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Google to pull the plug on ‘Inbox by Gmail’ app, closure by March 2019

Google to pull the plug on ‘Inbox by Gmail’ app, closure by March 2019

Google said that it has created a transition guide to help customers switch from Inbox to the new Gmail with ease.

Sep 13, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
Google expands Neighbourly app to five Indian cities

Google expands Neighbourly app to five Indian cities

In May, Goggle had launched the beta version of the app in Mumbai and later expanded to Jaipur.

Sep 12, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
WhatsApp yet to appoint grievance officer in India; SC seeks response within 4 weeks

WhatsApp yet to appoint grievance officer in India; SC seeks response within 4 weeks

Over the past few months, fake messages circulating on WhatsApp have incited incidents of mob fury across parts of India.

Aug 27, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
Snapchat's new redesign for Android in testing phase

Snapchat's new redesign for Android in testing phase

A peek at Snapchat's future improvements suggest a tidier interface and smooth app running.

Aug 20, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Soon, WhatsApp backups won't eat into your Google Drive space

Soon, WhatsApp backups won't eat into your Google Drive space

Until now, WhatsApp backup data counted towards the space one had on Google Drive.

Aug 17, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Twitter removes developer tools in third-party apps

Twitter removes developer tools in third-party apps

The changes will affect third-party Twitter apps including Tweetbot, Twitterrific, Talon and Tweetings.

Aug 17, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
WhatsApp officially rolls out forward message limit in India to curb fake news

WhatsApp officially rolls out forward message limit in India to curb fake news

Henceforth, Indian users will not be allowed to forward more than five chats at once.

Aug 09, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
Snapchat's daily user count slips to 188  million

Snapchat's daily user count slips to 188 million

Snapchat for the first time shared the number of monthly active users -- 100 million in the US and Canada.

Aug 08, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Can FB, Whatsapp, Instagram be blocked in specific situations? DoT seeks industry views

Can FB, Whatsapp, Instagram be blocked in specific situations? DoT seeks industry views

The Section 69A of IT Act talks about power to issue directions for blocking for public access to any information through any computer resource.

Aug 07, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
WhatsApp to charge businesses for sending marketing, customer service messages

WhatsApp to charge businesses for sending marketing, customer service messages

WhatsApp has acknowledged that it is charging a premium compared to SMS rates.

Aug 02, 2018, 11:14 AM IST
WhatsApp group calling for voice, video rolled out to Android, iOS users

WhatsApp group calling for voice, video rolled out to Android, iOS users

The group calling feature supports up to four people simultaneously and is available for both voice and video options.

Jul 31, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
Experts working on app to flag 'fake news' on WhatsApp

Experts working on app to flag 'fake news' on WhatsApp

For example, if a message is received, there will be colour codes that will indicate the authenticity.

Jul 30, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
WhatsApp testing 'mute button' option directly from notifications panel

WhatsApp testing 'mute button' option directly from notifications panel

The feature is available for WhatsApp Android beta version 2.18.216.

Jul 30, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Instagram testing emoji reactions feature for Stories

Instagram testing emoji reactions feature for Stories

The feature being tested in the latest version of the app shows six emojies -- clapping hands; laughing with tears; heart-eyes; shocked/surprised; sad; and fire.

Jul 19, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
Instagram working on non-SMS, two-factor authentication

Instagram working on non-SMS, two-factor authentication

Tech companies like Google and Facebook have already built tools to protect against the vulnerability of SMS-based two-factor authentication.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Railway Delhi Division introduces unreserved ticketing system on Mobile App

Railway Delhi Division introduces unreserved ticketing system on Mobile App

Through this App, a passenger can book single ticket, season ticket and platform ticket.

Jul 18, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
Tinder encrypts photos shared on app

Tinder encrypts photos shared on app

The size of the "swipe data" was used by security researchers to differentiate actions from one another.

Jul 02, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Instagram users can now add soundtrack to Stories

Instagram users can now add soundtrack to Stories

The selected song would also come with fast-forward and rewind options for users to choose the exact part of the song that fits their story.

Jun 29, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Know how to apply for passport using mPassport Seva Mobile App

Know how to apply for passport using mPassport Seva Mobile App

The app is available in Android and iOS platforms.

Jun 27, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
Truecaller brings back 'Who Viewed Your Profile' for Pro users

Truecaller brings back 'Who Viewed Your Profile' for Pro users

The feature allows users to see who has viewed their profile, keeping them prepared for which calls to expect and from whom.

Jun 21, 2018, 11:25 AM IST

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