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Five must-have applications for house-hunters in 2017

Updated: Jan 10, 2017 15:53 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 10 (ANI): Keeping up pace with the digital world in the real estate industry, there are some companies in the market who intend to bring a revolution in the real estate background by giving a wealth of information to home buyers at their fingertips.

These companies are bringing more awareness to potential buyers than ever before and creating more opportunities for the overall market.

Here's a look at the must-have applications of some of these companies for house-hunting:

HDFC RED- It is a technology-enabled platform that helps home buyers find the right kind of place from a pool of more than 27,000 types of listed homes. The platform lists properties from 23 cities in India, covering more than 80 percent of the primary residential market in major cities of the country. It is combined that with a gamified interface and card design architecture, through which the user gets a house-hunting experience that is intuitive and easier.

NoBroker- It's a home rental platform that helps the users save brokerage by connecting genuine house owners and genuine tenants directly without a broker. Renting out or finding a flat, apartment, house, home and flatmate without a broker has become way easier than before.

Nestaway- NestAway has housing for everyone. The app provides details of furnished houses with no brokerage, and no maintenance hassles. Rentals start as low as Rs 6,000 per month. Every Nestaway home is equipped with TV, Sofa, Bed, Cupboards, Washing Machine, Fridge, and WiFi among other services.

MagicBricks- It's one of the most trusted property apps in India and puts all complex parameters of property search in a simple and intuitive interface. Whether you are looking to buy property or rent it out, MagicBricks can help you save both time and money. One of the best features of MagicBricks is intelligent searches, which narrows down options and provides the best of the information.

Trulia- Trulia gives detailed information to individuals, who are hunting for

a place to stay permanently or temporarily. With this application, users can see the nearest homes, apartments for sale or rent, nearest restaurants, educational institutions, grocery stores, directions, crime maps, local scoops, open houses and so on. (ANI)

Who controls your car without you knowing?

Updated: Feb 21, 2017 16:43 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.21 (ANI): Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of applications for the remote control of cars from several famous car manufacturers. As a result, the company's experts have discovered that all of the applications contain a number of security issues that can potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners.

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New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): World leader in digital security Gemalto is presenting the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): In lieu of its eighth birthday on February 24, 2017, WhatsApp messenger, the instant messaging platform introduced a new update which is set to revamp the status feature.

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New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI): NEC Corporation has announced that it has completed joint verification trials with NTT DOCOMO, Inc. using Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO), a core technology for 5G base stations.

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New Delhi [India], Feb 19 (ANI): SyncNScan is a young company, which was set up by ex-Microsoft leaders and they were pioneers in introducing anti-virus for mobile devices.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Ericsson introduced a 5G platform for the needs of the first movers in 5G. Communications are rapidly moving toward data-heavy applications like Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality everywhere.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Aeris Communications' 'AerCloud' is an IoT cloud platform for collecting, managing and analysing sensor data for Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Oracle India on Thursday announced that Oracle Management Cloud service has provided Indian companies with smarter insights and swifter action, thereby eliminating slow transactions.

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New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): LeEco, the internet and technology conglomerate's second generation Superphones Le2 (3+32) and Le Max2 to be a star attraction on popular e-commerce platform, Snapdeal during their Exchange Offer Days between February 16 to 18.

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New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): Kaspersky Lab on Thursday announced the

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New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): Leading provider of customer experience

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New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): As per the International Data Corporation (IDC) India Q4 2016 smartphone market report, Lenovo has emerged as the second best smartphone brand in CY 2016 with 8.9 percent and 9.8 percent market share by volume and value respectively.

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Gift-giving made easier this Valentine's Day

Updated: Feb 14, 2017 13:26 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 14 (ANI): For those who are struggling for ideas to gift to their other half on the big day of love, the ''Valentine's Day', here are some latest tech savvy gift ideas, from smart devices to gadgets put together for him and her:

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New Delhi [India], Feb 14 (ANI): cloud applications and platform services Oracle on Tuesday announced expansion of its 'Oracle Cloud Platform's' data integration offerings with the launch of Oracle Data Integrator Cloud, which will signify, simplify and accelerate cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics that help organizations drive better business decisions.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 14 (ANI): In a move to introduce the concept of virtual reality (VR) in the Indian market, Anand Gandhi's Memesys Cultural Labs has launched ElseVR, India's first VR platform.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 14 (ANI): Google on Tuesday announced the launch of Google Maps' new feature 'Lists'. The feature has been designed to help an individual create a list of his/her favourite places. This feature is currently available on Android and iOS softwares.

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New Delhi [India], Feb 13 (ANI): As data encryption is more widely adopted to protect sensitive applications and information, world leader in digital security Gemalto has announced the launch of two new solutions that give enterprises unparalleled speed, performance and security when encrypting data across the cloud, enterprise applications and high-speed corporate networks.

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Make this Valentine's Day a tech savvy one

Updated: Feb 10, 2017 21:28 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 10 (ANI): As couples wait for Cupid to cast his magic spell, market players in technology have made an attempt to create an app-friendly Valentine's Day.

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New Delhi [India], Feb.10 (ANI): Samtel Avionics Ltd. (SA), one of India's leading aerospace and defence firms, along with its joint venture companies - Samtel HAL Display Systems Ltd. (SHDS) and Samtel Thales Avionics Ltd. (STAL) - will be showcasing its wide array of military products and expanded range of capabilities at the AeroIndia 2017 from February 14 to February 18, 2017 at Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru.

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Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb.8 (ANI-Businesswire India): HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, today released the findings of an independent survey of senior business and technology decision-makers on the Internet of Things (IoT) in large global enterprises.

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