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Facebook agreed to all this in order to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that the company violated a 2012 FTC order by deceiving users about their ability to control the privacy of their personal information. (Representational Image)
25 Jul 2019 12:16 PM

In addition to paying the penalty, Facebook has agreed to new restrictions and a modified corporate structure.

In a split decision by the FTC, two members said the penalty was insufficient. (Photo: File | AP)
24 Jul 2019 7:24 PM

Federal Trade Commission said the penalty was the largest ever imposed on any company for violating consumers' privacy.

The deal, which follows a lengthy investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), allows Facebook to avoid prosecution for its data protection lapses. (Photo: File | ANI)
24 Jul 2019 2:46 PM

The real question, remains what type of restrictions and requirements will be placed on FB to ensure future compliance.

The US remains the single-largest export market for the Indian IT industry.
24 Jul 2019 12:57 PM

In a one-of-its-kind engagements programme, the delegation of small and medium enterprises visited several states in the US.

Their programme aims to stabilise the economy, strengthen institutions and thereby put Pakistan on a path of sustainable and balanced growth, said IMF's Acting Managing Director David Lipton.
22 Jul 2019 5:03 PM

Recently, the IMF cleared a USD 6 billion bailout package to cash-strapped Pakistan to overcome economic difficulties.

There are at least 630,000 Indians who are undocumented, a 72 per cent increase since 2010, SAALT said in its report.
21 Jun 2019 1:05 PM

The increase in illegal Indian-Americans can be attributed to Indian immigrants overstaying visas, the report said.

The H-1B programme issues US visas to skilled foreign workers. (Representational Image)
21 Jun 2019 12:35 PM

Trump Administration has no plans to place caps on H-1B work visas, said State Department spokeswoman.

India also needs to come up with policies that attracts global companies to look at the country as an alternative to China when it comes to manufacturing, USISPF's Mukesh Aghi said. (Representational Image)
31 May 2019 9:58 AM

USISPF is recommending the new government to seriously look at a Free Trade Agreement with the US.

The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, US officials accuse China of backtracking on promises made during months of talks.
18 May 2019 2:37 PM

CNBC, citing sources, said the trade talks had stalled and the next round of discussions was “in flux.”


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