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Turkcell’s “Hello Hope” App Becomes an Inspiration Story at UNESCO’s Literacy Initiative

9 Jun

In September 2016, Turkcell had launched “Hello Hope” mobile app in order to facilitate the lives of Syrian refugees – the app is now selected to be one of the best practices globally by UNESCO. (more…)

Grab celebrates fifth anniversary: Launches GrabNow, nears another fundraising round

9 Jun

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing service Grab turns five today and with the celebrations came some major announcement and revelations. (more…)

Silicon Beach start-up reports early success of NameDrop, a powerful autofill app

2 Jun

NameDrop has announced a successful launch and first few months of active use centered around a California audience. The NameDrop app is an unusually far-reaching autofill app that is making life easier for thousands already by filling out forms easily and securely with the touch of a button. (more…)

Teenagers find it easier to express themselves on WhatsApp groups: Study

31 May

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

WhatsApp has now become an integral part of our lives, simplifying communication with those presently not amongst from us. The Facebook-owned messaging giant is used by users from different age groups, that too for varied use cases. Teenagers count as most notable users of the messaging service and a recent study has found that they’re able to better converse with their peers and express themselves on WhatsApp groups. (more…)

Global Payments Announces Full Support for Samsung Pay in the UK

31 May

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, is pleased to offer merchants in the United Kingdom the ability to accept Samsung Pay, a simple and safe mobile payment service that works almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your card. (more…)

Snapchat Rolls Out New Creative Updates, Lets You Erase Parts of Images and More

11 May

By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

While we have always blamed Instagram for being a copy Snapchat, the time has finally arrived when the latter copies some features of the former in order to remain ahead of its rival. Today, Snapchat has rolled out an array of new creative tools, many of which appear to be inspired from Instagram, including the removal of 10 second time limit for viewing photos that disappear once closed. (more…)

Cummins Guidanz Mobile App Improves Customer Uptime

10 May

Without having to enter a service bay or wait for a technician to come on site, Cummins (NYSE: CMI) customers are now able to read prioritized engine fault codes and other key engine information within minutes wherever they are operating with the new Cummins Guidanz™ mobile app.


Twitter Live Streaming Video Channel Now Available on Roku Devices

9 May

Roku has announced the availability of the Twitter channel, allowing Roku users to consume the best of Twitter’s live streaming video from the comfort of their couch. (more…)

Twitter Is Bringing Live Video to Roku with Its TV App

8 May

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Twitter loves live video, like its other social networking peers. The company has been doubling down upon live videos of late and along the same, it has announced that it is launching its video app on the Roku platform. The announcement comes around one and a half year after Twitter first deigned to introduce its video app to the large screens. (more…)

If You Weren’t Able to Disable Your Instagram Account, You Can Thank This Bug for It

28 Apr

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Many Instagram users were flabbergasted of late when they found that they were unable to temporarily disable their accounts. The ability to temporarily disable one’s account has formed part and parcel of most social networks and has been available within Instagram. However, an Instagram bug has been preventing users from deleting their account. (more…)