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Only 18 percent of surveyed Indians might continue using WhatsApp

19 Jan 2021

Only 18 percent of surveyed Indians might continue using WhatsApp

In a recent survey conducted by social media platform LocalCircles, it was found that only 18 out of every 100 Indian users surveyed were willing to accept WhatsApp's updated policies and continue using the platform.

PUBG Corporation breaks ties with Tencent Games in India

08 Sep 2020

PUBG Corporation breaks ties with Tencent Games in India

PUBG Corporation, the original developer of PUBG, has announced the decision to break association with China's Tencent Games in India.

PUBG maker Tencent will engage with India for ban reversal

04 Sep 2020

PUBG maker Tencent will engage with India for ban reversal

Earlier this week, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced the decision to ban more than 100 Chinese apps over national security concerns.

Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr over 'immoral' content

02 Sep 2020

Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr over 'immoral' content

Pakistan is launching a crackdown on popular online dating services.

India's app ban could cost TikTok's parent company $6 billion

06 Jul 2020

India's app ban could cost TikTok's parent company $6 billion

Following the deadly Indo-China clash along the LAC, the Indian government announced the decision to ban 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

Mitron, India's TikTok clone, rakes 5 million downloads in weeks

26 May 2020

Mitron, India's TikTok clone, rakes 5 million downloads in weeks

As TikTok continues to struggle with the mess of misogynistic content and poor ratings, creators have started embracing a new short-form video-sharing platform called 'Mitron'.

20 popular VPN, ad-blocking apps caught spying on users

11 Mar 2020

20 popular VPN, ad-blocking apps caught spying on users

In a major shocker, at least 20 apps dedicated to VPN and ad-blocking services have been caught spying on their users.

TikTok beats WhatsApp to become world's most-downloaded app in January

29 Feb 2020

TikTok beats WhatsApp to become world's most-downloaded app in January

Chinese social media app TikTok has beaten WhatsApp to become the most-downloaded app in the month of January, according to the latest figures from research firm Sensor Tower.

TikTok's owner takes on Spotify, tests new music streaming service

08 Jan 2020

TikTok's owner takes on Spotify, tests new music streaming service

TikTok's owner ByteDance has upped the ante against the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, and JioSaavn with its own music-streaming service - Resso.

Tinder beats YouTube, Netflix to become highest earning non-game app

06 Jul 2019

Tinder beats YouTube, Netflix to become highest earning non-game app

Tinder has beaten popular services like Netflix and YouTube to become the highest grossing non-game app in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures from Sensor Tower.

Maharashtra: Train runs over two youths playing PUBG

18 Mar 2019

Maharashtra: Train runs over two youths playing PUBG

In a shocking incident which sheds limelight on PUBG addiction, two young men were run over by a train in Maharashtra while they were playing the online game.

Over dozen iPhone apps caught communicating with malware-linked server

07 Jan 2019

Over dozen iPhone apps caught communicating with malware-linked server

Historically, the problem of malicious or fake apps is more pronounced on Android than iOS.