Twitter Explains Decision to Remove Support for ‘Outdated Developer Tools’

In its bid to deliver better experiences for its users, Twitter has removed support for some outdated but key developer tools in third-party apps. In a blog post on Thursday, Twitter said it will remove access to application programme interfaces (APIs) needed to power push notifications and an auto-refreshing timeline. “We’ve chosen to stop investing in other products including two … Read more

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show, saying he did not break any rules. Dorsey’s remarks, in a series of tweets late Tuesday, came after other major tech companies removed Jones’ content for violating hate speech policies. “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday,” Dorsey said. “We know that’s … Read more

Microsoft’s decision to scrap February security updates unnerves patch experts

Microsoft this week canceled February’s slate of security updates for Windows and its other products, including Office, just a day after saying that the fixes would only be delayed. Patch experts struggled with the decision, pointing out that known vulnerabilities will go unpatched and that IT planning had been disrupted. “I was shocked,” said Chris … Read more

NEET-PG admission: Haryana begins counselling, Punjab yet to take decision

Applauding Haryana’s commencement of joint counseling for NEET-PG admission, Dr Arvind Goyal, a Chandigarh-based NEET Trainer said Punjab Government should also follow the suit. NEET-PG Admission RELATED STORIES CMAT 2017 All India Merit List Out: 59181 candidates qualify JNU: Massive reduction in number of seats available under MPhil, PhD courses Schools in Gujarat replicate NCERT … Read more

Single National Engineering Entrance Test: Government to take final decision after consulting with states

Another key proposal which was discussed at the meeting pertained to making an exit test mandatory for students, who are passing out of college to assess their skill sets Government will take a final decision on holding of a NEET like single entrance examination after consulting with different states RELATED STORIES JNU: Academic registration finally … Read more

Japanese yen jumps against dollar after Bank of Japan decision disappoints

he safe-haven yen jumped against the dollar on Friday after the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy easing disappointed investors who had been hoping for more radical stimulus measures. The dollar last traded at 103.35 yen, down 1.8 per cent on the day. It initially rose to 105.75 yen right after the BOJ’s announcement but later … Read more