Travis Kalanick building India team for cloud kitchen venture; Tencent invests in PolicyBazaar: Reports

Tanmay Tiwary

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick building an India team to operate CloudKitchens Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has begun building ....

11 November, 2019

CCI approves Hyundai, Kia’s 300 mn investment in Ola and its electric arm

Tanmay Tiwary

The Competition Commission of India has finally approved Hyundai and Kia's $300 million investment in Ola and its electric ....

31 October, 2019
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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

Enterprise Tech Dispatch: Twitter gets tough with world leaders; LinkedIn starts physical meetups

Vignesh Ananthraj

Social media giant Twitter said in an unbylined blog post on Tuesday that it would disallow users to interact with world leaders ....

16 October, 2019

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
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Twitter co-founder to back Kochi-based app development platform Sieve

Team TC

California and Kochi-based business and app development platform Sieve is set to raise funding from Twitter co-founder Christopher ....

1 October, 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

Twitter, TrustBridge join ShareChat’s $100 million funding round

Payal Ganguly

Regional social media platform ShareChat announced raising $100 million as part of its Series D round with participation from ....

16 August, 2019

Cityfurnish raises funding from Gmail creator, YouTube co-founder; Twitter may back ShareChat

Payal Ganguly

Gurugram-based Magneto Home Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online furniture and appliances rental marketplace Cityfurnish, ....

7 June, 2019
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Facebook and Google ask poll body not to make their exchanges public

Kavya Kothiyal

Following requests to Right to Information (RTI), Internet platforms such as Facebook and Google have told the poll body that ....

20 May, 2019

Twitter discloses bug that collects location data inadvertently

Anand J

Microblogging platform Twitter has apologised to its users on Apple's iOS platform for accidentally collecting and sharing ....

15 May, 2019

Twitter ropes in Network18 digital chief to head India operations

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Microblogging platform Twitter has hired Manish Maheshwari, the former chief executive officer of the digital arm of media and ....

22 April, 2019

Twitter faces more heat in India; Govt plans new framework for angel investors

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has cautioned Twitter that its top executives could face jail time and financial penalties if the microblogging ....

13 March, 2019

Indian lawmakers summon Facebook officials to discuss protecting citizens' rights

Reuters

An Indian parliamentary panel has summoned representatives of Facebook Inc, its messaging services WhatsApp and photo-sharing ....

22 February, 2019

Twitter, peers not doing enough to curb online abuse: CEO Jack Dorsey

Reuters

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Tuesday that Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done ....

13 February, 2019

Parliament panel summons Twitter CEO amid allegations of bias

Reuters

An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Inc's chief executive to appear before it later this month, after ....

11 February, 2019

Twitter beats Q4 profit estimates but active users decline

Reuters

Twitter Inc forecast first-quarter revenue that was below analyst estimates on Thursday and said the number of users fell in the ....

7 February, 2019

Tech giants ask IT ministry to ease draft norms for regulating internet content

Payal Ganguly

Global tech companies, civil society groups and academics have raised concerns over the Indian government’s draft rules ....

5 February, 2019

Social media giants gear up to fight Indian govt's proposal on regulating content

Reuters

Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would ....

11 January, 2019

Difficult to build the ‘perfect lock’ to check fake news, says Twitter's Jack Dorsey

Payal Ganguly

As Chhattisgarh goes to vote on Monday, kick-starting polls for five states and raising concerns of fake news flooding social ....

12 November, 2018