Getty Images Slammed After Google Bows To Pressure Over Image Indexing

Google is facing a major backlash after they bowed to pressure from Getty Images over the use of their search engines image indexing system. Millions of Companies who use the search engine to hunt for none copyrighted images are now being restricted from getting access to high res images after Getty Images complained to the European Commission, accusing Google of anti-competitive practices. The only problem is that many of the images that Getty Images claim…

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Facebook to seek verification by post for election ads

Facebook plans to send postcards in the US mail in order to verify the location of people requesting to buy adverts related to US election candidates. Katie Harbath, a director at Facebook, said at a conference that a postcard would be sent to the advertiser’s address with a code, which they would need to share to complete the booking. Facebook is part of the US investigation into election meddling. Thirteen Russians have been charged with…

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BBC says Hyderabad could be India’s next Silicon Valley

Hyderabad: One of the largest and oldest news broadcasters in the world, BBC News, has said that Hyderabad is giving Bengaluru ‘a run for its money’ as a startup destination in India. In a 2.13-minute video story titled ‘A tale of two Indian tech cities’, produced by Pamela Parker and Medhavi Arora, startups in Hyderabad explain why they like the city and why they chose Hyderabad over Bengaluru, which for years, BBC says, has enjoyed…

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