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India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

29 Sep 2020

Odisha
India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

India has the highest number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the world, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Lamborghini unveils a 'Graphite Capsule' design package for Urus SUV

29 Sep 2020

Lamborghini
Lamborghini unveils a 'Graphite Capsule' design package for Urus SUV

Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini has unveiled a new design package for its 2021 Urus SUV. Titled Graphite Capsule, the package includes four new matte color options with neon accents across the body and a complementing cabin with updated equipment.

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

29 Sep 2020

Twitter
NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

Last night, Microsoft 365 suffered a major outage due to an internal change and left essential web services down for hours, including Microsoft Office 365, Teams, and Outlook.

Motorola's foldable RAZR 5G phone teased in India, launch imminent
Motorola's foldable RAZR 5G phone teased in India, launch imminent

Motorola has teased the arrival of its latest foldable phone, the RAZR 5G, in India. The company has shared a short video clip that confirms that the premium handset will be announced around the festive season, alongside other products like a smart TV, a refrigerator, and a washing machine.

'Tenet' inching toward $300mn mark, Warner Bros. will lose money

28 Sep 2020

Hollywood News
'Tenet' inching toward $300mn mark, Warner Bros. will lose money

Tenet might not earn as expected because theaters in New York and Los Angeles continue to remain shut.

US elections: Dwayne Johnson stands by Biden-Harris like 'The Rock'

28 Sep 2020

Twitter
US elections: Dwayne Johnson stands by Biden-Harris like 'The Rock'

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is "going big" as usual.

NASA wants an energy solution for lunar mission, announces challenge

28 Sep 2020

Moon
NASA wants an energy solution for lunar mission, announces challenge

NASA is gearing up to send the first woman and the next man to the Moon.

Trump paid $750 in income tax in 2016, 2017: Report

28 Sep 2020

Donald Trump
Trump paid $750 in income tax in 2016, 2017: Report

United States President Donald Trump paid just $750 as taxes in 2016, the year he won the election, and the following year, The New York Times reported.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

28 Sep 2020

Paytm
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok won a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, which prevents the hit video service from getting banned in the US.

Coronavirus: Seven-day average down; has India moved past the worst?

27 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: Seven-day average down; has India moved past the worst?

The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in India has been steadily declining for nine days now, a development that provides a small respite to the second-worst hit nation.

'GoT' stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie expecting first child

27 Sep 2020

HBO
'GoT' stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie expecting first child

Game of Thrones stars and beloved British couple Kit Harington and Rose Leslie will soon become parents.

#ComicBytes: The origin story of Killmonger, 'Black Panther's misunderstood antagonist

27 Sep 2020

Marvel
#ComicBytes: The origin story of Killmonger, 'Black Panther's misunderstood antagonist

Black Panther, a colorful celebration of African culture, introduced us to a misunderstood antagonist, Erik Killmonger.

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine induces strong immunity

26 Sep 2020

Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine induces strong immunity

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine has shown promise in early-to-mid-stage clinical human trials.

Coronavirus: Global deaths near one million; a million more 'likely'
Coronavirus: Global deaths near one million; a million more 'likely'

The global death toll in the coronavirus outbreak is fast approaching the one million mark. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday warned that the number could double without a concerted global effort to control the viral spread.

#ComicBytes: Fictional places in DC Universe that have significance

26 Sep 2020

San Francisco
#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.

'Shark Tank' Season 12 shooting starts, amid strict COVID-19 measures

25 Sep 2020

Las Vegas
'Shark Tank' Season 12 shooting starts, amid strict COVID-19 measures

Shark Tank is not bowing down to industry pressures of postponing shoot due to coronavirus pandemic.

Gabrielle Union presents all-black 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' table read for US poll

25 Sep 2020

Netflix
Gabrielle Union presents all-black 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' table read for US poll

If you like F.R.I.E.N.D.S, but are critical of the all-white cast of this '90s smash-hit sitcom, now is the time for you to enjoy it all over again.

Two officers shot in US city amid Breonna Taylor protests

24 Sep 2020

Black Lives Matter
Two officers shot in US city amid Breonna Taylor protests

Two police officers were shot on Wednesday during protests in the US city of Louisville against a grand jury's decision to not charge any officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor.

UK planning "challenge trials" that deliberately expose volunteers to COVID-19
UK planning "challenge trials" that deliberately expose volunteers to COVID-19

With the world waiting for a coronavirus vaccine with bated breath, the United Kingdom is looking to launch an unusual trial — one wherein volunteers would be intentionally infected with the virus to judge how effective a vaccine is.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra's new software update improves camera performance

23 Sep 2020

Samsung
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra's new software update improves camera performance

Samsung has started rolling out a new update for its recently-launched Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G in the US.

Galaxy S20 FE (with 120Hz display) launched at Rs. 51,000

23 Sep 2020

Samsung
Galaxy S20 FE (with 120Hz display) launched at Rs. 51,000

As the latest addition to its range of S20 series, Samsung has launched the Galaxy S20 FE (aka Fan Edition). The handset comes as a watered-down version of the Galaxy S20, featuring a 120Hz screen, a triple rear camera unit, and a flagship chipset.

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

23 Sep 2020

Pfizer
Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

In a major development, American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has launched the final trial of its COVID-19 vaccine.

Bharat Biotech signs deal for nasal COVID-19 vaccine: Details here

23 Sep 2020

Europe
Bharat Biotech signs deal for nasal COVID-19 vaccine: Details here

In a major move, Bharat Biotech has signed an agreement to license a nasal COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, United States.

Nokia 2.4 and 3.4 launched; 8.3 5G's availability details announced
Nokia 2.4 and 3.4 launched; 8.3 5G's availability details announced

HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 as its latest budget offerings. The handsets come with HD+ screens, entry-level chipsets, and up to triple rear cameras.

Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border

23 Sep 2020

India
Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border

A viral video showing crying soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given quite the opportunity to Taiwanese media to mock China.

Donald Trump tears into China for unleashing coronavirus; demands accountability
Donald Trump tears into China for unleashing coronavirus; demands accountability

The raging coronavirus pandemic took center stage at the UN General Assembly with US President Donald Trump blaming China directly for unleashing the virus onto the world and also urging world leaders to hold Beijing accountable.

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

22 Sep 2020

San Francisco
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.

Bird launches foldable 'Air' electric scooter at $599: Details here

21 Sep 2020

Electric Vehicles
Bird launches foldable 'Air' electric scooter at $599: Details here

American micro-mobility and ride-sharing company Bird has launched an affordable new electric scooter - Bird Air.

Joe Biden claims 200,000,000 have died of coronavirus in US
Joe Biden claims 200,000,000 have died of coronavirus in US

Democrat Joe Biden, who is challenging President Donald Trump for the White House, made a gaffe by saying 200 million have died of coronavirus in the United States when in reality the death toll is 204,122.

FinCEN files: All you need to know about the leak

21 Sep 2020

India
FinCEN files: All you need to know about the leak

Several Indian banks helped facilitate transactions red-flagged by the United States Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for suspected money laundering, terrorism, drug dealing, and financial fraud, a major leak of top-secret documents has revealed.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok ban delayed, WeChat ban blocked, and more

21 Sep 2020

Twitter
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok ban delayed, WeChat ban blocked, and more

Over the weekend, the US ban on TikTok, WeChat saw major developments.

Taj Mahal re-opens after months. No couple poses, allowed

21 Sep 2020

Uttar Pradesh
Taj Mahal re-opens after months. No couple poses, allowed

Taj Mahal, the Mughal monument that has hosted renowned personalities, re-opened today, six months after coronavirus-linked curbs made it off-limits to visitors.

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

20 Sep 2020

Samsung
#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.

Modi to hold COVID-19 review meeting with 7 CMs

20 Sep 2020

Karnataka
Modi to hold COVID-19 review meeting with 7 CMs

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow rapidly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a review meeting with the Chief Ministers of seven states and union territories.

End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

20 Sep 2020

Donald Trump
End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

TikTok finally appears to be finalizing a way to prevent itself from getting banned in the United States.

Mass shooting in Rochester, New York; 2 dead, 14 wounded

19 Sep 2020

World
Mass shooting in Rochester, New York; 2 dead, 14 wounded

In a tragic incident, two people were killed in a mass shooting in New York, the United States, the police said.

TikTok CEO asks Instagram, Facebook to help fight US ban

19 Sep 2020

Facebook
TikTok CEO asks Instagram, Facebook to help fight US ban

A few hours ago, the US Department of Commerce issued an order to ban the downloads of TikTok and WeChat apps, and limit their functionality.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 goes on sale (not in India)

18 Sep 2020

Samsung
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 goes on sale (not in India)

Samsung's flagship and the successor to Galaxy Fold, the Galaxy Z Fold2 is now available in select countries such as the US, UK, Singapore and Thailand among others.

Plea of 169 Indians against Trump's H-1B visa move rejected

18 Sep 2020

Donald Trump
Plea of 169 Indians against Trump's H-1B visa move rejected

A United States judge has turned down a plea by 169 Indians challenging President Donald Trump's decision to suspend H-1B visas till the end of this year, a move widely criticized by tech giants.

Sony's latest flagship offers 120Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 865 chipset
Sony's latest flagship offers 120Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 865 chipset

Expanding its range of flagship smartphones, Japanese tech giant Sony has launched the Xperia 5 II (pronounced Xperia 5 Mark 2). It will go on sale in select markets later this year.