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Apple adds PayPal support to its ecosystem

Apple has now added the support for online payment gateway PayPal for purchases through its ecosystem, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music and iBooks across iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices using a PayPal account. The PayPal support is available for users in the US, Britain, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. “This provides a secure and versatile payment method to meet the

Instagram acquires video-sharing app Luma

Photo and video-sharing site Instagram has reportedly acquired video-sharing app Luma which allows users to capture and add filters to videos. This is reportedly the first ever acquisition by Instagram, for an undisclosed amount, as the site aims at implementing new features to its photo and video-sharing abilities. According to Mashable, similar to how Instagram users can add colors, Luma lets users capture and stylize videos by adjusting brightness, contrast

WhatsApp goes free on iOS, gets new features

Popular mobile messaging service, WhatsApp, has finally gone free on iOS. While it was always free on Android, WhatsApp used to cost $0.99 on iOS, which also made it among the all-time top 10 revenue grossing apps on the App Store. Despite growing competition in the mobile messaging space, WhatsApp has maintained its leadership, claiming over 250 million monthly active users with more than 27 billion messages processed in a single day. The