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Apps for Kids With Special Needs

Apps for children with special needs offer many sensory activities that enable the young user to imitate and interact with their surroundings.

Goldman Sachs-backed CompareAsiaGroup gets new CEO Sam Allen

Goldman Sachs-backed consumer finance startup CompareAsiaGroup got its new CEO Sam Allen. In 2015, CompareAsiaGroup closed a Series A round of funding led by Goldman Sachs and is planning to go for a ..

$23-bln investment makes Reliance Jio the world's largest startup

India's largest private industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has announced that its telecom venture Jio is the world's biggest startup with an estimated investment of INR 150,000 ($23..

Yahoo revises bylaws allowing proxy access

Allowing proxy access, Yahoo Inc has revised its bylaws. It'll also enable long-time shareholders to nominate candidates at board on ballots. The new bylaws will come into force after 2016 annual gene..

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American startup Talkwheel raises $1.2M from angels to aggregate social media conversations in a visual map
San Francisco, US-based social media conversation startup Talkwheel raised $1.2 million in funding from several angel investors to aggregate the conversations on the web in a visual map so businesses
Comcast Corp-Time Warner Cable merger supported by Washington Post
Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable's merger was backed by Washington Post in an editorial posted Tuesday, reported Reuters.
Oregon marketing automation firm Act-On lands $42M in funding for growth
Beaverton, US-based marketing automation software vendor Act-On landed $42 million in its fifth funding round led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) to fuel its growth.
Viddsee launches new site to promote Asian indie films on social network
Online video platform Viddsee launched its new site Viddsee BUZZ to promote independent films from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, and the Philippines on social media and he
Google agrees to acquire US drone maker Titan Aerospace to bring Internet to more people
US-based search giant Google agreed to acquire Moriarty, New Mexico-based solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed amount for Project Loon, an initiative that aims to bring the Int
British social TV app Zeebox rebrands itself as Beamly
In a bid to expand its user base and retain loyalty, London, UK-based social TV app Zeebox rebranded itself as a new app called Beamly which now has enhanced social functionality and content discovery
French publisher Webedia adds Lebanese digital media firm Diwanee
Paris, France-based digital publishing firm Webedia added Lebanon-based digital media firm Diwanee for an undisclosed amount to help the latter reach out to women in the Middle East.
Turkey Prime Minister Erdogan accuses Twitter of tax evasion after lifting ban
Just days after he was forced to lift the ban he enforced on Twitter, Turkey Prime Minister accused the social media network of tax evasion, and implied that YouTube and Facebook might be violating th
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