Facebook Facing Potential Multi-Billion Dollar Liability in Biometric Litigation

  Facebook Inc. may have to pay a real price for claims it invaded users’ privacy: billions of dollars.   A federal judge ruled Monday that millions of the social network’s users can proceed as a group with claims that its photo-scanning technology violated an Illinois law...


India stares at water crisis, urgent steps needed: experts

  New Delhi: As the proverbial Indian summer sets in and taps dry up across large swathes of the country, India faces an acute shortage of safe and sustainable water, specifically groundwater, a crisis that will exacerbate with factors like indiscriminate use and climate change, warn...