‘FB, Google, Twitter won’t be reined in by Trump order’

The world’s mighty digital platforms will be reined in only when privacy regulation knocks their business model of “uninhibited data collection” which in turn will erode their margins, and it’s unlikely that firestorms over content policy regulation will spark major change, co-director of the Digital Platforms and Democracy Project at Harvard Kennedy School told IANS. Continue Reading

NT compiles major business booms of the decade

With 2019 coming to an end, News Today compiles a list of sectors that made a huge dent. They were chosen based on impact they made to our lives. From online shopping to food delivery, from watching web series to e-learning, the 2010s has been a decade to remember. Continue Reading

San Francisco Travel Association pitches city as premium travel destination

San Francisco Travel Association is an independent not-for-profit destination marketing organization with a mission to enhance the local economy by marketing San Francisco and the Bay Area as a premier destination for conventions, meetings, events and leisure travel. Continue Reading

SC asks Centre to come with guidelines to curb social media misuse

Technology has taken a “dangerous turn”, the Supreme Court observed today and asked the Centre to apprise it within three weeks about the time-frame needed to come up with guidelines to curb misuse of social media in the country. Continue Reading

BJP leads election spend on Google; expenditure touches Rs 1.21 cr

Political parties have spent more than Rs 37 crore on 831 election advertisements since 19 February on Google platforms, according to the search engine giant’s Indian Transparency Report released today. Continue Reading