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Facebook employees caught giving 5-star ratings to Portal smart speakers on Amazon

Despite growing concerns over how Facebook handles users’ data, the social networking giant last year launched ‘Portal’ smart speakers that compete with Google’s Home and Amazon Echo devices. Facebook hasn’t yet revealed how its speakers are doing commercially, but apparently its employees are ensuring Portal devices get good ratings. Tech columnist Kevin Roose spotted 5-star

Modern economics needs to be based on Gandhian model of economics, says former vice-chancellor of Gujarat University at SPPU

Revisiting Mahatma Gandhi’s words which say that‘Economics is untrue which ignores or disregards moral values’, Prof Sudarshan Iyengar, former vice-chancellor of Gujarat University asserted that modern economics needs to be based on the Gandhian model of economics. He was speaking at a colloquium programme organised by the Savitribai Phule Pune University on Friday at the

China’s unconventional war is inflicting greater damage on India

China is emphasising public diplomacy to help soften Indian public opinion and mute Indian concerns over an increasingly asymmetrical trade relationship. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in New Delhi the new people-to-people mechanism will “help consolidate the public-opinion foundation” for bilateral ties. China’s public diplomacy aims to underpin its “win-win” policy toward India — engagement

‘Offering lollipops’: PM Modi on Congress loan waiver promises in states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress of making unrealistic promises for votes, and hoodwinking farmers on the issue of loan waivers. “They promised ‘loan lollipop’ to lakhs of farmers but waived off loans of merely a handful of them,” he said while addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur district after laying

Naseeruddin Shah’s Remarks On Intolerance Like Treason: Baba Ramdev

  Yoga guru Ramdev today said actor Naseeruddin Shah’s remarks on mob violence amounted to degrading the country’s pride. “Naseeruddin Shah has earned his popularity due to love of common people. I have not seen religious intolerance. I, of course, see political intolerance. I think accusing India of religious intolerance is equal to degrading country’s