Mumbai: Infosys, the country’s second largest IT services firm, on Friday said it would acquire Finland-based Fluido in a deal worth up to 65 million euros (over Rs 545 crore).
Strasbourg: The EU’s chief executive on Wednesday proposed hefty fines on Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour.
New Delhi: Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has picked up a stake in Paytm and will get a position on the board, the largest digital payments company in India said on Tuesday.
Calcutta: The adoption of a data protection law in India could open up business opportunities for data recovery and cleaning firms.
New York: President Trump attacked Google on Tuesday for what he claimed was an effort to intentionally suppress conservative views supportive of his administration, an accusation that increases pressure on technology companies grappling with their increasingly central role as purveyors of information.
Yangon: Facebook said on Monday it was removing several Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of “hate and misinformation” after reviewing the content.
Mumbai: Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce marketplace, on Wednesday announced the launch of 2GUD, its first-ever platform for refurbished goods.
San Francisco: Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified multiple new influence campaigns that were aimed at misleading people around the world, with the company finding and removing 652 fake accounts, pages and groups that were trying to sow misinformation.
Guwahati: The IT infrastructure developed for the ongoing update of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a “fit case study” on how to offer smooth citizen-centric services, according to technology experts and academics.
Walmart has technology operations in Bengaluru and Gurgaon and currently has about 1,800 employees. The company is looking at expanding this headcount and driving more product ownership out of India. “One of things: we are doing a lot different. We have Walmart Labs, which is ecommerce.