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Last day of Flipkart, Snapdeal sale –Make the most of it
Last day of Flipkart, Snapdeal sale –Make the most of it

If you have missed buying the products of your choice during the 5 day sale, this could be your last opportunity to grab them.

Facebook Messenger now lets you encrypt your chat; here's how to do it
Facebook Messenger now lets you encrypt your chat; here's how to do it

Facebook will let you encrypt your chats on Messenger so that it's just between you and your friend

Indian IoT market to grow up to $15 billion by 2020: Report

The Indian Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow to $15 billion with 2.7 billion units by 2020 from the current $5.6 billion and 200 million connected units, a report said on Wednesday.

China begins 5G telecom trial runs to get head start
China begins 5G telecom trial runs to get head start

China has started conducting trials for 5G telecommunications equipment in about 100 cities.

Vodafone launches SuperNet service in Odisha
Vodafone launches SuperNet service in Odisha

Telecom service provider Vodafone HAS announced the launch of Vodafone SuperNet in Odisha aimed at providing seamless connectivity to customers.

Vodafone subscribers to get complimentary data up to 1GB at Delhi airport
Vodafone subscribers to get complimentary data up to 1GB at Delhi airport

Vodafone also plans to set up help booths and kiosks at both domestic and international terminals to enable travellers access Vodafone Wi-Fi facility.

Data breach threat is real and rising fast in India: Kaspersky Lab
Data breach threat is real and rising fast in India: Kaspersky Lab

If you are running an enterprise or planning a start-up in India, accepting the fact that cyber security threats are real and dangerous is the first step towards securing your data in the long run, a top cyber expert has suggested.

Race to buy Twitter intensifies; may receive bids this week
Race to buy Twitter intensifies; may receive bids this week

As Google, Salesforce and even Walt Disney join the race to buy Twitter, the micro-blogging website is expected to receive bids this week.

Facebook rolls out end-to-end encryption for Messenger users
Facebook rolls out end-to-end encryption for Messenger users

Unlike WhatsApp, where all messages are automatically encrypted once you turn the feature on, nearly one billion monthly active Messenger users will have to activate end-to-end encryption for every new message.

Trupay inks deal with Paypal for global payments
Trupay inks deal with Paypal for global payments

Digital payment start up Trupay has announced its strategic partnership with global payments giant Paypal to enable international cross border payments for its customers and merchants along with enabling Paypal to use Trupay for its inward payments in India.

Now buy and sell items on Facebook's Marketplace
Now buy and sell items on Facebook's Marketplace

In a bid to make inroads into the emerging e-commerce space, Facebook has launched `Marketplace` - its new user-to-user exchange for buying and selling goods with others in the community on its platform.

Amazon bans reviews of products received free or at generous discounts
Amazon bans reviews of products received free or at generous discounts

Amazon has banned reviews of products received free or at generous discounts, unless authors have been deemed trustworthy by the online retail giant.

Facebook launches buy-and-sell 'Marketplace'

Facebook on Monday launched a new online "Marketplace" allowing members of the huge social network to buy and sell with each other.

Google's big launches tomorrow: Here's what to expect, how to watch
Google's big launches tomorrow: Here's what to expect, how to watch

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Google has already sent invites out for it's big event on October 4 in San Francisco, America.

Shocking! Facebook may disable your account if you share this cat photo
Shocking! Facebook may disable your account if you share this cat photo

Zee Media Bureau

You may find it amusing to read and may actually get confused if it happens to you!

Follow these tips for maximum discounts on online festive sale
Follow these tips for maximum discounts on online festive sale

 It is that time of the year when the three big e-market places Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal offer discounts across different category of products. This is the best time to purchase a new phone for yourself or upgrade your home interiors, wardrobe or kitchen.

Snapdeal, Flipkart, Amazon claim huge festive discount sales

E-commerce majors Snapdeal and Flipkart on Sunday claimed lakhs of transactions on their platforms on the first of the 5-day discount sales today even as some consumers expressed woes on the social media about certain glitches.

 

BSNL expects VNOs to be operation using its network by January

State-run telecom firm BSNL expects virtual network operators (VNOs) who have shown interest in partnering with it to start providing services by January.

Facebook testing Snapchat feature inside Messenger
Facebook testing Snapchat feature inside Messenger

In an another attepmt to take on photo sharing mobile service Snapchat, Facebook has rolled out a new feature called Messenger Day which lets users post photos and videos that disappear after a day.

Amazon Great Indian Festival starts –Deals sneak peek
Amazon Great Indian Festival starts –Deals sneak peek

Check out the marquee products going on deals today.

Telcos meet TRAI; allege tariff order violation by RJio

Charging new entrant Reliance Jio of violating tariff order, incumbent operators such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone on Fri met regulator Trai on the issue -- a new front in the ongoing war between the two sides over the points of interconnection.

Consumers may splurge Rs 25,000 crore in online festive shopping
Consumers may splurge Rs 25,000 crore in online festive shopping

With e-commerce giants offering heavy discounts, Indian consumers may splurge nearly Rs 25,000 crore in the upcoming festive season, according to a report.

Vodafone new Tariff plan: At just Rs 399 get 3G data, SMS, STD and Local calls –Know details
Vodafone new Tariff plan: At just Rs 399 get 3G data, SMS, STD and Local calls –Know details

To woo consumers in a market that has seen 'disruptive' entry of Reliance Jio, Vodafone is offering a new post-paid plan that offers a single recharge pack for voice call, data and SMS.

Good monsoon, better pay packets to boost online festive sales
Good monsoon, better pay packets to boost online festive sales

 Online retailers in India hope netizens will splurge more this festive season, which accounts for 40 percent of annual sales, thanks to an uptick in rural demand after a good monsoon and the cash coming from the salary and bonus bonanza of the Seventh Pay Commission.
 

Flipkart's Big Billion Sale to kick off on October 2; discounts on over thousands of products
Flipkart's Big Billion Sale to kick off on October 2; discounts on over thousands of products

The 5-day Flipkart sale will kick off on October 2 and will continue till October 6.

Adda52.com to give away INR 2 crore in October
Adda52.com to give away INR 2 crore in October

With the festive season just around the corner, Adda52.com - India`s largest poker site, is launching a month long poker fest on the occasion of Dussehra and Diwali. 

Google to open ''India Cloud Region'' to help customers, developers
Google to open ''India Cloud Region'' to help customers, developers

In a fresh move to offer secured and improved cloud services to Indian developers and enterprise customers, Google has announced to open a new "Google Cloud Region" which is expected to go live in Mumbai in 2017.

Snapdeal's 5-day Unbox Diwali Sale to start on October 2
Snapdeal's 5-day Unbox Diwali Sale to start on October 2

E-commerce major Snapdeal is all set to flag off the festive season with its 'Unbox Diwali Sale' from October 2, the same day when its larger rival Flipkart will begin its own festive offers.

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal's online sales are here! This festive season, get ready to be spoilt for choice
Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal's online sales are here! This festive season, get ready to be spoilt for choice

With the festive seasons around the corner, e-commerce companies are all set to launch their big sale to woo shoppers.