[AI] Epic: first web browser for India launched
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The Hindu : Sci-Tech / Internet : Epic: first web browser for India launched
BANGALORE, July 15, 2010
Hidden Reflex, a Bangalore based software startup, has launched a browser targeted at Indian audiences: Epic.
The browser has been created by a team of Indian engineers on the open-source Mozilla platform, it said in a statement.
Any internet user can now download the browser for free by logging onto the website www.epicbrowser.com "Epic provides a uniquely Indian browsing experience.
Epic's India sidebar supports Indian content by providing users access to the latest national and regional news from popular publications, live television
channels, videos, stock quotes, live cricket scores, top music albums, and local events", it said.
Users can choose from 1500+ customized Indian themes and wallpapers ranging from freedom fighters to famous Bollywood and regional film stars. Writing in
Indian languages is supported throughout Epic. Users can instantly write in Indian languages on any webpage or in Write, Epic's free built-in word processor.
Twelve Indian languages are currently supported, the statement said.
Free antivirus scanning and healing is built into Epic, while another security measure warns users when they're about to visit potentially dangerous websites.
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