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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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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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Google is overhauling its Android Device Manager app, which is basically Android’s equivalent of Apple’s “Find My iPhone.” Now the two are much closer in name. In the first update the app has seen since 2015, Android Device Manager has been bumped to V2, bringing some much needed visual changes and …

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Snapchat CEO

Snapchat has had tons of users, even higher than Facebook at one point (in the US) for certain demographics. It also has a very big userbase in countries like India where it is one of the most common apps for teens and millennials. However, yesterday some quotes surfaced from the …

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Instagram is rolling out new Direct messaging features to both Android and iOS devices. These new features employ the same disappearing photo and video mechanism that Snapchat became famous for. You can tap to view the disappearing content in the same message thread where you’ve already been chatting with your …

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Samsung has confirmed that its much-anticipated answer to Apple’s Siri will be delayed. The Bixby voice-powered assistant was unveiled at a special event last month and was meant to debut on the South Korean giant’s new flagship devices. It promised to help users search and categorise photographs and access information …

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Announced back in September last year, the YouTube Go app is aimed at the regions with poor connectivity. Today, the company has officially launched the open public beta for the app in India. YouTube Go borrows some features from YouTube Red, allowing users to download videos at the different resolution. …

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In a major boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s initiatives, digital payments through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) surged to Rs 2,000 crore in March, a 20% jump from January. As per the data by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), transactions through UPI , mobile-based national payment system, jumped to …

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Android phone maker Samsung had launched its digital payment application, Samsung Pay, in the country today as Indians look to shift to newer payment methods after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation exercise. The first commercial transaction of Samsung Pay in India was carried out in the presence of NITI Aayog CEO Mr. …

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Snap Inc, Snapchat’s parent company, is expected to publicly file its initial public offering (IPO) next week, says a report in Recode. The site quoted sources who said Snap Inc is planning to file the IPO late next week. The report adds the timing may still change given this is …

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