TikTok owner has a new music app for India - Resso
Record companies credit TikTok with minting a new generation of music stars, including Lil Nas X, the singer of “Old Town Road.” As it has attracted hundreds of millions of users with their music, however, those companies are now demanding ByteDance increase the licensing fees it pays.
Telcos to gain from more data use as callers may shift to OTT apps
“In a plan with voice tariff hiked and data price being same, calling will shift to OTT,” International Data Corporation’s India research director Navkendar Singh said, adding that voice-over-OTT apps using WiFi for connectivity could also rise, as WiFi connectivity at home and public places expands.
Personal Data Protection Bill seeks access to users' data from companies
The bill introduces a provision empowering the govt to ask a firm to provide anonymized personal data.
Internet services suspended for 48 hours in Tripura over anti-CAB protests
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.
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.
HC declines to order linking of FB, Twitter, WhatsApp accounts with Aadhaar, PAN
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said linking of accounts with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, with Aadhaar, PAN or any other identity document requires framing of policies or amendment in existing laws by the central government and this exercise cannot be done by the court.
Security flaw in Airtel app exposes customers data, fixed now
"It revealed information like first and last name, gender, email, date of birth, address, subscription information, device capability information for 4G, 3G & GPRS, network information, activation date, user type (prepaid or postpaid) And current IMEI number," cyber security researcher Ehraz Ahmed said in his blog.
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.
WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivated. As J&K completed exactly 120 days of internet blackout, residents woke up to find themselves checked out of their accounts and groups.
mAadhaar review: An upgraded app with new interface; now allows users to add 3 profiles
The updated app for the biometric ID now has a better user interface and offers more services and languages.
Vivo U20 review: Quick app navigation, decent camera performance make it a good buy at Rs 10,990
The new offering is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor and has a long-lasting battery.
Practice yoga with Alexa: Shilpa Shetty Kundra's fitness app joins Amazon assistant's skill set
The skill has audio as well as video content in both English as well as in Hindi.
Primary healthcare is failing 80 crore Indians. An app may be the antidote
Rural India suffers from the paucity of primary healthcare centres. By taking doctor consultations online through an app and providing safe record keeping of patients, MedCords wants to address one of the key issues for patients in rural India.
Zomato to raise up to $600 million by next month: Deepinder Goyal
The company is making all efforts to achieve its mission, 'Better Food for Everyone', Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal said. We started 11 years ago and now present in 550 cities in India and we serve around 48 million people every month.
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.
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