Crypto industry puts its weight behind the US midterm elections The cryptocurrency industry has significantly increased its political spending ahead of the midterm elections, betting that a friendlier Congress will help shield it from a regulatory crackdown. [Read more] PM unveils website, theme, logo for India's G20 Presidency 2023 Ahead of India's upcoming presidency of the G20 forum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the chance to talk about India's "development journey" and what its agenda will be for the year, saying that the logo and theme reflect its "message and overarching priorities" [Read more] Private TV channels directed to show 30 minutes of 'socially relevant' programmes everyday The ministry, after deliberations with private TV channels and experts, will be issuing a separate advisory on what kind of shows can be made, information & broadcasting secretary Apurva Chandra said [Read more] Telecom firms in Australia fined for false internet speed claims This might be a satisfaction for those of us frustrated with our ISP's broadband speed. Three Australian telecom firms have been ordered by a court to pay a collective penalties for making misleading claims about speeds of some NBN internet plans [Read more] Google announced a new app in beta today called ‘Health Connect’ Launching with support for 10+ apps, such as Fitbit, Samsung Health, and MyFitnessPal, Health Connect is a barebones UI that simply shows the compatible apps you have downloaded, and which permissions you have granted to it. It's a small but important thing…
TLDR: Crypto industry’s political funding, India’s G20 presidency, ‘Health Connect’, Google’s UPI Autopay, More
A quick roundup of tech policy news and developments from India and around the world
- Jugalbandi, A Chatbot for Rural India by Microsoft and EkStep: What to Know and Think About? June 3, 2023
- Hopeful to See Action Against E-Pharmacies Selling Medicines Online Without Licenses: Pharmacy Body Writes to States and UTs June 3, 2023
- Meta to give advertisers more control using AI and content filters June 2, 2023
- Transparency Report: Here’s all Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google had to say about user complaints in April June 2, 2023
- Views: Informed Consent—Fiction, Not Fact June 2, 2023
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