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In the most recent entry of “The Facebook Files” series of exposes, the Wall Street Journal claimed, citing leaked documents, that Facebook's own engineers have doubts about how successful artificial intelligence will be in cleaning up hate speech and excessive violence on the platform.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 10:20 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Sindh government officials confirmed that they would not release them and instead seek permission from the court to keep them detained.
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 08:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Islamabad |Imtiaz Ahmad , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
In 2002, Pearl, the 38-year-old journalist of The Wall Street Journal’s South Asia bureau, was abducted and beheaded while he was in Pakistan investigating a story of terror groups’ links to Al Qaeda.
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 05:59 AM IST
Washington |Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma
Brazil is the first country to complete late-stage trials of CoronaVac, which is also being tested in Indonesia and Turkey.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 01:31 PM IST
Sao Paolo/Rio De Janeiro |Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The ads, slated to run in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, carry the headline “We’re standing up to Apple for small businesses everywhere.”
Published on Dec 16, 2020 03:39 PM IST
The clinical trials required by the FDA can’t prove any vaccine is perfectly safe, but what we’ve learned through these trials should be reassuring. You can’t get the disease from these vaccines, and the risks associated with them are tiny compared to risks associated with getting Covid-19.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 10:29 PM IST
The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that Google was deciding whether to impose severe penalties on IAC over what Google concluded were “deceptive marketing practices”.
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 06:18 AM IST
Reuters |Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
India’s confirmed dose purchases exceed 1.5 billion which is more than European Union’s 1.2 billion doses and the United States 1 billion doses.
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 08:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The Congress in August wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and called for an inquiry into a report suggesting the social media company was biased towards the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in censoring hate speech
Updated on Oct 29, 2020 12:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
The executive, Allison Hendrix, said the tool violates Facebook rules prohibiting automated bulk collection of data from the site. Her letter threatened “additional enforcement action” if the takedown was not effected by November 30.
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 03:21 AM IST
Boston |Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
The outcry over Facebook’s threat was immediate after The Wall Street Journal first reported the news Friday because the “Ad Observer” tool provides valuable insights into what ads are targeting specific types of voters.
Updated on Oct 25, 2020 07:25 AM IST
Boston |Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
The Supreme Court also accepted an appeal by the family of the slain Wall Street Journal reporter to join as a party in the case.
Published on Sep 28, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Islamabad |Imtiaz Ahmad
Keith Leverkuhn and Michael Teal, who oversaw the development of the aircraft, didn’t concede any procedural mistakes, according to the article, which cited transcripts of closed-door interviews that will be part of a government report to be released this week.
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 03:54 PM IST
US regulators are considering adding Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. to a list of foreign buyers that need government permission to acquire technology or components, according to The Wall Street Journal and other outlets.
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 02:16 PM IST
Beijing |Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
Covid-19 vaccine developers plan pledge, Russian shot ‘passes early trial test’: All you need to know
Coronavirus disease outbreak has killed nearly 870,000 people and infected more than 26 million others worldwide as well as upended hundreds of millions of lives and wreaked havoc on the global economy.
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 09:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
Facebook explained how its decisions on these issues are not taken unilaterally but through a collective decision involving different views from teams around the company
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Facebook has been courting controversy since earlier this month when reports emerged that Das had allegedly let communal posts by members of the ruling BJP slide, even though they were in violation of its hate-speech policy
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 03:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Deeksha Bhardwaj
Venugopal’s letter to Zuckerberg came in the wake of an article in Time magazine, which Congress said “revealed more information and evidence of biases and a quid pro quo relationship” of Facebook India with the BJP.
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
Its commercial model incentivises hate speech, threatens democracy, and disrupts peace
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 05:57 AM IST
K C Venugopal, the Congress general secretary (organisation), kept up the party’s attack in a letter to Zuckerberg over the issue. He referred to the report and said the social company provided the BJP with “favourable treatment on election-related issues”.
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 06:11 PM IST
In 2014, KN Govindacharya wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call off his meeting with Facebook’s co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, until issues such as data protection, taxation and user privacy are not resolved.
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 11:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Smriti Kak Ramachandran
In her complaint, Das said the threats began on Friday evening after the WSJ report appeared. The alleged harassment included death threats on Twitter, threats on Facebook and circulation of her photographs on social media with defamatory comments.
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 02:59 AM IST
While tendering the resignation, Murdoch also cited differences over certain strategic decisions of the company.
Updated on Aug 01, 2020 11:32 AM IST
London |Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The Wall Street Journal Friday night reported that Microsoft, headed by Indian-American Satya Nadella, is in advanced talks to acquire the US operations of TikTok. The deal could run into billions of dollars.
Updated on Aug 01, 2020 08:56 AM IST
Washington |Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
This week, Milan sits down with podcast regulars Sadanand Dhume of the American Enterprise Institute and the Wall Street Journal and Tanvi Madan of the Brookings Institution for a special live edition of the Grand Tamasha news round-up.
Updated on May 20, 2020 07:33 AM IST
How India is faring in its pitched battle against the Coronavirus, the reasons behind festering anti-China sentiment among many Indians across the political spectrum and more.
Published on Apr 22, 2020 07:46 AM IST
Boeing Co is set to offer buyout and early retirement packages to employees, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a bid to mitigate the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Published on Apr 02, 2020 03:32 PM IST
This week, Milan Vaishnav sits down with podcast regulars Sadanand Dhume and Tanvi Madan to discuss US President Donald Trump’s India visit, Delhi riots and more.
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 09:54 AM IST
The report said that the Chinese government is using “visas” as weapons to intimidate journalists from abroad “like never before”.
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis
The three expelled Beijing-based WSJ reporters are not known to have contributed to the piece titled “China is the Real Sick Man of Asia”, written by US-based professor, Walter Russel Mead.
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis