Law enforcement agencies should have access to source of messages that fuel false rumours: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The issue of traceability has been a flashpoint between the government and messaging giant, WhatsApp.
CBI books 7 for being part of international WhatsApp groups sharing child porn
The case was registered after a preliminary inquiry on the bas...
WhatsApp close to meeting data localisation norms, payments service should be on in two months: NPCI
Many think WhatsApp can help India emula...
WhatsApp disappears from Google Play Store
In a bizarre incident, Facebook-owned WhatsApp seemed to have disappeared from the Google Play Store, some users complained on Friday.
No politics on Whatsapp groups while model code of conduct is in force
Election Commission serves notices to 12 WhatsApp groups in Nanded and four Facebook pages in Mumbai.
WhatsApp back on Google Play Store after sudden disappearance for a day
The reason for the app's short absence remains unclear.
Did WhatsApp suddenly disappear from your phone's Google Play Store? You aren't alone
The reason remains unclear but, WhatsApp for Business, still remains on the Play Store.
Walmart plans to spin off PhonePe from Flipkart
The proposed demerger will coincide with PhonePe's ongoing fund raising plan of about a billion dollar through primary and secondary sale of shares.
Facebook can't be Internet police: Nick Clegg
In an interview with the Spanish daily El Pais, Clegg said the company is working organizations that monitor whether something is true or not, and if there are exaggerations or false data.
India ‘vindicated’ on WhatsApp traceability after US, UK, Australia write to Facebook: MeitY
This, senior Indian government officials said, validates India’s position on traceability in Facebook-owned WhatsApp, something it has been articulating since over a year, following several deaths due to mob lynching.
EU ruling may spell trouble for Facebook in India
The top court’s decision came following a complaint by an Austrian politician who wanted to remove disparaging comments about her on Facebook.
US tech giants turn to India for new apps before world release
RBC Capital Markets’ Mark Mahaney said India is now more popular than markets like China because it has the same growth dynamics but with fewer regulations.
YES Bank files complaint with police, seeking origin of fake news and to assess short-sell positions
Some miscreants have been spreading false information and malicious rumors about YES Bank on WhatsApp.
Facebook encryption threatens public safety, Priti Patel tells Zuckerberg
UK's Indian-origin home secretary Priti Patel stressed that while strong encryption was important for privacy, there was a need to balance data security with law enforcement requirements.
WhatsApp may soon let you send messages that self-destruct after a set time period
The new update will be similar to Telegram’s “secret chat” feature.
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