German Regulator Wants to Stop WhatsApp/Facebook Data Sharing

A German regulator is the latest to object to data being shared between WhatsApp and Facebook, and is taking steps to stop it.

India Will Give $1 Billion to Chip Manufacturers That Set Up In-Country

In its bid to become a major manufacturing powerhouse, India is offering $1 billion in cash incentives to chipmakers that set up in-country.

India Wants to Block WhatsApp Data Change

India is asking a court to block WhatsApp from sharing data with Facebook, saying the change violates local laws.

India May Ban All Types of Cryptocurrency

India has proposed legislation that would ban cryptocurrencies, in the most restrictive such legislation worldwide.

India Wants WhatsApp to Abandon Its Planned Privacy Changes

India has asked WhatsApp to reconsider its announced privacy changes, the latest backlash the company is facing.

Huawei Will Take Part In India 5G Trials

Despite allegations that Huawei represents a major security risk, India is set to include the company in 5G trials, according to the International Business Times. Huawei is facing pressure around the world due to concerns it represents a way for…

Truecaller Flaw Puts 150 Million Users at Risk

Zak Doffman at Forbes is reporting on a newly discovered vulnerability in the Truecaller app that puts 150 million iOS and Android users at risk. Truecaller is one of the premier caller ID apps, identifying unknown calls from mobile, landline…

Bumble CEO: Launching in India to Further Empower Women

Bumble is launching in Inda with the help of its new investor and brand ambassador actress Priyanka Chopra. The CEO of Bumble, Whitney Wolfe, said in an interview that they have made several changes in an effort to empower women and to make them feel more comfortable using the app in India.

Uber Rapist Given Life in Prison in India

An Indian Uber Driver, who was convicted of rape while endangering the life of a woman, kidnapping, and criminal intimidation last month, has been given a sentence of life in prison. Shiv Kumar Yadav was found guilty in Delhi on…

Facebook Slows Staff’s Internet So They Know What 2G Browsing Feels Like

Many of Facebook’s more than 1.5 billion users aren’t browsing Facebook with the same lightning fast (heh) speed as you are. In many countries, like India for example, Facebook users must suffer through 2G speeds. With that in mind, Facebook…