The government has fixed fifty lakh registered users as the threshold for defining 'significant social media intermediary ', which will have to adhere to additional obligations and compliance under the new IT rules that seek to crack down on misuse of social media platforms . The new rules, announced earlier this week, require 'significant social media intermediaries' to follow additional due diligence, including the appointment of a chief compliance officer, nodal contact person and resident grievance officer. All three officials will have to reside in India. They will have to publish a monthly compliance report and details of the contents removed proactively. At present, the country has 53 crore WhatsApp users, 44.8 crore YouTube users, 41 crore Facebook subscribers, 21 crore Instagram clients, while 1.75 crore account holders are on microblogging platform Twitter. "The Central Government hereby specifies fifty lakh registered users in India as the threshold for a social … [Read more...] about Government sets 50 lakh users threshold to define ‘significant social media intermediary’ under IT rules
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HBO Max is the premium network's streaming service featuring all the channel's regular programming plus an amped-up library of extra shows, movies and originals. In an unprecedented move, HBO Max will stream all Warner Bros.' new, theatrically released movies at no extra charge the same day each film hits US cinemas this year -- they'll stay on HBO Max for one month only. The latest first-run film on Max is Tom and Jerry, an update of the classic cartoon that mixes live-action filming with computer-generated animation; it began streaming Friday. Next up will be Godzilla vs. Kong on March 31. (See the next section for a list of all the titles and their expected release dates and times.) But HBO Max has killed its weeklong free trial . That means if you want to stream originals, like the four-hour-long (!) Snyder Cut of Justice League coming March 18, or any of the Warner Bros. movies on its 2021 slate, including Matrix 4 and Dune later this year, you need to … [Read more...] about HBO Max: How to watch Tom and Jerry, Snyder Cut and everything else to know
Special Feature Special Report: 5G: What it means for edge computing (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature, helps business leaders understand how cloud providers, telecoms, and carriers will make 5G part of their edge-computing plans. Read More You have until the end of the day to preorder the Galaxy S21 and get all the perks that go with it. Every major US carrier and most retailers are accepting preorders for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. They're all offering $200 in Samsung credit for you to grab accessories on its site, as well as a free Samsung SmartTag. If you're planning on getting any Galaxy S21 model, now is the best time to buy it. There likely won't be any major price reductions -- let alone complimentary credit and gifts -- for months, so the pre-order deals on offer right now are truly worth it. First look: Galaxy S21 and everything else... SEE FULL GALLERY … [Read more...] about Those fantastic Samsung Galaxy S21 preorder deals end soon
Android & Chill Developers have a tough job and there are ways that Google could make it easier. Jerry Hildenbrand 27 Feb 2021 0 Source: Jerry Hildenbrand / Android Central We just got our first very early peek at Android 12 and like every version that came before it, there will be new features. Some will be big features while some will be small, but as always, there will be one or two that each of us would really like to see added to our favorite app. But for most of us, even on the best Android phones , it will become a waiting game. Some independent developers will be able to include support for Google's new stuff rather quickly and that's a testament to hard work combined with a bit of luck that made it a little easier to implement. But know that most developers that still maintain the best Android apps will be working hard to make the new stuff work without breaking all the existing stuff. That's what developer previews and beta testing … [Read more...] about How Google could improve Android apps for everyone, according to these developers
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more . Nerd Party What to expect from the biggest Google conference ever. Alex Dobie 13 May 2016 43 [ ]/google-io-2016) It's Google I/O time! The 2016 installment of Google's annual developer conference kicks off Wednesday, May 18 in Mountain View, California with a two-hour opening keynote. With a new venue and the promise of announcements on the future of Android N , VR, Chrome OS and much more, it's sure to be one of the highlights of the year in mobile tech. With just a few days to go until developers descend on Shoreline Amphitheater, we've rounded up details of what we're expecting from Google I/O 2016. A new venue Shoreline Amphitheater. Photo credit: Coolcaesar on Wikipedia. Aside from what's actually announced and shown at Google I/O 2016, attendees will experience this year's conference in a new way, at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Google's hometown of … [Read more...] about Google I/O 2016 preview: Android N, Android VR, Project Chirp, Play Store on Chromebooks and more!