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WhatsApp launches new ‘Send Messages’ feature

The popular messaging app, WhatsApp has launched a new feature. The Android version 2.18.201 and 2.18.70 iOS update will give you the new update ‘Send Messages’. The new update is for the WhatsApp group. The feature is available for beta users. The administrator now has the power to disable the chat features in the group. It means that all other participants when “Only Admins” is selected for the Send

WhatsApp to offer 24-hour customer support for payments services in India

WhatsApp is working on setting up a 24-hour customer support for users of its payments services that is slated to be rolled out in India in the coming weeks. WhatsApp, which has over 200 million users in India, will provide support through e-mails as well as a toll-free number.

Microsoft launches News app for Android, iOS and Windows 10

Microsoft, an American multinational technology company is joining Apple and Google in offering an app specially designed to aggregate news. The newly redesigned app for iOS and Android is called Microsoft News and will also power news on Microsoft Edge, the News app in Windows 10, Skype, Xbox and Outlook.com.

Almost 1 million people 'testing' WhatsApp payments service in India

Almost one million people in India are "testing" WhatsApp''s payments service, and the company is working with the Indian government, NPCI and multiple banks to further expand the feature to more users, a company official said. WhatsApp payment service, which rivals the likes of Paytm, has been in beta testing over the last few months.

Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to compatible devices

Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to compatible devices. The new development comes days after the Chinese company launched the global version of its latest proprietary MIUI skin at an event in New Delhi. The list of compatible devices for the new MIUI Global ROM includes the Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S, Redmi S2, and Redmi Note 5 Pro (India)/ Redmi Note 5.

Huawei announces launch of hybrid cloud solution for Microsoft Azure Stack

At CEBIT 2018, Huawei launched its hybrid cloud solution for Microsoft Azure Stack. Qiu Long, President of the IT Server Product Line, Huawei, noted: "The enterprise digital transformation is advancing into greater depths, engaging more and more industries. Service workloads are increasingly diversified, accompanied by changes faster than ever before. These factors are making higher computing efficiency and agility the new drivers for computing industry innovations.

Radiocity.in extends leadership in digital with programmatic offering for Advertisers via AdsWizz and Google AdWords

Radio City’s digital arm, radiocity.in has undertaken formidable steps to further strengthen its digital backbone by partnering with Google AdWords Premier Small & Medium Business Partner Program and AdsWizz, the leading technology provider of advertising solutions for the digital audio industry. The exclusive radio partnership with Google will provide small and medium businesses, a holistic digital media strategy and create new revenue streams for Radio City. Partnership with AdsWizz will enable efficient monetization of Radio City’s web radio stations through programmatic buying of audio ad inventory.

Airtel TV app crosses 50 million users mark on Android platform

Airtel TV, the popular video streaming and LIVE TV app from Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), has crossed the 50 million users mark on Android platform, underlining its growing popularity amongst smartphone users as the go to destination for digital content. Airtel TV app has scaled up its user base on the back of one the widest content catalogues and great user experience driven by an intuitive UI and other innovative features.

Infogain accelerates NTUC Link’s ‘digital transformation’ to launch Plus! mobile app

Infogain, a leading provider of technology solutions and services, is pleased to announce its collaboration with NTUC Link Pte Ltd (NTUC Link) on their recent launch of the Plus! Mobile App. Plus! is Singapore’s largest and most successful multi-partners loyalty programme. Started in 1998, the programme now reaches over 2 million individuals, touches 90% of households, comprises more than 140 merchants and is available at more than 1200 outlets across Singapore.

India gets its first social media app – Welike

A new social media app has caught the attention of Indian users for being the first app to be made in India which lets users interact with others of the basis of their interests and likes, hence aptly describing the name ‘Welike’. Users can interact with like minded souls who can together discover the latest updates and interact with each other.

Patanjali launches new messaging application Kimbho

On Wednesday, Yoga guru Ramdev launched a new messaging application called Kimbho under his flagship company Patanjali. Kimbho application is touted to be a competitor of the messaging app WhatsApp. The tagline of Kimbho is kept as "Ab Bharat Bolega". Earlier on May 27, Ramdev launched Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards, in alliance with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).

WhatsApp introduces new group chat features

WhatsApp has announced the rollout of a number of new features for group chats, in a bid to make the platform more interactive and engaging. Among the new features is a group description, wherein a short blurb will appear under the group info tab that allows users to set the purpose, guidelines, or topics for the group.

Steam Link App and Steam Video App for Android and iOS announced

Soon you can play PC games on your smartphone or tablet via the Steam Link app for iOS and Android. Valve announced Steam Link for mobile devices along with Steam Video, an app that lets you watch movies and shows available on Steam on your Android or iOS device. The Steam Link app release date is slated to be "next week" while Steam Video is out "later this Summer".

Xiaomi launches Mi Music and Mi Video Apps in India

Xiaomi has launched Mi Video and Mi Music in India, a free video and music streaming app respectively that leverage its content partnerships. Both apps are not exactly new, but rather refreshed versions of the existing local media players.

Google announces .app domain for app developers

Google has announced a new top-level domain (TLD) called – ‘.app’ from the Google Registry. This is the new addition to the already existing more popular domains like .com, .net, .gov, .edu, etc. The company has specifically launched this new TLD for helping app developers to have a secure home for their apps.

Microsoft releases preview of Office 2019 for businesses

Microsoft is now rolling out a free preview of Office 2019 for businesses, including new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. Office 365 subscribers already have all the new features – continuous updates are one of the main benefits of the cloud service – but it’s the first perpetual release since 2016.

Apple iTunes finally available on Microsoft Store for Windows 10

Apple has finally released the iTunes app on the Microsoft Store, formerly the Windows Store app store. Microsoft, at its Build conference held last year, had announced plans to add iTunes to the Microsoft Store. While some Windows users were highly anticipating the debut of iTunes, Apple in December 2017 said that iTunes will not be available in the Microsoft Store that year.

WhatsApp’s new feature allows users to download deleted media

The messaging app, WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that lets users download deleted media files. Previously, when users deleted specific files sent over WhatsApp by going to the specific folder on the smartphone, they were not able to download it any more. But now the Facebook-owned messaging app enables you to download such files as well. Separately, a WhatsApp beta for Android (v2.18.111) reportedly added the vCard indexing feature.

India becomes world’s fastest-growing market for mobile applications

India has become the world’s fastest-growing market for mobile applications on both the Apple ioS and Google’s Android Play Store, with a sharp spike in revenue in the first quarter of 2018. The country also leads in the most number of mobile apps download across both platforms according to app market data and insights company App Annie.

Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA SoC platforms support Android Go Now

As a core subsidiary of Tsinghua Unigroup, Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA – world’s leading fabless semiconductor company with advanced technology in mobile communications and IoT, officially announced that its high-performance mobile chip platform Spreadtrum SC9850 and SC7731E fully support Android TM 8.1 (Go version). Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA''s close collaboration with Google TM on Android Go will not only shorten the time to market for users of Android devices but also provide these devices with robust security and a better performance experience.