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Facebook Inc. (FB) Challenges WhatsApp With Its Revised Messaging App For Android !

Social media titan Facebook  Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is introducing progressive changes to enhance its foothold in mobile section. It's latest version of messaging app for android was renewed to provide enriched experience to its mobile users. The latest version allows users to send message to any of their mobile phone contacts bypassing the limitation of messaging to just Facebook friends/mutual...

1.1 Million BBM Downloads In First 8 Hours; Alas, None Is Going To Work !

It’s a mix of good and bad news. Let’s start with the most fascinating aspect of both; No matter how bad or ugly scenario were faced by BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY), Smartphone users are immensely excited about BBM – irrespective of on what Smartphone OS are they. More than 1.1 million of Android users went ahead to install ‘unreleased’ version...

Global Mobile App Downloads Projection 2013 – 2017: Paid-For Apps To Account For 9% In 2013 [REPORT]

It is expected that the total revenue from mobile apps will show an increase of $8 billion from last year to $26 billion in 2013. App downloads were seen to be increasing all throughout the year. Number of downloads is expected to reach 102 billion in 2013, a significant increase from 64 billion downloads in 2012. Free apps will...

Behaviour Of Smartphone Users Can Change The Future of Retail In Asia [REPORT]

There was a time when the word ‘smartphones’ triggered a spell check in computers, usage of the word is fairly common among people nowadays. It is a word that changed the way we used to look at our phones. Calling, messaging and listening to music are not the only things we do on our phones nowadays. The number of...

“Cortana” From Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) To Challenge Apple Siri And Google Now [REPORT]

Halo fans will surely love this! Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) renowned video game series- Halo’s Artificial Intelligence character, Cortana may soon exist in the real world too! Microsoft is reportedly developing a voice-recognition AI assistant, codenamed ‘Cortana’, to compete with the likes of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Siri, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Now and Samsung’s (KRX:005930) S Voice.Just like in Halo games, Microsoft’s assistant...

Facebook Acquisition of “Jibbigo” Could Trigger A War In Mobile Space!

Facebook Inc. (FB) is witnessing the growing challenge of users’ migration to mobile platform lately. And, to maintain its supremacy - complimenting to dominance - Facebook has acquired nearly 35 companies in last six years - majority to it from mobile space. The recent one to add on to this list is “Mobile Technologies”, a 12-year-old startup, which is...

Smartphone App Usage: Develop Female Appealing App To Make More Money!

Smartphone debuted in the market as a ‘tool for business’ and for long time it justifies its presence among male users. However, the trend is apparently shifting as women are taking over men in aspects of smartphone usage. One would be surprised to know that women install 40% more apps on Smartphone than activity conscious men, according to the...

Twitter And Facebook Competing Aggresively To Grab Bigger Pie of Advertising Dollars Through Mobile App

The 'micro' social networking site Twitter has recent launched a mobile music application 'twitter #music' that will let users to listen and share songs from various sources including Apple Inc. (AAPL) iTunes.Twitter #music app is now available on iOS but assured soon it will be available for Google Android users too. However, Twitter is not hosting the tracks you will...

Voice Assistance Market Is Heating Up: Amazon Reportedly Buys “Evi” For $26 Million

For the past couple of weeks web has buzzed with rumors and speculations that Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) is going to launch Smartphone this year. The rumors are apparently turning  true as Amazon has just acquired Voice Assistant Application "Evi", developed by Evi Technologies Ltd formerly known as True Knowledge Ltd Company for $26 Million.Voice enabled personal assistant app Evi...

LinkedIn On Facebook Footsteps: The New Mobile App Copied From Copy Cats !

World's leading professional network LinkedIn Inc (LNKD) has redesigned its Android & iPhone app with new UI and richer story stream. Since the release of update LinkedIn has registered 80 million+ new users. The latest update gives user a new redesigned app with more options and rich in color story streams.While the adoption of mobile is all time high and social...

Mobile Apps Contribute Mere 4% Of e-Commerce Revenue For e-Stores [Report]

In spite of explosive growth in mobile space, businesses are yet to realize Mobile apps’ contribution in e-Commerce revenue. Still, only 4% of total e-Commerce revenue is being generated by Mobile apps for businesses that own and maintain their e-Stores. Interestingly, all combined mobile channels generated only 5% of total e-commerce revenue through m-commerce in 2012 globally.According to the...

5 Tips To Develop An Efficacious Mobile App To Claim Your Share Of $100 Billion !

The Mobile and Telecom industry is well matured than ever before, so are the mobile users too. As the adoption of Smartphone is growing leaps and bounds, users’ expectations from their ‘best-companion’ are also mounting high. This has triggered a ‘silent-war’ in mobile App industry with the hidden message – let the best win. Companies and developers are adopting...

Windows 8 App Fest Live From KTPO Bangalore !!!!

12.05 PM : Key Note Session is about to begin in 5 minutes.12.10 PM: Mr. Bhaskar, Chairman Microsoft India On Stage !!! Thanking Media !!! 12.18 PM - 3800 developers are here to break the world record !!!12.22 PM: Mr. John at stage, explaining Microsoft initiatives on Windows 8 platform.12.25 PM: Microsoft sold more than 700 Million licenses...12.26 PM: There will be...

Diabeto: A Tech-Startup That Beats Diabetes In Its Own Game [Interview]

Just think it over first – Diabetes caused 4.6 million deaths in 2011. 366 million people across the globe are suffering from Diabetes and in next 18 years, the intensification will reach 552 million people. Unfortunately, 78,000 children develop diabetes every year. Now, here comes the big shock – 70% diabetic patients are NOT self- monitoring their blood glucose...

Revamped Bookmarking App “Pocket” Makes Web Pages To Be Read Easier And Efficiently

In this busy world, people come across many interesting web pages online, which they might want to read later and it is a messy task of saving all those pages. I mean, I have seen people copying links of web pages and save it manually in a notepad for future reference.You can find dozens of bookmarking apps in various app...

Apple Is Trying To Team-Up With Facebook: A Game Changer Move !

You might have noticed that Apple's stance about Facebook is continuously changing. Since the last couple of years, Apple's relationship with Facebook is not plausible, but now, it's changing. Apple poke first arrow in February of this year when Apple's new CEO addressed to a group of investors, said, Facebook is the company which is closest to Apple. Does...

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YouTube Should Have Bid Adieu To Dislike Button Much Earlier?

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