WhatsApp Payments Launch Waiting Government’s ‘Green Light’, Says Zuckerberg, Hints at Launch in Other Countries

In the midst of issues concerning the spread of fake news and misinformation through its platform, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is seeking the ‘green light’ from the Indian government to officially launch its Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based payments service in the country. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during Read More

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Becomes World’s Fifth Richest Person: Fortune

Following Facebook’s second quarter earnings report that showed the company’s stocks hit record high, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has achieved a personal milestone too, becoming the world’s fifth richest person. According to a report in Fortune on Thursday, Zuckerberg’s net worth hit $72.7 Read More

Facebook, Instagram Posts Will Soon Help Sniff Out Tax Fraud in India

A photo of your shiny new car on Instagram or the Facebook post about your chic holiday cottage may lead India’s taxman to your door. Starting next month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will begin amassing a warehouse of virtual information collected not just from traditional Read More