WhatsApp to Build India Team as Part of Reported Steps to Curb Fake News

WhatsApp has informed the government that it is building a local team, including India head, as part of steps to check fake news circulation but has not met the key demand of identifying message originators, according to official sources. The popular messaging app is under fire over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news […]

Facebook Forms Team to Find Worst Case Scenarios Before They Arise

Facebook has hired a team of ex-intelligence officers, researchers and media buyers to find the worst possible things that can be done using the platform and to help the company prevent them. The group is called “Investigative Operations Team” and is testing the company’s advertising systems, pages, Instagram, Messenger and more, BuzzFeed News reported on Saturday. The team […]

IIT-M team wins preliminary round of Cerebration Business Quiz

A two-member team from IIT-Madras won the preliminary round of the Hindu BusinessLine Cerebration Business Quiz today. The team with G Pranav Hari, a civil engineering student, and Rahul Humayun, studying chemical engineering, both from IIT-Madras, forged ahead during the buzzer round to bag a ₹ 10,000 cheque and earned a seat in the final […]

24 Team Building Games and Exercises

You spend just as much time, if not more, with the people you work with as you do our families and friends. When it comes to the workplace, understanding your fellow employees, how they think and why they think that way can make communication easier. These team building games are designed to help you get to know your […]

FireEye’s Mandiant Red Team Operations to Curb Cyber-Attack Risk

US-based network security company FireEye on Monday launched the “Mandiant Red Team Operations” a set of objectives-based assessments that conduct no-holds-barred attacks on organisations to highlight weakness in systems or procedures and to enhance detection and response capabilities. Additionally, “Mandiant Penetration Testing” was also launched on Monday that offers eight highly customisable penetration test types […]

NCAA, Microsoft Team Up to Help Fans Pick Tournament Games

The NCAA has come up with a way to help fans fill out their brackets for March Madness. After years of fighting against tournament pools because of their staunch anti-gambling position, the organization announced Thursday it’s teaming up with Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, to pick winners in the men’s basketball tournament. Bing Predicts will crunch […]