Megha Mandavia

  • Game set for big bucks on YouTube arena

    Game set for big bucks on YouTube arena

    Gaming is one of its most important verticals for YouTube in India, amid rising competition within the video category, with new entrants like the Chinese ByteDance-owned short-videos platform TikTok disrupting its unchallenged market.

    Stability's done, it's over to profitability: Mindtree CEO Debashis Chatterjee

    Stability's done, it's over to profitability: Mindtree CEO Debashis Chatterjee

    "When I joined, the priority was in terms of stability and continuity. It was the first and foremost goal for me, given whatever happened in the past. Stability and continuity were the focus in the first 90 days, but now the focus is shifting to growth," Chatterjee told ET in his first interview after he took over.

    CBI sets up investigation unit for online child sexual abuse

    CBI sets up investigation unit for online child sexual abuse

    The newly specialized unit will collect, collate and disseminate information regarding publication, transmission, creation, collection, seeking, browsing, downloading, advertising, promoting, exchanging, distribution of information relating to online child sexual abuse and exploitation. It also also handle investigation of such offences.

    Quora appoints new India head to expand presence in country

    Quora appoints new India head to expand presence in country

    Quora said India is one of its fastest growing markets with over 70 million monthly unique visitors in English. Quora is also currently available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Tamil, and will soon be available in Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu.

    India second in seeking user information from Facebook

    India second in seeking user information from Facebook

    Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death.

    India’s IT services vendors wary of making long-term commitment to single vendors: GlobalData

    India’s IT services vendors wary of making long-term commitment to single vendors: GlobalData

    GlobalData said that the average outsourcing contract deal size amongst the Indian IT services vendors has come down to $17.2 million in the first half of this year from $22.9 million during the same period last year. Similarly, the average contract duration for Indian vendors has come down from 40.2 months to 35.8 months during the same period, it added.

    Mastodon cashing in on Twitter’s failings

    Mastodon cashing in on Twitter’s failings

    Mastodon is a decentralised social networking service, which allows users to create their own private networks. The social network told ET that while it does not collect user data, it saw 18,800 new users on mastodon.social alone over the last week. By comparison, growth was about 1,000 a week on mastodon.social earlier.

    'Non-English tweets are now 50% of the total’: Twitter India MD

    'Non-English tweets are now 50% of the total’: Twitter India MD

    Twitter is seeing its fastest revenue growth in India in five years as the social networking platform doubles down on localising product and adding regional language content while continuing to maintain premium advertisement pricing amid stiff competition.

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