Petrol, Diesel Price Cut: Indian Oil, Other Fuel Retailers Fall Over 20%

October 5, 2018

Mumbai: Shares in state-owned oil marketing companies slumped more than 20 per cent to multi-year lows on Friday, a day after the government announced a cut in fuel prices that is expected to hit the state and the oil marketers. The price cut sparked fears of the country going back toward the regulated regime where the prices of diesel and petrol were controlled by the government. Petrol prices were regulated…

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Money plea from Facebook friend? Beware, messenger hacked

October 5, 2018

NEW DELHI: A number of Facebook users in India on Thursday reported hacking of their accounts as their FB chat messenger was accessed without their knowledge, and used for seeking money from the people in their friend list. The incidents, which also saw people getting notifications on their WhatsApp accounts from ‘Facebook’ itself requesting change of their password, comes days after the company reported a breach of 50 million accounts globally, including…

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Facebook blocked users from posting some stories about its security breach

October 5, 2018

Some users are reporting that they are unable to post today’s big story about a security breach affecting 50 million Facebook users. The issue appears to only affect particular stories from certain outlets, at this time one story from The Guardian and one from the Associated Press, both reputable press outlets. When going to share the story to their news feed, some users, including members of the staff here at TechCrunch who were able…

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