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NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon accused of discriminating against blacks, and more

02 Mar 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon accused of discriminating against blacks, and more

Not long after being caught stealing tips from its drivers, Amazon follows in Google's footsteps and gets accused of discriminating against a black employee.

Instagram's Live Rooms feature will allow broadcasts with four people

02 Mar 2021

Instagram's Live Rooms feature will allow broadcasts with four people

Instagram has announced a new feature called Live Rooms. It will allow a host and three participants in an Instagram Live session. Previously people could host sessions with just one other person.

Kohli becomes first cricketer to touch 100 million Instagram followers

02 Mar 2021

Kohli becomes first cricketer to touch 100 million Instagram followers

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has become the first cricketer to get 100 million followers on Instagram.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg pens 'open love letter' to fiance

26 Feb 2021

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg pens 'open love letter' to fiance

The last time Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg hit headlines for her personal life was February 2020, when she announced her engagement to marketing CEO and former NBC News producer, Thomas 'Tom' Bernthal.

NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook is after your vital stats, and more

13 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook is after your vital stats, and more

From your political preferences to buying habits, Facebook's spying of its users is comprehensive. However, there's always some scope for improvement.

Ronaldo becomes first person to amass 500mn social media followers

13 Feb 2021

Ronaldo becomes first person to amass 500mn social media followers

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reached yet another milestone by becoming the first person ever to have 500 million followers across social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple pulls a Xiaomi with advertisements, and more

09 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple pulls a Xiaomi with advertisements, and more

Apple had recently taken great pains to warn us about its evil Big Tech brethren and their evil advertisements. Looks like it forgot to heed its own warnings.

Instagram launches Parents Guide children's safety initiative in India

09 Feb 2021

Instagram launches Parents Guide children's safety initiative in India

Facebook-owned social platform Instagram launched a Parents Guide on Monday. The 2021 version of the guide aims to inform parents of the safety features available on the platform.

DiCaprio leads letter urging Joe Biden's action on climate change

07 Feb 2021

DiCaprio leads letter urging Joe Biden's action on climate change

There's a lot riding on current US President Joe Biden's stint, and luminaries across the world, doubling up as activists, want their voices and requests to be heard.

SAG Awards: Nominations announced, Golden Globes snub given recognition

05 Feb 2021

SAG Awards: Nominations announced, Golden Globes snub given recognition

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards has announced the nominations for the 2021 slate.

'Thank God': Sidharth Malhotra shares his cop avatar

01 Feb 2021

'Thank God': Sidharth Malhotra shares his cop avatar

Sidharth Malhotra looks dapper in his first look from the upcoming movie Thank God.

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli name their daughter Vamika

01 Feb 2021

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli name their daughter Vamika

Film actor Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli have unveiled the name of their first child, whom they had welcomed last month.

WFH special: Tips to reduce fatigue from excessive screen time

31 Jan 2021

WFH special: Tips to reduce fatigue from excessive screen time

Excessive use of your phone and/or laptop in these times of WFH leads to a number of discomforts, like migraine, eye pain, and muscle fatigue, among others.

Mahesh Babu reveals release date of Adivi Sesh-starrer 'Major'

29 Jan 2021

Mahesh Babu reveals release date of Adivi Sesh-starrer 'Major'

Telugu film star Mahesh Babu on Friday revealed the release date of the upcoming movie Major, starring Adivi Sesh in the lead role.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas starts shooting for 'Citadel' by Russo Brothers

28 Jan 2021

Priyanka Chopra Jonas starts shooting for 'Citadel' by Russo Brothers

Fresh from the success of superhero flick We Can Be Heroes, Priyanka Chopra Jonas is set to start another high-profile project.

'Thor: Love and Thunder' shoot starts after welcome by Aboriginals

28 Jan 2021

'Thor: Love and Thunder' shoot starts after welcome by Aboriginals

Last week, Matt Damon announced his entry to the shooting schedules of Thor: Love and Thunder, and this week, MCU's next big-screen outing began shooting with a lot of grandeur.

Sana Khan 'heartbroken' over negative videos made on her

28 Jan 2021

Sana Khan 'heartbroken' over negative videos made on her

Former TV and film actor Saiyad Sana Khan, who had quit showbiz last year, has responded to certain "negative videos" being made about her.

Want to run away: Bachchan begins shooting for 'MayDay'

28 Jan 2021

Want to run away: Bachchan begins shooting for 'MayDay'

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently wrapped up work on the TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, has kick-started shooting for Ajay Devgn's upcoming movie MayDay.

Pamela Anderson uninstalls 'brain controlling' social media from her life

28 Jan 2021

Pamela Anderson uninstalls 'brain controlling' social media from her life

Pamela Anderson has taken a decision that might be good for her well-being but really bad for her fans across all age groups.

'Juno' actor Elliot Page to divorce wife Emma Portner

27 Jan 2021

'Juno' actor Elliot Page to divorce wife Emma Portner

Juno actor Elliot Page has announced he and his wife Emma Portner have decided to end their three-year-old marriage.

This 'plastic' deathbed is a clarion call to save climate

27 Jan 2021

This 'plastic' deathbed is a clarion call to save climate

Aakash Ranison, 25, is a young climate change activist who, through his life and work, advocates a sustainable and healthy lifestyle.

Justin Bieber talks about Miami arrest seven years ago

25 Jan 2021

Justin Bieber talks about Miami arrest seven years ago

The phrase "better late than never" has rung true for pop icon Justin Bieber, who has had some rough encounters since he gained stardom at a pretty young age.

Varun-Natasha wedding: Check out the first pictures

25 Jan 2021

Varun-Natasha wedding: Check out the first pictures

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Natasha Dalal on Sunday in an intimate ceremony.

Meet Natasha Dalal, Varun Dhawan's wife-to-be

24 Jan 2021

Meet Natasha Dalal, Varun Dhawan's wife-to-be

Bollywood star Varun Dhawan is all set to tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend Natasha Dalal on Sunday, January 24.

'Atithi Bhooto Bhava': Shoot begins for Pratik Gandhi-starrer in Mathura

22 Jan 2021

'Atithi Bhooto Bhava': Shoot begins for Pratik Gandhi-starrer in Mathura

After a smashing breakthrough with Hansal Mehta's Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, actor Pratik Gandhi is all set to star in a romantic-comedy film titled Atithi Bhooto Bhava.

Jennifer Lopez silences trolls over botox comment with lengthy reply

20 Jan 2021

Jennifer Lopez silences trolls over botox comment with lengthy reply

Jennifer Lopez, who has over 138 million followers on Instagram, needs no introduction.

Salman Khan-starrer 'Radhe' set for theatrical release this Eid

19 Jan 2021

Salman Khan-starrer 'Radhe' set for theatrical release this Eid

Here's some good news for all Salman Khan fans out there, as the Bollywood star has confirmed that his much-awaited film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai will be released on Eid this year.

Russian influencer, who married stepson, gives birth to their daughter

18 Jan 2021

Russian influencer, who married stepson, gives birth to their daughter

A Russian influencer, who had stirred controversy online for marrying her stepson last year, has announced the birth of their first baby.

WhatsApp capitulates: Won't implement controversial privacy policy for 3 months

16 Jan 2021

WhatsApp capitulates: Won't implement controversial privacy policy for 3 months

With WhatsApp's clarifications being received with skepticism, the chat app has pushed the deadline for accepting its new Terms of Service (ToS) forward by three months.

Banita Sandhu clarifies "misinformation" around testing COVID-19 positive

14 Jan 2021

Banita Sandhu clarifies "misinformation" around testing COVID-19 positive

Actor Banita Sandhu, best known for her role in October, has issued a clarification regarding the "misinformation" around her COVID-19 diagnosis earlier this month.

#CES2021: LG showcases OLED, MiniLED TVs and WebOS 6.0

14 Jan 2021

#CES2021: LG showcases OLED, MiniLED TVs and WebOS 6.0

Korean consumer electronics giant LG unveiled new TVs and teased the LG Rollable phone at its CES 2021 press conference. In the spirit of the first-ever virtual CES, a segment of LG's event was hosted by a completely virtual person, Reah Keem.

'Four More Shots Please!' season 3's shoot to begin soon

14 Jan 2021

'Four More Shots Please!' season 3's shoot to begin soon

After presenting two successful seasons, the makers of the web series Four More Shots Please! are all set to kick-start shooting for its third leg.

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok among most popular apps of 2020

14 Jan 2021

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok among most popular apps of 2020

The market of mobile apps continued to grow in 2020 in spite (or rather because) of the pandemic.

Disappointed with "hate" online, Harry and Meghan quit social media

11 Jan 2021

Disappointed with "hate" online, Harry and Meghan quit social media

Incessant flow of hatred on social media has claimed another victim or victims, to be precise.

Felt helpless: Preity Zinta on her family battling COVID-19

11 Jan 2021

Felt helpless: Preity Zinta on her family battling COVID-19

Actor Preity Zinta today took to Instagram and shared her family's experience of battling COVID-19.

'Sex and the City' returns, but without a hot-favorite character

11 Jan 2021

'Sex and the City' returns, but without a hot-favorite character

Finally, all the murmurs about Sex and the City returning have been proved to be true.

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise, uploads Rocky-inspired MMA ring image

10 Jan 2021

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise, uploads Rocky-inspired MMA ring image

Justin Bieber has revived his beef with Tom Cruise.

After being trolled, Rajiv deletes pictures with Rhea Chakraborty

08 Jan 2021

After being trolled, Rajiv deletes pictures with Rhea Chakraborty

Television presenter-actor Rajiv Lakshman has deleted his pictures with fellow actor Rhea Chakraborty, which triggered a controversy earlier today.