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Smartphone apps are effective in reducing depression

A research showed that Smartphone apps are an effective option to treat depression. Smartphones open up non-stigmatising and self-managing avenues of care for the people with depression, the study says. Thus, smartphones can help them check, recognize and administer their own mental health. This may head for safe and accessible[Read More…]

Google launches mobile payments app, Tez in India

Google launches mobile payments app, Tez in India

Tech giant Google launched Tez, a mobile payment application which will enable people to transact money digitally. The app will be linked to bank accounts and will enable users to pay in a secure way–both physically and online. “Send money home to your family, split a dinner bill with friends,[Read More…]

Facebook Messenger hits 1.3 billion monthly active users mark

Facebook Messenger hits 1.3 billion monthly active users mark

Over 1.3 billion people around the world are now using Facebook Messenger every month, the company said. The Messenger crossed the one billion monthly active users (MAUs) mark in July 2016. “We’ve continued working hard to make Messenger the best it can be, introducing new masks, filters and reactions for[Read More…]

Nandan Nilekani appointed as new Infosys Chairman

Nandan Nilekani appointed as new Infosys Chairman

Ending all speculations, Nandan Nilekani was on Thursday named ZeeN after R Seshasayee and co-chair Ravi Venkatesan quit. Nilekani was one of the seven founders that set up Infosys more than three decades ago and served as its CEO from March 2002 to April 2007. In a sudden move, Infosys’[Read More…]

Bookings for JioPhone to start at 5 pm today

Bookings for JioPhone to start at 5 pm today

While the highly-awaited Jio Phones will hit the stores in September, the bookings for the same will start on Thursday at 5 pm. People who wish to buy the JioPhone, can pre-book it using MyJio app or by clicking on the ‘Keep me posted’ option available on the Reliance Jio[Read More…]

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