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.
India may force social media platforms to offer user verification
Social media platforms may have to offer an identify-verification option if...
Perjury plea against WhatsApp withdrawn amid HC hearings
The petition claimed that though WhatsApp had declared in the Indian SC that its ser...
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.
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.
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.
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.
ET Awards 2019: Rashesh Shah, N Chandrasekaran talk marathon on a WhatsApp group
The two bosses exchange fitness tips all the time.
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
Gaurs Group to invest Rs 750 cr on new commercial project in Greater Noida
Gaurs Group has recently completed the construction of 'Gaur City Mall' comprising 15 lakh sq ft area with an investment of Rs 750 crore in Greater Noida.
SP Group sells quarter of its TCS holding
The TCS share-sale is part of SP’s asset monetisation plan to pare its Rs 30,000-crore debt.
Facebook groups fuel illegal gun sales: Chicago police
Chicago police say private Facebook groups have "emboldened" sellers of illegal drugs and guns to connect with potential buyers on the socia...
From farm to home, M&M Financial is doubling down on digital sales
The NBFC is moving into financing consumer durables and personal loans that its customers might need. It has decided to evolve its business model, offer new products for new customers along with building a digital access layer. M&M’s digital platform will allow a customer to seek loans from his own home through an app or through the website.
Dry run: India's plan for an inland water route from Kolkata to Guwahati hits a rough patch
The ship, which was carrying coal from Haldia to Guwahati, also asked the accompanying vessels MV Maheshwari and MV Aai to anchor right away to prevent it from getting stuck in the shallow river bed.
No rush as many investors steer clear of Aramco IPO
The state oil giant confirmed on Thursday that its initial public offering would be the biggest in history, raising $25.6 billion. The offering will surpass Alibaba’s 2014 New York flotation and value Aramco at $1.7 trillion — still short of the prince’s $2 trillion goal.
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