Reproductive Health Tracker LoveCycles Secures Funding, Adds Hindi Language Support

Bengaluru-based Plackal, creators of the menstrual cycle tracking app LoveCycles announced Hindi language support for its app on Tuesday, and disclosed that it has secured Rs. 5 crores from seed-stage investors, Prime Venture Partners. Launched in 2012, LoveCycles lets women record their monthly cycles, associated symptoms and trace out a pattern to help them manage […]

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OS X Ransomware Caught Before Large Number of PCs Infected: Transmission

The first known ransomware attack on Apple’s Mac computers, which was discovered over the weekend, was downloaded more than 6,000 times before the threat was contained, according to a developer whose product was tainted with the malicious software. Hackers infected Macs with the “KeRanger” ransomware through a tainted copy of Transmission, a popular programme for […]

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Marissa Mayer Hopes to Stay in Job Even if Yahoo Changes Hands

Marissa Mayer is hopeful of keeping her job leading Yahoo Inc. even if the struggling Web pioneer changes hands. Under pressure from investors and facing a potential proxy fight, the chief executive officer has pledged to do what’s best for shareholders as Yahoo reviews alternatives for separating its core Internet business from a stake in […]

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Google Is Literally Hitting the Road for User Feedback

Google is about to embark on an old-school search, swapping its Internet algorithm for a custom-built van that will cruise across the US to find out how people use its online services and react to new features. The white van emblazoned with Google’s colorful logo and an invitation to “shape the future” of the world’s […]

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Code.org Hacked: Emails and Locations Data of Volunteers Compromised

Code.org suffered a security breach on its website this week, the non-profit has confirmed. A firm based in Singapore managed to access some personal data on Code.org website leveraging a client-side vulnerability. As a result, Code.org says, more than 12,000 volunteer email addresses, and some locations data were compromised. On Saturday, Code.org began to inform […]

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ShopClues set to buy mobile payments start-up Momoe

Radhika Aggarwal and Sanjay Sethi, founders of ShopClues. Photo: Mint Online shopping platform ShopClues.com is in advanced talks to buy mobile payments firm Momoe Technologies, as it looks to add a payment service to its platform, according to three people aware of the discussions. The all-stock deal, likely to be announced in the next 45 […]

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Yoga Makes Irritable Bowel Syndrome Vanish

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a physical disorder that causes prolonged abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating, and abnormal bowel movements including constipation and diarrhea. Classified as a gastrointestinal tract disorder, it can happen at any age and can be more commonly found in women than men. Studies suggest that Irritable Bowel Syndrome can mar the […]

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