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It's official: Uber restarting operations in Delhi but as a radio taxi service

Jan 23, 2015

It's official: Uber restarting operations in Delhi but as a radio taxi service

Uber has applied for a radio taxi licence and will restart operations in India's capital, after it was banned following allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger, a company spokesman said. #Business #Delhi #NewsTracker #app #services #Uber #reopn
Telecom firms not against Skype, WhatsApp: Bharti

Jan 21, 2015

Telecom firms not against Skype, WhatsApp: Bharti

Telecom operators have raised concern over Internet messaging and call services from applications like WhatsApp, Viber, Line and Skype are denting their revenues. #Bharti Airtel #Skype #TheySaidIt #TRAI #Bharti Enterprises #WhatsApp #Viber #Telecom industry #Convergence India 2015 #OTT services
End of alphanumeric passwords? Biometric authentication app downloads to reach 770 million by 2019

Jan 20, 2015

End of alphanumeric passwords? Biometric authentication app downloads to reach 770 million by 2019

The study argued that fingerprint authentication would account for the overwhelming majority of such apps in the medium term, driven by increasing deployment of fingerprint scanners within mid-range smartphones. #Apple #passwords #Touch ID #Fingerprint scanner #Juniper Research #Biometric authentication #Biometric authentication apps
SOS app: Now, cab rental company adds new safety feature

Jan 17, 2015

SOS app: Now, cab rental company adds new safety feature

An online car rental company Thursday added a safety feature to its mobile phone app through which a passenger can trigger an SMS and an e-mail to three previously registered mobile numbers and signal a distress or emergency call. #BuzzPatrol #Emergency #SMS #Cab service #SOS app
India worst hit by WhatsApp spam: Here's why it's such a menace

Jan 16, 2015

India worst hit by WhatsApp spam: Here's why it's such a menace

Recent campaigns targeting WhatsApp users include investment spam messages sent from US numbers to Europe, spam promoting fake luxury goods sent from Chinese numbers to users in Europe and a ramp up in junk messages of various flavours to WhatsApp users in India. #hackers #Spam #WhatsApp #cyber criminals #Scammers #WhatsApp spam #adaptivemobile #mobile messaging apps #OTT messaging

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Lessons from Snapchat Using phone numbers for IMs will always be risky

Jan 04, 2014

Lessons from Snapchat Using phone numbers for IMs will always be risky

While the Snapchat data breach came as bad news for users, what many may not have realised is that the really scary part was that mobile numbers of users were breached. #social media #HowThisWorks #Internet #Hacking #Instant messaging #Mobile app #Mobiles #Application #online security #Snapchat
How Whatsapp, BBM and Viber have ruined conversations

Nov 20, 2013

How Whatsapp, BBM and Viber have ruined conversations

Today weve reached a stage where were seeing proliferation of not just devices but software through which we communicate. Am I the only one who has more messenger services on their phone than actual friends? #InMyOpinion #BBM #WhatsApp #WeChat