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WhatsApp has revealed its latest feature ‘Status’. Looks similiar Snapchat Status and Instagram Stories.

WhatsApp has revealed its latest feature ‘Status’. Looks similiar Snapchat Status and Instagram Stories.

Apps, Social Media
Whatsapp has finally officially launched their new Status feature which had been in beta mode since long. The Whatsapp feature was much discussed and it was known that Whatsapp would be rolling out the feature as early as last year and after months of waiting, the feature is finally unveiled. This is the second major update to the app Whatsapp has launched in the new year and looks like the trend of updating the a with newer features will continue throughout this new year. Coming back to the present rollout, the new feature apes Snapchat and gives a major boost to the status feature which has been present but so far redundant in Whatsapp. Although the new feature is a direct copy of the Snapchat Status feature, it is bound to bring some form of excitement make the otherwise boring Whatsapp...
New Rs 1,000 notes to be out soon

New Rs 1,000 notes to be out soon

Business, News
The Rs 1,000 note may stage a comeback but with enhanced security features and it will also be smaller in size than the demonetised notes. “They (Rs 1,000 notes) will come in a new design with enhanced security features to check counterfeiting,” a source said. The new notes will come in a new colour and may also be Braille friendly. Earlier, the government had said it would take a few months to bring back the Rs 1,000 note. “The work is in progress. It is in fact being expedited because people are facing difficulty with the Rs 2,000 note,” the source said, adding that the Rs 2,000 note will be phased out but no decision has been taken so far. Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank of India may lift restrictions on cash withdrawal from banks and ATMs. But this may not happen before the end of Ma
People may get another chance to deposit old Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes

People may get another chance to deposit old Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes

Business, News
The Reserve Bank of India may allow citizens another chance to deposit the scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 banknotes but the exchange would be for a limited sum, sources in the government and banking sector said on Wednesday. The central bank has been flooded with queries and requests from people who failed to deposit all their money by the December 30 deadline, seeking relief, sources said. “The amounts are as small as Rs 2,000… the issue is being looked into and the advice would be to hold on to those notes as we are examining (opening) another window for these genuine people,” the source said. If allowed, deposits would only be for smaller sums to ensure that the window, which will be for a limited period, was not misused, sources said. A government official said the amount exp
Now Make Payments Via Fingerprints Using Aadhaar Pay

Now Make Payments Via Fingerprints Using Aadhaar Pay

Business, News
The government is. After demonetisation, Government is keen to promote digital transactions in rural areas and is, therefore, pushing AadhaarPay. Aadhaar Pay, a merchant version of the Aadhaar-enabled payment system will allow you to make cashless payments by use of fingerprints. This Aadhaar number-enabled device will help to make financial transactions easy through mobile phones to convert the country into a cashless economy. Now people will be able to make payments using their Aadhaar cards. At present, SBI, and some other banks have already gone live on Aadhaar Pay. This post will tell you how to pay using Aadhaar card. How To Pay Using Aadhaar Card ? AEPS in its initial form : AEPS (Aadhaar Enabled Payment System) in its basic form is a machine known as micro ATM. This machine is si
ATM Cash Withdrawal Limit Raised From Rs. 4,500 To Rs. 10,000 A Day, Says RBI

ATM Cash Withdrawal Limit Raised From Rs. 4,500 To Rs. 10,000 A Day, Says RBI

Business, News
On December 28, the RBI had revised the cash withdrawal limit from Rs 2,500 to Rs 4,500, which came into force on January 1, 2017. The move had been hailed by cash-strapped people all over the country. The RBI had imposed these limits in November after the government announced a ban on all high-value currency notes, and said it would replace them with new notes. Long queues had been visible outside banks and ATMs following the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. "The limit on withdrawals from ATMs has been enhanced from the current limit of Rs 4,500 to Rs 10,000 per day per card. It will be operative within the existing overall weekly limit," the central bank said in a statement. However, the weekly withdrawal limit from banks remain at Rs 24,000 per week. The limit o...
As Paytm becomes a bank on Jan 15, what will happen to your money in the wallet?

As Paytm becomes a bank on Jan 15, what will happen to your money in the wallet?

Apps, Business, News
The existing wallets will move from One97 Communication Ltd (the company currently behind Paytm) to Paytm Payments Bank Ltd. Over the next five days, the money in 160 million Paytm wallets will show up in a corresponding number of Paytm Payment Bank wallets as the wallet company becomes a payments bank. As news of the change emerged, some social media chatter created panic amongst Paytm users who thought they would lose the amount in their accounts. Paytm has scotched these rumours. This doesn’t mean people with a Paytm wallet need to open an account with the bank to continue to use the wallet. In a 6 December 2016 notification, Paytm said that as per Reserve Bank of India guidelines, its wallet would be transferred to the newly incorporated Paytm Payments Bank. “Your Paytm wallet wi
World Student’s Day Celebrated on APJ Abdul Kalam’s Birth Anniversary

World Student’s Day Celebrated on APJ Abdul Kalam’s Birth Anniversary

News
The Former President of India, APJ Abdul Kalam was a scientist who made India proud with his missile defence programme. But his favourite job was teaching and that’s how he wanted the world to remember him. Due to his love for childrens and students and promoting education, the United Nations declared his birthday October 15 as ‘World Student’s Day’ in 2010. Even today students across the nation looked up to him. His quotes are still shared on social networking sites. His sudden demise on July 27, 2015 shocked the nation but Kalam died doing what he loved best i.e teaching. Delivering a lecture to the students of IIM Shillong, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam fell down the stage suffering a stroke and passed away almost instantly. The entire nation grieved his demise irrespective of caste, creed, lo
BigRock .COM Domain at Rs. 99 – 6 Reasons to choose Bigrock

BigRock .COM Domain at Rs. 99 – 6 Reasons to choose Bigrock

Domains, Shopping
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Indian messaging platform Hike raises $175 million

Indian messaging platform Hike raises $175 million

Apps, Business
Indian messaging startup Hike Messenger has raised more than $175 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Limited and Foxconn Technology Group that values the company at nearly $1.4 billion. The company, which bills itself as India's only homegrown messaging platform, has so far raised $250 million overall in four rounds of investment, the fourth being the highest, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. Its existing investors SoftBank Group, Bharti Enterprises and Tiger Global also participated in the fourth round. The homegrown messaging platform has 100 million users in India out of which 95 percent are Indians. "Hike users, on an average, exchange 40 billion messages per month and spend 120 minutes per user per week on the platform," the company said in the stat...
Dr Abdul Kalam’s First Death Anniversary

Dr Abdul Kalam’s First Death Anniversary

News
APJ Kalam known as Indian Missile man. APJ Kalam contribution to ISRO is will know worldwide. APJ Kalam also served the 11th President of India. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. The simple man and living very simple life is role model for Indian Student. Many occasion he interacted with Student. The Student community is very inspired and motivated by APJ Kalam. APJ Kalam heavily contributed his knowledge during nuclear test of Pokhran-II in 1998. He wrote very famous book India 2020 to show vision for developed India by 2020. While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent cardiac arrest on 27 July 2015, aged 83. Thousands including nation
The Latest Features of Android N

The Latest Features of Android N

Technology
Google had released a developer preview of the new Android, termed Android N (for now), a month and a half earlier, to get developers acclimatized to the new ecosystem. However, Google released a working beta available only for Nexus phones. Here's the latest features of Android N:   1. Multi-Window Support: Multi-windows have been there for a while now, in Samsung and HTC phones, but Android has integrated the feature seamlessly inside the operating system this time. Guranteeing spikes in productivity, users can now run two apps simultaneosly. In Android tablets, the multi window will work picture-in-picture style so you can monitor tweets simultaneously with watching the latest Game Of Thrones episode. The possibilites of multi-tasking now seems endless. You can now look at...