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Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

WhatsApp group admins could be held liable for defamatory content that is shared in the group, following case in India...

23 Jun 2017

INDIA

Enterprise apps are now consumer apps

The difference between designing for consumer and enterprise applications has narrowed down drastically in the past few years. It would not be an over statement that the difference - barely exists at all...

By Chirag Shivalker 29 Oct 2015

INDIA

When a selfie is not enough: India abuzz over 'velfie' craze

MUMBAI, INDIA: Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

7 Jul 2015

INDIA

Delhi seeks to block Uber app after rape claim

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Authorities in Delhi have asked the national government to block the Uber app, saying the cab hailing company is operating illegally in the Indian capital...

26 Feb 2015

INDIA

Uber cabbie denies raping Indian passenger

NEW DELHI, INDIA: An Uber taxi driver accused of raping a passenger in the Indian capital denied attacking her, saying he had tried to calm her after she started crying...

4 Feb 2015

INDIA

India says it will not appeal Vodafone tax ruling

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's government will not appeal a court verdict favouring British mobile giant Vodafone in a multimillion-dollar tax suit, in a move aimed at winning back investor confidence...

30 Jan 2015

INDIA

New Delhi bans all web taxis after Uber rape claim

NEW DELHI, INDIA: New Delhi has extended a ban on Uber to all web-based taxi services in the Indian capital...

10 Dec 2014

INDIA

Zuckerberg's plan to get India online

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said his social media network wanted to help India's new prime minister connect remote villages in the country so over 1.2bn people living in the country had access to the internet.

10 Oct 2014

INDIA

Website stops workers from slacking at work

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's new right-wing government has begun an online trial to register staff attendance records, in an effort to lower absenteeism among the country's notoriously work-shy bureaucrats.

9 Oct 2014

INDIA

Smartphone makers seek growth in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Smartphone manufacturers are in a race to capture the bottom of India's economic pyramid as they battle for customers in the fast-growing low-end market where analysts say opportunities are vast.

8 Sep 2014

INDIA

Shoes that show you where you're going

NEW DELHI, INDIA: "Wizard of Oz" heroine Dorothy only had to click her ruby red slippers together and they would spirit her home to Kansas.

1 Sep 2014

INDIA

Intex smartphone costs just $33

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Intex, the manufacturer of a new $33 smartphone billed as India's cheapest said it aims to sell 500,000 devices in the next three months in what it called a "new era" for the market.

28 Aug 2014

INDIA

India is no longer a land of 'snake charmers and black magic'

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a "digital India" could compete with the world and hailed its information technology professionals for banishing the country's image as a land of "snake charmers and black magic".

18 Aug 2014

INDIA

India's Bharti makes $184m in three months

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's top mobile phone firm, Bharti Airtel, reported almost 61% increase in profits - compared with last year - helped by less competition and a wider customer base.

31 Jul 2014

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