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Google tests tool to let users compare similar apps on Play...

San Francisco, Oct 30 | Google is reportedly testing a new feature in the Play Store app that will allow users to directly compare...

Amazon argues Prime Video users don’t own purchased content

San Francisco, Oct 29 | Users of Amazon Prime Video cannot claim ownership of the content that they purchase on the platform, the company...

Researchers develop new smartwatch app that warns deaf users

Washington, Oct 29 | Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed 'SoundWatch', a smartwatch app for the deaf and hard-of-hearing people who want to...

Pinterest hits 442mn users, shares jump 23%

San Francisco, Oct 29 | Photo sharing social media platform Pinterest has reached 442 million global Monthly Active Users (MAUs), a 37 per cent...

Twitter outage hits India users

New Delhi, Oct 28 | Twitter users in several parts of the world, including India, on Wednesday reported facing problems accessing the platform as...

Microsoft Teams platform reaches 115mn daily active users: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 28 | Microsoft Teams platform has reached 115 million daily active users and the company is seeing increased usage intensity as...

Dream11 records over 5.3 million concurrent users

New Delhi, Oct 27 | Fantasy sports platform Dream11 on Tuesday said it achieved over 5.3 million user concurrency (total players at one single...

US polls: Twitter to add anti-misinformation banner for users

San Francisco, Oct 27 | After Facebook, Twitter has announced to add an anti-misinformation banner on the home timelines of the users in the...

Call of Duty: Mobile gets around 50mn pre-registered users in China

Beijing, Oct 24 | Popular battle royale shooter Call of Duty: Mobile is all set to launch in China on October 29 and now...

TikTok to tell users why their videos were removed

New Delhi, Oct 23 | Short video-making app TikTok has announced it will now tell users why their videos were removed from the platform.The...

Twitter tells users to add their own thoughts than just retweet

San Francisco, Oct 21 | Ahead of the US presidential election, Twitter on Wednesday rolled out updates that encourage more thoughtful amplification of Tweets...

Snapchat hits 249mn daily users, sales up 52% in Q3 2020

San Francisco, Oct 21 | Snapchat saw its daily active user base jump to touch 249 million, from 238 million in last quarter, as...

Twitter finally allows users to share NY Post story about Bidens

San Francisco, Oct 17 | In a reversal of its earlier stance, Twitter finally decided to allow users to share an article criticising Democratic...

Majority of Auckland public transport users don’t wear masks

Auckland, Oct 12 | Majority of residents of Auckland, New Zealand's worst-hit city by the Covid-19 pandemic, do not wear face masks while using...

Google Assistant to now help users open, search Android apps

New Delhi, Oct 9 | Google has extended Assistant voice commands to Android apps and the users can now open and search their favourite...

Cisco warns users to patch Webex Teams for Windows, video cameras

New Delhi, Oct 8 | Networking giant Cisco has disclosed and released key security patches for critical flaws affecting Webex Teams for Windows and...

Truecaller claims over 150mn daily active users in India

New Delhi, Oct 7 | Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Wednesday claimed they now have 185 million monthly active users and over 150...

Brief Twitter outage hits Indian users

New Delhi, Oct 1 | Twitter users from different parts of the world including India on Thursday evening reported problems using the micro-blogging platform.Most...

Microsoft 365 services back for some users after major outage

New Delhi, Sep 29 | Several Microsoft services, including Outlook, Office 365 and Teams experienced a multi-hour outage and were back for some users...

Facebook wants Apple to let users pick their own messaging app

San Francisco, Sep 27 | Facebook is making an extra push to convince Apple to let iPhone users choose their own preferred messaging app,...

New app to let users stream Xbox One games on iPhones

San Francisco, Sep 26 | Microsoft is planning to release a new Xbox app for iOS that allows users to stream their Xbox One...

Google Pay denies sharing India users’ data with 3rd parties

New Delhi, Sep 25 | Google on Friday denied the claims made in certain media reports that its Google Pay app is sharing Indian...

Google Pay adds tap to pay feature for Axis, SBI card...

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Google Pay in collaboration with Visa and banking partners on Monday rolled out tokenisation across its platform, enabling users...

Instagram down, users reporting issues worldwide

New Delhi, Sep 18 | Instagram users, including from the US, the UK, Middle East and India, took to Twitter on Friday to report...

Trump’s WeChat ‘ban’ won’t target users, says US govt

San Francisco, Sep 17 | WeChat users in the US can breathe a bit easy now as the Donald Trump administration has said in...

India 6th in terms of users hit by mobile malware in...

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Ranked sixth, India was one of the top 10 countries with the largest share of users attacked by mobile...

Twitter users thrilled to edit replies, firm says bug caused it

New Delhi, Sep 14 | Several Twitter users were left thrilled when they were able to delete a tweet reply, edit and fix...

Realme gears up to bring Android 11 to its users

New Delhi, Sep 8 | With Google on Tuesday officially releasing the latest version of its mobile operating system, smartphone brand Realme said it...

TikTok introduces ‘Stitch’ that allows users to sample other videos

San Francisco, Sep 4 | Even as the fate of its US operations hangs in balance amid negotiations with potential buyers, TikTok has not...

Facebook paying users to deactivate their accounts before US polls

San Francisco, Sep 4 | As part of a newly-launched study, Facebook is paying off people to deactivate their accounts on both its main...

Facebook users slam new design as nightmare, confusing

New Delhi, Aug 27 | Facebook users have slammed the new design as confusing, threatening to leave the platform as the social network plans...

No Fortnite for iPhone or iPad users: Epic Games

San Francisco, Aug 27 | Epic Games has confirmed that the upcoming season of Fortnite will not be available to players on iPhones, iPads...

Galaxy Note20 users get premium access to Microsoft apps in India

New Delhi, Aug 24 | Samsung on Monday extended its partnership with Microsoft for flagship Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G and Galaxy Note20 smartphones in...

Realme adds 15 million users in 2020 first half

New Delhi, Aug 24 | Smartphone brand Realme on Monday said it has added 15 million users in the first half of 2020 despite...

Samsung offers Fortnite ‘Mega Drop’ for Galaxy phone users in India

New Delhi, Aug 22 | As popular mobile game Fortnite faces an epic battle with Apple, Samsung on Saturday announced that those who want...

Truecaller adds spam activity indicator for Android users

New Delhi, Aug 19 | Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Wednesday rolled out the Spam Activity Indicator for Android users that will give...

Telangana minister urges social media users to be responsible

Hyderabad, Aug 12 | Telangana Industries Minister K. T. Rama Rao on Wednesday said that social media cannot turn into an instrument for...

OnePlus 8, Nord users flummoxed over uninstallable Facebook bloatware

New Delhi, Aug 6 | The three popular OnePlus devices (OnePlus 8, 8 Pro and Nord) have left several users annoyed as these devices...

Twitter faces $250mn FTC fine over misuse of users’ data

San Francisco, Aug 4 | Twitter has disclosed that it may end up paying up to $250 million as fine to the US Federal...

Social media users more likely to believe false Covid-19 news

Toronto, July 30 | People who get their news from social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are more likely to have misperceptions about...

Spotify monthly active users grows 29% to 299mn in Q2

San Francisco, July 29 | Despite a slow start to the quarter due to Covid-19, Swedish music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday said that...

Goyal launches SBI-IRCTC credit card for rail users

New Delhi, July 28 | Emphasising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Atmanirbhar India mission, Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the SBI-IRCTC...

3D model of Secunderabad Railway Station placed for users’ help

Hyderabad, July 16 | The South Central Railway (SCR) has installed an indigenously-developed 3D model of Secunderabad railway station for easy identification of various...

Twitter hack: 367 users lost over Rs 90 lakh in just...

New Delhi, July 16 | As Twitter went through the worst-ever cyber attack on any social media platforms on Thursday, at least 367 users...

Google introduces new games, titles for Play Pass users

San Francisco, July 15 | Google has introduced new features in its Play Pass which connects users to hundreds of apps and games without...

Jio adds 46 lakh users in March, Airtel, Vodafone Idea see...

New Delhi, July 14 | Reliance Jio continued to lead the subscription race in March with an addition of over 46.87 lakh customers during...

TikTok pulled 16mn videos from Indian users in 2019’s 2nd half

New Delhi, July 9 | TikTok removed 16 million videos from Indian users in the last six months of 2019 for violating its content...

WhatsApp Business hits 50mn users globally, 15mn in India

New Delhi, July 9 | With the Covid-19 disruptions bringing more businesses online, WhatsApp Business has reached a new milestone of 50 million monthly...

Indian mobile users seek superior fast-charging tech, long battery life: Survey...

New Delhi, July 8 | With smartphones becoming the primary device for work, streaming and gaming, seven in every eight smartphone users in India...

Business

Fresh identification of PSUs gives momentum to govt’s sell-off plan

By Subhash NarayanNew Delhi, Oct 30 | The government proposes to start afresh the process to firm up the list of companies for strategic...