Google inks Gurgaon lease deal with Simpli Work
Currently, Google has four offices in India, including its country headquarters in Hyderabad and the recently-acquired 1,00,000 sq ft office space in the First International Financial Centre. India is an attractive destinations for MNCs looking for high-value work and talent pool. Firms are looking at 50% conventional space on an over 10-year lease.
Digital companies scramble to save on tax as India tightens data laws
The fear for companies such as Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and Li...
Article 370, Ayodhya case top India's 'What is?' list on Google this year
According to Google 2019 Year in Search report, netizens in India s...
Google India to face trial in pre-2009 defamation case
Visaka Industries filed the complaint after the company said it issued legal notices asking Google India to take down the write-up. Google then moved the Andhra High Court for quashing the proceedings, but did not get any relief. On Google’s appeal, SC stayed the proceedings till it had applied its mind to the issues involved.
Rewind 2019: IAF pilot Abhinandan most-searched personality; Article 370, Chandrayaan 2, Cricket WC among top trends
'Kabir Singh' and 'Avengers: Endgame' were the were most-googled movies this year.
Indian data bill more stringent than EU law
Govt officials says personal data protection rules in will apply to any organisation that has user data.
Why India's Pakistan policy needs a rethink
From Washington through European capitals to Moscow, Beijing and Tokyo, the world is taking a more relaxed view of Pakistan. At the same time, the view about India is taking a beating. Apart from major powers and the developed economies, almost all of India’s neighbours are also willing to carry on business as usual with Pakistan. Why?
Employees ain't happy enough at Facebook: Tech giant drops from 7th spot on list of best workplaces
FB now stands at number 23 on Glassdoor's list of "Best Places to Work" in 2020.
Google takes a step towards safety-first, will warn users if credentials are compromised in data breach
With the new features, Chrome will also be able to inform users when they are about to access a phishing website.
Personal Data Protection Bill: Exemptions for government agencies worry experts
The new Bill was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week and shared with Members of Parliament on Tuesday. It is expected to be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The government could exempt its agencies from the law governing processing of personal data, citing national security. The Bill adds that certain provisions will not apply to the govt.
Profiteering charges against Nestle India
The National Antiprofiteering Authority (NAA) has also directed the company to reduce prices ‘commensurately’ and mandated that the Director General Anti-Profiteering (DGAP) issues a showcause notice seeking explanation on why the penalty should not be applied. The DGAP has been directed to furnish compliance report in four months.
After rejig, Facebook users will get fake news alerts
Facebook started a pilot fact-checking program in Karnataka last year through a partnership with fact-checking portal Boom, followed by one with Vishvas-.News. The company will also act against pages that ‘repeatedly share false news’ and reduce both the moneymaking potential of such pages and their advertising revenue.
Former Apple executive accused of betrayal says he was snooped on
In response, Williams accused Apple of a “stunning and disquieting invasion of privacy” over its monitoring of his texts. In one message, Williams said Apple would have “no choice but to purchase” his new company.
YouTube in India has over 265 mn monthly active users 1200+ channels with 1 mn+ subs
The service has recorded 265 million monthly active users and over 1200 channels from Indian creators have crossed the 1 million subscriber mark in 2019, from about 300 in 2018. Indian women are also making their presence felt on the platform as over 120 or about 10% of these channels are run by women.
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