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Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Bill Clinton's affair, dies

09 Apr 2020

Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Bill Clinton's affair, dies

Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded her conversations with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky that exposed ex-US President Bill Clinton's sex scandal leading to his impeachment, died on Wednesday at the age of 70.

Twitter users almost certainly believed Daniel Radcliffe has coronavirus. How?

11 Mar 2020

Twitter users almost certainly believed Daniel Radcliffe has coronavirus. How?

Misinformation on coronavirus spreads like wildfire, and this time, it has roped in Daniel Radcliffe.

20 popular VPN, ad-blocking apps caught spying on users

11 Mar 2020

20 popular VPN, ad-blocking apps caught spying on users

In a major shocker, at least 20 apps dedicated to VPN and ad-blocking services have been caught spying on their users.

As locust swarms ravage crops, Pakistan declares national emergency

02 Feb 2020

As locust swarms ravage crops, Pakistan declares national emergency

As swarms of desert locusts continue to wreak havoc in Pakistan, the nation has declared a national emergency to eliminate the pest infestation.

Instagram makes "stalking" difficult with major changes: Details here

24 Oct 2019

Instagram makes "stalking" difficult with major changes: Details here

Instagram is evolving in more ways than one could imagine.

#ScareAlert: Amazon to record even before you say "Alexa"

24 May 2019

#ScareAlert: Amazon to record even before you say "Alexa"

AI-powered smart assistants have been making quite an impression with their ability to understand/handle queries.

Why Google banned Chinese developer with 600 million app downloads

28 Apr 2019

Why Google banned Chinese developer with 600 million app downloads

In a major move, Google has launched a crackdown against DO Global, a popular Chinese app developer.

Viral 'birth year' prank can get you suspended from Twitter

28 Mar 2019

Viral 'birth year' prank can get you suspended from Twitter

If you're a Twitter regular, you may have noticed that some people are calling for a birth year change on the platform, saying it will change the looks of your feed.

Twitter lists 'Kill all Jews' as trend, apologizes later

03 Nov 2018

Twitter lists 'Kill all Jews' as trend, apologizes later

Twitter is facing flak for promoting hateful, anti-semitic content on its platform.

Facebook launches its video-on-demand service, Watch, globally

29 Aug 2018

Facebook launches its video-on-demand service, Watch, globally

Last year, Facebook had launched its video-on-demand (VOD) service, called 'Watch', in the US that would let users watch episodic TV content, as well as sports content on Facebook.

Trump wanted ex-FBI director to investigate pee-tape to pacify wife

13 Apr 2018

Trump wanted ex-FBI director to investigate pee-tape to pacify wife

James Comey, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), makes startling revelations in his book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," due to release on April 17.

Humans (and not algorithms) will curate new YouTube Kids app

09 Apr 2018

Humans (and not algorithms) will curate new YouTube Kids app

YouTube is reportedly working to replace algorithms with humans for its new app for kids.

It's official! Facebook launches TV-like video platform 'Watch'

10 Aug 2017

It's official! Facebook launches TV-like video platform 'Watch'

Facebook has finally announced the launch of its dedicated online video platform 'Watch', months after reports about its increasing focus on video content surfaced.

Facebook to launch its own TV shows by August!

27 Jul 2017

Facebook to launch its own TV shows by August!

Facebook has been competing for years with TV for advertisements; however, it no longer wants to just "compete", it wants to take over TV!

Amazon CEO donates $1 million for the Freedom of Press

25 May 2017

Amazon CEO donates $1 million for the Freedom of Press

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO donated $1 million to the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press.

Facebook ropes in BuzzFeed, Vox and others for its shows

25 May 2017

Facebook ropes in BuzzFeed, Vox and others for its shows

Facebook is leaving no stone unturned to become the all in one solution for the internet savvy millennial.

Swaraj comes to help of Indian woman suffering in Pakistan

21 Mar 2017

Swaraj comes to help of Indian woman suffering in Pakistan

When the father of Mohammadia Begum, an Indian woman allegedly being ill-treated by her in-laws in Pakistan, reached out to Sushma Swaraj through an SOS YouTube video, the External Affairs minister soon directed the Indian High Commission to renew her passport and facilitate her return.

Trump may skip White House correspondents' dinner

26 Feb 2017

Trump may skip White House correspondents' dinner

In a break from tradition, US President Donald Trump indicated that he may not attend the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

White House bars key media outlets from briefings

25 Feb 2017

White House bars key media outlets from briefings

In what appears to be an intensifying conflict between Trump Administration and media, several prominent news outlets have been excluded from covering White House's daily briefings.

Former US Attorney General to lead Uber probe

21 Feb 2017

Former US Attorney General to lead Uber probe

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder will lead the probe into sexual assault allegations against Uber, made by a former employee.

Sexual harassment claims rock Uber

20 Feb 2017

Sexual harassment claims rock Uber

A former Uber engineer, Susan Fowler, has revealed via a blog, multiple instances of harassment, sexual and otherwise, that she faced while working at Uber for a year.

Donald Trump's decision to ban refugees and immigrants

30 Jan 2017

Donald Trump's decision to ban refugees and immigrants

On Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order which suspended the intake of refugees from Syria for 120 days, and blocked immigration from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Sudan and Somalia for 90 days.

Operative who wrote report on Trump identified

14 Jan 2017

Operative who wrote report on Trump identified

The former officer in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service MI6, who wrote the report on compromising information the Russians had on Donald Trump, has been identified as Christopher Steele.

Match fixing back in spotlight ahead of the Australian Open

13 Jan 2017

Match fixing back in spotlight ahead of the Australian Open

A year after allegations of corrupt practices surfaced in tennis, new sanctions against players for match-fixing put the spotlight back on the issue, ahead of the Australian Open.

Highlights of President-elect Donald Trump's press conference

12 Jan 2017

Highlights of President-elect Donald Trump's press conference

US President-elect Donald Trump faced a wide array of questions during his first press conference since July 2016.

Trump denies Russia has compromising evidence against him

11 Jan 2017

Trump denies Russia has compromising evidence against him

US President-elect Donald Trump has denied allegations that Russia is in possession of compromising evidence against him; Trump took to Twitter, rejecting the reports and calling it a "political witch hunt."

Facebook and a creativity platform

15 Aug 2016

Facebook and a creativity platform

Social media trends have undergone immense transformation; from no-frills text content sharing to gaming, picture sharing and currently the hottest trend of all - imaginative content creating applications.