In India, Mobile App Usage Grew by 43% YoY In 2016, Albeit Slower than 2015 [STUDY]
India is the second largest country by population, number of internet users, number of mobile subscriptions and number of smartphone users in the world. The fast changing equation in mobile space has accelerated the adoption of mobile apps, which...
Reliance and Airtel Lock Horns Over The Title of Fastest Internet Network in India
Ever since Reliance Jio made its spectacular game-changing foray into the Indian telecom scene, Reliance and Airtel have been at loggerheads with each other. Their claims over which is the fastest internet network in India is a rather interesting debate...
Will Facebook’s New Feature of Page Increase Spam?
It seems like Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) will soon roll out an updated version of Facebook Groups where Pages will be allowed to post in Groups. The online social networking major is testing a new feature that will allow Page owners...
LinkedIn is Betting Big on Content by Introducing Trending Storylines
LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) announced on Wednesday, on their official blog, the launch of Trending Storylines. This new LinkedIn feature is where "daily curated interest-based feeds about the most important developing stories in your industry" will cluster and be accessible to...
2017 Sees More Billionaires Than Ever Before With A 13% Increase From 2016: Forbes
The new Forbes 2017 Billionaires List suggests that the number of billionaires has risen from just 1,810 in 2016 to about 2,043 for the year 2017 - A whopping 13% increase in the number of billionaires in the world! This year's...
When Zynga Bought This Single Employee Startup For Whopping $42.5 Million
Tim Oswald, the "one-man show" behind Harpan LLC games, is now $42.5 million richer. Zynga, the gaming app development company, has acquired the app developer's Solitaire games, in what appears to be an all cash deal stated to have taken...
A Major Loophole in WhatsApp Allows Hackers to Take Over Your Account
A recent finding by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. throws light on how susceptible messaging apps are to hacking and data theft. The discovery by Check Point, mentioning especially Whatsapp and Telegram, which contain a critical security flaw in...
Why Is Google Allowing You to Send or Receive Money Via Gmail On Android For Free?
As of March 14, 2017, Google, in an announcement, shared the news that users of the Gmail app on Android devices would be able to send or request money with anyone. They would also be able to do so...
Facebook Messenger Day: Isn’t Facebook Too Much ‘Inspired’ From Snapchat?
Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) now has a new feature called Messenger Day, which lets users share parts of their day with their Messenger buddies, and which will disappear in 24 hours. This feature is very identical to Snapchat's Stories feature which...
Paytm to Charge 2% on Loading Wallet Via Credit Card: Seals the Loophole in its System
The Indian mobile wallet major Paytm will now levy a 2% fee for adding money to its wallet using credit cards, only to transfer to bank accounts. In a swift move, Paytm announced on Wednesday that it would no longer...
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Edtech startup entrepreneur arrested for defrauding students to the tune of Rs 18 crore
The rise of EdTech startups in India is primarily driven by the increasing demand for online education and upskilling...
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