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OnePlus 9 appears in live images; design and specifications confirmed

29 Dec 2020

OnePlus 9 appears in live images; design and specifications confirmed

OnePlus is expected to launch its flagship 9 series of smartphones in March 2021. In the latest development, a prototype of the vanilla model has been spotted on eBay, revealing its design aspects and key specifications.

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

29 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

Last night, Microsoft 365 suffered a major outage due to an internal change and left essential web services down for hours, including Microsoft Office 365, Teams, and Outlook.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Buttler's 2019 World Cup shirt raises £65,000

08 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Buttler's 2019 World Cup shirt raises £65,000

England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler has raised more than £65,000 to help fight the coronavirus by auctioning off his ICC World Cup 2019 final shirt.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest

15 Jan 2020

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest

The world's richest man and Amazon Inc. boss, Jeff Bezos is in India for a three-day visit.

2019 Black Friday sales: Here's how to shop from India

23 Nov 2019

2019 Black Friday sales: Here's how to shop from India

As we all know it, Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in the US. The mega sale event is celebrated one day after Thanksgiving and for 2019, it will take place on November 29.

A Singaporean company bought (unicorn) ShopClues for peanuts

01 Nov 2019

A Singaporean company bought (unicorn) ShopClues for peanuts

ShopClues, a once-popular marketplace in India's online shopping space, has been acquired by Singapore-based e-commerce platform Qoo10 in an all-stock deal.

Why eBay, Mastercard, Visa ditched Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project

12 Oct 2019

Why eBay, Mastercard, Visa ditched Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project

When Facebook announced Libra in June, it had promised a digital token for personal and store payments.

A humongous 15-ton battle robot is on sale on eBay

27 Sep 2019

A humongous 15-ton battle robot is on sale on eBay

Are you up for buying a humongous battle robot?

Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'

21 Aug 2019

Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'

If you've ever been to a beach, you might have felt the impulse to pick up seashells, or fill up a bottle with sand to take home.

This man is building a 3D-printed Lamborghini Aventador at home

04 Jul 2019

This man is building a 3D-printed Lamborghini Aventador at home

A physicist is building a full-scale model of Lamborghini Aventador using 3D-printing.

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

03 Jun 2019

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

It's a no-brainer that getting lunch with Warren Buffet is not easy-peasy. After all, he's the third-richest person in the world.

Most cyber-attack vulnerable Indian cities: Is yours on the list?

18 May 2019

Most cyber-attack vulnerable Indian cities: Is yours on the list?

Two years ago, the world witnessed WannaCry, one of the most devastating cyberattacks that compromised hundreds of thousands of computers in a few hours.

68-million-year-old baby T-rex listed on eBay, scientists infuriated

20 Apr 2019

68-million-year-old baby T-rex listed on eBay, scientists infuriated

Fossils are the gift of nature, an opportunity to imagine living creatures as they were before the evolution of the human kind.

29-year-old man in relationship with robot, plans to marry it

19 Apr 2019

29-year-old man in relationship with robot, plans to marry it

Love for machines is real, but sometimes it could go up to a point where things may seem hard to believe.

Authorities seize family's dog over unpaid taxes, sell it online

08 Mar 2019

Authorities seize family's dog over unpaid taxes, sell it online

Heard of "legal" dog tax? If not, this is news for you.

14-year-old boy builds online toy empire, earns Rs. 14L/year

05 Feb 2019

14-year-old boy builds online toy empire, earns Rs. 14L/year

E-commerce websites have given rise to many success stories of entrepreneurs, irrespective of their age and gender.

Vibrator free with boots? Woman's re-selling plan goes horribly wrong

30 Nov 2018

Vibrator free with boots? Woman's re-selling plan goes horribly wrong

Don't we all love unintentional surprise gifts? A Rs. 100 note from your jeans' backpocket, or free dessert from a restaurant.

I-T Dept issues notices to Sachin, Binny Bansal over Flipkart-Walmart-deal

22 Nov 2018

I-T Dept issues notices to Sachin, Binny Bansal over Flipkart-Walmart-deal

Flipkart founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have been issued notices by the Income Tax Department, asking them to disclose their total earnings arising out of Walmart-Flipkart deal.

Man puts girlfriend on sale, bid reaches Rs. 68 lakh

09 Oct 2018

Man puts girlfriend on sale, bid reaches Rs. 68 lakh

What do you do when you're angry with your partner? You ignore them, don't talk to them or worse, dump them. But not Dale Leeks.

Stolen Facebook logins selling on dark web for just $3

05 Oct 2018

Stolen Facebook logins selling on dark web for just $3

A number of Facebook accounts compromised in the recent data breach have been spotted on the dark web, selling for just $3 (Rs. 220).

5 weirdest things ever sold on eBay

31 Aug 2018

5 weirdest things ever sold on eBay

While eBay was primarily an e-commerce platform in India, the company's global reputation stems from it being one of the best auction sites in the world.

Here's your chance to own iPhone's 1st Generation Prototype

30 Aug 2018

Here's your chance to own iPhone's 1st Generation Prototype

If you're an Apple fan and want to own a piece of Apple history, there's news for you.

Workplace messaging service Slack is raising $400mn in new round

08 Aug 2018

Workplace messaging service Slack is raising $400mn in new round

On the back of acquiring its rivals just a couple of weeks back, workplace messaging service Slack is reportedly raising more funding, this time around $400mn.

#EndOfAnEra: Flipkart to shutdown eBay.in in August

24 Jul 2018

#EndOfAnEra: Flipkart to shutdown eBay.in in August

According to ToI, Flipkart is all set to shutdown one of India's oldest e-commerce sites, eBay.in, marking the end of an era.

Football: US hedge fund Elliott takes over AC Milan

11 Jul 2018

Football: US hedge fund Elliott takes over AC Milan

7-time European champions AC Milan have new owners as US hedge fund Elliott Management made an announcement of taking over the Italian club.

Celebrating Justin Bieber on his 24th birthday

01 Mar 2018

Celebrating Justin Bieber on his 24th birthday

With 105.29 million followers, Justin Bieber is the second most-followed person on Twitter worldwide, after Katy Perry's 108.37 million.

Paytm to become a $10bn start-up after secondary share sale

28 Jan 2018

Paytm to become a $10bn start-up after secondary share sale

The valuation of home-grown digital payments giant Paytm, owned by Noida-based One97 Communications, is likely to jump to $10bn after some existing and former employees sell a part of their shares to new investors, including Canada-based Discovery Capital. Information about other investors isn't available yet.

UK: Vladimir Putin calendars sold out, but who's buying them?

05 Dec 2017

UK: Vladimir Putin calendars sold out, but who's buying them?

Russian media outlets have claimed that calendars featuring President Vladimir Putin's photographs in various poses have reportedly been selling like hot cakes in the UK.

iPhone X sold out within minutes: A redemption for Apple?

28 Oct 2017

iPhone X sold out within minutes: A redemption for Apple?

Amid dwindling sales and falling stocks, Apple might have hit gold with its latest offering: the new iPhone X, costing around Rs. 1L, was sold out within minutes of opening pre-orders.

Flipkart in talks to pick up stake in BookMyShow

16 Oct 2017

Flipkart in talks to pick up stake in BookMyShow

E-commerce giant Flipkart is reportedly in talks to pick up a significant stake in online ticketing platform BookMyShow to build out its services and transaction offering.

A court order can't stop Delhi from celebrating Diwali

11 Oct 2017

A court order can't stop Delhi from celebrating Diwali

Despite the ban on firecrackers in Delhi, you can still procure some legally. It won't be easy though: you will have to undertake a six-eight hour journey costing few thousands.

Flipkart: $100mn ESOP repurchase plan; Diwali bonanza for employees

03 Oct 2017

Flipkart: $100mn ESOP repurchase plan; Diwali bonanza for employees

As many as 6,000 current/former employees of India's homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart are in for a Diwali bonanza.

Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall festival sales may cross Rs. 10,000cr

18 Sep 2017

Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall festival sales may cross Rs. 10,000cr

Indian e-commerce firms are ready to battle it out this festive season with big discounts.

iPhone, a concept that was supposed to fail

12 Sep 2017

iPhone, a concept that was supposed to fail

When the iPhone first came out, several tech pundits vehemently brushed it aside saying that it will never work. Well, to put it across bluntly, it did.

The rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry

30 Aug 2017

The rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry

The appointment of long time Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as the new Uber CEO underscores a larger phenomena happening in America for some time now - the rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry.

SoftBank buys stake in Flipkart, becomes its largest shareholder

10 Aug 2017

SoftBank buys stake in Flipkart, becomes its largest shareholder

Flipkart just announced that it has received a mix of primary and secondary capital from the SoftBank Vision Fund.

eBay closes sale of India arm to Flipkart

01 Aug 2017

eBay closes sale of India arm to Flipkart

Four months after announcement of the sale, Flipkart has closed the acquisition of eBay's India arm.

Google Glass is back, in a new overhauled avatar

18 Jul 2017

Google Glass is back, in a new overhauled avatar

Proving us all wrong, Google Glass is alive and well. Although it didn't live up to the earlier hype of being the portable computer that the company marketed it to be, it's doing fabulously in its new role.

Apple, Google, Microsoft stocks fell prey to a data glitch

04 Jul 2017

Apple, Google, Microsoft stocks fell prey to a data glitch

Prices of several big-wig stocks like Apple, Google and Microsoft listed on NASDAQ appeared to have gone through an unprecedented spike or plummet after the market closed on Monday.

iPhone turns 10, let's take out the time machine

29 Jun 2017

iPhone turns 10, let's take out the time machine

When the iPhone first came out, several tech pundits vehemently brushed it aside saying that it will never work. Well, to put it across bluntly, it did.