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Google Allo to converse in Hindi

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | More »

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Google’s newly launched messaging app Allo, which has an in-built personal assistant, will now be available in Hindi as the company tries hard to woo its Indian users. India has the highest number of Allo users globally and the country is turning out to be an important market for the company. Goog...

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WhatsApp rolls out two new features

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is now facing stiff competition with the likes of Google Allo, Snapchat and Hike adding new features to its interface. To stay relevant WhatsApp has introduced two new features—video streaming and animated GIF support for all its users in its latest update. The ...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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

Facebook-owned WhatsApp recently announced in a blogpost that the messaging platform would no longer be functional on older devices and operating systems as early as the end of this year. The announcement comes after WhatsApp earlier this year said that it would pull out of providing support for old...

5 December, 2016 | More »

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

Instant messaging service WhatsApp rolled out its video calling feature at an event in India on Monday and the feature would be available in 180 countries within hours of the launch, said a company statement. WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said in a statement, “’Video calling is one of the mo...

15 November, 2016 | More »

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

Every company that has a vision needs to be digitised because there is no long-term life without a digital roadmap, says renowned coach, speaker and author Ram Charan. And, for being relevant in the digital age, more investments are needed in technologies than focus on cheaper costs. In an exclusive...

9 November, 2016 | More »

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WhatsApp testing Snapchat-like status feature

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is now facing stiff competition with the likes of Google Allo, Snapchat and Hike adding new features to its interface. To stay relevant WhatsApp is testing a new interface with the status updates tab. WhatsApp’s new feature will allow users to send images to its...

4 November, 2016 | More »

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WhatsApp rolls out video calling feature for beta testing

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is rolling out its much awaited ‘video calling’ feature. The feature, in its beta version, is being tested by users who are members of Android’s beta programme. WhatsApp has introduced video calling on the beta version v2.16.318 of the app. While one needs...

25 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Former Flipkart CPO Punit Soni invests in Innov8

Former Flipkart chief product officer (CPO) Punit Soni has invested an undisclosed amount of capital in Innov8, a sector agnostic co-working space. Innov8 is one of the three Indian companies selected by Y Combinator, a famous Silicon Valley incubator, for its summer batch of 2016. The other two sta...

14 October, 2016 | More »

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

Having entered the coveted $1-billion-club of startups in India, Kavin Bharti Mittal is more confident than ever about the success of his four-year-old startup Hike. In August, the messaging app raised $175 million (Rs 1,170 crore) from China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd, Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology G...

7 October, 2016 | More »

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Google Allo: Is it designed for India?

Google Allo was launched in September and in just 10 days it has crossed the 5 million downloads mark on Play Store. Google Allo is a messaging app, which competes with the likes of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and iMessage. The main difference is that Allo comes with some machine learning built in,...

30 September, 2016 | More »

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