Facebook plans to launch its own cryptocurrency

May 12, 2018

After setting up a new blockchain division, Facebook is reportedly exploring the idea of launching its own cryptocurrency. Citing “people familiar with Facebook’s plans”, technology website Cheddar claims the social media company is “very serious about it.” “However, Facebook deson’t have plans to hold a so-called initial coin offering (ICO) by offering a limited number of virtual tokens for the public to buy at a set price,” the report added….

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Walmart may launch IPO for Flipkart in as early as four years

May 12, 2018

MUMBAI: Walmart Inc said on Saturday in a filing with a US regulator that it may take India’s Flipkart public in as early as four years, detailing for the first time a potential listing timeline for Walmart’s largest-ever acquisition. Minority investors holding 60 per cent of Flipkart’s shares “acting together, may require Flipkart to effect an initial public offering” (IPO) four years after the close of the Walmart-Flipkart transaction, the…

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WhatsApp’s next big feature is for businesses to serve you better

May 12, 2018

WhatsApp is making headlines almost daily for its future update plans. Now, WhatsApp is reportedly adding a feature on its WhatsApp Business app to help businesses to reach and serve you better. Facebook has big plans for enabling businesses with WhatsApp as a key communication platform. It seems like the social media giant has decided to start by helping businesses to quickly search for potential customers on WhatsApp. For the…

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Reliance Jio’s Add On Packs: Rs. 11 Vs Rs. 21 Vs Rs. 51 Vs Rs. 101

May 12, 2018

Reliance Jio is offering a host of prepaid recharge plans. Apart from the regular data and voice plans it is also offers add on packs. Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio offers add on packs priced at Rs. 11, Rs. 21, Rs. 51 and Rs. 101. These packs come handy when customers use up the allotted data of their existing plans. Since the launch of Jio in September 2016, the telecom sector…

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Airline-Like Food, Modern Kitchens: Railways Plans Major Overhaul Of Catering

May 12, 2018

Not happy with the catering while travelling in a train? Passengers will soon get airline-like food as the Railways has decided to initiate major reforms in its catering services under which it would “rationalise the menu” and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and CCTV cameras to flag irregularities in preparation. Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani said on Friday that the “high-in-quality- and-taste” food would be served from July — first on…

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Instagram’s new Emoji Slider makes it easier for you to express precisely how emotional you feel about something

May 12, 2018

Instagram is again making noise about a new feature. This time the new feature is an emoji slider. With this slider, users can express their emotions. How does one use this feature? Open the camera section of the app and take a picture or a video. Next, tap on sticker option above and paste the slider sticker. On tapping the slider, the user can choose the emoji they want. Responders can also…

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WhatsApp ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature deadline extended

May 12, 2018

WhatsApp has updated its ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature once again to let users delete sent messages within one hour, eight minutes and 16 seconds, compared to one day deadline earlier. Separately, new Chat Filter feature has been added to WhatsApp for Business for Android users, according to a report on WABetaInfo. WhatsApp for Android has been updated as well, allowing users to select which group participants will be able to edit group…

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