Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopian border: Eritrean Press agency

Jul 19 2018

Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarized border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation”, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency said on its Facebook page.

Instagram testing emoji reactions feature for 'Stories'

Jul 19 2018

Photo-messaging app Instagram is testing a new feature that allows users to react to "Stories" with emojis, just as they can react on Facebook.

Facebook to remove posts that spur violence

Jul 19 2018

Accused of helping to spur violence in countries like Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India, Facebook has said it will begin removing misinformation that leads to violence and physical harm.

Apps should collect minimal data like Aadhar: TRAI chief

Jul 18 2018

TRAI Chairman R S Sharma has said that apps should collect minimal data just as UIDAI does to give 12-digit Aadhar numbers to people.

Instagram working on non-SMS, two-factor authentication

Jul 18 2018

"We're continuing to improve the security of Instagram accounts, including strengthening 2-factor authentication," TechCrunch quoted an Instagram spokesperson as saying.

US lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law

Jul 17 2018

Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, which critics say gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crackdown on dissent.

Stock futures dip as Netflix weighs; Powell testimony eyed

Jul 17 2018

U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday as Netflix’s weak subscriber numbers weighed on high-flying technology stocks and health insurer UnitedHealth Group’s (UNH.N) results failed to impress investors.

Apple, Facebook, Twitter celebrate World Emoji Day

Jul 17 2018

Apple, Facebook, Twitter and other tech giants celebrated World Emoji Day with declaring most used and favourite emojis, announcement of new ones, among others.

IBM seeks $167 million from Groupon in dispute over early internet patents

Jul 17 2018

IBM asked a U.S. jury to award it $167 million in a lawsuit accusing e-commerce marketplace operator Groupon Inc of using patented technology without authorization.

FANG surge leads stock market recovery, putting Netflix in spotlight

Jul 16 2018

The FANGs have gotten their bite back, and they are helping Wall Street erase the wrenching correction that beset it in February.

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