Facebook to replace work email at RBS

The Royal Bank of Scotland is making Facebook at Work, the latest enterprise product from a company known for its consumer offerings, available to more than 100,000 employees. If you’ve never heard of Facebook at Work, don’t worry. Facebook is trialing the software, which competes against Slack (a buzzy messaging client for teams), email, Microsoft’s…

TrueCaller hacked, 1 million Indians’ data at risk

Syrian Electronic Army broke the news via a tweet saying, “Sorry @TrueCaller, we needed your database, thank you for it.” The hackers openly released TrueCaller’sdatabase host ID, username and password via another tweet.  TrueCaller app is available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry andSymbian platforms. The app’s databases have access codes to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…

Facebook’s Free Basics now open for Reliance subscribers all over India

Mark Zuckerberg today through a Facebook post announced that all Reliance subscribers across India can now access free Internet, for limited basic services, via Facebook’s Free Basics. In October last year, Facebook had launched Internet.org to provide basic Internet services for free of cost to Reliance customers in six Indian states- Tamil Nadu, Mahararashtra, Andhra…

UN Internet Governance Forum closes, highlights linkages with sustainable development

Consensus at the closing 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Brazil today underscored the contribution of Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) and the Internet to the achievement of the recently adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the United Nations announced. Goal 9 of the agenda sets an ambitious target to “significantly increase access to information and…