Twitter Plans Paid Subscription Service

Twitter has hinted that it is planning a paid subscription platform that can be reused by other teams in the future. The news that the micro-blogging platform is building a subscription platform with a team codenamed “Gryphon” resulted in Twitter stock rose over 8 per cent on Wednesday. Twitter revealed its plan via a job

Samsungs Shifts Smart Watches to India

Announcing that it will make the entire portfolio of its Smart Watches in India, Samsung India on Thursday launched the first ‘Make in India Galaxy Watch Active2 4G (aluminium edition) for Rs 28,490. The Smart Watch will come in three colours – Cloud Silver, Aqua Black and Pink Gold – and will be available starting

Educating Youth on Cyber Awareness

Online learning has become the need of the hour and the most viable resource that has come to the aid of children and their learning in this time of crisis. But, at the same time, there is a pressing need to be aware and informed about some of the grave cyber threat that students may

Instagram Introduces Pinned Comments

Photo-sharing app Instagram has rolled out the pinned comment feature to help users maximise their engagement with their friends and family members. The new feature will help users to pin up important or favourite comments on their posts, said the Facebook-owned company. “We’re rolling out pinned comments everywhere. That means you can a pin a

Microsoft to Impart Digital Skills on 1,000 in India

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Microsoft on Wednesday announced a partnership aimed at providing digital skills to over 1 lakh youth in the country over the next 12 months. Microsoft will collaborate with NSDC’s eSkill India portal to provide free access to learning resources and conduct digital skilling awareness drives, equipping the next

Instagram Introduces TikTok like Reels

With the ban on TikTok creating a huge vacuum for the 15-second videos in the Indian Internet space, Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday announced the extension of the testing of Reels which allows users to record, edit and share short multi-clip videos, to India. With Reels, Instagram users can share short videos with their followers on

Hackers Break into Several E-Commerce Stores

A hacker group has broken into at least 570 e-commerce stores in 55 countries, including in India, in the last three years, leaking information on more than 184,000 stolen credit cards and generated over $7 million (over Rs 52 crore) from selling compromised payment cards. Known as “Keeper, the group has been stealing information from

Instagram Introduces New ‘Shop’ Feature

After Facebook, Instagram has begun testing the new Shops feature with select users globally to help set up a single online store for customers. Tapping on the ‘Shops’ tab at the bottom bar in Instagram will take users to existing shopping experience in the app, with a listing of posts that have Shopping Tags added

7 in 8 Need Fast-Charge Tech

With smartphones becoming the primary device for work, streaming and gaming, seven in every eight smartphone users in India feel innovation in the fast-charging technology is the key and long battery life is what matters the most, a new survey revealed on Wednesday. When it came to satisfaction with battery life, OPPO users scored the

Home Grown Apps To Fill The Vacuum

  Homegrown social media app developers have got an opportunity to create world-class products across chat, short videos, and photo/video sharing segments. They are scouting for fresh finds to invest intelligently into scaling their platforms and handle the upcoming rush after the mega ban on Chinese apps by the Indian government. In a country where