WhatsApp had announced in February this year that it will add voice calling feature to it platform in Q2 of 2014. The popular mobile messaging platform which was acquired by Facebook recently, is a leader in the mobile messaging space with over 465 million monthly active users.
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With an aim to encourage Indian users to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2014, Facebook has added a “I’m a Voter” button. Indian users will see a reminder message about voting on the polling day depending on once locations at the the top of their New Feed. The “I’m a Voter” button will be present next to the reminder message and both these features will be available on Facebook mobile apps on polling day.
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Samsung is looking forward to open 4000 new stores across small towns in India. The move comes from the South Korean tech giant as it faces tough competition from homegrown players like Micromax and Karbonn. Samsung will launch these stores in Indian towns with population of less than 100,000 to boost sales.
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Ineda Systems has announced that it is developing a low power SoC (system on a chip) for wearable technology and Internet of Things. The Hyderabad based start-up revealed prototype of its SoC which is dubbed as Dhanush however, the start-up is calling these SoC as Wearable Processing Unit (WPU). Continue reading “Ineda Systems develops ‘Dhanush’ chip for wearable devices”
Facebook has crossed 100 million monthly active users in India which is the second largest country on the social network behind the US. Javier Olivan, VP, Growth & Analytics, Facebook stated in an interview with the Economic Times, that Facebook crossed the landmark on March 31. He also touted that the company is now eyeing for reaching over 1 billion active users in India.
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