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 India made 609 requests to Facebook for preserving account records India made 609 requests to Facebook for preserving account records

Indian government agencies sent 609 requests to social networking site Facebook to preserve account records of 850 users/accounts in the first half of the year, the fourth highest after the US, Canada and Brazil.

Website charts Santa's journey around the globe

An online Santa tracker run by a Canadian and American defense agency mapped the jolly old gift-giver's path around the globe today, in what has become a Yuletide tradition.

Aadhaar Payment App—This is how online transactions will be made easier Aadhaar Payment App—This is how online transactions will be made easier

Consumers can now heave a sigh of relief as Santa has brought in some respite on Christmas in the form of Aadhaar Payment App. After days of thinking over how to make your cash-less transactions easier and hassle-free, the government is now about to gift you a big surprise.

 Facebook gets over 6,000 data requests from India in H1 2016 Facebook gets over 6,000 data requests from India in H1 2016

Social networking giant Facebook received 6,324 requests from Indian government agencies for 8,290 users/accounts in the first half of 2016.

Play games using 'Selfie Lens' on Snapchat Play games using 'Selfie Lens' on Snapchat

Snapchat has introduced the latest feature using which you don't require to use fingertips to play a game anymore. 

Now 'Wave' to your 'Nearby Friends' on Facebook Now 'Wave' to your 'Nearby Friends' on Facebook

The popular social networking site Facebook has removed the feature ' Nearby Friends' to replace it with 'Wave'.  

Check out top 5 best-selling holiday movies on iTunes

Apple has listed top five grossing movies of all time on iTunes in the US.

Mark Zuckerberg's joke on Nickelback has not gone down well with this singer and it's not Chad Kroeger! Mark Zuckerberg's joke on Nickelback has not gone down well with this singer and it's not Chad Kroeger!

Earlier this year, when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the challenge upon himself to create an artificial intelligence assistance to run his home, he might never have thought that it would hurt someone in some way.

Google, Railtel successfully roll out high speed Wi-Fi at 100th railway station Google, Railtel successfully roll out high speed Wi-Fi at 100th railway station

Google and Railtel have successfully partnered to launch high-speed Wi-Fi service at the 100th station. The latest to add to the list is Udhagamandalam (Ooty).

Twitter admits technical error due to a product update to Android clients in video ad campaigns Twitter admits technical error due to a product update to Android clients in video ad campaigns

Microblogging site Twitter has admitted that a technical error was discovered that impacted some video ad campaigns from November 7 to December 12.

'Reliance Jio's subscriber base may touch 100 mn by March 2017' 'Reliance Jio's subscriber base may touch 100 mn by March 2017'

When Mukesh Ambani launched the Reliance Jio Welcome Offer in September, it was expected to take the market by storm and it did with a world record 16 million subscribers in just 26 days.

Paytm still facing glitches; users complain of payment issues

Mobile payments company Paytm is still facing issues in transacting as many users have complained that money was deducted from their bank accounts but did not reach the e-wallet.

Good news for Airtel customers - Now enjoy free data for three months Good news for Airtel customers - Now enjoy free data for three months

It appears there will be no end to offers from telecom operators in the wake of Reliance Jio extending its Welcome Offer to New Year offer till March 2017.

Watch Video: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's AI assistance Jarvis controls his entire house Watch Video: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's AI assistance Jarvis controls his entire house

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is living the superhero's life of Iron Man, with his artificial intelligence assistance Jarvis (Iron Man again?) practically controlling everything in his house.

At just Rs 23, Aircel offers free unlimited local/STD calls to any network At just Rs 23, Aircel offers free unlimited local/STD calls to any network

Hitting up the competition in the telecom world, India's leading telecom operator Aircel has announced a special package under which customers can make free unlimited calls to any network.

Here's how to make group video call on Facebook

Messenger app of Facebook is now capable of performing group video calls.

Reliance Jio effect: Airtel offers 30% free talk-time on every recharge ​ Reliance Jio effect: Airtel offers 30% free talk-time on every recharge ​

 Bharti Airtel has gone aggressive in retaining its existing subscriber base and garner more. The company has started offering around 30 percent more talk-time on easy recharges.

Airtel offers 6 GB data for prepaid users on 80% discount at Rs 147 per month Airtel offers 6 GB data for prepaid users on 80% discount at Rs 147 per month

The mobile telephony subscriber has never had it so good. Bharti Airtel has come out with a new plan in which it will be offering 6 GB of 4G data for just Rs 147 with a validity of 28 days.

It was 'very important' to meet Donald Trump, Tim Cook explains to Apple employees It was 'very important' to meet Donald Trump, Tim Cook explains to Apple employees

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook was one of the prominent tech leaders that met with US President-elect Donald Trump last week.

Govt plans to launch soon toll free number '1955' for call drops Govt plans to launch soon toll free number '1955' for call drops

In order to take feedback of telecom subscribers on call drops, government is planning to soon come out with a tool free number.

Trai recommends free 100 MB data per month for rural subscribers Trai recommends free 100 MB data per month for rural subscribers

Telecom regulator Trai on Monday recommended that free data access of 100 MB per month should be provided to rural subscribers and the scheme could be funded from the Universal Service Obligation Fund.

Reliance Jio effect: Latest BSNL, Airtel, Idea plans offering unlimited calling, free GB Reliance Jio effect: Latest BSNL, Airtel, Idea plans offering unlimited calling, free GB

With Reliance Jio now offering free calling services and disruptive data pricing, mobile telecom service providers have started launching recharge plans offering unlimited voice calls, and various data benefits, in order to retain users.

Microsoft releases set of 100,000 questions and answers to help researchers create AI tools Microsoft releases set of 100,000 questions and answers to help researchers create AI tools

So that artificial intelligence (AI) researchers can use to create systems that can read and answer questions as precisely as a human, Microsoft has released a set of 100,000 questions and answers.

 Another metrics-related issue affects Facebook's Instant Article publishers Another metrics-related issue affects Facebook's Instant Article publishers

Facebook announced another metrics-related issue has affected its Instant Article publishing service.

Samsung galaxy Note 7 to get software update that will render it useless Samsung galaxy Note 7 to get software update that will render it useless

Verizon Wireless,  the biggest wireless provider in the US, said on Friday that it will be issuing a crippling software update on Monday tat will render the remaining Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones useless.

Freedom 251: Launch of India's cheapest smartphone Freedom 251: Launch of India's cheapest smartphone

Taking the world by surprise, Ringing Bells launched "Freedom 251" smartphone with much fanfare in February.

Facebook Messenger app gets new powerful camera Facebook Messenger app gets new powerful camera

Facebook has launched a new and easier-to-use camera that is equipped with special effects in its Messenger app. 

WhatsApp may soon have 'recall and edit sent messages' option WhatsApp may soon have 'recall and edit sent messages' option

Latest reports suggest that WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will allow users to 'recall' a sent message, edit it and send it again.