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    Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies: Report

    Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies: Report


    Chris Bingham, a Crimson Hexagon executive, wrote in a Friday blog post that his firm only collects publicly available social media data, an act which is "completely...

    Chris Bingham, a Crimson Hexagon executive, wrote in a Friday blog post that his firm only collects publicly available social media data, an act which is "completely legal."
    Botnet enslaved 18,000 Huawei routers, claims hacker

    Botnet enslaved 18,000 Huawei routers, claims hacker


    According to a report in Bleeping Computer, this new botnet was first spotted this week by security researchers from a cybersecurity company called NewSky...

    According to a report in Bleeping Computer, this new botnet was first spotted this week by security researchers from a cybersecurity company called NewSky Security.
    Facebook wants to launch own Internet satellite in 2019: Report

    Facebook wants to launch own Internet satellite in 2019: Report


    While Facebook had long expressed its cherished goal of connecting billions of underserved people around the world, it has not had much success with two earlier...

    While Facebook had long expressed its cherished goal of connecting billions of underserved people around the world, it has not had much success with two earlier projects.
    Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

    Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage


    Facebook has been facing increased scrutiny over how third-party firms use its data since news broke in March that data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed user...

    Facebook has been facing increased scrutiny over how third-party firms use its data since news broke in March that data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed user data.
    Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to wipe site clean

    Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to wipe site clean


    India is Facebook’s biggest user base with over 200 million users. Zuckerberg said the company has a“big focus” on security ahead of the 2019 elections in...

    India is Facebook’s biggest user base with over 200 million users. Zuckerberg said the company has a“big focus” on security ahead of the 2019 elections in India.
    BIF sets up 5G committee; 5G trials on public safety, manufacturing & IoT in offing

    BIF sets up 5G committee; 5G trials on public safety, manufacturing & IoT in offing


    The BIF 5G committee, at its meeting yesterday also saw 'first response public safety network' being proposed as a trial case, the statement said adding trials will focus on ensuring an environment of public...

    The BIF 5G committee, at its meeting yesterday also saw 'first response public safety network' being proposed as a trial case, the statement said adding trials will focus on ensuring an environment of public safety.
    Mob-lynching: IT Min may speak to WhatsApp again over steps to curb rumours

    Mob-lynching: IT Min may speak to WhatsApp again over steps to curb rumours


    "The Ministry feels more need to be done and they (WhatsApp) have not addressed all the concerns," said the official who is privy to the...

    "The Ministry feels more need to be done and they (WhatsApp) have not addressed all the concerns," said the official who is privy to the development.
    Google to help Incredible India website with 3D views

    Google to help Incredible India website with 3D views


    The minister also accused foreign media of being “hugely discriminatory” in the way it describes unfortunate incidents in...

    The minister also accused foreign media of being “hugely discriminatory” in the way it describes unfortunate incidents in India.
    Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

    Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI


    Creating systems that require less data and have more common sense is a key goal for making AI smarter in the...

    Creating systems that require less data and have more common sense is a key goal for making AI smarter in the future.
    Payments not impacting WhatsApp's other India plans: Sources

    Payments not impacting WhatsApp's other India plans: Sources


    At the Reliance annual general meeting, Reliance announced that JioPhone users will get access to apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube by August...

    At the Reliance annual general meeting, Reliance announced that JioPhone users will get access to apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube by August 15.