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Google Allo Web Client Release Delayed, Expected in ‘Few More Weeks’

HIGHLIGHTS Sneak preview of the Web client was released in February Web client will come with same features as mobile app Google announced that it was working a Web client in February If you are a fan of Google Allo messaging app, you might not be thrilled to hear the latest news regarding the platform. The search giant has now announced that ... Read More »

‘Godfather’ of Russian Internet Nossik Dies of Heart Attack

Anton Nossik, a Russian Internet entrepreneur who is often referred to as the godfather of the Russian Internet, died on Saturday night. Nossik, 51, suffered a heart attack during the night of July 9, the Ekho Moskvy radio station reported. Several of Nossik’s acquaintances confirmed the reports on social media on Sunday. News of his death was met with shock. “It’s impossible to believe,” ... Read More »

Airtel Internet TV Review

HIGHLIGHTS Airtel Internet TV is built on top of the Android TV platform Netflix app and Chromecast support are built-in It is 4K ready and comes with Dolby Atmos support Airtel launched a new set-top box for its Digital TV DTH service back in April this year. The Airtel Internet TV is powered by Android TV and comes with Netflix and YouTube ... Read More »

How To Build Your Own Blogging Empire

Though it may seem too good to be true, there are plenty of people in the world today currently making good money through blogging. Starting a blog and generating a following can lead to a legitimate income source, even for those who have no previous experience with digital technology, marketing, or writing. There are plenty of people out there who’ve ... Read More »

Google’s Daunting Challenge With Alphabet Is How to Organise Itself

HIGHLIGHTS Alphabet’s early days have seen more pruning than expansion A series of executives have departed since the reorganisation Creation of the Other Bets has changed what it means to work for Google Google’s self-professed mission is to organise the world’s information. But a company known for engineering excellence is still trying to solve the very human problem of how ... Read More »

Apple, Cisco Push for Cyber-Security Insurance Discounts, Unveil ‘Security Connector’ App

HIGHLIGHTS The two companies are collaborating with insurance industry heavyweights Cisco will create systems that allow for continuous security monitoring Cisco Security Connector app is meant to protect against phishing attacks Apple is working with Cisco Systems to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Replay as It Hits 250 Million Daily Active Users

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram introduced an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video The Live video can shared to Instagram Stories for 24 hours Instagram has also added 250 million daily users on Instagram ‘Stories’ Photo-sharing app Instagram has announced it will introduce an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video to ‘Stories’ feature for 24 ... Read More »

Facebook Lite for Android Review: Made for India

While phone makers are now launching 4G handsets and companies like Airtel and Reliance working towards bringing the networks in India, you might think that there’s no need for apps that minimise data use. The fact of the matter though is that even in a metro like Delhi, 3G access depends greatly on which part of the city you’re in ... Read More »

Facebook Rolls Out New ‘Order Food’ Feature for Mobile and Web

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is showing up for select people in US It appears on web and the app as well The ‘Order Food’ feature is powered by Delivery.com and Slice Facebook is rolling out a new ordering food feature, in a bid to keep users hooked onto its app, and not stray off to another app for other tasks. The ... Read More »

Microsoft, Experts Push for Global NGO to Expose Hackers

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO It will be aimed at unmasking the hackers behind several cyber-attacks Microsoft already floated the idea of an anti-hacking NGO in June 2016 As cyber-attacks sow ever greater chaos worldwide, IT titan Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO tasked with the tricky job ... Read More »