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Former Microsoft India MD Srini Koppolu launches Veooz app

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MUMBAI: In order to provide easy access to relevant news, former Microsoft India MD Srini Koppolu has launched a news app. Christened Veooz, the app will bring easy access to breaking news and important stories, selected from thousands of sources using patented algorithms.

 

Those involved along with Koppolu are IIIT-Hyderabad dean R&D professor Vasudeva Varma and search, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) expert Dr. Prasad Pingali. Veooz is the one stop solution for news with support for multiple languages, countries, cities, topics and personalization.

 

?With a vision to provide easy access to relevant news to the widest audience across the world, we are making the Veooz app available in 10 languages in India along with the English versions for 40 countries,? said Veooz founder and CEO Koppolu. ?Majority of the people from India can use the app in their language and stay current with important stories,? he added.

 

Veooz enables users to experience stories in multiple ways. They can skim through the headlines, read a short summary, or the full story. Using 360 feature, they can get in-depth coverage on a story with related stories, pictures, videos, and live buzz. The app has the unique capability to pull ?the buzz? related to a story, filter out noise and show posts which are meaningful and from influential people.

 

With more than 100,000 topics to choose from, users can follow general topics such as technology, business, sports, entertainment, fashion, travel or follow specific celebrities, companies, products, cities, hashtags and more. Veooz personalization engine will generate custom designed My Veooz news feed with the right mix of stories, so that user never misses any important story on their interests.

 

?Veooz is powered by a highly scalable platform that continuously discovers and analyzes stories from thousands of news, magazine, blog sources and millions of posts, pictures, videos from all major social networks, and selects relevant stories using heuristics based on news and social media signals. Using patented algorithms, auto-curated feeds are generated in real time for 40 countries, 2000 cities, thousands of topics,? added Veooz founder, CTO Prasad Pingali.

 

It is a free app that can be installed on Android and iOS devices.

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