Indian activists have petitioned a parliamentary panel to summon the heads of US tech firms including Facebook and Alphabet’s Google and question them on issues ranging from tax compliance to data privacy. The petition, sent by a group that previously dragged WhatsApp to court and a right-wing political activist, comes a day afterRead More →

Revving up its hardware efforts, social networking giant Facebook is now planning to build its own Augmented Reality (AR) glasses, TechCrunch reported. “Yeah! Well of course we’re working on it,” Facebook’s AR Head Ficus Kirkpatrick was quoted as saying on Thursday at TechCrunch’s AR/VR (virtual reality) event in Los Angeles. “We are buildingRead More →

Facebook said on Thursday that it would no longer dispatch employees to the offices of political campaigns to offer support ahead of elections, as it did with US President Donald Trump in the 2016 race. The company and other major online ad sellers including Alphabet’s Google and Twitter have long offered free dedicated assistance to strengthenRead More →