Pre-verification process for political ads being put in place: Facebook, Google tell Bombay HC

MUMBAI: Facebook, Google and YouTube told the Bombay High Court Monday that they are putting in place strict “pre-verification processes” for online political advertisements on their platforms in India ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The Internet giants said while they already had a system to check paid content, they have now voluntarily decided to […]

Vodafone launches Red iPhone Forever Plan: Here’s how it compares to Airtel’s offers on iPhones

NEW DELHI: Country’s leading telecom operator Vodafone has rolled out a new plan for its postpaid users. Called as RED iPhone Forever plan, the Rs 649 monthly plan is specially targeted at iPhone users across the country. Along with data and calling benefits, the plan also offers an ‘iPhone Forever Program’ under which the Vodafone […]

Cybersecurity now a major concern for Indian boards

With the steady increase in cyber threats detected in India and rising targeted attacks, cybersecurity has become a boardroom concern for organisations across verticals, revenue bands and geographies. As per the findings of EY’s ‘Global Information Security Survey (EY GISS) 2018-19’, 70 per cent of Indian organisations plan to increase their cybersecurity budgets. EY surveyed […]

Government’s publicity bill: Rs 2,374 crore on electronic media, Rs 670 crore on outdoor publicity

NEW DELHI: The Central government has spent Rs 2,374 crore on its publicity in electronic media and Rs 670 crore on outdoor publicity in the last five years, according to an RTI reply by the Bureau of Outreach and Communication under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Giving a break up of expenditure on electronic […]