TikTok exploring strategies for monetising India business
TikTok plans to launch new tools that would enable brands to get more info on influencers and their user base.
Assam’s clause 6 panel suggests ILP, reservations in Assembly and jobs
Clause 6 provides for constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to protect the cultural, social heritage of the Assamese people. The panel in its preliminary report is said to have suggested the introduction of Inner Line Permit, reservation of seats in the legislative assembly and local bodies, and reservations in employment for the Assamese.
Clearview AI: The company that might end privacy as we know it
Until now, tech that identifies everyone based on faces has been taboo because of its erosion of privacy.
India is becoming a popular destination for foreigners to chase their startup dreams
A host of foreign nationals are relocating to India to fulfil their startup ambitions despite stumbling blocks.
Not so private: Dating apps accused of sharing intimate user data with other businesses
Tech companies have come under increased scrutiny over data privacy.
Oyo's layoffs have hotel partners worried
Hoteliers are unable to contact company representatives who were doing business with them.
4 tech cos sue Facebook for anti-competitive behaviour
Facebook was sued by four potential competitors who accuse it of anticompetitive behaviour and who asked a judge to order chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg to give up control of the social media behemoth.
Real estate developer launches property exchange app
While we are not eliminating property consultants from the system, we are opening a platform that would bring in more transparency and customer control, said Hardeepsinh Rana, COO of Bada Property Exchange.
UC Browser offers 20 GB storage via in-app cloud service
UC Drive will give 20 GB of free storage via its in-app cloud storage service offering for Indian individual users. This is UC Drive’s first launch in the global market. India makes up for about 50% of UC Browser’s global downloads, according to a release.
Punjab Mandi Board launches an app for procurement
Launching this farmer friendly mobile app, Chairman Mandi Board Laal Singh said that this endeavour would also empower the arthias and general public with the online licensing and the availability of actual rates of fruits and vegetables in ‘Apni Mandis’ from various locations within Punjab.
UC Browser to provide in-app cloud storage
UC Drive will be able to sync stored videos, songs, photos, and more across all the UC users’ mobile devices, allowing users to directly save a wide variety of downloadable content while browsing without taking upstorage or memory on their mobile devices, UC Browser, an Alibaba-designed product, said on Tuesday.
JNU violence: Delhi HC asks WhatsApp, Google to provide information sought by police
The court also asked police to seize at the earliest phones of members of two WhatsApp groups on which the January 5 violence was allegedly coordinated.
Looking for love? Last weekend of Jan & Valentine week best time to go on a date
Dating Sunday – the first Sunday of a new year – is the biggest day for singles hoping to meet a match online.
TRAI launches Complaint Management System (CMS) app and portal
The newly launched Complaint Management System will feature rule-based redress of complaints related to Value Added Services (VAS). Using the CMS portal or the app consumers will be able to fetch details of VAS services activated on their phone.
BharatPe appoints Dhruv Bahl as Head of Operations
The company said he will be responsible for overall operations across merchant acquisitions, servicing, payments, lending and commerce. Bahl has previously worked at Fortis, Bain & Company, PayTM and Airtel Payments Bank and Roadzen. The company, which was launched in 2018, raised a total of $65.5 mn in two rounds of funding last year.
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