Natasha Lomas, writing for TechCrunch:

Two WhatsApp blog sites, and WABetaInfo, report spotting notification messages in the app which appear intended to warns users that they are at risk of forwarding some spam — by displaying a notice that the message “has been forwarded many times”.

A similar warning is also shown displayed on a frequently forwarded message when it’s received, although the feature is described as still in development and it’s not clear whether WhatsApp intends to officially roll it out or not.

I think WhatsApp first needs to offer a way to mark messages manually before they introduce the feature described above.

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In a report published today on ETtech, the headline reads, “UIDAI launches facial authentication to give more ‘choice’ for Aadhar Authentication“. First of all, Aadhaar is misspelled as ‘Aadhar’ in the headline itself. According to … Read more →

Airtel Starts Offering Complimentary Amazon Prime Membership for its Postpaid and V-Fiber Customers

Airtel — one of the largest telecom operators in India — has started offering complimentary Amazon Prime memberships to its postpaid and broadband customers in the country. Airtel and Amazon have partnered to offer these … Read more →

Dinakar Peri and Josy Joseph, reporting for The Hindu:

Arihant’s propulsion compartment was damaged after water entered it, according to details available with The Hindu. A naval source said water rushed in as a hatch on the rear side was left open by mistake while it was at harbour.