Facebook conspiring to re-elect Donald Trump, says George Soros
Soros has used his annual Davos speech as a platform to criticise the social media giant in the past. In 2018, he compared Facebook to a gambling company that fosters addiction among users, and last year reiterated the need to regulate technology firms. "Facebook basically has only one guiding principle: maximise your profits irrespective of what harm it may do to the world," Soros said on Thursday.
George Soros says Modi creating a Hindu nationalist state
Narendra Modi is creating a Hindu nationalist state, imposing punitive measures on ...
Historian who called out billionaires at Davos last year not invited back in 2020
"Was it something I said", tweeted Rutger Bregman jokingly.
Dr D's tongue-in-cheek take on billionaire Y Maezawa's 'cosmic love'
Dr D has a thing or two to say about the billionaire's offer.
Facebook gears up for marketing push in India
The plan, sources told ET, is to enhance user engagement across the suite of apps – Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The move comes at a time when Chinese video-sharing networking service TikTok is adding users in India. The Menlo Park-based social network, owned by tech billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, has hired Avinash Pant to head the marketing function.
George Soros blasts Donald Trump, Xi Jinping ; questions success of Belt Road Initiative
In a statement released here during the WEF 2020 week, he also questioned success of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, saying it has required giving large loans, some of which will never be repaid.
Facebook says Bezos hack highlights smartphone vulnerabilities
It’s not the first time WhatsApp’s been drawn into a hacking controversy. WhatsApp in November sued Israeli spyware maker NSO Group, accusing it of infecting phones of some users through the messaging app.The lawsuit said that NSO Group used a vulnerability in WhatsApp, since patched, to secretly deliver its surveillance software to users.
Dalio, Dimon and 117 other billionaires set to descend on Davos
The event retains its enduring status as the premier networking hub for the world’s wealthiest
Ex-billionaire Mallya let French mansion rot, lender charges
Vijay Mallya faces extradition to India on fraud charges. He was granted permission to appeal, which will be heard in February. Once known as the “King of Good Times” in India, he was arrested in London in April 2017 after 17 banks accused him of willfully defaulting on the debt accumulated by the airline, which shut in 2012.
Shriram Capital halts three-way merger after RBI request
The unlisted Shriram Capital, which counts billionaire Ajay Piramal and private equity firm TPG Capital as investors, was planning to combine with its publicly traded units Shriram Transport Finance Co. and Shriram City Union Finance Ltd.
Tesla hits $100B; Musk must sustain for big payout
The milestone comes less than a month after Tesla’s stock crossed $420, the infamous price at which Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk had tweeted he would take the electric car maker private.
Adani Group aims to become world's largest solar power player by 2025: Gautam Adani
Adani Group founder and chairman, Gautam Adani said his group is aiming to become the world's largest solar power company by 2025 and the biggest renewable energy firm by 2030. In 2019, the Adani Group was ranked as the sixth largest solar player globally.
Cosmic Love: Japanese billionaire's ad for girlfriend to accompany him to the Moon gets 20,000 applications
The application includes a 'love diagnostic test' for entrants to test their compatibility with Maezawa.
Wealth of India's richest 1% more than 4-times of total for 70% poorest: Oxfam
India's richest 1% hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 mn people who make up for the bottom 70%.
The X-factor: Not just Brad-Jen, these former couples are still friends after break-up
No matter how nasty the break-up, some Hollywood couples want to stay friends with their ex.
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