February 2018

Airtel goes on air, joins the Seamless Alliance. There has been an urge for providing in-flight data connectivity to mobile customers. Airtel has entered into a new global collaboration with the Seamless Alliance. This will make available high-speed and uninterrupted in-flight data connectivity to it’s large customer base. "Airtel has joined the Seamless Alliance which will usher in a new era of open innovation for mobile operators...

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Now even the U.S. speaking the Babbel Language The World is Collaborating. Mergers and Acquisitions are happening world over. This is resulting in people of different religion, speaking totally different languages are communicating with each other. This has created a need to learn each others language. Thus Babbel a Berlin-based startup has finally cracked the U.S. market after 10 years in business. Sales have been more...

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Oracle’s Entire Cloud Platform receives Autonomous Technology  Oracle is progressing to set a new industry standard for autonomous cloud capabilities. Oracle is planning to roll out Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to its entire Cloud Platform services. This will help customers lower cost, reduce risk, accelerate innovation, and get predictive insights. Oracle informed that the autonomous services will be available before the last quarter this year. Oracle...

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View Image option gone from Google. Have you noticed it? No? Then search an image, you will find a change. Earlier when you clicked on “View Image”, the user got to view the image separately. It was a very convenient way for the users to choose any picture they want and use it for their needs. Google is the most visited platform for anything we need on...

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Digital Payment sector get a WhatsApp India receives another digital payment option. WhatsApp Payments is now active in beta for selected Android phones and iPhones. Having a huge user base already as the app’s immensely popular is a big advantage. Also one key factor is that the payment method is based on UPI. So the money will go directly to your bank account. The need of...

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Facebook is losing out its Young Chapters. Once being the coolest place for the youth to hang out, Facebook today is witnessing a change. Recent times have seen an increase in the signing up of middle aged and senior citizens. It is rapidly losing interest of the younger users in the United States. Rise in numbers of moms, dad and grandma signing up. This is the main...

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iPhone X saves Apple some Pride   A worried last quarter witnessed a turn of events for Apple. All thanks to the iPhone X that was 2017’s top selling premium segment phone in India. Apple’s revenues climbed 13 % to $88.3 billion during the period. Apple chief executive Tim Cook was quoted saying, "iPhone X surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since...

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Bitcoin exchange apps: a risky affair ! All that glitters is not Gold. Keep this in mind while exchanging Bitcoins. Over 600 fraudulent Cryptocurrency apps exist on leading app stores. RiskIQ analyzed 18,408 apps across 20 app stores (mostly Android based). It included Apple, Google Play, and few others. They proclaim that the app stores are hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps. These leave users open to hackers. The...

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Cleanliness drive at Google: takes down 700,000 Bad Apps from Play Store in 2017 Making a 70% rise from 2016 in identification and removal of malicious apps. Google’s new machine learning models and techniques led to the removal of over 700,000 apps from the Google Play Store in 2017. “Not only did we remove more bad apps, we were able to identify and action against them earlier.”...

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Doubtable but true, study reveals online shopping sales are less on mobile apps Online shoppers prefer mobile apps for searching and comparing products. But are less likely to use it as buying tool,  Asaid Nikolaos , professor at University of East Anglia, UK has revealed. ”Although mobile apps are rapidly becoming a popular option to shop online these days. The phenomenon of shopping cart abandonment -- customers leave...

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