IANS | April 9, 2018 10:44 AM
Facebook will begin connecting with the 87 million users – including 562,455 in India – from Monday if their personal data was “improperly shared” with the British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.
Common categories of data include master data relating to customers and vendors; transaction data regarding purchase and sales and data aggregates that are prepared and used for reporting.
Hardcore console gamers—especially those who can’t afford expensive PC gear—were frustrated until Microsoft announced the Xbox One X, which the company claims to be the world’s most powerful console.
One complaint I hear from people around me, is that they often run out of decent options when it comes to buying a new laptop. And there are good reasons for this.
Just like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger to let you ‘unsend’ messages after Mark Zuckerberg caught deleting his ownFE Online | April 8, 2018 5:10 PM
Facebook messenger is all set to bring out a new feature that will let you recall or ‘unsend’ the message you have sent. Facebook CEO was under fire again as some of the messages sent to Facebook employees by him on the messaging app have been reported to be deleted.
FE Online | April 8, 2018 4:13 PM
IPL 2018: State-owned telecom biggie BSNL has come up with a new pack to lure more customers during IPL 2018. BSNL has introduced a new pack that offers 3GB data per day for a whopping validity of 51 days at just Rs 248.
Boost to UP farmers: Yogi Adityanath government to provide better internet speed in eNAM mandis soon; here’s howPTI | April 8, 2018 3:12 PM
The eNAM, launched in April 2016 across India, aims to help farmers with better price discovery and provide facilities for smooth marketing of their produce.
FE Online | April 8, 2018 3:04 PM
Apple iPhone 6s Plus, the smartphone that was launched way back in 2015 still holds a strong footprint in the market today. At the time of the launch, the iPhone 6s Plus 64 GB variant used to sell for Rs. 82,000 and the 128 GB variant for Rs. 92,000.
Where is the Facebook data stolen by Cambridge Analytica? Whistleblower Christoper Wylie makes this revelationBloomberg | April 8, 2018 12:04 PM
The data “could be stored in various parts of the world, including Russia,” Christoper Wylie said in an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press” that will run in full on Sunday.
Associated Press | April 8, 2018 7:56 AM
Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining company accused of obtaining data from up to 87 million Facebook users to sway elections.
FE Online | April 7, 2018 6:08 PM
E-commerce giant Amazon India wants to make the most of the season. The online shopping place has come up with a new and exciting sale for the common man.
PTI | April 7, 2018 6:00 PM
Facebook will not allow political ads on its platform until the advertiser’s identity is verified and the entity paying for the message is mentioned, the social media giant has announced, in a bid to improve its transparency and accountability around political campaigns.
IANS | April 7, 2018 5:04 PM
Aiming to tackle abuse and hate trolls, Twitter has teamed up with two researchers from Harvard and Princeton Universities to study online abuse.
IANS | April 7, 2018 4:53 PM
If not regulated or controlled soon, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will become an “immortal dictator” and there will be no escape for humans, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has warned.
FE Online | April 7, 2018 4:35 PM
Bharti Airtel in partnership with Hotstar will offer free access to live matches and highlights on its live streaming app for the 11th edition of VIVO IPL 2018.
PTI | April 7, 2018 3:01 PM
Facebook expects to uncover additional violations of users’ personal data, the company’s No 2 executive has said as the social media network faces severe backlash over its user data scandal.
Facebook takes major steps to fight election meddling; preventing interference in India polls among top prioritiesFE Online | April 7, 2018 12:27 PM
Zuckerberg in his post said that with important elections coming up one of the top priorities for 2018 is making sure the platform support positive discourse and prevent interference in these elections.
Reuters | April 7, 2018 9:08 AM
Facebook is under intense pressure after the data of millions of its users ended up in the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. Christopher Wylie, a whistleblower who once worked at Cambridge Analytica, has said that it worked with Canadian company AggregateIQ.
Reuters | April 7, 2018 2:42 AM
Facebook Inc backed for the first time on Friday proposed legislation requiring social media sites to disclose the identities of buyers of online political campaign ads and introduced a new verification process for people buying “issue” ads, which have been used to sow discord online.
PTI | April 7, 2018 12:24 AM
WhatsApp: The popular messaging platform, which was acquired by Facebook in 2014, has one billion users globally and is one of the most popular mediums of instant messaging in India.
PTI | April 6, 2018 10:54 PM
Facebook-owned WhatsApp today refuted reports that it is keeping track of the messages and said that it collects very little data and every message is end-to-end encrypted.
FE Online | April 6, 2018 10:15 PM
IPL 2018: Ahead of the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, a popular telecom giant has come up with a new plan to let users watch more of the cricketing action.
IANS | April 6, 2018 9:23 PM
While a common Facebook user can never delete messages already sent to friends or colleagues, Facebook reportedly did so when it came to its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
IANS | April 6, 2018 6:39 PM
“Due to recent closure/ discontinuation of wireless access services by some of the telecom service providers (TSPs) in few or all the Licensed Service Areas (LSAs), a substantial number of subscribers have been forced to port their mobile number to other TSPs.”
Brace yourselves! Hotstar premium annual plan now available at this unbelievable price; here’s how you can avail itFE Online | April 6, 2018 6:10 PM
IPL 2018: Hotstar will live-stream the IPL 2018 matches (starting April 7) exclusively, which can be sourced to be watched on JioTV and Airtel TV, as well.
IANS | April 6, 2018 6:02 PM
Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) technology expands network capacity by five to seven times on the same spectrum, which will enable customers to enjoy seamless and superfast data speeds despite the very large number of users in and around the stadia.
FE Online | April 6, 2018 4:55 PM
Xiaomi Redmi 5 was launched in India last month as an upgrade over the Redmi 4 in the sub-Rs 10,000 segment. The smartphone sits next to the other smartphones from the fifth generation Redmi phones – Redmi 5A, Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi Note 5, and Redmi Note 5 Pro.
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