Facebook bans militarised calls for poll watching but won’t pull ‘Army for Trump’ video

The world’s biggest social network is scrambling to adjust its rules for the November 3 vote, despite saying last month that it had set its final policies Facebook Inc on Wednesday banned calls for poll watching that use “militarised language,” as it tightened a slew of restrictions ahead of U.S. …

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U.S. Senate panel moves to compel three social media CEOs to testify

U.S. Senate panel moves to compel three social media CEOs to testify

The executives’ testimony is needed “to reveal the extent of influence that their companies have over American speech during a critical time in our democratic process.” a Republican Senator said. A Senate panel voted on Thursday to compel testimony from the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter as lawmakers opened …

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Reserve Bank ropes in Amitabh Bachchan for customer awareness campaign

Mumbai: After sport stars, the Reserve Bank has roped in Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the customer awareness campaign to prevent gullible account holders from being duped by fraudsters. As part of the public awareness initiative of RBI, the regulator keeps informing about dos and don’ts that have to be …

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Mukesh Ambani gets Rs 7,500 crore from Silver Lake for 1.75% stake in Reliance Retail

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani‘s Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Saturday said it has received Rs 7,500 crore from US private equity firm Silver Lake Partners, which has picked up 1.75 per cent stake in its retail arm. Earlier, on September 9, RIL had announced that Silver Lake would invest Rs 7,500 …

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Mukesh Ambani gets Rs 7,500 crore from Silver Lake for 1.75% stake in Reliance Retail

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani‘s Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Saturday said it has received Rs 7,500 crore from US private equity firm Silver Lake Partners, which has picked up 1.75 per cent stake in its retail arm. Earlier, on September 9, RIL had announced that Silver Lake would invest Rs 7,500 …

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Facebook critics start rival, independent ‘oversight board’

The group says Facebook panel is too limited in its scope, autonomy. A group of prominent Facebook critics, including one of the social network’s early investors and a journalist facing jail time in the Philippines, are launching their version of an “oversight board” to rival the company’s own. The group …

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Facebook suspends fake Russian accounts, warns of U.S. election hack-and-leak threat

The Russian foreign ministry did not respond to a request for comment after normal working hours in Moscow. Russia has repeatedly denied allegations of election meddling Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has dismantled three networks of fake accounts which could be used by Russia’s intelligence services to leak hacked …

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RIL’s dominance is reason behind $200 bn valuation

In February, just before the pandemic affected stock valuations, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) were in a neck and neck fight in India. The market capitalization of the two firms hovered around ₹8-8.5 trillion. In end-March, when stocks were at their bottom, RIL’s market capitalization …

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