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109th Day Of Lockdown

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Blow to Facebook as Brazil suspends WhatsApp digital payments just a week after launch

Brazil’s central bank said the payments platform was anti-competitive and there were concerns over data privacy.

24 Jun 2020 6:06 PM

Soon expected to launch in India, WhatsApp payments become available in Brazil

Stalled by regulatory hurdles, plans are afoot to integrate WhatsApp services with JioMart to take on rivals Paytm, PhonePe and Google Pay.

16 Jun 2020 5:11 PM

JioMart, self-declared as a kirana store aggregator, launches in 200 cities without them

Grocery is 70% of Indian retail market, with 90% driven by neighbourhood shops. Will Reliance include them, subdue them or wipe them out?

26 May 2020 5:54 PM

YouTube, WhatsApp abound with conspiracy theories accusing Bill Gates of starting the virus outbreak

In recent months, 5G networks and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros have also been blamed for creating COVID-19

18 May 2020 10:09 PM

Ecommerce makes lockdown bearable in rest of India but Kashmir netpreneurs suffer without 4G

The Supreme Court last week refused to direct the government to restore high speed internet in the Valley.

17 May 2020 9:23 PM

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Paper currency now seen as a COVID risk, former RBI man says banks should take to Whatsapp

Reliance Jio, with its new ties to Facebook , already hopes to use Whatsapp for cash transactions. Banks should jump on that bandwagon too.

15 May 2020 10:17 PM

Oppo to resume production at 30 pc capacity, will accept orders through WhatsApp, SMS

The company is also offering warranty on new phones up to Rs 2,599, as well cashback and EMI schemes till May 31.

07 May 2020 6:44 PM

Get Aarogya Setu from Google, Apple app stores only, Pakistan collecting data via fake links: Police

Some people have been receiving malicious links via WhatsApp and SMS, the police said in its cyber security alert

06 May 2020 6:11 PM

Now order your meds by WhatsApp

Supply arrangements with India Post have been made for delivery of medicines to the remotely located stores

05 May 2020 3:15 PM

Users added aplenty but Google, Facebook, and Twitter lose ad revenues amid covid lockdowns

As travel and shopping shut down, advertising on the three platforms plummeted, but now as lockdown curbs begin to ease, things may look up

01 May 2020 8:01 PM

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Reliance JioMart begins using WhatsApp for grocery deliveries in Navi Mumbai, Thane and Kalyan

The deal with Facebook will help Ambani set up a digital platform to take on Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart

27 Apr 2020 10:28 PM

Searches for child sexual abuse material spike, NCPCR sends notice to Google, WhatsApp, Twitter

A recent report by India Child Protection Fund showed that there has been a surge in searches for child sexual abuse material amid lockdown

26 Apr 2020 10:51 PM

Facebook introduces Messenger Rooms allowing video calls with 50 friends, in alternative to Zoom

Even if you don’t have a Facebook account, you can join a Messenger Rooms video chat

25 Apr 2020 12:56 PM

Now WhatsApp video call can have 8 participants; Centre offers Rs 1 cr prize to build homegrown Zoom

WhatsApp's earlier limit was four callers; Centre's innovation challenge encourages developers to build an alternative videoconferencing app

21 Apr 2020 3:16 PM

WhatsApp limits forwards to one chat at a time in India to halt spread of coronavirus misinformation

The messaging app earlier restricted forwards to five chats but it did not prove effective enough against the spread of fake news

07 Apr 2020 2:04 PM

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Shashi Warrier: The power of levity in the time of lockdown

Laughter kept us sane during wars and strikes

06 Apr 2020 10:07 PM

Centre’s MyGov corona WhatsApp chatbot used by 2 crore people

More than 55 million messages have been sent by over 20 million users since the chatbot was launched by the government on March 20.

05 Apr 2020 8:05 PM

This new security algorithm helps improve checks against online fraud

WhatsApp is one of the applications that uses such an algorithm

04 Mar 2020 3:45 PM

High time government busted fake news on Coronavirus with public service ad

The spread of fake information must be stopped before damage is done

01 Mar 2020 5:19 PM

HRTech start-up Springworks launches WhatsApp tool for Instant Identity Verification

To verify someone’s identity on WhatsApp, users can just give a missed call at 080-47193400 to get started.

28 Feb 2020 6:14 AM

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