August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

WhatsApp bans 22 lakh Indian accounts in June

WhatsApp has banned more than 22 lakh Indian accounts in June this year on the basis of complaints received via its grievance redressal channel and through its own mechanism to detect violations, according to the messaging platform.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Elon Musk now countersues Twitter over $44 billion deal

Elon Musk countersued Twitter Inc on Friday, escalating his legal fight against the social media company over his bid to walk away from the $44 billion purchase, although the lawsuit was filed confidentially.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

Meta, Facebook’s parent company, records first ever revenue drop amid recession fears

Meta Platforms Inc issued a gloomy forecast after recording its first ever quarterly drop in revenue on Wednesday, with recession fears and competitive pressures weighing on its digital ads sales.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Google, world's biggest seller of online ads, may withstand global recession

Google search ads lifted parent Alphabet Inc close to Wall Street sales expectations on Tuesday, sending shares up on relief that the world's biggest seller of online advertising may withstand a global recession better than smaller rivals.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Elon Musk requests to defer Twitter trial to October 17

Elon Musk asked a judge to schedule a five-day trial beginning Oct. 17, not Oct. 10 as requested by Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), to resolve his bid to walk away from his $44 billion deal to acquire the social media platform, according to a court filing on Tuesday.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Google fires engineer who claimed its AI chatbot is sentient

Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google said on Friday it has dismissed a senior software engineer who claimed the company's artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot LaMDA was a self-aware person.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

"Too much nudity": Many women shun male-dominated Facebook in India

Many women have shunned the male-dominated social network because they're worried about their safety and privacy, according to the Meta research, which hasn't been previously reported.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Following years of accusations, Facebook-owner Meta publishes first human rights report

Facebook-owner Meta released its first annual human rights report on Thursday, following years of accusations that it turned a blind eye to online abuses that fueled real-world violence in places like India and Myanmar.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Twitter appears to return one hour after outage

Twitter appears to be returning for some users after experiencing an hourlong outage that affected both its app and website on Thursday.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

SpaceX Starship booster "likely" returning to pad after explosion: Musk

The Starship rocket booster SpaceX plans to use for an inaugural flight to orbit will "probably" return to its launch mount in Texas next week following a testing explosion on Monday, the company's chief executive, Elon Musk, told Reuters.