Facebook sues Chinese company over ad fraud
Facebook blamed ILikeAd Media International Company and two individuals associated with the company — Chen Xiao Cong and Huang Tao — for the fraud. The defendants deceived people into installing malware available on the Internet. This malware then enabled the defendants to compromise people’s Facebook accounts and run deceptive ads promoting items.
Internet a facility, not right, no curbs on political activity: Farooq Khan
Defending the decision to suspend the Internet since August 5, wh...
Trade war goes digital as India eyes tariffs on Internet economy
Since 1998, WTO has renewed a ban on import duties on so-called "electronic ...
WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivated. As J&K completed exactly 120 days of internet blackout, residents woke up to find themselves checked out of their accounts and groups.
RBI investigating 'net banking' breakdown at HDFC Bank
Following the outage, several HDFC customers were unable to access their salary accounts to make bill payments.
Online banking restored: HDFC Bank
Responding to customers, the bank said that the “technical glitch” has been rectified. “Our net banking and mobile banking platforms have now stabilised,” the lender said.
As Alphabet chief, Pichai joins global CEO A-list
Founders Brin, Page step down; Pichai, who remains Google CEO, to run world’s third most valuable firm that currently faces regulatory scrutiny. Investors have rewarded Google stock, with the company’s market cap doubling to nearly $900 billion since Pichai took over. Pichai studied in IIT-Kharagpur before moving to Stanford University for his Masters.
India ranks 73rd in UN index assessing e-commerce readiness
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index 2019 has been topped by the Netherlands for the second consecutive year. The index scores 152 nations on their readiness for online shopping, worth an estimated USD 3.9 trillion globally in 2017, up 22 per cent from the previous year.
Greg Hyttenrauch named Cognizant EVP, President of Digital Systems & Technology
Prior to Vodafone, Hyttenrauch spent seven years at Capgemini, holding leadership roles that included Deputy CEO, Global Infrastructure Services, and Global Sales Officer and CEO of the UK and Nordics Outsourcing Business Unit.
Modi govt inherited high cost of mobile internet from UPA govt: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also Committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable," Prasad said a day after Congress alleged that private operators were set to gain Rs 36,000 crore every month from the tariff hikes.
Internet services across all platforms continued to remain suspended in Kashmir
Internet services continued to remain barred in the entire valley except for few government offices and business establishments, officials said.
COAI promises better tech, network with extra revenue
The industry’s move to raise tariffs will ultimately benefit the customer and the government, COAI said, adding that revenue generated from higher plans will be ploughed back into improving customer experience.
Government to set up panel to scrutinise ad claims
This is the first time the Centre has planned to directly involve itself with advertising scrutiny, through the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India. While FSSAI guidelines for advertising regulations are in place, implementation by advertisers hasn’t been followed closely.
Internet companies prepare to fight the ‘Deepfake’ future
For internet companies like Google, finding the tools to spot deepfakes has gained urgency. If someone wants to spread a fake video far and wide, Google’s YouTube or Facebook’s social media platforms would be great places to do it.
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee releasing internet rule book
World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee released an ambitious rule book for online governance — a bill of rights and obligations for the int...
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