It was in July 2019 that Google had announced it is shuttering down its Adsense app on iOS and Android. Till now, the app had surprisingly not been killed. However, a report by 9to5Google reveals that the app will no longer be officially available to download. Google confirmed this to 9to5Google and said, “The AdSense mobile app is no longer available to download from Google Play and the Apple App Store. As an existing app user, you can still use it for now, but the experience will stop working in a few months.” If you aren’t aware of what AdSense is then here’s what Google has to say about it. “With AdSense, trusted advertisers show their ads on your site, generating revenue for you to keep creating great content and take your business to the next level.” In other words, it’s a revenue generation tool for content creators. Google had explained why it is shutting down the app. In a blog post published last year, the company said, We … [Read more...] about Google kills AdSense app on iOS, Android
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San Francisco: Despite its video conferencing app Teams breaking all records in the social distancing times, Microsoft said it would continue to invest in Skype that has crossed 40 million daily active users. Purchased in 2011 for $8.5 billion, Skype communication tool has failed to keep up with other messaging rivals to date, while Teams has seen a meteoric rise as millions of people work from home. "We're continuing to invest in Skype. It's growing through all this. You'll see some new features. You'll see Skype and Teams interoperate," Jeff Teper, CVP for Microsoft 365, told VentureBeat. Microsoft Teams registered a new daily record of 2.7 billion meeting minutes in a single day on March 31 - 200 per cent increase from 900 million on March 16. The number of weekly Teams mobile users grew more than 300 per cent from early February to March. "As Teams lands with consumers and does more things, I think people will pick Teams. But we're not going to be heavy-handed about this. … [Read more...] about Microsoft to keep investing in Skype despite success with Teams
“AXA runs a global monitoring service which searches for sites taking advantage of the AXA brand, however in some instances these websites slip through the net,” said an AXA spokeswoman on Tuesday. “From our initial investigations, it seems this website may be fraudulent. The issue has been escalated to AXA Group Security.” … [Read more...] about Axe for fake AXA website – but what about all the other scam investment sites flooding the internet?
By Raveendra Balivada Before we start this article, let’s do a bit of time travel (Avenger Endgame style)! On January 1, 2020, even though the economy was not at its best, it was still doing good. People were going to offices, businesses were being run as usual, and in fact, everything was going on as normal as they could. But come March-April, 2020, Dolphins and various other wild animals started paying us a visit (at places where you would have never imagined them) and of course, the lockdown happened. In the past couple of months, the bears have wreaked havoc in equity and debt markets! From a January 14 peak (17,349, Nifty50 - TRI), the indices fell to its lowest on March 23 (10,710, Nifty 50 - TRI), an unprecedented fall of almost ~38 per cent. TRI prices in dividend on the index into the price level. This brutal and swift correction left everybody with a common question in mind” should he/she keep on investing in the market? We did some number crunching on past … [Read more...] about Should you keep on investing in an uncertain market? Read this
By Ashish Modani When it comes to anything auspicious, many of us say “Shree Ganesh karte hai.” When we buy a new house, we start with Ganeshji; when kids get married, we start with Ganesh Vandana. But is buying a home just an event? Is getting our kids married is all about a two-day wedding. Well, we start thinking of our house much earlier in our life, maybe as soon as we start earning. We start planning for kid’s bright future much earlier. And all this preparation is all about money management. In the end, the dream has a price tag. How about starting preparation of those auspicious days during the most auspicious days of the year - Ganesh Chaturthi has just gone and India is celebrating the week-long festival. Now Ganesh ji is also offering us blessing as far as investments are concerned. Equity markets are low and probably you will not get a better time than this to start investing in equity mutual funds. Most investors think of starting investing only when … [Read more...] about Start your investment journey this Ganpati festival