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WhatsApp Co-Founder To Leave Company Amid Disagreements With Facebook

WhatsApp Co-Founder To Leave Company Amid Disagreements With Facebook

In 2014, Facebook bought Jan Koum’s messaging app and turned him into a billionaire overnight. Now the WhatsApp co-founder is leaving his company, in a post on Facebook that it’s “time to move on.” Though Koum didn’t mention it in his public statement on Monday afternoon, The Washington Post reported […]

Facebook Bug Asks Users If Puppies And Bahamas Vacations Are Hate Speech

Facebook Bug Asks Users If Puppies And Bahamas Vacations Are Hate Speech

What do puppies, Mark Zuckerberg’s musings and a five-night family vacation in the Bahamas for the low, low price of $497 per person have in common? Facebook thought they might be hate speech.  The social media platform kicked off its annual Facebook Developers Conference on Tuesday morning, and it inadvertently […]

Facebook Gets Into The Online Dating Business

Facebook Gets Into The Online Dating Business

Facebook  wants to help get you … into a long-term relationship. That’s according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who announced that his company will begin rolling out a new dating feature during the  on Tuesday. The dating app, Zuckerberg said, is meant to help bring people together in long-lasting relationships, not random hookups. […]

Facebook Will Let Users See Which Sites Are Tracking Them

Facebook Will Let Users See Which Sites Are Tracking Them

Justin Sullivan via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the F8 Facebook Developers conference on May 1, in San Jose, Calif.  Facebook is kicking off its F8 conference by heading off everyone’s most pertinent question: What is the platform doing to address user data concerns? The answer, it […]

Facebook Smart Speakers to Launch Internationally First, Instead of the US: Report

Facebook Smart Speakers to Launch Internationally First, Instead of the US: Report

Rivalling and , has long been rumoured to be working on its on smart speaker. A new report now claims that the company may its smart speakers internationally first, instead of the US. The smart speakers from Facebook, which are reportedly codenamed Fiona and Aloha, were claimed to be that […]

Telecom Commission Clears TRAI Proposals on Internet Telephony, Consumer Grievances Ombudsman

Telecom Commission Clears TRAI Proposals on Internet Telephony, Consumer Grievances Ombudsman

The on Tuesday cleared proposals for , use of Internet telephony and creation of post of ombudsman to address consumer grievances. The proposals were approved by the commission chaired by telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan. “The in-flight connectivity (IFC) was approved by Telecom Commission (TC). It was decided to accept TRAI‘s […]

Amazon to Add Another 3,000 Jobs in Canada

Amazon to Add Another 3,000 Jobs in Canada

Online retailer , with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on hand, announced Monday it will add 3,000 jobs in Vancouver, about 150 miles (240 kilometres) north of its Seattle headquarters. The fields will include e-commerce technology, cloud computing, and machine learning, a statement said. Trudeau joined executives and employees at […]

SoftBank‘s ARM Said to Cede Control of China Operations to Local Joint Venture

SoftBank‘s ARM Said to Cede Control of China Operations to Local Joint Venture

 subsidiary will cede control of its Chinese operations to a new joint venture involving itself and Chinese partners, Nikkei reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The joint venture started operations in April and plans an initial public offering on one of the country‘s stock exchanges, the Nikkei . The […]

Amazon Offers to Buy 60 Percent Stake in Flipkart: Report

Amazon Offers to Buy 60 Percent Stake in Flipkart: Report

 has made a formal offer to buy a 60 percent stake in Indian online retailer , CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, citing sources. Amazon also offered Flipkart a breakup fee of $2 billion (roughly Rs. 13,300 crores), the TV channel reported. Amazon‘s bid is likely to be on par with bid […]

EPFO Data Reportedly Stolen via Its Aadhaar Seeding Service, EPFO Denies Reports

EPFO Data Reportedly Stolen via Its Aadhaar Seeding Service, EPFO Denies Reports

Employees Provident Fund Organisation () data has reportedly been stolen by hackers, according to a leaked letter sent by Dr. V. P. Joy, the Central Provident Fund Commissioner, to the Dinesh Tyagi, CEO of the Common Service Center (CSC) at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) that was […]