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Ban on TikTok app would harm free speech, China's Bytedance tells India's Supreme Court

Apr 11 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian court's call for a ban on the popular video app TikTok will hurt free speech rights, China's Bytedance Technology Co has said in a request for the Supreme Court to quash the directive.

Ban on TikTok app would harm free speech, China's Bytedance tells India's top court

Apr 11 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian court's call for a ban on the popular video app TikTok will hurt free speech rights, China's Bytedance Technology Co has said in a request for the Supreme Court to quash the directive.

RPT-Ban on TikTok app would harm free speech, China's Bytedance tells India's top court

Apr 11 2019

NEW DELHI, April 11 An Indian court's call for a ban on the popular video app TikTok will hurt free speech rights, China's Bytedance Technology Co has said in a request for the Supreme Court to quash the directive.

Indian low-caste leader says statues of herself reflect popular will

Apr 02 2019

NEW DELHI A powerful leader of India's low-caste community on Tuesday told a court that setting up dozens of statues of herself reflected the will of the people to honor her and others at the bottom of the rigid Hindu caste hierarchy.

Uber drives Middle East mapping push ahead of IPO: source

Mar 25 2019

BENGALURU Uber Technologies Inc is six months into a major mapping project that fills holes in its coverage of Middle Eastern cities ahead of a possible takeover of regional rival Careem Networks and this year's hotly anticipated initial public offering, according to a source with knowledge of the project.

India markets election tourism: forget the Taj Mahal what about a Modi rally?

Mar 25 2019

NEW DELHI India's frenetic cities, historical monuments, tasty food, and beautiful scenery may be among the biggest attractions for foreign tourists.

New Zealand massacre shows how online users find ways to share violent videos

Mar 16 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU The Friday massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, was not the first internet broadcast of a violent crime, but it showed that stopping gory footage from spreading online persists as a major challenge for tech companies despite years of investment. | Video

New Zealand massacre shows how online users find ways to share violent videos

Mar 16 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU The Friday massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, was not the first internet broadcast of a violent crime, but it showed that stopping gory footage from spreading online persists as a major challenge for tech companies despite years of investment. | Video

Facebook product chief Cox to exit as focus shifts to messaging

Mar 14 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc's chief product officer and one of its earliest employees, Chris Cox, said on Thursday he is leaving the company just days after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg revealed a plan to transform the world's biggest social network into an encryption-focused messaging company. | Video

FEATURE-Some Facebook content reviewers in India complain of low pay, high pressure

Feb 28 2019

HYDERABAD, India/SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 28 On a busy day, contract employees in India monitoring nudity and pornography on Facebook and Instagram will each view 2,000 posts in an eight-hour shift, or almost four a minute.

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