In no particular order, here are MediaNama’s top 10 stories of the week ended 18th September 2016 MediaNama would like to thank its sponsors: Info Edge, Times Internet, Mapmyindia and E2E for their support. - EU wants to license content created by online authors, Google isn’t happy about it Google has criticized the European Council’s proposal that asks content sharing platforms like YouTube, Dailymotion ‘to deploy a kind of automated filtering technology’ to automatically detect songs or audiovisual works that infringe the original creator’s copyrights. The search giant retaliated in a blog post that such a mechanism “would effectively turn the internet into a place where everything uploaded to the web must be cleared by lawyers before it can find an audience.” Read it here. - Quikr’s Scanner device tracks location, performance & condition of cars Quikr has launched QuikrScanner, an IoT device that connects to cars via OBDII ports, providing users with information like the car’s location, performance and overall condition. The device can be interfaced with via the QuikrScanner App available on Android and is ‘coming soon’ to iOS and Windows Phones. Read it here. - IRCTC signs a deal with Paytm to use their payment gateway Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has signed a deal with payments and mobile commerce company Paytm to integrate its payment gateway. Paytm already has two deals with IRCTC to book tickets and pay for meals through its wallet. With this integration, Paytm will be able to process payments through…
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