Facebook removes fake accounts linked to Philippine military, police

Facebook has removed dozens of accounts for breaching its foreign or government interference policies, including several with links to the Philippine military and police. The social media operator uncovered “the full scope” of such activities after investigating information brought to its attention by the civil society and Rappler, an independent news organisation in the Philippines.  …

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TikTok removed 104M videos for guideline violations, majority from India and US

TikTok removed more than 104.54 million videos from its platform in the first half of this year for breaching its community guidelines or terms of service. The number accounts for less than 1% of all videos uploaded on the Chinese app maker’s platform, with the largest volumes removed from India and the US at 37.68 …

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Commentary: How India’s ancient caste system is ruining lives in Silicon Valley

It may seem bizarre that the caste system, a centuries-old system that organises and stratifies human society, continues to play a heavy role in deciding which Indians prosper and which don’t within a space many consider to be an uber-meritocracy — the US tech landscape. A recent lawsuit against two Indians, filed by California’s Department …

ادامه مطلبCommentary: How India’s ancient caste system is ruining lives in Silicon Valley

India’s ancient caste system is ruining lives in the Valley

It may seem bizarre that the caste system, a centuries-old system that organises and stratifies human society, continues to play a heavy role in deciding which Indians prosper and which don’t within a space many consider to be an uber-meritocracy — the US tech landscape. A recent lawsuit against two Indians, filed by California’s Department …

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PropertyGuru secures $220M in latest funding

PropertyGuru has snagged SG$300 million ($220.65 million) in its latest fundraising efforts, as it looks to build up its digital offerings and further drive expansion plans across the region. Specifically, the funds will be tapped to facilitate its growth strategy in key markets such as Vietnam and Malaysia.  The Singapore-based online property marketplace added that …

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Singapore firms credit COVID-19 for clarifying digital transformation plans

The ongoing global pandemic has brought a silver lining for some organisations in Singapore and around the world, where it boosted budgets and cleared the path for their digital transformation plans. It also pushed businesses to find new ways to engage customers and transform their digital communications.  In fact, 96% of organisations in Singapore said …

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Singapore gathers global energy firms to seek out new innovation for sector

Four international energy companies have joined hands with Enterprise Singapore in their call for startups to pitch and develop digital solutions to help address key challenges in their sector. Specifically, 19 challenge statements around robotics, sustainability, work flow, and asset management have been issued.  Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and ConocoPhillips as well as the Singapore government …

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Samsung offers cash rewards for Fold 2 buyers in Korea

Image: Samsung Samsung is offering a cash return program for 10,000 Galaxy Fold owners in South Korea if they buy the new Galaxy Z Fold 2, the company said on Friday. They will get 1 million won ($840) in cash if they return their Fold and purchase a Fold 2, the South Korean tech giant …

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Singapore slaps $447,000 fine on broadband operators for service outages

Singapore telcos StarHub and M1 have been fined a total of SG$610,000 ($447,090) for broadband service disruptions that occurred in April and May this year. Two of the outages later were found to be due to human oversight, including a system configuration.  In determining the financial penalties, industry regulator Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) said …

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Samsung to supply Verizon with $6.6 billion worth of network equipment

South Korean tech giant Samsung has clinched a network equipment supply deal with US carrier Verizon, the company publicly disclosed on Monday. The contract for wireless telecommunication solutions between Samsung Electronics America and Verizon Sourcing LLC is worth around 7.9 trillion won, around $6.6 billion, the conglomerate said. The size of the deal is equivalent …

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