18 06, 2019

Anti-spam service Truecaller adds free voice calling feature – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-18T15:38:06+00:00 June 18th, 2019|Android, Apps, Asia, Facebook, Mobile, Mukesh Ambani, reliance jio, Truecaller, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Truecaller, an app best known for helping users screen calls from strangers and spammers, is adding yet another feature to its service as [...]

24 05, 2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-24T03:16:19+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Amazon, apple music, Apps, Asia, bytedance, China, digital rights, eCommerce, encryption, Facebook, Flipkart, Getty-Images, Google, Government, iamai, india, Information technology, Internet.org, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, messaging apps, narendra modi, nasscom, New Delhi, Policy, reliance jio, Social, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Tracxn, Uncategorized, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The re-election of Modi will in many ways chart the path of India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, the local play of Silicon Valley companies, [...]

22 05, 2019

Indonesia restricts WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram usage following deadly riots – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-22T15:15:39+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Asia, Facebook, Government, Indonesia, Instagram, Jakarta, operating systems, president, presidential election, Social, social media, Software, spokesperson, sri lanka, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, world wide web|

Indonesia is the latest nation to hit the hammer on social media after the government restricted the use of WhatsApp and Instagram following [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

3 02, 2019

Facebook warned over privacy risks of merging messaging platforms – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-03T13:53:15+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|antitrust, Apps, Brian Acton, business intelligence, data protection, e2e encryption, Europe, european commission, Facebook, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Instagram, ireland, Mark Zuckerberg, messaging apps, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has asked the company for an “urgent briefing” regarding plans to integrate the underlying infrastructure of [...]

29 12, 2018

Google & Facebook fed ad dollars to child porn discovery apps – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-12-29T13:20:21+00:00 December 29th, 2018|admob, Advertising Tech, Apps, child exploitation, Facebook, Facebook Audience Network, Google, Health, Mobile, Policy, Privacy, Security, TC, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, WhatsApp Child Exploitation|

Google has scrambled to remove third-party apps that led users to child porn sharing groups on WhatsApp in the wake of TechCrunch’s report [...]

20 07, 2018

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to reduce spam and misinformation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-07-20T11:04:31+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Apps, Asia, computing, cyberspace, Facebook, General Election, india, Instant Messaging, Internet, internet culture, Mexico, Mobile, social media, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, world wide web|

In a bid to cut down on the spread of false information and spam, WhatsApp recently added labels that indicate when a message [...]

8 07, 2018

AI spots legal problems with tech T&Cs in GDPR research project – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-07-08T10:54:57+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Airbnb, Amazon, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, data protection, data security, epic games, Europe, european union, Facebook, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, Instagram, law, Machine Learning Technology, Microsoft, Netflix, personally identifiable information, Privacy, Skyscanner, Steam, TC, tcs, terms of service, Uber, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Technology is the proverbial double-edged sword. And an experimental European research project is ensuring this axiom cuts very close to the industry’s bone [...]

7 03, 2018

Google is bringing messaging to its Tez payment app in India – Evotik

By | 2018-03-07T09:15:09+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Apps, Asia, computing, Facebook, Google, Google Hangouts, mobile payments, social media, Software, tez, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Messaging and payments continue to converge in India after Google added chat features to its Tez payment app in India. The move follows [...]

28 10, 2017

WhatsApp finally lets you recall messages you’ve sent by mistake – Evotik

By | 2017-10-28T23:15:00+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Apps, Facebook, messaging, Social, TC, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, whatsapp delete message|

WhatsApp has finally got your back when you send a message to the wrong person or group. The Facebook-owned messaging app is rolling [...]