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Flipkart on September 22 announced the launch of a service marketplace called Flipkart Xtra that is aimed to bring part-time earning opportunities for individuals, service agencies, and technicians. Initially, the marketplace is beginning with allowing people to join as delivery executives, though it aims to scale up further and enable service agencies and technically skilled
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Amid reports of Amazon probing bribery-related charges against some of its legal representatives in India, the US e-commerce giant on Monday said it takes allegations of improper actions seriously and investigates them fully to take appropriate action. Without confirming or denying allegations, Amazon said it has “zero tolerance for corruption”.According to a report by The
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Facebook on Saturday slammed a Wall Street Journal series of articles about the social media company’s platform as containing “deliberate mischaracterisations” and said the articles “conferred egregiously false motives to Facebook’s leadership and employees.” The Wall Street Journal, citing a review of internal company documents that included research reports, online employee discussions and drafts of
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Emmys are back — and can be watched online on Sunday night in the US or Monday morning in India. Technically they returned last week as the Creative Arts Emmys — where all technical categories and some acting awards were handed out — but the main event is on Sunday. The winners for the remaining
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Google Doodle is celebrating the life of Japanese educator and biochemist Michiyo Tsujimura on her 133rd birthday. Tsujimura is known for her path breaking research into the nutritional benefits of green tea. The researcher found that green tea contained a large quantity of Vitamin C — the first molecular compound to be discovered in it.
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Former NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who had warned people in July this year against government agencies using military-grade spyware to keep a tab on them, has now urged them to not use the services of ExpressVPN. “If you’re an ExpressVPN customer, you shouldn’t be,” he tweeted. Snowden also shared a tweet by Joseph Menn, an investigative
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South Africa’s department of justice faced a massive ransomware attack earlier this month and it is reportedly still trying to restore its operations back to normal. The attack took place on September 6, 2021, when ransomware encrypted all the information systems provided by the department. This made all electronic services — including email and website
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The Teamsters workers’ union has launched campaigns to organise employees in at least nine Canadian facilities of US e-commerce company Amazon, according to Reuters interviews with union officials. The influential union took the first step earlier this week to organise employees at one of Amazon’s Canadian facilities, and the interviews reveal it is widening such efforts
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US Federal Trade Commission staff presented data on Wednesday on small acquisitions by five big technology companies, and the agency scrapped guidelines on vertical mergers which combine a company with a supplier – both steps indicating plans to be tougher on deals. Following a study begun during the Trump administration, the FTC staff found that Facebook,
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The 5G spectrum auctions will “most probably” be held in February 2022, and the government may even try for a January timeline, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Wednesday. Speaking to PTI, Vaishnaw said that the telecom reforms package cleared by the Cabinet is adequate for the survival of existing players, and will ensure robust
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Zoom is introducing a range of new features to make video meetings more productive and assist the hybrid and remote working culture. At its annual Zoomtopia conference, Zoom announced that it is adding real-time, multi-language transcription and translation for Zoom calls soon. The new real-time translation feature will help to reduce language barriers during video
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Android app makers suing to stop Alphabet’s Google from siphoning up to 30 percent of their sales received little reassurance about their chances on Friday as a judge allowed a comparable fee charged by Apple Inc to stand. Developers including “Fortnite” maker Epic Games in the last year took aim at the two biggest mobile app
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