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Amazon India Gets RBI Nod For Mobile Wallet

New Delhi: Online marketplace Amazon India has secured a licence to operate prepaid payment instrument (PPI) or mobile wallet in the country as it tries to compete more aggressively against rivals Snapdeal and Paytm. The approval will help the US-based giant to cash in on the booming digital payments market in India. “We are pleased to receive our PPI license ... Read More »

MakeMyTrip’s Acquisition of Ibibo Group Gets CCI’s Nod

HIGHLIGHTS MakeMyTrip and Ibibo announced merger last year in October CCI has approved the acquisition of Ibibo group by MakeMyTrip This will bring redBus, goibibo, Ryde under MakeMyTrip’s group Fair trade regulator CCI has approved online travel portal MakeMyTrip’s proposed acquisition of rival Ibibo group in an equity deal that would create one of the country’s largest online travel firm. ... Read More »

Telegram Gets Ability to Retract Messages Within 48 Hours, Network Usage Section, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The update is available on App Store as well as Google Play Network usage section allows users to keep track of data consumption App now remembers scroll position on Android Popular messaging app Telegram has announced its version v.3.16 update, which adds the ability to retract messages sent from the app within 48 hours of being sent. The update ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Starts Receiving OxygenOS 3.5.4 Update; OnePlus 3 Gets Android 7.0 Nougat-Based Community Build

HIGHLIGHTS The OxygenOS 3.5.4 update will be an incremental update It will be available to all users over coming days The new update is still based on Android Marshmallow OnePlus 3T has started receiving the first OxygenOS update, still based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Chinese company has confirmed that the OxygenOS 3.5.4 update will be rolled out to users ... Read More »

Google Assistant Gets IFTTT Support; Makes Voice Commands on Pixel, Google Home More Powerful

Google unveiled its smart home speaker called Google Home at its Made by Google event on October 4. The speaker, like the Google Pixel smartphones, is powered by the Google Assistant. At the time of launch, Google Home did not have many integrations to work with, but that should change when the Assistant SDK becomes available. Now however, IFTTT has ... Read More »

Bigg Boss Season 10 Gets Its Own Emoji on Twitter

Micro-blogging website Twitter has introduced a special emoji for the tenth season of reality TV show “Bigg Boss”. When people tweet using hashtags like #BiggBoss, #BiggBoss10 and #BB10, the eye symbol of the show will be activated next to the hashtag. The emoji was launched on Sunday. According to a statement issued by the site, conversations around “Bigg Boss 10” ... Read More »

Debit Card Security Breach, WhatsApp Gets New Features, Apple’s Mac Event, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS 3.2 million debit card users vulnerable after security breach in India Apple sends media invites for Oct 27 event, where new Macs are expected Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is still being used by 1 million people From the 3.2 million debit cards in India being exposed thanks to a security breach and Apple’s upcoming new Macbooks to Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

Signal Private Messenger Gets Much-Requested ‘Disappearing Messages’ Feature

Signal Private Messenger Gets Much-Requested ‘Disappearing Messages’ Feature HIGHLIGHTS Company says feature will help in keeping chat history tidy Feature not introduced with aim to improve privacy Timer available from 5-seconds to one week When Google launched its text-messaging app Allo last month, it received criticism from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for the lack of privacy offered by the app. ... Read More »

Creo Mark 1 Gets July Fuel OS Update With Focus on Privacy Features

HIGHLIGHTS The Creo Mark 1 runs the India-developed Android-based Fuel OS Creo promises a ‘new phone every month’ with OS updates This is the third update Creo has rolled out since April Creo, the maker of the Mark 1 smartphone, on Wednesday announced the July update to its indigenously-developed Android custom ROM ‘Fuel OS’. To recall, the Creo Mark 1 ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Gets Voicemail Feature; Beta Now Lets You Share With Multiple Contacts

HIGHLIGHTS Android users get callback and voicemail feature Beta version lets users send content to multiple chats Beta app is available via Google Play and can also be sideloaded WhatsApp has been introducing an array of features, the recent one being the voicemail feature. The feature arrived on iPhone devices first, and now the company has also rolled it out ... Read More »