show the Japanese publisher let it slip that cult classic PS Vita game Gravity Rush was being remastered as well. Now, the latest in the list is Beyond Two Souls from French studio Quantic Dream which will be…

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000, DMC-FZ300 Bridge Cameras Launched in India

Panasonic has just added the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 and the Lumix DMC-FZ300 to its lineup in India, priced at Rs. 45,990 and Rs. 58,990 respectively. Both cameras support 4K video recording and feature Panasonic’s wide-angle Leica lens system with Oled viewfinders. The term bridge camera is used to define a class of cameras that sit between SLRs and point-and-shoot, commonly referred to as prosumer or superzoom cameras. Both the Pansonic Lumix…

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India Funding Roundup: UrbanClap, Mindtickle, Sensegiz, Truelancer, OUWT

UrbanClap Delhi-based Urbanclap, a marketplace for local service providers, has raised Rs. 165 crores in its Series B funding. The funding round was led by Silicon Valley-based investor Bessemer Venture Partners, Accel Partners, and SAIF Partners. Currently operating in five cities, the startup plans to extend its offering to 25 cities and 100 categories over the next year. Founded in 2014, UrbanClap is reportedly valued at $100 million (roughly Rs….

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Lenovo Vibe S1 With Dual-Front Cameras Set to Launch in India on Monday

Lenovo has sent invites for the launch of its Vibe S1 smartphone in India on Monday. The company is holding an event in New Delhi to launch the smartphone. The Lenovo Vibe S1 smartphone was unveiled in September during the IFA 2015 trade show in Berlin alongside Lenovo P1 and Lenovo P1m. The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based Lenovo Vibe S1 features a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920) display. The highlight of the smartphone…

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Ola Partners MapmyIndia for Better Navigation

Taxi aggregator Ola on Friday announced its partnership with MapmyIndia by acquiring a multi-year licence. “Through this partnership, Ola will get complete access to mapping data from MapmyIndia, which has the IP ownership for the most comprehensive, accurate and updated digital map data for the country,” Ola co-founder and CTO Ankit Bhati said in a statement in Bengaluru. This “first-of-its-kind” partnership in the country would also enable consistent map updates…

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