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27 Aug 2020


Warner Bros., DC virtual FanDome unites all comic fans globally

Warner Bros. did the unthinkable, and they have the pandemic to thank for!

24 Aug 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok suing Trump administration, and more

In the updates reported over the weekend, TikTok confirmed the plan to sue the Trump administration for pressuring its parent company into selling the US business of the video-sharing service.

24 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

US: Kellyanne Conway, Trump's long-time aide, is quitting White House

Senior White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway, seen as one of the most loyal aides of US President Donald Trump, said on Sunday (local time) that she will be leaving the administration by the end of this month to focus on her family.

24 Aug 2020


Ahead of launch, design and specifications of Gionee Max confirmed

Ahead of its launch in India on August 25, Chinese smartphone maker Gionee has revealed the design of the upcoming Gionee Max on Twitter and also updated the promo page on Flipkart, revealing its key specifications.

23 Aug 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

COVID-19: Students demand postponement of JEE-Main, NEET amid pandemic

Amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the central government's go-ahead to hold the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main) and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) (UG) exam has not gone down well with students and their parents all across the country.

Dhoni shows his humble side, gives away his business-class seat

Chennai Super Kings Director K George John, on Friday, revealed how skipper MS Dhoni gave his business class seat to him as the entire contingent traveled to Dubai.

22 Aug 2020


Joseph Gordon-Levitt praises artist Jason Goldwin Chang

Jason Goldwin Chang is a New York-based actor, musician, and model who is currently enrolled at the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

20 Aug 2020


#OutageAlert: Gmail, Drive, Docs, and other services are down [Fixed]

A number of Google services, including Gmail and Google Docs, appear to have been affected in what looks like a major outage.

20 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk around QAnon after Twitter started banning thousands of accounts of users tweeting about it.

19 Aug 2020


Chocolate 'snow' dusts town in Switzerland as Lindt factory malfunctions

Residents of a Swiss town were in for a surprise when they noticed their surroundings covered in what looked like chocolate snow.

17 Aug 2020


Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was targeted by Twitter users (and rightly so) after he met Emine Erdogan, Turkey's First Lady, on a trip to Istanbul while shooting for his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha.

17 Aug 2020


Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat (50) passed away due to liver ailment

In a terrible piece of news, filmmaker and actor Nishikant Kamat has passed away. He was 50.

15 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

PM Modi mentions sanitary pads at Red Fort, impresses Twitterati

Breaking taboos pertaining to menstruation and taking many by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government delivered sanitary pads to poor women across India at Re. 1.

14 Aug 2020

Mike Pence

Katie Holmes's "sexually charged support" for Biden-Harris leaves netizens bewildered

While many celebrities are praising Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden's choice of his running mate, Kamala Harris, actor Katie Holmes's appreciation looks very charged!

14 Aug 2020


Instagram's servers kept private photos and DMs long after deletion

Despite doing a good job at distancing itself from Facebook and its privacy-related debacles, Instagram keeps running into occasional minor issues.

11 Aug 2020


Karnataka-man installs wife's lifelike statue, his love story touches all

In a heart-warming tale of love and devotion, a Karnataka businessman got his late wife's statue built as a tribute.

09 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

#WeeklyRecap: US blocks out ByteDance; Apple, Google unveil new devices

This week, we witnessed some major hardware launches, but the biggest news in the world of tech was US President Donald Trump's crackdown on TikTok's parent ByteDance and WeChat's parent Tencent.

09 Aug 2020


A poisoned chalice: Bill Gates on Microsoft's acquisition of TikTok

Microsoft is moving progressively to acquire the US business of TikTok (at least) to prevent the company from getting banned by the Trump administration.

Yuzvendra Chahal announces engagement with Dhanashree Verma

Team India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal on Saturday took fans by surprise as he announced his engagement with partner Dhanashree Verma on social media.

08 Aug 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Prayagraj: Hospital guard thrashes mentally-challenged elderly woman, arrested after outrage

In a shocking video that went viral today, a security guard at a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj was seen mercilessly beating up an elderly woman as she pleaded for help.

06 Aug 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook, Twitter remove Trump's misleading post, and more

In the updates since last night, both Facebook and Twitter launched a crackdown on a misleading post from US President Donald Trump.

05 Aug 2020


Rafael Nadal to skip US Open amid COVID-19 pandemic

World number two Rafael Nadal, on Tuesday, confirmed that he will not participate in the upcoming US Open amid COVID-19 pandemic.

04 Aug 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter 'error' keeps users from tweeting, and more

In the updates since last night, Twitter drew flak for an error that restricted tweeting.

04 Aug 2020

Mumbai Rain

Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

Already battered by coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe water-logging and heavy rains, that threw normal life out of gear.

03 Aug 2020

Akshay Kumar

'Raksha Bandhan': Akshay announces new film, dedicates it to sister

On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, superstar Akshay Kumar has announced a new film and rightly dedicated to his beloved sister, Alka Bhatia.

03 Aug 2020


Ahead of launch, Redmi 9 Prime's specifications leaked

Xiaomi is all set to launch its affordable smartphone, the Redmi 9 Prime, in India on August 4 at 12pm.

03 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu

Karti Chidambaram tests positive for coronavirus; goes into home quarantine

Member of Parliament Karti Chidamabaram (48) on Monday revealed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Chidamabaram, who represents Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu) in the Lok Sabha, is the latest among prominent political figures to have contracted the infection.

01 Aug 2020

Domestic Violence

Google Cloud employee fired over domestic violence allegations

Alphabet Inc. has reportedly fired a Google Cloud employee after allegations of domestic violence surfaced against him.

31 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: iPhone 12 will be delayed, and more

In the updates since last night, Apple has confirmed that its next flagship, the iPhone 12, will be delayed.

30 Jul 2020


Subramanian Swamy is convinced Sushant was murdered, shares proof

BJP leader and Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy has contested the claim that actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide, sharing an "evidence list" that supports the theory that he may have been murdered.

29 Jul 2020


Now, Google News will offer more context around stories

Every now and then, Google experiments with the News section of Search to improve the experience of readers while giving them the latest and most relevant updates from credible sources.

29 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

NewsBytes Briefing: Big Tech goes on trial today, and more

In the updates since last evening, the Big Tech CEOs, who are set to appear for an antitrust Congressional hearing, released their opening statements, reiterating that they are good for America's economy and not a monopolistic force.

28 Jul 2020

South Carolina

After weeks of drama, Kim meets Kanye in Wyoming

After weeks of confusion and drama, Kim Kardashian West has finally reunited with her husband, rap star Kanye West in Wyoming.

28 Jul 2020


Twitter contractors spied on celebrities like Beyonce

As Twitter continues to draw flak for the recent hack of several high profile accounts through its internal tools, Bloomberg has published a report highlighting another major skeleton in the company's closet.

28 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more

A lot has happened in the world of technology since last evening.

27 Jul 2020


Aishwarya, Aaradhya test negative for COVID-19, discharged from hospital

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as well as her eight-year-old daughter, Aaradhya, have tested negative for the coronavirus. They were diagnosed with the disease on July 12.

26 Jul 2020


#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more

This week, a number of developments were noted, especially in the consumer technology category.

26 Jul 2020

Kim Kardashian

After divorce rant, Kanye West apologizes to Kim Kardashian

American rap star Kanye West has issued a public apology to his wife, reality television star Kim Kardashian West, for talking in public about matters that he now says should have remained private.

25 Jul 2020

Barack Obama

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.

Garmin suffers massive outage, leaving fitness devices disconnected

GPS tech provider Garmin has been hit by a massive outage.