Today’s top tech news: Google says no to ‘one size fits all’ laws, Zuckerberg tries to show that he's not taking sides and gamers in India still have to hit the books
- Esports is taking off in India but even with sponsorships to back them up, gamers have to hit the books for backup.
- Google’s Senior Vice President of Global Affairs published a blog posh stating that ‘one size fits all’ content laws don’t account for the variations in online content and discourage technological advancement.
- Facebook’s ad library is launching worldwide starting with Canada, Argentina, Singapore and Ukraine as Zuckerberg tries to assert that he’s not taking sides.
- Indian students prefer to take online coaching to studying offline with the online education industry expected to hit a user based of 9.6 million by 2021.
- The debt-ridden government telecom service providers, BSNL, is buckling under debt and the fate of 180,000 employees hangs in the balance.
- Xiaomi's plans to launch five devices to celebrate its 5-year anniversary in India.
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- WeWork gets a new $1.1 billion cheque from SoftBank while it attempts resurrection – its India franchise is now offering discounts and a global all-access pass
- Supreme Court holds Prashant Bhushan guilty of Contempt of Court — punishment to be announced on August 20
- NASA's Mars Helicopter recharges its batteries for the very first time en route to the Red Planet
- India's COVID-19 cases crosses the 24-lakh mark
- Top stock movers on Dalal Street today — IndiGo, Cipla, Hero MotoCorp, Glenmark Pharma and others