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Facebook testing new app 'LOL' for kids to share funny content

The app has drawn criticism with more than 100 child health experts writing an open letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2018 urging him to discontinue the app.

Microsoft launches e-commerce portal for Telangana's handloom weavers

The "re-weave.in" will host signature collections created by the weaver communities, and showcase traditional designs and products created from natural dyes.

Facebook faces 'record-setting' fine over privacy violations: Report

The highest financial penalty ever imposed by FTC was $22.5 mn on Google in 2012 for privacy violations, and the Facebook fine is "expected to be in the excess of that".

Amazon, Samara Capital’s bid to acquire More supermarkets gets CCI nod

The deal is valued at around Rs 4,200 crore.

Tesla to lay-off 7 per cent full-time staff as it eyes new investments

The news comes on the heels of Tesla CEO Elon Musk laying the foundation of a Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai earlier this month -- the first outside the US.

Mukesh Ambani calls for movement against data colonisation

Ambani said that data must be controlled and owned by Indian people and not by corporates, especially global corporations.

Angel tax exemption only first in series of major steps: Top govt official

Earlier this week, the government liberalised norms including removing the need for an inter-ministerial committee's approval to avail angel tax exemption.

10 non-profit startups hosted by B’luru based incubator N/Core graduate on Demo day

The startups showcased innovative solutions in education and housing to tackle poverty.

Huawei to roll out 'EMUI 9.0' in India from next week

The OS comes with India-specific features like support for up to 22 Indian languages, customised Indian calendar.

IIT-Madras launches startup to train students in Artificial Intelligence

The startup "PadhAI" offers an affordable hands-on course on 'Deep Learning' which is the most successful sub-field of AI.