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TECH 18 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Pokémon Go’ Community Weekend this Sunday hints at Team Rocket

Pokémon Go confirms its next Community Day on July 21 features Mudkip, rolls out a few updates, and also hints at the introduction of classic bad guys Team Rocket.

TECH 13 Feb 2019 | 2:30 AM

Smart devices like Nest getting hacked in digital home invasions

Arjun and Jessica Sud routinely use a baby monitor to keep tabs on their seven-month-old's bedroom. Last month, they heard something chilling through the monitor: A deep male voice was speaking to their child.

TECH 11 Jan 2019 | 6:00 AM

Social media giants plan push-back on India's new regulations: sources

Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would require them to actively regulate content in one of the world's biggest Internet markets, sources close to the matter said.

TECH 20 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

An online battle for 900 million hearts and minds: India braces for 2019 election

When India votes in a general election next year, it will be the world’s largest democratic exercise, and the biggest ever test of the role of social media in an election.

TECH 16 Jul 2018 | 3:59 AM

Arrests after India mob kills man over WhatsApp child kidnap rumour

Indian police said July 15 they have arrested 32 people after a man was killed by a mob in the country’s latest lynching over suspicion of child kidnapping sparked by rumours on WhatsApp.

TECH 06 Apr 2018 | 5:30 AM

Facebook pressed over role in people smuggling

A United Nations migration official called for Facebook to police its site and its WhatsApp messaging subsidiary for use by abusive human smugglers.