Facebook buys filters app Masquerade to counter Snapchat

A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photo: Reuters ALSO READ Facebook Messenger, Snapchat decline in popularityFacebook most preferred social network for Hyd GenZ: TCS Youth surveyFacebook to ban private gun sales on its social networkFlipkart invests in parenting social network TinystepFacebook’s broken hearts […]

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Ola to extend auto service to eight more cities

Even as rival Uber shut its auto-rickshaw service it piloted in Delhi late last year, domestic rival Ola is aggressively expanding its auto service in newer cities. The Bengaluru-based taxi aggregator which is backed by Tiger Global, Softbank and Chinese taxi hailing service Didi Kuaidi is now planning to launch the service in eight more […]

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Harry Potter Creator JK Rowling Releases First Instalment of New Web Series

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling Tuesday released the first instalment of a four-part online short-story series titled ‘History of Magic in North America’. The latest writing from the 50-year-old celebrated author tells the magical history of America and is available to read on her ‘Pottermore’ website. The first piece is titled ‘Fourteenth Century – Seventeenth […]

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Work From Home, Lottery Scams Biggest Online Scams in India: Survey

The top three online scams in India are work from home, lottery scams and fake bank email scam, says a new multi-market survey, adding that despite the growing awareness, new online scams are being reported every day. Releasing an “Internet Scams” study on Thursday, Norway-based Telenor Group, Telenor India’s major shareholder, said that as Internet […]

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