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FireChat messenger allows users to chat without an internet connection

FireChat messenger allows users to chat without an internet connection

On Wednesday, FireChat, Open Garden‘s popular off-the-grid messaging app got a major update that now allows users to send messages privately without the need of a working internet connection or a mobile network. FireChat has been around for quite some time but wasn’t really popular. The app didn’t have the feature of private chats. FireChat […]

Monetization Deals: Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp

Monetization Deals: Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp

The monetization of WhatsApp has proved to be a hard nut to crack for Facebook. As it was predicted earlier, Facebook is finally preparing itself to pull out some money from its messenger platform. This will set up a stage for Business over Messenger for Facebook. There are over 700 million people using Messenger to […]

Canon's new multi-purpose camera can see in near-total darkness

Canon’s new multi-purpose camera can see in near-total darkness

Taking full colour photos or shooting videos in low light can be very tricky and frustrating no matter how good the camera is. Adequate arrangements will have to be made for lighting to ensure that the video comes out just the way one likes it. However, Canon, the giant multinational corporation has unveiled a new camera that […]

Yahoo Announces Its New Silent Video Messaging App ‘Livetext’

Yahoo Announces Its New Silent Video Messaging App ‘Livetext’

Though late to the mobile game, Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled a new messaging service called Livetext at an event in New York City. The new cross-platform messaging service is essentially a silent video chat app overlaid with texts and is likely to take on the likes of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and LINE. While users of Yahoo […]

Android Vulnerability Puts Millions of Phones at Risk

Android Vulnerability Puts Millions of Phones at Risk

Researchers at the American security research firm Zimperium have uncovered a flaw in the world’s most popular smartphone Android operating system that lets hackers take control with a text message leaving an estimated 950 million smartphone and tablet users vulnerable to attack. Joshua J. Drake, Zimperium zLabs vice president of platform research and exploitation said […]

Google Introduces Patent Starter Program To Fight Patent Trolls

Google Introduces Patent Starter Program To Fight Patent Trolls

Web giant Google has announced that it is giving away patents to fifty eligible startups. The company’s Patent Starter Program would offer startups free Google Patents. Besides that, the startups recruited for the program will also be able to view Google’s entire patent portfolio with the option of acquiring further patents. The Google Patent Starter Program will […]

Sony is partnering with ZMP to launch drone services for enterprise customers

Sony is partnering with ZMP to launch drone services for enterprise customers

Sony is getting into the drone business market in order to develop robotic solutions for data collection purposes within the enterprise. The electronics giant’s mobile arm is partnering with Tokyo autopilot startup ZMP to launch a drone subsidiary called Aerosense. Aerosense will apply Sony’s networking technology, camera, sensing and robotics technologies from its smartphone range to create aerial […]

FCC set to approve AT&T’s $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV

FCC set to approve AT&T’s $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is ready to approve the $49 billion AT&T- satellite service DirecTV merger, a deal which would transform the carrier into the nation’s largest pay-television operator. On Tuesday, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Tom Wheeler said he has circulated his approval recommendation with the FCC’s other […]

Samsung announced new Galaxy Tab S2 tablets, coming next month

Samsung announced new Galaxy Tab S2 tablets, coming next month

Samsung announced its thinnest and lightest tablet of its size ever that aims to be a more attractive alternative to the iPad Air 2 of Apple. The Korean mobile giant has launched the new Galaxy Tab S2 which comes in the form of two models, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and Tab S2 9.7, differentiated […]

Apple, Samsung in talks with carrier trade group to adopt e-SIM technology

Apple, Samsung in talks with carrier trade group to adopt e-SIM technology

Traditional SIM cards might no longer be the standard in the near future. According to a new report from The Financial Times, Samsung and Apple are both in advanced talks with the GSMA, the mobile telecom industry association that supports the GSM standard, to participate in a standardized embeddable electronic SIM card. Electronic SIMs (or e-SIMs) […]

Google launches 'buy' button in mobile ads, users can buy stuff directly through search results

Google launches ‘buy’ button in mobile ads, users can buy stuff directly through search results

Google Inc on Wednesday launched a trial of a feature allowing shoppers to buy items directly from mobile search ads, in an effort to make mobile search more useful and provide advertisers a new way to allure customers. The introduction of ‘Purchases on Google’ comes as Facebook and Pinterest have been intensifying efforts to advance […]

Google Photos App Continues To Upload Images Even After Android App Is Uninstalled

Google Photos App Continues To Upload Images Even After Android App Is Uninstalled

Launched at the Google I/O 2015, Google Photos was designed to offer free, unlimited back-up space for photos, videos and to automatically create collages, slide-shows and movies from the uploaded library. Similar to Apple’s iCloud, the app can automatically upload your photos to the cloud ready for sharing, viewing, or just as a backup and provide access […]

Twitter

Follow Me! Twitter Says To Advertisers

Twitter revealed three new products for its brand marketing, two months after the company noted that a weak demand for the product has plunged its revenue forecast of the year. Twitter’s VP of global online sales – Richard Alfonsi said that many marketeers will be able to display their ads by using a multimedia channel […]

Microsoft

Microsoft Slashes 18000 Jobs after Acquiring Nokia

On Wednesday, Microsoft said that it is writing off $7.6 billion it spent on acquiring Nokia, cutting 7,800 jobs, which is in addition to 18000 job cuts that it planned a year ago. About 2,300 of the employment will be made in Finland, where Nokia’s headquarter is located. The employment cuts are an addition to the […]

NYSE

New York Stock Exchange Goes Bumpy Today, After a Software Glitch

The share market is the center for millions of investors and businesses that glue their eyes over it day-and-night. The stock markets have a bigger impact and have the ability to shake the economy; may it be for scaling greater amount of profits, or the reason behind declining economy. Director of floor operations at the […]

Apple Watch

Apple Watch Sales Drop By 90 Per Cent, since its Mega Launch

According to a new market survey, the new Apple Watch sales have slumped by 90 per cent, since, the opening week – the fourth week of April. According to data presented by a California-based Slice Intelligence, Apple is selling nearly 20,000 watches per day in the US, since its mega launch in the month of […]

Microsoft Hololens

Microsoft HoloLens Is Soon Coming Up With New Tech Projects

It’s time to venture into a different world, as Microsoft HoloLens is soon coming up with new projects, giving an opportunity to get connected, and have a tremendous user experience with your much-liked device – Typac Hologram. Recently, Microsoft has unveiled that is accepting academic proposals for those who are interested to work with augmented […]

3D-Printed Seahorse Model

Robot Researchers Develop a 3D-Printed Seahorse Model

With the invention of 3D printer, almost everything including food, organ, and now it is animals that are printed in 3-D form. Recently, a new study, robot researcher invented a 3D-printed seahorse model to examine its tail flexibility. Seahorses have a unique bony structure, compared to other animals having a cylindrical or circular cross-section structure. […]

Simple Buy Buttons

Simple Buy Buttons Design for Smartphones to Ease Online Purchases

A director at a San Diego advertising agency – Denise Chapman briefed about the number of hours she spent on her mobile phone for shopping from online portals. But, when it comes to buy something from online portals; she sits with her laptop, instead of using smartphones. She said that she has got to the […]