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Instagram Launches IGTV Long Video App to Take on YouTube, Now Has a Billion Users

Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, and the messaging applications WhatsApp and Messenger. Instagram, which had some 800 million users as ... Read More »

India’s real estate sector to reach $180 billion by 2020, says report

India’s real estate sector is projected to reach $180 billion by 2020 from $126 billion in 2015, according to a joint report by CREDAI and JLL.Investment inflows in the housing sector since 2014 have been Rs 590 billion, about 47 per cent of the total invested money in real estate, it said.The report also said that the contribution of the residential segment to the ... Read More »

Flipkart Phone Billion Capture+ Goes on Sale at Starting Price of Rs. 10,999; Launch Offers Detailed

Billion Capture+, the first smartphone from Flipkart-owned brand Billion, went on sale at 12am IST in India, with a host of launch offers to make it an attractive buy. The new Billion Capture+ has dual rear camera setup and comes with Smartron’s tronX AI-based Internet of Things platform as well as unlimited free cloud storage. The phone comes in two ... Read More »

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Samsung, Micromax, Panasonic, Infinix Offer Discounts on Budget Smartphones

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung On5, On7, and J3 Pro are all priced under Rs. 7,000 The Infinix Hot 4 Pro is going to priced at Rs. 6,499 Flipkart’s Big Billion Days smartphone sale will begin on September 21 Flipkart’s annual Big Billion Days sale will commence on September 20 and go on till September 24 in the country. The smartphone sale will ... Read More »

Investors to pump in $7 billion investments into real estate in 2017

A favourable regulatory environment coupled with attractive asset valuations has enhanced investor confidence by changing the perception of Indian realty in the global arena. Interest from offshore equity investors, large Indian corporates and high net worth individuals (HNIs) are likely to bring in investments worth USD 7 billion into the sector this year, says a report. While office and residential ... Read More »

Mobile Marketing Will Generate $400 Billion in Sales by 2015

If you sell directly to U.S. customers or provide marketing services to clients who do, pay attention. A recent report says a growing mobile market is already generating billions in U.S. sales. And businesses are also spending billions to market to customers via mobile channels. The Mobile Marketing Association, a global trade association for the mobile marketing industry, says those numbers ... Read More »

Snapchat’s Parent Company to Spend $1 Billion on Amazon Web Services

Snap Inc, owner of the popular Snapchat app, said it expected to spend $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,689 crores) over the next five years to use Amazon.com’s cloud services, in addition to the $2 billion cloud contract it already has with Google. Snap may eventually invest in building its own infrastructure, it said on Thursday, in an amendment to a ... Read More »

Will Snapchat’s $3 Billion IPO Boom or Go Bust?

EARLIER Google Chrome for iOS Is Now Open Source THIS STORY Will Snapchat’s $3 Billion IPO Boom or Go Bust? YOU ARE HERE:   HOME MOBILE TECH THIS STORY Support every customer. Anytime. Anywhere. NEWS OPS By Jef Cozza. Updated February 3, 2017 11:09AM SHARE ALSO SEE Snapchat Snap IPO Mobile App Facebook Apple Google Social Networks Social Media Technology ... Read More »

Facebook Hits 1.86 Billion Monthly Active Users as Earnings Surge

Facebook Hits 1.86 Billion Monthly Active Users as Earnings Surge HIGHLIGHTS Facebook said it made a net profit of $3.7 billion Daily active users went up to 1.23 billion India was a hot market in the fourth quarter Facebook shares bounced Wednesday with word that profit more than doubled in the final quarter of last year, coming back down after ... Read More »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India HIGHLIGHTS 3.1 billion images, 700 million GIFs, and 610 million videos were sent WhatsApp recently rolled out the ability to share GIF images WhatsApp has more than 160 million monthly active users in India On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp ... Read More »