Sprint Is Throttling Microsoft’s Skype Service, Study Finds

Sprint spokeswoman Lisa Dimino said the telecom company doesn’t “single out Skype or any individual content provider in this way.” Microsoft declined to comment. Sprint Corp. has been slowing traffic to Microsoft Corp.’s Internet-based video chat service Skype, according to new findings from an ongoing study by Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts. More […]

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Paytm Says Registered 600 Percent Growth in UPI Transactions in 6 Months

Registered 179 million UPI transactions in October: One97 Communications HIGHLIGHTS Registered 179 million UPI transactions in October: One97 Communications In September, Paytm had registered over 137 million UPI transactions “50 percent of all utility payments are being made using Paytm UPI” Alibaba and SoftBank-backed Paytm on Friday said it witnessed 600 percent growth in the […]

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Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Acquisition of GitHub Approved by the EU

Github has a community of over 28 million developers worldwide HIGHLIGHTS Effective competition in the relevant markets would continue: EC Microsoft in June announced to acquire GitHub Github has a community of over 28 million developers worldwide The European Commission on Saturday announced it has approved the $7.5 billion (roughly Rs. 51,200 crores) acquisition of […]

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YouTube Brings First Pop-Up Space to Delhi-NCR

Creators at YouTube Pop-Up Space Delhi HIGHLIGHTS YouTube on Thursday unveiled its second Pop-up Space in India It was introduced in Hyderabad last year Pop-up Space will host three themed sets from October 5-7 YouTube on Thursday unveiled its second Pop-up Space in India, and the first in Delhi-NCR. It was introduced in Hyderabad last […]

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With Data Breach of 50 Million Users, What’s Next for Facebook?

Facebook confirmed late Friday that third party apps, including its own Instagram app, could have been affected. For users, Facebook’s revelation of a data breach that gave attackers access to 50 million accounts raises an important question: What happens next? For the owners of the affected accounts, and of another 40 million that Facebook considered […]

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Twitter Curbs Access for 143,000 Apps in New Crackdown, Sets New Rules for Developers

Twitter Curbs Access for 143,000 Apps in New Crackdown, Sets New Rules for Developers Twitter said Tuesday it had removed more than 143,000 apps from the messaging service since April in a fresh crackdown on “malicious” activity from automated accounts. The San Francisco-based social network said it was tightening access to its application programming interfaces […]

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Facebook Sets Up Subsidiary in China

Information Publicity System last week and seen by Reuters on Tuesday. Facebook has set up a subsidiary in China and plans to create an “innovation hub” to support local start-ups and developers, the social media company said on Tuesday, ramping up its presence in the restrictive market where its social media sites remain blocked. The […]

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