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Vodafone users can get 45GB additional 4G data for 5 months on recharge of 1GB – Know how
Vodafone users can get 45GB additional 4G data for 5 months on recharge of 1GB – Know how

Know how you can avail the offer of 45GB 3G/4G additional Data for 5 months (9GB per month).

Mark Zuckerberg unveils Facebook's new mission
Mark Zuckerberg unveils Facebook's new mission

Zuckerberg described this `new mission` as an extension of Facebook`s original mantra that will guide the company over the next decade.

Facebook to keep wraps on political ads data despite researchers' demands
Facebook to keep wraps on political ads data despite researchers' demands

Facebook said it would not disclose information about political campaign advertising or related data such as how many users click on ads and if advertising messages are consistent across demographics, despite arguments from political scientists who want the data for research.

Google celebrates Oskar Fischinger’s 117th Birthday with special doodle
Google celebrates Oskar Fischinger’s 117th Birthday with special doodle

Today's Doodle aims to pay homage to Oskar Fischinger, while allowing users to compose their own visual music.

New Facebook tools to protect Indian women's profile photos
New Facebook tools to protect Indian women's profile photos

Facebook has announced it is piloting new tools that will give them more control over who can download and share their profile pictures that include their faces.

Want to know who visited your Facebook profile? Just follow these simple steps
Want to know who visited your Facebook profile? Just follow these simple steps

Just open your Chrome Extension and we will tell you how you can find out who visited your Facebook account.

Jio free offering led to 11.7% fall in industry revenues: Jefferies
Jio free offering led to 11.7% fall in industry revenues: Jefferies

The growth of Reliance Jio subscriber base and its free offering till 2016-17 fourth quarter has led to a 11.7 percent year-on-year decline (8.5 percent quarter-on-quarter decline) in industry revenues, a report by Jefferies said here on Wednesday.

Sprout Social launches Twitter Bot Builder
Sprout Social launches Twitter Bot Builder

The tool is only available to customers of Sprout Social Enterprise at $249 a month plan.

Facebook ''bots'' write own language, start communicating sans humans
Facebook ''bots'' write own language, start communicating sans humans

AI is now being used in applications from facial recognition software and cybersecurity to self-driving vehicles.

Reliance Jio effect: Vodafone offers unlimited 3G/4G data at just Rs 6 per hour
Reliance Jio effect: Vodafone offers unlimited 3G/4G data at just Rs 6 per hour

The pack can be activated any time of the day but will be applicable only during the subsequent five hours between 1 am to 6 am.

Users mock Twitter's latest redesign
Users mock Twitter's latest redesign

Several memes were out to mock the new Twitter look and feel after the micro-blogging platform unveiled tha latest designs to its website and app.

Google facing EU ban over search engine dominance
Google facing EU ban over search engine dominance

Accused of manipulating its search engine results to favour its new shopping service, search engine Google may face a record-breaking fine from Brussels of nearly $1.1 billion, media reported on Friday.

Twitter launches blue umbrella emoji for Indian monsoon
Twitter launches blue umbrella emoji for Indian monsoon

The emoji went live on June 16 and will be active till August 31.

Global Cloud-based security services to grow 21% in 2017

Growth in worldwide Cloud-based security services will reach USD 5.9 billion in 2017, up 21 percent from 2016, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday.

 

Facebook chatbot may soon do bargaining for you
Facebook chatbot may soon do bargaining for you

If you are bad at bargaining, don`t worry. A Facebook chatbot or dialogue agent which has the ability to engage in a meaningful conversation and negotiate with people may help you cut a better deal.

 

Facebook to add fundraising option to 'Safety Check'

Facebook said on Wednesday it would soon allow its U.S. users to raise and donate money using its "Safety Check" feature, to make it easier for people affected by natural disasters and violent attacks to receive help.

An Indian smartphone user to consume 11GB data a month by 2022
An Indian smartphone user to consume 11GB data a month by 2022

Fuelled by fast smartphone adoption, changing users` behaviour and disruptive pricing strategies, the data traffic per smartphone user in India will reach 11GB per month by 2022, communications technology and services provider Ericsson forecast on Wednesday.

Facebook set to expand its Groups feature
Facebook set to expand its Groups feature

With the aim to put online communities at the centre of Facebook, the social networking giant is testing the expansion of its Groups feature.

Twitter testing new feature to put current events on top
Twitter testing new feature to put current events on top

In a bid to show what people are talking about on the social network, micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new feature wherein users` will see a list of current events at the top of their timelines.

Want to get additional free data on Reliance Jio? Here's what you can do
Want to get additional free data on Reliance Jio? Here's what you can do

This is how you can get extra 4G data from Jio, free data will be credited in 48 hours.

Most apps share your data with Google, Facebook
Most apps share your data with Google, Facebook

More than 70 percent of smartphone apps are reporting personal data to third-party companies like Google and Facebook, a new study has warned.

Reliance Jio Effect: Vodafone offers 25GB data, unlimited calls at Rs 786
Reliance Jio Effect: Vodafone offers 25GB data, unlimited calls at Rs 786

Vodafone is also offering 50 percent discount on all the premium number series with 786 as part of the mobile number.

Internet users to double to 829 mn by 2021: Report
Internet users to double to 829 mn by 2021: Report

Internet users in the country will double by 2021 to 829 million users from 373 million users in 2016, driven by digital transformation according to a recent report.

Snapchat could see slow user growth this quarter
Snapchat could see slow user growth this quarter

As the shares of Snap Inc -- the parent company of Snapchat app -- dropped nearly four percent on Wednesday, analysts said the company`s daily active user growth might slow down in the second quarter this year.

Facebook to move WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud
Facebook to move WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud

WhatsApp has been one of IBM`s top five public cloud customers in terms of revenue and was at one point spending $2 million a month with IBM.

Facebook releases maps to help tackle natural disasters
Facebook releases maps to help tackle natural disasters

Facebook has introduced disaster maps to help organisations address critical gap in information they often face while responding to natural disasters.

Reliance Jio helped India reach 15th spot in 4G availability globally
Reliance Jio helped India reach 15th spot in 4G availability globally

Thanks to the Jio launch that attracted 100 million subscribers in its first six months, India has reached 15th spot in the 4G availability globally.

Facebook Live will have closed captions for hearing-impaired users
Facebook Live will have closed captions for hearing-impaired users

In a bid to make Facebook accessible to all, the social networking giant has allowed publishers to include closed captions (one of a series of subtitles) in Facebook Live, helping people who are hearing impaired to experience live videos.

Vodafone Ramzan Offer: Unlimited voice, data plan starting at just Rs 5 – Check out full tariff plan
Vodafone Ramzan Offer: Unlimited voice, data plan starting at just Rs 5 – Check out full tariff plan

With Ramzan Special Pack, 2G customers can enjoy the unlimited data offer for Rs 5 by dialing *444*5# and 3G customers can enjoy the unlimited data offer for Rs 19 by dialing *444*19#.

Facebook to launch messaging app for teens: Report
Facebook to launch messaging app for teens: Report

In a bid to protect vulnerable teenagers from online bullying and exploitation, Facebook is reportedly launching a new messaging app that will allow parents to monitor who their children are in contact with.