Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma cries foul over WhatsApp Pay; draws flak from peers

Anirban Ghoshal

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella body which oversees digital payments in the country, on Friday ....

16 February, 2018

WhatsApp rolls out beta version of UPI-based payments feature

Anirban Ghoshal

After months of speculation, instant-messaging platform WhatsApp has finally started India rollout of its payments service in ....

9 February, 2018
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WhatsApp unveils business app for Android, inches closer to revenue stream

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp has rolled out a feature that connects small businesses with customers, it ....

19 January, 2018

Sticker search app Emojifi raises angel funding

Disha Sharma

Emojifi, an app that provides live emoji, sticker and graphics interchange format (GIF) suggestions based on the typed words across ....

3 March, 2017

WhatsApp launches two-step verification for added security

Varun Arora

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has introduced an optional two-step verification feature for added security for users with ....

11 February, 2017

Hike: Revenue Rs 42 lakh in FY16, valuation $1.4 bn

Disha Sharma

Hike Ltd, the messaging app operator that touched $1.4 billion in valuation last year, started earning revenue in 2015-16 but ....

6 January, 2017
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WhatsApp disabled on older Android, iOS & Windows devices

Varun Arora

Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging app has stopped functioning for those using older smartphones, according to several media reports ....

3 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Hike's Kavin Mittal takes the fast lane to success

Shruti Jain

For Kavin Bharti Mittal, the 29-year-old founder and chief executive of instant messaging app Hike, 2016 will go down as a milestone ....

28 December, 2016

WhatsApp testing feature to revoke, edit sent messages

Priya Singh

It will soon be possible to revoke or edit sent messages in WhatsApp. In its latest beta version of the app, instant messaging ....

19 December, 2016

Google Allo to converse in Hindi

Priya Singh

Google's newly launched messaging app Allo, which has an in-built personal assistant, will now be available in Hindi as the company ....

6 December, 2016
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WhatsApp rolls out two new features

Priya Singh

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is now facing stiff competition with the likes of Google Allo, Snapchat and Hike adding new ....

6 December, 2016

WhatsApp to withdraw support from millions of devices by year-end

Priya Singh

Facebook-owned WhatsApp recently announced in a blogpost that the messaging platform would no longer be functional on older devices ....

5 December, 2016

WhatsApp unveils video calling feature in India; launches it in 180 countries

Priya Singh

Instant messaging service WhatsApp rolled out its video calling feature at an event in India on Monday and the feature would be ....

15 November, 2016

Companies can't have long-term life without digital roadmap: Ram Charan

Priya Prasad

Every company that has a vision needs to be digitised because there is no long-term life without a digital roadmap, says renowned ....

9 November, 2016

WhatsApp testing Snapchat-like status feature

Priya Singh

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is now facing stiff competition with the likes of Google Allo, Snapchat and Hike adding new ....

4 November, 2016

WhatsApp rolls out video calling feature for beta testing

Priya Singh

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is rolling out its much awaited 'video calling' feature. The feature, in its beta version, ....

25 October, 2016

Exclusive: Former Flipkart CPO Punit Soni invests in Innov8

Disha Sharma

Former Flipkart chief product officer (CPO) Punit Soni has invested an undisclosed amount of capital in Innov8, a sector agnostic ....

14 October, 2016

We're going to be playing an entirely different ball game in 2017, says Hike's Kavin Bharti Mittal

Nishant Sharma

Having entered the coveted $1-billion-club of startups in India, Kavin Bharti Mittal is more confident than ever about the success ....

7 October, 2016

Google Allo: Is it designed for India?

Priya Singh

Google Allo was launched in September and in just 10 days it has crossed the 5 million downloads mark on Play Store. Google Allo ....

30 September, 2016

Google Allo launched; can it beat WhatsApp, iMessage?

Priya Singh

The much awaited Goggle Allo has finally been launched. Giving stiff competition to its existing competitors – WhatsApp, ....

21 September, 2016

Gasping to stay in the game, Yahoo Messenger adds video sharing feature

Varun Arora

Yahoo! Inc. has announced a new feature that will allow users of its Messenger chat service to share videos, in the latest attempt ....

20 September, 2016