Tim Cook, Satya Nadella congratulate Google’s new CEO Sundar Pichai

By on August 11, 2015 at 12:07 PM.

Tim Cook, Satya Nadella congratulate Google’s new CEO Sundar Pichai

Google announced the formation of a new parent company called Alphabet, and also the appointment of Sundar Pichai as the new Google CEO. Unsurprisingly, wishes poured in from all quarters, including some of Pichai’s counterparts like Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella among others. More →
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Twitter partners Shopify to add ‘Buy’ button in tweets

By on August 8, 2015 at 11:13 AM.

Twitter partners Shopify to add ‘Buy’ button in tweets

One can now use online social networking service Twitter to buy products as well. Twitter is teaming up with Shopify -- which boasts more than 100,000 merchants using its software -- and other e-commerce software companies to expand its range. More →
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Twitter now lets you support your favorite English Premier League club with emojis

By on August 7, 2015 at 2:07 PM.

Twitter now lets you support your favorite English Premier League club with emojis

After what seems like a long wait since the end of last season, the English Premier League is all set to kick off tomorrow. With the excitement reaching fever pitch, Twitter has joined in as well by showing its support for the game. More →
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Buzz Aldrin travelled to the moon and back for just $33 in 1969, and the US government reimbursed him for it

By on August 4, 2015 at 5:48 PM.

Buzz Aldrin travelled to the moon and back for just $33 in 1969, and the US government reimbursed him for it

When on a business trip, claiming your expenses from your office is a common practice. Seems like a trip to the moon and back is no different.  More →
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Twitter adds support for 4 more Indian languages, taking the total to 6

By on July 31, 2015 at 6:57 PM.

Twitter adds support for 4 more Indian languages, taking the total to 6

Twitter today announced that it is adding support for four more Indian languages. This takes the total Indian languages supported to six, since it added support for Hindi and Bengali last year. More →
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Nearly 44% users are now accessing Facebook only on their mobile phones

By on July 30, 2015 at 1:40 PM.

Nearly 44% users are now accessing Facebook only on their mobile phones

For many there is still a bit of ambiguity around whether Facebook is a mobile first company. A quick look at the social giant’s Q2 earnings though, and all such uncertainty can be put to rest. In the second quarter of 2015, Facebook’s monthly active user base grew to 1.49 billion, while its daily active user base reached 968 million. But what’s impressive is that 655 million users accessed Facebook only on their mobile phones. More →
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Twitter mourns former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam as he passes away aged 83

By on July 27, 2015 at 9:48 PM.

Twitter mourns former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam as he passes away aged 83

It’s a sad day as former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away at around 9:00PM, aged 83. He collapsed while delivering a lecture at IIM-Shillong, and was immediately taken to Bethany Hospital which confirmed his passing, PTI reports. More →
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