North America: News

11 Dec 2022


5 unique menstrual rituals around the world

Menstruation is not only about physical transformation in a girl's body, but it also involves celebration and honor in different cultures across the globe.

24 Sep 2021


Early humans were walking across North America 23,000 years ago

Fossilized footprints discovered in New Mexico indicate that early humans were walking across North America around 23,000 years ago, researchers reported Thursday.

12 Jan 2021


Microsoft Surface Pro 7+, with Intel Tiger Lake processors, launched

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 7+ tablet-cum-laptop at a starting price-tag of $899 (approximately Rs. 66,000).

10 Jan 2021

South Korea

Despite pandemic, over two million Mercedes-Benz cars sold in 2020

In a proud moment for Mercedes-Benz, the company sold over two million cars for the fifth consecutive year in 2020, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

OnePlus 8T gets a bug fix with OxygenOS update

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS update for the 8T smartphones in India, North America, and Europe, a week after it released the OxygenOS update.

01 Jan 2021


Sony PS5 to be launched on February 2; prices announced

Sony's latest gaming console, the PlayStation 5 (PS5) will be launched in India on February 2. It was originally scheduled to be released last November but the launch was deferred.

27 Dec 2020

Hollywood News

'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom': A gift transcending time and barriers

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OxygenOS 10.5.8 update released for OnePlus Nord N10 5G

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 10.5.8 update for its Nord N10 5G smartphone in parts of Europe and North America.

28 Nov 2020

West Bengal

Lunar eclipse on November 30: All you need to know

The fourth and final lunar eclipse of this year will occur on November 30.

OnePlus releases OxygenOS update for the 8T

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS update for the recently-launched 8T model.

27 Oct 2020


OnePlus enters budget smartphone segment with Nord N100 and N10

Taking on rivals like Samsung and Xiaomi, OnePlus has forayed into the budget smartphone segment with the Nord N100 and Nord N10 5G models.

Order of symptoms may help distinguish COVID-19 from the flu

It has been over nine months since the coronavirus pandemic first hit and the outbreak shows little signs of ending.

05 Sep 2020


Acer's latest laptops, with Intel's 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPUs, launched

Expanding its portfolio of laptops, Acer has launched three new models in the US. The Acer Swift 3 and Acer Swift 5 come with Intel's newly-announced 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPUs.

US won't participate in WHO-led global coronavirus vaccine effort

The United States, the worst-affected country in the pandemic, on Tuesday said it won't be participating in the global effort to develop and distribute coronavirus vaccine because it is led by World Health Organization (WHO).

24 Aug 2020

Box Office

'Unhinged' thrills US movie buffs, earns $4 million since Friday

Unhinged has broken into the long lonely theaters of the US and has earned $4.06 million after opening in select screens across the country on Friday.

07 Aug 2020


OnePlus Nord receives third OxygenOS update since its launch

The OnePlus Nord has received its third OxygenOS update since its launch in India last month.

22 Jul 2020


7.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Alaska, tsunami warning issued, then revoked

A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the Alaskan peninsula on Wednesday, triggering an alert for tsunami, multiple reports said.

16 Jun 2020

South Korea

LG Velvet, with 5G support and triple cameras, launched globally

LG's premium mid-range smartphone, the Velvet, which made its debut in South Korea in May, has been finally launched in global markets.

09 Jun 2020


#HackAlert: Honda hit by cyber attack, global operations disrupted

Japanese auto giant Honda Motor Company has been hit by a major cyber attack.

04 May 2020


'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

08 Apr 2020


Legendary singer John Prine dies from coronavirus at 73

Legendary American country and folk singer-songwriter John Prine has passed away due to complications related to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

13 Mar 2020


Google employee in Bengaluru gets infected with coronavirus, work-from-home announced

Tech giant Google on Thursday confirmed that one of its employees, working at the Bengaluru office, caught the coronavirus infection on his trip to Greece.

28 Feb 2020


Canada will stop paying for Harry and Meghan's security soon

Canada will no longer pay for Prince Harry and Meghan's security, its government said in a statement on Thursday.

30 Jan 2020


10-year-old boy who had coronavirus 'without symptoms' raises fears

Amid a global coronavirus outbreak, the case of a 10-year-old boy diagnosed with the viral infection in China has raised fears about how easily the disease can spread.

10 Jan 2020


2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know

We may not have been far into the new year, but a Lunar eclipse is upon us. Tonight, the moon will pass behind the Earth to enter its shadow, giving us the first penumbral Lunar eclipse of this year.

09 Jan 2020

Prince William

Harry and Meghan quit as senior royals: What it means

Britain's royal family, that remained glued for decades, is crumbling as Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle have decided to step back as senior royals. They will now work towards becoming financially independent.

13 Dec 2019


Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

Zetwerk, a Bengaluru-based B2B online marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers for manufacturing jobs, has raised Rs. 225 crore ($32 million) in a Series B round of funding.

06 Nov 2019

Hollywood News

Five interesting facts about Golden Retrievers you should know

One of the most popular dog breeds around the world, Golden Retrievers are utterly gentle, loyal, and family-friendly companions.

22 Oct 2019


Top five most beautiful waterfalls in the world

Witnessing a waterfall is truly an exceptional experience.

05 Oct 2019


Apple offers free repairs for iPhone 6s with power issues

Apple has announced that select iPhone 6s, 6s Plus models are facing a problem that is keeping them from switching on.

17 Sep 2019


OnePlus TV, OnePlus 7T-series to be launched on September 26

OnePlus is set to launch the OnePlus 7T series in India and North America on September 26, according to an official announcement. In India, the launch event will be held in New Delhi at 7 pm.

16 Sep 2019


Howdy Modi: Trump to attend PM's mega event in Houston

United States President Donald Trump will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega event in Houston, Texas, on September 22, the White House confirmed on Sunday.

09 Sep 2019


Acer Predator Triton 500 gaming laptop goes official

Acer has announced the Predator Triton 500 gaming laptop at the IFA 2019 in Berlin.

Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals refuse to play GT20: Here's why

In a weird incident, the Wednesday's game between Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals and Montreal Tigers of GT20 Canada was delayed due to technical reasons, as announced by organizers.

02 Aug 2019


This 'smart-bed' can sense your snoring and make it stop

About 50% of people have had a snoring problem at some point in their lives. Given how greatly sleep impacts your health, it's imperative to get a good night's sleep.

21 Jul 2019

South Korea

'Avengers: Endgame' beats 'Avatar' to become highest grossing film ever

After months of speculations, Marvel's superhero extravaganza Avengers: Endgame has finally ended James Cameron's sci-fi epic Avatar's 10-year reign at the worldwide box office. It is now the highest grossing film of all time.

16 Jul 2019


Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it

If you are someone who likes to keep a lookout for interesting occurrences in the night sky, you would be delighted to learn that on July 16 and 17, various parts of the world will witness a partial lunar eclipse, including India.

28 Jun 2019


Slack messages are going twice, reason remains unknown

Over the last few hours, users of popular work collaboration and chat app Slack have reported a weird message repetition issue.

09 Jun 2019


Spain, Portugal bidding for hosting rights of World Cup 2030

The FIFA World Cup is considered one of the greatest sporting events after the Olympics.

12 May 2019

San Francisco

In San Francisco, one in every 11,600 is a billionaire

If you think seeing a billionaire is a rare phenomenon, maybe you should pay a visit to San Francisco.