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Apple to waive off developer fees for government and nonprofits in 2018

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Apple has announced new App Store guidelines that affect apps created from a commercialized template. As TechCrunch notes, Apple in early 2018 will waive the $99 developer fee for governments and nonprofits starting with the US to make the transition easier.

Google launches 3 new photography apps

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Google has announced three new photography applications: Storyboard (Android only), Selfissimo! (iOS and Android), and Scrubbies (iOS only) focused on experimental tech along the lines of object recognition, person segmentation, algorithms for stylization and image encoding. The releases are part of a new “appsperiments” program that

Cheetah Mobile launches new short video app in India

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Cheetah Mobile has launched “Cheez,” a new social video app to create, share and discover short videos that are up to 17 seconds long. The app offers a huge selection of live filters, voice changers, stickers, and music. The intuitive editing tools

Google removes “Apps” section from Chrome Web Store

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Back in August 2016, Google announced to phase out support for Chrome apps on every platform except for Chrome OS. Today the company has shut down the apps section from Chrome Web Store. As per a report from Ars Technica,

How to succeed at DevOps? Here are 5 factors to consider


Narinder Kumar CIOs at large, medium and even small organizations nowadays are looking towards transitioning from legacy project-based, waterfall model to uninterrupted delivery of software. DevOps is the proven way to achieve it. DevOps refers to a methodology as well

How going low-code made all the difference for non-profit MAD’s fundraising system

Soma Tah Businesses often need a faster way to create and deliver applications. And if you are a small business, it is not always feasible for  you to hire developers to design applications that meet your requirements. Low-code development processes

Cyber week brings huge discounts on apps and games on Google Play store

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Google is celebrating cyber week with tons of discounts on apps, games, movies, and plenty more on Google Play store. The deals during the Google Play Cyber Week Sale will run through November 27 in select markets that includes India too. The

Which apps bother the businesses most?

BANGALORE, INDIA: Which apps concern the security professionals most- Mobile apps or Desktop apps? A recent survey of 270 IT security professionals by Synopsys reveals that customer-facing web applications were reported as the applications or systems that present the highest

Facebook now lets users take 360 degree photos and use them as cover photos

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Facebook already allows uploading and viewing of 360-degree photos on its platform but from today you can start capturing them too. From today, both the iOS and Android apps will allow users to create 360-degree photos without using any third-party

Facebook’s Safety Check feature gets its own tab

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Facebook‘s Safety Check feature which lets people know you’re safe during crisis situations is going to get its own dedicated tab. A promotional photo of the same shows the Safety Check page displaying what’s essentially a news feed of catastrophes

Prisma launches website to market its AI tech

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Prisma, the photo editing app that uses neural networks and artificial intelligence to transform images into artistic pieces has launched a new website- prismalabs.ai – in order to market its services to other companies. “We see big opportunities in deep learning and

Indian govt launches app to sell and recharge FASTtag for paying e-toll

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The NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) has launched two new apps- MyFASTag and FASTag Partner through which highway users can buy FASTags (RFID cards) for electronic toll collection. A FASTag is linked to an account where the user adds money.

Six must have mobile apps and games for every football fan

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The 2017-18 football season has already started. The English Premier League has already commenced from 12th August, while the La Liga is going to begin from 18th August and the German Bundesliga to commence from 19th August. If you love football,

TRAI seeks public view on ownership and security of personal data

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TRAI has floated a consultation paper on developing a framework that can give people more control over their personal data and prevent chances of misuse. “It is important to have a clear policy related to data ownership, data protection, privacy, and

Disney sued for spying on children through its apps

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Walt Disney has been secretly collecting personal information of some of their youngest customers and sharing that data illegally with advertisers without parental consent, according to a lawsuit filed in California. The lawsuit targets Disney and three software companies- Upsight,

Google creates ‘Stamp’ inspired by Snapchat Discover

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Google Alphabet recently announced a news product called ‘Stamp’ that would serve up articles in a mobile magazine-like design, which is quite similar to Snapchat‘s Discover service. Google Stamp is in the early stages of testing with the publishers. “The success of

Poor performing apps to be downranked in the Google Play Store

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Google has been taking concrete steps to ensure that malicious and spam apps stay off the Play Store. But still, there are many poorly performing apps on the Play Store. To tackle this problem, Google is now incorporating app quality

Zoho unveils bundled business app suite Zoho One

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Chennai-based Zoho has launched  Zoho One, a new all-in-one business app suite that includes 38 cloud applications and 55 mobile apps, and is priced at $30 per month per employee. For Indian users, it is priced at Rs 1,000 per month for

Uber acquires social product studio Swipe Labs

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Uber Technologies has acqui-hired Swipe Labs, the social product studio run by Marwan Roushdy. Marwan Roushdy announced on Medium that, “a portion of the team would be joining Uber to improve the driver experience within the driving team.” Though the

The acceptance of the inevitability of getting hacked is on the rise among apps users

BANGALORE, INDIA: A recent survey commissioned by A10 Networks reveals that despite half of all global respondents consider apps to be as or almost as important as breathing, eating and drinking to them- a significant amount of the world’s population still are