Difficult to build the ‘perfect lock’ to check fake news, says Twitter's Jack Dorsey

Payal Ganguly

As Chhattisgarh goes to vote on Monday, kick-starting polls for five states and raising concerns of fake news flooding social ....

12 November, 2018

Google defends Gmail data sharing with third-party app developers

Reuters

Alphabet Inc’s Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing ....

21 September, 2018
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WhatsApp worry: Cybersecurity firm says scammers can change messages

Shweta Sharma

Facebook Inc.-owned messaging service WhatsApp, already facing heat over its use to spread false information and rumours, may ....

8 August, 2018

India's top court raises concerns over govt plan to monitor social media

Reuters

A government plan to monitor social media could turn India into a "surveillance state", the Supreme Court ....

13 July, 2018

Is India fast becoming a digital colony?

Mohandas Pai

The acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart means that now Indian online retail will be dominated by American companies. This is a ....

17 May, 2018

Twitter changes tack in battle against internet trolls

Reuters

Twitter Inc on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet “trolls,” saying it would use behavioral ....

16 May, 2018
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Twitter tells all users to change passwords after finding bug

Reuters

Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable ....

4 May, 2018

Why tech companies are clamping down on cryptocurrency ads

Reuters

A growing number of internet companies are banning cryptocurrency advertising, fearing reputational damage if their users are ....

28 March, 2018

Twitter follows Facebook and Google in banning cryptocurrency ads

Reuters

Twitter Inc will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks ....

27 March, 2018

IIT-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal elevated as Twitter's CTO

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based social media platform Twitter Inc. has appointed Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal as its new ....

9 March, 2018
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Twitter cracks down on 'bots' spreading false stories

Reuters

Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down ....

22 February, 2018

Exclusive: Former Zephyr Peacock MD, ZipDial's Pathak launch fin-tech startup

Manu P Toms

Former Zephyr Peacock India managing director Sachin Maheshwari and ZipDial co-founder Amiya Pathak have joined hands to launch ....

31 January, 2017

Twitter COO Adam Bain steps down; CFO takes over

Dearton Thomas Hector

The outflow of highly-placed executives from US-based micro-blogging site Twitter Inc., in the midst of media reports of a possible ....

10 November, 2016

Twitter's India, Southeast Asia MD Parminder Singh quits

Disha Sharma

Just two days after Twitter Inc.'s India head Rishi Jaitly resigned, the micro-blogging company's managing director for India, ....

3 November, 2016

Facebook, Twitter, Amazon & Reliance Jio eye IPL media rights

Priya Singh

Online retailer Amazon and social networking giant Facebook are among the 18 companies that have evinced interest in buying the ....

19 October, 2016

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs to be lead bankers for Snapchat's IPO

Priya Prasad

Photo messaging service Snapchat is all set to hit the markets. With its initial public offering slated for March, Snap Inc, Snapchat's ....

13 October, 2016

Disney working with bankers ​for a​ possible Twitter acquisition

Team TC

Walt Disney has had talks about a potential acquisition of micro-blogging site Twitter and is working with bankers to evaluate ....

27 September, 2016

Twitter stops global engineering work at Bangalore office, lays off staff

Varun Arora

Micro-blogging website Twitter Inc. has decided to stop global engineering work at its Bangalore development centre and lay off ....

19 September, 2016

Tech startups: Time for a reality check?

Team TC

Has the moment of reckoning arrived for Indian internet companies? As India's e-commerce poster boy Flipkart suffered its fifth ....

28 May, 2016

WhatsApp is now available on desktop. Does the move target publishers?

Pallavi Singh

Oh, Mark Zuckerberg! Has an app ever been expected to transform into a platform that's simultaneously intimate and expansive? ....

11 May, 2016

Stayzilla brings ex-Twitter exec Pankaj Gupta as product & tech head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Former Twitter executive Pankaj Gupta has joined hotel booking site Stayzilla, run by Chennai-based Inasra Technologies Pvt. ....

9 May, 2016