Elon Musk-Twitter Deal Is a ‘Breath of Hope’, Says Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has described Elon Musk’s proposed takeover of Twitter as a “breath of hope” during the recent meet in Brazil on Friday. Bolsonaro also added that he hopes the US billionaire would help end the “lies” about his widely criticized stewardship of the Amazon rainforest. Read…

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WhatsApp Request Account Info Feature Rolling Out on Desktop: Report

WhatsApp has reportedly started rolling out an update that lets users request your account information on WhatsApp on desktop. Users will only be able to access the Request Account Info feature only after updating their WhatsApp desktop beta to the latest v2.2219.3. Read More | Source: Gadgets 360…

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Netflix to Settle Tax Dispute With Italy for $59.1 Million, Opens First Office in Rome Hiring Over 40 Employees

Netflix has agreed to settle a tax dispute with Italy for a period covering October 2015 to 2019. The US streaming service has been asked to pay EUR 55.8 million (around Rs. 460 crore). As a backdrop to the payment agreement, Netflix has now opened an office in Italy, setting…

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Google to Allow Tinder Owner Match to Offer Alternate Payment Systems to Users on Play Store

Google has now reached an agreement with Match, after the dating app maker company announced that Alphabet will allow the it to offer users a choice in payment systems. A few days back, Match sued Google as a “last resort” to prevent Tinder and its other apps from being booted…

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Uber Says It Hiked Fares to Provide Relief to Drivers From Impact of Recent Rise in Fuel Prices Across India

Uber, a ride-hailing app, has said on Thursday that its hiked fares will provide relief to drives against the growing fuel prices across India. The company believes that the recent hikes will boost the earnings per trip for the drivers. Read More | Source: Gadgets 360…

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WhatsApp to Introduce Cloud-Based API Services, Confirms Meta Platform CEO Mark Zuckerberg

WhatsApp will launch free cloud-based API services to get more businesses using the app, announced Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s messaging event on Thursday. Zuckerberg said the offering would mean “any business or developer can easily access our service, build directly on top of WhatsApp to customize…

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Amazon, Meta, Google owner Alphabet to Face Strong Opposition From Schroders Over Workers, Digital Rights

Schroders, Britain’s biggest listed asset manager, has announced on Wednesday that it will vote against 11 resolutions at Amazon, Facebook parent Meta and Google owner Alphabet concerning workers’ and digital rights at their annual general meetings. Schroders said it was declaring its intention to vote against management on the issues…

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Twitter Says Will Step Up Fight Against Misinformation on Platform With New Policy

Twitter says it’s stepping up its fight against misinformation with a new policy cracking down on posts that spread potentially dangerous false stories. The change is part of a broader effort to promote accurate information during times of conflict or crisis. Read More | Source: Gadgets 360…

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Google’s Russian Subsidiary To File for Bankruptcy, Will Continue to Provide Free Services to Customers

Google’s Russian subsidiary’s spokesperson has said on Thursday that the US tech giant’s branch will file for bankruptcy as the authorities have seized its bank account following a series of spats with Moscow. Google has been under increasing pressure in Russia for several months. Read More | Source: Gadgets…

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Elon Musk Shares Mock Tweets Amid Tesla’s Cut From S&P 500 ESG Index Over Discrimination Claims, Accidents

Elon Musk’s Tesla has been removed from S&P 500 ESG Index because of issues including claims of racial discrimination and crashes linked to its autopilot vehicles. The electric carmaker CEO Musk responded with harsh tweets, stating “ESG is a scam.” The sustainability index has added Twitter and oil refiner Phillips…

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