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Vine Users’ Phone Numbers, Email Addresses Were Briefly Exposed, Twitter Reveals

If you might remember, Twitter converted Vine into a dedicated camera app earlier this year. Shortly after, the company made Vine Archive live to help users see all Vines available on the site since 2013. While this was a noble idea in theory, it turns out that a bug that affected the Vine Archive potentially exposed the phone numbers and email addresses associated with Vine accounts to third-parties in certain conditions. Twitter has clarified that the bug in question affected the Vine Archive for less than 24 hours and has…

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Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Videos by US Users

  Twitter Inc on Tuesday stepped up its battle to attract video talent to its platform, saying it will allow US users who upload a video to share in any advertising revenue it generates. Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and YouTube are all competing to keep or recruit top video talent as they seek to cash in on the wave of televison-style advertising that has been moving to the internet. Twitter already offers revenue sharing to media and entertainment companies such as CBS Corp and the National Football League which post videos…

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Oculus Expands digital fact Arsenal, Highlights 1 Million equipment VR users

digital truth specialist Oculus is making an attempt to dazzle customers by means of including more entertainment and academic options to the Samsung tools headset in hopes of reworking the technological curiosity into a cultural phenomenon. the new choices introduced Wednesday include “Nomads,” a 3-dimensional video series from Felix & Paul Studios that examines wayfaring lifestyles in far off parts of the sector. there is also an upcoming online game referred to as “Tactera” that requires gamers to devise a battlefield strategy on a holographic tabletop, and any other 360-degree…

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Paytm Now Has 122 Million Active Users, Claims Investor

Paytm, one of India’s largest electronic payment platforms, has seen over five-fold rise in active users in one year, a senior company official said on Thursday. Ant Financial Services Group, an Alibaba Group affiliate, took 25 percent stake in One97, owner ofPaytm, as part of a strategic agreement in 2015. Peng Yijie, director of international business at Ant Financial, the financial arm of Internet commerce giant Alibaba, said that Paytm reached 122 million active users by the end of March. “About 5.6 times the figure in the beginning of 2015,”…

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Apple Shuts Down iTunes Allowance, Directs Users to Family Sharing

Apple no longer allows users to to set up iTunes Allowances for their kids as it plans to completely shut down the programme on May 25 this year. The feature allowed parents to set up a monthly credit line for kids to spend on App Store and iTunes. The announcement came via a support note on the Cupertino-based tech firm’s website. “After April 13, 2016, you will no longer be able to create a new iTunes Allowance. All existing allowances will cancel May 25, 2016,” the note said. The firm…

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Google Drive Now Lets Users Select Which Folders to Sync

Google has rolled out a new feature for its Drive desktop app for Windows and OS X that will now allow users to select which folders or sub-folders they want to sync and deselect the ones they don’t. Announcing the new feature, Aakash Sahney, Google Drive Product Manager, confirmed that the new features will roll out to users over the next few weeks. In order to access the new folder sync option, users will need to tap Menu > Preference > Sync Options > Sync only these folders. Google explains…

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