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27 Feb 2019


Soon, Android users will get a new, completely redesigned Snapchat

In a matter of months, Android users will get a completely redesigned version of popular photo-messaging app Snapchat.

21 Feb 2019


Samsung's foldable phone launched at $1,980: Here's everything to know

At its Unpacked event in San Francisco, Samsung has officially launched its foldable phone amid a lot of fanfare.

19 Feb 2019


Samsung Unpacked 2019: Galaxy S10, Galaxy wearables and more

Samsung is all set to launch its tenth anniversary Galaxy flagship smartphones at its Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 20.

15 Feb 2019


Samsung's own app confirms details of the upcoming Galaxy wearables

Recently, we heard rumors of a Galaxy smartwatch and Galaxy Buds expected to be launched alongside the Galaxy S10 flagships on February 20.

10 Feb 2019


Samsung Galaxy India launch teased on Flipkart: All details here

Samsung will globally unveil its Galaxy S10 lineup on February 20 in San Francisco.

20 Jan 2019


World's cutest dog, Boo, dies from 'heartbreak' at age 12

If 2019 has already started bad for you, we have another morose news.

15 Jan 2019


Samsung's foldable phone is coming on February 20

We all know that Samsung plans to launch a dual-display foldable phone.

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.

11 Jan 2019


Confirmed: Samsung to launch Galaxy S10 smartphones on February 20

Samsung has started sending out media invites for its next Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 20. And with that, the countdown to the much-awaited Galaxy S10 lineup has officially begun.

07 Jan 2019


Christian Bale thanks 'Satan' after winning Golden Globe Award

The Golden Globe Awards wrapped up sometime back and this season saw a host of exciting competition and surprising winners.

30 Nov 2018

South Korea

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

04 Nov 2018


Former India U-19 cricketer to lead USA national team

Saurabh Netravalkar's life is the story of follow your passion, work hard and you will always see results.

14 Oct 2018


100% import duty, currency weakness hit walnut shipments from California

Even as the nutritional benefits of walnuts are boosting consumer demand, the 100% import duty and currency weakness have affected the exports to India, said the California Walnuts Commission (CWC).

26 Sep 2018


'Bumblebee' trailer combines high action with 80s nostalgia

Paramount Pictures released the trailer of 'Bumblebee' on September 25. The film is a spin-off of the popular 'Transformers' franchise, that has recently fallen on hard times.

08 Sep 2018

Washington DC

IIT Kharagpur delegation visiting US to hire researchers

As part of the international outreach program, an IIT Kharagpur delegation is visiting the US to meet researchers looking for a career in the best higher education and R&D institution in India.

17 Aug 2018

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Best games by Junglee

Junglee Games is one of the fastest growing gaming companies in South East Asia.

09 Aug 2018


Magic Leap's AR headgear costs more than two iPhone Xs

After working in near-total secrecy for seven years, mixed reality headgear maker Magic Leap has finally started shipping its first product, the Magic Leap One Creator Edition.

31 Jul 2018


Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

28 Jul 2018


There's no free lunch, not even for Facebook employees

They say that there's no free lunch, and that now seems to be applicable to Facebook as well.

05 Jul 2018


Inside British Parliament, Siri 'interrupts' MP, announces results on Syria

The task of digital assistants Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant, is to make our lives easier. But in this case, a minister of British Parliament was left embarrassed when Apple's Siri rudely interrupted his speech.

27 Jun 2018


With dip in cost-of-living, Bengaluru now more attractive for foreigners

That Mumbai is the most expensive to live in for expatriates among all Indian cities is no surprise.

24 Jun 2018


Long-haul flights gaining preference amongst Indians: Survey

A number of Indian travelers are exploring far-off places, thanks to improved flight connectivity and better prices over a period of time, a survey said.

22 Jun 2018


Start-up opens first restaurant where robot makes burgers

US-based start-up Creator, which deals in burger-making robots, has unveiled its first robot restaurant in San Francisco.

21 Jun 2018


IBM develops AI that can successfully debate with humans

IBM has developed an AI system called "Project Debater" than can rationally debate with humans.

14 Jun 2018


Want to make Mumbai a financial technology hub: CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said he wants to make Mumbai a hub for financial technology.

14 Jun 2018


Meet Erik Finman: The 19-year-old flamboyant bitcoin millionaire

19-year-old Erik Finman, currently based out of San Francisco, is one of the youngest Bitcoin millionaires in the world.

11 Jun 2018


Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

24 May 2018


Uber closes self-driving car testing operations in Arizona

Uber has permanently shut down its self-driving car testing program in Arizona, US, and as a result, laid off about 300 employees working at the location, most of them being test drivers or "vehicle operators."

22 May 2018


Two new Vir Das stand-up comedy-shows on Netflix

Actor-comedian Vir Das has bagged two more live stand-up comedy specials with Netflix.

08 May 2018


Cause of Uber's autonomous car hitting (and killing) pedestrian found

Earlier in March, an autonomous Uber car, while being tested in Arizona, hit a woman crossing the street.

03 May 2018

Donald Trump

Trump's naked statue auctioned for a whopping $28,000

The last naked statue of President Donald Trump was sold for $28,000 (Rs. 18.66 L) to a paranormal investigator, who plans to place it Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum in Las Vegas.

02 May 2018

Delhi High Court

IIT-JEE topper's Rs. 5cr lawsuit against FIIT-JEE

The Delhi High Court has pulled up renowned coaching institute FIIT-JEE for not willing to settle the claims of an IIT-JEE topper.

01 May 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh today began his five-day visit to the US with a high-level meeting with Medtronic, one of the largest health companies in the world.

24 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

American firms see an opportunity to invest in UP

American firms are seeing a window of opportunity to invest in Uttar Pradesh, the head of a US business advocacy group said today, underlining that a change in India's most populous state would mean a change in the entire country.

'Saath Nibhaana Saathiya' fame actress Devoleena's bank account gets hacked

In a rude shock for the actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee, her bank account has been targeted by online hackers.

22 Mar 2018


Police releases video footage of Uber's autonomous car accident

After an autonomous Uber car was involved in an accident that resulted in a pedestrian death in Tempe, Arizona, the Tempe Police Department has released the first footage of the fatal crash.

21 Mar 2018


Google lets users try Android gaming apps before installing them

Google has rolled out its Google Play Instant service for games at the ongoing Game Developer Conference (GDC) in San Francisco.

20 Mar 2018


Uber's autonomous car hits pedestrian, results in her death

An autonomous Uber car, while being tested in Tempe, Arizona, has been involved in a fatal accident which resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

18 Mar 2018


Jagmeet Singh criticized by Indo-Canadians for condoning Sikh separatism

Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, has sought to get the Canadian Parliament recognize the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as "genocide", inviting criticism from Indo-Canadians for trying to promote a divisive agenda.

07 Mar 2018


Which are the highest-paying tech jobs right now?

The technology sector is experiencing massive growth, opening its doors to many professionals. We all know the tech industry offers some of the highest-paying jobs.