Google's payment app for India 'Tez' bec...

Google's payment app for India 'Tez' becomes Googl...

Digital payment service for India, Tez, for a global rollout, Google on Tuesday renamed the app as Google Pay and introduced new features that could soon help its Indian users get instant "pre-approved" loans from some banks. "Building for India has often meant Google building for everyone all aroun...

29 Aug 2018

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway in t...

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway in talks to in...

After attracting investment from global investment majors such as SoftBank and Alibaba, Paytm is now in talks with Warren Buffett’sBerkshire Hathawayto raise Rs 2,000-2,500 crore. This will be Warren Buffet’s first direct investment in India. According to a report inEconomic Times, Berks...

28 Aug 2018

Facebook goes back to old technologies t...

Facebook goes back to old technologies to connect ...

After abandoning its plan to develop a solar-powered drone called Aquila and grounding a helicopter drone project to connect people in remote areas, Facebook has gone back to the basics, working on technologies like mesh Wi-Fi and Express Wi-Fi in partnership with equipment manufacturers and operato...

23 Aug 2018
Twitter Lite Android app launched in Ind...

Twitter Lite Android app launched in India

The micro-blogging platform on Tuesday made its data-friendly Twitter Lite Android app available in 21 more countries, including India, which can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Built for 2G and 3G networks which are still in use in several parts of India, Twitter Lite has an install size of 3...

14 Aug 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launched with 6.4-...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launched with 6.4-Inch displ...

The much-awaited launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was held in New York last night and many of the rumored specifications and features were confirmed to be true. The highlight of the new smartphone is definitely the dynamic S-Pen Stylus. But first the basicspecsof the Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The di...

10 Aug 2018

Committed to increase accessibility of A...

Committed to increase accessibility of AI tools in...

Chipmaker Intel on Wednesday said it was committed to accelerate the accessibility of Artificial Intelligence tools across industries, and drive the next wave of computing by strategically investing in developer education. To develop AI-ready talent in the country, the company said it had trained mo...

08 Aug 2018
WhatsApp officially rolls out forward me...

WhatsApp officially rolls out forward message limi...

With the Indian government talking tough on WhatsApp's failure to check the spread of fake and provocative content on its platorm, the instant messaging service on Wednesday said it has begun rolling out its forward message limit to five chats for over 200 million users in India. The Facebook-owned ...

08 Aug 2018

Honor Play Launched Today at Starting Pr...

Honor Play Launched Today at Starting Price of Rs ...

Honortoday launched its gaming-focused Honor Play smartphone in India. The smartphone’s 4GB RAM variant is available at Rs 19,999 while the 6GB RAM variant is available at Rs 23,999. Honor Play has already been launched in China, and today the company officially launched it in India. The Honor...

06 Aug 2018

Facebook begins testing its dating proje...

Facebook begins testing its dating project interna...

In a bid to take on mobile dating apps like Tinder and Bumble, Facebook has begun testing its dating project internally with employees. According to a report in The Verge on Friday, an independent app researcher Jane Manchun Wong found evidence of the dating feature testing and posted it on Twitter....

04 Aug 2018
RBI questions cashbacks and offers given...

RBI questions cashbacks and offers given to Paytm ...

The Reserve Bank of India has reportedly questioned One97 Communicationed-owned Paytm Payments Bank overcashbacksand has asked it to stop adding more customers to its banking process till the company is able to clear the apprehensions that it has on the cashback and other benefits. The advice to Pay...

04 Aug 2018

Popular short-form video app Musical.ly ...

Popular short-form video app Musical.ly to be shut...

An app almost in the same genre but much more popular in China. Beijing Bytedance Technology Co is the owner of both these apps and Musical.ly was acquired by it only last December. The similarity between both is that users can share short videos they make on the app. Users sing or dance to their fa...

04 Aug 2018