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YouTube CEO Apologises for Overhauling Verification Policy

Barely a day after YouTube rolled out changes to its verification programme amid a controversy over the content it pushes to its users, the company’s CEO Susan Wojcicki promised to re-evaluate the company’s recently revamped policy. Apologising to video creators, Wojcicki posted on Twitter on late on Friday: “To our ...

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Amazon, Flipkart Festival Sales Violate FDI Norms: CAIT

Reiterating its demand for ban on festival sales by Amazon and Flipkart, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Tuesday said that the two e-commerce majors are flouting the norms for foreign direct investment (FDI) by carrying out festival sales. The traders’ body urged the Commerce Minister to look ...

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YouTube to Shut ‘Leanback’ TV Web Interface

YouTube has decided to pull the plug on its TV-friendly web interface, but has not specified any time. The web application is controlled with a remote and used with smart TVs and similar devices. “If you watch YouTube using the Leanback interface on a home theatre PC, you might have ...

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Google Advertising Practices Targeted in US Antitrust Probe

State attorneys general investigating whether Google is engaged in monopolistic behaviour are planning to take a deep look into the tech giant’s advertising business. The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to Google on Monday seeking internal documents about how it sells ads and tracks the ...

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