20h ago| Tech news

Amazon services down

Amazon.com Inc’s services including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Prime Video and its namesake e-commerce website were down for thousands of users on Tuesday, according to outage tracking website...

1d ago| Tech news

Hate speech: Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion

Rohingya refugees sued Facebook on Monday for $150 billion over claims the social network is failing to stem hate speech on its platform, exacerbating violence against the vulnerable minority.

2d ago| Tech news

India-born Silicon Valley CEOs: Ruthless training behind success?

Parag Agrawal was recently appointed as Twitter’s CEO, again raising the question why so many India-born techies have the corner offices of the world’s most influential Silicon Valley companies.

4w ago| Tech news

Facebook for first time reveals estimate of harassment on it

Facebook for the first time on Tuesday disclosed the prevalence of bullying and harassment on its platform, saying such content was seen between 14 and 15 times per every 10,000 views on the site...

4w ago| Tech news

'#saltbae' unblocked by Facebook after video of feeding 'golden steak' to Vietnamese minister

Facebook's parent company said on Tuesday it had unblocked the hashtag for celebrity chef Nusret Gokce's nickname '#saltbae', having found the tag had been blocked globally days...

Twitter users say 'yes' to Elon Musk selling 10% Tesla stock

Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk should sell about 10 percent of his Tesla stock, according to 57.9 percent of people who voted on his Twitter poll asking users of the social media network whether he should...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Amazon services down

Amazon.com Inc’s services including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Prime Video and its namesake e-commerce website were down for thousands of users on Tuesday, according to outage tracking website...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Hate speech: Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion

Rohingya refugees sued Facebook on Monday for $150 billion over claims the social network is failing to stem hate speech on its platform, exacerbating violence against the vulnerable minority.

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

India-born Silicon Valley CEOs: Ruthless training behind success?

Parag Agrawal was recently appointed as Twitter’s CEO, again raising the question why so many India-born techies have the corner offices of the world’s most influential Silicon Valley companies.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Facebook removes Chinese network over Covid claims by fake 'Swiss biologist'

Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it had removed accounts used by an influence operation originating in China that promoted claims of a fake "Swiss biologist"...

November 30, 2021
November 30, 2021

Facebook owner Meta ordered to sell Giphy by UK Watchdog

Facebook owner Meta has been told by the UK competition watchdog to sell popular animated images platform Giphy in Britain's first such move against so-called Big Tech in its efforts to...

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Apple sues Israel's NSO Group over Pegasus spyware

Apple Inc said on Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit against Israeli cyber firm NSO Group and its parent company OSY Technologies for alleged surveillance and targeting of US Apple users with its...

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Russia demands 13 mostly US tech firms be officially represented in country by year end

Russia has demanded that 13 foreign and mostly US technology companies be officially represented on Russian soil by the end of 2021 or face possible restrictions or outright bans.

November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021

4 Bangladeshis send legal notice to Mark Zuckerberg to prevent misuse of Facebook

Four Bangladeshi citizens sent a legal notice today to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, owner of Facebook among others, requesting him to take necessary steps in three days to prevent the abuse and misuse...

November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021

Let's make sure cryptocurrency doesn't end up in wrong hands: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged all democratic countries to work together to ensure cryptocurrency “does not end up in wrong hands.”

November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021

Months after threatening pull-out, Google commits $740 mln to Australia

Google will spend A$1 billion ($736 million) in Australia over five years, the tech giant said on Tuesday, just months after it threatened to pull its services from the country in response to...