Mark Zuckerberg launched an Instagram app Threads, which is a threat to Twitter, with similar features. However, there are a few things which are quite different from the micro-blogging site Twitter including privacy policies, meta & Instagram imposed guidelines, and is connected with Instagram. The newly launched app is available in every nation, except European countries, and gained over 10 million sign-ups in just few hours of launch… read-more
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Mark Zuckerberg owned Meta and officially launched Meta Threads, a platform similar to Twitter. The platform was scheduled to be launched on Julu 6, evening, but was launched earlier. "Threads is a new app, built by the Instagram team, for sharing text updates and joining public conversations. You log in using your Instagram account," said meta in an official blog post on July 5.
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Google has banned 50 android applications from the Play Store. According to the research, Zscaler's ThreatLabz team discovered three distinct malware families infecting Google Play apps: Joker, Facestealer, and Coper. According to the report, the majority of the apps were tainted with Joker malware. Once activated, Joker may install premium dialers and covert malware on devices, persuading unsuspecting clients to sign up for expensive monthly… read-more
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Actor Sharman Joshi launched Nextillo app on November 8 in Chandigarh. Nextillo is an online medical education application that smoothly integrates many effective learning resources into one place. The app is designed to assist doctors in studying for medical examinations such as the FMGE, NEXT, USMLE, KROK, NEET, and NMAT. It's cost-effective, user-friendly, and… read-more
HIPBAR, an alcohol purchase and delivery business located in Chennai, has been purchased by Cred. The action is in response to the fintech unicorn's intentions to enter the wallet payments sector by acquiring HipBar's prepaid payment-instrument (PPI) license. Cred intends to use HipBar's PPI to create a layer of payment wallets for its platform. PPI license permits businesses to run payment systems like digital wallets and pre-paid vouchers, … read-more
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The Indian Post has rolled out a new facility of passport registration and passport availability at the nearest Post office which was first carried out at various passport Seva Kendra. For availing of the facility, the applicant needs to visit the post office's Common Service Centers or CSS. It will be mandatory for all applicants to be present physically under the new scheme.
The online application for entrance tests for all the PG Diploma Courses from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication has begun on July 20. Students can also visit www.iimc.nic.in for more information. However, the last date for filing the application is August 9 and the test will be held on August 29, with the result declaration on September 10. The test centres will be available … read-more
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Zee Entertainment Enterprise Ltd. has announced the launch of its OTT platform "ZEE5" in the United States on June 22. The company has decided to roll out its service at a discounted price during the introductory phase that is $49.99 as opposed to the original charge of $84. “The United States represents our most significant market,” the company said. Notably, "ZEE5" is… read-more
To expand its business that targets Mumbai's working population, an app-based bus service provider, Cityflo, has raised Rs 57 crore from investors. The Mumbai-based firm, which was founded in 2015, aims to boost its operations during rush hour and increase the brand value of the services among the city's commuters. With a current fleet of 160 buses, Citiflo registers over 8000 bookings on a regular basis.
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has collaborated with 'World Wide Vetrenary Sevice' (NGO) to map stray dogs in the city which have been vaccinated against rabies. BBMP will use the latter's mobile app to keep track of the dogs. Officials are directed to take a picture of each dog and update in the app with location coordinates. The project will be started on a trial basis in Herohalli and Nagarabhavi.
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