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Who invented email? Shiva Ayyadurai or Ray Tomlinson

Posted by Team YTS   on February 24, 2016
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Category :India, Story, Tech Story
A google search for “Who invented email” returns the name of an India-born scientist Shiva Ayyadurai who allegedly invented email at the age of fourteen. Dr. V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai was born in Mumbai (Bombay), India. He along with his family left to US at the age of 7. He studied computer programming at New York University and later joined MIT to get four undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in addition to PHD in biological engineering. ShivaRead More

Moikit: A preventive tech solution to avoid Kidney Stones

Posted by Team YTS   on February 9, 2016
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Category :Health, start-up, Tech Story
There has been a sharp rise in Kidney stones (also known as a renal calculus or nephrolith) cases around the world in recent years. Approximately 1 in 11 people in the United States are affected by Kidney stones. The leading cause of kidney stones is not drinking enough water. Stones commonly have been found in those who drink less than eight to ten glasses of water a day. When there is not enough water toRead More

InMobi, a company that ran out of money to $2bn acquisition speculations

Posted by Team YTS   on January 17, 2016
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Category :India, Inspiration, start-up, Tech Story
Every startup goes through ups and downs. It’s the critical business decisions, tough calls, hard work, persistence that makes startups survive and successful in long run.  InMobi was started  in 2006 as SMS based search platform, mKhoj, that later pivoted to become a mobile advertising platform. Founded by  Naveen Tiwari, Abhay Singhal, Mohit Saxena, and Amit Gupta, InMobi which today clocks  138 Billion monthly ad impressions and has 17 offices worldwide once barely had enoughRead More

Watch short films from India on Shortfundly

Posted by Team YTS   on August 7, 2015
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Category :start-up
Chennai-based startup Shortfundly has chosen to create a niche platform for short film publishers. The startup offers an  online video platform for showcasing curated short films from India. On Shortfundly users can browse through different short videos based on variety of languages, genres and channels. Shortfundly is currently offered for free. Filmmakers can submit their existing YouTube, Vimeo or Dailymotion work to Shortfundly. Shortfundly is trying to build an online video platform that combines curationRead More

WhatsApp on Desktop: What You Can and Can’t Do With it?

Posted by Team YTS   on March 18, 2015
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Category :News, Social media, Tech tips
Checking WhatsApp messages at work, without peeking into your phones every now and then away from the prying eyes of the bosses, is easily possible thanks to the launch of WhatsApp Web: the desktop version of the popular mobile-messaging app.   “Today, for the first time, millions of you will have the ability to use WhatsApp on your web browser,” read the announcement on company’s blog much to the elation of millions who are mostRead More