Cambridge Analytica Controversy: IT Ministry Issues Notice To Facebook

Adding a new facet to the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT), India, has reportedly issued a letter to Facebook seeking information regarding the data leak of any Indian citizens. This comes hot on…

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Christopher Wylie Says Congress Was A Client

It looks like the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data leak controversy will not die down soon. In a fresh twist to the controversy, CA whistleblower Christopher Wylie has claimed that the data analytics firm worked extensively in India and “believed”…

Latest Update On Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Mark Zuckerberg Vows To ‘Step Up’ Security

The controversy around Cambridge Analytica — the political data firm which has been accused of ‘harvesting’ personal data taken illegally from social media sites and used to influence elections — took another turn on Thursday, when Facebook CEO took responsibility…

Can Indian E-commerce Players Switch From B2C To B2B Like Amazon, Google, Netflix & FB?

If there’s one lesson Indian web companies can learn from Amazon is the transformation as a one-stop IT vendor. The company, one of the leading providers of cloud computing has brought its Amazon approach to IaaS. Well not just that,…

Latest Update On Cambridge Analytica Controversy: CEO Alexander Nix Suspended

Cambridge Analytica, the political data firm which has been accused of “harvesting” personal data taken illegally from Facebook and used to influence elections, suspended their chief executive officer Alexander Nix on Tuesday. The decision to sack Nix comes hot on…

Facebook Playing Holier Than Thou By Banning Cambridge Analytica. Is It The Real Culprit?

The Cambridge Analytica scandal has raised a big question on Facebook’s privacy policy. The questions now arise can the social media giant be trusted with my personal information? How is it safeguarding my personal data? Is my personal information vulnerable…

Big Blow for Bitcoin: Google To Ban All Cryptocurrency-Related Ads Starting June

Come June, you will see no ads on cryptocurrencies on YouTube and on other Google platforms. The tech giant just announced that they will ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related products that can raise millions of dollar from investors. The…

Qubole Appoints Namit Jain To Head Worldwide Engineering Management

Qubole, the cloud-native big-data activation platform and company, announced on Tuesday, the appointment of Namit Jain as the Senior Vice President of the Engineering division. Jain is an Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, alumni and has worked with noted organisations…

Inside Facebook’s AI-Powered Speakers Aloha & Fiona, And Why FB Ventured Into Hardware Business

Facebook is planning to venture into consumer hardware business with its own smart speakers, which they have internally code-named as Aloha and Fiona. The social media giant will launch the new speakers in mid-2018. The work on the the 15-inch…

Why Did Facebook Shake Up Its AI Research Team?

Facebook recently did a massive organization reshuffle by appointing CEO of Benevolent AI Jerome Pesenti as VP of AI and will oversee FAIR, Facebook’s Applied Machine Learning group and future AI-focused organizations. However, contrary to reports, Jerome Pesenti (ex-IBM executive)…

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