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  • WhatsApp now lets you backup conversations to Google Drive. Here's how you can do it April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: WhatsApp has rolled out an update to its Android app that lets you backup your conversations to Google Drive, a feature that had been long requested by users. While there already had been an offline conversation backup option, the online backup feature is more convenient. It is available...
  • Reliance Jio launches Jio Chat, a full-featured messaging and calling app April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Limited's telecom arm Reliance Jio Infocomm has launched its own instant messaging and calling application Jio Chat. "With Jio Chat, you not only get to chat with your near ones but also have video and audio conferencing with them. You can also chat in groups, enjoy the...
  • Idol chat: Radhika Apte talks about her movie 'Hunterrr' March 28, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Radhika Apte talks about her latest release 'Hunterrr'. ...
  • New BBM Protected service offers secure exchange of IM chats on BlackBerry, iOS, Android phones March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Freak attacks and resulting concerns about digital privacy, BlackBerry has decided to offer a secure server for its BBM enterprise users across platforms to exchange messages through a new IM service. The BBM Protected for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry phones uses encryption keys which...
  • Idol chat: Ayushmaan Khurrana talks about his movies, their success and failure March 14, 2015

    Bollywood actor Ayushmaan Khurrana in an interview with CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks about his movies, their success and failure. ...
  • Idol chat: Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about his struggling days in Bollywood March 7, 2015

    Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about his struggling days in the film industry. ...
  • Google tests live chat service for businesses in search results February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Google is reportedly testing a service that lets businesses listed in its search results to have live chat with users. The feature shows whether a business is currently available and immediately launches the chat via Google Hangouts. The service resembles Path Talk's direct messaging platform with local businesses that...
  • Microsoft to discontinue support for Facebook chat, Google chat from Outlook.com in coming weeks February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft's email service-Outlook.com has sent an email to all its users that it was removing Facebook chat and Google chat support from its service. The company said that in the upcoming weeks it will discontinue support for the popular chats in a bid to push its own Skype chatting...
  • Twitter launches new group chat and video features January 28, 2015

    San Francisco: Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service. "Private conversations on Twitter are a great complement to the largely public experience on the platform," product director Jinen Kamdar, whose handle is @jinen, said...
  • Watch: Simple nonsensical conversation sounds even weirder in real life January 21, 2015

    Tinder is a dating app that lets you meet "hot singles in your are" (Yeah I know right! finally someone worked that out.) Anyway, people meet on Tinder and once they have selected their 'mate', they start the courting ritual of 'chatting'. Things like "Hey" and "Whazzzuuup!" somehow manage to...
  • Idot Chat: Priyanka Chopra talks about her 2015 releases 'Dil Dhadakne Do', 'Bajirao Mastani' January 3, 2015

    In exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra talks about how she plans her career and what goes into taking the decisions that she does. She also talks about her upcoming releases in 2015 'Dil Dhadakne Do', 'Bajirao Mastani'. ...
  • Paul Meeking, the paedophile Bengaluru teacher, escapes to Kuwait December 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: Paul Meekin, the alleged paedophile teacher of Bengaluru has escaped to Kuwait. The teacher is being probed by police in Britain and India. As per reports Paul Working has taken a false name in Kuwait. Paul was arrested while he was working at World School in Bengaluru for having...
  • Idol Chat: In conversation with Emraan Hashmi November 22, 2014

    Ahead of the release of his movie 'Ungli', actor Emraan Hashmi gets candid with CNN-IBN movies Editor Rajeev Masand and speaks about the ups and downs in his career in the last few years. ...
  • Watch: Director Ashutosh Gowariker opens up to Rajeev Masand November 1, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand in conversation with renowned director Ashutosh Gowariker. ...
  • Idol chat: Richa Chadda talks about 'Tamanchey' October 11, 2014

    CNN-IBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Bollywood actress Rich Chadda about her film 'Tamanchey'. ...
  • Google plans to launch new mobile chat app; aims to take on WhatsApp, Line October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Software giant Google plans to launch a mobile messaging app it is likely to test in India and other emerging markets, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Friday, citing sources. The daily said Google was in the early stages of development of the app, which will not make it mandatory...
  • Idol Chat: 'Finding Fanny' star cast open up on behind the scenes fun September 6, 2014

    CNNIBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to the star cast of 'Finding Fanny'. Actors Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor share their experience on working with director Homi Adajania. ...
  • Idol Chat: Priyanka Chopra on playing Mary Kom August 23, 2014

    Actress Priyanka Chopra whose upcoming movie 'Mary Kom' is all set to hit the theatres speaks about her experience playing the Olympian sportswoman. ...
  • Here's how you can use WhatsApp to help catch corrupt policemen August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The next time a police officer seeks a bribe or harasses you, don't feel frustrated. Help is at hand, literally in the form of your smartphone equipped with chat application Whatsapp. Apart from calling and registering a complaint, a recorded audio or video clip can be sent to the...
  • Idol Chat: Nawazuddin Siddiqui on his role in the movie 'Kick' August 2, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui as his movie 'Kick' hits theatres. With his new film he has touched new heights of commercial success. "Playing a bad guy is more fun," said Siddiqui. ...
  • Idol Chat: Salman Khan on his movie 'Kick' July 25, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actor Salman Khan as his movie 'Kick' hits theatres across the country ahead of Eid. ...
  • Idol chat: Without success nothing works in the industry, says Riteish Deshmukh July 12, 2014

    In conversation with CNN Ibn Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, actor Riteish Deshmukh said that he was happy over the success of 'Ek Villain'. He also talks about his upcoming projects which includes his first Marathi film 'Lai Bhari'. ...
  • 'For the shoot, I was Haider. And now, Haider is me': Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor are brutally honest with fans on a Twitter chat July 9, 2014

    Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a dark character in his upcoming film 'Haider', says although he prepared for the role the nagging thought that he's not 'good enough' for it kept haunting him throughout the shoot.An adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet', the film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is set...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews ' Ek Villain' and ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' June 28, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ek Villain' and 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Idol Chat: Meet stars of ' Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' June 28, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to stars of 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil', Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth. ...
  • Idol chat: Mark Wahlberg on ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' June 28, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg about his movie 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to feature on Anupam Kher's TV show June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan's rise from being a TV actor to becoming the second richest actor in the world with a net worth of $600 million, makes him an interesting subject for an inspirational chat show. No wonder then that Anupam Kher has invited the superstar for his show "...Kucch...
  • Facebook developing its own videochat app 'Slingshot' to rival Snapchat: Report May 19, 2014

    New York: Facebook Inc is developing its own videochat app, known internally as Slingshot, after its failed attempt to acquire mobile messaging startup Snapchat, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. Facebook has been working for several months on the planned videochat app, which would allow users to send short video messages...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'The Amazing Spider Man 2' May 3, 2014

    Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Amazing Spider Man 2'. Watch the video for more buzz from Bollywood and Hollywood. ...
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with Tiger Shroff May 3, 2014

    Catch the latest sensation in Indian film industry, Tiger Shroff, on Idol Chat with Rajeev Masand. He speaks about his latest film, 'Heropanti'. ...