Whatsapp’s India unit reports Rs 62 lakh profits in first full year of operations

Shashank Didmishe

Whatsapp Application Services, the Indian unit of Facebook-owned Whatsapp, reported net profits at Rs 62 lakh for the financial ....

27 November, 2019

Indian government second only to US on Facebook data requests in H1 2019

Payal Ganguly

Requests for Facebook data by the Indian government increased 36.81% during the first six months of 2019 over comparable period ....

14 November, 2019
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Facebook India reports jump in FY19 revenues and profits

Shashank Didmishe

Facebook India Online Services, the Indian arm of the US-based social media giant, clocked a 71% growth in  revenues for ....

5 November, 2019

Facebook collaborates with SAIF Partners to mentor India’s SMBs

Supriya Roy

Facebook India has collaborated with venture capital firm SAIF Partners via its initiative, VC brand incubator program to fuel ....

31 October, 2019

Can Facebook News grab viewers from other publishers amid allegations of fake political ads?

Vignesh Ananthraj

Facebook recently rolled out a news section on its website, which chief executive Mark Zuckerberg described as “a dedicated ....

29 October, 2019

Enterprise Tech Dispatch: British parliamentary committee questions Zuckerberg over Facebook ads; Elon Musk tweets using personal satellite

Vignesh Ananthraj

The chair of the British parliamentary has questioned Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook's ad policy. SpaceX CEO tweets using ....

22 October, 2019
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Govt to notify new intermediary rules by January 2020

Payal Ganguly

The notification of new intermediary rules by the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) will be completed ....

22 October, 2019

Half a dozen senior Ola executives quit; Delhi HC seeks govt response over VoIP breach

Tanmay Tiwary

Ride-hailing giant Ola sees several senior executives quit. Government likely to wait before placing the draft Personal Data Protection ....

22 October, 2019

TechThisWeek: 5G auctions; Flipkart and Amazon; Facebook and Twitter; Cars24

Shweta Sharma & Prajeet Nair & Vignesh Ananthraj

Inaugurating the annual India Mobile Congress, communications and information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced ....

19 October, 2019

People should decide what is credible, not tech companies: Zuckerberg

Vignesh Ananthraj

Just days after Twitter announced that it will be curbing how users can react to world leaders who break the rules on posting ....

18 October, 2019
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India tops the list of govts that seek to censor online content

Supriya Roy

The Indian government has made the maximum number of content removal requests to major online platforms compared to its counterparts ....

3 October, 2019

TechThisWeek: Adam Neumann, Facebook ICC, IRCTC IPO, Alibaba and Ant Financial

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Anirban Ghoshal

Things have gone south all too quickly for WeWork, the SoftBank-backed co-working company that’s become the poster child ....

28 September, 2019

Enterprise Tech Dispatch: US MNCs moving jobs out due to visa curbs, glasses back in focus for big tech firms

Anirban Ghoshal

The Trump administration's curbs on H1-B visas have been a bone of contention for Indian IT services companies looking to ....

26 September, 2019

Facebook gets 4-year exclusive digital rights for ICC matches in India

Shashank Didmishe

Mark Zuckerberg-led social media platform Facebook has bagged exclusive digital content rights for four years for cricket matches ....

26 September, 2019

SC asks govt to review intermediary act, UIDAI says linking Aadhaar to social media needs new law

Payal Ganguly

The Supreme Court asked the government to frame guidelines to curb misuse of social media while ensuring privacy as part of its ....

25 September, 2019

Enterprise Tech Dispatch: Indian banks join blockchain wagon, social media firms irk cybercops

Anirban Ghoshal

Large Indian IT services firms and startups have been trying to use distributed ledger technology or blockchain to solve issues ....

25 September, 2019

Enterprise Tech Dispatch: Facebook acquires mind control tech startup, Huawei warns of stopping investments

Anirban Ghoshal

Mark Zuckerberg-led social network Facebook is acquiring New York-based mind control tech developing startup CTRL-Labs for $500 ....

24 September, 2019

Madras HC wants to know if WhatsApp complies with IT Act; Flipkart focuses on small towns for festive sale

Team TC

The Madras High Court has asked the social messaging platform Whatsapp to confirm whether it complies with the Information Technology ....

24 September, 2019

Listen: There’s a lot more to blockchain than cryptocurrencies

Vignesh Ananthraj

In June this year, Mumbai based Koinex became the latest cryptocurrency startup in India to shutter operations. In a blog post, ....

14 September, 2019

Facebook vice president Nick Clegg pitches for cross border data flow

Payal Ganguly

Nick Clegg, vice president, global affairs and communications, Facebook, believes sharing data is important for national security. Clegg ....

13 September, 2019

Govt may ask Facebook, Google, others to sell public data of users: Report

Team TC

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) is considering issuing guidelines to make it mandatory for technology ....

9 September, 2019