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Motorola One Fusion, with Snapdragon 710 chipset, launched

03 Jul 2020

Motorola One Fusion, with Snapdragon 710 chipset, launched

As the latest addition to Motorola's One series, One Fusion was launched in Latin America.

After Netflix, 'Mad Men' will now stream on Amazon

02 Jul 2020

After Netflix, 'Mad Men' will now stream on Amazon

Mad Men has a new streaming home.

Coronavirus cases cross 5 million globally; 'biggest one-day spike'

21 May 2020

Coronavirus cases cross 5 million globally; 'biggest one-day spike'

The number of coronavirus infections around the world has surpassed the 5 million mark, the latest figures suggested.

Zoom will let customers choose data centers for routing calls

14 Apr 2020

Zoom will let customers choose data centers for routing calls

It has become dichotomous for video-conferencing giant Zoom. On one hand, its user have sky-rocketed, but on the other, those users are fast losing confidence, given the shady security practices of the company.

Sporting events you should not miss in 2020

02 Jan 2020

Sporting events you should not miss in 2020

A new year has kicked in and the sporting world is all set to witness another action-packed and eventful 12-months ahead.

Motorola One Hyper launched with 32MP pop-up selfie camera

05 Dec 2019

Motorola One Hyper launched with 32MP pop-up selfie camera

After several leaks and teasers, Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched its camera-centric One Hyper for $400.

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

14 Nov 2019

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations next year, and the latter has graciously accepted the same.

Copa America: Neymar stripped of captaincy, Dani Alves to lead

28 May 2019

Copa America: Neymar stripped of captaincy, Dani Alves to lead

After another grueling football season, Latin America will be witnessing an international event in the form of Copa America, being hosted by Brazil.

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

26 Apr 2019

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

On Thursday, veteran actress Shabana Azmi campaigned for CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai, where she accused BJP of inciting communal tensions.

Stop interfering in Venezuela crisis, Russia warns Washington

31 Mar 2019

Stop interfering in Venezuela crisis, Russia warns Washington

Russia yesterday warned Washington to stop interfering in the stand-off between Venezuela's government and the opposition movement, and once again defended its decision to send personnel to the country.

Donald Trump warns of 'a lot tougher' sanctions on Venezuela

20 Mar 2019

Donald Trump warns of 'a lot tougher' sanctions on Venezuela

United States President Donald Trump yesterday warned that his country could impose "a lot tougher" sanctions on Venezuela as he urged the country's military to depose leftist leader Nicolas Maduro.

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

16 Mar 2019

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has decided on some new visa plans to attract more international students.

ZTE's first 5G smartphone launched: Details here

26 Feb 2019

ZTE's first 5G smartphone launched: Details here

At the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2019, Chinese tech giant ZTE has launched the Axon 10 Pro 5G and Blade V10 smartphones.

Bomb strikes Colombian Police Academy, kills 10 and injures 65

18 Jan 2019

Bomb strikes Colombian Police Academy, kills 10 and injures 65

A car bomb attack on a police cadet training academy killed 10 people and wounded 65 in Bogota yesterday, making it the worst such incident in the Colombian capital in 16 years.

WWE Performance Center to be opened in India: Triple H

13 Jan 2019

WWE Performance Center to be opened in India: Triple H

WWE, recently, opened its first Performance Center, outside of America, in United Kingdom.

World Bank promises $200 billion in 2021-25 climate action investment

03 Dec 2018

World Bank promises $200 billion in 2021-25 climate action investment

The World Bank today unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25; adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding.

#G20Summit: Modi meets Chilean President, discusses ways to deepen partnership

01 Dec 2018

#G20Summit: Modi meets Chilean President, discusses ways to deepen partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday met Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires and discussed ways to enhance cooperation in several areas of mutual interests.

#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year

07 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year

PUBG already enjoys immense popularity in the Battle Royale genre due to its realistic tactical gameplay and it is looking to further it by solidifying its eSports presence.

Jair Bolsonaro, known as 'Tropical Trump', is Brazil's new President

29 Oct 2018

Jair Bolsonaro, known as 'Tropical Trump', is Brazil's new President

Jair Bolsonaro, a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship, won the presidency of Latin America's largest nation yesterday.

India appointed to UN Human Rights Council; gets most votes

13 Oct 2018

India appointed to UN Human Rights Council; gets most votes

On Friday, India secured its place in the UN Human Rights Council, receiving the maximum number of votes by the General Assembly among all the countries vying for the spot.

World Bank, IMF urge US, China to follow trade rules

11 Oct 2018

World Bank, IMF urge US, China to follow trade rules

The heads of the World Bank and IMF urged the US and China to play by world trade rules and de-escalate a dispute over China's technology development strategy that threatens to do lasting damage to the global economy.

Android One-based Motorola One smartphones unveiled; India launch in October

31 Aug 2018

Android One-based Motorola One smartphones unveiled; India launch in October

In the ongoing IFA 2018 tech show in Berlin, Lenovo-owned Motorola has unveiled its latest Android One-based smartphones - the Motorola One and Motorola One Power.

Increase in Indians coming to US illegally, seeking asylum: report

15 Aug 2018

Increase in Indians coming to US illegally, seeking asylum: report

The number of Indians crossing into the United States from neighboring Mexico and seeking asylum has been increasing in the recent years, a media report has claimed.

Google to offer more "instant" app previews this year

09 Aug 2018

Google to offer more "instant" app previews this year

On the back of releasing Android Pie, Google, among other things, is now looking to improve engagement between its massive developer community and end-users by offering "instant" app previews for users.

Leftist 'AMLO' wins Mexico polls with 49% vote: Official projection

02 Jul 2018

Leftist 'AMLO' wins Mexico polls with 49% vote: Official projection

Anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador swept to victory in Mexico's Presidential election today with 49% vote, in a political sea change driven by voters' anger over corruption and violence.

These $250 earphones from Bose can't play music

25 Jun 2018

These $250 earphones from Bose can't play music

Bose has launched Sleepbuds, an earphone that can't play music. Intrigued? Their only purpose is to help users sleep better.

All you need to know about 2018 FIFA World Cup

08 Jun 2018

All you need to know about 2018 FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is sport's biggest tournament with 32 nations competing for the prized trophy.

Twitterati slams Mastercard's 'Food for Goals' campaign

03 Jun 2018

Twitterati slams Mastercard's 'Food for Goals' campaign

Mastercard's 'Food for Goals' campaign has turned into one of the biggest PR disasters of recent times.

FIFA World Cup winner Iaquinta faces jail sentence: Know why

25 May 2018

FIFA World Cup winner Iaquinta faces jail sentence: Know why

Former Italy striker Vincenzo Iaquinta can face up to six years in prison on charges of possession of arms.

Apple putting lot of energy in Indian market: Tim Cook

02 May 2018

Apple putting lot of energy in Indian market: Tim Cook

Apple Inc is putting a lot of energy in India with an aim to launch all its initiatives, including retail, in the country where it has an "extremely low" overall market share, the technology giant's CEO Tim Cook has said during Apple's second quarter 2018 earnings call yesterday.

Russia warns US of "dangerous" escalation over Syria

14 Apr 2018

Russia warns US of "dangerous" escalation over Syria

After a recent chemical attack near Damascus, US President Donald Trump threatened Russia to be prepared for missiles being fired at Syria.

Syria conflict: Donald Trump threatens Russia with strikes

12 Apr 2018

Syria conflict: Donald Trump threatens Russia with strikes

Responding to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus on Saturday, US President Donald Trump has threatened Russia to be prepared for missiles being fired at Syria.

How much money is enough for happiness? Scientists find out

15 Feb 2018

How much money is enough for happiness? Scientists find out

Scientists have finally found out how much money a year it takes to keep an individual happy.

Wipro struggles to keep employee strength

20 Jan 2018

Wipro struggles to keep employee strength

Wipro lost 1,206 employees in the last quarter of 2017.

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

09 Jan 2018

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

The Trump administration has asked at least 200,000 people from El Salvador in the US to pack their bags by September 9, 2019.

Donald Trump: No border wall means no Dreamers immigration program

30 Dec 2017

Donald Trump: No border wall means no Dreamers immigration program

US President Donald Trump has made the future of the Dreamers program conditional on the funding for the US-Mexico border wall.

#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon

22 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon

India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos-A supersonic Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet.

India successfully tests BrahMos missile from IAF Sukhoi-30MKI jet

22 Nov 2017

India successfully tests BrahMos missile from IAF Sukhoi-30MKI jet

India has created history by successfully test-firing the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet.

Brazil police bust major pedophilia ring; arrest 108 people

21 Oct 2017

Brazil police bust major pedophilia ring; arrest 108 people

In one of Latin America's biggest operations against pedophiles, Brazil police have arrested 108 people from 24 states and capital Brasilia.

Trump outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

09 Oct 2017

Trump outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

The White House has listed several measures which US President Donald Trump insists should be part of any legislation for the recently deferred Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme.