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Internet giants fight spread of coronavirus untruths
Google, Facebook and other platforms are struggling to keep ahead of scammers, trolls, and others with ill intent who routinely use major tragedies or disasters as opportunities to swindle or manipulate people.
Kerala entrepreneurs launch social digital assistance platform
The application is both B2B abd B2C suitable for both vocational and recreatio...
2G mobile Internet services extended in Jammu & Kashmir till March 4; tighter vigil on use of VPNs
Issuing an order, the home department of t...
A myth that sustainability for MSMEs cannot coexist with economic profitability: Pradeep Mehta, CUTS
We can take clues from Germany, where MSMEs are the prime economic actors for some time now, and they comply with all the sustainability rules, which are of much higher standards from those being sought in India.
J&K cyber cops question 10 over social media misuse
Over 1,000 social media handles were suspended and 10 suspects questioned for alleged misuse of social media in Jammu and Kashmir. The administration was in transition to resume communication and gradually relaxing norms. Filing FIR and ban on social media act as “deterrents to ensure peaceful and a law abiding society.
upGrad, WeWork enter into partnership to encourage collaborative learning at the workplace
Half of WeWork’s members in India are enterprises. Keeping this in mind, the alliance would also host enterprise-focused career fairs and basecamps on relevant topics. These forums would encourage networking, extending learnings and opportunities from members who are part of WeWork’s extensive enterprise base, paving the way towards collaborative learning for all.
E-payments industry counts the costs after zero MDR jolt
From the growth of UPI payments, it’s clear more users are embracing this instrument. But with a billion transactions a month being recorded now, the failure rate — when the payment is not completed — is also increasing. In absence of revenue, banks and apps may not invest funds to upgrade the infrastructure, fear industry experts.
240-250 militants active in Kashmir; 25 killed so far in 2020: J&K DGP
"The number of listed militants has come down from what it was earlier. Around 240 to 250 listed militants are there in the valley," J&K DGP told reporters. He said in the last two months, the number of reported and confirmed infiltrated militants is three. "One of them - a JeM militant - was killed in an operation in Tral recently," he said.
Umang app review: Provides access to nearly 600 e-governance services
The app is available in 12 languages.
Ratan Tata’s Insta family hits a million, biz tycoon hails networking in the age of social media
Tata feels that the quality of connections made is priceless.
Enforcement Directorate raids multiple premises in Noida Bike Bot ponzi scam case
The Greater Noida-headquartered Bike Bot taxi service is accused of duping Rs 3,000 to Rs 4,000 crore from 2.25 lakh investors in multiple states including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana.
Spring in the air, but winter to stay for Kashmir tourism
Tour operators, hoteliers and houseboat owners — who have already lost thousands of crores as tourist inflows fell to a 16-year low in 2019 — told ET that going by the bookings, occupancy rates would be less than 10% for March and April.
US IRS sues Facebook for $9 billion in unpaid taxes
The IRS lawsuit, filed in a San Francisco court, claimed that Facebook “undervalued the royalty amount between 2010 and 2016, which cut the company’s domestic tax bill as the royalties are ultimately reported as income”.
Startups grant you personalised celebrity wishes on important occasions
Teenagers, college-goers, housewives from small towns and cities are driving the bulk of demand for such services where a celebrity wishes you or loved one on important occasions, companies say.
85 years and counting: How Fujifilm reinvented itself as a one-stop solution provider in imaging specialty
Decoding Fujifilm's glorious rise to success.
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