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TikTok may be giving itself a facelift by mimicking profile designs from Instagram

Recently, TikTok reached 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the App Store

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After TikTok and Byte, the latest short-video app to hit the internet is Google’s Tangi

Google has joined the race to launch short-video making apps

Source: Internet

Author Stephen King quits Facebook due to misinformation and fake news

The 72-year-old King is politically active and very outspoken regarding his views on US President Donald Trump. 

Source: Internet

Indian girls develop ideas through coding at Apple’s Macro Vision Academy in Madhya Pradesh

Indian girls are busy training in coding and soon, you may see them representing the country at Apple’s annual flagship Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC) in California.

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News aggregator app Flipboard is launching a new feature aimed at bringing local news coverage

The news aggregator initially tested the local news product with Toronto.

Indian online food delivery market is growing rapidly

Indian online food delivery market growing rapidly, to hit $8bn by 2022

The rapid digitisation and growth in both online buyer base and offline spending will help achieve this number

Source: Internet

Google mulls to bring live transcription to its Translate app for Android

In the beginning, it reportedly will not work with audio files.

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DSCI and TikTok quiz to spread awareness about online privacy

The in-app quiz asks users interesting questions pertaining to their awareness of online privacy

Source: Internet

Ferns N Petals becomes first brand to launch Alexa Skill for gift delivery in Asia

In Phase 1, Alexa Skill will be launched for existing customers who have an account with Ferns N Petals and have a saved address in their profile. 

Source: Internet

China takes over Indian market with applications like TikTok

There are more than 200 million users of TikTok in India out of the 700 million users globally.

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Facebook down due to 'degraded performance' on Sunday

Users in the UK, the US and parts of Europe, and Asia were not able to access News Feed and Notifications

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Sunera Tech opens third Centre for Digital Acceleration in Hyderabad

Sunera, which has 1,300 employees, plans to hire another 1000 in 12-18 months.

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Telegram introduces new feature  'Polls 2.0' to enrich the learning experience of users

With this, the users can now explore three new kinds of Telegram Polls - Visible Votes, Multiple Answers and Quiz Mode
 

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Tweet with the Tricolour India Gate emoji to celebrate Republic Day

The emoji will be live until January 30 and will be available in English as well as ten Indian languages