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Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

30 Oct 2020

Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

Mahindra will launch its all-electric eKUV100 compact SUV in India by January 2021, the company's MD and CEO, Dr. Pawan Goenka, has revealed.

Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

30 Oct 2020

Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

Mahindra will launch its all-electric eKUV100 compact SUV in India by January 2021, the company's MD and CEO, Dr. Pawan Goenka, has revealed.

OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition officially teased

29 Oct 2020

OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition officially teased

OnePlus is working to launch the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition smartphone soon. In the latest development, the handset has been officially teased on Weibo by the CEO of the company.

MP: Deepika Padukone, other actors on fake rural job cards

17 Oct 2020

MP: Deepika Padukone, other actors on fake rural job cards

Film star Deepika Padukone works as a laborer in a Madhya Pradesh village, so suggest bogus rural job cards issued with the 34-year-old actor's photograph.

'83' to release this Christmas, 'Sooryavanshi' pushed to 2021

12 Oct 2020

'83' to release this Christmas, 'Sooryavanshi' pushed to 2021

Ranveer Singh-starrer sports-drama 83 is all set to hit the theaters around Christmas this year, while Akshay Kumar's much-awaited Sooryavanshi will be pushed to early next year.

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

08 Oct 2020

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

Uber is moving to make mobility in India cleaner with a shift to electric vehicles.

Uday Shankar, Star & Disney India Chairman, quits: Here's why

08 Oct 2020

Uday Shankar, Star & Disney India Chairman, quits: Here's why

In a major development, Uday Shankar, the Chairman of Star & Disney India and President of The Walt Disney Company APAC, has decided to step down.

Slack is testing 'Video Stories' and many more features

08 Oct 2020

Slack is testing 'Video Stories' and many more features

After almost every mainstream social media service on the block, even work-focused companies are jumping on the bandwagon of 'Stories'.

New stringent H-1B visa rules likely to affect Indian workers

07 Oct 2020

New stringent H-1B visa rules likely to affect Indian workers

The US government, led by President Donald Trump, announced significant changes in the H-1B visa program, heavily relied on by tech companies to hire skilled foreign workers.

Global markets fall after US President Trump reveals coronavirus diagnosis

02 Oct 2020

Global markets fall after US President Trump reveals coronavirus diagnosis

US President Donald Trump's disclosure that he and First Lady Melania have tested positive for coronavirus, threw global markets into uncertainty with losses being recorded almost everywhere.

NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter

02 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter

Last night, the US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously to issue subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

PM's vaccine arrangements will take care of all: Adar Poonawalla

27 Sep 2020

PM's vaccine arrangements will take care of all: Adar Poonawalla

As India's COVID-19 vaccine strategy becomes a point of debate, Adar Poonawalla has expressed confidence over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to protect Indian citizens from the ongoing pandemic.

You're forced to consume drugs in Bollywood parties: Sushant's friend

25 Sep 2020

You're forced to consume drugs in Bollywood parties: Sushant's friend

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's friend, actor-producer Yuvraj S Singh has claimed that drug abuse and casting couch are considered normal in Bollywood.

OnePlus 8T to get a dual-battery setup and 65W fast-charging

24 Sep 2020

OnePlus 8T to get a dual-battery setup and 65W fast-charging

OnePlus's upcoming flagship, the OnePlus 8T, will pack a dual battery setup and support 'ultra fast charging,' an official teaser has confirmed. According to reports, the handset will offer support for 65W charging via the Type-C port.

OnePlus 8T to come with a 120Hz display

23 Sep 2020

OnePlus 8T to come with a 120Hz display

OnePlus is gearing up to launch its flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 8T, on October 14.

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

21 Sep 2020

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has been teasing that their cars would come to India.

COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute to start final trials this week

21 Sep 2020

COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute to start final trials this week

As India's COVID-19 cases continue to surge by nearly a lakh every passing day, scientists are racing to get a vaccine ready as soon as possible.

Soon, Boston Dynamics will announce new robots for logistics

19 Sep 2020

Soon, Boston Dynamics will announce new robots for logistics

Boston Dynamics, the SoftBank-owned company that has made headlines for its mind-boggling robots, is set to unveil new machines pretty soon.

These Mercedes-Benz cars will become costlier from October 1

16 Sep 2020

These Mercedes-Benz cars will become costlier from October 1

Mercedes-Benz has announced a price-hike of up to Rs. 1.5 lakh on the C-Class, E-Class, and GLC models in India. The new prices will be effective from October 1.

William H. Gates, father of Bill Gates, dies at 94

16 Sep 2020

William H. Gates, father of Bill Gates, dies at 94

William H. Gates, the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, died at the age of 94, following a battle with Alzheimer's disease, the family announced.

Coronavirus vaccine won't be available for all before 2024-end: Poonawalla

14 Sep 2020

Coronavirus vaccine won't be available for all before 2024-end: Poonawalla

Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), that has taken up the mammoth task of mass-producing the vaccine for novel coronavirus, asserted that the vaccine will not be available for the entire world before the end of 2024.

Soon, Starship's SN8 prototype will fly up to 60,000 feet

13 Sep 2020

Soon, Starship's SN8 prototype will fly up to 60,000 feet

SpaceX's next Starship prototype will soon be attempting a major high-altitude flight.

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

13 Sep 2020

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has slammed Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates over his views on the future of electric trucks.

Harry, Meghan strike multi-year content production deal with Netflix

03 Sep 2020

Harry, Meghan strike multi-year content production deal with Netflix

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have finally proved the speculations right, albeit on a grand scale.

Ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $150 million, joins elite unicorn club

02 Sep 2020

Ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $150 million, joins elite unicorn club

Bengaluru-based ed-tech start-up Unacademy has joined the elite unicorn club of India.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

30 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, including a few interesting hardware launches and some rather concerning security issues, outages, and data leaks.

Entertainment round-up: Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, and more

22 Aug 2020

Entertainment round-up: Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, and more

On Saturday, news in the world of entertainment was mostly about Bollywood stars reveling in Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. The 10-day festivities commenced today.

Russia looking to partner with India for COVID-19 vaccine production

21 Aug 2020

Russia looking to partner with India for COVID-19 vaccine production

Russia has been in the headlines for its two-month-tested 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.

Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why

20 Aug 2020

Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why

Yesterday, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries had announced the acquisition of online pharmacy Netmeds, along with its subsidiaries and parent company, to scale up its e-commerce play.

Quibi's founder sells Beverly Hills mansion for a staggering $125mn

15 Aug 2020

Quibi's founder sells Beverly Hills mansion for a staggering $125mn

Los Angeles just got one of its costliest residential property sales in its history.

Former Pinterest COO claims she was fired after reporting sexism

12 Aug 2020

Former Pinterest COO claims she was fired after reporting sexism

The former Chief Operating Officer at Pinterest Inc., Francoise Brougher, has alleged in a lawsuit that she was fired in April after she addressed gender discrimination at the workplace.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

10 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok was reported to be planning legal action against Trump administration.

Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn

08 Aug 2020

Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn

Successful entrepreneurs are hailed for how they hold onto their idea and make it big in the market.

Australia vs India: SCG prepares pitch for Boxing Day Test

08 Aug 2020

Australia vs India: SCG prepares pitch for Boxing Day Test

This year's Boxing Day Test between Australia and India could be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) with traditional home Melbourne battling a surge in coronavirus cases.

India's wheelchair cricketers urge BCCI to acknowledge their efforts

06 Aug 2020

India's wheelchair cricketers urge BCCI to acknowledge their efforts

India's wheelchair cricketers have been waiting for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to acknowledge their status.

Trump's new order on H-1B visa hiring setback for Indians

04 Aug 2020

Trump's new order on H-1B visa hiring setback for Indians

US President Donald Trump, a strong advocate of "America First," on Monday signed an executive order barring federal agencies from hiring foreign technology workers, mainly those on H-1B visas.

Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

30 Jul 2020

Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

On Wednesday, Big Tech went on trial as the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook appeared before Congress for a hearing on antitrust.

India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

30 Jul 2020

India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

In the wake of the deadly clash with China, India's call for "vocal for local" has grown stronger than ever.

CES 2021: World's biggest tech show goes 'online-only' amid COVID-19

29 Jul 2020

CES 2021: World's biggest tech show goes 'online-only' amid COVID-19

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 will not be taking place live, in Las Vegas.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

26 Jul 2020

All that happened in the entertainment world today

On Sunday, news in the world of entertainment was about Hollywood bidding farewell to a veteran star, Amitabh Bachchan sharing fresh thoughts from the hospital, and more loved-up reactions for Sushant Singh Rajput's swan song Dil Bechara.