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Facebook tests group video chat app called Bonfire

Facebook tests group video chat app called Bonfire Facebook’s Messenger added group video calling last year, begging the question of why the company needs another stab at the market. Facebook is influencing another attack into the group video chat space. Group Video Chat is available, by default, to show the faces of six people but you can add more friends (up to 50) at any time during the text conversation, or call. Facebook has revealed an independent versatile application in Denmark called Bonfire that empowers individuals to have video calls with multiple people. The Next Web initially detailed the news on Wednesday, which a Messenger representative later conformed. “At Facebook Inc. we continue to build and test new products and services . We as of now have numerous awesome enco...

Reliance Jio effect: Airtel in talks with handset companies for Rs 2,500 4G smartphone

India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel in talks with multiple handset makers to bring a 4G smartphone for a price as low as Rs. 2,500- 2,700 to take on Reliance Jio. While Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has announced plans to offer Internet-enabled feature phone for a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500, Airtel is placing its bet on a full-fledged smartphone as it believes people would be ready to shell out a little more to get a loaded handset. He, however, did not say when the phones would be available for booking. Reliance Jio had announced in July that formal bookings for Jio Phone would be opened by August 24. A source comfortable with the improvement said the new 4G cell phone – that will make a big appearance around Diwali – will come packaged with Airtel’s 4G ass...

GST: Higher cess on mid-sized sedans, Extravagance cars, Sport utility vehicles to be effective today.

                  The GST Council on 9 September chose to climb cess on mid-sized autos by 2 percent, taking the effective GST rate to 45 percent. Likewise, cess on expansive autos has been climbed by 5 percent, taking the aggregate GST occurrence to 48 percent while that of SUVs by 7 percent to 50 percent. “Notifiying in regards to increment in the compelling rates of the Compensation Cess on specified engine vehicles will be issued on September 11, 2017, successful from 00 hours of the same day,” the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) tweeted. After the GST board meet on Saturday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said that in expansive vehicles where affordability of shoppers is high, the cess has been increased. “The pre-GST rate has not been restored… D...

Google Drive app for PC and Mac is being shut down in March, replaced by Backup and Sync:

The maturing Google Drive application for desktop is officially censured starting today, Google announced in a blog entry. Support will be cut off on December 11th both popular file sync applications will lose official support & will close down totally on March 12th, 2018. Clients who are as yet running the Drive application will begin seeing notices in October that it’s “going away,” and the Google will guide clients towards one of two substitutions relying upon whether they’re a purchaser or business client (enterprise/G Suite customers will have access to the upcoming Drive File Stream which officially launches on September 26).. Google Drive the administration isn’t going anyplace. You can in any case get  it from the web, cell phone applications, and ...

Google announces new Feed for India users on its search app

GOOGLE today announced the launch of the new feed in its search app for Android and iOS Indian based users.This update will help a user filter news and information on the app, where one can prioritize the feed according to their favorite topics. The new feed is available on launching the latest update of the Google app and users can get it by updating their app. The new Google feed will also enable users to follow topics right from Search results. In the mobile search results, users will be able to see a new “Follow” button. From any topic that interests them like movies, sports teams, favorite bands or music artists, famous people, and more, a quick tap on this button will allow users to start receiving updates and stories from the selected topic. Should they choose, they can also unfollo...

McDonald’s 169 outlets confront closure

As 169 McDonald’s outlets in north and east India confront conclusion from yesterday, vulnerability poses a potential threat more than 10,000 staff directly and indirectly utilized at these outlets. McDonald’s India, which works in the nation through two franchisees, had ended the concurrence with Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd (CPRL), in which the fast food chain’s repelled establishment accomplice Vikram Bakshi holds 50 percent stake. The termination notice period finished on 5 September, as per a report in The Economic Times. McDonald’s has asserted breach of agreement terms and installment default by the administrator of the establishment in north and east India The termination notice has restricted CPRL from utilizing McDonald’s image at any of the 169 o...

Buying a pre-owned domain? Check these 10 things first:

Purchasing a previously owned domain can be risky, but I have some tips to help you with the domain and ensure a smooth site migration. With over 1 billion websites on the World Wide Web today, it comes as no surprise that the domain name you may want to use is already owned by someone else. Luckily, in some cases, the current owner might be willing to part with it — for the right price. Acquiring a pre-owned space can drastically affect your SEO endeavours, so it is critical to approach such a buy with alert. It is prescribed that you do your due industriousness — it’s normal for a space name to have changed hands ordinarily, and simply like purchasing an utilized auto, it’s frequently hard to get the full history. While looking at the SERPs and filtering for any spammy connec...

North Korea carries out its most powerful Nuclear Test till date

North Korea has carried out its sixth hydrogen nuclear test successfully. This test is claimed to be ten times stronger than the previous nuclear test done in September 2016 by North Korea. An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 was felt in that area at the time of test. US President Donald Trump at the time said ‘All options were on the table’ and this test contributed to be a strong reply to the statement. The test was carried out at such times when BRICS meet was held. China, Russia, and other countries condemned this test by North Korea. South Korea would work with the security council and vowed to maintain a security alliance with the US. The explosion appeared to produce a yield in excess of 100 kilotons. The explosion made in 1945 on Hiroshima and Nagasaki yielded 14 kilotons an...

Wal-Mart joins with Google to deliver voice-enabled shopping to beat AMAZON:

Wal-Mart has announced plans to collaborate with Google’s Home device to offer voice shopping. Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, seems to be keeping a close eye on Amazon, whose smart speaker, Echo, has met with success nationwide. Starting in late September, Walmart will make hundreds of thousands of items available for voice shopping via Google Assistant. You’ll be able to link your Walmart account with Google to get personalized shopping results from your past purchases at the retailer via its Easy Reorder feature. Google to let shoppers order hundreds of thousands of items on Walmart.com through Google’s voice-activated assistant, either on the Google Express app on a smartphone or via a Google Home device. Walmart says it will have more items available th...

KFC lets you pay for meals with your smile in China

If you find yourself at KFC’s new ‘KPRO‘ restaurant in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, you can pay for your healthy meal at the concept establishment simply by flashing your pearly whites at the self-service kiosk. The framework utilizes a 3D camera mounted at the highest point of a touchscreen booth where you put in your request; enter your telephone number there and let it snap a photograph of you, and your supper is paid for through your Alipay account. That implies you can leave your telephone at home whenever you take off to get supper. This kind of advancement is interesting in light of the fact that it invalidates the requirement for a gadget to confirm your character, and ties your ledger considerably more nearly to your telephone number. You’re on the right track to be worried...

PSLV-C39 carrying IRNSS-1H series satellite to launch today

  PSLV-C39 carrying IRNSS-1H series satellite, the launch of India’s eighth navigation satellite, on Thursday, will open a new chapter in the country’s history of space exploration as, for the first time, the private sector has been actively involved in assembling and testing of a satellite. Earlier, the private sector’s role was limited only to supplying components. The 1,425-kg satellite is all set to start its voyage from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, riding the Indian Space Research Organisation’s trusted launch vehicle PSLV-XL. A consortium drove by Bengaluru-based Alpha Design Technologies effectively finished 25% of the advancement work of IRNSS-1H, under the direction of Isro researchers. The new 1.4-ton satelli...

WhatsApp is preparing a separate app for businesses and starting to verify business accounts:

    WhatsApp, one of the world’s most popular messaging services with a user base of over 1 billion is currently planning a new feature that will allow businesses to get in touch directly with the WhatsApp user base. WhatsApp for Business will allow small businesses to download a different version of messaging app and engage with a large number of users The Facebook-possessed informing application has begun confirming business accounts and is setting up an independent application for companies to talk with clients, as indicated by an as of late posted page covered up in its help site and an examination of the application’s code. In the help page, titled “Verified Business Accounts” WhatsApp explains that it will show a green checkmark beside clients when it has affirmed t...

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