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.
Ease of Doing Business: Karnataka to pick lessons from New Zealand
Karnataka aims to see an increase in economic growth and job opportunities...
WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivate...
Duggal may be chairman of Shriram Group Companies, again
Shriram Capital is the holding company for the financial services and insurance entities of the Shriram Group.
Landmark Group’s furniture business hits a rough patch due to economic slowdown
The home furnishing chain, which currently has 50 stores in 27 cities, also cited longer replacement cycles as reason for low sale of durable big-sized furniture such as three and five-seater sofa sets. The cash-and-carry category will sell small furniture options such as side-tables and petite chairs for nooks and corners of rooms to create impulse shopping.
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.
Japan's Soft Bank Group to invest Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in Gujarat
The announcement was made at a meeting between chief minister Vijay Rupani and Executive Chairman of SB Energy Manoj Kohli. The investment will be in solar energy, wind energy and other unconventional renewable energy sources.
Aditya Birla Group won’t face fund or bid curbs if Vodafone Idea faces bankruptcy: Bankers
When a company faces insolvency proceedings, promoters are unable to raise funds for other businesses, and also they are not eligible to bid for any bankrupt business under Section 29A of the Bankruptcy Act. With effect from December 1, guarantors to any insolvent business too face bankruptcy proceedings.
ET Awards 2019: Rashesh Shah, N Chandrasekaran talk marathon on a WhatsApp group
The two bosses exchange fitness tips all the time.
Godrej Fund Management to invest Rs 700 crore in Century’s commercial project
The proposed investment will be in a commercial project in north Bengaluru spread over 10 acres with a development potential of 2-3 mn sft. “The deal is in the final stage of closure and will mark GFM’s foray in the commercial market in Bengaluru,” said a person aware of the deal.
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.
Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund allows lumpsum investment via WhatsApp
The mutual fund house was already offering an array of services to investors through WhatsApp.
Twitter representatives appear before parliamentary panel examining cyber security of women
The Twitter India representatives are expected to make a presentation on the issue before the parliamentary panel on women empowerment.
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.
Data of 20 out of 121 WhatsApp users targeted using Pegasus may have been accessed: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On May 20, WhatsApp reported an incident to country's cyber security watchdog Cert-In, stating that it had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices. WhatsApp also told CERT-In that the vulnerability could no longer be exploited to carry out attacks.
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