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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton announces pilot test of WhatsApp for Business in India
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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton announces pilot test of WhatsApp for Business in India

Brian Acton, co-founder of popular messaging app WhatsApp, today called on IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss ways in which the company can contribute to India's vision for digital commerce.

H-1B salary hikes may dent L&T Tech profits by 2.5 percent
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H-1B salary hikes may dent L&T Tech profits by 2.5 percent

L&T Technology Services today said its pre-tax profit margin may be hit by up to 2.5% if the US hikes minimum salaries for H1-B visa holders to USD 1,30,000, and that it is working on alternatives, including shifting the jobs to India.

Hike messenger rolls out Snapchat like 'Snaps', live filters and built-in camera
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Hike messenger rolls out Snapchat like 'Snaps', live filters and built-in camera

In a direct threat to Snapchat, India's first home grown messaging app hike messenger on Thursday rolled out three new features -- Stories, a built-in camera and live filters -- and withdrew "Timeline" feature that was rolled out last year.

Hike messenger rolls out video calling feature for everyone
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Hike messenger rolls out video calling feature for everyone

A day after news of WhatsApp releasing a video calling feature on its beta app released, Hike has announced that it is rolling out video calling feature to its entire user base.

Indian WhatsApp competitor Hike raises $175 mn (Rs 1169 cr) through funding
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Indian WhatsApp competitor Hike raises $175 mn (Rs 1169 cr) through funding

Instant messenger app Hike on Tuesday announced that it raised financing of over 175 million led by Chinese company Tencent and Taiwanese company Foxconn.

Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp
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Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp

The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking a ban on WhatsApp on the ground that its end-to-end encryption gives terrorists a means of communication

Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp
India

Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp

The Supreme Court will hear next Wednesday a petition seeking a ban on WhatsApp.

Petrol prices raised by 5 paisa per litre while diesel hiked by Rs 1.26 per litre
Auto

Petrol prices raised by 5 paisa per litre while diesel hiked by Rs 1.26 per litre

The present prices of petrol and diesel in Mumbai are Rs 70.23 and Rs 60.55 per litre

Renault-Nissan signs wage pact with employees at Chennai plant
Auto

Renault-Nissan signs wage pact with employees at Chennai plant

The pact comprises of a salary hike of Rs 18,000 progressively over the next three years

Centre notifies panel for revision of Delhi metro fares
Delhi

Centre notifies panel for revision of Delhi metro fares

The Centre has notified a panel, headed by former Delhi High Court judge, for revision of fares for Delhi Metro.

SoftBank's profits drop, Snapdeal GMV sees 90% increase in FY'16
Business

SoftBank's profits drop, Snapdeal GMV sees 90% increase in FY'16

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank said its investee companies in India -- Snapdeal, Oyo Rooms, Ola and Hike -- saw good traction even though its own profits dropped 27 per cent for the fiscal ended March.

Games on Hike Beta records 100 million play sessions in 26 days post launch
Gaming

Games on Hike Beta records 100 million play sessions in 26 days post launch

Games on Hike beta records 100 million game play sessions within a month after launch

#BudgetImpact: Hyundai, Honda, Mahindra hike prices by up to Rs 82,906
Business

#BudgetImpact: Hyundai, Honda, Mahindra hike prices by up to Rs 82,906

Auto makers Hyundai, Mahindra and Honda today announced price hikes of up to Rs 82,906 across their entire product range on account of new levies announced in the Union Budget.

Hike Messenger surpasses 100 million user mark; 40 billion messages being sent per month
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Hike Messenger surpasses 100 million user mark; 40 billion messages being sent per month

The latest announcement from Hike Messenger reveals that the company has crosses the 100 million user mark.

Hike launches 'Car Match'; helps users find rides during odd-even scheme
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Hike launches 'Car Match'; helps users find rides during odd-even scheme

Hike messenger, India's home-grown messaging platform, launched "Car Match", a microapp within hike, to facilitate users in sharing rides with friends during the ongoing odd-even scheme in the national capital.

Hike 3.5 for Windows Phone 8.1 brings major revamp
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Hike 3.5 for Windows Phone 8.1 brings major revamp

India's first home-grown messaging platform on Thursday announced the launch of Hike 3.5 for smartphones running the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.

India well prepared to deal with US rate hike: Finance Ministry
Business

India well prepared to deal with US rate hike: Finance Ministry

Finance Ministry today said India is well prepared to deal with the impact of the US Federal Reserve interest rate hike and the end of uncertainties will actually help policy makers in emerging economies

Users spend 30 percent of smartphone time on communication: Report
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Users spend 30 percent of smartphone time on communication: Report

A new global report released by Ericsson on Thursday claims that 30 percent of time spent by users on all smartphone apps is on communication.

AAP protests against fuel price hike in Delhi
Politics

AAP protests against fuel price hike in Delhi

The Delhi unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hit the streets today protesting against the hike in fuel prices by the Centre.

Delhi Police bring their women's safety channel Himmat to WhatsApp, Hike Messenger
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Delhi Police bring their women's safety channel Himmat to WhatsApp, Hike Messenger

Enthused by the popularity of its 'Himmat' mobile app for women's safety, the Delhi Police Wednesday launched the facility on WhatsApp and the Hike messenger group.