Russians meddled in polls, but Trump didn’t collude

Arul Louis(IANS)- Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that the inquiry into alleged cooperation between Russia and US President Donald Trump’s campaign in the 2016 election found there was no collusion between them, although it established Moscow’s interference. Speaking to reporters in Washington before the release of a redacted version of the inquiry report, […]

BJP supporters pitch for Modi in California

Ritu Jha- Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party supporters, community leaders and elected officials in northern and southern California organized efforts to drum up support for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party in their efforts to win a second term in office. India’s federal Lok Sabha election 2019 started April 11 and will conclude […]

Trump, Sanders emerge top fundraisers in US race

Arul Louis- The two aspirants for the party nominations for the 2020 presidential elections from the two extreme ends of the electoral spectrum, US President Donald Trump and self-described socialist Bernie Sanders, are leading the race in poll fund-raising. According to their campaign finance filings for the first quarter, Trump’s war chest is about $30 […]

Facebook explored plans to sell users’ data: Report

IANS- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg discussed for years plans to sell access to users’ data to fight rivals, NBC News reported on Tuesday, citing leaked documents. “Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly […]

Facebook joins GAME to train entrepreneurs in India

IANS- Facebook and the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) — a consortium of public and private organizations — on Tuesday announced a partnership to train entrepreneurs and create jobs across India. Phase one of this partnership, to be rolled out this year, will cover 10 states including Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jammu and Kashmir […]