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.
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.
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...
Apple celebrates best games & apps of the year at NYC event; iPhone's Spectre Camera declared winner
On MacBook, Serif Labs's Affinity Publisher was named app of the year.
ET Awards 2019: Rashesh Shah, N Chandrasekaran talk marathon on a WhatsApp group
The two bosses exchange fitness tips all the time.
Sound of melody: Over 1 trillion songs were played in 2019; music streaming services made CDs, vinyl records obsolete
One trillion songs played in 2019 equate to around 3,500 songs per person.
House panel to submit report on online safety of kids in a month
14-member committee mulls over legislative provisions to address online exploitation. The government has revealed in the ongoing Parliament session that 377 websites hosting child pornography have been taken down while 50 first information reports (FIRs) have been filed in cases of online sexual exploitation of children.
Celebrating the unsung heroes: MyGate CEO says security guards are underappreciated, honours them on special day
MyGate honours the 8 million-strong private security workforce.
Apple removes 17 apps created by Gujarat-based app company
These apps were published by Gujarat-based AppAspect Technologies Pvt. Ltd and the iPhone maker has removed all 17 apps as they are no longer available for download on the App Store.
By invitation only: WhatsApp introduces new privacy setting for groups
Users will have three days to accept the invite before it expires.
Snoop fears: Army asks staff to avoid WhatsApp and FB
The Indian armed forces, has asked officers holding “sensitive appointments” to delete their Facebook accounts. There have been several cases over the last couple of years where Pakistani women spies have virtually honey-trapped Indian military personnel, using social media like WhatsApp and Facebook.
Anti-CAB protests: Mobile Internet, messaging services withdrawn in Meghalaya
"Messaging platforms like SMS, WhatsApp and social media platforms like facebook, twitter and You Tube are likely to be used for transmission of information through pictures, videos and text that have the potential to cause civil unrest and exacerbate the law and order situation," Additional Home Secretary C V D Diengdoh said in the order.
Vivo U20 review: Quick app navigation, decent camera performance make it a good buy at Rs 10,990
The new offering is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor and has a long-lasting battery.
WhatsApp to offer startups in India with $250,000 worth of Facebook ad credits
With the ad credits, the startups can create ads that invite customers to click to open a chat on WhatsApp so they can deepen connections and increase sales, a statement said.
TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads, India tops the chart
TikTok with 614 million downloads currently is the third-most downloaded non-gaming app of the year, behind WhatsApp at the top with 707.4 million installs and Facebook Messenger at second spot with 636.2 million. India has been a fast adoptor in 2019, driving up 277.6 million downloads so far this year, or roughly 45 per cent of all global installs.
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