Zuckerberg Loses More Than $15 Billion in Record Facebook Fall

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took a more than $15 billion (roughly Rs. 1.03 lakh crores) hit on Thursday, as the social media company suffered the biggest one-day wipeout in US stock market history a day after executives forecast years of lower profit margins. At least 16 brokerages cut their price targets on Facebook after Chief Financial Officer David Wehner […]

Instagram Launches IGTV Long Video App to Take on YouTube, Now Has a Billion Users

Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, and the messaging applications WhatsApp and Messenger. Instagram, which had […]

Flipkart Phone Billion Capture+ Goes on Sale at Starting Price of Rs. 10,999; Launch Offers Detailed

Billion Capture+, the first smartphone from Flipkart-owned brand Billion, went on sale at 12am IST in India, with a host of launch offers to make it an attractive buy. The new Billion Capture+ has dual rear camera setup and comes with Smartron’s tronX AI-based Internet of Things platform as well as unlimited free cloud storage. […]

Flipkart Billion Capture+ Phone With Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

Flipkart Billion Capture+ price starts at Rs. 10,999 HIGHLIGHTS Capture+ is the first smartphone from Flipkart under its Billion brand It goes on sale starting November 15 The Flipkart phone comes in two variants Flipkart on Friday unveiled its first Billion branded smartphone, the Capture+, in India. The Billion self-brand was announced in July this […]

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Record 1.3 Million Smartphones Sold in First 20 Hours

The Flipkart Big Billion Days sale started on Wednesday with huge discounts on a wide range of products, especially electronics. The Flipkart offers on mobile phones went live a day later, with the lowest prices on iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, MacBook Air (which were all matched by Amazon India in its own sale), as well as great […]

UK Tech Startup Improbable Breaks $1 Billion Valuation With SoftBank Deal

Improbable, a British tech simulation company dreamt up at Cambridge University, has raised $502 million (roughly Rs. 3,218 crores) in a funding round led by Japan’s SoftBank, valuing it at over $1 billion and propelling it into the top ranks of the European industry. Britain has a thriving tech start-up scene but few companies secure […]

Deutsche Bank launches $8.5 billion capital hike amid heavy restructuring

Deutsche Bank plans a significant capital hike alongside the flotation of its asset management holding and further restructuring from asset disposals, Germany’s biggest lender said on Sunday. The €8 billion ($8.5 billion) capital raise will be launched on March 21, the bank said in a statement, and undertaken via the issuance of new shares with […]

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India HIGHLIGHTS 3.1 billion images, 700 million GIFs, and 610 million videos were sent WhatsApp recently rolled out the ability to share GIF images WhatsApp has more than 160 million monthly active users in India On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion […]

Super Mario Run Launch, Yahoo’s 1 Billion User Hack, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Super Mario Run is Nintendo’s first mobile game Aircel has launched unlimited voice calling packs Yahoo revealed that over 1 billion users had been hacked A lot happened in the world of technology today, from Aircel offering unlimited voice calling packs in response to Reliance Jio, to Yahoo revealing that over 1 billion user […]