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By Sanchita Dash

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1. WhatsApp is no longer free, at least not for businesses. The messaging platform is launching APIs for WhatsApp Business, its first revenue-generating product in India.

2. As if security issues at Facebook were not enough, the company's security chief Alex Stamos has now quit. Stamos admitted that the platform is still used by malicious elements to manipulate political discussions.

3. Google is ready to break into the Great Wall of China, well digitally! In a bid to meet China's censorship rules, Google is crafting a search engine especially for the country. This move from the company comes in eight years after withdrawing from China.

4. Tata Consultancy Services is ready for a busy train ride. The Indian Railways has joined forces with the IT service provider to conduct world's largest recruitment drive of 100,000 people.

Here's the "news that entrepreneurs can use". Know what's trending in the Indian business world in 60 seconds.

Sanchita Dash

Entrepreneur Staff

Former Senior Correspondent, Entrepreneur India

In the business of news for 5 years now. Making my way across India thanks to my career. A media graduate from Symbiosis, Pune, I have earlier worked with Deccan Chronicle (South India's leading English daily), T-Hub (India's largest incubator) and Anthill Ventures (a speed-scaling platform). 

Stories, movies and PJs are my thing. 

If you hear 'The Office' opening score randomly, don't worry it's just my phone ringing. 

 

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