Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube team up for anti-terror group

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In a bid to combat terrorism, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube have formed the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism. “We believe that by working together, sharing the best technological and operational elements of our individual efforts, we can have a greater impact on the threat of terrorist content online”, Facebook said in its blog post. Continue reading “Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube team up for anti-terror group”

TCL Movetime smartwatch with heart rate monitor launched in India for Rs. 9999

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TCL has launched Movetime smartwatch in India. It comes with a heart rate monitor, calorie counter, sleep tracking, distance covered and sport activity tracking. The watch offers notifications for calls, messages, social media, calendar and more. It offers gesture control that lets you take a snap or play music by twisting your wrist. Continue reading “TCL Movetime smartwatch with heart rate monitor launched in India for Rs. 9999”

Google Chrome gets picture-in-picture video support on Android O

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Android O, the next Android OS comes with some new and handy features such as notification channels, adaptive icons, and more. One of the features that stands out is picture-in-picture (PIP) support. Now, Google is adding PIP support for Chrome. It is already available for VLC, Duo and Play Movies. Continue reading “Google Chrome gets picture-in-picture video support on Android O”

Instagram is testing a new favorites tool to boost private sharing

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Instagram is testing a new feature dubbed as favorites that will allow users to share posts with limited number of people, according to a latest report from The Verge. You can create a list of people and choose to share photos or stories with them. Continue reading “Instagram is testing a new favorites tool to boost private sharing”

Facebook is working on a standalone app for video creators

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Facebook announced at the VidCon conference that it is working on a dedicated app for video creators. The video creation app will be exclusive for people with verified accounts like journalists, celebrities and other online influencers. It will essentially be an update to the Facebook Mentions app that is limited to aforementioned people. Continue reading “Facebook is working on a standalone app for video creators”

Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 tipped to feature Snapdragon 835 and 4GB RAM

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A latest report from XDA Developers has revealed detailed specifications of the upcoming smartphones from Google code-named as “Walleye” and “Taimen”. Citing unnamed source, the publication stated that Walleye will become the Pixel 2 and Taimen will become Pixel 2 XL. Continue reading “Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 tipped to feature Snapdragon 835 and 4GB RAM”

Weekly Roundup: OnePlus 5, Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Xiaomi 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2 and more

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This week OnePlus launched its much anticipated flagship OnePlus 5 in India. Samsung lunched the Tab S3, Xiaomi launched 10000mAh and 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2, LG announced the G6+ with 128GB storage and more. Let’s take a detailed look at all the announcements and launches that took place this week.

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YouTube claims 1.5 billion logged-in viewers every month

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YouTube has shared some interesting metrics about video consumption on its platform. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shared in a blog post that 1.5 billion logged in viewers visit YouTube every single month which is equivalent to one in five people around the world.

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YouTube introduces new VR180 content format for videos

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With an aim to make VR content easier to create and boost VR video, YouTube has announced a new format for videos. Dubbed as VR180, the new video format essentially cuts 360-degree videos in half to focus on what is right in front of the camera. Continue reading “YouTube introduces new VR180 content format for videos”

WhatsApp will soon let you share any type of files

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Currently WhatsApp lets you share various types of files like sv, doc, docx, pdf, ppt, pptx, rtf, txt, xls, xlsx and similar via its mobile apps and web. Now, the popular messaging app is adding the ability to share all file types with your contacts.

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WhatsApp is in talks with SBI and NPCI for UPI integration

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WhatsApp is in talks with SBI and NPCI for Unified Payments Interface (UPI) integration in India, according to a report from the Economic Times. The latest development comes months after the popular messaging app was reported to launch a peer-to-peer payment system in India that will be powered by UPI. Continue reading “WhatsApp is in talks with SBI and NPCI for UPI integration”

Facebook is giving Indian users more control over their profile picture

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Facebook has rolled out an important feature for its over 166 million monthly active users in India. The social network has introduced a profile picture guard that will give Indian users more control over who can download and share their pictures. Continue reading “Facebook is giving Indian users more control over their profile picture”