13 Sep 2020
Technology companies may cut salaries for leaving Bay Area
In light of COVID-19, many Silicon Valley companies have started offering permanent work from home option.
07 Sep 2020
Nolan's 'Tenet' earns $20.2mn in US, Canada in first week
It looks all good for Tenet.
09 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases may be key to ending pandemic
For months, it has been known that although the novel coronavirus is highly contagious, a large portion of infected individuals witnesses only mild or no symptoms.
18 Sep 2019
This life-sized Lego Iron Man took 255 hours to build
Iron Man may be long gone but his Lego-cy lives on. Okay, that was a bad pun, but you wouldn't be as disappointed to learn that the toy company LEGO has set up a life-sized structure of Tony Stark's Iron Man and it's made entirely out of Lego pieces.
08 Sep 2019
MCU Phase 4: What movies, TV series can be expected?
When Spider-Man: Far From Home got released, we all sulked at witnessing the end of MCU Phase 3.
01 Aug 2019
Top five zoos in the world
If a humble foreign trip with family is what you are planning, zoos should definitely be a part of the itinerary.
21 Jul 2019
'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.
19 May 2019
Google's security tools can shield you from cyber-attacks: Details here
Google has long been asking users to enable its security tools for shielding all its services - from Gmail to Google Photos - from hacking attempts.
28 Feb 2019
Hungry man eating pizza photobombs live reporting of Cohen testimony
If you were ever so famished during a boring event that you gobbled some food soon after it finished, you'd understand the 'Hallway pizza guy'.
14 Jan 2019
New Yorkers didn't wear pants for subway ride. But why?
Many subway commuters in New York saw a lot more than they imagined of fellow passengers on Sunday.
25 Nov 2018
#GamingBytes: Rockstar abandons 'Agent' game's trademark
Take-Two Interactive had first teased the espionage game Agent around 11 years ago, in 2007.
07 Oct 2018
Qualcomm to create $400mn largest-ever foreign campus in Hyderabad
Hyderabad already hosts mega campuses of tech behemoths like Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and others in India.
29 Sep 2018
Five biggest controversies involving Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of raping a woman in 2009 in a Las Vegas hotel.
17 Jul 2018
Ahmedabad University, American management-school to launch MBA in pharma management
With an aim to tap the huge market potential in pharmaceutical and allied industries, the Gujarat-based Ahmedabad University has collaborated with America's Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego to launch a Global Executive MBA degree in Pharmaceutical Management.
02 Jul 2018
Lab-grown Neanderthal mini-brains might shed more light on human evolution
Up until now, researchers' attempts to understand the success of Homo sapiens over their less fortunate evolutionary uncles, the Neanderthals, literally involved studying a void i.e. the empty space in Neanderthal skulls.
27 Jun 2018
US-Federal-judge orders Trump administration to reunite migrant families within 30-days
A federal judge in San Diego issued a preliminary injunction to reunite separated parents with their children taken from them under Trump's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.
25 Apr 2018
Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations
Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
25 Apr 2018
Salk Institute suspends Indian-American cancer scientist for alleged misconduct
A prominent Indian-American cancer and gene therapy scientist in the US has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of "inappropriate conduct" against him.
04 Apr 2018
YouTube shooter was angry at company for 'censorship,' 'discrimination'
A woman identified as Nasim Aghdam, YouTube employee, opened fire at the company's California headquarters yesterday, injuring three before apparently shooting herself.
30 Mar 2018
Conservative attacks on #MarchForOurLives student leaders turn personal
Conservatives not comfortable with the politics of student leaders of Saturday's #MarchForOurLives have stooped to a new low, hurling personal attacks at the teen organizers calling for stricter gun-control measures.
16 Mar 2018
This Mumbai banker became a billionaire by serving India's richest
In 1995, IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus Nirmal Jain set up Probity Research, one of India's first equity-research firms.
17 Dec 2017
Pentagon ran a secret multimillion dollar UFO programme
According to a New York Times report, the Pentagon has been running a secret multimillion dollar programme to investigate Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).
28 Sep 2017
US-Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins
Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, it may go up (for real) soon.
01 Sep 2017
Border wall: Four companies bag US government contract for prototypes
Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, sections of the US government seem adamant on building it.
21 Jul 2017
Now explore Hogwarts curriculum with two new "Harry Potter" books
"The boy who lived" completed 20 years on Thursday and as a part of its celebrations, Bloomsbury is bringing two new books exploring the curriculum at Hogwarts.
17 Jul 2017
Virtual Reality gaming just got better with Marvel!
Disney's D23 unveiled the Marvel Powers United VR, where you can get into the character of The Hulk, Captain Marvel, or Rocket Raccoon and just go berserk.
10 Jul 2017
Dr Spencer Johnson of 'Who Moved My Cheese?' fame dead
Dr Spencer Johnson, author of the popular best-sellers 'Who Moved My Cheese?' and 'The One Minute Manager', died today of pancreatic cancer aged 78 in San Diego, US.
02 May 2017
Depressed San Diego man opens fire on crowd after break-up
Peter Selis of San Diego, depressed over a break-up, didn't choose targets when he opened fire at a pool party; out of the seven Black and Hispanic victims, one died.
06 Apr 2017
Google launches YouTube Go beta version in India
Google announced plans of launching its YouTube Go application in India, which allows users to save videos to watch offline later.
28 Mar 2017
Amazon Go: Launch plans postponed due to 'technical complications'
Amazon has postponed plans to launch its new chain of convenience stores called Amazon Go, supposed to work on a "grab-and-go" basis without checkout lines.
25 Mar 2017
American brewery recycles sewage water for new pale ale
San Diego brewery Stone Brewing recently unveiled Full Circle, a pale ale made with treated sewage water.
02 Mar 2017
Google launches YouTube TV
Google announced the launch of YouTube TV, a subscription service that streams premium broadcast and cable networks to your devices, for a monthly fee of $35.
06 Feb 2017
Duterte warns rebels after scrapping ceasefire
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a news conference warned rebels that the military is ready to respond with airstrikes and and new offensives if Maoist rebels launch attacks.
30 Dec 2016
President Duterte at it again, calls US envoys spies
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stoked controversy by accusing US envoys of the country of being spies for allegedly plotting his ouster; the US denied the allegations.
28 Dec 2016
Qualcomm fined $854 million on charges of anti-trust violations
American chip manufacturer Qualcomm was fined a record $854 million (1.03 trillion South Korean Won) by South Korean economic regulator, Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC).
23 Dec 2016
Philippines President Duterte wants to charge staff of central bank
On Thursday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said to the governor of the central bank, "I will give you a whack."
21 Dec 2016
UN rights chief: President Duterte must be probed for murder
After President Duterte's confession of having killed criminals in the past, UN rights chief urged the Philippines to investigate him for murder.
16 Dec 2016
NYPD: Muslim teen fabricated assault story
The New York Police Department stated that Yasmin Seweid, an 18-year-old Muslim girl who complained about being assaulted by Trump supporters made up the entire story.
15 Dec 2016
Philippines President Duterte hints at quitting
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte hinted at possibly quitting as President, saying "I don't need it at my age".
09 Dec 2016
Duterte: Trump makes me feel like a saint
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he felt like a saint after his congratulatory phone conversation with Donald Trump; Trump heaped praises on Duterte for his deadly war on drugs in the Philippines.