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Britain’s competition regulator has fined Facebook GBP 50.5 million (roughly Rs. 520 crores) for breaching an order imposed during its investigation into the US social media giant’s purchase of GIF platform Giphy, the agency said. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said Facebook had deliberately failed to comply with its order, and the penalty served
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About a dozen US senators from both parties on Monday formally introduced a bill that would bar Big Tech platforms, like Amazon and Alphabet’s Google, from favouring their products and services. The bill follows others introduced with the goal of reining in the outsized market power of tech firms, including industry leaders Facebook and Apple. Thus
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Russia said on Tuesday it would this month seek to fine US tech giant Google a percentage of its annual Russian turnover for repeatedly failing to delete content deemed illegal, Moscow’s strongest effort yet to rein in foreign tech firms. Communications regulator Roskomnadzor said Google had failed to pay RUB 32.5 million (roughly Rs. 3.4 crores) in
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China will continue its scrutiny of the Internet sector, rooting out practices including the blocking of site links by rival platforms and ensuring smaller players have room to develop, its industry minister said in an interview published on Sunday. China has been engaged this year in a sweeping campaign across regulators to rein in its
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Hawkeye — the upcoming Marvel Disney+ series with Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld — will be the first Marvel Cinematic Universe series to be offered in Malayalam, Disney+ Hotstar has announced. Unlike what it previously said, Hawkeye will have dubbed versions for Indian audiences in four not three languages: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. Previously,
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India’s Tata Consultancy Services topped quarterly profit estimates on Friday, boosted by growth in its key banking and financial services segment and a strong demand for digital services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s largest information technology exporter is the first among peers to report earnings for the second quarter, with investors looking at the
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WandaVision villain Agatha Harkness is coming back. Kathryn Hahn will reportedly reprise her role as the eponymous witch who disguised herself as nosy neighbour Agnes for much of WandaVision’s Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar run. WandaVision creator, head writer and executive producer Jac Schaeffer will return in those capacities on the WandaVision Agatha spin-off that is
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