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10 December, 2018 9:10 AM SWIFT India ropes in ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya as board chairman

SWIFT India on Monday said it has appointed ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya as the new chairman of its board. SWIFT India is a joint venture of top Indian public and private sector banks and SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication). Bhattacharya will succeed former banker M V Nair, who is stepping down after completing 54

2 December, 2018 12:27 PM WhatsApp chief writes to RBI, seeks nod to expand payment services to all users

New Delhi: WhatsApp Chief has written to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), seeking a formal nod to expand payments services to all its 200 million users in India. The messaging app, which has drawn fire from the government over spread of fake messages on its platform, continues to wait for a regulatory clearance to launch full-fledged payments operations 64

27 November, 2018 4:56 AM Google Maps Update Brings Hashtag Support in Reviews for Easier Search

Google seems to have silently added support for hashtags to make it easier for users to find places that suit their needs. According to a new report, Google has confirmed that the new feature was added to the app over a week ago on Android. As of now, it has reportedly been announced to Google Maps' Local Guides programme members. Google Maps apparently 72

21 November, 2018 12:13 PM WhatsApp Names Ezetap Co-Founder Abhijit Bose as Its First India Head

Facebook-owned WhatsApp said on Wednesday that it has appointed Abhijit Bose as head of its operations in India, its biggest market by users. Bose, the co-founder and Chief Executive of mobile payments firm Ezetap, is the first-ever country head for the messaging platform, WhatsApp said in a statement. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Cornell 80

9 November, 2018 4:52 AM BBC launches fake news fight-back campaign in India, other countries

The Beyond Fake News project, which officially launches on Monday, will include panel debates in India and Kenya. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has devised a new campaign that is aimed at fighting back against disinformation and fake news with a major focus on global media literacy, including workshops and debates in countries like India 94

2 November, 2018 3:51 PM Rajasthan Assembly Polls 2018: Congress to bring out Vasundhara Raje's 'report card'

Rajasthan Congress on November 2 said it will soon bring out a "report card" of chief minister Vasundhara Raje-led state government's performance, highlighting its "unfulfilled promises". Addressing a press conference, Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot said the "report card" would be an analysis of the promises made by the government and those 86

5 October, 2018 10:26 AM WhatsApp, Jio Campaign to Encourage Responsible Messaging Use on Jio Phone

Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Reliance Jio on Friday started a campaign to train people about using the mobile messaging platform responsibly on their Jio Phones. Starting October 9, WhatsApp and Jio would visit 10 cities in different states including Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan for street plays and engage users to guide them on meaningful and positive 85

4 October, 2018 8:33 AM Facebook Messenger Kids App Sees US FTC Complaint Filed by Child Experts

Children's and public health advocacy groups say Facebook's kid-centric messaging app violates federal law by collecting kids' personal information without getting verifiable consent from their parents. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and other groups asked the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate Facebook's Messenger Kids for violating 65

1 October, 2018 2:13 AM After Wife Objects To WhatsApp Chat, Man, Female Friend Commit Suicide

Upon receiving information about the death, the man's 19-year-old female friend also committed suicide by consuming toxic substance, a police official said. K Shiva Kumar, an electrician by profession, allegedly hanged himself to death in his house on Saturday while his childhood friend C Vennela, after learning about his death, got depressed and consumed 66

24 September, 2018 5:19 PM WhatsApp appoints grievance officer for India, but in the US

Sources in the IT ministry reveal the government has taken a grim view of the decision to station the grievance officer in the US. Cyber security experts largely call it a cosmetic move. Facing heat from the Indian government which wants it to be more accountable for content - primarily fake news - being cuicrulated, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has appointed 74