Facebook agrees to provide additional documents by Nov 26
Under a joint stipulation filed in San Francisco Superior Court this week, Facebook agreed by November 26 to respond to some of the document requests. It also agreed to a schedule to provide additional documents in December and January. FB also faces an investigation by 47 US states and territories over concerns the company engaged in anti-competitive practices.
New IT rules to make traceability of content must : Government
With changes to the IT rules, the government wants IT intermediaries like Face...
FB, Instagram on Google Play Store vulnerable: Check Point
Acccording to Check Point Research the latest versions of some of the most famous ...
Facebook forms Ideal Internet Consortium for online child safety
The Ideal Internet Consortium will deliberate on safety issues and give inputs to industry and govt.
MPs working on plan to make online space safer for women
Government officials, particularly of the IT and women and child development (WCD) ministries, informed the members through presentations about the steps being taken to make perusal of online crimes, such as stalking and harassment of women, easier.
PPFAS mutual fund AUM crosses Rs 2,700 crore
Parikh said the flagship long-term equity fund scheme has an AUM of Rs 2,300 crore, and invests in both domestic and foreign equities.
Snapchat plays smart with political ads policy, Evan Spiegel stresses on importance of fact-checking
The CEO said Snapchat doesn’t allow things like misinformation to appear in political advertising.
Meet DeepRole: An AI bot which is capable of defeating you in tricky multiplayer online games
As both a teammate and an opponent, DeepRole consistently outperformed human players.
FB, Snapchat are done: Now, Google is including examples to make political ad policies clearer
Google will also limit targeting of political ads to general categories such as age, gender, or postal code level location.
India’s malaria crisis has a drone solution
Water-borne diseases appear to be a quintessential problem in the country. A simple solution lies in cleaning large water bodies, which are breeding grounds of mosquitoes. Using AI, IoT and drones, Marut Drones is tackling mosquito menace in a smart way.
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.
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.
Why Facebook passed on buying the predecessor to TikTok
TikTok ran afoul of regulators in 2019, but for different reasons than Facebook originally feared. The U.S. government has launched an investigation into whether ByteDance’s acquisition of Musical.ly two years ago to merge it with TikTok posed a national security risk.
WhatsApp identifies new holes, warns of malicious MP4 file
India is WhatsApp's biggest market with 400 million users. The development comes just weeks after WhatsApp sued Israeli company, NSO group, over the alleged misuse of their spyware Pegasus, that was installed in the phones of 1400 users, including at least 120 Indians. Many of those who were spied on were journalists, rights activists and lawyers.
Facebook Pay unveiled: Here's how it will work in US
After Apple and Google, social media giant Facebook has unveiled Facebook Pay which is going to come alive in the US soon. It wants to make ...
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