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No deadline for whatsapp privacy policy

A WhatsApp spokesperson said that no accounts will be deleted on May 15 for not accepting the policy update

08 May 2021 12:17 AM

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation

The company said that it has started using human reviewers to assess whether tweets violate its policy against COVID vaccine misinformation

02 Mar 2021 12:00 PM

India top over-performer in frontier technologies

Over-performance is measured as the difference between the actual index rankings and the estimated index rankings based on per capita income

26 Feb 2021 7:32 AM

Koo crosses 3 million users, popularity surges amid Twitter row

The company is strongly positioning the app as part of India's self-reliant journey

11 Feb 2021 5:15 PM

Explainer: The Indian Twitter rival staging a Koo

Twitter has locked horns with New Delhi this month over the order to remove more than 1,100 accounts and posts on farmer protests

11 Feb 2021 10:03 AM


Twitter seeks dialogue with IT Minister after order to block 1,178 accounts

The microblogging platform also noted that safety of its employees is a 'top priority'

09 Feb 2021 12:39 PM

Airtel says network 5G ready; demonstrates live 5G service in Hyderabad

The company said Airtel 5G is capable of delivering 10x speeds, 10x latency and 100x concurrency when compared to existing technologies

29 Jan 2021 12:38 AM

Majority of WhatsApp users may not use pay features if it shares info with FB: Survey

The survey conducted around Whatsapp new proposed policy across the country covering over 17,000 respondents

28 Jan 2021 11:51 PM

Facebook to 'turn down the temperature' by reducing political talk on the platform

The move comes as Facebook wrangles with whether Trump's suspension from the network for 'fomenting insurrection' should stand

28 Jan 2021 5:03 PM

Makers of Sophia the robot plan mass rollout amid pandemic

Hanson believes robotic solutions to the pandemic are not limited to healthcare, but could assist customers in other industries too

25 Jan 2021 1:06 PM


WhatsApp treating Indian users differently from Europeans matter of concern: Centre to HC

The central government told that Indian users were being 'unilaterally' subjected to the change in privacy policy by WhatsApp

25 Jan 2021 12:34 PM

Google's parent deflates internet-beaming balloon company

The goal at that time was to launch thousands of massive balloons 20 kilometers into the stratosphere

23 Jan 2021 2:45 PM

CBI registers case against Cambridge Analytica, Global Science Research for illegal data harvesting

Preliminary enquiry showed that GSR had created an app, authorised by Facebook to collect specific user datasets for research in 2014

22 Jan 2021 12:48 PM

WhatsApp delays new privacy policy by three months amid severe criticism

The policy change was originally scheduled to come into effect on February 8, the Facebook-owned company said

16 Jan 2021 1:45 PM

WhatsApp faces first legal challenge in India over privacy

WhatsApp has made a mockery out of our fundamental right to privacy, the petition said

16 Jan 2021 12:22 AM


Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge

Signal was downloaded by 17.8 million users over the past 7 days, a 62-fold rise from the prior week, according to data from Sensor Tower

14 Jan 2021 12:21 AM

US Capitol Hill siege: Google pulls Parler from app shop for 'egregious content'

Facebook and Twitter banned Trump accounts Friday due to fear he would use them to instigate another attack such as the one on Wednesday

09 Jan 2021 1:41 PM

Robotic technology deployed by Air India to disinfect aircraft interiors

Air India Express said there are plans to extend this technology for its aircraft operating from other airports in its network in India

08 Jan 2021 1:16 PM

ISRO successfully launches Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C49

The international satellites — one from Lithuania, four each from Luxembourg and the USA

08 Nov 2020 3:33 AM

As easy as sending a message: WhatsApp Pay starts service in India

In 2018, the Facebook-owned company had started testing its UPI-based payments service in India

06 Nov 2020 4:26 PM