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Programmer has two guesses left to unlock $240mn-worth Bitcoin fortune

13 Jan 2021

Programmer has two guesses left to unlock $240mn-worth Bitcoin fortune

Stefan Thomas, a San Francisco-based programmer, has only two guesses left to figure out a password that will let him gain access to his fortune of $240mn in Bitcoin.

#CreatingHistory: Air India's all-woman crew flight lands in Bengaluru

11 Jan 2021

#CreatingHistory: Air India's all-woman crew flight lands in Bengaluru

Creating history, Air India's longest flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-woman crew landed in the city on Monday.

San Francisco welcomes first non-stop Air India flights to Bengaluru

06 Jan 2021

San Francisco welcomes first non-stop Air India flights to Bengaluru

San Francisco International Airport has welcomed the decision of Air India to fly the first-ever non-stop flights between San Francisco and Bengaluru to cater to the demand of passengers.

Donald Trump extends restrictions on work visas, immigration till March

01 Jan 2021

Donald Trump extends restrictions on work visas, immigration till March

Outgoing United States President Donald Trump extended curbs on legal immigration and visas, that allowed foreigners to temporarily work in the country, till March 31, 2021, just hours before the restrictions were set to lapse yesterday.

#ComicBytes: Brutal acts of Magneto, one of Marvel's strongest villains

19 Dec 2020

#ComicBytes: Brutal acts of Magneto, one of Marvel's strongest villains

Max Eisenhardt, better known as Erik Magnus Lehnsherr or Magneto, is one of Marvel's most powerful villains.

This Amazon-backed fully-electric 'robotaxi' could change the way we commute

15 Dec 2020

This Amazon-backed fully-electric 'robotaxi' could change the way we commute

Zoox, an independent subsidiary of Amazon.com, has unveiled its first all-electric, driver-less 'robotaxi' for plying in dense and urban environments.

Is 'Tenet' a commercial failure? Christopher Nolan offers his insights

05 Nov 2020

Is 'Tenet' a commercial failure? Christopher Nolan offers his insights

Christopher Nolan has finally spoken up on the box office performance of Tenet, which has Robert Pattinson, John David Washington and Elizabeth Debicki in lead roles.

Cineworld declares UK, US theaters to close; '007' postponement reason

11 Oct 2020

Cineworld declares UK, US theaters to close; '007' postponement reason

Britain's biggest and the world's second-largest cinema chain, Cineworld, is closing down operations in the UK and major US markets temporarily.

Alphabet's Waymo just launched self-driving robo-taxis: Details here

10 Oct 2020

Alphabet's Waymo just launched self-driving robo-taxis: Details here

Waymo, the Alphabet-owned unit working on self-driving cars, has launched fully driverless robo-taxis in the Phoenix city of the United States.

#ComicBytes: Fictional places in DC Universe that have significance

26 Sep 2020

#ComicBytes: Fictional places in DC Universe that have significance

Unlike Marvel, which likes to bring almost every single catastrophic event to New York, DC likes to do so in fictional places.

Getting COVID-19 and flu together increases risk of death: Experts

22 Sep 2020

Getting COVID-19 and flu together increases risk of death: Experts

With the world still scrambling to find a vaccine for coronavirus, experts have warned that the impending flu season could make matters worse.

US city considers lowering local voting age to 16

17 Sep 2020

US city considers lowering local voting age to 16

San Francisco city in the United States is considering lowering the local voting age to 16 from 18.

California wildfires leave 3 dead; smoke turns skies orange

10 Sep 2020

California wildfires leave 3 dead; smoke turns skies orange

With over two dozen fires raging across the US state of California, residents in the San Francisco area and neighboring regions are witnessing orange skies due to the smoke and ash.

Nolan's 'Tenet' earns $20.2mn in US, Canada in first week

07 Sep 2020

Nolan's 'Tenet' earns $20.2mn in US, Canada in first week

It looks all good for Tenet.

Is Abbott's rapid COVID-19 test the biggest game-changer?

28 Aug 2020

Is Abbott's rapid COVID-19 test the biggest game-changer?

In a major move, the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared a game-changing 'rapid antigen test' for COVID-19.

Next question: Newsom reacts to ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle's RNC speech

27 Aug 2020

Next question: Newsom reacts to ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle's RNC speech

On the opening night of the Republican National Convention on Monday, Kimberly Guilfoyle delivered a fiery speech that went viral for all the wrong reasons.

US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

12 Aug 2020

US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.

Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases may be key to ending pandemic

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.

India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here

16 Jul 2020

India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here

India on Thursday announced it has set up bilateral "air bubbles" with France and the US to resume international commercial flights from Friday.

Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

26 Jun 2020

Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

After Alphabet's Waymo, Tesla, and Uber, online shopping giant Amazon is stepping into the field of autonomous vehicles.

SpaceX plans to build floating spaceports for Moon, Mars missions

18 Jun 2020

SpaceX plans to build floating spaceports for Moon, Mars missions

We all know the ambitions of Elon Musk's SpaceX.

Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

03 Jun 2020

Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

The riots erupting in the wake of George Floyd's brutal killing has spelled trouble for not just peaceful civilians but also some of the biggest businesses in the US.

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

25 May 2020

Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate special international flights with occupied middle seats for ten days, till June 6.

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

16 May 2020

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

12 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

India on Monday reported nearly 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 taking its total tally past the 70,000-mark.

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

29 Apr 2020

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

The coronavirus pandemic has presented an additional obstacle for guest workers in the United States.

Girl makes trailer on parents' divorce, wins Internet

09 Mar 2020

Girl makes trailer on parents' divorce, wins Internet

They say great art comes from a place of pain.

US: New York Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus

08 Mar 2020

US: New York Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus

In the United States, Governor of New York State Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Saturday amid growing concern over a novel coronavirus outbreak.

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

11 Feb 2020

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

Tech giant Google on Monday announced that its head of human resources, Eileen Naughton, will be stepping down from her position later this year.

This is how Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will look like

21 Jan 2020

This is how Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will look like

We know Samsung is gearing up to launch its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra, with a new Note 10-like punch-hole design and segment-leading hardware.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip specifications leaked, 108MP camera isn't happening!

21 Jan 2020

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip specifications leaked, 108MP camera isn't happening!

Samsung's upcoming foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, will come with a 12MP rear camera and not an S20 Ultra-like 108MP sensor which was reported earlier, according to a new tip-off by the reliable tipster Ishan Agarwal.

Samsung Galaxy S20's specifications leaked. Start saving for the beast!

18 Jan 2020

Samsung Galaxy S20's specifications leaked. Start saving for the beast!

As a follow-up to its Galaxy S10 line-up, Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra on February 11 with an all-new design and top-of-the-line hardware.

Samsung's Z Flip foldable phone could launch at just $860

18 Jan 2020

Samsung's Z Flip foldable phone could launch at just $860

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Z Flip, which was earlier said to be named as Galaxy Bloom, is shaping out to be a very attractive offering.

Samsung's Galaxy Fold 2 will be called the Galaxy Bloom

10 Jan 2020

Samsung's Galaxy Fold 2 will be called the Galaxy Bloom

Samsung's upcoming clamshell foldable phone, which was being referred to as the Galaxy Fold 2 till now, will officially be marketed as the Galaxy Bloom.

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S20, Fold 2 on February 11

04 Jan 2020

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S20, Fold 2 on February 11

Samsung's Galaxy S20-series (or Galaxy S11-series, as it was called before) and the Motorola RAZR-like Galaxy Fold 2, will be unveiled early next month.

Samsung could launch Galaxy S11-series, Fold 2 on February 11

30 Dec 2019

Samsung could launch Galaxy S11-series, Fold 2 on February 11

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S11 series, which could be named as Galaxy S20, as well as the new clamshell-like foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold 2, would be launched on February 11, according to a new report (via 91Mobiles).

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

18 Dec 2019

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

Springboard, a San Francisco-headquartered company that provides career upscaling solutions with courses for data science, design, analytics, etc, has raised $11 million in post-Series A funding round.

Why did Google fire four employees, rather unceremoniously?

26 Nov 2019

Why did Google fire four employees, rather unceremoniously?

On Monday, tech giant Google fired four employees for allegedly accessing internal information "outside the scope of their jobs."

121 Indians may have been snooped: WhatsApp in September alert

03 Nov 2019

121 Indians may have been snooped: WhatsApp in September alert

Even as Indian authorities previously claimed that WhatsApp failed to alert them about a privacy breach by Israeli spyware, the Facebook-owned company reportedly issued two notifications in May and September.