“During the 2016 assembly polls in the state, Mannan and Chowdhury had played an important role in forging the electoral understanding with the Left Front. His appointment would help to further strengthen the ties,” said a senior Congress leader. … [Read more...] about Congress’ Bengal president pick sends clear message to Mamata Banerjee
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As per the law, even e-shopping websites can’t force you to share personal data other than what’s necessary for processing the order, but a lot of websites don’t let you proceed if you leave the mobile number field blank. You can choose to report such websites. Or else fill up just about any number in it, but then jiska number unintentionally de doge, uski kaafi baddua lagne ka chance hai. That’ll be uncool. … [Read more...] about A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Want my mobile number? No way!
Sushant’s team shared a message for his fans: “It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We request his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life, and his work like they have done so far. We request media to help us maintain privacy at this moment of grief.” “Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is investigating,” DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesperson Mumbai Police said. … [Read more...] about Sushant Singh Rajput had shared his 50 dreams, wanted to teach women self-defence and send kids to study at NASA
New York: Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.Starting today, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds.Facebook says most of the affected users (more than 70 million) are in the US, though there are over a million each in the Philippines, Indonesia and the UK.In addition, all 2.2 billion Facebook users will receive a notice titled "Protecting Your Information" with a link to see what apps they use and what information they have shared with those apps. If they want, they can shut off apps individually or turn off third-party access to their apps completely.Reeling from its worst privacy crisis in history --allegations that this Trump-affiliated data mining firm may have used ill-gotten user data to try to influence elections -- Facebook is in full damage-control mode.CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that he made a "huge mistake" in … [Read more...] about Facebook to send data-use notices to all affected by Cambridge Analytica breach
It was during the lockdown that the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), which supplies Cauvery water to the City, realised that it did not have a database of its consumers. So now, it has started the exercise to put together a database of all its 20 lakh consumers, including households and establishments, to be completed in two months. It’s learnt that the BWSSB officials or water meter readers are dropping a form with 17 questions across the city. Currently, the Board supplies about 1,400 million litres per day (MLD) of water to about 20 lakh connections and earns about Rs 100 crore a month as revenue from water bills. Some of the questions include: owner’s mobile number, number of floors and houses, availability of internal metering, overhead tank, automatic water level controller, sewage treatment plants, borewell and open well, rainwater harvesting and rain water discharge to BWSSB’s sewage network. No database with BWSSB Once the database is … [Read more...] about BWSSB is building a database of consumers