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12 Jan

Deletes Millions of Fake/Spam Accounts – ‘InstaPurge’

If you’re unfamiliar with The Instapurge, you might want to check your Instagram account - the photo app deleted millions of spam accounts in an effort to clean up the service. You’re probably fine and only lost a couple followers. Some famous people weren’t so lucky. Justin Bieber, for example, lost over 3.6 million followers. Further proof that star has crashed to the ground. Other celebs...
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12 Dec

With Techwire, Facebook wants to be your tech news powerhouse

Like FB Newswire, Techwire is powered by Storyful, which will share newsworthy content from tech influencers on Facebook — including embeddable photos, videos and status updates that journalists can use for their own content. Storyful, which News Corp. purchased for $25 million in December, verifies such posts for accuracy. As with Newswire, the mission of Techwire is to raise Facebook's profile as a news dissemination vehicle.Since Twitter is better...
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12 Nov

The Tech Behind Apple Pay: Is Your Money Secure?

Go ahead and forget your wallet. Apple's new mobile payment system, Apple Pay, launched on 20th October, 2014 and while some have questioned whether the technology is safe, security experts say it may actually be safer than swiping your credit or debit card. Apple Pay uses a security protocol — known as the EMV standard — that other mobile wallets don't use, Ferenczi told Live Science....
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12 Nov

Work Smarter with the Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) is a revolution in the world of Technology that will impact everything we do and will alter the face of technology. What is IOT? IoT is the interconnectivity between things using wireless communication technology (each with their own unique identifiers) to connect objects, locations, animals, or people to the internet, thus allowing for the direct transmission of and seamless sharing of data. India is...
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1 Oct

The Bucket Challenge gets ‘Desi’ Twist!

First came the Ice Bucket Challenge & now there's the Rice Bucket Challenge which is India's twist on the fundraising campaign that has taken the internet by storm! The Desi challenge has been initiated by Manju Latha Kalanidhi from Hyderabad. Unlike the Ice Bucket challenge, which involves pouring ice cold water on one’s head to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), participants of the Rice Bucket...
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