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Paytm May Acquire Freecharge After Raising $1.5 Billion From SoftBank

After Flipkart's largest ever round of funding, other Indian unicorns have apparently set their eyes on raising billions of dollars in their next round of funding. Mobile Wallet platform Paytm, the most aggressive player among all, is reportedly in...
mobile app revenue 2016 - 2021

Mobile App Store Revenue To Exceed $139 Billion By 2021: A Look At Mature...

Ever since the launch of Apple App Store back in July 2008, the worldwide mobile app industry, especially mobile app downloads and mobile app store revenue, has experienced unprecedented growth. The incredible proliferation and ubiquitous adoption of smartphones and...
moible app usage india 2017

In India, Mobile App Usage Grew by 43% YoY In 2016, Albeit Slower than...

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...
mobile app vs mobile app time spent 2017

Internet Time Spend in Mobile Apps 2017-19: It’s 8x Than Mobile Web [REPORT]

Over the past few years, we have seen an increasing trend of consumer computing technology shifting to a mobile-first philosophy. The "age of mobile" that we are currently living in has been defined by the rise of two ecosystems...
Android-Malware

Google Says Trojan Comprises Over 50% of Harmful App Installs on Android [REPORT]

Security on Google's hugely popular Android operating system has been a bit of an anathema for a long time. The perception has been that Android is particularly susceptible to virus, malware and other harmful software. This has been the...
mobile app abandonment vs retention 2017

1 Out of 4 Users Abandon a Mobile App Just After One Use, In-App...

Ever since the advent of the smartphone and an app based software ecosystem, download numbers have been the primary metric to measure success. However, this circumstance has seen a drastic change over the past few years. With the unceasing...
samsung Bixby

Samsung Bixby Will Intensify The War of AI Driven Virtual Digital Assistants

Exciting news came out recently, with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd (KRX:005930) announcing their new virtual digital assistant. Named “Bixby”, Samsung describes it as the “new intelligent interface” on all their devices. This marks the first time ever that Samsung has...
mobile apps usage 2016

Time Spent In Messaging And Social Apps Grew By Whopping 394% in 2016 [REPORT]

The future belongs to mobile. This is a fact that we have known for a while now. The landmark presentation “Mobile is Eating The World” by analyst Benedict Evans very aptly showcases how smartphones have infiltrated practically every aspect...
Amazon Alexa

Could Amazon’s Alexa Coming To iOS Spell The Beginning Of The End For Siri

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) have announced that they are bringing their AI digital assistant, Alexa to the iOS platform for the first time ever. Amazon declared that users will now be able to access Alexa from inside Amazon's iOS app....
whatsapp hacking

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...
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Why Is Google Allowing You to Send or Receive Money Via Gmail On Android...

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...
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Paytm Suspends Its Hush-Hush Plan To Charge 2% Fee on Credit Card Transaction

Paytm has suspended the half backed strategy to prevent the misuse of cash withdrawal from credit card via Paytm at 0% fee. After much uproar, criticism and questions Paytm has apparently realised the move could bring in more of inconvenience...
Paytm charges on Credit cards

Is Paytm Unethically Charging Customers In The Guise Of Reducing/Identifying Frauds? [UPDATE]

So, you would have read the Paytm news update by now. If you have not read it till now and you are a Paytm wallet user who tops up the wallet using credit cards, enlighten yourself first by following...
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Paytm to Charge 2% on Loading Wallet Via Credit Card: Seals the Loophole in...

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...
Apple iOS device failure rate Q4 2016

Apple iOS Devices Fail More Than Android: The Device And App Crash Report Says...

With the rapidly changing climes of modern technology and how we interact with it on a day to day basis, smartphones have very quickly evolved from a premium luxury to a basic necessity. Just like it was with personal...
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When Rs. 10 Crore Investment In Paytm Returned Rs. 275 Crore

The startup ecosystem in India has been growing leaps and bounds for the last five years, despite all challenges, criticism and corrections. It is proven once again as the poster boy of digital wallet revolution in India, Paytm, has...

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