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The Chinese Cyber Regulator recently launched a hotline to report online criticism that defame the ruling Communist Party and its history. The regulator has vowed to crack down “Historical Nihilists” ahead of the hundredth anniversary of the Communist party that falls in July 2021. About the initiative The hotline launched will allow people to report ..
Category: International Current Affairs
China’s state-run news agency, Xinhua has launched the world’s first female AI news anchor ‘Xin Xiaomeng’ to read alongside its male AI news presenters. She was developed jointly by Xinhua and search engine company Sogou Inc. Xiaomeng is expected to make a debut in March during the upcoming meetings of the country’s national legislature and ..
Marissa Mayer has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Yahoo – world’s 2nd largest search engine by query volume. Prior to her appointment, she served as the top executive at Google. Mayer will lead the product innovation in distressed internet company by introducing new perspective. Mayer, a Stanford University graduate, in her ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Internet behemoth Google registered 255 instances of India requesting for online content censorship, posing a sharp increase of 49% in the second half of 2011. India’s request formed part of 1,000 demands from governments around the world to remove objectionable materials such as YouTube videos, web searches, and blogs. India objected to 133 YouTube ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
July 29, 2009: South Africa to speed up preferential trade agreement with IndiaJuly 29, 2009 : India, IATA sign pact on skill developmentJuly 28, 2009: India’s per capita foodgrain supply dipsJuly 29, 2009: Microsoft, Yahoo sign 10 years search deal to fight googleAugust 3, 2009: Fall in Delhi Rental ratesAugust 3, 2009 : Companies Bill, ..
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