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Reliance Jio effect: Airtel to roll out VoLTE service across India by March 2018
Reliance Jio effect: Airtel to roll out VoLTE service across India by March 2018

At present, Mukesh Ambani controlled Reliance Jio is the only operator in India offering voice on 4G network using VoLTE technology.

New Twitter update 'clutters' notifications tab
New Twitter update 'clutters' notifications tab

Users who find these new notifications cluttering can opt out by tapping "see less often" option.

Internet grows to over 330 million domain name registrations
Internet grows to over 330 million domain name registrations

The Internet has grown to 330.6 million domain name registrations in the first quarter of 2017 as nearly 1.3 million registrations were added in the first quarter this year.

4G speed on Jio network slowest in India; Airtel has the fastest: OpenSignal
4G speed on Jio network slowest in India; Airtel has the fastest: OpenSignal

Broadband speed testing firm OpenSignal has found Airtel to be the fastest 4G service provider by incorporating an additional parameter of 'average peak speed' in its test.

Facebook developing Amazon-like smart speaker
Facebook developing Amazon-like smart speaker

Taking after Amazon`s Echo Show, Facebook is reportedly developing a smart speaker that will feature a 15-inch touch-screen and will be launched in Q1 of 2018.

Twitter no longer at ''death's door'' as earnings report approaches
Twitter no longer at ''death's door'' as earnings report approaches

Twitter Inc heads toward its quarterly earnings report on Thursday with a stock that has risen more than 40 percent since April when much of Wall Street was ready to write off the tech company.

Facebook acquires startup to fight piracy
Facebook acquires startup to fight piracy

The startup builds technology to detect intellectual property that has been shared by Internet users without permission.

Aircel answers Jio with new plan, offers 30GB data for 30 days with no usage limit at Rs 333
Aircel answers Jio with new plan, offers 30GB data for 30 days with no usage limit at Rs 333

This recent data plan by Aircel of Rs 333 provides users with 30 GB of 3G data for a period of 30 days with no usage limits. However, this offer has been announced for Karnataka region of the company

Twitter rated best platform for B2B marketing
Twitter rated best platform for B2B marketing

Twitter has been rated the best platform when it comes to B2B marketing, a new report said on Monday, adding that people prefer Facebook-owned Instagram as their favourite channel for sharing image-based content.

Facebook brings Messenger 'Lite' to India
Facebook brings Messenger 'Lite' to India

 In its bid to connect people in markets where mobile internet connections are slow, Facebook on Thursday rolled out the "lite" version of its Messenger app in India.

 

Facebook to expand Messenger ads worldwide
Facebook to expand Messenger ads worldwide

In the following weeks, you may see ads in your Facebook Messenger as the company is extending beta test of home screen Messenger ads worldwide.

Reliance Jio new offer: Unlimited data, calling services for 3 months @ Rs 399- key facts
Reliance Jio new offer: Unlimited data, calling services for 3 months @ Rs 399- key facts

The new set of plan benefits will be available from 11th July and will be applicable for all new as well as existing subscribers.

Reliance Jio reduces validity, data on Rs 309 plan; unveils new packs
Reliance Jio reduces validity, data on Rs 309 plan; unveils new packs

The move comes after Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan offer - launched on April 11 -- reached the maximum allowed 90-day promotional period on July 9.

Facebook reportedly aims paid subscription for publications
Facebook reportedly aims paid subscription for publications

Facebook is reportedly planning to let people subscribe to publications through its `Instant Articles` feature and support major publications with metered paywalls and "freemium" models.

Facebook drops price of its VR hardware again
Facebook drops price of its VR hardware again

After a price drop in March, Facebooks Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) hardware is getting a cumulative $400 drop for the summer, months before Oculus` big event in autumn.

Facebook reportedly working on app for live group video chat
Facebook reportedly working on app for live group video chat

Facebook is reportedly working on a stand-alone app that would soon help its over two billion users make live group video chats on its platform.

Know what to do when your Reliance Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offers ends
Know what to do when your Reliance Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offers ends

Here are the data plans that will be applicable post the expiry of 84 days window.

Will Reliance Jio announce another bumper tariff plan at RIL AGM on July 21?
Will Reliance Jio announce another bumper tariff plan at RIL AGM on July 21?

Here is why Mukesh Ambani may announce another bumper offer for Reliance Jio customers.

Reliance Jio bumper offer: Get 224GB 4G data on recharge of Rs 509 – Check out details
Reliance Jio bumper offer: Get 224GB 4G data on recharge of Rs 509 – Check out details

As  Dhan Dhana Dhan plan is set to expire by June-end, Reliance Jio has brought in another bumper offer for its users.

Twitter testing feature to report fake news, offensive content
Twitter testing feature to report fake news, offensive content

In the ongoing battle against rampant abuse on its platform, microblogging site Twitter is working to add a new feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false or harmful information, the media reported.

Facebook updates News Feed to reduce spam, fake news
Facebook updates News Feed to reduce spam, fake news

In yet another move to cut down on low-quality content and fake news in News Feed, Facebook is updating its algorithm again to remove such content from its platform.

Petya or 'NotPetya', the ransomware mystery lingers
Petya or 'NotPetya', the ransomware mystery lingers

Researchers at Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab have labelled the malware a "wiper."

India worst hit by Petya in APAC, 7th globally: Symantec
India worst hit by Petya in APAC, 7th globally: Symantec

India has been the worst hit in the Asia Pacific region by the 'Petya' ransomware that has claimed thousands of victims globally.

Vodafone customers can get upto 9GB free data on recharge of 1GB Data – Here's how
Vodafone customers can get upto 9GB free data on recharge of 1GB Data – Here's how

Here's how Vodafone customers upto 9GB additional data for every 1GB Data recharged or activated.

Facebook crosses 2-billion users mark
Facebook crosses 2-billion users mark

As many as two billion people across the world now use Facebook to connect with their friends, with over 800 million of them engaging on the platform everyday.

Not much impact of malware attack on India yet: IT minister
Not much impact of malware attack on India yet: IT minister

The government on Wednesday said it has initiated proactive measures and is keeping a close vigil on the ransomware attack that has hit Europe, maintaining that there is no large-scale impact on India yet.

Ransomware 'Nyetya' behind new global cyber attack: Cisco

The computer virus that is affecting companies and institutions around the world is a new variant of ransomware called Nyetya -- WannaCry`s bad cousin -- according to networking and security major Cisco.

Petya Ransomware hits India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, operations suspended
Petya Ransomware hits India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, operations suspended

The ransomware is similar to WannaCry in terms of demanding bitcoins to unlock the encrypted files.

Petya ransomware virus is back; affects computer systems primarily in India, Ukraine, Russia, England
Petya ransomware virus is back; affects computer systems primarily in India, Ukraine, Russia, England

Ransomware known as Petya seems to have re-emerged to affect computer systems across Europe, causing issues primarily in Ukraine, Russia, England and India

Vodafone customers can enjoy free Netflix subscription for one year – Here's how you can avail it
Vodafone customers can enjoy free Netflix subscription for one year – Here's how you can avail it

Here's what you need to do to avail the free Netflix subscription.