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Snapchat launches Bitmoji widget chat shortcuts for your home screen

March 25, 2017

Snapchat is doubling down on private messaging as Instagram and Facebook Messenger clone and steal usage from its Stories feature. Now you can instantly start chatting with your best friends on Snapchat. Instead of digging a chat thread out of Snapchat, users can select their favorite friends, create Bitmoji widgets for them with their personalized avatars […]

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Signal Private Messenger Gets Video Calling, Improved Voice Infrastructure

February 17, 2017

Last week, Open Whisper Systems was spotted testing the video calling feature in the Signal Private Messenger app’s beta version on Android. Now, the company has officially announced that the video calling feature is now available (still in beta state) with the latest update to the communication app on both Android and iOS. The company […]

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Google Play Movies Starts Rolling Out 4K UHD Resolution Option

December 8, 2016

Last month, Google was spotted testing 4K resolution option for select titles on Google Play Movies in the US. Even though the search giant was expected to announce the rollout of the feature shortly, it didn’t do it right away. Now, Google has announced that the 4K resolution option for select movies is available for […]

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Google Now Lets You Search via Twitter, by Tweeting Emoji at @Google

December 8, 2016

Google’s introduced a nifty new feature for Twitter addicts. This feature brings the ability to search for local results without leaving the Twitter app. Users can search for things to do by just tweeting an emoji @Google, and you will get search results on the Twitter app. According to Mashable, the tech giant has built-in […]

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Reddit CEO Admits to Tampering Hate Comments From Donald Trump Supporters

November 25, 2016

In a shocking revelation, CEO of hugely popular Internet message board Reddit – Steve Huffman – has admitted that he used his admin rights to edit some of hate comments from Donald Trump supporters, directed at him on the website. However, Huffman has clarified that instead of editing the content, he replaced his own username […]

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai to Meet EU Antitrust Chief Next Week

February 21, 2016

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will meet Europe’s antitrust chief next Thursday for the first time since his appointment last August, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who has accused the world’s most popular Internet search engine of favouring its shopping service over rivals’ when delivering search […]

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German Court Rejects Suit by Publishers Against Google

February 21, 2016

A Berlin court rejected on Friday a legal complaint filed by German publishers which said Google was abusing its market power by refusing to pay them for displaying newspaper articles online. Germany’s biggest newspaper publisher, Axel Springer, and 40 other publishers had accused AlphabetInc’s Google of unfair treatment. The conflict centred on a long-standing row […]

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai to Meet EU Competition Commissioner for Antitrust Talks

February 21, 2016

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai will meet with the European Union’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager in Brussels in the coming week, a source familiar with the matter said Saturday. European competition officials have been investigating the US tech giant for years over alleged monopolistic practices involving its search engines, but any resolution has been elusive. […]

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After Google, Now Indian Firm Joister Wants to Offer Free Wi-Fi at Railway Stations in Maharashtra

February 21, 2016

After launching free Wi-Fi services at about 500 locations in four major cities of Maharashtra, broadband and gaming provider Joister Infomedia has offered to provide free Wi-Fi at all railway stations in the state. Google had last year announced that it will provide free Wi-Fi access at 400 railway stations in the country, and started […]

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Opera Max Now Alerts You About the Background Data Consumption of Apps

February 19, 2016

Facebook app was recently accused of eating up a huge chunk of Internet data, battery, and other resources on a user’s iPhone and Android smartphone. But it turns out, it is not the only app to exhibit such habits. A new study from Opera finds that many popular apps including WhatsApp account for a significant […]

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