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Facebook report shows increase in data requests from India

In keeping with the global trend, the Indian government requested social networking giant Facebook for data 6,324 times in the first half of 2016 — up from 5,561 requests in the earlier July-December 2015 period, Facebook’s latest Government Requests Report revealed on Saturday. Facebook restricted access to 2,034 pieces of content “in response to legal requests from law enforcement agencies ... Read More »

Italy plans Monte dei Paschi di Siena rescue if private bailout fails

Italy is prepared to launch a multibillion-euro rescue of Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) by the end of this week if the bank fails in its last-ditch effort to secure €5bn (£4.2bn) from private investors, according to a finance ministry official. The official told the Guardian the ministry was “fully confident” that the world’s oldest bank would be able ... Read More »

Twitter removes @names on replies from iOS app, brings them back after uproar

Twitter timelines were full of complaints against the experimental change where the names mentioned would be stripped from the start of replies in the notification tab and would not be counted towards the character count in replies. According to a report in BuzzFeed on Friday, Twitter had announced the changes in May and had been testing them since then. “But ... Read More »

FTSE recovers from Trump shock to hit one-week high

Britain’s top share index ended higher, boosted by mining companies and drugmakers, after a volatile Wednesday that saw the index slumping 2 percent in early trading following Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election. Republican Trump stunned the world by defeating his heavily favoured Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, raising concerns that his victory could cause economic and global uncertainty. ... Read More »

Twitter tests using content from Moments to describe what’s trending

Twitter is testing a way to provide more context on what’s trending by using the title of a matching Moment as a description, TechRadar has learned. On Friday, we noticed the trend for basketball player Ben Simmons had a short blurb below it: “No. 1 draft pick Ben Simmons fractures his foot.” Typically, the number of tweets about a trend ... Read More »