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WhatsApp faces outage in India, Twitter abuzz
Millions of users were unable to share videos, photos and GIFs, audio and stickers and several of those said they were even unable to view WhatsApp Status feature. According to Downdetetector.com, the problem started in the evening around 4 p.m. and alive outage map showed users in India, Europe, Brazil and in Southeast Asia were affected by the outage.
MX Player named top streaming app in India in 2019
On Thursday, MX Player was named the top streaming app in India for 2019 by App Annie, a S...
LG G8x ThinQ review: Vivid colours, ample brightness, good for multitasking & high on innovation
The second screen of the phone comes in a ca...
UC Browser offers 20 GB storage via in-app cloud service
UC Drive will give 20 GB of free storage via its in-app cloud storage service offering for Indian individual users. This is UC Drive’s first launch in the global market. India makes up for about 50% of UC Browser’s global downloads, according to a release.
Baidu Chief Robin Li thinks AI will cut human dependence on mobile phones
Li also said the video as a form of content may become the numero uno form of content: “Video is becoming the main form of content. We used to see text; then more and more images on the Internet. Today, video is the most important form of content on the internet. People’s mindsets are also changing-- changing toward video content.”
Facebook hosts summit for creativity in mobile video advertising
Facebook's Thumbstoppers are stories that can stop thumbs from scrolling and evoke emotions with the potential of changing human behavior in less than ten seconds.
Facebook hosts summit for mobile video advertising
Facebook said Thumbstoppers is aimed at inspiring the advertising and marketing community to create short-form mobile video ads that are built for the medium rather than adapted from other formats.
Lightspeed, Sequoia Surge and others invest $2 million in Rheo
Rheo is building an ecosystem for mobile gamers where they can stream, watch, comment and create channels to monetise while playing video games.
UC Browser to provide in-app cloud storage
UC Drive will be able to sync stored videos, songs, photos, and more across all the UC users’ mobile devices, allowing users to directly save a wide variety of downloadable content while browsing without taking upstorage or memory on their mobile devices, UC Browser, an Alibaba-designed product, said on Tuesday.
‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ crosses One million users
Bharti Airtel’s Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) calling feature, which was launched in December, allows customers to make telco grade calls to any network without any extra charges or any additional calling App/SIM. The technology can be accessed over any home or public WiFi network to enhance indoor voice calling experience for Airtel users.
Mobile internet services in Assam to be restored on Friday : Himanta Biswa Sarma
"Tomorrow," Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told in a reply to an SMS sent to him on Thursday seeking to know when mobile internet services are likely to be resumed. He, however, did not specify the time. Broadband services have already resumed in Assam.
No more mobile pujas & cricket: Data price pinches poor as much as onions
With Airtel, Vodafone and Jio increasing tariffs for prepaid plans, the urban poor are feeling the pinch.
Conduent launches AR solution to transform user experience
Using interactive graphics, audio, video, 3D objects and animation, AR brings static objects to life through digital overlays that deliver helpful information and tools on mobile devices or tablets, with the immediacy and personalization that consumers demand.
Samsung sold 6.7 million 5G phones globally in 2019
As of November 2019, Samsung accounted for 53.9 per cent of the global 5G smartphone market and led the industry in offering consumers five Galaxy 5G devices globally, including the Galaxy S10 5G, Note10 5G and Note10+ 5G, as well as the recently launched Galaxy A90 5G along Galaxy Fold 5G.
2019 app roundup: Tinder, Netflix in top non-gaming list, Candy Crush Saga & PUBG Mobile favourite games
Games offering in-app purchases continued to lead overall rankings.
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