Update: Read Part 2 here. Also, the crisis has ended: details here Update: A video recording of one face-off between the politicians and Choudhary is up here. TinyOwl co-founder Gaurav Choudhary is being held hostage at the company’s office in Pune by employees who have been laid off. Choudhary, 24 years old, has been unable to leave the office for the last day and a half, and the situation is grim. At the TinyOwl office, which MediaNama visited yesterday and today, chaos reigns. Yesterday, upon entering the office, we found a group former employees gathered around in a cluster, discussing developments angrily, while some were taking printouts and others were writing on the whiteboard. They remained unaffected by members of the police force walking in and out of cabins. Choudhary was nowhere to be seen. In the above image: "Don't trust IIT'ns" “They say the F&F (Full and Final settlement) will be sent within 45 days, but how do we trust them when they haven’t paid the previous employees?” one employee asks me, adding, “We have a mail from the HR saying that F&Fs won’t always get settled within 45 days.” Some of the employees present at the office are from the previous round of layoffs which took place on the 31st of August this year. In the current round of layoffs, employees were told that the Pune operations were being shut down, and that they needed to follow up with TinyOwl’s Mumbai office for settlements on the 2nd of November. Our query about whether…
- NCPCR calls for MeitY to take action against ULLU for explicit content March 4, 2024
- Dhruv Rathee Proposes To Blur Visuals Referring to Dabur’s ‘Real’ Fruit Juice In Video For Amicable Settlement: Report March 4, 2024
- MapmyIndia Earnings Q3FY2024: Company talks about expanding its drone business model March 4, 2024
- Google partners with Indian news publishers and fact checkers to combat deep fakes March 4, 2024
- Delhi Court Directs Bloomberg to Take Down Alleged Defamatory Article on Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd March 4, 2024
The Commission received complaints against ULLU by the group ‘Gems of Bollywood’, for sharing “extremely obscene and objectionable content secretively to its subscribers, including...
Dhruv Rathee Proposes To Blur Visuals Referring to Dabur’s ‘Real’ Fruit Juice In Video For Amicable Settlement: Report
This case highlights a curious intersection of copyright and critique in the digital content world.
Google will also provide news organizations and fact checkers with essential training in advanced fact-checking methodologies, deepfake detection, and Google tools like the Fact...
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
Views: Response to NPCI CEO’s comments that what is not written in regulations is a no-go for fintech entities
NPCI CEO Dilip Asbe recently said that what is not written in regulations is a no-go for fintech entities. But following this advice could...
Notably, Indus Appstore will allow app developers to use third-party billing systems for in-app billing without having to pay any commission to Indus, a...
The existing commission-based model, which companies like Uber and Ola have used for a long time and still stick to, has received criticism from...
Factors like Indus not charging developers any commission for in-app payments and antitrust orders issued by India's competition regulator against Google could contribute to...
Is open-sourcing of AI, and the use cases that come with it, a good starting point to discuss the responsibility and liability of AI?...
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...