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Google enters India’s booming online music market with its YouTube music app

Google's YouTube Music free streaming and download service in India is supported by commercials, while a premium version with no advertisements costs Rs 99.
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Facebook to shift from open sharing to privacy-focused platform, says Mark Zuckerberg

The shift comes at a time encrypted and anonymous posts on Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging application are already helping fuel violence and conflict in places such as India.
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YouTube disables comments for some videos featuring minors amid uproar, loss of advertisers

Google’s video service giant faced flak after it was used by potential predators to exploit minors.
Youtube to remove clips of wing commander Abhinandan as per the directive order from the Home Ministry | Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Youtube may be problematic with ads, but it’s almost indispensable to brands

The Alphabet Inc. search giant is just so vital to advertising that no company that wants to reach consumers can survive without them.
Attendees sit on the Google Assistant Ride at the Google Assistant Playground during the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show

Google is reorganising to tackle changing global policies on security, privacy

In an internal email, Google's new global policy chief described the change as a reaction to policy makers who are increasingly empowered to regulate the company's core businesses.
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Skyscrapers made of wood make a return, helped by Google

Timber is becoming more cost competitive as steel prices rise, and the use of pre-fabricated wood panels allows for quicker construction with less labor.

Why big techs like Google and Facebook are worried about the net’s ‘Next Billion Users’

With number of customers in the rich world not already online rapidly dwindling, the challenge of tech companies is to find its “Next Billion Users” in lower-income markets.
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Google to make details on political advertisements public

Google's decision is an effort to promote "openness to election advertising online". It is also introducing a searchable Political Ads library.
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Google knows you better than your doctor ever could

Google has a history of every symptom I've ever typed into a search bar, everywhere I've been, and can successfully detect flu epidemics.
US President Donald Trump addresses US armed forces members on a Christmas Day video conference call in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

On Christmas Eve, Trump talks to 7-year-old, wonders if he should believe in Santa

China’s fascination with Christmas and a British national who was abducted 32 years ago is coming back home

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Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.


China sends fighters for Pakistan Day parade, days after thwarting Masood Azhar terror tag

China had last week placed a technical hold on a proposal moved by France, the US, and the UK at the UN Security Council for sanctions against Masood Azhar.
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China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?