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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.

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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…)

Now You Can Use Your PayPal Account While Paying through Android Pay

21 Apr

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Google’s mobile payment platform Android Pay and global digital payments major PayPal have announced their collaboration that’ll further simplify the checkout process at brick-and-mortar stores, as well as online purchases on your smartphone. This means you’ll be able to use your PayPal wallet to complete payments. (more…)

Netflix Expects to Cross 100 Million Subscribers This Quarter after Missing Its Own Projections

19 Apr

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Netflix’s first quarter in 2017 wasn’t particularly great. Where many other companies are busy beating projections, the video streaming service missed its own projections by almost 250,000 subscribers. However, it is undaunted and is already anticipating the next major milestone along the way. The company currently has over 98.75 million subscribers and it expects to pass the 100 million milestone by this weekend. (more…)

Uber’s Open Source Data Visualization Tool Transcends the Boundaries of Maps

11 Apr

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Uber uses a data visualization framework internally, to aid it with its maps. The framework is used to do a whole bunch of things including visualizing the pick-up and drop-off experiences and is called deck.gl. The platform also helps the company visualize all the data it collects during its journeys. So basically, deck.gl helps in the visualization of extremely large datasets so as to enable Uber to glean insights. (more…)

Samsung Wants to Allow You to Make Payments by Waving Your Hankerchief

28 Mar

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Samsung is very intent on contactless payments. That much is no secret. You just have to look at the effort the company has made with its Samsung Pay service to know the truth of that. The company has a lot of competition though and it vies with names like Android Pay and Apple Pay. Today, the company is introducing yet another tier along its drive with the launch of the contactless payments platform. (more…)

Cheetah Mobile brings Cheetah Ads to Europe with vertical video moments at Advertising Week

24 Mar

Cheetah Mobile Inc., the leading mobile utility and content app developer, today celebrated the launch of its Cheetah Ads division in the European market. Cheetah Ads will present this week at Advertising Week Europe, showcasing its strategy to serve vertical video ads for every kind of mobile moment. (more…)