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India moves closer to regulating internet services as it fears ‘unimaginable disruption to democracy’ – TechCrunch

India moves closer to regulating internet services as it fears ‘unimaginable disruption to democracy’ – TechCrunch

India said on Monday that it is moving ahead with its plan to revise existing rules to regulate intermediaries — social media apps and others that rely on users to create their content — as they are causing “unimaginable disruption” to democracy. In a legal document filed with the country’s apex Supreme Court, the Ministry […]

Veteran enterprise exec Bob Stutz is heading back to SAP – TechCrunch

Veteran enterprise exec Bob Stutz is heading back to SAP – TechCrunch

Bob Stutz has had a storied career with enterprise software companies including stints at Siebel Systems, SAP, Microsoft and Salesforce. He announced on Facebook last week that he’s leaving his job as head of the Salesforce Marketing Cloud and heading back to SAP as president of customer experience. Bob Stutz Facebook announcement Constellation Research founder […]

Kenyan telco Safaricom’s Alpha incubator faces uncertain future – TechCrunch

Kenyan telco Safaricom’s Alpha incubator faces uncertain future – TechCrunch

Safaricom’s Nairobi based Alpha innovation incubator may have an uncertain future, according to sources. With two high-level departures, and the passing of Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore, there are questions on how or if Alpha will continue to operate. The space was established in 2017 to spur new product development for Safaricom, which is Kenya’s largest […]

Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

China is exporting its social values, political ads are an important part of free expression, and the definition of dangerous speech must be kept in check, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg argued today in a speech at Georgetown University. He criticized how American companies that do business with China were becoming influenced by the country’s values. […]

‘Cloud kitchens’ is an oxymoron – TechCrunch

‘Cloud kitchens’ is an oxymoron – TechCrunch

The biggest wave in consumer products right now has all the hallmarks of another bubble of misplaced investor expectations and sadly lower margins. Cloud kitchens (the category, and not just CloudKitchens the startup service) is essentially WeWork for restaurant kitchens. Instead of buying an expensive restaurant site on a heavily-walked street, a cloud kitchen is […]

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