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“Officials Will Be Jailed”: Top Court On ‘Arrests’ Under Scrapped IT Law

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court today strongly criticised the government for not preventing arrests under a scrapped section of a law that deals with cybercrime and e-commerce. It…

An internet shutdown is the latest frustration hitting voters in DR Congo

An internet shutdown across the Democratic Republic of the Congo is heightening fears of electoral fraud in a presidential election already marred by delays and violence. Internet connectivity in the…

Facebook Accuses BlackBerry of Stealing Voice-Messaging Tech

Facebook is suing BlackBerry for patent infringement, escalating the legal battle between the two companies over protected technology. In a 118-page complaint filed Tuesday in San Francisco federal court, Facebook accused…

EU Pushes Internet Firms to Remove Extremist Content in 1 Hour

The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines. The Commission told such companies in…

Facebook’s New AI Tool Can Identify Offensive Memes

In a bid to curtail offensive memes that promote hate speech, Facebook is building a novel artificial intelligence (AI) system that uses machine learning to identify text in images and…

Twitter Tests New Web Interface, iOS Update Brings Audio-Only Broadcasts

Twitter is looking to redesign its Web interface, and has started testing out the new design with a few users. The new interface brings the ability to bookmark pages,…

Mark Zuckerberg Says He Will Highlight Steps Taken to ‘Fix Facebook’

As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on Friday that the…

Twitter India, White Swan Foundation Join Hands to Spread Information About Suicide Prevention

In a bid to raise awareness on suicide prevention in India, Twitter India on Monday announced a partnership with non-profit organisation White Swan Foundation in which, the company will provide…

Europe’s News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for ‘Plundering’ Content

Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the Internet giants to share more of their revenues with…