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

North East  /  Published 16.05.20

Short film warns about spitting hazards

A two-minute film on the hazards of spitting in public places amid the coronavirus pandemic, which was shared by Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu recently on his Facebook page, has receive...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Business  /  Published 16.05.20

Reliance Industries offer on May 20

Reliance Industries (RIL) on Saturday said its Rs 53,125-crore rights issue will open for subscription on May 20 and close on June 3.Last month, the oil-to-telecom giant had announced the country’s ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 13.05.20

Orchids uplift Arunachal's mood

A video of a dazzling array of vibrant flowers with drizzling rain and soothing music shared by the deputy chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Chowna Mein, emanated great joy and positivity, put a sm...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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