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Sherman Anti-trust Act

Recently, the UC FTC (Federal Trade Commission) filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Facebook under Sherman Anti-trust Act. The social media giant is under the scanner for its acquisition of Instagram and Whatsapp. Why was the lawsuit filed against Facebook? According to the lawsuit, the actions of Facebook deny consumers the benefit of competition. The aim ..

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WhatsApp Pay: NPCI approves WhatsApp to join UPI Payment

On November 6, 2020, the National Payment Corporation of India approved the Facebook owned messaging Application, WhatsApp to “Go Live” on UPI. This is to be achieved through new feature of WhatsApp called “WhatsApp Pay”. Key Highlights In order to achieve this, WhatsApp has partnered with five banks namely ICICI Bank, Indian Bank, Axis Bank, ..

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Annual Status of Education Report for Rural India: Key Facts

The Annual Status of Education Report for Rural India was recently released by Pratham Education Foundation. The survey was conducted in 26 states and four Union Territories. Key Findings According to the survey, only one-third of the surveyed children had access to online learning. Only 11% of the surveyed children had access to live online ..

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Goa to Use Whatsapp to Communicate COVID 19 Test Results

Goa Health Minister Vihwajit Rane has stated that the state is mulling the use of the social media platform Whatsapp for communicating the results of the COVID 19 testing in the state. The development comes on the back of the delay in getting results for the deadly virus infection in the state. The state government ..

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MyGov Corona Helpdesk wins Global Awards

The AI enabled MyGov Corona Helpdesk has won two awards under the categories of Best Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit and festival of AI and Emerging Technology. The festival is held in London annually MyGov Corona Helpdesk The MyGov Corona Helpdesk is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based chatbot. It provides timely updates to the ..

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