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Can Microsoft’s New Social Chatbot Compete With Google Duplex?

While all the brouhaha over Google's Duplex didn't even subside, Microsoft has been busy testing a similar technology in China. At an AI event in London yesterday, Satya Nadella, CEO - Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), showcased the tech in the form...
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WhatsApp Sharing Payments Data With Facebook: A Threat To Other Payments Companies In India?

Following months of anticipation, WhatsApp launched its peer-to-peer payment feature in the month of February 2018, putting forth a strong parley to India’s digital payments ecosystem. However, con-tempo news state that, this feature has been a reason for India's Central...
UPI for Mobile Wallet

Can The Reserve Bank’s KYC Norms Help UPI Gain The Upper Hand Over Mobile...

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past year or so, you must have some idea about the meteoric rise in popularity of mobile wallets in India. The sudden explosion in popularity and the subsequent ‘arms...
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Google Chrome OS To Grow Beyond Cloud Computing With Android Integration

Although Google Chrome OS is not the most popular OS of the likes of MAC and Windows, it is the first to narrow the gap between smartphone and computing environments. Among the host of announcements in the latest Google...
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Apple Pay Credit Card: What Is iPhone Maker Upto?

Apple's efforts to replace the wallet with Apple Pay was the tipping point in mobile payments service and now the iPhone maker is branching out in a more diverse payments industry. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is planning to create an Apple...
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Why Is Apple Removing Thousands of Apps From the App Store?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), in a bid to safeguard user's location data, has begun scraping apps from the App Store that violate the company's location data policies. As originally reported by 9to5Mac, the Cupertino giant is removing thousands of apps...
Google Duplex

Google Duplex Could Reinvent The Mobile Communication?

Today, the AI has evolved beyond setting timers, shopping, or playing music. With Google Duplex the tech giant has, apparently, captured the essence of real AI. Google's AI smarts have outsmarted all other players in the realm, exhibiting jaw-dropping...

Google I/O 2018: AI Takes Over The First Day Highlights

The first day of annual Google I/O developers conference wrapped up promising some groundbreaking developments. CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off his official keynote by recognizing how the company has a "deep sense of responsibility" about the products and services...
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Apple Wants Developers To Update All iOS Apps For iPhone X

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has apparently struck the right chords to support its latest tech. The iPhone maker has made it official on the company's developer portal informing the iOS developers that all the future apps, whether new ones or updated...
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From Bits Of Paper To Bits And Bytes: Evolution Of The Cashless Economy In...

We live in an era where technology has permeated every single aspect of our daily lives. The impact of technology on our day to day activities is undeniable, as is its incessant forward march. This phenomenon can be most...
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Google Chat: Can Google Fix Android Messaging Once And For All?

Accept it, the default texting experience on Android is awful. And, that's why Google has planned to take yet another shot in mobile messaging space with Google Chat. The search engine giant is integrating 'Chat' into Android Messages, the...
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Free Netflix In India: Airtel To Offer Free Membership On Its TV App

Netflix has grown astoundingly in Indian VOD market but still has got a long way to cover before it outpaces Amazon Prime. In an effort to do so, Netflix is tieing up with Indian telcos to double down on...
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The Number Of Truecaller Users: 100 Million Daily Active Users, And Growing

Truecaller, a mobile number identification app has achieved the milestone of 100 million daily active users (DAUs), the company has announced today. The company has strengthened its foothold in the market and leapfrogged from 100 million monthly active users...
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Amazon Web Browser In India: The Secret Launch Is A Part Of The Bigger...

With an unprecedented demand for 'lite' apps in emerging markets, the E-commerce giant Amazon has very quietly released its own Android web browser. It has one of the most generic names one could think of - "Internet: Fast, lite...
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Apple To Launch The Netflix of Online Magazines – News Subscription Service

Though Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been consistent in the consumer electronics market, the Cupertino giant hasn't lost its focus in the service division. To strengthen its service arm further, Apple is planning to launch a news subscription service within...
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Google In Hot Water: Over 3,300 Android Apps Are Found Tracking Kids

The Facebook Cambridge Analytica fiasco has apparently opened a pandora box. In the latest twist, researchers have found that Google Play store is full of apps that track children's online activities and sensitive information without their consent. The most...

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Will The Rising Popularity of Online Smartphone Sales In India Kill...

The online smartphone sales in India is growing at a phenomenal pace. While smartphone OEMs have left no stone unturned to grab a sizable...

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