Facebook looking for digital coin head; IT firms shrug blame for aircraft malfunction: Reports

Vignesh Ananthraj

Facebook is on a hunt to find an expert to run the Libra project, its newly launched digital blockchain currency, according to ....

1 July, 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

Madras High Court lifts ban on short-video app TikTok

Payal Ganguly

The Madras High Court on Wednesday lifted the ban it had imposed three weeks ago on short-video app TikTok in connection with ....

24 April, 2019

Why enterprises are adopting cloud-based contact centres to up their digital game

Vignesh Ananthraj

In the early years of the new millennium, companies began to realise the value of contact centres for the purpose of better understanding ....

11 April, 2019

Madras HC wants Centre to ban short-video app TikTok

Payal Ganguly

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has directed the central government to ban short-video app TikTok in the country ....

4 April, 2019

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram face major global outage


Facebook Inc struggled to restore its services fully on Thursday after a 17-hour partial outage made the world's largest ....

14 March, 2019

Indian lawmakers summon Facebook officials to discuss protecting citizens' rights


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

22 February, 2019

Despite big digital strides, India still trails top economies: NASSCOM-govt report

Anand J

India is going digital faster than any other major world economy barring Indonesia, according to an index compiled by IT lobby ....

21 February, 2019

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


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


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


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

India’s bid to regulate online content threatens entry of e-cigarette maker JUUL

Anirban Ghoshal

American e-cigarette maker JUUL's plans to enter India may have hit a roadblock as the IT ministry’s proposed rules ....

6 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

Facebook beats Q4 profit estimates on strong digital ad business


Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected profit on Wednesday, showing that digital advertisers were still flocking to spend ....

31 January, 2019

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


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

11 January, 2019

Upcoming elections to double mobile data consumption in 2019: Report

Shweta Sharma

Data consumption on mobile phones is expected to grow at least two-fold in 2019 due to increased engagement by political parties ....

3 January, 2019

Facebook to train 5 million Indians in digital skills by 2021

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. aims to train 5 million people in digital skills in India over the next three years, a top ....

26 November, 2018

Indian govt’s data requests to Facebook jump 68% in first half of 2018

Shweta Sharma

The Indian government’s requests for data to Facebook Inc., amid concerns surrounding fake news and data privacy, jumped ....

19 November, 2018

How a tiny forensic lab is helping tech giant Facebook fight fake news


A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among U.S. ....

8 August, 2018

WhatsApp worry: Cybersecurity firm says scammers can change messages

Shweta Sharma

Facebook Inc.-owned messaging service WhatsApp, already facing heat over its use to spread false information and rumours, may ....

8 August, 2018

Social media site Reddit says hackers accessed user data


Social media network Reddit said on Wednesday a hacker broke into a few of its systems and accessed some user data, ....

2 August, 2018