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France has recently introduced a new “GAFA tax” – named after the large internet and technology companies viz. Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon – to ensure the global giants pay a fair share of taxes on their massive businesses in Europe. The so-called GAFA tax targeting major digital firms comes into force on 1st January ..
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The repressive central Asian nation of Turkmenistan has recently launched its first messaging app ‘BizBarde’, which will allow the exchange of messages, files, photos and videos. Here, the likes of Facebook and Whatsapp are banned. It is one of the world’s most isolated regimes where Western services including Twitter and Viber, along with popular Russian ..
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ReUnite app launched by government in June 2018 to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India
Union Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched a mobile application called ReUnite; helps to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. It also uses Amazon Rekognition, web facial recognition service to identify missing kids.
On June 29, Suresh Prabhu, the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, launched a mobile application “ReUnite” in New Delhi to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. The app is multiuser where parents and citizens can upload pictures of children, and provide detailed description like name, birth mark, address, ..
Online campaign #IamThatWoman launched by Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) to end gender bias in women against women
The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has launched an online campaign #IamThatWoman to end gender bias in women against women.Through the campaign, the Ministry seeks to highlight the various aspects of women standing ‘by’ and ‘for’ women. The purpose of the campaign is to shed light on the enormous contributions made by ..