Instagram’s Close Friends Feature Lets Users Share Stories With a Smaller Group

Facebook’s Instagram said on Friday it launched a new feature dubbed “Close Friends” allowing users to share their stories with a smaller group of people. The new feature, which will appear on the... Read more »

YouTube Starts Testing Ad Pods; Back-to-Back Skippable Ads to Replace Multiple Breaks in Videos

Google is testing a new way to display YouTube ads. Until now, YouTube has been presenting advertisements in the middle of videos, an experience that could be distracting for most users, especially... Read more »

Panasonic Seekit Edge, Seekit Loop Bluetooth Trackers Launched in India to Help Track Your Valuables

Panasonic on Wednesday launched Seekit as its latest device to help customers keep a track of their valuables. Comes as a Bluetooth-enabled tracking hardware, the Panasonic Seekit will go on sale in... Read more »

Xiaomi Mijia Air Quality Detector With PM2.5, CO2 Indicators Launched

Xiaomi has unveiled yet another smart home gadget under the Mijia brand – the Mijia Air Detector in China. This is the second such air quality detector from the Chinese giant which... Read more »

Why you need Dedicated Servers

Companies, both large and small, have a broad array of infrastructure hosting options they can choose from. Right from modest shared hosting options to virtual private servers, PaaS platforms, dedicated servers and... Read more »

Flipkart, Amazon Sales Begin October 10: How to Prepare for the Big Festive Season Sales

Flipkart and Amazon sales are all set to kick off next week, ushering in the e-commerce discounts for the festive season. Both Flipkart and Amazon are busy promoting their upcoming sales, both... Read more »

Google Parent Alphabet Keeps Ad Growth in Mixed Quarter

Google parent Alphabet said Thursday its third-quarter profit rose 36 percent to $9.2 billion (roughly Rs. 67,000 crores), fueled by gains in digital advertising delivered online and on smartphones. Profits were better than expected for... Read more »

Akamai Opens Its Second Largest Facility in the World, in Bengaluru

Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies on Friday announced the opening of its new facility in Bengaluru that would house more than 2,000 employees over the next few years. Spread over a 250,000 square... Read more »

BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans Revised to Offer Up to 3.5TB Data to Compete With Jio GigaFibe

BSNL FTTH (Fibre to the Home) broadband offerings have been revised to now offer more data at faster speeds, in a possible attempt to take on Jio GigaFiber, for which registrations began recently on August... Read more »

Line Messaging App to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Called ‘Link’

Japan’s Line said on Friday it will launch a cryptocurrency in September, as the company tries to build up a wide range of businesses using its popular messaging app as a platform. The company said the... Read more »