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07-07-2018
Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News
Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post.
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07-07-2018
India is powering Japanese IT’s global push.
Japanese IT firms are expanding their base in India looking at the country to build software and apps for their home market as customers globally.

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07-07-2018
IT firm Cybage appoints Walter Mastelinck to board of directors.
Pune headquartered IT firm Cybage has appointed Walter Mastelinck to its newly-formed Board of Directors. Mastelinck will reinforce company’s vision, strategic direction, and achievement of business goals. A serial entrepreneur, Mastelinck founded Transics, a fleet management and telematics solutions firm in 1991 which was eventually sold to WabcoNSE -1.09 %.

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07-07-2018
Infosys partners with Siemens to develop apps IoT solution
InfosysNSE 0.02 % said it has partnered with SiemensNSE 0.47 % PLM Software to develop applications and services for the open cloud-based IoT operating system called MindSphere.
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07-07-2018
TCS recognised as a leader in GDPR services by NelsonHall
India's largest IT services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCSNSE 1.74 %) has been recognized as a leader in offering General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Services by NelsonHall’s NEAT evaluation.

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07-07-2018
In defence of its policies, Facebook calls itself a publisher
Under pressure from various quarters over its data and privacy policies, social media giant Facebook is overturning its long-standing position of not being a publisher.
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06-07-2018
Apple Ditching Intel 5G Modem Chips for 2020 iPhone Models: Report
Apple has planned to abandon the deployment of Intel radio chips in its 2020 iPhone models. The iPhone maker has reportedly notified Intel about development.
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06-07-2018
Apple Partners With Hewlett Packard For Enterprise-Related Operations
Apple has roped in a new partner, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), to expand its enterprise-related operations, the media reported. The Cupertino, California-headquartered company is known for keeping secrets within its own company and also with those that it works closely with.
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06-07-2018
WhatsApp Will Grant $50,000 To Researchers Who Can Help Tackle Fake News
The company has announced a new initiative that will provide up to $50,000 to independent researchers studying how misinformation and propaganda spread across social media platforms.
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06-07-2018
Mi A2: Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Prefer Over Xiaomi Mi A1
Later this month, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will be launching its second Android One smartphone at a global event to be held in Madrid, Spain. The Mi A2, as the name clearly suggests, will succeed the company’s first Android One smartphone, the Mi A1.
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06-07-2018
Google in Talks With Telcos, Others to Increase Public Wi-Fi Deployment
Tech giant Google today said it is in discussions with multiple entities, including telecom operators, in India for deployment of public Wi-Fi across the country. Google had collaborated with Railtel in 2015 to deploy free public Wi-Fi at 400 railway stations in India.
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06-07-2018
Mukesh Ambani Takes On Amazon, Walmart in E-Commerce Slugfest
Reliance Industries Ltd. plans to take on the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc.'s Flipkart Online Services Pvt. in retail by creating a platform that combines online and conventional shopping.
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05-07-2018
Reliance Jio Now Has 215 Million Customers: Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries (RIL), made some major announcements on Thursday when he spoke at the company's 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM). Last year's annual general meeting of Reliance Industries marked the launch of Jio Phone, Reliance Jio's feature phone, and this year Reliance Jio has announced the launch of Jio GigaFiber FTTH broadband service for 1,100 cities of India.
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05-07-2018
AMD Destroys Nvidia In 'Battlefield 5' Mainstream GPU Benchmarks
AMD and DICE have had a close working relationship for years, enjoying a technology partnership for both Battlefield 4 and Battlefield 1. In a nutshell, this means that AMD engineers and DICE developers worked closely to optimize gameplay performance for Radeon graphics cards.
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04-07-2018
Vodafone-Idea Merger Not Being Delayed by Government: Sinha
The Vodafone-Idea Cellular merger will be completed after all processes stipulated in merger and acquisition regulations are duly followed, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said on Tuesday.
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04-07-2018
Election Commission Unveils cVIGIL App to Help Report Poll Code Violations
The Election Commission on Tuesday launched an Android-based app, using which a person can secretly send to it geo-tagged videos and photos of illegal money being distributed or a hate speech being made during polls.
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04-07-2018
Microsoft’s GitHub deal triggers software coders’ trust issues
The software-development world was rocked on Monday when Microsoft Corp. said it’s acquiring GitHub Inc., a popular online platform for sharing and collaborating on code. While some programmers think the news is terrific, others say it’s terrifying.
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04-07-2018
Google programme teaches online safety to kids
In a world with increasing cases of cyber bullying, fake news and other unsafe practices on the Internet, Google on Thursday concluded a summer educational programme that taught young children how to make use of the Internet in a productive way.

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03-07-2018
A look at startups solving India-specific problems
Many startups have moved beyond the idea of imitating successful business models and are working towards tackling uniquely Indian problems.
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03-07-2018
Amazon Says Over 350 'Kid Skills' Now Available for Alexa in India
The Alexa Skills Store in India now has a new category with over 350 'kid skills' developed for children 13 years of age or younger.
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