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Using latest social media trends smartly

Using latest social media trends smartly

May 5, 2021

While social media has been hailed for spreading useful Covid-related information and contacts during past few months, dissemination of useful information with entertainment is not a new trend. Especially during a raging pandemic, information with entertainment has become the tre...

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Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

March 5, 2021

Introduced to ‘curb misuse’ of digital platforms, new rules by the Indian government for the OTT and digital news platforms has led to worries about the freedom and privacy of individuals online.

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A Signal to exit WhatsApp

A Signal to exit WhatsApp

January 16, 2021

Late on Friday, WhatsApp, world’s leading messaging app, announced that it was delaying the implementation of its new privacy policy which would have led to sharing of comprehensive user profile and sensitive data with Facebook, its parent. Users now have till May 15 to accept ...

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Google & Facebook face anti-trust heat across globe

Google & Facebook face anti-trust heat across globe

December 17, 2020

Few had imagined the scenario even five years ago, but the seemingly invincible Big Tech firms Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are all facing the heat of competition authorities across the globe as government regulators finally wake up to the threats to a fair and free market ...

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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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