Business  /  Published 16.06.22

Captive networks to hit telcos

The Modi government has permitted non-telecom players to establish captive private networks overriding objections from the cellular operators. The move to allow private 5G networks has generated a he...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 11.06.22

Meta Portal hits a stop for general consumers

When Facebook introduced its Portal family of devices in 2018, the company called it “the future of video calling” and though the devices never launched in India, there has been enough int...
By Mathures Paul

Business  /  Published 03.06.22

Sandberg quits Meta

When Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, recruited a Google executive named Sheryl Sandberg to his social network in 2008, he said he had hired her because “she has just about the most rel...
By Mike Isaac, Cecilia Kang, Sheera Frenkel in Washington, San Francisco

Science Tech  /  Published 30.05.22

Meta now offers more transparency

A much-needed clutter-free privacy policy showcasing was required for Meta, which has updated its Privacy Policy, formerly known as the Data Policy. In other words, users will be able understand the p...
By Mathures Paul

Science Tech  /  Published 26.05.22

Enjoy 3D virtual avatars on Meta platforms

There can never be enough stickers, so Meta, the parent company of services like Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has introduced several of these for Indian users. The updated 3D avatars — new...
By Mathures Paul


Business  /  Published 23.04.22

EU imposes new rule for Google, Meta

Alphabet unit Google, Meta and other large online platforms will have to do more to tackle illegal content or risk hefty fines under new internet rules agreed between European Union countrie...
By Reuters in Brussels

World  /  Published 12.03.22

FB owner defends Russia hate policy

Facebook owner Meta Platforms said Friday that a temporary change in its content policy, only for Ukraine, was needed to let users voice opposition to Russia's attack, as Russia opened a crim...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 11.03.22

FB allows violent speech

Meta Platforms will allow Facebook and Instagram users in some countries to call for violence against Russians and Russian soldiers in the context of the Ukraine invasion, according to internal e...
By Deutsche Welle

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.02.22

New access to reels on Facebook

You just can’t escape Reels. The short video feature has been launched on Facebook — owned by Meta Platforms — globally in a move to expand the fast growing content format. The news ...
By Mathures Paul

Science Tech  /  Published 17.02.22

Sail on metamates!

Meta Platform’s employees are now ‘metamates’. And the Facebook ‘news feed’ is now ‘feed’. Mark Zuckerberg continues to play around with names, the biggest of...
By Mathures Paul


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