Wikipedia Co-founder to relaunch ‘WikiTribune’ as a social network

Two years ago, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales launched Wikitribune, an online publication meant to combat fake news with original stories by reporters and "citizen...

Twitter to ban political ads starting November 22

Twitter has finally outlined how its ban on political ads will work, and it's considerably clearer -- if not as clear as some would...

Facebook unveils Facebook Pay for WhatsApp, Instagram, other apps

There’s really no shortage of ways to give people money via your phone, but that — nor growing calls that the company is already...

Dilip Chitre converted his second-hand Maruti van into solar-powered vehicle

The eureka moment for Dilip Chitre came when he converted his second-hand Maruti van into a solar-run vehicle last year. It took 25 years...

42 malicious apps affected 8 million Android users

Security researchers have detected a massive year-long adware campaign where the involved apps were installed on Android users devices eight million times from Google...

Delhi Metro stations to get EV charging facilities soon

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has been finding ways to extend the last mile connectivity for Metro users in Delhi. For the same, the corporation...

BBC fights censorship by launching mirror site on the dark web

Government censorship of the internet is an issue in many countries, with officials blocking websites for hosting content which is critical of administrations or...

Firefox to give personalised reports on third-party trackers

Back in June, Firefox launched Enhanced Tracking Protection, a feature that tries to protect your privacy by blocking more than a thousand third-party trackers...

Facebook begins testing dark mode for web interface

Months after announcing its plans to give a design overhaul at the F8 Conference in May, Facebook has finally begun rolling out the dark...

All Aadhaar-social media linking cases moved to Supreme Court

Accepting Facebook's plea, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed transfer of various petitions, related to guidelines for regulation of the social media in India,...

IIT Kharagpur graduate develops device to curb vehicular air pollution

An IIT Kharagpur graduate has invented a device called “PM 2.5” which he claimed when fitted near the silencer pipe in vehicles will curb...

Twitter to stop users from retweeting leaders breaking its rules

Twitter said it will restrict how users can interact with tweets from world leaders who break its rules.The social media giant said it will...

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PayPal offers online shoppers discounts and rewards for $4 billion

PayPal has struck a deal to acquire Honey, a shopping platform that offers online shoppers discounts and rewards, for $4 billion.The acquisition, which is...

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