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Global tech industry body seeks amendment to India’s directive on reporting cyber security breaches

US-based technology industry body ITI, a member of global tech firms such as Google, Facebook, IBM and Cisco, has sought amendments to the Indian government’s directive on reporting incidents of cyber security breaches. ITI said the provisions under the new mandate could adversely affect organizations and could undermine cyber security in the country. ITI’s country […]

Facebook does not discharge public function in response to petition in Delhi High Court, says parent meta

Social media platform Facebook (Now Meta) on Thursday filed its reply in the Delhi High Court on a petition related to suspension of social media accounts. META said that it is a private entity and does not discharge public functions and hence the jurisdiction of the High Court cannot be invoked against it. META opposed […]

EU antitrust chief calls for global approach to Big Tech to avoid abuse of enforcement gap

Europe’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, the architect of landmark rules to curb the power of US tech giants, on Thursday called for a global approach to Big Tech to stop companies from taking advantage of enforcement gaps. Vestager, who has fined Alphabet’s Google billions of euros and launched investigations into Apple, Amazon and meta platform […]

Mark Zuckerberg teases neural interface wristbands that will let users control other devices

Meta’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, teased a new smart glasses project with EssilorLuxottica on Wednesday, posting a photo of the eyewear company’s president sporting a prototype of a neural interface wristband — which can be used to connect other devices. was designed to guide. “Here’s Leonardo using a prototype of our neural interface EMG (electromyography) […]

Facebook-owner Meta agrees to abide by strict rules imposed by German regulator

Germany’s cartel office said Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc. has “paramount to compete in markets”, a classification that gives the regulator more leeway to curb digital companies’ market power. Under legislation introduced by German lawmakers in early 2021, the cartel office could ban anti-competitive activities. Meta, which also owns Instagram and WhatsApp, operates a robust, […]