Facebook says AI getting better at spying unwanted content
People at Facebook continue to try to share video of a horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, with social network systems blocking 95 per cent of those attempts, according to executives.
Facebook's AI system in a growing stage; Zuckerberg claims it's getting better at spotting banned content
Zuckerberg noted that hate speech i...
After 131 years, Financial Times set to get its first woman editor
Roula Khalaf earlier served as deputy, foreign and Middle East editor at F...
Netflix revenue soars 700% on desi content, marketing
The Indian unit of Netflix Inc grew more than 700% during 2018-19, helped by expanding local content.
Netflix CEO Vows to Spend Even More on Content
Netflix Inc expects to spend a $15 billion on programming this year, dwarfing its streaming rivals.But it's just getting started.
Vodafone Idea, Airtel reject Jio’s contention on IUC
Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has maintained that if the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India postpones the scrapping of IUC from the planned January 2020 deadline, it would end up “subsidising two economically inefficient operators at the cost of users." The provision of such subsidies, Jio said, “is not within the domain of Trai’s functions.”
Ministry of I&B to meet again with industry to debate online video content regulation
Sources familiar with the matter said the industry believes there are enough laws, including the Information Technology Act, to regulate online content and seek legal recourse. They argued that streaming platforms are meant for private viewing, unlike traditional mediums such as television and cinema, which are broadcast publicly.
Stream engine: What goes on behind delivering content on OTT platforms
Behind the smooth content delivery on OTT platforms lies a superfast and smart technological production, starring encryption, cloud, compression, CDN & decoding. As Ali Hussein, CEO of Eros Now, puts it: “Amid content and marketing, tech is the underdog that ensures a sublime consumer experience.”
Firework looks to build a war chest to compete with TikTok, YouTube in India
Firework, a California-based company, is focused on what it calls premium user-generated content. It is looking raise $20 million in India, as it gets ready to battle it out in the fiercely competitive domestic market.
Cognizant to shed 7,000 jobs to cut costs, exit content business
Cognizant will cut as many as 7000 jobs in the next few quarters and exit its content moderation business, impacting another 6000 employees,...
Cognizant to cut 7000 mid-senior level jobs, exit content moderation
Cognizant will remove a number of mid-to-senior employees, and redeploy about 5000 of those impacted. They will also exit the content moderation business for clients such as social media giant Facebook. The company has come in a significant scrutiny for the working environment of the moderators and the impact of the work on their mental health.
Time to bid adieu: Google will no longer support Flash content in Search
On the Chrome version 76, Flash is already disabled by default.
Delhi: Bag with suspected RDX contents found at IGI airport, security stepped up
A bag with suspected RDX contents was found at the Delhi airport in the early hours of Friday, leading to restrictions in passenger movement...
Delhi HC admits Facebook appeal against global takedown of content on Baba Ramdev
Facebook also said Baba Ramdev did not show a prima facie case of irreparable damage for seeking global injunction. Therefore, the Delhi HC could have erred in giving such relief. The company claimed that taking down content only in India was enough o deal with Baba Ramdev’s reputational concerns.
Desi dreams: The rise of Indian internet content creators abroad
Children of Indian immigrants are going against the tide and becoming internet content creators, even if it means giving up stable and well-paying jobs.
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