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Industries that pipped the pandemic

Industries that pipped the pandemic

September 20, 2020

“I stopped taking food from local tiffin service since April. I switched to ordering from Swiggy regularly as it assured me of following all possible safety and hygiene measures including the body temperature of the delivery person and cleanliness rating of the restaurant I ord...

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Data experts concerned over contact tracing apps

Data experts concerned over contact tracing apps

September 3, 2020

Globally, the Covid-19 outbreak has upturned all systems with an increasing number of infections and about a million deaths. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Artificial Intelligence and big data is playing a significant role in controlling the spread of the pande...

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Female comedians in India battle the dark side of standup comedy

Female comedians in India battle the dark side of standup comedy

July 27, 2020

Even as more women get into stand up comedy in India, they face online abuses, sexual harassment and physical threats from social media trolls almost every day.

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India censors online data the most, says study

India censors online data the most, says study

October 6, 2019

According to a study by Britain-based tech research firm Comparitech, India has topped the list of countries in terms of sending content removal requests to technology companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and Wikimedia.

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Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

August 24, 2019

A trade battle threatens to break out here at Biarritz over the new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies as an upset US President Donald Trump threatens strong retaliation.

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Trade tiff over French tech tax

Trade tiff over French tech tax

August 13, 2019

A new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies upsets the US and threatens the start of another trade war, after China.

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Indian kids are the most cyberbullied in the world, says report

Indian kids are the most cyberbullied in the world, says report

July 23, 2019

As technology gets more entangled with our social presence, cyberbullying is becoming a great concern for social media users.

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Élections générales 2019

Élections générales 2019

April 17, 2019

Du 11 avril au 19 mai, la plus grande démocratie du monde va faire la démonstration de sa force lors des élections législatives nationales, menant à la nomination du Premier ministre et de son gouvernement. Au-delà de son ampleur, ce scrutin fera l’objet d’une âpre bat...

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Google Santa Tracker is helping kids track Santa Claus

Google Santa Tracker is helping kids track Santa Claus

December 26, 2018

While the kids in the pre-internet era waited night long in the hope of the arrival of Santa Claus, kids nowadays can simply track him on Google Santa Tracker, play Christmas games and lots more-courtesy smartphones.

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Is Facebook censoring political content in India?

Is Facebook censoring political content in India?

November 17, 2018

According to reports Facebook accounts of 10 journalists were temporarily suspended in the month of September.

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Google’s free WiFi project caters to 400 train stations in India

Google’s free WiFi project caters to 400 train stations in India

June 13, 2018

The project covered 100 of the busiest railway stations across India within the first year of its launch, thus enabling 15,000 people to experience the internet for the first time every day. Each station has a capacity of 1GB and the internet connection slows down after 30 minute...

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Maurice Levy

Maurice Levy

May 31, 2018

Maurice Lévy, chairman of the supervisory board, Publicis Groupe, spoke to Biz@India about the digital media, how social media giants are taking away business from traditional media and ad agencies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and also how the Indian market is doing. The global...

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