Is AI good for humanity? Alibaba’s Ma, Google’s Pichai differ at Davos

Anirban Ghoshal

The growing influence of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) drew mixed reactions from the bosses of tech giants ....

25 January, 2018

Ed-tech startup Byju's raises $15 mn from IFC

Binu Paul

Ed-tech startup Byju's has raised $15 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private-sector investment ....

20 December, 2016
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Twitter adds features to curb online abuse

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has added new filtering tools to curb online abuse, hours after the social media network ....

15 November, 2016

Facebook to buyback $6 billion of stock

Dearton Thomas Hector

Menlo Park, California-based social networking giant Facebook Inc. is all set for a stock buyback of $6 billion from its shareholders, ....

19 November, 2016

Fake news on Facebook didn't sway US election: Zuckerberg

Dearton Thomas Hector

Menlo Park, California-based social media behemoth Facebook Inc's co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has rejected ....

11 November, 2016

Facebook has quarter of world's population as monthly users

Dearton Thomas Hector

The world's largest social network just got bigger. In a highly-successful third quarter of the year, the US-based Facebook Inc. ....

3 November, 2016
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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 bn in health research

Dearton Thomas Hector

Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr Priscilla Chan have pledged to invest more than $3 billion ....

22 September, 2016

Indian ed-tech market size to touch $2.5 bn this year, says report

Dearton Thomas Hector

The market size of online supplemental education opportunity in India is expected to touch $2.5 billion in 2016 and is poised ....

19 September, 2016

Ed-tech firm Byju's gets $50 mn led by Mark Zuckerberg's foundation

Manu P Toms

Ed-tech startup Byju's has raised $50 million (Rs 332 crore) in a round co-led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), marking the ....

8 September, 2016

Facebook's internet-beaming drone takes flight

Nishant Sharma

Aquila, Facebook's solar-powered internet-beaming drone, finally took flight. The drone is part of Facebook's project to provide ....

22 July, 2016
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Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter, Pinterest accounts hacked

PTI

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts were hacked by a hacker group who claimed to have obtained ....

6 June, 2016

Won't give up on providing free web access in India: Mark Zuckerberg

PTI

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed disappointment with telecom regulator TRAI's decision to back net neutrality saying ....

9 February, 2016

Zuckerberg slams Facebook director Andreessen's anti-India rant

Team TC

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has slammed fellow board member Marc Andreessen for his "deeply upsetting" remarks on India's colonial ....

11 February, 2016

Mobile makes up 80% of ad revenue, 9 of 10 active users on Facebook

Binu Paul

Social media giant Facebook Inc reported a 52 per cent jump in revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015, powered ....

28 January, 2016

Zuckerberg to give away 99% of Facebook shares

Binu Paul

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will give 99 per cent of his shares in the company, currently worth about $45 billion, for a ....

2 December, 2015

Facebook's Free Basics now available to RCom subscribers countrywide

Disha Sharma

When Mark Zuckerberg spoke at IIT Delhi in October, he may have said that Facebook was a big proponent of net neutrality but ....

25 November, 2015

Facebook Q3 revenue rises 41% on advertising growth

Binu Paul

Social networking giant Facebook reported a 41 per cent jump in third-quarter revenue, as growing advertising business and higher ....

5 November, 2015

Facebook bats for net neutrality, but supports zero rated plans: CEO

Disha Sharma

Mark Zuckerberg said that India is Facebook's second largest market and that the social media giant is 'committed' to the principle ....

28 October, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, will engage in townhall Q&A

Varun Arora

Mark Zuckerberg is coming to India exactly a month after hosting Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Facebook's global headquarters ....

16 October, 2015

PM Modi to join Zuckerberg for town hall Q&A at Facebook HQ

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the headquarters of Facebook in California on September 27 where he will hold a town ....

14 September, 2015

Facebook is turning pages into an online shops

PTI

Popular social networking site Facebook plans to launch two new sections to make it easier for small companies to run their business ....

9 September, 2015