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Abu Dhabi's Mubadala to buy 1.85% stake in Jio Platforms

The interest in Jio Platforms highlights its potential to become the dominant player in India’s digital economy

05 Jun 2020 9:17 AM

Won't promote those who support racism, violence, injustice: Snapchat takes Trump off recommendations

It could hit the President’s election campaign among Gen Z on the platform where within eight months he had gained 1.5 million subscribers.

04 Jun 2020 5:00 PM

Trump administration says won't let India, others tax US tech firms like Google

The US Trade Representative office has announced investigations into nations, including India, with digital services tax.

03 Jun 2020 10:40 PM

Pushing for WhatsApp digital payments, Facebook picks up stake in Indonesia’s Gojek after Jio

We can help bring millions of small businesses and their customers into the largest digital economy in Southeast Asia, WhatsApp's COO said.

03 Jun 2020 9:21 PM

Facebook works Jaadhu on Jio for Rs 43,574 crore

Facebook incorporates new company to acquire 9.9 per cent stake in Jio.

03 Jun 2020 7:16 PM

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Now jazz up your Facebook profile with songs from Saregama's catalogue

A deal between Saregama and Facebook enables users to choose from over one lakh songs in more than 25 languages to add to their videos.

03 Jun 2020 4:20 PM

Facebook miffed as Singapore government gets dissident's pages blocked

It is legally compelled to comply with government orders to block pages but criticised it saying the law would stifle voices on the internet

01 Jun 2020 8:47 PM

Google could pick up stake in Vodafone Idea

A report in the Financial Times says Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is looking to buy 5 per cent stake in Vodafone's India business.

28 May 2020 11:26 PM

Aussie papers go digital, downsize as COVID, unpaid content aggregation by Google, Facebook take toll

Ad revenue has declined making print operations unsustainable while Big Tech makes money on newspaper content without paying the publishers.

28 May 2020 4:43 PM

JioMart, self-declared as a kirana store aggregator, launches in 200 cities without them

Grocery is 70% of Indian retail market, with 90% driven by neighbourhood shops. Will Reliance include them, subdue them or wipe them out?

26 May 2020 5:54 PM

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Big technology firms should be stopped from turning the world into a China, Noam Chomsky says

He is referring to China's social credit system that tracks citizens to award/deduct points on a score determining one's access to services.

25 May 2020 5:08 PM

Work from home being sold as the new culture by tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter

It enables companies to cut the cost of rent, power and other charges from maintaining an office

22 May 2020 4:54 PM

Was behind in 2016, but confident of stopping election interference this time, Zuckerberg says

Facebook had been accused of helping Trump win in 2016 through misinformation that was posted by foreign governments online.

21 May 2020 9:18 PM

Warning messages will pop-up on Facebook Messenger if you're chatting with a potential scammer

The safety notices will pop up if activity taking place in the background is deemed suspicious by artificial intelligence software.

21 May 2020 8:37 PM

Australian watchdog suggests boycott of Google, Facebook to force them to pay for news

The radical idea was among a series of possible bargaining tools put forward by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

19 May 2020 5:25 PM

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As EU seeks accountability, Mark Zuckerberg urges approach that won't turn Big Tech into smaller firms

European Commission working on a Digital Service Act to curb powers of US big tech — even as Google, Facebook lobby hard against tough terms

19 May 2020 4:58 PM

Bois locker room: HC seeks response from Google, Facebook, Twitter on plea to remove content

The Bois Locker Room Instagram chat group of 17-18 year-old boys from affluent Delhi families was exposed discussing raping their classmates

19 May 2020 3:36 PM

YouTube, WhatsApp abound with conspiracy theories accusing Bill Gates of starting the virus outbreak

In recent months, 5G networks and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros have also been blamed for creating COVID-19

18 May 2020 10:09 PM

Accused of stifling competition, Google slapped with antitrust cases in US

In 2013, the Federal Trade Commission closed an extensive investigation into Google’s alleged abuses without taking any action.

16 May 2020 4:50 PM

Why India needs to be the centre for content moderation reform

A significant number of moderators for most platforms are contracted through companies such as Cognizant, Genpact, and Accenture.

16 May 2020 3:10 PM

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