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WhatsApp Payments starts rolling out to public; all you need to know to get started

Last year, in April, WhatsApp started looking at digital payments as a new feature that could be added to the application. Now, it seems the company is finally rolling it out to the public. Android and iOS users have started receiving the option within their application. WhatsApp commands a strong user base of 250 million across India. Introducing a person-to-person payment feature for all of them gives the messaging application an advantage from the get-go over other digital transaction applications. To put things in context, Paytm has 180 million users in the…

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Google collaborates with NCERT for curriculum on Internet safety

Google has tied up with NCERT to integrate a course on Digital Citizenship and Safety in the ICT (Information and communication technology) curriculum, the search engine giant announced at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday. The event held to mark ‘ Safer Internet Day 2018’ was attended by Anil Swarup, Secretary, Department of School Education; Sunita Mohanty, Director Trust and Safety, Google India and Dr Amrendra Behera, Joint Director, CIET-NCERT. “While the Internet has made life easier for everyone and offers so many opportunities to explore, create and collaborate…

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Another warning for Bitcoin investors? Jaitley’s budget speech critical of crypto-currencies

Since the beginning of 2018, crypto-currencies are on a downward slope. According to a report by Bloomberg, the entire digital currency has lost 30 percent in value in January alone. This has been the sharpest drop in the history of the digital asset. A total of $44 billion has been wiped off from the $200 billion market value of Bitcoin alone. Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitely’s speech, Bitcoin’s value saw a further drop in value by 9 percent in the past 24 hours. The crypto-currency is now pegged at…

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 demolishes every other Android phone in benchmark tests

The Snapdragon 845 features a new chipset design and it is incredibly fast. The chipset will power almost all flagship devices in 2018 starting with the Samsung Galaxy S9 later this month. Qualcomm had claimed that the new chipset is 25 percent faster than its predecessor, and the benchmark results prove its true. Last week, a bunch of journalists were made privy to the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 845’s performance. Using a reference phone, Qualcomm allowed reviewers to benchmark the new flagship mobile platform and quite expectedly, the new chipset came…

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Airtel partners with Hotstar to offer free movies, TV shows on Airtel TV app

The new offer is valid until June 2018 and all Airtel users (postpaid and prepaid) can avail it by downloading the latest version of the Airtel TV app. Airtel has announced a strategic partnering with Hotstar to offer the latter’s digital content for free on its Airtel App. Both, Airtel postpaid and prepaid customers can avail the offer, which will be valid till June 2018. A subscriber needs to download the latest version of the Airtel TV app and they will be able to avail the new service. “We are delighted to have…

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