Top Twitter Users Lose 2 Percent of Followers on Average as Policy Changes

A Twitter policy change on Thursday to increase the service’s credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole. Twitter is no longer counting as followers any accounts that have been locked because of suspected fraud, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey posted on Thursday. Locked accounts had […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Surfaces on Official Support Pages; Cases Available for Pre-Order, Tipping Colour Variants

Samsung is set to launch its much-awaited flagship – Galaxy Note 9 – at the Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled on August 9, and ahead of the unveiling, more details about the upcoming smartphone are surfacing on the Internet. While a number of features and specifications of the Galaxy Note 9 have been spotted in leaks, the smartphone has now been […]

Fortnite PS4 Slim Bundle to Launch on July 16, Includes Exclusive Royale Bomber Skin

HIGHLIGHTS Fortnite PS4 Slim bundle is out next month It’s been spotted on the PlayStation Italy Facebook page It comes with V-bucks as well Epic Games’ battle royale sensation Fortnite is getting a PS4 Slim bundle on July 16. For the price of a standard 500GB PS4 Slim (Rs. 30,990 in India and $300 in the US), you’ll also […]

Dragon Ball Fighterz Coming to Nintendo Switch on September 28, Pre-Orders Get Additional Benefits

HIGHLIGHTS The development was confirmed by Bandai Namco Pre-ordering users will get two benefits The game is currently available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC Developer Bandai Namco has announced that its title Dragon Ball Fighterz will arrive on the Nintendo Switch on September 28 this year. The Japanese game developer also revealed that those who pre-order the game will receive […]

WhatsApp Group Video, Voice Calling Out on Android Beta, Reported to Be Out on Windows Phone

WhatsApp is rolling out group video and voice calls on WhatsApp for Android beta and the feature is accessible in the latest updates – namely, v2.18.189 or v2.18.192. This development comes about a month after select Android beta and iOS users reportedly received the group calling functionality back in May in version 2.18.52 for iOS and version 2.18.145 for Android […]

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 […]

7 design tactics to enhance the storytelling on your website

There’s more to storytelling—at least on websites—than just words. Your content is important, but the design and layout of your website contribute to the effect of your story on users. Here are seven design tips for your company to use to develop your user experience and strengthen your storytelling: 1. Structure your tone and layout […]

Redmi S2 India Variant, Redmi Y2, Surfaces on Benchmarking Site

While Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is expected to launch in India on June 7, the new handset has already reached the Geekbench website to reveal its benchmark performance ahead of the formal debut. The Geekbench listing also highlights some of the key specifications of the model that is likely to be the India version of the Redmi S2 that was launched in China earlier this […]

Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 9.5.6 Update Based on Android 8.1 Oreo Announced

Redmi Note 5 Pro looks to be the first smartphone from Xiaomi to get Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5.6. The Chinese handset maker had launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India back in February. The key highlights of the smartphone are the presence of the large 5.99-inch 18:9 display, the selfie-light module, a dual-camera setup, as well as […]

After heavy losses, banks focus on being capital-light, reorient business models to push growth

  The rise in bad loans and subdued corporate demand is driving banks to explore new business models, cross-sell products with more retail-oriented segments for growth. They are stepping up credit monitoring standards to lend to good quality customers. Lenders including IDBI Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of India, Union Bank of India and Federal Bank are looking at more asset or capital-light […]