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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 19, 2018
Salaries of central government employees to rise? Govt plans dearness allowance hikeThe Central government is set to modify the index and base year that are used to calculate dearness allowance (DA). The move will result in yet another salary hike of the government employees after two per cent allowance raise approved earlier this year. The DA is a cost of living adjustment allowance paid to government employees and pensioners. It is a component of salary, and is counted as a fixe...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 13, 2018
1. Telecom Commission approves Net Neutrality rules for IndiaThe Telecom Commission, the highest decision-making authority under the Ministry of Telecom approved the net neutrality rules earlier this week. These rules mandate that internet service providers cannot diferentiate between web content, ensuring the Indian contiue to get non-discriminatory and unrestricted Internet access. However, mission critical services like autonomous cars and remote access surgery, which need hi...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 13, 2018
Telecom Commission approves Net Neutrality rules for India; WhatsApp issues circular to protect users against fake news; JioPhone gets Google Maps support; Oppo Find X launched in India at Rs 59,990; new Apple MacBook Pro laptops launched with better processors; Xiaomi Mi Max 3 to be launched on July 19 and Moto E5 Plus, Moto E5 launched in India. Watch BusinessToday.In Weekly Tech Wrap with Vivek Punj.


Devika Singh
New Delhi, July 11, 2018
A series of lynchings across the country recently led to the death of 27 people. The mob that killed them was triggered by a morphed video about child trafficking on WhatsApp.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 11, 2018
Andhra Pradesh tops in ease of doing business ranking; Gujarat slips to 5thAndhra Pradesh continues to be the best state to do business in the country while neighbouring Telegana has been ranked second with Haryana at the third spot, in the ease of doing business list prepared by the World Bank and the Department of Industrial policy and Promotion (DIPP). Gujarat has slipped further to the fifth rank in the ease of doing business.Aircel Maxis case: P Chidambaram, Karti get prote...


BusinessToday.In
July 11, 2018
WhatsApp also encourages users to be mindful while sharing messages on the platform. Other than this feature, the company also provides options to either report spam or block a particular contact from their list.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 10, 2018
Motorola launches Moto E5 Plus in India at Rs 11,999Motorola has launched the Moto E5 Plus in India at Rs 11,999. The device is the younger sibling of Moto E5 which is priced at Rs 9,999. The new Moto E5 Plus comes with a 6-inch HD+ display which comes with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device is powered by Snapdragon 430, which is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB Of storage. The device gets a dedicated MicroSD card slot. One of the biggest USPs of the device is a 5000mAh battery t...


BusinessToday.In
July 10, 2018
The instant messaging company owned by Facebook has launched various features to keep a check on the spread of fake news on the platform. Recently, WhatsApp launched an 'Admins Only' feature which only allows admins to post in a group.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
1. WhatsApp suggest ways to curb fake news on its platformResponding to concerns raised by the Indian government, WhatsApp suggest ways to check the spread of fake news on its platform. These ways include product controls, digital literacy and fact-checking. WhatsApp recently introduced limited broadcasting and marking forwarded messages as product controls. The Facebook-owned instant messaging platform indicated that its deals with absue in two ways - by giving controls and inf...


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 6, 2018
WhatsApp suggest ways to curb fake news on its platform; Google under fire for allowing third parties to scan Gmail inboxes; Reliance Jio launches JioGigaFiber, JioPhone 2; Xiaomi starts teasing Mi Max 3; Samsung Galaxy On6 in India at Rs 14,490; OnePlus 6 rival Asus Zenfone 5Z launched in India and Google goes the gaming way. Watch BusinessToday.In Weekly Tech Wrap with Vivek Punj.


Goutam Das
New Delhi, July 4, 2018
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says instances of lynching of innocent people have been noticed recently because of large number of irresponsible and explosive messages filled with rumours and provocations are being circulated on WhatsApp.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 4, 2018
WhatsApp suggests changes to check the spread of fake newsOn instructions from Government of India, WhatsApp suggested ways to check the spread of fake news on its platform. These ways include product controls, data literacy and fact checking. On Tuesday, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology had asked WhatsApp to control 'irresponsible and explosive messages' on its platform. WhatsApp says that it employs two approaches to check abuse on its platform - give control...


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 4, 2018
WhatsApp suggests changes to check the spread of fake news. These ways include product controls, data literacy and fact checking; OnePlus 6 rival Asus Zenfone 5z launched in India; Google clarifies on third-party apps snooping Gmail inboxes. Watch more in this episode of Daily Tech Wrap with Vivek Punj.


BusinessToday.In
July 4, 2018
Taking heed of the concerns raised by the Government of India, today, WhatsApp came out to indicate that it is horrified by the terrible acts of violence perpetrated by people influenced by fake messages shared on the platform.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 4, 2018
CBI seeks custodial interrogation of P Chidambaram in INX Media caseThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday moved a plea in the High Court for permission to go ahead with the custodial interrogation of former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case as he was not allegedly cooperating in the investigation. The investigating agency moved its application merely a few hours after Chidambaram's plea for extension of interim protection from arrest wa...


Ajita Shashidhar
New Delhi, June 25, 2018
Is digital advertising really effective?


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 18, 2018
Nirav Modi holds six Indian passports; agencies to file fresh FIRAbsconding jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in the Rs 13,600 crore PNB fraud case, is reported to be in the possession of at least six Indian passports and the investigative agencies are likely to file a fresh FIR against him for this offence, senior officials confirmed. It is a criminal offence to possess more than one valid passport and also to use a revoked passport. Modi, who was earlier holed up in the UK, is now rep...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 15, 2018
The usage of Facebook to consume news has gone downsignificantly in the United States. People are now turning to messaging appslike WhatsApp to comment, share news or discuss events.


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