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Twitter-inspired Instagram working on 'Exclusive Stories' feature
Twitter-Inspired Instagram Working On 'Exclusive Stories' Feature

Inspired by the upcoming Super Follows feature of Twitter, Instagram is now working on a tool that will let creators post exclusive content to their Instagram stories only available to subscribers.

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Now, live-stream Facebook videos on your iPhone

New York: Facebook has rolled out an update for iPhone users that enables them to live stream videos on the social media website. The feature was rolled out in the US on Thursday and would be extended in other countries in the coming weeks, MIT Technology Review reported. The Thursday’s announcement comes after a month […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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Facebook's COO Sandberg donates $31 mn to charity

New York: After Facebook CEO and his wife making a pledge in December to give away 99 percent of their stock over their lifetime, the social networking giant’s COO Sheryl Sandberg has decided to donate $31 million in Facebook stock to charity, the media reported on Friday. She donated 290,000 shares of Facebook stock at […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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E-cigarettes not helping people quit smoking: Study

New York: Electronic cigarettes that are widely promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes are not assisting much in this task, says a new study. A new analysis by the University of California-San Francisco has found that ‘vapers’ — dedicated enthusiasts of electronic cigarettes — are 28 percent less likely to stop smoking. […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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NASA probe reveals in finer detail crater on dwarf planet Ceres

Washington: NASA’s Dawn spacecraft that recently reached its lowest-ever altitude at the dwarf planet Ceres has sent fresh images that show Kupalo Crater, one of the youngest craters on Ceres, in a fascinating light. The crater has bright material exposed on its rim which could be salts and its flat floor likely formed from impact […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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Einstein's mass-energy equation inadequate: Indian researcher

Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Einstein’s mass-energy equation (E=mc2) is inadequate as it has not been completely studied and is only valid under special conditions, an Indian researcher has claimed in an international paper. Einstein considered just two light waves of equal energy emitted in opposite directions with uniform relative velocity, Ajay Sharma, a Shimla-based researcher […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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'Tablet computers facing pressure from big-screen phones'

Las Vegas: Seven-inch tablet computers, the stars of the tablet world in the last few years, are witnessing a shrinking percentage in global shipments due to severe competition from emerging big-screen phones or phablets, says a research firm. Seven-inch tablets monopolised 64.1 percent of global tablet shipments in 2014, but the ratio fell to 57.7 […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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Soon, enjoy Facebook Messenger on Mac computer at home

New York: Facebook is building an as-yet-unreleased Facebook Messenger app for Mac desktop that would help Apple users to instantly access it straight from the dock, a media report said. Instead of getting buried in one of many web browser tabs that users have to switch to so they can text friends, the dedicated Messenger […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Letv to launch world's first smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip

New Delhi: Chinese internet conglomerate Letv said on Saturday it would soon launch a series of world’s first smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 820 processor from Qualcomm Technologies. The company’s Le Max Pro would be the first smartphone to pack the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor that offers better user-experience as well as the display quality […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Tame selfie craze, treat selfies as fun activity: Experts

New Delhi: If the disturbing news of two selfie deaths – one each in Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir this weekend – shattered your Sunday morning, it is time to pause and see if your young ones are not trying a dangerous pose for a selfie to impress their peers. A college girl who fell […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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'800 million people use Facebook Messenger every month'

New York: As many as 800 million people across the globe use Facebook’s “Messenger” app every month, the social networking giant’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said early on Friday. “800 million people now use Messenger each month,” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post. He said “I’m proud that Messenger is helping to connect so many […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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Replace selfie stick with this camera app

New York: A US-based developer has developed a camera app that lets a user take selfie or groupfie by just tilting his/her head and without a physical selfie stick. Named as “Selfie Stick”, the app is designed by San Diego-based iOS developer Ford Davis who reckons that the need to carry an extra bit of […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
'Facebook deliberately crashed its Android app'

New York: Facebook, in order to test the limits of consumer patience and the loyalty of Android smartphone users, crashed its app repeatedly, a report said. According to a report published on tech news website, The Information, on Tuesday, the company intentionally crashed the app multiple times to test how much their user base would […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
MP graduates with 75% attendance to get smartphones

Bhopal: Graduate students in colleges of Madhya Pradesh will be gifted smartphones if they have at least 75 percent attendance, according to a state government scheme announced on Wednesday. Higher and Technical Education Minister Umashankar Gupta said students of two academic sessions — 2014-15 and 2015-16 — will be given smartphones by April 2016. Gupta […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Letv launches world's thinnest 65-inch TV
Letv launches world's thinnest 65-inch TV

New Delhi: China-based Internet conglomerate Letv on Wednesday released the world’s thinnest TV, Super 4 Max65 Blade at the ongoing four-day International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The sleek, slim and amazing looking TV is just 3.9mm thick which is equivalent of two coins put together. The Super 4 Max65 Blade has a […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021