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Reimagining Public Sector Analytics
Reimagining Public Sector Analytics


Cloud-based messaging service app Telegram unveils new updates, users to get ‘infinite’ emoji statuses

The premium users can pick reactions from an infinite selection of custom emojis. They can now attach up to three reactions per message.

Germany prepares ground to slap $6.7 million fine on messaging platform Telegram

The cloud-based instant messaging app’s operator can be fined for failing to abide by laws requiring social media sites to police their users’ actions

Telegram beats TikTok, Signal and Facebook to become the most downloaded app worldwide in January

Telegram was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for January 2021 with more than 63 million installs, 3.8 times its downloads in January 2020.

YouTube, Meta announce fresh policy initiatives to plug online extremism

YouTube has announced to take fresh steps to combat online extremism by removing more violent content and promoting media literacy with young users.The move is part of the White House roadmap to fight hate.
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DotPe raises $58 million in series B funding, eyes financial services foray

The funding round saw participation from existing investors PayU, the payments and fintech business of Prosus, and InfoEdge Ventures.

Russia slaps fines on US BigTech including WhatsApp for ‘extremist activity’

This comes just days after the Russian competition watchdog slapped a 2 billion roubles ($34.2 million) fine on Google early this week.

Ukraine accuses US BigTech companies of failing to curb online Russian propaganda

The US tech companies including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube have restricted or blocked Russian state-run media accounts since early stages of the war.

Russia clears bill for stricter penalties on global tech majors with no physical Operations in the country

President Putin led government has cleared legislation slapping stricter penalties including monetary on tech companies that fail to open an office in Russia.
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As global tech giants exit Russia, local firms pounce, show tech atmanirbharta

Russian domestic enterprises are capitalising and finding opportunities in Russia's rising digital isolation.

Australia tightens noose around BigTech companies, slaps new regulatory framework to check misinformation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority will also be able to enforce an internet industry code on uncooperative platforms.