India’s proposed data protection might force companies to introduce user verification

Yesterday, India circulated a new version of its much-awaited Data Protection bill amongst the members of parliament. The bill, which will be discussed in the parliament soon, puts a framework around data collection with consent from people in India and proposes unrestricted access to non-personal data by the government. Last year, a committee formed under justice BN Krisha submitted a draft bill to the government, which sparked heated discussions. One of the primary topics was an intermittent liability that held platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, and Google liable for content distributed on their platform. The new version, to be tabled… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jimmy Kimmel, and Harry Styles crack jokes on Trump’s 2 articles of impeachment

“It is an historic day,” Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday’s Late Show. “For only the fourth time in American history, articles of impeachment were drafted against a sitting president.” He explained the two articles and made a joke about President Trump only looking at “the impeachment centerfold.” Some critics said Democrats should have waited until the courts forced Trump officials to defy Trump and testify, but Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) argued that waiting would let Trump “cheat just one more time.” “Fun fact,” Colbert joked: “‘Why Not Let Him Cheat Just One More Time?’ was what Trump had inscribed on Melania’s wedding gift.” “I know this sounds weird, but I’m… Read More

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Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jimmy Kimmel, and Harry Styles crack jokes on Trump’s 2 articles of impeachment

“It is an historic day,” Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday’s Late Show. “For only the fourth time in American history, articles of impeachment were drafted against a sitting president.” He explained the two articles and made a joke about President Trump only looking at “the impeachment centerfold.” Some critics said Democrats should have waited until the courts forced Trump officials to defy Trump and testify, but Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) argued that waiting would let Trump “cheat just one more time.” “Fun fact,” Colbert joked: “‘Why Not Let Him Cheat Just One More Time?’ was what Trump had inscribed on Melania’s wedding gift.” “I know this sounds weird, but I’m… Read More

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A key paragraph in the House Democrats’ articles of impeachment against Trump that nods to 2020

It is possible that President Donald Trump is impeached and removed from office, but still eligible for re-election in the 2020 presidential race, per Article I, Section 3 of the US Constitution, as Insider’s Grace Panetta reported. The Constitution extends the consequences of impeachment as far as unseating and indicting a president. However, one key passage in the articles of impeachment drafted by House Democrats and released on Tuesday, mentions disqualifying Trump from holding future office — which would require a second simple-majority vote in the Senate — in addition to impeachment. “President Trump thus warrants impeachment and trial, removal from office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office… Read More

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Saudi Aramco shares are spiking after hitting the market in the world’s biggest-ever IPO

Shares in Aramco, the Saudi-owned oil giant, spiked 10% Wednesday when they hit the market in the world’s biggest-ever IPO. The spike came as shares began trading on Riyadh’s Tadawul stock exchange, after years of wrangling over where they would list. Due to regulations on the Tadawul, a 10% spike was the maximum possible for the debut. The offering raised $25.6 billion, according to the Financial Times, putting it just ahead of the previous record IPO, which was the $25 billion amassed by Alibaba in 2014 in the New York Stock Exchange. This is a developing story, more to follow. Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: WeWork… Read More

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Canva’s co-founder says the $3.2 billion Australian startup is ‘more stable’ than WeWork, amid chatter about overvalued unicorns

Canva’s Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder Cameron Adams reiterated confidence in his company’s massive $3.2 billion valuation, saying that the graphic design startup has “underlying financial stability” that other big-money tech companies don’t have. Investor confidence in unicorn startups has waned after New York-based co-working startup WeWork went from a $47 billion valuation to talk of bankruptcy in just six weeks. But Adams told Business Insider that while WeWork had investor hype, Canva has the financial stability that is necessary to achieve long-term success. Adams added that the company has no plans for an IPO anytime soon but did not rule out the possibility in the future. Visit Business Insider’s… Read More

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