SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Thursday announced that its "Discover" tab for finding featured bots, nearby places and businesses will be rolled out for Messenger users in India. "We are excited to announce that starting today we will gradually be rolling out the Discover tab in India, a new feature in Messenger that makes it easy and simple for people to find and browse bots and business pages," the company said in a statement.
SANFRANCISCO - Facing scrutiny over the presence of Russian ads on its platform during the 2016 US presidential poll, Facebook has agreed to support new limited federal rules on online political ads. The US Federal Election Commission (FEC) has asked tech companies and campaigns to disclose the origin of political ads from now on. In its comments filed with the government, Facebook said it supports the FEC's efforts, ReCode reported on Tuesday.
HYDERABAD - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Monday visited the company's India Development Centre (IDC) here and interacted with employees. During his brief visit to the city, Nadella spent couple of hours at the campus at Gachibowli. The details of his visit were not made available by the company, which merely said it was an "internal event". Sources, however, said he interacted with employees and spoke about his book
SAN FRANCISCO - WhatsApp has finally rolled out its most anticipated feature 'Delete for Everyone' that allows its over one billion users revoke their messages in case they sent those to a wrong person or a group. You can only delete messages for everyone for up to seven minutes after sending. "Once seven minutes have passed, there is no way to delete messages for everyone," Facebook-owned WhatsApp said in its updated FAQ on Friday.
BENGALURU - Co-founder and non-Executive Chairman of Infosys Board Nandan Nilekani also found no wrongdoing in the acquisition of the Israeli software firm Panaya in February 2015, reaffirming findings of external investigations that there was no merit in the allegations. "After consideration led by our Chairman (Nilekani), the Board reaffirms the previous findings of external investigations that there is no merit to the allegations...
NEW DELHI - Full-service passenger carrier Jet Airways on Monday said that it will introduce three new international services this winter. According to the airline, it will also reinforce six existing routes with additional frequencies to meet growing travel demand. "The carrier will introduce its first non-stop service between the capital cities of New Delhi and Riyadh. It will also deploy additional frequencies on the Mumbai-Riyadh, Mumbai-Kuwait,
MUMBAI - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Sunday said it would appeal against a US court order in a lawsuit filed by an American firm for damages on the alleged misuse of its trade documents. "The company plans to defend its position before the trial judge, as it did not misuse or derive any benefit from the documents of Epic Systems Corporation (Epic)," said the IT major in a regulatory filing on the BSE.
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's newly-launched devices -- iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X -- do not have the requisite supporting apparatus that enables Android smartphones to use superfast wireless network technology being developed by internet service providers. The devices cannot deliver high speed under the superfast netwrok called Gigabit LTE while several premium Android smartphones house the necessary technology that...
NEW YORK - Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Sunil Bharti Mittal has been extended a formal invitation to join the Annual Heads of State (HoS) luncheon at the United Nations General Assembly to be held on Tuesday. Mittal will be joining the HoS meet, which is also being attended by US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Brazilian President...
SAN FRANCISCO - US-based credit reporting agency Equifax Inc announced on Friday that hackers had gained access to the company's data, potentially impacting approximately 143 million US consumers. Hackers exploited a vulnerability in the company's website application from mid-May through July and gained access to consumer information including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and in some instances,