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With FIFA just around the corner, Snapchat had already tied up with FIFA by providing some great FIFA related content. According to recent sources, FIFA is all set to gain team up with Snapchat to continue to provide even more ways to enjoy the World Cup. This partnership will enable users to decorate both their photo and video snaps with the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia branded augmented reality lenses, filters and stickers.
ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd, the operator of online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar.com, has raised $200Mn in a round led by SoftBank Vision Fund. This new round came just eight months after PolicyBazaar raised $77 million in a Series E round at a valuation of $500 million. It also comes days after another Indian tech startup, food delivery company Swiggy, joined the unicorn club after raising $210 million.
With Apple’s decision to remove the earphone jack from the iPhone 7 having far-reaching consequences on the entire industry, it probably comes as good news that Apple has decided to not do away with the Lightning port. Most wireless charging technology today is incredulously slow and complex, taking much longer than the average Android wired charger. The removal of the port also means all the benefits associated with it, such as being able to connect your phone to your PC via USB.
Facebook has confirmed the presence of a Your Time on Facebook feature hidden in the Android app of the service, that lets users how much time they’ve been spending on the social networking site for the last 7 days, and an option to set a reminder to alert you once you’ve spent more than your self-imposed limit on the app. Facebook has already made changes to its news feed algorithms to display more encouraging and actively engaging content than clickbait and viral videos.
Travel enterprise Yatra Online is planning to raise about $50 million in funsing through an ordinary share sale, aiming to sell about 9 million shares; and is planning to use the funds for business and development purposes. The company claims to have ties with over 70k hotels in India and about 800k across the globe; raking in profits worth $3.6 million in Q4 2017.
According to recent news, Google is all set to update its Ad tools with more transparency and a much better control. The new Ad settings would enable the consumers to better understand and gain control about how Ad’s should be available to them. The new update will enable the consumers to browse the web with much more confidence since they know that Google is here to keep their needs in mind.
In reply to Swiggy raising another $210 million in funding and getting valued at more than a billion dollars, foodtech rival Zomato is looking to raise $400 million from existing investors at a valuation of around $2 billion. Zomato is focusing exclusively on its Zomato Gold service that offers deals like 2+2 on drinks and 1+1 on food across 2000 restaurants in India. Swiggy has raised around $465 million in funsing, compared to Zomato’s $444 million.
According to recent news, Google has all set to begin sending notices saying goodbye to old Adwords. Google has made itself sound quite serious in warning the world regarding the seriousness of the new Adwords. The news has been made by Google since March stating that it would end the old Adwords interface by the end of this year. As per some advertisers, notifications has been issued that their accounts would be switched to a new interface starting as early as July.
According to reports, Reddit is all set to launch a new “News” tab which is currently into beta testing. Reddit is an American web content rating and discussion website. The news about this launch came rolling out since this week. Reddit had already done an initial test for this feature wherein an alpha version was already shipped to some of the Reddit iOS app users.
Instagram has announced that it has reached a billion active monthly users, up from 800 million in September last year, and 500 million daily active users. Being owned by Facebook just doesn’t seem to affect its popularity, and it has helped Facebook share prices go up 2.2 percent to $202. The meteoric rise in audience – sharply contrasting Snapchat’s and Facebook’s trends, will be a perfect catalyst to the launch of the IGTV feature.
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