Uddhav Thackeray’s word will be final, says Aaditya on Maharashtra govt formation

Newly-elected Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray said on Thursday party chief and his father Uddhav Thackeray’s word on government formation in Maharashtra will be last. Aaditya Thackeray’s comment came after a delegation of Shiv Sena leaders met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari amid a discussion between his party and alliance […]

Facebook contractor Cognizant to cut 13,000 jobs, shut some content businesses

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ,one of Facebook Inc’s content review contractors, said on Wednesday it would shut some content moderation business, including those focusing on identifying objectionable content, resulting in about 6,000 job cuts. The information technology services provider will also eliminate up to 7,000 jobs in its other units […]

Breaking down NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware, WhatsApp’s video-calling vulnerability

WhatsApp on Thursday sued Israel-based surveillance firm NSO Group for allegedly hacking the messaging platform to spy on about 1,400 users. The targeted users included activists, journalists, and senior government officials among others. WhatsApp alleged that NSO Group exploited a vulnerability in its video-calling feature to conduct the cyber attacks. WhatsApp and […]