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Five funny NBA moments

27 Aug 2019

Five funny NBA moments

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the biggest basketball league, not just in the USA, but globally.

Apparently, Amazon's Alexa employees can find out where you live

25 Apr 2019

Apparently, Amazon's Alexa employees can find out where you live

Amazon Alexa is great at handling queries - be it ordering food, getting a cab, or keeping you entertained.

China, India record maximum number of deaths by air pollution

04 Apr 2019

China, India record maximum number of deaths by air pollution

According to a report published by Health Effects Institute (HEI), headquartered in Boston, US, air pollution took over 12 lakh lives each in India and China in 2017.

Android apps secretly record smartphone screens: Study

05 Jul 2018

Android apps secretly record smartphone screens: Study

Researchers from the Northeastern University in Boston have discovered that some Android apps secretly record your mobile screen and share that data with third parties.

In this restaurant by MIT engineers, robots prepare food

17 Jun 2018

In this restaurant by MIT engineers, robots prepare food

MIT graduates Brady Knight, Michael Farid, Luke Schlueter, and Kale Rogers have opened a new fast food restaurant in downtown Boston called Spyce, where all the meals are prepared by robot chefs in the kitchen.

Students sue Harvard University alleging discrimination against Asian-Americans

17 Jun 2018

Students sue Harvard University alleging discrimination against Asian-Americans

A group called 'Students For Fair Admissions' (SFFA) has sued Harvard University for allegedly brazenly discriminating against Asian-American students during admissions.

This Indian from MIT won most promising economist award

21 Apr 2018

This Indian from MIT won most promising economist award

Parag Pathak, a professor of Economics in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has won the prestigious John Bates Clark award for academic contributions from a young economist.

Asian-American group sues Harvard for discriminating in admission process

05 Apr 2018

Asian-American group sues Harvard for discriminating in admission process

A group of Asian-American students called 'Students for Fair Admissions' has sued Harvard University alleging discrimination in the admission process.

Google Maps introduces wheelchair accessible routes

16 Mar 2018

Google Maps introduces wheelchair accessible routes

Google Maps has introduced a new feature called 'wheelchair accessible routes' that will help users with mobility needs to easily navigate around a place.

Jaguar Land Rover supplies $25mn, cars and tech to Lyft

12 Jun 2017

Jaguar Land Rover supplies $25mn, cars and tech to Lyft

Ride-hailing company Lyft recently raised a massive $600mn, including $25mn from Jaguar Land Rover.

Lyft signs its third partnership with a self-driving tech firm

06 Jun 2017

Lyft signs its third partnership with a self-driving tech firm

Ride-hailing company Lyft announced a new partnership with Boston-based autonomous self-driving car start-up NuTonomy with the aim of eventually putting thousands of autonomous, on-demand vehicles on the road.