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23 Jul 2020


Twitter hackers accessed DMs of dozens of high-profile accounts

Last week's massive Twitter hack left more than 100 high-profile accounts, including those of business magnates like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk, compromised.

23 Jul 2020


Bollywood's links with Pakistan's ISI exposed: Details here

With Bollywood being scrutinized, now more than ever after the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, alleged links between celebrities and ISI, the notorious spy agency of Pakistan, have become the talking point.

23 Jul 2020

Mental Health

Kim Kardashian opens up on Kanye's struggle with bipolar disorder

Kim Kardashian West on Wednesday addressed growing concerns over her husband, rap star Kanye West's mental health, asking fans and media to show compassion and empathy toward their family.

22 Jul 2020


Chetan Bhagat's story once again unravels Bollywood's ungrateful nature

Of the many things that are wrong in Bollywood — nepotism, gender pay gap, blatant sexism, and talentless actors — the one which gets little attention is how the industry, known for churning out substandard movies, doesn't credit its writers.

22 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Snap's revenue grows; Moderna's vaccine won't be cheap

The big story in the technology world is: Snap reported its earnings for Q2 2020 with notable gains - 9 million new users and 17% YoY growth in revenue.

21 Jul 2020


Entertainment round-up: Tenet's release pushed, Kangana-Taapsee's verbal duel, and more

The world of entertainment was replete with new announcements and newer controversies on Tuesday.

19 Jul 2020


After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

17 Jul 2020


IIT admissions: Class-12 marks criteria relaxed for students clearing JEE-Advanced

This year, the Class-12 percentage criteria for securing admissions to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be relaxed for students qualifying the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced.

17 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO

In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.

16 Jul 2020

Elon Musk

Twitter hack: Musk, Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, others compromised

Microblogging platform Twitter has been hit by a massive hack by cryptocurrency scammers.

Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan tests positive for COVID-19

Former Indian opener Chetan Chauhan tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday.

10 Jul 2020


A Facebook glitch is crashing popular iOS apps: Details here

If you are running into frequent app crashes on your iPhone, you are probably not alone!

10 Jul 2020

Elon Musk

Elon Musk to soon give update on brain-computer interface company

A year ago, Elon Musk's secretive start-up Neuralink revealed how it plans to "connect humans with computers" with a novel brain-computer interface (BCI).

09 Jul 2020

Karan Johar

"Wasn't he crying?" Karan Johar trolled for attending Neetu's birthday

Karan Johar has come under the scanner, once again.

08 Jul 2020

Karan Johar

Karan Johar "shattered" over hatred after Sushant's death, reveals friend

Filmmaker Karan Johar is deeply upset by the heavy backlash and online trolling that he has been subjected to ever since the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his close friend revealed.

04 Jul 2020


After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale of dog meat in the state along with the commercial import and trading of dogs.

04 Jul 2020


Lenovo's K11 Power smartphone appears on Google Play Console

A tipster named Tamilan Techinical has shared a Google Play Console listing on Twitter, revealing that Lenovo's upcoming smartphone, the K11 Power, might arrive as a rebranded version of Motorola G8 Power Lite.

01 Jul 2020


Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

In a major shocker, Google's primary email service Gmail has gone down for a number of users around the world.

26 Jun 2020


Now, Facebook will warn you about old news articles

Credibility and timeliness are the two most important aspects of online news consumption; they define what people perceive of different matters, events.

26 Jun 2020

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber files $20 million lawsuit against sexual assault accusers

Pop star Justin Bieber has filed a $20 million (approximately Rs. 15 crore) lawsuit against two women who recently accused him of sexual assault.

Coronavirus outbreak: Three Pakistan players test positive for COVID-19

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Monday, confirmed that three players, namely Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, and Haider Ali have tested positive for COVID-19.

22 Jun 2020


Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane has passed away at the age of 42.

22 Jun 2020


The Undertaker announces retirement: A look at his WWE career

One of the greatest professional wrestlers, The Undertaker, has retired from WWE.

22 Jun 2020

Justin Bieber

Factually impossible: Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegation

Pop sensation Justin Bieber has refuted an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in March 2014. The assault allegation surfaced last week.

21 Jun 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Cyber attack warnings, Chrome spyware, voice tweets, and more

This week's technology updates were marked by major cybersecurity threats from Chinese and North Korean hackers and some really annoying bugs in Apple and Microsoft's products.

IPL Governing Council to review sponsorship deals

The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council has called for a meeting next week to discuss tournament's various sponsorship deals.

19 Jun 2020

Donald Trump

Twitter labels Trump's video attacking 'fake news' as fake

Continuing its stringent content moderation practices, Twitter has fact-checked a video tweeted by US President Donald Trump and labeled the same as 'manipulated media'.

19 Jun 2020


Twitter's audio tweets have a major accessibility issue: Details here

A day ago, Twitter announced audio tweets as a way to let users share their personal thoughts and experiences in their own voice.

18 Jun 2020

Karan Johar

Amid criticism, Karan Johar unfollows most actors on Twitter

Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death has raised some pertinent questions and brought the entire film fraternity under scrutiny.

18 Jun 2020


Now, you can share new "Voice Tweets": Here's how

Continuing with its product-improvement plans, microblogging giant Twitter has announced a new 'voice tweeting' capability for its users.

17 Jun 2020


Now, Facebook will let users disable political ads

As Twitter continues its stringent policy to moderate and fact-check misleading political posts, including those by US President Donald Trump, Facebook is taking a different approach.

16 Jun 2020


Saif Ali Khan slams Bollywood's hypocrisy after Sushant Rajput's death

Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death has triggered emotional reactions from many in the film fraternity, with some blaming the industry itself for the unfortunate loss.

15 Jun 2020

Karan Johar

SSR dies: Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt slammed for 'double standards'

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide has once again triggered the same-old nepotism debate in the film fraternity.

14 Jun 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Sony PS5, Android 11 Beta, Twitter Fleets, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, especially for consumer tech enthusiasts.

India's oldest First-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies at 100

India's oldest First-class cricketer, Vasant Raiji, died in the early hours of Saturday.

12 Jun 2020


18% GST on parotas: Internet loses it over absurd rule

Until now, you might not have given much thought to whether you were having your butter chicken or dal makhni with a serving of rotis or parotas.

11 Jun 2020


Now, Twitter will nudge you to read before retweeting

Twitter is going to new heights to keep conversations healthy on its platform.

10 Jun 2020


#TechBytes: What are Twitter Fleets, how to use them?

Microblogging giant Twitter has launched Fleets, its own version of Stories, in India.

09 Jun 2020


Assam's Baghjan oil well catches fire after leaking for weeks

On Tuesday, a massive fire erupted at a natural gas well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in Assam's Tinsukia district.