Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

JEE takes online route to connect to aspirants

The state joint entrance examination board has decided to connect to the engineering aspirants through Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to share information on the prospects of studying engineering an...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.20

Odd source

Sir — It was amusing to read the comments made by the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, about the ‘action’ his social networking site has taken against hate speech, and in particular his seeming...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Kashmiri on ‘most urgent’ list

Global media watchdog One Free Press Coalition has included a Kashmiri photojournalist in its June list of the “10 most urgent” cases of journalists under attack for pursuing the truth, spotlight...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

World  /  Published 01.06.20

FB workers vent fury over Mark on Twitter

Facebook employees critical of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to remove an inflammatory comment from US President Donald Trump took their dissent public over the weekend on Twitter, praising the...
By Reuters in New York

Business  /  Published 28.05.20

Google targets 5% stake in cash-trapped Vodafone Idea

Alphabet Inc’s Google is said to be examining the possibility of picking up a minority stake in Vodafone Idea Limited.If the plan materialises, the investment will pit the search giant against Faceb...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 28.05.20

Singapore jails cabbie over Facebook post

Singapore jailed a taxi driver for four months on Wednesday over a Facebook post in which he falsely claimed food outlets would close and urged people to stock up due to impending Covid-19 restriction...
By Reuters in Singapore

World  /  Published 25.05.20

Grandma’s FB photos test privacy law

Handling pictures of children and grandchildren is usually a private affair.Not in the case of one Dutch grandmother.A woman’s refusal to remove photos of her grandchild on Facebook and Pinterest bo...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.20

The Deep State

In my column last year, titled “Countries and companies”, I had written about how tech giants like Facebook were becoming like countries, taking on the mantle of improving lives of billions of peo...
By Arghya Sengupta in

India  /  Published 17.05.20

Bokaro DC does the math

Bokaro district has stopped discussing novel coronavirus and its after-effects. It is focusing on positivity, art and academics instead.On Friday, the district administration inaugurated an online cla...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 17.05.20

General Atlantic logs into Jio

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Sunday announced another deal in digital services with General Atlantic investing Rs 6,598.38 crore for a 1.38 per cent stake in Jio Platforms Ltd.This is the fourth t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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