Bengaluru: VEOOZ, a breaking news platform has taken birth today. It gathers breaking news and relevant stories selected from thousands of local, global news and social media sources using patented algorithms and provide it to the users. It is the brainchild of Srini Koppolu – Ex-MD of Microsoft India Development center – Professor Vasudeva Varma – Dean R&D IIT-Hyderabad – and Dr. Prasad Pingali – expert in search, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP). VEOOZ provides detailed coverage of the news and also provides videos, images and other news related to that particular news. The user friendly app is available in multiple languages across many countries and can be customized according to user’s preferences.
Excited about his company’s launch, Srini Koppolu, Founder & CEO, VEOOZ says, “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”. He also added that majority of the people from India can use the app in their language and stay current with important stories.
“Veooz is powered by a highly scalable platform that continuously discovers and analyzes stories from thousands of news, magazine and blog sources as well as millions of social media posts, pictures, videos, and selects relevant stories using heuristics based on news and social signals,” cites Prasad Pingali, Founder & CTO, VEOOZ. “Using patented algorithms, auto-curated feeds are generated in real time for 40 countries, 2000 cities, 100k topics,” he added.
Users can choose from over 100,000 topics such as technology, business, sports, entertainment, fashion, travel or follow specific celebrities, companies, products, cities, hashtags and many more. While this FREE app can be installed on Android and iOS devices, it can also be accessed through website from any computer or device.