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Twitter 'ghost' deletes offensive tweets
Twitter 'ghost' deletes offensive tweets

Twitter is `ghost` deleting offensive tweets, most certainly in line with its campaign to weed out the offensive and harassing content and make the platform safe for its users.

Know how to get Reliance Jio Prime Membership
Know how to get Reliance Jio Prime Membership

Enrollment for Prime membership will start from March 1 and continue till March 31.

Reliance Jio Prime Membership at Rs 99: All you need to know about the plan
Reliance Jio Prime Membership at Rs 99: All you need to know about the plan

Here's all you need to know about  Jio Prime Membership plan.

BharatQR code: World's first interoperable payment acceptance solution launched
BharatQR code: World's first interoperable payment acceptance solution launched

BharatQR code would require merchants to only display one QR code instead of multiple ones.

Are Jio's offers base plan or special voucher? TDSAT asks TRAI
Are Jio's offers base plan or special voucher? TDSAT asks TRAI

Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Monday asked regulator TRAI to place all documents pertaining to Reliance Jio's free offers and specify whether the tariffs were a regular plan, base plan or special tariff voucher.

 Facebook wants users to define 'objectionable' content
Facebook wants users to define 'objectionable' content

After facing criticism for its censorship policies, Facebook now wants to empower its users to define what is "objectionable.”

Airtel network logs highest download speed in January – Know the ranking of other telcos
Airtel network logs highest download speed in January – Know the ranking of other telcos

Average download speed on Bharti Airtel's mobile network was highest in January at 8.42 megabit per second (mbps).

Snapdeal ExchangeFest: Get Rs 3,000 off on Google Pixel; check out more such deals
Snapdeal ExchangeFest: Get Rs 3,000 off on Google Pixel; check out more such deals

CITI Bank credit card users can also avail a flat Rs 9000 cashback on the purchase of Google Pixel.

Get remote access to passwords through Kaspersky password manager
Get remote access to passwords through Kaspersky password manager

The user needs to remember just one master password instead of dozens of different passwords.

Foreign tourists with e-visa to get free SIM cards containing Rs 50 talk time, 50 Mb data
Foreign tourists with e-visa to get free SIM cards containing Rs 50 talk time, 50 Mb data

These SIMs, which will be provided by BSNL, will have Rs 50 talk time and 50 Mb internet data at free of cost.

Facebook videos to autoplay with audio on News Feed – Know how to disable it
Facebook videos to autoplay with audio on News Feed – Know how to disable it

Facebook is soon rolling out an update to all its users that would autoplay the sound of a video on News Feed, without users having to tap on it.

Reliance Jio crosses 100 million customers: Mukesh Ambani
Reliance Jio crosses 100 million customers: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday said his telecom venture Jio has crossed a customer base of 100 million.

Facebook pushes video onto TV screens with new apps
Facebook pushes video onto TV screens with new apps

The new apps -- for Apple TV, Amazon's Fire TV and Samsung Smart TV -- will provide a more convenient way for users of the social network to view videos on a large screen.

Twitter rolls back anti-abuse update after user feedback
Twitter rolls back anti-abuse update after user feedback

In line with its attempts to curb online abuse and harassment, Twitter has announced an update that would not notify the users when they were added to lists, but the update was soon rolled back following user feedback.

Data breaches becoming more complex, damaging: Verizon
Data breaches becoming more complex, damaging: Verizon

Data breaches are becoming more pervasive and damaging and are now affecting every department within an organisation -- leaving a lingering, if not lasting, imprint on an enterprise.

Valentine's day: Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea, Aircel play the love game on twitter
Valentine's day: Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea, Aircel play the love game on twitter

For once, 'love is in the air' among the fiercest rivals of the Indian telecom industry on the Valentine's Day, with twitter playing the cupid.

No more torrent sites on Google search, Bing, Yahoo?
No more torrent sites on Google search, Bing, Yahoo?

Google, along with search engines like Bing and Yahoo are reportedly going to ban all the pirated torrent sites on their search.

Reliance Jio to offer mobile number starting with numeral 6
Reliance Jio to offer mobile number starting with numeral 6

DoT has issued the 6-series MSC codes in three circles –Assam, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.

Idea Money launches USSD-based platform for digital payments
Idea Money launches USSD-based platform for digital payments

Idea Cellular on Thursday said it has enabled USSD-based platform for shopkeepers and customers to conduct digital transactions using Idea Money service.

Now go cashless for all your travel bookings using FreeCharge on Yatra

FreeCharge consumers will be able to pay for bookings on Yatra, India`s leading online travel company and largest domestic hotels platform.

Alibaba to provide free Internet in India?
Alibaba to provide free Internet in India?

Alibaba is in talks with telecom operators and Wi-Fi providers to offer free Internet services

Now, BSNL offers 1GB of mobile internet at just Rs 36, 2GB at Rs 78
Now, BSNL offers 1GB of mobile internet at just Rs 36, 2GB at Rs 78

To counter threat from Reliance Jio, state-run telecom firm BSNL Friday slashed 3G mobile internet rates by about three-fourths, bringing down the cost of per GB data to as low as Rs 36 under a special pack.

Amazon seeks govt permission to set up food e-retail venture in India; spend $500 million
Amazon seeks govt permission to set up food e-retail venture in India; spend $500 million

Amazon has filed its application with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

Alibaba to hold 40% stake in Paytm's new e-commerce biz
Alibaba to hold 40% stake in Paytm's new e-commerce biz

The shareholding is through Alibaba.com Singapore and AliPay Singapore.

Reliance Jio tariffs in line with regulations: TRAI
Reliance Jio tariffs in line with regulations: TRAI

Telecom regulator TRAI has said the tariff plans of Reliance Jio are in compliance with its regulations and the existing tariff orders.

 

Facebook, Oculus to pay $500 mn in VR lawsuit
Facebook, Oculus to pay $500 mn in VR lawsuit

A US court has ordered Facebook`s virtual reality subsidiary Oculus and its executives to pay game developer ZeniMax Media $500 million in damages over copyright infringement and violation of non-disclosure agreement.

Union Budget 2017: Want to ask question to FM Jaitley directly? Do it on twitter
Union Budget 2017: Want to ask question to FM Jaitley directly? Do it on twitter

After the presentation of Union Budget 2017 in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will reply to questions by Twitterati.

Soon track your friends in real-time on WhatsApp
Soon track your friends in real-time on WhatsApp

The tracking can be kept on for 1 minute, 2 minutes, 5 minutes, or indefinitely.

Facebook introduces security key to protect data
Facebook introduces security key to protect data

Users will be required to enter a special security code from their phone in addition to the password when they login from a new browser.

Idea set to take on Reliance Jio, to launch slew of apps
Idea set to take on Reliance Jio, to launch slew of apps

Telecom operator Idea Cellular is set to launch a variety of apps across movies, TV, music, games and others next week as part of its bid to transform into a full-fledged digital services company, in competition to the new entrant- Reliance Jio Infocomm.