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Australia's pay-for-news law: Facebook, Google won't have to give out user data, says regulator

The final draft of the bill could be introduced into Parliament in late October.

17 Sep 2020 10:52 PM

Sony launching PlayStation 5 on November 12, right behind Microsoft Xbox X on November 10

The current PlayStation 4 has outsold Xbox by more than two to one, but Microsoft hopes to take the battle back to Sony.

17 Sep 2020 10:24 PM

US says WeChat ‘ban’ might impair messaging but will not draw criminal charges for users

Using the app to communicate won’t be a banned transaction, although messaging on it could be “directly or indirectly impaired” by the ban.

17 Sep 2020 9:32 PM

Trump still scrutinising Oracle-TikTok deal, regrets that US won’t get a slice of the pie

Some Republicans raise concerns that ByteDance would maintain access to information on the 100 million TikTok users in the US.

17 Sep 2020 9:00 PM

Google Glass may not have taken off but Facebook eyes AR space with Ray-Ban smart glasses

“Imagine a pair of glasses that add a 3D layer of contextually relevant, meaningful information on top of the physical world,” Facebook said

17 Sep 2020 7:17 PM

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US on the lookout for 5 Chinese superhackers who targeted India

In the attacks, the conspirators installed 'Cobalt Strike' malware on Indian government-protected computers, the indictment said

17 Sep 2020 3:49 PM

Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan gives hate speech hearing a miss

Last week, a Delhi Assembly panel had summoned him to determine if the social networking site deliberately ignored instances of hate speech.

15 Sep 2020 8:41 PM

Facebook not doing enough to stop election manipulation, says fired employee

She said she found multiple blatant attempts by foreign national governments to abuse the platform on vast scales to mislead the citizenry.

15 Sep 2020 8:15 PM

European Union top court verdict keeps the internet egalitarian

The European Court of Justice on Tuesday issued its first interpretation of the EU’s net neutrality rules since they were adopted in 2015.

15 Sep 2020 7:22 PM

As YouTube Shorts gets rolled out in India, could it dull desi TikToks' allure?

YouTube Shorts videos are limited to 15 seconds, according to the Google-owned platform used by some 2 billion people worldwide.

15 Sep 2020 6:26 PM

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US government considers Oracle's bid for TikTok, but China says deal won't go through

The bid would be handled by a government panel that reviews foreign transactions for national security concerns.

15 Sep 2020 5:32 PM

Tech This Week | Regulating online pharmacies must be an inclusive exercise

The draft amendments and the e-pharmacy space needs to be more platform friendly as we advance.

12 Sep 2020 8:39 PM

Leading drone maker DJI being sidelined in US-China rift changes tack to preserve dominance

Years before the push to ban TikTok and WeChat and blacklisting Huawei, DJI was already under watch as a potential national security threat.

11 Sep 2020 9:29 PM

'It’ll either be closed up or they’ll sell it', Trump says, refusing to extend TikTok sale deadline

In an executive order last month, Trump had set a September 15 deadline for the Chinese app to either sell to a US company or shut it down.

11 Sep 2020 8:50 PM

Microsoft warns of Russia, China hackers' attempts to influence US elections

Foreign activity groups have stepped up efforts targeting the election as had been anticipated, Microsoft corporate vice president Tom Burt.

11 Sep 2020 5:02 PM

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Android having pulled out long ago, Huawei set to launch own jazzed up HarmonyOS

The source code for HarmonyOS will be made available beginning in December to software developers who create apps for smartphones.

10 Sep 2020 10:34 PM

Facebook facing heat for sending EU data to US, which, like China, is accused of snooping

A recent court ruling found that some trans-Atlantic data transfers don’t protect users from American government snooping.

10 Sep 2020 6:49 PM

Over 40 rights groups write to Zuckerberg seeking Ankhi Das' removal as India Policy Chief

The rights group said the bias in policy led by Ankhi Das had spurred violence against minorities in India.

10 Sep 2020 5:40 PM

Over 40 rights groups write to Zuckerberg seeking Ankhi Das' removal as India Policy Chief

The rights groups said the bias in policy led by Ankhi Das had spurred violence against minorities in India.

10 Sep 2020 5:40 PM

Not enough to remove hate speech, social networks must archive evidence: Human Rights Watch

Online posts could also help document atrocities and abuses such as chemical weapons attacks in Syria and police abuse in the United States.

10 Sep 2020 4:22 PM

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