Meet Google Neighbourly: An app for trusted community interactions in India
Google Neighbourly is a Q&A app that aims to facilitate local trusted communities in India to find answers to everyday questions about the locality, routine life and more.
Recruit Holdings Buys Glassdoor for $1.2 Billion
Japanese human resources firm Recruit Holdings has just acquired popular job portal Glassdoor for a cool $1.2 Billion. Amidst struggles to find more funding, Glassdoor was brought by the same company that also owns rival portal "Indeed". Glassdoor was valued at $850 million.
Nawabshah in Pakistan just saw the highest recorded temperature on Earth for April
The city of Nawabshah in southern Pakistan recorded a temperature of 50.2 Celsius, which is quite possibly the highest temperature ever measured on Earth in the summer month of April. As a heat dome currently covers the Indian subcontinent, death tolls are already in double digits.
Facebook Wants to Resist the Spread of Fake News in India using Fact Checkers
Amidst data-leak, privacy, and false information issues its facing worldwide, Facebook has partnered with BOOM, a Mumbai-based fact-checking organization, to tackle the spread of "Fake News" in India ahead of the Karnataka State Assembly Elections of 2018.