Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Jack Ma to Step Down as Chairman: Alibaba Set for ‘Big Challenge’

Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday, leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the $460 billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core e-commerce business has slowed sharply. As Ma, who turns 55 on Tuesday, holds centre…

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing: India Time, How to Watch Live Stream Video by ISRO

Photo Credit: NASA Chandrayaan-2 — or its landing spot — aren’t in this photo, by the way HIGHLIGHTS Chandrayaan-2 landing time is between 1:30-2:30am IST In India, ISRO, Doordarshan, and Hotstar to offer live telecast Pragyan is the name of the Chandrayaan-2 lunar rover JUMP TO Chandrayaan-2 moon landing: how…

Google’s YouTube to Pay $170 Million Penalty for Collecting Data on Kids

Highlights YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children’s channels $170 million settlement was based on revenues from data collected: FTC YouTube knowingly served targeted ads to young children: New York AG Google, which is owned by Alphabet, and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million (roughly Rs….

World of Warcraft Nostalgia to Boost Activision Blizzard: Barron’s

  HIGHLIGHTS Hours-long wait times to log into the game reported The game set a record for launch-day concurrent viewers on Twitch The business model for World of Warcraft is highly profitable: Barron’s The initial reception for a re-launched version of a classic video game points to potential stock price…

Facebook Acknowledges Flaw in Messenger Kids App

HIGHLIGHTS Two US senators had raised privacy concerns about the application Facebook said it spoke to the US FTC about the matter The senators have said that they are disappointed by Facebook’s approach Facebook acknowledged a flaw in its Messenger Kids app, weeks after two US senators raised privacy concerns about the…