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Perjury plea against WhatsApp withdrawn amid HC hearings
The petition claimed that though WhatsApp had declared in the Indian SC that its services were encrypted, it had conceded later before a US court that the privacy of many was breached in the alleged spyware attack. The top court in India was not informed of this, the petition said, seeking a criminal probe into the snooping allegations and perjury action against WhatsApp.
Facebook India head appears before parliamentary panel on WhatsApp snooping issue
The parliamentary standing committee on Information Technol...
WhatsApp reports India revenues of Rs 6.84 crore for the first time for FY19
Documents filed with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) show Whats...
Students boycotting exams will not be eligible to register in next semester: JNU
In JNU, evaluation of students is conducted in different modes — home assignments, quizzes, term papers, presentations, sessional examinations etc., the varsity said.
Facebook made progress this year in way consumers, advertisers could express: FB Exec
Facebook made tremendous progress this year in the way consumers and advertisers could express themselves on the platform through new tools and formats like stories, videos and new interactivity ads.
Karnataka govt scripting labour law for app-based services
The labour department has prepared a set of draft rules which is being vetted by National Law School of India University (NLSIU) professors Babu Mathew and V Nagaraj. The department will take their inputs before taking a call on how to go about the exercise.
Agritech startup Bijak raises $2.5 million from investors
Omnivore is a venture capital (VC) firm, based in India, which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems. Omnivore has backed over 20 agritech startups since 2011.
Government amending IT Act to trace rogue messages on WhatsApp
The government has proposed to amend the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 of the IT Act, 2000.
Govt did not engage Pegasus for snooping on individual targets: Ravi Shankar Prasad
According to reports over 120 Indians, including human right activists and other critics of the government, have been targeted as part of the snooping. At the Times Network's India Economic Conclave, the telecom minister was asked whether the government actually outsources interceptions to cos like Pegasus. "We don't," was Prasad's quick answer on the question.
Didn't appreciate Vodafone Group threat to quit India: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom minister assured that a monopoly was not on agenda & state-run BSNL & MTNL were important assets
93% customer service calls answered in under 20 seconds: Ozonetel study
The analysis covered 250 million calls made by about 60,000 agents on the Ozonetel CloudAgent platform. It covers both incoming and outgoing calls across industry verticals. The average speed of answer, or how long the call centre agent takes to answer inbound calls, in 2019 has been reported at 3.5 seconds against the 2018 average of 6 seconds.
HC declines to order linking of FB, Twitter, WhatsApp accounts with Aadhaar, PAN
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said linking of accounts with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, with Aadhaar, PAN or any other identity document requires framing of policies or amendment in existing laws by the central government and this exercise cannot be done by the court.
Ecommerce consumer law may include social media shopping
85% of respondents to an online poll said social networks should be subject to e-commerce rules and policies.
CAA protests:'No one should indulge in violence,' tweets Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed for calm as a protest against new citizenship law turned violent on Sunday. Protesters alleged...
‘Delete Facebook’, thunders WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton; reiterates his stand on deleting the app
It seems like Acton is still standing by his last year’s war cry, ‘#DeleteFacebook’.
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