India’s Aadhaar rivals growth of Windows, Android, Facebook: Satya Nadella

India’s Aadhaar identity system rivals the growth of other platform innovations like Windows, Android or Facebook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said. Nadella, in his book ‘Hit Refresh’, which was released during the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference, has praised India’s leap forward in the digital and technological arena. “Aadhaar now has scaled to over… Continue reading India’s Aadhaar rivals growth of Windows, Android, Facebook: Satya Nadella

Bugs render Google Tez slow on launch day, hundreds give one-star rating

Tez (fast), the India-specific payments app built by Google, turned slow on the first day of its launch on Monday, and this angered users, who complained that they could not sign up on the service. Hundreds of users took to Twitter and other social networks to vent their displeasure, with a few of them even… Continue reading Bugs render Google Tez slow on launch day, hundreds give one-star rating

GoPro Hero 5 Black: Jazz up your moments on camera with ‘QuikStories’ app

If you are an adventure enthusiast or an avid biker, want to shoot your experience and post videos on social media platforms seamlessly, here comes “GoPro Hero 5 Black” that has 4K video and voice control capabilities. As Indian travellers look for handy cameras with high-end feature s, US-based GoPro has developed a video-editing mobile… Continue reading GoPro Hero 5 Black: Jazz up your moments on camera with ‘QuikStories’ app

Facebook, Instagram users face outage

Many Facebook users today reported experiencing an outage as they “struggled” to access the popular social media site. A section of users across geographies, including the US and Europe, reported that they faced log-in problems, while others had a difficulty in uploading videos, liking or commenting on posts, loading pages, or saw error messages. It… Continue reading Facebook, Instagram users face outage

Whatsapp looking for ways to stop spread of fake news

Popular messaging app WhatsApp on Monday said it is exploring ways to check spread of fake news through its platform. WhatsApp software engineer Alan Kao termed the situation as “complex” because of the end-to-end encryption of messages on the platform that does not allow anyone — except the sender and the receiver — to read… Continue reading Whatsapp looking for ways to stop spread of fake news

Crowded TV marketplace gets ready for Apple, Google & Facebook

Apple has more than $1-billion budgeted for original programming, Facebook wants its own version of “Scandal” and Google is ready to spend up to $3 million per episode on a drama. The three digital giants have signalled to Hollywood that they are serious about entering a television landscape that Netflix and Amazon shook up just… Continue reading Crowded TV marketplace gets ready for Apple, Google & Facebook

Facebook kills Snapchat-like app it released last year for users under 21

Facebook has shut down its standalone social networking app Lifestage that it released a year ago for high schoolers, media reports said. Not many people know about this Snapchat-like app as only users aged 21 or younger could sign up for it. According to a report in the Business Insider on Tuesday, Lifestage was intended… Continue reading Facebook kills Snapchat-like app it released last year for users under 21