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Instagram will let some content creators in the United States charge subscriptions to fans, allowing popular users to dabble with a way to make steady money as the platform competes for online stars. Social media users whose posts draw large audiences help platforms from Twitch and YouTube to TikTok and Instagram generate revenue, so social
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Rainbow Six Extraction, first and foremost, is an extension of a well-established IP. Following early disappointment and massive amounts of developer support, Rainbow Six Siege — the series’ online-only reboot launched in 2015 — has outlived all of Ubisoft’s expectations and become a multi-year ongoing game (dubbed games-as-a-service in industry parlance). As of two Decembers
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Gehraiyaan trailer will release Thursday, January 20, Viacom18 Studios has confirmed to Gadgets 360. The exact release time for the Gehraiyaan trailer is 2:30pm IST on Thursday, Gadgets 360 has learnt. The first feature-length project from Kapoor & Sons director Shakun Batra in over five years, Gehraiyaan stars Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday, and
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Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail (ABFRL) websites are still vulnerable and not safe for customers, the hacker group that allegedly leaked the company’s data has claimed in a conversation with Gadgets 360. The data that appeared online was of 700GB in size and included over 5.4 million email addresses of customers and employees that had
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Kyiv believes a hacker group linked to Belarusian intelligence carried out a cyberattack that hit Ukrainian government websites this week and used malware similar to that used by a group tied to Russian intelligence, a senior Ukrainian security official said. Serhiy Demedyuk, deputy secretary of the national security and defence council, told Reuters that Ukraine
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When the superintendent of Albuquerque Public Schools announced earlier this week a cyberattack would lead to the cancellation of classes for around 75,000 students, he noted that the district’s technology department had been fending off attacks “for the last few weeks.” Albuquerque is not alone, as five school districts in the state have suffered major
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Flipkart Group on Thursday announced the acquisition of Yaantra, an electronics re-commerce company, for an undisclosed amount as part of efforts to strengthen its re-commerce business and enhance after-sale offerings for its customers in the smartphones segment. The acquisition has been effected through FK Group Entity, F1 Info Solutions and Services that is engaged in the
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More than 80 fact checking organisations are calling on YouTube to address what they say is rampant misinformation on the platform. In a letter to CEO Susan Wojcicki published Wednesday, the groups say the Google-owned video platform is “one of the major conduits of online disinformation and misinformation worldwide.” YouTube’s efforts to address the problem,
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A federal judge has ruled that the Federal Trade Commission’s revised antitrust suit against Meta, formerly known as Facebook, can proceed, shutting down the social media company’s request for a dismissal. In a revised complaint filed last August, the FTC argues that the company pursued a “buy or bury” strategy against rivals to suppress competition.
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Amazon has filed fresh legal challenges in its long-running dispute with Indian retailer Future Group after the national antitrust agency suspended a 2019 deal between the two sides, leading to a halt in their arbitration, four sources told Reuters on Sunday. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) last month suspended its approval of Amazon’s 2019
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China’s New Oriental dismissed 60,000 employees and saw operating income plunge by 80 percent after Beijing enforced new sweeping rules on the country’s private education industry that barred for-profit tutoring last year, according to its founder. Yu Minhong, who founded the company in 1993, published the figures on his official WeChat account on Saturday in a
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India’s competition watchdog on Friday ordered an investigation into Alphabet’s Google following allegations from news publishers, saying its initial view was that the tech giant had broken some antitrust laws. In its order, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said Google dominates certain online search services in the country and may have imposed unfair conditions
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Poland’s most powerful politician has acknowledged that the country bought advanced spyware from the Israeli surveillance software maker NSO Group, but denied that it was being used to target his political opponents. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland’s ruling conservative party, Law and Justice, said in an interview that the secret services in many countries
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China’s copyright authority said on Thursday digital music platforms are not allowed to sign exclusive copyright agreements except in special circumstances, amid a regulatory crackdown on monopolistic behaviour in the country’s private sector. The National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC) gave the order on Thursday at a meeting in Beijing with influential digital music platforms,
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Stephen Hawking’s 80th birthday is being celebrated by Google with a special animated Doodle. It features a two-and-a-half-minute-long video in the physicist’s own computer-generated voice which depicts his contributions to the universe and illustrates the battle of life with his affected health condition — neurodegenerative disease. With his well-known views of black holes and the
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