Facebook on Monday said it has been blocking or removing nearly one million accounts daily using artificial intelligence and machine learning, ahead of the Lok Sabha election. “For a year and a half, we’ve been working to bring a comprehensive and strategic approach to our work on the Indian elections,” Ajit Mohan, Facebook managing director […]
The growth of IT sector in the country is exceptional. This was stated by Prof SB Raghavan, former scientific secretary to the Government of India, while addressing students of the Institute of Information Technology, Una, at the NIT auditorium here today. He said to keep pace with the developing nations, young engineers had to set […]
HYDERABAD: Even after a hard day’s work, a majority of the city’s population stays up late in the night. This unwelcome trend is largely due to more and more people getting hooked onto social media. Doctors say that excessive use of smartphones, tabs and other electronic gadgets late into the night is causing sleep deprivation […]
BENGALURU: Sweden-headquartered caller identification application Truecaller is all set to expand its product portfolio and tap into the full spectrum of financial services in India, mainly leveraging the acquisition of instant messaging application Chillr. While the company had already laid out initial plans to start lending just after the acquisition, Chillr founder Sony Joy, who […]
Facebook took several steps last year to combat the issue of ‘fake news’ in India and other countries. Now, the social media giant is taking a step further as it will soon start downranking pages and posts that will give misinformation on vaccines. “We are working to tackle vaccine misinformation on Facebook by reducing its […]
Washington: Scientists have developed a software that uses crowdsourcing to help algorithms identify faces in photos, that could uncover the mysteries of the nearly 4 million photographs of Civil War-era images that may exist in the historical record. Kurt Luther, an assistant professor at Virginia Tech in the US, was inspired to develop the software […]
hoto-sharing app Instagram is reportedly testing direct message feature for its web users. The new feature will enable Instagram users to share photos and videos, send messages and emojis to their friends via any desktop or laptop. It was first spotted by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong who shared screenshots of the upcoming feature on […]
Facebook Inc could be subjected to at least two more state probes in the United States on the alleged mishandling of user data, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
Google is once again trying out a ‘change’ in its one of the most popular Android apps – Google Chrome. The browser has been spotted with a new search box that makes it simpler for you to share URLs and pages.
San Francisco: The Twitter stock nosedived over 12 per cent after a famed Wall Street analyst dubbed the micro-blogging platform the “Harvey Weinstein of social media”, days after an Amnesty International study found Twitter a “toxic” place for women.
In a first in the country, people in Haryana will be able to avail more than 400 schemes and services from 37 different online platforms through a single online platform by visiting the website www.saralharyana.gov.in.
One tech giant strung dozens of North American cities through a circus-like contest that led mayors and governors to desperately pitch their regions – and offer huge sums of public money – in hopes of landing a gleaming new corporate campus. The other swept in quietly before making its big move.