JNU campus violence: 3 JNU professors move HC with PIL to preserve data, CCTV footage, evidence
The petition also sought directions for preservation and retrieval of all material/evidences available with WhatsApp INC, Google INC and Apple INC pertaining to relevant data of WhatsApp groups 'Unity Against Left' and 'Friends of RSS' including messages, pictures, videos and phone numbers of the members, in connection with the violence at JNU.
Byju’s secures $200m from Tiger at $8 billion valuation
New York-based Tiger Global Management has invested $200 million in education app Byju’s, valuing the Bengaluru-headquartered company at about $8 billion.
Apple's news service reaches 100 million users, App Store sales expand
Apple gave the figures in its annual early January update on its services businesses. Apple's overall services segment revenue rose 16% to $46.3 billion in its most recent fiscal year ended on Sept. 28, 2019, while its iPhone segment sales fell 14% to $142.4 billion.
Party ad spends for Delhi polls may hit Rs. 170cr
The BJP, AAP and Congress will shell out anywhere between Rs. 150 crore and Rs. 170 crore in total for the upcoming Delhi Elections
One for the road: This app will alert you of potholes, help prevent accidents
Potholes in India are not only annoying, but claim thousands of lives every year. Bengaluru-based RoadMetrics AI-based solution alerts riders of impending dangers in roads such as potholes, cracks, and damaged roads.
Paytm launches all-in-one QR for merchants to accept unlimited payments at 0% fee
Digital payments firm Paytm on wednesday announced the launch of its all-in-one QR for merchants across the country. This QR will enable mer...
Facebook and eBay pledge to better tackle fake reviews
Customer reviews have become an integral part of online shopping on several websites and apps but the regulator has expressed concerns that some comments may not be genuine. Facebook has removed 188 groups and disabled 24 user accounts whilst eBay has permanently banned 140 users since the summer, according to the CMA.
Make draft IT Intermediary Guidelines public before notification, internet firms tell govt
India has been working on the draft guidelines since 2018, aimed at making social media companies such as WhatsApp and Facebook more responsible in checking content on their platforms. The guidelines are also aimed at giving users better recourse in case of misconduct.
How IIT-B makes students ready to hit ground running
The curriculum is reset periodically to include lessons in newest technologies. While existing courses on AI, ML and natural language processing have undergone revisions to introduce new methods of deep learning, courses in cloud computing were introduced a few years ago.
Police ask people to provide info on JNU attack, forensic teams look for clues at JNU
The Physics team will collect evidence such as rods and stones used by the masked mob to attack students and teachers at the university, while the Chemistry team will collect samples of chemicals, if there are any. The biology team will collect DNA samples, among other evidence.
RBI launches 'MANI' app for visually challenged to identify currency notes
Users can download the app, called 'MANI', which is an acronym for Mobile Aided Note Identifier, and will have to scan the notes using the camera, it said adding that the audio output to give our results will be in Hindi and English.
Reliance Jio launches voice over WiFi calling service
Reliance Jio has rolled out voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) calling service for its subscribers in multiple circles, including Delhi-NCR and Chennai, following a limited launch by Airtel in December 2019.
E-love galore: 100 bn WhatsApp messages sent on New Year's Eve
Of the total messages sent, more than 12 billion were picture wishes.
Apps push Cisco’s data centre business forward
After the banking, financial sector and insurance (BFSI) space, the public sector is the fastest-growing unit for the company, driven by power and utility modernisation and smart city initiatives.
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