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    With increasing globalization, evolving social fabric and increasing strain on environmental resources, innovation is an essential ingredient in the sustainable growth story of India. The startup and impact enterprise space in India is growing fast, with India ranking third in the number of startups only behind the US and Britain. Venture funds, incubators, accelerators, corporates […]

    The Entrepreneurs Who Are Calling Time On Late Payments

    Late payments are a major threat to business/photo credit: Shutterstock Late payment is the scourge of the startup world, and one of the prime reasons why so many fail to survive beyond five years. Research carried out by the U.K.’s Federation of Small Businesses found the average delay in payments to small businesses and the […]

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    Viber Adds Video Calling for Android and Apple Devices

    Viber, the VOIP service purchased earlier this year by the Japanese eCommerce company Rakuten, now has the ability to make Viber video calls on mobile. Previously, Viber users could only make video calls using the app’s desktop platform. Mobile Viber users – both iOS and Android – were limited to making voice calls and sending text […]

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    Google’s Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

    HIGHLIGHTS Google’s Duo was announced in May at company’s I/O this year Like FaceTime for iPhones, Duo only requires a person’s phone number to connect Google is preparing to unveil a new messaging app, Allo featuring a robotic assistant Knock, knock, Google’s video chatting app has arrived. The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google’s response to […]

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    Skype Co-Founder’s Ultra-Private Messaging App ‘Wire’ Gets Video Calling

    A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, has introduced a new version of its own messaging service that promises end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including by video. Wire, a 50-person startup mostly made up of engineers, is stepping into a global political debate over encryption that pits privacy […]

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    Line Gets Group Voice Calling for Up to 200 Users

    Line Corporation, better known for its instant messaging application Line, has rolled out group voice calling to its Android and iOS apps (with v5.11), and desktop app for Windows (with v4.5). Although one-on-one video and voice calling have been there in the Line app for some time, the update now lets users voice call more […]