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Now book private driver through WhatsApp

New Delhi, Mar 29 (IANS): On demand-driver hiring platform, DriveU on Monday launched a first-of-its-kind, fully automated way to book a private driver through WhatsApp enabled through an AI-powered chatbot. DriveU enables consumers to hire temporary drivers to drive them for...

WhatsApp working on new self-destructing images feature

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Instant messaging app WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new feature that would allow the receiver to only view images once, without the ability to save them to their device. WABetaInfo, a website that tracks...

WhatsApp expands Status messaging to reassure users about privacy

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Facing backlash over its upcoming privacy policy, WhatsApp that has been using its Status feature to allay fears in India for some time now, has now expanded its "commitment to your privacy" message to...

Why Indians are making a beeline to join Telegram, not Signal

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Nearly 3 in 4 Indians feel safe while joining any group or channel on Telegram as they dont need to reveal their phone number to strangers, according to a new survey. Telegram which has crossed...

Telegram makes it official to import your WhatsApp chat history

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Telegram which added over 100 new million users in January has made it official to bring your chat history to its platform from apps like WhatsApp, Line and KakaoTalk. This works both...

3 in 4 Indians reconsidering their WhatsApp usage: Report

Gurugram, Jan 29 (IANS): As the Indian government asks WhatsApp to withdraw, not defer, the new user data privacy policy, a new nationwide study revealed on Friday that 79 per cent of consumers among those surveyed are re-considering their WhatsApp...

Zuckerberg defends WhatsApp privacy policy amid India backlash

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended the upcoming WhatsApp privacy policy that has witnessed a massive backlash in India, saying that the update does not change the privacy of anyone's messages with friends and...

Downloading WhatsApp not mandatory: Delhi HC on new policy

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) While hearing a petition seeking direction for an injunction against the updated privacy policy by WhatsApp, the Delhi High Court on Monday emphasized that downloading the application is not mandatory and a person can...

WhatsApp investment tips’ land two in trouble with SEBI

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Securities market regulator SEBI on Wednesday imposed a penalty of Rs 25 lakh on Mansoor Rafiq Khanda and Firoz Rafiq Khanda for offering trading tips through WhatsApp messages and internet websites including www.fullonoption.com without...

India-WhatsApp letter game on amid data security concerns

By Nishant Arora (IANS) Another data privacy concern, another "strongly-worded" letter to Facebook-owned WhatsApp. At a time when countries are taking social media firms to task with heavy fines asking them for real-time actions, India is busy playing the...

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‘E-commerce growth in tier-2, 3 cities outpace tier-1 Indian cities’

Mumbai, Apr 11 (IANS): The growth of e-commerce volumes in tier 2 and 3 cities in India is outpacing that...