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June 29, 2017 6:36 pm

Microsoft Stream, which is now available commercially, is an "enterprise video service that enhances collaboration and productivity for business users across an organisation". The service will be free to use for companies already using the Office 360 service.

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June 29, 2017 5:30 pm

Amazon Prime Day for India has been announced, which is a first from the company. Amazon Prime Day is an yearly event, which is now available in 13 countries and as the name suggests offers deals for Amazon Prime members on the website.

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June 29, 2017 4:36 pm

Facebook has said that over the past two months, it has removed roughly 66,000 posts on average per week that were identified as hate speech. The company disclosed this as part of a series of statements intended to detail its action plan on how it deals with controversial topics like fake news.

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June 28, 2017 7:04 pm

Facebook has crossed two billion monthly active users globally, and the company is celebrating the feat by sharing personalised videos with its users. Each user gets a video of its own, and they can share it on their timeline as well. These videos can be edited as well.

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June 28, 2017 3:14 pm

WhatsApp for Android beta has added support for two new features which includes a redesigned call screen, and media sharing. Users who are a part of WhatsApp's official Play Store beta program are likely to receive the update sooner that everyone else.

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June 27, 2017 4:54 pm

Google has shut down its messaging service Google Talk (commonly referred to as Gchat) and replaced with Hangouts. For long, Google has been encouraging users to replace Google Talk with Hangouts. Now, Google Talk (or Gchat)  is officially dead. 

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June 27, 2017 1:50 pm

Facebook has rolled out animated reactions, filters, mask, and effects for video chats in Messenger. Animated effects include falling hearts and twinkling stars. The social media giant has also introduced the ability to take screenshots during one-on-one as well as group video chats.

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June 26, 2017 10:30 am

Google's Gmail is putting an end to a controversial practice of scanning consumer's emails for creating targeted ad campaigns. Google made the announcement in a blogpost and said, that just like the company's commercial Gmail service, the regular service won't scan a user's mail either.

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June 24, 2017 12:21 pm

Instagram is testing a new feature called favorites that will allow users to share posts with a limited number of friends, reported The Verge. Instagram app will get a new favorites tab as well, represented by a star. The tab will contain all posts that a user has shared with his favorites group.

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June 24, 2017 11:34 am

Snap Map could pose a potential threat to a user's privacy given many might choose to share their location at a given time on Snap Map willingly, unaware of the fact that their current location is being updated and is visible to friends each time they open the app.

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June 23, 2017 11:42 am

Facebook Profile Picture Guard is a new tool from the company, designed specifically for the Indian market. Profile picture theft is a serious problem in the Indian market, and Facebook, which has over 200 million users in India has decided to do something about it.

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June 22, 2017 12:47 pm

In its bid to empower women in India, Facebook has announced it is piloting new tools that will give them more control over who can download and share their profile pictures that include their faces. The company is exploring ways people could more easily add designs to profile pictures.

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June 20, 2017 7:38 pm

Hike Messenger has announced the launch of Hike 5.0, that offers new features like app themes, night mode and magic selfie. Hike also rolled out Hike Wallet, which allows users to transfer money instantly. Hike has partnered with Yes Bank to launch its UPI-based wallet. 

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June 20, 2017 4:21 pm

Google for Jobs will go live in the US on desktop and mobile. Users will now be able to find job listings on the Google Search engine itself. Google had announced the Google for Jobs feature at its annual I/O conference 2017 in Mountain View in May this year.

June 20, 2017 1:58 pm

Facebook's AI chatbots have managed to come up with a new ability, the one to negotiate and also create their own sentences during these negotiations. Facebook sees AI-powered chatbots as the future for its platform, and really crucial to Facebook Messenger.

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June 20, 2017 12:38 pm

Nakefit's stick-on soles are waterproof and comes with protective slip-on adhesive pad for your feet. The idea started by a firm called Sabato Alterio is currently looking for funding on KickStarter. These are hypoallergenic stick-on soles, and you can just stick these onto your feet.

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June 16, 2017 5:27 pm

Chat service Slack Technologies Inc startup is drawing interest as a potential takeover target from several buyers, including Amazon.com Inc., at a price of at least $9 billion, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Buying Slack would be Amazon's biggest acquisition in its history.

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June 16, 2017 4:57 pm

Twitter's bright blue umbrella will appear when people tweet using hashtags #Monsoon2017, #Monsoon, #IndiaRains, #Baarish, #MumbaiRains, #DelhiRains, #BengaluruRains #HyderabadRains, #ChennaiRains and #AhmedabadRains. Twitter recently revamped its app for desktop, Android and iOS.

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June 15, 2017 7:55 pm

Twitter has unveiled a new look for its core app on desktop, Android, and iOS as well as TweetDeck and Twitter Lite. Twitter is now lighter, faster, and easier to use. Twitter says the changes have been made on the basis of feedback and ideas from the users.

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June 16, 2017 1:00 pm

Instagram's new tool will allow creators to quickly tag the business they have a relationship with. These posts will appear with a sub-header that reads 'Paid partnership with' and a tag to the business partner's account. Instagram now has over 700 million monthly users.

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June 15, 2017 4:52 pm

Google Drive is getting a new tool called Backup and Sync on June 28, which will allow users to backup the complete drive, including all documents, files from their computers to Google Drive. This latest 'Back and Sync' tool will work with Windows PCs and Macs.

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June 15, 2017 1:36 pm

One of the biggest, and probably the most anticipated features is introduction of GIFs for comments. Yes, Facebook is finally rolling out the ability to add GIFs in comments. The feature is available for everyone on Facebook globally. Here's how to use.

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June 14, 2017 4:59 pm

"Your profile is a representation of who you are and evolves with you over time. With Archive, you now have more flexibility to shape your profile while still preserving moments that matter," Instagram's blog post reads. All archived posts will remain private.

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June 11, 2017 11:19 am

The programme will also function as a social game, ranking users based on how many rumour-debunking articles they have read. Users will also be notified if a news item they send to their friends is later found to be false. WeChat has more than 900 million active users in China.

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June 9, 2017 3:05 pm

Google Android O developer preview 3 has started rolling out, and it has confirmed that this version of Android will be dubbed as Android 8.0, and not Android 7.2. Google's Android beta can be installed on the Nexus smartphones, Google Pixel smartphones as well.

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June 8, 2017 3:30 pm

Facebook has decided to move the massive WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud to its own data centres. According to a report in CNBC, Facebook-owned WhatsApp, used by 1.2 billion people across the globe, has been one of IBM's top five public cloud customers in terms of revenue

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June 8, 2017 3:14 pm

Facebook-owned WhatsApp will soon roll out a new feature that will let you recall the messages after they've been sent. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features, the Recall feature will be remotely enabled in 2.17.30+ of the app

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June 8, 2017 10:10 am

Apple iOS 11 was revealed on stage at the Worldwide Developer conference (WWDC) 2017 keynote. From WiFi sharing, FLAC audio support, the ability to edit screenshots, there are some hidden features of iOS 11 that you might not know about. Here's a look at them.

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June 7, 2017 7:22 pm

Apple at its Worldwide Developer conference (WWDC 2017) has revamped the pricing of its 2TB iCloud storage plan for users, which is now being offered at half the price. Apple has updated the price plan of its 2TB iCloud storage to Rs 650 in the India

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June 7, 2017 12:55 pm

Apple Inc's long-awaited move into original television series starts with a reality show about a universe that is key to the technology giant's business: the world of app developers trying to bring their ideas to the masses.

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June 2, 2017 3:50 pm

Skype has been "rebuilt from the ground up," with chatting being the main focus of the app. The Skype app is now a lot more colourful and has a new feature called Highlight, which is inspired from Snapchat's Stories. The new Skype app will come to Android first. 

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May 31, 2017 4:32 pm

YouTube, the video-streaming service, has made changes to its main app to enhance the experience. As part of the update, the main navigation bar has been moved to the bottom of the app. The latest update is being rolled out to the Google Play store.

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May 29, 2017 7:10 pm

Google Play Music service subscription: The company is offering four months of free service on a trial basis to users, which is equal to 120 days of free access to the service. Users will have sign up for this subscription service, which costs $9.99 per month

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May 27, 2017 12:15 pm

Instagram has introduced two new features in Direct - landscape and portrait orientations, and links.

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May 26, 2017 9:10 pm

Google Photos has added the ability to archive photos. The update is a part of Android version 2.15 of Google Photos, which can be downloaded from the Play Store.

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May 26, 2017 12:41 pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard University to receive an honorary degree