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Hotstar’s New UI Looks a Lot Like Netflix

Hotstar and Netflix are competing with each other – and Amazon’s Prime Video – for a lead in the online content streaming market in India, and a recent development might make it harder for you to differentiate between the two. Hotstar recently updated its interface to something very similar to what Netflix offers. The updated interface, which recently debuted on Amazon Fire TV […]

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Google Announces Indie Games Accelerator for Android Developers

Google has announced the Indie Games Accelerator program for Android developers in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam. The reason for this is to help developers from these countries to “successfully build, scale, launch and market the next generation of hit mobile games”. Those accepted into the program will have access to Google’s extensive network […]

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Uber Granted 15-Month Licence to Operate in London

Uber Technologies was given a 15-month probationary licence to operate in London by a judge after the ride-sharing service worked out most of its differences with regulators. Judge Emma Arbuthnot granted the licence in a ruling Tuesday. The 15-month reprieve is far less than the five-year private hire licence the company had previously received or the 18-month […]

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WhatsApp for Android Spotted With Sticker Reactions for Happy, Sad, Love, and Wow

Facebook announced at F8 that WhatsApp is getting group calling and stickers as well. Now, WhatsApp beta version 2.18.189 for Android shows a new Sticker Reactions feature is being tested, but as with other sticker-related features, is still disabled by default. WABetaInfo reports that WhatsApp begun testing the stickers feature on the Android app with version 2.18.120 only. The feature is disabled […]

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Tinder Parent Match Buys 51 Percent Stake in Rival App Hinge

Match Group – Tinder’s parent company – has acquired 51 per cent stake in long-term dating app Hinge, also dubbed the anti-Tinder app, the media reported. This comes just weeks after social networking giant Facebook announced that it wants to introduce a match-making feature. “Match Group, which already owns platforms like OkCupid, Match and Tinder, announced that it acquired a […]

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Asus Brings Google Lens Integration in Its PixelMaster Camera App

Asus has now provided Google Lens integration within its PixelMaster Camera app to bring an advanced visual experience on ZenFone models. The new move comes weeks after Google expanded the presence of Google Lens by bringing it within the camera apps of vendors including Asus, BQ, HMD Global/ Nokia, LG, Motorola, OnePlus, Sony, TCL, Transsion, and Xiaomi. The artificial intelligence (AI) based […]