July 23, 2021

Facebook responds to the New York Times’ blockbuster exposé

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By Steve Dent From engadget But fails to address some of the report’s key findings. The New York Times recently published a bruising Facebook report saying, among other things, that the social network knew about Russian interference well before it said, feared Trump supporters and lobbied against critics. The nature of the article stunned even […]

UK wants tech giants to pay two percent tax on digital revenues

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By AJ Dellinger From engadget The proposed tax targets companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon while sparing startups. The British government announced a new “digital services” tax that would take two percent of revenues generated by tech giants, according to Sky News. The tax would skim cash off of what the companies make from services […]

Artificial Intelligence: Study options in India and abroad

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By Anisha Singh From NDTV Artificial Intelligence is basically a computer based system which can perform tasks which normally require human assistance. This can include speech recognition, visual perception, language identification, decision making etc. Artificial Intelligence: Study Options In India And Abroad NEW DELHI:  Students in the country are done with exams and have their […]

IRS seeks court order to make Facebook turn over info related to asset transfer

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By Kelly Phillips Erb From Forbes The U.S. Department of Justice filed a petition this week to force social networking company, Facebook Inc., to turn over information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about the transfer of assets to Facebook’s Irish holding company, Facebook Ireland Holdings Limited (Facebook Ireland). The petition, which was filed in U.S. […]

Judge rejects $324.5M settlement in anti-poaching case involving Apple, Google

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From The Times of India The ruling by US District Judge Lucy Koh scotches a settlement reached in April, prolonging a 3-year-old case. SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn’t enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple […]