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Hike brings free calling

Hike messenger acquires startup firm Creo

India's first home-grown messaging app Hike on Friday announced it had acquired Bengaluru-based technology startup firm Creo for an undisclosed sum. Creo was founded in...
Jio Money in India

MyJio app achieves 100 million downloads on Google Play

Reliance Jio Infocomm’s mobile application MyJio app has become the second most downloaded Indian application on the Android platform by registering over 100 million...
WhatsApp user base

WhatsApp reaches one billion people every day

WhatsApp said one billion people around the world use WhatsApp messaging platform every day. Earlier, WhatsApp, a Facebook company, announced that one billion people use WhatsApp every month....
Facebook snatches WhatsApp in $16 billion deal today

WhatsApp India users make 50 mn video calling minutes per day

With over 50 million video calling minutes per day, India has become the top country for video calling via WhatsApp -- a feature that...
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Facebook launches Express WiFi in India

Facebook on Thursday launched Express WiFi service that offers Internet facility through public hotspots to users in rural parts of India. The social network has...
WhatsApp India

WhatsApp user base reaches 200 mn in India

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Friday announced that it has 200 million monthly active users in India.
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African operators and CPs must tap the big OTT video opportunity: ZTE

With a sharp increase of Internet users, as well as the popularity of broadband and the development of mobile networks, Africa is emerging as...
Mobile video India

OTT video market in India to witness revolutionary growth: Frost

The nascent over the top (OTT) video market in India is growing as smartphone penetration and 3G and 4G subscribers continue to increase rapidly,...
Facebook snatches WhatsApp in $16 billion deal today

WhatsApp to share data with Facebook despite Court oders

Defying a Delhi High Court order against sharing user data collected up to September 25 with its parent company Facebook, the mobile message service...
Facebook snatches WhatsApp in $16 billion deal today

WhatsApp user privacy issue challenged in India court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a petition that said privacy of WhatsApp users has been threatened by...
Ex-Model by Daehan Drama

nexGTv acquires digital telecast rights to Ex-Model

nexGTv has acquired the digital telecast rights to UK-based popular French-Chinese webseries, Ex-Model by Daehan Drama. The story of Ex-Model, featuring a Chinese girl, XinXin, struggling to become...
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BizWireTV launches apps for mobile and OTT platforms

Business Wire's video-news show has announced a series of apps available with leading mobile and over-the-top platform like AppleTV, iPhone and all Android operating...
Adult video traffic

Torrent shutdown brings cheer for video-streaming players in India

The sudden demise of the two biggest BitTorrent players -- website Kickass Torrents (KAT) and search engine Torrentz -- has left Torrent lovers in...
Kavin Bharti Mittal

Messenger app Hike raises $175 mn through funding

Instant messenger app Hike on Tuesday announced that it raised financing of over $175 million led by Chinese company Tencent Holdings and Taiwanese electronic...
Facebook

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users a month

Social media giant Facebook today said one billion people are now using Facebook Messenger every month. Messenger is now the second-most popular iOS app of...
Facebook snatches WhatsApp in $16 billion deal today

Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp

The Supreme Court will hear next Wednesday a petition seeking a ban on WhatsApp on the ground that the messaging platform's end-to-end encryption gives...

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