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Walmart’s Android Tablets on sell starting at $64

To compete with Amazon’s Fire Tablets, Walmart has finally launched its own Android Tablets starting at a price of $64. Lowest priced Tablet at $64 is an 8-inch model, has 1.3GHz Quad-core processor, 16GB storage and 2GB R...

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Uber Eats likely to offer unlimited food delivery subscription passes

Just the same way as Deliveroo, DoorDash, and Postmates food delivery apps which offer their customers unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber Eats may soon offer its customers free delivery from any of the restaurants...

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Google Pay adds 32 new banks in the US

Till May, Google Pay has added 32 new banks and Financial institutions in its payment gateway which means customers of these banks will now be able to use their cards with Google Pay. Here is the list of banks supported by...

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Instagram IGTV redesigning with Snapchat-like design and TikTok’s AI

Standalone vertical video app from Instagram, IGTV which debuted last year is losing its ground among popular apps like Snapchat and Tiktok with its not so interesting UI. Last week at Instagram Explore’s new Shopping an...

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Leaving home! Alexa Guard is here to turn your Echo into a security device

Amazon is adding another functionality to its Echo products to secure your house when you are not at home. Guard function will listen to alarming signs like, breaking of glass or smoke alarm and send an audio alert to you ...

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Google Keep gets Dark Mode

Google Keep app is a app by Google to organize all your to-do notes, documents, photos, receipts in one place to use it anytime. You can even auto transcribe a voice memo. Google recently brought Dark theme to may apps and...

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Google Slides hits 500 million installs on Google Play Store

Google Slides app is Google’s app to create, edit and collaborate presentations in your phone. With Google slides, you can make presentations, rearrange slides, format texts and shapes, present slides to video-calls and mo...

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Gboard gets new emojis and theme-matching nav bar in latest update

In Gboard’s latest update, Google has introduced new set of emojis, Emoji 12.0 which includes gender-neutral emoji animal sloth. Devices running Android Q will soon be able to spot these emojis but until now, this seems to...

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Grofers lands $200M funding from Softbank’s Vision Fund

Online grocery delivery startup which delivers groceries across multiple cities in India has landed a $200M dollar investment from Softbank’s Vision Fund. Grofer’s rival BigBasket too recently raised $150 million at a unic...

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Google Photos may stop syncing to Google Drive starting from July

Google Drive, online storage app from Google stores different files like documents, folders, video, photos. Google Drive works in synchronisation with Google Photos to keep your photos safe and accessible in both the apps,...

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Add emails to your Google Tasks within Gmail for Android app

Last year, Google added Tasks app on the Desktop version of Gmail to let users create their to-do lists, which can then be integrated with Gmail Calendar, thus easing users in managing their tasks from any device. Now, Goo...

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Google Translate gets auto language detection functionality

Google Translate 5.29 APK teardown just indicated new functionality of automatic detection of language. This new functionality, which is presently on server-side, will ensure instant translation while using the camera. All...

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Google Maps users can now turn off tracking in the app

Google at I/O 2019 announced Incognito Mode for Maps, the same way as Google Chrome, thus restricting sharing of your data with Google. Users can enable “Incognito Mode” by tapping on Profile icon, then select “turn on Inc...

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Google Podcast debuting through Google Search on Desktop and iOS

Google Podcast, which was until now available for only Android users to listen to thousands of podcasts is now officially rolling out on iOS and Desktop through Google Search in the coming week. It will benefit iOS users u...

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Group Calling on Google Duo is now available in these countries

Last month, Google Duo announced Group Calling feature for its users in selected countries, including Indonesia, where a person can connect maximum of three contacts. Google Duo users in other parts of the world i.e., Cana...

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Amazon Go opens first cash accepting store in New York

Amazon Go, a chain of stores opened in United States by Amazon, offers next level of advanced shopping experience where people can freely go inside, grab an item and go out. For availing this service, users need to downlo...

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RBI penalizes PhonePe, Vodafone’s M-Pesa and few other payment transfer services

Under non-compliance of regulatory norms and guidelines, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed monetary penalty on five payment transfer services namely, PhonePe ( penalty of 1 crore), Vodafone M-Pesa ( penalty of 3.05 c...

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Walmart CEO Judith McKenna visits Flipkart’s Bengaluru headquarters

To commemorate first partnership anniversary with Flipkart, with Walmart making it big in the Indian e-commerce market with buying 77 percentage stake in Flipkart worth Rs 1.05 lakh crore, Walmart’s CEO and International P...

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Tinder “Festival Mode” announced for singles attending common music festivals

Popular dating app, Tinder has announced Festival Mode which will connect singles with people attending the same music festivals, thus helping Tinder users find potential match. Festival mode will also have user profile ba...

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YouTube rolling out new changes in navigation drawer and more on Desktop Web

Many of you may have already spotted the changes on YouTube.com but for those who haven’t, YouTube has made changes in its navigation drawer making it always visible by default unlike before when it could be completely hid...

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Airbnb hosts are helping people find temporary housing in times of need

Hospitality service, Airbnb, which started as Air bed and breakfast and offers home stays and lodgings for travelers and people who need a temporary abode to stay, has introduced Donation service. Through Donations, hosts ...

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No more hiring of drivers at Uber and Lyft in New York City

In reference to the new rules passed in New York City to curb over saturating market of ride-hail companies over yellow-taxis, imposes rule on riding companies to pay minimum $17.22 per hours after the expenses. Based on a...

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Fenix replacing Firefox Browser for Android

According to document published by Mozilla, Firefox for Android (referred as ‘Fennec’) is getting replaced by a new Browser Fenix, which uses GeckoView unlike Fennec’s Gecko. Other planned versions will be released as plan...

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PayPal Investing $500M in Uber’s future collaborations

PayPal, world’s most preferred online money transfer medium is going to pay $47 dollar per share and making an investment of $500M in Uber. There are many speculations going around the corners for PayPal investing half a b...

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One-day shipping for Amazon Prime members worldwide

Brian Olsavsky, Amazon’s Chief Finance Officer, on Thursday announced they are working on reducing the two-day shipping time to one-day to offer their prime members speedy delivery of online purchases. He also said that th...

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Google Assistant is now a story-reader for your kids on Android phones

Earlier, when you asked your Google Assistant to read a story for you, it just gave a simple small quote and often a hilarious joke in response to your command. We always wished our assistant to be a story-teller like our ...

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Google Chrome Browser gets Facebook’s first ever API

Facebook in collaboration with Google has developed an Application Program Interface (API), named as InputPending API which will provide a better and faster user experience by reducing the time gap between the moment you t...

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Netflix to raise $2 billion through unsecured notes

To meet the competition by Apple and Disney's streaming service, Netflix has planned to raise $2 billion through unsecured notes which are going to be issued in dollars and euros. This money will be spent to fulfill its co...

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Google Lens expected to get Translate feature and Filters ahead of Google I/O 2019

Google Lens, which identifies objects based on image recognition technology and provides all the related information may soon get Translator that will automatically detect a language and translate it, eliminating any need ...

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Google Photos for Android bringing back functionality of media backup indicator in Gallery

Google Photos is soon going to add backup status indicator to let you know which photos haven’t been backed up yet. This feature will ease the way to find which photos have been backed up, photos which are currently backin...

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Play Ad-supported YouTube Music for free on Google Home

YouTube Music, a popular music streaming service is now available on Google Home and other Google assisted speakers but there is a glitch!! You won’t be able to enjoy the full service of YouTube Music as it will be ad-supp...

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Instagram making big changes in the way you see Likes on a post

With over 400 million Instagram stories posted daily and more than 4 million post likes per day, Instagram stands out as the most popular social media platform where profiles are judged based on number of likes their posts...

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Spotify for Android crosses 500 million downloads

Spotify, a Swedish on-demand audio streaming application has just reached 500 million downloads on Google Play Store surpassing some of the most popular music apps like YouTube, Pandora, JioSaavn. Spotify made its debut in...

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Hotstar reaching new milestones with the premiere of Game of Thrones season 8

Amid competition from global players like Netflix and Amazon Prime, Hotstar stands out to be the only legal players in India to air Game of Thrones. Unlike last year, Game of Thrones will be Simulcast in India on Hotstar ...

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VideoLAN lifts ban on Huawei Devices from downloading VLC

Last year, Huawei devices (P8, P10, P20) were blacklisted by VLC app developers due to series of negative reviews from Huawei users as EMUI, custom OS for Huawei phones, caused instability for other apps running in backgro...

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Facebook testing reintegration of Facebook Messenger with the main app

Jane Manchun Wong, a popular name in the coding world who digs into the code of some of the most famous apps like Facebook, Instagram with reverse engineering, just revealed the news of Facebook bringing back Chat option i...

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Google will soon let you edit Microsoft Office Files within Google Docs

Google just after announcing in-app editing and sharing of Slides, Sheets and Google Docs Within Dropbox, will now let you edit Office files like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in Google Docs without converting them...

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Online Battle Game PUBG is now banned in Nepal

One of the most popular and played game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), which is facing a lot of criticism from parents and schools, who are continuously complaining about how addictive this game has become for thei...

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Telegram Launches its own BlockChain, Telegram Open Network ( TON)

As per reports, TON is going to be integrated into Telegram App just like token GRAM and will provide solutions like secure payments, encrypted file storage, and anonymous browsing. Also, TON is highly scalable due to its ...

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Snapchat launches polling information tool,Snap Maps and more ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

To encourage and provide guidance to Indian voters to cast their votes in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019, multimedia messaging app, Snapchat, has unveiled polling information tool, Bitmoji, lenses, stickers and Snap...

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Dropbox will soon allow in-app editing and sharing Slides, Google Docs and Sheets

File hosting service, Dropbox, will soon allow business customers to edit and share spreadsheets, presentations, texts directly from the Dropbox domain of an user as announced at Google Cloud Next ’19. This requires user t...

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Uber launches Uber Voucher to let businesses offer discounted or free rides to customers

To boost business-to-business(B2B) market, Uber unveiled a new voucher service “Uber Vouchers” to help businesses offer discounted and sponsor free rides to their customers. Companies need to sign up for vouchers at uber.c...

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Tencent to enter HealthCare domain with its free WeChat integrated service

Since Mid of March 2019 Tencent is testing its real-time healthcare service which is going to get available on Wechat app as WeChat wallet feature and mini-program ecosystem.This mini-program name "Tencent Health" is getti...

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Twitter latest update expected to introduce ‘Labels’ on Conversational Replies

Social networking platform, Twitter, will soon bring the much-talked about “Labels” feature in its main app as announced in a recent tweet. To make conversational threads more easy to understand and increase transparency, ...

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Users get privacy to decide who can add them to WhatsApp groups

With WhatsApp latest privacy setting, users can restrict themselves from being added to WhatsApp groups without their permission. Users will have three choices to opt for under Account > Privacy > Groups setting i.e., Nobo...

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WhatsApp launches "Checkpoint Tipline" service to combat fake news in Indian elections 2019

WhatsApp users can now get their messages verified and marked as “true”, “false”, “misleading” or “disputed” by submitting the message to +919643000888 wherein a team of PROTO, an Indian startup collaborating with WhatsApp...

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Separate News Tab on Facebook might become a Reality later this Year

After a week of Apple News & magazine subscription service, Facebook's CEO Mark Zukerberg has shared plans to launch separate New Tab for high-quality news for its worldwide users. These News feed are supposed to be direct...

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