The Rajasthan government is considering a ban on social messaging apps like WhatsApp around exam centres to prevent cheating, instead of the current practice of disabling the mobile internet services entirely.
Cloud technology company Twilio Inc said it would buy email technology firm SendGrid Inc in an all-stock deal valued at about $2 billion (£1.5 billion), combining two firms that handle communications between apps and their users.
Facebook, which has its largest user base in India, said that a recent hacking into its system has affected about 30 million users.
On a hot morning in India’s tourist mecca of Jaipur, an open truck painted in the signature lime-green colours of Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service pulls into a dusty lane, where five men spill out and begin to perform a skit.
Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is reportedly planning to allow advertisements to be displayed in the "Status" section of the app, the media reported.
Messaging platform WhatsApp said it has set up a system in India that stores payments-related data locally in the country to comply with RBI regulations.
The Supreme Court asked the Centre to file its reply on a plea alleging that WhatsApp does not comply with the Indian laws, including the provision for appointing a grievance officer.
Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram introduced a new feature "Nametag" to make the process of finding and adding people and accounts easier.
Zuckerberg described the incident as a “really serious security issue” in a conference call with reporters.
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