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A group of LGBTQ YouTubers are reportedly suing the video-sharing platform and its parents firm Google over poor moderation of "hate" content and unfairly restricting the videos of LGBTQ creators.

Twitter Launches Ashoka Chakra Emoji For 73rd Independence Day Aug 14 2019

Ahead of India's 73rd Independence Day on August 15, Twitter on Wednesday launched a customised Independence Day emoji of the Ashoka Chakra.

India’s Extramarks Wins Global Educators’ Award for Best Education App Aug 13 2019

Extramarks, India’s leading education technology company, was recognized for its efforts towards creating cutting-edge learning solutions at the Global Educators Fest 2019.

Google's Jobs Search Draws Antitrust Complaints From Rivals Aug 13 2019

Google’s fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates, but several rival job-finding services contend anti-competitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits.

Facebook Not To Buy Houseparty Over Anti-Trust Concerns Aug 13 2019

As the US regulators investigate Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp and Instagram, the social networking giant has reportedly shelved plans to buy popular group video chat app called Houseparty.

Reliance-Microsoft Cloud Tie-Up Poses Threat To Amazon, Google In India Aug 13 2019

Reliance Industries Ltd on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, in a move that deepens the offerings of its Jio telecoms unit while posing a direct challenge to rival cloud services such as Amazon.com & Alphabet’s Google.

Contacts On iPhones Vulnerable To Hack Attack: Report Aug 12 2019

Apple has never shied away from boasting about how secure its systems are, but researchers have found that contacts saved on iPhones are vulnerable to an SQLite hack attack which could infect the devices with malware.

Uber Loses $5 Billion, Misses Wall Street Targets Despite Easing Price War Aug 09 2019

Uber Technologies Inc reported a record $5.2 billion loss and revenue that fell short of Wall Street targets on Thursday as growth in its core ride-hailing business slowed, sending its shares down 6%.

Apple Offers Record 'Bounty' To Researchers Who Find iPhone Security Flaws Aug 09 2019

Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates.