Hackers had access to some Microsoft Outlook accounts for 3 months

Vignesh Ananthraj

Microsoft has sent out notifications to a few of its Outlook users informing them that hackers had access to their emails and ....

15 April, 2019

India using data much better than global counterparts: Dell EMC index

Vignesh Ananthraj

India has produced much less data than its global counterparts in the past year but it is one of the leaders at using this data ....

26 March, 2019
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Parliament panel summons Twitter CEO amid allegations of bias

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

11 February, 2019

Facebook users in India will now know who paid for political ads

Reuters

Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country’s ....

8 February, 2019

India most digitally mature country, finds Dell Technologies study

Anand J

India has emerged as the most digitally mature market in the world, according to a study by Dell Technologies. India secured a ....

31 January, 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
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Jio, Paytm support lawful interception of messages on OTT platforms

Payal Ganguly

Telecom company Reliance Jio and Alibaba-backed digital wallet firm Paytm are in favour of lawful interception of messages sent ....

10 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Cloud's popularity soars but policy challenges are on the horizon

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing has been among the biggest talking points in technology this year, as large Indian enterprises embarked on digital ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Policy moves that shook the startup ecosystem

Payal Ganguly

The year saw the powers that be take proactive measures to regulate and create a framework for emerging technologies, which took ....

24 December, 2018

Facebook says user permission was a condition for preferential data access

Reuters

Facebook Inc said it did not give some companies access to people's data without their permission, after the New York Times ....

19 December, 2018
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Latest Facebook bug may have affected nearly 7 mn users

Reuters

Facebook Inc said on Friday it has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people who used Facebook login ....

14 December, 2018

Google+ shutdown fast-tracked as new privacy bug affects 52.5 mn users

Reuters

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it would shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of ....

11 December, 2018

How Facebook gave Netflix, others 'special access' to user data

Reuters

Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off ....

6 December, 2018

Knowledge-sharing site Quora says 100 million users hit by security breach

Reuters

About 100 million users of Quora were affected by unauthorized access to one of its systems by a “malicious third party,” ....

4 December, 2018

Luxury hotel chain Marriott says 500 million guests at risk after database hack

Reuters

Marriott International said on Friday that hackers illegally accessed its Starwood Hotels brand's reservation database ....

30 November, 2018

International regulators probe Facebook over fake news and data violation

Shweta Sharma

On Tuesday, lawmakers from nine countries took Mark Zuckerberg, founder of social networking giant Facebook, to task over fake ....

28 November, 2018

Scamsters use Google Maps flaw to dupe people: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Scamsters have identified a loophole in the Google Maps interface that allows them to con users to give up sensitive personal ....

20 November, 2018

Google to roll out Safety Center in India in nine local languages

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google said it is expanding its Safety Center, an online platform for protecting users' privacy, to India with ....

14 November, 2018

Telecom regulator mulls framework for WhatsApp, other OTT services

Payal Ganguly

The country’s telecom regulator has issued a consultation paper to explore a regulatory framework for over-the-top (OTT) ....

13 November, 2018

Mastercard says it's now storing all Indian payments transaction data locally

Reuters

Global card payments giant Mastercard is storing its new Indian transaction data locally, the company said on Tuesday, as ....

30 October, 2018

Paytm says consumer data safe as 3 arrested over theft of founder's data

Reuters

Police have detained three people, including the spokeswoman of the country's biggest digital payments company Paytm, over ....

23 October, 2018