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Airtel offers free incoming calls on international roaming
Airtel offers free incoming calls on international roaming

Bharti Airtel has made incoming calls free for international roaming and also launched various packs for its both prepaid and postpaid customers to facilitate travelling abroad.

Coming soon! Facebook At Work –Know what it means
Coming soon! Facebook At Work –Know what it means

Facebook is set to launch its enterprise communication and collaboration network "Facebook At Work" globally in a few weeks on a per seat pricing model for businesses to make it easier for employees to exchange ideas easily, a media report said on Wednesday.

Twitter India introduces live video interview series
Twitter India introduces live video interview series

Twitter India and digital video network PING Network are launching a live video interview series with business and technology leaders over Twitter`s live streaming app Periscope.

Over 50% Indian online daters face security issues
Over 50% Indian online daters face security issues

With the growing trend of online dating services and apps, three in five (59 percent) Indian online daters are now facing security issues as these platforms have become hotbeds for cybercriminals, a new study revealed on Wednesday.

Want to get 9GB data free on Vodafone? Generate your OTP here
Want to get 9GB data free on Vodafone? Generate your OTP here

Get the 9 GB free data on your new 4G Smartphone for as many as 3 months.

Vodafone's bumper offer! 9GB data free at recharge of 1GB –Key facts you must know
Vodafone's bumper offer! 9GB data free at recharge of 1GB –Key facts you must know

Here are the key facts you must know about Vodafone's new plan of 9GB free data.

'Intrusive online ads ruining consumer experience in India'
'Intrusive online ads ruining consumer experience in India'

Nearly half of Indian consumers who are connected on the Internet feel they are "constantly followed" by online advertising and the menace of intrusive and uncontrolled campaigns are ruining consumer experience, according to global research agency Kantar TNS.

Google turns 18, announces YouTube Go, Wi-Fi station for India
Google turns 18, announces YouTube Go, Wi-Fi station for India

Tech giant Google on Tuesday announced a bouquet of new products for the Indian market that are suited to work with low Internet speeds.

 

Google to provide public wi-fi hotspots in malls, universities
Google to provide public wi-fi hotspots in malls, universities

Google has launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as the search giant seeks to bring more people on to its Google platform.

Amid date confusion, Google celebrates 18th birthday with Doodle
Amid date confusion, Google celebrates 18th birthday with Doodle

As Google celebrated its 18th birthday with an animated, festive-balloon Doodle on Tuesday, there were some confusion regarding the date as the search engine giant has celebrated its birthday on other days in the month of September in the past.

IoT devices increasingly being used for malware attacks: Symantec

Cybercriminal networks are taking advantage of security shortcomings in Internet of Things (IoT) devices to spread malware and create zombie networks, or botnets, without the knowledge of their device owners, cyber security firm Symantec has found.

Trai to issue notice to warring telcos over call failures
Trai to issue notice to warring telcos over call failures

As row between incumbents like Airtel and new entrant Reliance Jio escalated, telecom regulator Trai on Monday stepped in and said it will slap show cause notices on operators for call drops that are far exceeding the norm.

 RJio says COAI voting norms skewed in favour of 3 operators
RJio says COAI voting norms skewed in favour of 3 operators

Reliance Jio on Sunday fired a fresh salvo at the cellular operators body COAI alleging that its rules including voting norms are "overwhelmingly biased and lopsided" and framed to serve vested interests of three incumbent operators - Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea.

After Yahoo data breach, some angry users close accounts

Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close accounts, some of which they had not used in years, after the internet company announced it suffered one of the world`s largest cyber breaches.

Twitter moving closer to sale: possible suitors Salesforce, Google
Twitter moving closer to sale: possible suitors Salesforce, Google

Twitter Inc is moving closer to a sale and has received expressions of interest, CNBC reported on Friday, sending the microblogger`s shares up more than 19 percent in their biggest gain in over two

Airtel takes on Reliance Jio plans, offers 90 days free 4G data pack
Airtel takes on Reliance Jio plans, offers 90 days free 4G data pack

Bharti Airtel has launched a 4G data pack that offers free data for 90 days, a company statement said here on Friday.

Cafe Coffee Day, O-Zone Networks tie-up to offer free Wi-Fi at cafes
Cafe Coffee Day, O-Zone Networks tie-up to offer free Wi-Fi at cafes

Cafe Coffee Day (CCD), India`s leading youth aggregator has tied up with leading and `neutral` Wi-Fi service provider O-Zone Networks to provide free Wi-Fi access to customers at its cafes in select cities across the country.

Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft
Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft

Technology giant Microsoft on Thursday said it has presented to central authorities various “case scenarios” on how its Skype service can be used for identity authentication using the Aadhaar database.

Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: MS
Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: MS

 Technology giant Microsoft said it has presented to central authorities various "case scenarios" on how its Skype service can be used for identity authentication using the Aadhaar database.

India made 139 account information requests in 2016: Twitter
India made 139 account information requests in 2016: Twitter

Between January and June this year, the Indian government made 139 account information requests and requested for 42 accounts to be removed from the micro-blogging website, Twitter`s biannual transparency report revealed on Thursday.
 

Cashkaro to drive Rs. 300 crore in GMV this festive season
Cashkaro to drive Rs. 300 crore in GMV this festive season

India`s largest cash-back and coupons site is expecting to drive Rs. 500 crore worth of GMV this festive season (Oct-Dec).

Good news for 2G, 3G users! This company to bring free voice call, cheaper data package
Good news for 2G, 3G users! This company to bring free voice call, cheaper data package

Here are some of the plans that BSNL will bring to counter Reliance Jio.

Facebook 'likes' may not affect people with purpose
Facebook 'likes' may not affect people with purpose

The Facebook users who reported getting more likes on average also reported greater self-esteem.

PayPal extends refund period by 120 days
PayPal extends refund period by 120 days

 In a bid to facilitate refunds for customers and merchants, PayPal, one of the world`s leading payment platforms, extended the time limit from 60 to 180 days for filing a refund claim, a company official said on Thursday.

BSNL to bring lifetime free voice call, cheaper data package than Reliance Jio!
BSNL to bring lifetime free voice call, cheaper data package than Reliance Jio!

Targetting the 2G and 3G users, BSNL soon plans to bring a plan which will give neck to neck competition to Reliance Jio –Know full details.

Twitter sees jump in official requests to remove posts
Twitter sees jump in official requests to remove posts

Twitter saw a jump in official requests to remove posts in the first half of this year, the company said Wednesday.

Yatra.com, Uber tie-up for app integration
Yatra.com, Uber tie-up for app integration

 Leading companies in the Indian online travel space Yatra.com has announced the launch of app integration with Uber, the world`s largest on-demand smart mobility app to make road travel hassle free for its customers.

Internet now has 334.6 mn domain name registrations
Internet now has 334.6 mn domain name registrations

Nearly 7.9 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the second quarter of 2016 globally -- a growth rate of 2.4 percent over the first quarter -- global domain and internet service provider VeriSign Inc. said on Wednesday.