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Airbnb Rules Out 2018 Share Offering, Shakes Up Ranks

Homesharing giant Airbnb said Thursday it won’t launch a share offering in 2018 as it announced key changes in its leadership team. Airbnb, one of the most valuable venture-backed startups and a leader in the so-called “sharing economy,” announced that chief financial officer Laurence Tosi is leaving and appointed Belinda Johnson to the position of chief operating officer. The shakeup will delay ... Read More »

Video: Presidium School flouts CBSE rules by issuing TCs to children mid-session

A CBSE affiliated school, Presidium Indrapuram, in Ghaziabad has issued transfer certificates to a few students in the middle of the session on July 25, defying CBSE rules and Bye-laws, Article 21A of the Constitution in particular and of Section 16 of the RTE Act in general. Parents had been protesting against exorbitant fee hikes and illegal charges. Their wards ... Read More »

Facebook, Google Protest Proposed Changes to US Net Neutrality Rules on ‘Day of Action’

Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies protested online on Wednesday against proposed changes to US net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain Internet services over others. In support of the “Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality,” more than 80,000 websites – from big social media platforms like Facebook to streaming ... Read More »

E-Commerce Sites Must Show MRP, Other Details From Next Year, Government Rules

HIGHLIGHTS E-commerce websites should mention MRP on products from Jan, 2018 Government rules that other details like expiry date should be given too “Consumers deserve the same protection online as offline,” said the govt To protect online consumers, the government has made it mandatory for e-commerce companies from January 2018 to print not only the MRP on goods but also ... Read More »

Facebook Hate Speech Rules Protect ‘White Men’ but Not ‘Black Children’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is reported to be censoring posts in favour of ‘White men’ But it allowed hate postings against ‘Black kids’ on its platform Facebook recently pledged to nearly double its army of censors to 7,000 Facebook’s censorship rules that are meant to prevent hate speech and fake news might be protecting ‘White men’ over ‘Black children’, a media report said. Facebook ... Read More »

Screen set-top box and apps enforce the ‘screen time’ rules you set for your kids

Anyone with kids can fall prey to this trap: You just need a few minutes alone, to do laundry, take a phone call, or just enjoy a little peace and quiet. So you park the kids in front of the TV for 20 minutes…. Or longer. A new startup, Screen, says it can enable you to manage your kids’ screen ... Read More »