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Photoscan by Google Turns Your Phone Into a Photo Scanner

Photoscan by Google Turns Your Phone Into a Photo Scanner HIGHLIGHTS Google’s Photoscan app is free and available now The app is fast and easy to use The resulting image is largely dependent on your phone’s camera On Tuesday, Google launched Photoscan, an app that helps you quickly digitise your old, printed photos you may have lying around. The idea ... Read More »

Twitter Live Video Launched for Android and iOS; Powered by Periscope

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is available to iOS and Android users Users can now live stream via a tweet Users do not need the Periscope app installed Twitter has launched the ability to create live videos via its Android and iOS apps with the help of Periscope. Just like Facebook, Twitter will also allow users to live stream video through the ... Read More »

Flipkart’s Valuation Reportedly Slashed 38 Percent by Morgan Stanley

HIGHLIGHTS Morgan Stanley has cut its valuation of Flipkart by 38 percent This puts the valuation at $5.54 billion Flipkart says this is purely theoretical Investing firm Morgan Stanley has reportedly marked down its shares in Flipkart for the second time this year. The firm has reportedly slashed Flipkart’s valuation by 38 percent in the latest round, following a 27 ... Read More »

How to Download UPI Apps by SBI, HDFC, ICICI, and Other Banks on Android and iPhone

HIGHLIGHTS UPI apps by 21 banks, such as SBI, HDFC, ICICI, are available now All banks have released Android apps for UPI, and a few have iOS apps too UPI allows you to make transactions online directly from bank accounts While mobile wallets have capitalised on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation drive and emerged as the big gainers, the government-backed ... Read More »

Reddit CEO Regrets Trolling Trump Supporters by Secretly Editing Their Posts

Steve Huffman, the chief executive of Reddit, knows he has some explaining to do. Huffman, also a Reddit co-founder, landed in hot water Wednesday after admitting that he used his administrative powers to secretly edit user comments that were critical of him on r/The_Donald – a popular, pro-Trump forum (or “subreddit”). He swapped all mentions of his own username with ... Read More »

Black Friday’s Record Sales Driven by Mobile Devices, Finds Report

Black Friday’s Record Sales Driven by Mobile Devices, Finds Report HIGHLIGHTS Adobe’s survey estimated sales of $3.05 billion on Black Friday 2016 Mobiles drove the majority of retail sites visits at 56 percent iOS continued to drive larger sales than Android In a first, online shopping on Black Friday is estimated to have hit the $3 billion mark in the ... Read More »

App or Credit? Why Cash May be Replaced by Mobile Payments

It is Monday morning in San Francisco, and you have just woken up late. To help in your rush to get to work on time, you use your favorite ride service app to pay for a driver to bring you to work. On the way to work, that pre-coffee, drowsy feeling starts to kick in, so you use your Starbucks ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Name Seemingly Confirmed by Company Website Hours Before Launch

OnePlus 3T Name Seemingly Confirmed by Company Website Hours Before Launch HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone will be launched on Tuesday There is a fun mini-game at the ‘error 404’ page Smartphone expected to be upgraded version of current flagship Earlier this month, OnePlus confirmed that it will be launching its next device with Snapdragon 821 processor on November 15. The company’s ... Read More »

Instagram, FedEx, Twitter Among Most Trusted by Small Businesses, Alignable Says

What brands do you trust the most to provide you with key services and products to grow your business? Helping you in this quest, Alignable, an online networking site for small and local business owners, regularly offers a list of the best websites for small business growth. Small Businesses’ Most Trusted Brands of 2016 In its latest SMB Trust Index released ... Read More »

Modular phones: A dilemma that has been bolted on by phone makers

Moto Z A brainchild of Google, the modular smartphone concept also known as Project Ara first surfaced in 2013. Three years down the line and many prototypes, all we know is that Ara remained delayed. Eventually, enough was enough and Google decided to suspend the idea of making modular phones by itself in September 2016. Instead, the company will be ... Read More »