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Germany approves plans to fine social media firms up to €50m

 German justice minister Heiko Maas, the driving force behind the new bill. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP Social media companies face fines of up to €50m (£43m) if they persistently fail to remove illegal content from their sites under a new law passed in Germany The German parliament on Friday approved the bill aimed at cracking down on hate speech, criminal material and ... Read More »

Asus to launch five ZenFone 4 Series smartphones in July

Well, the smartphones that are going to be launched will reportedly be the Asus ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL), Asus ZenFone 4 Max (ZC554KL), Asus ZenFone 4 Pro (Z01GD), Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie (Z01M), and Asus ZenFone 4V (V520KL/A006). Interestingly, there will be two different variants of the Zenfone 4 flagship. The company might be planning to offer the device in two ... Read More »

NTT Docomo Launches ‘Japan Welcome SIM’ Offering Free Data to Foreign Visitors

HIGHLIGHTS The Japan Welcome SIM is valid for 15 days It will be available form July 1 You can earn free data by watching video ads and filling surveys Japanese telecom operator NTT Docomo is launching a new prepaid SIM for foreign travellers, called ‘Japan Welcome SIM’, which will offer users free Internet service that is valid for 15 days ... Read More »

Taxi drivers extinct within a decade according to survey

A survey of more than 1,200 British members of the public has found that more than a third (36%) believe taxi drivers will be extinct within the next decade. Educators, journalists and tube drivers also made the top five jobs that the public believe risk being obsolete over the next ten years. An online local services marketplace has found that ... Read More »

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube Form Global Working Group to Combat Terror Content

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube announced anti-terror partnership It’s called the ‘Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism’ All platforms will mutually share each other’s resources to fight terror Social media giants Facebook, Google’s YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms. Responding to ... Read More »

US Tech Firms Give Up Security Secrets For Access To Russian Market

  U.S. technology companies routinely share sensitive product security secrets with Russian agencies in order to gain access to the country’s lucrative tech market, a compromise that could enable Moscow’s aggressive hacking efforts against Western governments and companies. Russian officials demand tech companies hand over source codes for security products such as firewalls, anti-virus applications, and encrypted software before they are ... Read More »

Facebook wants to save the world. You’ve got work to do

For the past six months, Mark Zuckerberg has been zigzagging the US on a well-publicized, whirlwind tour to chat with people outside the insular bubble of Silicon Valley. Along the way, Facebook’s CEO met with Ford factory workers in Michigan, cattle farmers in Wisconsin and community leaders in New Orleans. But while Zuckerberg’s been attracting headlines and fueling speculation he wants ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates try opposite paths to education tech in India

BYJU’s app has been downloaded 8 million times, and more than 400,000 students are paying an annual fee of Rs10,000 in a country not known to pay for subscriptions of any kind. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Rushi Parmar lives in Keshod, a Western Indian town so small it has one park, a single-screen movie hall and no shopping mall. For ... Read More »

Bihar Board class 10th results 2017 to be declared today, check at biharboard.ac.in

The BSEB has postponed Class 10 results twice since 30 May following controversies related to the Class 12 results. Photo:HT New Delhi: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is expected to announce Bihar Class 10 result 2017 on Thursday at 11 am on its official website www.biharboard.ac.in The Bihar Board Class 10th result 2017 has been postponed twice since 30 ... Read More »

What’s behind the big market swing from tech to banks

The tech sector can’t lead the market forever: Strategist  Friday, 9 Jun 2017 | 2:08 PM ET | 01:44 Technology stocks are getting beaten up and banks have surged as part of a broader trend that has hit the market this year, where yesterday’s hot hands are today’s also-rans. The two sides have exchanged market leadership over the past week or ... Read More »