Tag Archives: Worldwide

WhatsApp on New Year’s Eve: 20 Billion Messages Sent in India, 75 Billion Worldwide

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp says this is the highest-ever user activity on a single day More than 13 billion images, 5 billion videos were shared worldwide Interestingly, WhatsApp suffered an outage late on New Year’s eve WhatsApp users in India sent over 20 billion messages on December 31 as they ushered in 2018 with wishes to family and friends. In a release, WhatsApp ... Read More »

SHAREit Says It Has 1.2 Billion Users Worldwide

Popular mobile file sharing app SHAREit has achieved 1.2 billion user base worldwide. Starting with 100 million downloads in March 2014, SHAREit touched 1.2 billion users worldwide in a span of two-and-a-half years, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The app is available on Android, iOS, and Windows. “We are very proud and grateful to all our users globally. SHAREit is a popular ... Read More »

YouTube roll out in-app video sharing and messaging to users worldwide

YouTube today is launching a new sharing feature in its mobile app, previously in testing with users in select markets. The feature allows YouTube users to send their friends videos and chat from within a new tab in the mobile app – effectively turning YouTube into a mobile messenger of sorts. The feature has been in testing since the middle of last year, ... Read More »

Huawei P9 Worldwide Sales Have Topped 9 Million, Claims Company

  Chinese handset maker Huawei has claimed that it has sold over 9 million Huawei P9 units globally since the smartphone’s launch in April. The company made the announcement at an event on Thursday. Notably, the company back in September had claimed that it sold 6 million P9 smartphones, which means the company has sold an additional 3 million units ... Read More »

Mobile Internet Usage Worldwide Beats Desktop for First Time: StatCounter

The dominance of smartphones in the technology space has been ever-increasing, more so in the recent time. Internet business are now becoming mobile-exclusive as more and more users are now opting to use the Web through a hand-held device. Now, a fresh study finds that, for the first time, mobile and tablet Internet usage in October exceeded desktop usage worldwide. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Still Being Used by Over a Million People Worldwide: Report

Samsung’s reputation may have taken a huge hit in doing so, but the company announced the worldwide recall and halt of sales of the Galaxy Note 7 due to explosion cases associated with the smartphone. The South Korean company even urged its customers around the world to switch off the device and hand it back to the company for a ... Read More »

Samsung to Issue Worldwide Recall of Galaxy Note 7: Report

  In an unprecedented move, Samsung will reportedly issue a recall of Galaxy Note 7 units shipped worldwide, after reports that some of the devices exploded while being charged. “The most important thing is the safety of our customers and we don’t want to disappoint our loyal customers,” a Samsung official who spoke on the condition of anonymity told Yonhap ... Read More »

Worldwide Protests Supporting Apple in Encryption Fight With FBI Planned By Internet Rights Group

Protesters are preparing to assemble in more than 30 cities to lash out at the FBI for obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December’s mass shootings in Southern California. The protests organized by the Internet rights group Fight for the Future are scheduled to occur ... Read More »