The Supreme Court Friday directed all state governments to sensitise their police personnel about its March 24, 2015 verdict which had scrapped Section 66A of Information Technology Act, so that people are not unnecessarily arrested under the struck down provision. It also asked all the high courts to send the copy of the verdict to […]
The use of fake news stories for political disinformation has become a major concern for governments around the world in the wake of the 2016 US presidential election. The Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded Russia used false news reports, spread through social media, to try to sway voters. Writing these stories still needed someone to […]
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18836 for the users registered under its Windows Insiders programme and opted into Skip Ahead. This build is a release by the company’s 20H1 development branch, which means it is meant for 2020, first half. The company warns people that this build is in its very early […]
New Delhi: Social media platform Facebook India on Monday said that it has added five new partners and three new languages to its fact-checking program in a bid to curb fake news. News media and fact-checking firms, including India Today Group, Vishvas.news, Factly, Newsmobile and Fact Crescendo, will review news stories on Facebook for facts […]
A collection of nearly 2.2 billion unique usernames, passwords and other data has now been shared online, named Collection #2-5. This comes after Collection #1 was shared online which had leaked over 773 million unique users names and passwords in what was called as record breach.
Snopes Media Group Inc, one of Facebook Inc’s first fact-checking partners, said it’s ending the relationship after two years, even though the decision may cause financial distress.
E-commerce rules that went into effect in India on Friday caused widespread disruption for Amazon.com, forcing it to take down an array of items from its India website, including Echo speakers, batteries and floor cleaners.
Fake News on social media, across the globe, is going to be the next big challenge for cyber security companies as it is “complicated” believes Udi Mokady, chairman and CEO of CyberArk, the second biggest cyber security solutions company in Israel
The government’s attempt on Thursday to provide clarity regarding its e-commerce rules announced last week seems to have backfired, with the clarification, instead, creating a lot of confusion, notably regarding whether private labels can be sold on e-commerce portals or not.
A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said enforcement of the ban was likely still a distant threat.
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a US congressional panel on Tuesday that the Alphabet Inc unit currently has “no plans” to launch a search engine in China but did not rule out a future launch.
Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai kicked off his first appearance before Congress Tuesday refuting claims of bias, explaining the company’s privacy approach and stressing its American roots. As the hearing began, the heads of both political parties led with questions about Google’s data collection. Republican Bob Goodlatte asked how much personal information Google absorbs […]