In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Arora said he would be "taking some time off to recharge and spend time with family"
The fact is, Twitter’s CEO understood or cared little about the message, and likely had even less understanding about what he was saying sorry for. Therein lies the problem with social media leadership
While Facebook appointed former CEO of Star Plus' streaming platform hotstar, Ajit Mohan to head India operations, WhatsApp on Wednesday said it has appointed Ezetap co-founder Abhijit Bose as its India chief.
Bose is co-founder of electronic payments company Ezetap, where he has served as CEO.
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Intelligence agencies have grown better at using phones to identify suspects, spy on them -- and, in case of capture, lift data for use as evidence in court.
Some telecom operators are of the view that a level playing field needs to be established
These ads would be Facebook’s way of monetising its investment in WhatsApp through an advertisement-focused business strategy
WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels on Wednesday met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss the issue of fake messages, that have in the past triggered mob killings.
Whatsapp however, did not provide a timeframe for the rollout of this feature.
After meeting with WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: "On the issue of traceability, I emphasised that when we talk of traceability, we don't talk of decrypting messages".
The Facebook-owned company, which has been asked by the Indian government to put in place a mechanism to clamp down fake messages on its platform, also announced its partnership with Invest India to help entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises expand their businesses.
With the benefit of lessons learnt by Brazil, India should push WhatsApp to do far more. It could insist on targeted educational campaigns alongside campaigning in the elections due in five states
WhatsApp and CII will work to enhance business communication for Indian SMEs through CII's SME Technology Facilitation Centre that was set up in November 2016, a statement said.
IT earnings for the September quarter continued, while data localisation continued to be in the limelight past the banking regulator's deadline to payment firms
However, most experts believe that competition between local and foreign players will benefit Indian users
By the October 15 deadline, almost 80 percent of industry players including Amazon, Alibaba and WhatsApp have managed to comply with data storage norms issued by RBI.
With TCS kicking off the earnings season for the IT sector and WhatsApp complying with data localisation guidelines, here's what happened in the week gone by.
RBI had asked all "system providers" to ensure that the "entire data relating to payment systems operated by them are stored in a system only in India."
RBI had in April given global payment companies six months’ time to store transaction data of Indian customers within India
CASC also alleged that the social media giant does not comply with tax and other laws of India, but its reach was such that it is used by everyone, be it a commoner or even the judges of the apex court.
Technology platforms have all been at the centre of controversies of late, most of them stemming from content-related issues, but this conversation being built around men who have used their positions of power or entitlement against women is also testimony to the power these platforms have
The update mentions that users can seek help through the mobile app, send an email or write in to 'Komal Lahiri', who is based out of the US.
According to government sources, an internal discussion was held on the issue and a third letter could now be sent to WhatsApp in the next 7-10 days.
Group members who are not admins will still be able to read messages shared on the group and respond privately to the admin