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Facebook Launches Workplace Chat App For Desktop
Facebook on Thursday launched the desktop version of its Workplace Chat app that can be downloaded by anyone on PC, Mac, Android or iOS. "Now, we're offering a messaging-focused experience through Workplace Chat, both on desktop and mobile," said Julien Codorniou, Vice President, Workplace by Fac..
Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App
Global e-tailer Amazon on Tuesday announced an all-new Kindle app that is designed for book lovers and provides easy access to the most popular Kindle features. "We've built the new Kindle app from the ground up for book lovers, giving readers easy access to everything they might want to do with ..
WhatsApp Confirms Group Voice Calls In Latest Update
Giving its over one billion users more power to connect, WhatsApp has confirmed group voice calls in its latest beta version of Android. According to WaBetaInfo, a popular website that tests new WhatsApp features early, the 2.17.70 beta WhatsApp update has confirmed group calls. "The 2.17.70 i..
Japanese Firm Sues Apple Over ‘Animoji’ Feature In iPhone X
Tokyo-based firm Emonster that owns the trademark for "Animoji" in the US, has filed a lawsuit against Apple for using the same word for a feature in the iPhone X. Emonster owns an iOS app called "Animoji" that lets people send emoji that are animated in a loop like GIFs. The iPhone X's "Animo..
Facebook ‘Building 8’ Head To Quit Just After 18 Months
Regina Dugan, head of Facebook's secretive research lab "Building 8", is leaving the company, just after 18 months at the helm. "Today I am announcing that early next year I will be leaving Facebook to focus on building and leading a new endeavour. I will be working with leadership over the next ..
WhatsApp For Android Beta Version Brings Major Updates
The newest Beta version of WhatsApp for Android has several updates, including a smaller app size and a feature that would notify the contacts when you change your number, a media report said. According to technology website Teknepolis, the latest package 2.17.375 takes up less space when downloa..
Google India Launches New AdWords Features
Aiming to help advertisers reach customers in a better way, Google India on Thursday launched new AdWords features that will load pages 20 percent faster to provide instant information. "With the new AdWords, there is less clutter and more intuitive workflows, allowing advertisers to now quickly ..
Twitter Brings ‘In-Stream Video Ads’ To Marketers In India
In a move to enable brands to align with videos from Twitter's premium content partners across sports, news and entertainment, Twitter on Thursday launched "In-Stream Video Ads" to marketers in India. Amazon, Maruti, and Motorola have already come on board as first brands to innovate with "In-Str..
Ericsson Launches Small Cell Solutions To Improve Network Coverage
In a bid to provide better mobile coverage and prepare networks for 5G, global tele-communications service provider Ericsson on Wednesday launched three new scalable small cell solutions -- "Multi-Operator Dot", "Multi-Dot Enclosure" and "Strand-Mount Unit". The "Multi-Operator Dot" solution deli..
Truecaller’s Update For iOS App To Filter Out Junk Texts
Leading communication app Truecaller on Tuesday announced the addition of a new spam-filtering feature for iOS app that will filter out SMS and MMS spam from iMessage and send them to a junk tab. The feature works similar to junk email, which is filtered into a designated spam folder. Now, us..