WhatsApp Business now has over 15 million users in India; introduces new features

WhatsApp now over 50 million users of its business app globally, of which more than 15 million are in India.

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No links with China, planning significant investment in India: Zoom

The video-conferencing app is planning to make a significant investment in India over the next five years and ramp up hiring.

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'Very close' to level 5 autonomous driving technology: Tesla chief Elon Musk

During the conference, Tesla CEO Musk spoke about work at Shanghai's Gigafactory which is Tesla's first production facility outside the US for the company's Model 3 and Model Y cars

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Huawei urges Britain not to rush into 5G decision; grant stay of execution

The plea followed reports of Prime Minister Boris Johnson receiving a damning security agency reassessment about the long-term safety of Huawei.

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Microsoft Teams gets new features including Together Mode, Video Filter and Live Reactions

Microsoft Teams is getting a new feature called 'Together Mode' which will allow users to share the same background.

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Facebook takes down accounts and pages of Trump ally Roger Stone

The social media platform said Stone and his associates had used fake accounts and followers to promote Stone’s books and posts.

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Republican lawmakers accuse Twitter of being biased against conservatives

They also accused a Twitter official of using using insulting language to talk about the president and a White House official. However, they did not name the official.

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Survey says Amazon, Google pump millions into websites spreading misinformation about COVID-19

A new report reveals that major conglomerates like Google and Amazon will funnel $25 million in 2020

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Apple expands independent repair shop programme to Europe, Canada

Apple began the program last year in the United States after years of lobbying against state-level "right to repair" bills that would have compelled it to provide parts to independent shops

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US tech giants face hard choices under Hong Kong's new security law

While the US social media services are blocked in mainland China, they have operated freely in Hong Kong.

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Instagram unveils 'Reels' in India to woo TikTokers after app ban

The app will allow users to create videos with popular songs, but with a cap of 15 seconds on it

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Now, Trump considers banning China's TikTok

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had earlier said the Trump administration was looking at banning Chinese apps including TikTok after it was banned by India

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Facebook not doing enough to fight discrimination, audit says

The auditors' findings are likely to add further pressure to the company which is already facing a boycott by some 900 advertisers

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Facebook boycott leaders 'disappointed' after meeting with CEO Zuckerberg

Facebook has steadfastly refused to fact-check political speech and has a largely hands-off policy on comments from world leaders.

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Instagram rolls out new features including pinned comments

In addition to this, Instagram has begun testing the new Shops feature with select users to help set up a single online store.

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