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Readly Launches Enhanced Mobile Reading for US Magazines

21 Mar Readly

Readly, a company that’s changed how people discover and read magazines all over the world, recently introduced a new enhanced viewing option on smaller screens for US customers. This new feature enlarges the text size with all reading content in one column, making text-heavy articles a lot easier to read on small devices. (more…)

YuScale Helps People Keep Track of Eating Habits with Phone-Case ‘Scales’

17 Mar 15148f6bff8cd4f84bee74e7b452c59b_original-e1489431875185

By Shaistha Khan, The Tech Portal

The Berlin-based startup, YuScale, helps people who want to keep track of their eating habits by creating solutions for advanced food analytics. (more…)

Didi to Reportedly Take Over 19Pay to Obtain Payment Processing License

15 Mar 26777063870_1a73771322_b-e1489033423489

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Reports suggest Didi is in talks for acquisition of payment firm 19Pay for RMB4.3 billion RMB (US$622 million). The news that was first speculated by payment news website Paynews states the deal is expected to complete in July or August this year. However, Didi has neither confirmed nor denied the rumor. (more…)

Cheetah Mobile Statement on Reported Facebook Halt of Chinese Utility App Ads

16 Feb Siegel-Gale-Launches-New-Visual-Identity-Logo-Design-Cheetah-Mobile-2

On February 8th, reports emerged that Facebook had sent an email to multiple Chinese advertising agents asking them to temporarily stop showing ads for all Chinese utility apps on Facebook. (more…)

Uber Rival Grab Is Acquiring Indonesian Payment Firm Kudo

16 Feb Screen-Shot-2017-02-02-at-11.06.43-AM

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

In its first major acquisition, Uber’s Southeast Asian arch-rival Grab has decided to purchase Indonesia-based online payment startup Kudo. The deal is expected to close with a price somewhere around (or under) $100 million and the announcement could come as early as this week. (more…)

Revolutionary New App Lets You Check Your Brain Health 24/7

15 Feb RC21X_Brain_Performance_App

RC21X has released a new mobile app that gives users objective information on their brain performance through playing a series of video games. The app, dubbed Roberto is available as a free download via the App Store, GooglePlay and Amazon. (more…)

Vulnerable ‘Security Backdoor’ Discovered in WhatsApp’s Encryption, Debunked as Being a Feature

17 Jan whatsapp-new-image-e1469104026767

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Widely popular messaging app WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, has garnered immense praise for being one of the first to implement end-to-end encryption. On Friday, however, The Guardian has published a report to drag the company in the dirt due to the existence of a ‘security backdoor’ in its encryption mechanism. This caused tech and security enthusiasts to question the integrity of the claims and the messaging app. (more…)

Mobile Usage Hits Critical Mass, Social Apps Take Lions Share of Time Spent over Mobile

17 Jan 2016-top-apps-hero-990x586

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

As per a recent report from Flurry Analytics, which is part of the Yahoo Mobile Developer Suite, mobile usage has continued exhibiting signs of growth. However, the growth appeared to slow somewhat as the market appeared to be leaning towards maturity in 2016. Interestingly, 2016 was also the last year of the first decade since their conception, for mobile apps. (more…)

Spotify the Top Non-Game App by Revenue, As the World Shifts Closer to Streaming

16 Jan 2016-top-apps-hero-990x586

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

It’s time for certain companies to rejoice over their hard  work as Sensor Tower has released its new year-end reports detailing the top applications of the year gone by. The results clearly  reveal the mark left by streaming services as they acquire the title of the best app by revenue, outside of games.

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Opteck’s New Ground Breaking Mobile Platform

11 Jan prne_opteck_image

Opteck, the leading online trading broker, has invested heavily in new technology as it expands to acquire new global markets and increase its client base in existing markets. The broker launched a revolutionary new mobile app; a significant development and a major addition to Opteck’s award-winning desktop trading platform. Its successful launch is the culmination of a long research and development process and represents a major triumph for Opteck. (more…)