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TikTok’s Chinese Rival’s curious success in e-commerce
TikTok’s arch Chinese Rival, Kuaishou, has reportedly found unexpected success in its e-commerce business. Kuaishou, which competes with TikTok’s Chinese version Douyin, said that its online shopping orders have hit 500 million mark. Although these numbers are to be independently verified, this news has cheered up the company ahead of its upcoming IPO. Reports are rife that Kuaishou is now planning for a massive investment in its online shopping business as it prepares to take on big players like Alibaba and JD.com. As for Douyin or TikTok, several sources claim that it still has a big push to make in the e-commerce arena.
Twitter is not leaving any stone unturned for U.S Elections
Twitter is gearing up for the US elections by tightening the security of the accounts of high profile politicians. Much of this security beef up is fallout of the embarrassing account hacking incident in July, which saw the Twitter accounts of many high profile American celebrities getting hacked. To know more, click here.
Apple to Launch its first Official Online Store in India on September 23
Apple is all set to launch its online store in India on September 23. This will be tech giant’s first online store in world’s second largest smartphone market. According to reports, Apple’s all latest product will be available on the online store. Until now, Apple relied on third party e-commerce players like Amazon and Flipkart to sell its products to Indian customers. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook made the announcement on his Twitter account. Interestingly, Apple is also yet to open its official offline store in India.
Mozilla closes its two recently launched products
It is an open secret that Mozilla has been financially struggling ever since Google’s Chrome web browser started to dominate the internet world. Now in yet another sign that things aren’t improving for Mozilla, it has pull down shutters on its two recently launched products. To know more, please click here.