Social Media Won’t Be Allowed to Abuse Election Process: Prasad

Social media platforms will never be allowed to abuse India’s election process and stringent measures backed by laws on data protection and individual privacy have been put in place, Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said. Addressing the plenary of the G-20 Digital Economy Ministerial meeting in Salata, Argentina, on August 23-24, Prasad also noted […]

Facebook Should Be Treated as Content Creator, Say Attorneys in Ad Policy Case

For the efforts it makes to “customise” audience for its advertisers, Facebook should legally be considered as a “content creator” just as any other media outlet, according to US attorneys involved in a case relating to the social networking giant’s ad policies, the media reported. This assertion may have immediate legal ramifications and open the way for […]

Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News

Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The rate of account suspensions, which Twitter confirmed to the Post, has more than […]

WhatsApp Group Video, Voice Calling Out on Android Beta, Reported to Be Out on Windows Phone

WhatsApp is rolling out group video and voice calls on WhatsApp for Android beta and the feature is accessible in the latest updates – namely, v2.18.189 or v2.18.192. This development comes about a month after select Android beta and iOS users reportedly received the group calling functionality back in May in version 2.18.52 for iOS and version 2.18.145 for Android […]

43% of Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs Give “Be My Own Boss” as Top Motivation

Nearly half of Baby boomers seeking to start their own business say the main reason is a desire to call their own shots. In a recent Guidant Financial Baby Boomer 2018 Small Business Trends survey, 43% of respondents gave “ready to be my own boss” as their main motivation to open a business. 2018 Baby […]

Netflix, Amazon Prime Video May Be Forced to Fund European Content Under New EU Rules

Online streaming services including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video could be required by countries to help fund European films and TV shows under a preliminary deal struck by EU lawmakers and member states on Thursday. The new law extends the European Union’s broadcasting rules to online video services and includes a quota of at least 30 percent for European […]

Huawei P20 Pro, P20 Lite Will Be Exclusive to Amazon India

Huawei’s latest flagship P20 series of smartphones was unveiled to the world late last month at an event in Paris. While this was a global launch, teasers and media invites have revealed that variants in the Huawei P20 range are arriving in India on April 24. Now, in a recent development, a new landing page has surfaced on Amazon.in says the Huawei P20 Pro and Huawei P20 […]

Asus ZenFone Max Pro India Launch Soon, Will be Available via Flipkart From April 23

Asus ZenFone Max Pro will make its debut in India soon. Asus and Flipkart on Tuesday announced their long-term partnership for the country under which the ZenFone Max Pro will be exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. The handset will go on sale at 12:30pm on April 23, Monday. This will be the global unveiling of the ZenFone Max Pro […]

Xiaomi Said to Be Seeding MIUI 9.5 Nightly Build to Some Redmi Note 4 Users

Xiaomi is reportedly rolling out its latest update to its proprietary OS MIUI. As per some Redmi Note 4 users, Xiaomi is bringing the MIUI 9.5 Stable ROM, which includes the much awaited Notification Shade feature. It is essentially a quick reply feature with which you can reply to a message directly from the notification pane. Additionally, the new […]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro All Colour Options, 6GB RAM Pro to Be Available During March 7 Sale

HIGHLIGHTS The phones will be sold in Lake Blue, Gold, Black, Rose Gold variants 6GB RAM variant of the Redmi Note 5 Pro will also be available on March 7 The sale will be held on Flipkart and Mi.com Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro fans in India are in for a treat as the […]