WhatsAPP India! What are you busy downloading?

First came the big websites, then came their miniatures - apps that open in a snap. These tiny buttons have totally changed the way we live our lives. Be it calling a friend, shopping, booking a holiday, reading news or just relaxing to some music, there's always an app to do just that. Such is the mad rush that global app downloads topped a whopping 175 million downloads last year....

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Beware of your voice assistant – It may be eavesdropping on you

It can order dinner, switch on the light, play your favorite music or make a call All this with just your voice command. But what if your virtual assistant does more than what is being asked? The recent news about Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant, sending an American couple's private conversation to a random person in their contact list on its own has raised some serious concerns about these AI enabled ...

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India goals for Brazil as FIFA 2018 fever rages on

A little over 10 days of packed action, 85 splashes of goals, dollops of jaw-dropping finishes and some crushed hopes. The FIFA 2018 World Cup is already stirring up an exciting recipe. Celebrating this festival called World Cup are not just fans from across the globe but also our very own desi crowd who are taking to the sport like never before. The FIFA fever has united them as much ...

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Indians are busy chatting as voice assistants become a rage

Indians are busy chatting as voice assistants become a rage

The Voice Assistants have taken over our lives and how! These digital assistants are the latest fad and are fast becoming our go-to person, albeit virtually. All it takes is just an 'Alexa' ,'Ok Google' or 'Hey Siri'. The launch of Amazon Echo and Google Home in the country have only upped the ante. Indians have never shied away from using the latest technologies and they don't disappoint here either...

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The Indian videotainment battle is heating up and everyone’s basking in it

It's a fight that no one minds. After all, it is redefining entertainment for us all. Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime are fast changing the rules of the games, making traditional tv viewing a thing of the past. The entertainment space, having hit a saturation point was bubbling for a change. Video streaming apps with their wide range of quality and diverse content helped change the status quo. What's more. Coming with the ...

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Are Indians finally embracing a sports culture

Are Indians finally embracing a sports culture? Hell yeah!!!!

"Sharma uncle ke bete se kuch seekho!!" Growing up in India, Sharma uncle has often been a part of our lives. Rather our parents' lives. Be it for studies, good behavior or money. Obsessed with stability and marriage, we have always paid too much attention to education. Sports, on the other hand, mostly got the royal ignore. But the last few years have been different. There has been a drastic shift in the country's sports ...

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It's raining money for sports in India as leagues make a killing

It’s raining money for sports in India as leagues make a killing

 IPL ad revenues to top Rs 2000 crore this year even as others look at big monies  It's 365+ days of live sports, 365+ days of moolah The hallelujah time for Indian sports continues as there's no stopping the money rain. The television spectacle that started with IPL spilled over to give rise to over ten different sporting leagues in the country with several more in the offing. As IPL continues to rule the ...

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After ending Korean reign

After ending Korean reign, China’s Xiaomi has big plans for India

Over 3 lakh mi phones were sold out in 3 minutes in its February flash sale this year!   It was literally a coup of sorts! Just a few years after its entry, Xiaomi beat Samsung to become India's top-selling smartphone company, two times in a row. This is no mean feat for a company which came into existence only six years ago. On the other hand, it's adversary - a household name in the ...

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We are gobbling up the internet like never before but who’s complaining?

500 million and counting... This is the expected number of internet users in the country in 2018 It's quite literally the start of the digital era in India! Not only has internet usage increased, even the way it is accessed has undergone a radical change. An estimated 80% people in the country access internet on their mobile phones. With close to 470 million mobile internet users, India is already the second largest online market in ...

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