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Mercedes-Benz, NVIDIA team up to replicate Tesla's style?

24 Jun 2020

Mercedes-Benz, NVIDIA team up to replicate Tesla's style?

Mercedes-Benz has partnered with tech giant NVIDIA to develop and install a next-generation computing platform on its vehicles.

#ENGvsWI: Key workers to be honored during Test series

22 Jun 2020

#ENGvsWI: Key workers to be honored during Test series

The players from England and West Indies will honor Britain's key workers during the upcoming three-Test series.

Cricket Australia set to appoint first woman CEO

19 Jun 2020

Cricket Australia set to appoint first woman CEO

Cricket Australia (CA) is all set to appoint a woman as CEO for the first time in history.

A committed soldier: Sanjay Jha after being removed as Congress-spokesperson

18 Jun 2020

A committed soldier: Sanjay Jha after being removed as Congress-spokesperson

Congress removed Sanjay Jha, one of its most popular faces on television channels, as a spokesperson on Wednesday, days after he wrote an article criticizing the party.

Now, Facebook will let users disable political ads

17 Jun 2020

Now, Facebook will let users disable political ads

As Twitter continues its stringent policy to moderate and fact-check misleading political posts, including those by US President Donald Trump, Facebook is taking a different approach.

Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users

16 Jun 2020

Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users

In light of the brutal killing of George Floyd and the racial discrimination protests stemming from it, Instagram is moving to take steps to better support Black communities.

Nick Hockley replaces Kevin Roberts as interim CA chief executive

16 Jun 2020

Nick Hockley replaces Kevin Roberts as interim CA chief executive

Cricket Australia (CA) announced the departure of Kevin Roberts from its chief executive's role following an emergency board meeting, on Monday.

Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress

16 Jun 2020

Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress

E-commerce behemoth Amazon has confirmed that its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is ready to testify before a US Congressional panel this July.

Are air-conditioned trains, cabs, flights safe? Here's what experts say

04 Jun 2020

Are air-conditioned trains, cabs, flights safe? Here's what experts say

Experts have repeatedly raised questions about the use of air-conditioning in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Zuckerberg says allowing Trump's controversial posts was 'correct' decision

04 Jun 2020

Zuckerberg says allowing Trump's controversial posts was 'correct' decision

When Twitter moderated a few controversial tweets from US President Donald Trump, all eyes were on what Facebook, its counterpart, would do to deal with similar content on its own platform.

Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

02 Jun 2020

Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

The brutish impact of the coronavirus pandemic has started revealing itself, with 35% of India's Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) initiating the process of winding up operations, a survey conducted by All India Manufacturers' Association (AIMO) said.

BookMyShow downsizes due to COVID-19, affecting 270 employees

28 May 2020

BookMyShow downsizes due to COVID-19, affecting 270 employees

In another big blow stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19, BookMyShow has laid off and furloughed over 18% of its workforce.

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

28 May 2020

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 to be launched in June-end

28 May 2020

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 to be launched in June-end

Royal Enfield's much-awaited cruiser, the Meteor 350, is set to go official in India next month. In an interview with carandbike, Vinod Dasari, CEO of Royal Enfield, has confirmed that the Meteor 350 will be launched in the country by the end of June.

Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains

25 May 2020

Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.

Amid COVID-19, Swiggy lays off 1,100 employees

18 May 2020

Amid COVID-19, Swiggy lays off 1,100 employees

The economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to hit salaried employees, in a way no one could have imagined a few months ago.

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

15 May 2020

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

The film business, much like the entire world right now, is a hullabaloo of uncertainty and anxiety.

Telegram shutters its cryptocurrency project: Here's why

13 May 2020

Telegram shutters its cryptocurrency project: Here's why

Telegram, one of the biggest messaging platforms in the world, has decided to shutter its blockchain and cryptocurrency project - the Telegram Open Network (TON).

Can "recession-proof" salon business survive the coronavirus pandemic?

11 May 2020

Can "recession-proof" salon business survive the coronavirus pandemic?

India's celebrated hairstylist, Jawed Habib, had declared in February that economic slowdown won't hurt his $30 million worth business.

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

10 May 2020

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

Eric Schmidt, one of the most famous faces at Google, has reportedly resigned from the company.

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

08 May 2020

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

As the opening of liquor stores in non-containment zones led to chaos, serpentine queues, and the social distancing rules were bulldozed, the Supreme Court on Friday asked states to consider home delivery of these products.

'X Æ A-12 Musk': Story behind name of Musk's baby

06 May 2020

'X Æ A-12 Musk': Story behind name of Musk's baby

On Monday, Elon Musk welcomed his first child with singer Grimes.

Twitter disables SMS service in most countries: Details here

28 Apr 2020

Twitter disables SMS service in most countries: Details here

Finally, the days of using Twitter over SMS are gone.

India will start COVID-19 vaccine production next month: Details here

26 Apr 2020

India will start COVID-19 vaccine production next month: Details here

In a major development, Cyrus S. Poonawalla's Serum Institute of India has confirmed that it will start making a vaccine for COVID-19 next month.

Real life hero Dr. Anthony Fauci features in a game

23 Apr 2020

Real life hero Dr. Anthony Fauci features in a game

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert of the United States, has featured as the hero of Fauci's Revenge, a new game aimed at raising funds for COVID-19 relief.

Amid the pandemic, Netflix adds 16 million new subscribers

22 Apr 2020

Amid the pandemic, Netflix adds 16 million new subscribers

Even as the coronavirus crisis continues to wreak havoc and most businesses remain halted around the world, there is one service that is literally striving — online video streaming.

Coronavirus: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan goes into self-isolation

22 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan goes into self-isolation

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to self-isolate himself after he met a philanthropist who tested positive for coronavirus. The PTI leader also took the COVID-19 test and his results came as negative, said reports.

Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

15 Apr 2020

Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

Jack Dorsey donating 28% of his wealth to 'disarm' COVID-19

08 Apr 2020

Jack Dorsey donating 28% of his wealth to 'disarm' COVID-19

In a major move, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and payments platform Square, has announced the decision to donate $1 billion, or about 28% of his wealth, to aid COVID-19 relief efforts.

La Liga could restart in July with no fans: Broadcaster

01 Apr 2020

La Liga could restart in July with no fans: Broadcaster

The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the world with each passing day and Spain has faced the brunt with over 8,000 deaths.

Realme 6 Pro to get a new color variant

27 Mar 2020

Realme 6 Pro to get a new color variant

Realme is working on launching a new "Lightning Purple" variant of its recently-launched handset, the Realme 6 Pro.

ED summons Anil Ambani over Yes Bank money laundering probe

16 Mar 2020

ED summons Anil Ambani over Yes Bank money laundering probe

Reliance Group Chairperson Anil Ambani was on Monday summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering case against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor.

Coronavirus: Shoots stalled, Bollywood could lose Rs. 800cr

16 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Shoots stalled, Bollywood could lose Rs. 800cr

The coronavirus outbreak has brought businesses across the globe to a standstill. And, needless to say, showbiz is part of the game too.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

15 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

This week, a vast majority of developments in the world of tech were driven by the outbreak of coronavirus in various parts of the world.

Yes Bank rescue plan unveiled, withdrawals restrictions to be lifted

14 Mar 2020

Yes Bank rescue plan unveiled, withdrawals restrictions to be lifted

Crisis-hit Yes Bank got a lifeline after the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, notified a reconstruction plan backed by the State Bank of India (SBI).

Elon Musk worries SpaceX won't reach Mars before he dies

10 Mar 2020

Elon Musk worries SpaceX won't reach Mars before he dies

After spending nearly two decades building and launching rockets, Elon Musk, the co-founder and CEO of SpaceX, has expressed concerns over his company's speed of progress.

Booked for corruption, Yes Bank's founder Rana Kapoor breaks down

09 Mar 2020

Booked for corruption, Yes Bank's founder Rana Kapoor breaks down

Rana Kapoor, the founder of crisis-hit Yes Bank, was on Sunday booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating, and corruption.

Explained: The rise and fall of Yes Bank

06 Mar 2020

Explained: The rise and fall of Yes Bank

Yes Bank depositors panicked when on Thursday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) capped cash withdrawals at Rs. 50,000.

Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

05 Mar 2020

Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.

Pekka Lundmark replacing Rajeev Suri as CEO of Nokia

02 Mar 2020

Pekka Lundmark replacing Rajeev Suri as CEO of Nokia

Rajeev Suri, the CEO and President of Nokia, has decided to step down from the top spot by the end of August this year.