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Taylor Swift is about to launch her very own social network in the form of The Swift Life, a mobile app for Android and iOS devices developed by Glu Mobile. The platform is described as a “digital entertainment project” by the San Francisco, California-based software developer who said that The …

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The Microsoft Edge web browser, which made its debut with the launch of Windows 10, is now arriving on Android and iOS. The app is currently in Beta. If you’re an Android or iOS user, you’ll be able to use Microsoft Edge mobile to push webpages to a PC and …

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Angry Birds-maker Rovio Entertainment priced its IPO at 11.50 euros, giving it a market value of $1.06 billion before its market debut on Friday. Rovio, whose games have been downloaded 3.7 billion times, announced its long-awaited IPO this month. “We are extremely happy and proud of the great interest toward Rovio’s …

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Instagram

Instagram is still growing at a rapid pace, having added 100 million new monthly active users in just a month since it last reported a new figure. It now has 800 million users engaging with the service on at least a monthly basis, while there are 500M daily users. Instagram announced …

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Google Tez has become the latest UPI-based payments app in the country, propelling the Internet search giant into the league of companies eyeing a piece of India’s digital payments pie. The new Google Tez app can be used to pay for movie tickets, utility bills, and make other transactions online. As an introductory …

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Instagram

A seller on the darknet was able to harvest the email addresses and phone numbers of up to 500 celebrities by way of a bug in the popular photo-focused social network. The flaw let hackers steal a user’s credentials [1] and was patched after researchers with Kaspersky Lab warned Instagram on Tuesday. At …

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Sarahah, which in Arabic means ‘Honesty’, is an online anonymous messaging app on iOS and Android, developed in Saudi Arabia by 29-year-old Zain Alabdin Tawfiq. It’s an application that lets users leave messages on other users’ profiles without one’s identity being revealed. In the words of the app itself: “Sarahah …

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Uber has announced a new feature that allows drivers and riders to communicate within the Uber app before the driver reaches the rider’s location. The only option you had was to send a text to the driver’s number. To solve that, Uber is launching a new in-app chat feature, making it …

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Secure messaging app Telegram is becoming a little more like Snapchat. The Telegram team on Sunday released a new version of the app (4.2), which includes a self-destruct timer for photos and videos, a new bio feature for profiles, plus speed and sticker improvements. With Telegram v4.2 update, the company says that …

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Snapchat CEO

When Instagram outed Insta Stories, many people predicted it would one-up Snapchat. And it did! This year, there were times when more content was consumed on Instagram Stories than Snapchat. Snapchat knew that it needed to do something big to get back into the game…. For any platform to thrive, …

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