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Facebook removed 1.5 million videos related to New Zealand mosque attack

Social Networking Giant, Facebook Inc said that "It has removed more than 1.5 million videos related to the New Zealand mosque attack."In a tweet on Saturday, Facebook said that "In past 24 hours, we have removed 1.5 million videos related to the New Zealand mosque attack."In the first 24 hours we removed 1.5 million videos of the attack globally, of which over 1.2 million were blocked at upload...—

Pentagon officials: Google is partnering with Chinese state-owned companies who has “direct pipeline” with the military

Google is partnering with China, where the state-owned companies have a "direct pipeline" with the military, but the Internet search engine giant has shown a lack of willingness to work with the US Department of Defence, top Pentagon officials have told American lawmakers.Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan and General Joseph Dunford, chairman joint chiefs of staff, said this during a Congressional hearing

Facebook to introduce dedicated gaming tab for app

Social networking giant Facebook has begun the initial roll-out of a dedicated gaming tab as part of the app's main navigation.Facebook claims that over 700 million people play games, watch gaming videos or engage in gaming groups on the platform and the gaming tab will help them connect with each other, TechCrunch reported on Thursday."After clicking on the gaming tab, there will be a feed of content that

Jury Finds Apple violated three patents of Qualcomm

Mobile phone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday won a legal victory against iPhone maker Apple Inc, with a jury in federal court in San Diego finding that Apple owes Qualcomm about $31 million for infringing three of its patents.Qualcomm last year sued Apple alleging it had violated patents related to helping mobile phones get better battery life. During an eight-day trial, Qualcomm asked the jury to award it

Facebook to use AI to tackle with ‘Revenge Porn’ on its platform

Facebook Inc said on Friday it would use artificial intelligence to combat the spread of intimate photos shared without people's permission, sometimes called 'revenge porn', on its social networks.The new technology is in addition to a pilot program that required trained representatives to review offending images."By using machine learning and artificial intelligence, we can now proactively detect near nude

Foxconn says the lawsuit filed by Microsoft will hardly make any loss

Foxconn does not expect to suffer any loss as a result of a lawsuit filed by Microsoft Corp, the chief executive of the Taiwanese company, Terry Gou, said on Tuesday.Microsoft has said it is suing Foxconn, the contract manufacturer that rose to global prominence as an assembler of the Apple iPhone, for what it claims are unpaid patent royalties.Gou said at a press conference in Taipei that Foxconn "will

Google paid $105 million to its former executives accused of sexual harassment

Google paid $105 million to two of its former executives, including one of Indian-origin, after they were accused of sexual harassment.According to a report in TechCrunch on Monday, Google initially agreed to pay $135 million to Andy Rubin and Amit Singhal.The total amount was later brought down to $105 million ($90 million for Rubin and $15 million for Singhal).Singhal who was initially offered $45

The US and its allies will not use Huawei equipment for a national security-related telecom system

The US and its allies have decided not to procure Huawei equipment for national security-related telecommunication system, National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday as the Chinese telecom giant is locked in an escalating legal dispute with America.On Thursday, Huawei filed a lawsuit in Texas, where its US headquarters are based, alleging that a US government ban on its products and services was

Two Ukrainian hackers leak the data of 60K Facebook users through online quizzes

Two Ukrainian men used online quizzes to lure more than 60,000 Facebook users into installing malicious browser extensions that leaked their profile data and friends lists to offshore servers, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the company.Andrey Gorbachov and Gleb Sluchevsky allegedly used the browser extensions to overlay their own advertisements onto Facebook's news feed when their victims visited

Facebook partners with Josh Talks to organises Citizen Townhall in Bangalore to engage with first-time Indian voters

In an attempt to engage first-time Indian voters to participate actively in the upcoming general election, Facebook Inc on Friday organized the Citizen Townhall in Bangalore, Karnataka in partnership with Josh Talks.Inaugurated by Sanjiv Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka, and joined by Ananda Thirta and activist with the Bangalore Political Action Committee, Sunil Jain founder of Astha Foundation and PG