Facebook’s $5 Billion US FTC Fine Doesn’t Mark the End of Its Troubles

Facebook survived its latest brush with U.S. privacy regulators, at the cost of a record $5 billion fine and other restrictions imposed by the Federal Trade Commission. But it’s far from home free. While the company looks set to prosper in the wake of the FTC case, it faces a series of other investigations into Read More

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Says ‘Deepfake’ Videos Different From Fake News

Admitting that Facebook cannot fight fake news on its own, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg is considering to treat “deepfakes” and misinformation separately so that altered “deepfake” videos can be tackled in a better way. “Deepfakes” are video forgeries that, among other things, make people appear to be saying things they never did, like the popular Read More

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here’s How to Fight Digital Addiction

Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults. The warning came following reports of a 24-year-old mother committing suicide last week in Tamil Nadu after she was prevented from using TikTok Read More

Xiaomi Supplier Holitech Technology Opens First Plant in India

  Xiaomi supplier Holitech Technology on Saturday said it has inaugurated its first component manufacturing plant in Greater Noida and will invest nearly $200 million (roughly Rs. 1,397 crores) over three years in the country. Holitech Technology would be manufacturing compact camera modules (CCM), capacitive touch screen module (CTP), thin film transistor (TFT), flexible printed Read More

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Teaser by Xiaomi Calls It the World’s Fastest Phone

  Redmi K20 Pro, one of the newest flagship phones, has been teased to launch in India soon. Xiaomi has released a teaser image on social media that calls the Redmi K20 Pro the “world’s fastest phone.” The new Redmi phone was launched alongside the Redmi K20 in China late last month. It is powered Read More

Vivo Z1 Pro to Sport Snapdragon 712 SoC, 5,000mAh Battery, and 32-Megapixel Selfie Camera, Company Teases

  Vivo Z1 Pro, the new smartphone by the Chinese company, is set debut in India with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC. The company on Saturday revealed the development through a tweet posted by the official Vivo India Twitter account. The new Vivo handset is also touted to be the official smartphone for PUBG Mobile Read More

Huawei Nova 5i Pro Appears on JD.com; Official Nova 5 Promo Video Gives a Glimpse Released Ahead Launch

  Huawei Nova 5 family isn’t likely to be limited to the Nova 5, Nova 5i, and Nova 5 Pro phones but also have the Nova 5i Pro as the fourth model. A listing on China’s JD.com suggests the existence of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro. The new phone is expected to debut alongside the Read More

EU Calls for More Data From Online Platforms in Fight Against Fake News

The European Union said online platforms must do more to combat disinformation, including sharing data on their efforts, after it tracked suspected Russian and domestic attempts to disrupt last month’s European Parliament elections. In a review due to be published on Friday and seen by Reuters, the EU assesses efforts to safeguard the May vote Read More

Flipkart, Goqii Settle Dispute Over Sharp Discounting

Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer’s website. Goqii, a seller of smartwatch-type health devices, sued Flipkart last month in a Mumbai court, alleging its devices were discounted by around 70% to the retail price, much more Read More

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba

Online travel agency Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said. Expedia, which is based in Bellevue, Washington, may have violated the Cuban Asset Control Regulations, the main mechanism for enforcing the economic embargo on the Read More

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