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Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund allows lumpsum investment via WhatsApp
The mutual fund house was already offering an array of services to investors through WhatsApp.
WhatsApp to offer startups in India with $250,000 worth of Facebook ad credits
With the ad credits, the startups can create ads that invite c...
Apple removes 17 apps created by Gujarat-based app company
These apps were published by Gujarat-based AppAspect Technologies Pvt. Ltd and the...
Government introduces data protection bill in Lok Sabha, to send it to joint select committee
As opposition parties such as the Congress and the TMC attacked the government in the Lok Sabha for a growing "snooping industry" under its watch and alleged that the bill violated the Constitution, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad refuted the charge and said a parliamentary panel could examine it in the most detailed manner.
TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads, India tops the chart
TikTok with 614 million downloads currently is the third-most downloaded non-gaming app of the year, behind WhatsApp at the top with 707.4 million installs and Facebook Messenger at second spot with 636.2 million. India has been a fast adoptor in 2019, driving up 277.6 million downloads so far this year, or roughly 45 per cent of all global installs.
HDFC Bank’s Net banking, mobile app still down. Here's how to make credit card payments
Alternate channels to make credit card payments include ATM funds transfer, NEFT funds transfer using other bank accounts, over the counter cash payments (i.e., from a bank branch), cheque payments and autopay.
WhatsApp snooping row: Baghel orders probe
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel seeks a probe into illegal surveillance in the state affairs through Israeli spyware Pegasus that was earlier reported to be snooping on people by enabling a jailbreak system on their devices. A three-member committee is summoned to investigate further into the matter.
Internet services suspended, paramilitary forces deployed in Tripura
The notification issued under provisions of Section 5 (2) of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 prohibits the following types of media for the next 48 hours beginning 1400 hours on 10th December 2019 in the entire state of Tripura (i) SMS messages of all mobile service providers (ii) Mobile Internet/Data Service of all mobile service providers, the order said.
WhatsApp admits it could've handled data breach better
WhatsApp told the govt that it could have communicated the issue better, deprting from its earlier stance.
Snooping row: WhatsApp regrets not meeting govt expectations
The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) had published a vulnerability note on May 17 advising countermeasures to users about a vulnerability in WhatsApp, according to Union Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. WhatsApp reported an incident to the CERT-In on May 20, the Minister said.
Apple celebrates best games & apps of the year at NYC event; iPhone's Spectre Camera declared winner
On MacBook, Serif Labs's Affinity Publisher was named app of the year.
Airtel to roll out VoWiFi this month
The VoWiFi technology allows users to connect to a public WiFi hotspot or any standard private home WiFi network and make outgoing calls to any mobile phone number and landline, across operators, using handsets which support the technology. It is designed to plug indoor network gaps as operators continue to find it challenging to get site approvals in residential areas.
Ease of Doing Business: Karnataka to pick lessons from New Zealand
Karnataka aims to see an increase in economic growth and job opportunities with an improvement in ease of doing business. Officials must work towards bringing Bengaluru to the forefront in ease of doing business index.
NetApp India Global Centre of Excellence gets new MD
Chhabria has nearly three decades work experience, and earlier worked at Sun Microsystems and Silicon Graphics, among other firms in the areas of product engineering, product management and general management.
ET Awards 2019: Rashesh Shah, N Chandrasekaran talk marathon on a WhatsApp group
The two bosses exchange fitness tips all the time.
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