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Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?
science

Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?

As people take to the internet to spread misinformation like cures for autism and encourage AIDS denialism, social media algorithms boost their messages.

H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts
World

H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts

Analysts and sector specialists said that the latest move by the Trump government is not expected to have much impact on the Indian tech sector which has a significant presence in the US.

Silver Lake invests an additional Rs 4,546-cr in Jio Platforms, raises stake in Reliance Industries' digital arm to 2.08 percent
Business

Silver Lake invests an additional Rs 4,546-cr in Jio Platforms, raises stake in Reliance Industries' digital arm to 2.08 percent

The deal adds to a pile of funds raised by Jio in recent months and comes close on the heels of Abu Dhabi sovereign fund Mubadala Investment Company injecting Rs 9,093.6 crore on 4 June.

Facebook to permanently move to remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease: CEO Mark Zuckerberg
News & Analysis

Facebook to permanently move to remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease: CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg said that Facebook would start "aggressively opening up remote hiring" in July.

Jio Platforms attracting funds from Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity, highlight Mukesh Ambani's digital-era venture capitalist avatar
Business

Jio Platforms attracting funds from Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity, highlight Mukesh Ambani's digital-era venture capitalist avatar

In the new normal for Reliance Industries Limited, investors in Jio Platforms like Silver Lake and Vista Equity are more like knowledge and network partners.

Larry Tesler, the computer scientist who pioneered 'cut', 'copy' and 'paste' dies at 74
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Larry Tesler, the computer scientist who pioneered 'cut', 'copy' and 'paste' dies at 74

Tesler made using computers easier for generations as a proponent and pioneer of what he called “modeless editing.”

Nine-yr-old Shillong girl develops anti-bullying app after facing harassment at school; aspires for Silicon Valley scholarship
Tech

Nine-yr-old Shillong girl develops anti-bullying app after facing harassment at school; aspires for Silicon Valley scholarship

Distraught over repeated bullying at school, a nine-year-old girl in Shillong has developed a mobile application which would enable a person to anonymously report such incidents

TikTok's massive growth has Google, Facebook and rest of Silicon Valley worried
News & Analysis

TikTok's massive growth has Google, Facebook and rest of Silicon Valley worried

A government intervention would probably be welcome news to TikTok’s competitors, who have been working from their usual crush-the-upstart playbook.

India emerges third-largest ecosystem for successful startups behind China, US: Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019
Business

India emerges third-largest ecosystem for successful startups behind China, US: Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019

Startups leading the pack from the country are payments solutions platform One97 Communications ($10 billion), cab aggregator Ola Cabs ($6 billion), online educator Byjus ($6 billion), and travel-stay finder OYO Rooms ($5 billion).

US Congressman Ro Khanna advocates NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties
India

US Congressman Ro Khanna advocates NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties

Indian-American US Congressman Ro Khanna on Friday advocated for NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties.

Toby Walsh on why machines should become smarter than us, and why 'tech is not destiny'
News & Analysis

Toby Walsh on why machines should become smarter than us, and why 'tech is not destiny'

We should celebrate when machines execute and take over dull, repetitive jobs, Toby Walsh says. In this conversation, he speaks about the inherent biases in algorithms, holding tech companies accountable and how the fear about losing jobs to machines is misplaced

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – here's why you should be worried
News & Analysis

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – here's why you should be worried

Elon Musk's Neuralink is developing a brain implant to connect people’s minds directly to a computer.

Silicon Valley Season 6 teaser unveiled; final instalment of HBO comedy series to premiere on 27 October
Entertainment

Silicon Valley Season 6 teaser unveiled; final instalment of HBO comedy series to premiere on 27 October

The teaser-trailer of Silicon Valley season 6 sees Pied Piper CEO Richard Hendricks make a case for the security of user data at a Congressional committee meeting

All Amazon Fire TV devices will get YouTube app starting today, company confirms
News & Analysis

All Amazon Fire TV devices will get YouTube app starting today, company confirms

The Alexa announcement feature has also been rolled out on all Fire TV devices in some countries.

Evolution of Bangalore: From Garden City to Silicon Valley, how immigrants made the city their own
Life

Evolution of Bangalore: From Garden City to Silicon Valley, how immigrants made the city their own

Bangalore, or Bengaluru, a city of immigrants founded by Kempe Gowda, stands tall as one of India's fastest growing metropolises, housing a whopping 12 million people on its gradually shrinking land. Here's taking a closer look at how it went from being 'Garden City' to the Silicon Valley of India, in the matter of mere decades.

Here's an explainer on why Google is being hounded by the US antitrust regulators
News & Analysis

Here's an explainer on why Google is being hounded by the US antitrust regulators

The US probe would focus on accusations Google gave preference to its own businesses in search results.

Tesla launches issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion
News & Analysis

Tesla launches issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion

Tesla expects capital expenditures of $2 billion to $2.5 billion this year.

Facebook's AI system couldn't identify Christchurch first-person livestream
News & Analysis

Facebook's AI system couldn't identify Christchurch first-person livestream

Head-mounted camera by the gunman, made it harder for Facebook's systems to detect the nature of the video

Tesla deliveries fall 31 percent as it struggles with Model 3 shipments to China, Europe
News & Analysis

Tesla deliveries fall 31 percent as it struggles with Model 3 shipments to China, Europe

Total Tesla production fell 10.92 percent to 77,100 vehicles from 86,555 vehicles in fourth quarter.