Month: October 2020

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Four years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called it “a pretty crazy idea” that fake news on Facebook could have influenced the election that handed Donald Trump the presidency.  Today, the idea
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How startups are scaling communication The pandemic is making startups take a close look at ramping up their communication solutions. Learn how Amazon today reported earnings for its third fiscal quarter of 2020, including revenue up 37% to $96.1 billion, net income of $6.3 billion, and earnings per share of $12.37 (compared to revenue of
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Amazon has complained to India’s market regulator that its local partner Future Retail misled shareholders by incorrectly saying it was complying with its contractual obligations to the US e-commerce giant, a letter seen by Reuters shows. Amazon is locked in a bitter legal dispute with Future Group, which in August sold its retail assets to Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance
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Mitron, the homegrown short-form video sharing app, has launched Atmanirbhar Apps on Google Play as a platform to discover apps made In India for varied services and needs. Atmanirbhar Apps looks to take forward Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, providing a quick portal for indigenous apps to users. The app offers recommendations
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A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court of India seeking directions to make laws to regulate social media and hold platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram, directly responsible for spreading hate speeches and fake news. The public interest litigation (PIL) requested the top court to direct the Central government to establish
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Xbox Series S/X pre-orders in India sold out instantly, Microsoft Executive Vice President of Gaming Phil Spencer said in a weekly talk show. The Redmond company started taking pre-orders for Xbox Series S/X in the country starting September 22. The pre-orders went live through channels including Amazon, Flipkart, and Reliance Digital. Microsoft also announced that
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Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new watering hole attack targeting the Korean diaspora that exploits vulnerabilities in web browsers such as Google Chrome and Internet Explorer to deploy malware for espionage purposes. Dubbed “Operation Earth Kitsune” by Trend Micro, the campaign involves the use of SLUB (for SLack and githUB) malware and two
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How startups are scaling communication The pandemic is making startups take a close look at ramping up their communication solutions. Learn how (Reuters) — Google parent Alphabet on Thursday powered back to sales growth in the third quarter, beating analysts’ estimates as businesses initially hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic resumed advertising with the internet’s biggest
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