Sebi has granted certain exemptions to Wipro from buyback norms that could pave the way for the country’s third-largest IT services firm to come out with a fresh share repurchase programme. Wipro had come out with a share buyback in November 2017. It has plans to come out with another buyback. According to the extant […]
The income tax department has released 74.90 lakh attached shares of Mindtree, paving the way for V. G. Siddhartha, the promoter of Coffee Day Enterprises, to sell his stake in the IT firm. However, in a parallel move, the tax authorities attached nearly 46.02 lakh shares held by Siddhartha in Coffee Day Enterprises over a […]
She’s Twittersphere’s newest star. Last week, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joined Twitter and within 24 hours, racked up 160,000 followers. Of course, Priyanka’s nowhere near Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 45-million-plus followers. But she and former Uttar Pradesh chief Mayawati, the Bahujan Samaj Party supremo who’s another Twitter newcomer, are notching up Twitter followers fast. Mayawati sent […]
NEW DELHI: Facebook-owned WhatsApp has earlier launched the WhatsApp Business for Android last year. The company is now planning to bring the same to iOS soon. According to WABetaInfo, the Twitter account which tracks the builds in WhatsApp has revealed that the company is rolling out the beta version of WhatsApp Business on iOS. The […]
Facebook said on Monday that it had expanded its third-party fact-checking programme in India as part of efforts to combat the spread of “fake news” on its platform ahead of the general election. It said it had added to its roster of fact-checkers entities such as the India Today Group and Factly, which will review […]
The parliamentary standing committee on information technology on Monday decided to give Twitter’s head honchos, including CEO Jack Dorsey, time till February 25 to appear before it. The panel refused to engage with the micro-blogging site’s India team, which had gone to Parliament in the hope of answering the committee’s queries.
he Infosys here organised a full-day ‘Women in Technology’ event at the Infocity campus as a precursor to the celebration of the International Women’s Day on March 8. An inter-location technical road show cum contest “Mavens and Mavericks” was organised. There were 11 teams travelling from various Infosys locations to participate in the event and […]
There is a new code for the punishing work schedule that information technology companies here expect their employees to work — ‘996’. It means ‘9 am to 9 pm, six days a week’. These have been the working hours for some time now in China’s most successful IT companies.
Seven months into its journey, TheFacebook.com (as it was originally known) was sued by ConnectU, a start-up founded by the Winklevosses — identical twins and Harvard graduates Cameron and Tyler — and Divya Narendra for breach of contract in 2004. Mark Zuckerberg settled some years later.
Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices in Germany after a landmark ruling on Thursday that the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their consent.
Facebook on Thursday said political advertisements on its platform would carry a “disclaimer” offering details about those running the ad as a transparency measure.
Subhajyoti Biswas does not remember the last time before Friday that he did not find the product he had been looking for “at the best price” on Amazon. “Currently unavailable,” said the message below the product