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Facebook India head appears before parliamentary panel on WhatsApp snooping issue
The parliamentary standing committee on Information Technology called the cyber security experts to hear their views on the issue of citizens data security and privacy. As per the notice of the meeting, the panel had also called non-official witnesses of the WhatsApp snooping row, including BJP's former organisational secretary Govindacharya.
House panel to submit report on online safety of kids in a month
14-member committee mulls over legislative provisions to address online expl...
WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivate...
Ease of Doing Business: Karnataka to pick lessons from New Zealand
Karnataka aims to see an increase in economic growth and job opportunities with an improvement in ease of doing business. Officials must work towards bringing Bengaluru to the forefront in ease of doing business index.
US-China trade deal, GST Council meet, RBI minutes to guide Dalal Street this week
US agreed to a phase 1 of trade deal with China on Friday, averting Dec 15 round of tariffs.
ET Awards 2019: Rashesh Shah, N Chandrasekaran talk marathon on a WhatsApp group
The two bosses exchange fitness tips all the time.
Aussie shares close higher on upbeat trade news, fading Brexit worries
The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.5% higher, or 30.9 points, at 6,739.7.
Government may spare Google from its phishing probe
The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.
India may force social media platforms to offer user verification
Social media platforms may have to offer an identify-verification option if the Data bill becomes a law.
Oil market oversupply set to stay despite Opec+ pact: IEA
The IEA revised down its forecast for supply growth by non-OPEC countries in 2020 by 200,000 bpd.
By invitation only: WhatsApp introduces new privacy setting for groups
Users will have three days to accept the invite before it expires.
House Panel to meet social media company representatives today
The Parliamentary Standing Committee for Women Empowerment will hold discussions with executives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter on how to tackle bullying, stalking, abuse and harassment of women on social media
Real estate majors benefit as investors look for comparatively safer assets: Kunj Bansal, Sarthi Group
A lot of small developers and small land owners have started to sell out to the bigger guys.
Kim Woo-choong, founder of Daewoo business group, dies
Born in 1936, when a single Korea was under Japan's 35-year colonial rule, Kim started as a textile salesman and built Daewoo Corp. in 1967. The company later grew into South Korea's second-largest business empire, producing everything from cars, ships, TV sets, refrigerators and other electronics to clothes.
WhatsApp users can now decide who can add them to groups
To enable the new update, WhatsApp users have to go to settings in their app, then tap account, followed by privacy and groups and then select one of three options: ‘everyone’, ‘my contacts’ or ‘my contacts except’. ‘My contacts’ means only the contacts that a user has in his address book can add him to groups.
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