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Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees

01 Jun 2020

Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees

Days after laying off hundreds of its employees, food tech giant Zomato has launched a public database/directory to help outplace those workers.

Work from home: The new reality of the 'post-coronavirus world'

31 May 2020

Work from home: The new reality of the 'post-coronavirus world'

In the new "upside-down" world, masks and gloves have replaced hugs and handshakes. Courtesy coronavirus, there's uncertainty, fear, anxiety, and most importantly distancing.

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.

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

20 Mar 2020

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

After Stories, Instagram is copying another highly-celebrated feature from Snapchat- ephemeral or self-disappearing text messages.

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

14 Mar 2020

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, has decided to step down from the board of Microsoft - the company he co-founded more than four decades ago with Paul Allen.

Twitter wants to become an Instagram-clone, disgruntled users say #RIPTwitter

05 Mar 2020

Twitter wants to become an Instagram-clone, disgruntled users say #RIPTwitter

Stories are everywhere, and you won't be able to dodge them anytime soon!

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: F8 cancellation, Nest outage, Decathlon leak, Apple's store, more

01 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: F8 cancellation, Nest outage, Decathlon leak, Apple's store, more

This week, we have witnessed a lot of buzz in the world of tech, thanks to several launches, leaks, announcements, and scary security threats.

It's a weird world when LinkedIn works on Snapchat-like stories

28 Feb 2020

It's a weird world when LinkedIn works on Snapchat-like stories

In a major surprise, LinkedIn has announced the plan to bring self-disappearing Snapchat-like stories to its website/app.

Meet Ryan Roslansky: The new CEO of LinkedIn

06 Feb 2020

Meet Ryan Roslansky: The new CEO of LinkedIn

After International Business Machines (IBM), LinkedIn, the social network for working professionals with over 600 million users, is witnessing a major management change.

Avast shutting down company that sold user data without permission

01 Feb 2020

Avast shutting down company that sold user data without permission

A few days back, anti-virus giant Avast was caught selling PC activity of its users through its subsidiary, a company named Jumpshot.

Avast sold user-data to Google, Microsoft for millions of dollars

28 Jan 2020

Avast sold user-data to Google, Microsoft for millions of dollars

Avast, one of the leading providers of anti-virus and internet security solutions, is facing flak for engaging in some shady data business.

Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

30 Nov 2019

Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

Mumbai-based insurance-tech start-up Acko General Insurance, a digital first platform which primarily offers two-wheeler and four-wheeler insurance, has raised $16 million in funding from Ascent Capital.

TikTok grows as Facebook loses market share in India

08 Nov 2019

TikTok grows as Facebook loses market share in India

TikTok is on a mind-boggling run in India.

Flipkart sale: Top deals on best-selling smart TVs in India

28 Sep 2019

Flipkart sale: Top deals on best-selling smart TVs in India

If you are planning to buy a new smart TV, now might be a good time.

Had to beg and plead to open in ODIs: Tendulkar

26 Sep 2019

Had to beg and plead to open in ODIs: Tendulkar

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar said he had to "beg and plead" to open the innings for India in an One-Day International against New Zealand in 1994.

Frenchman dies during sex on work trip, company held "responsible"

13 Sep 2019

Frenchman dies during sex on work trip, company held "responsible"

A French company is being held accountable for the death of an employee, who suffered a heart attack while having sex on a business trip.

Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders

29 Aug 2019

Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders

Congress has finally woken up from its slumber, or so it seems. The party, which was decimated in the Lok Sabha polls, has launched a hunt for its social media head.

Google shutting down its LinkedIn competitor Hire, without telling why

28 Aug 2019

Google shutting down its LinkedIn competitor Hire, without telling why

After killing off Google+, Allo, and Inbox over the last few months, Google is sunsetting another one of its consumer-focused products - Hire.

LinkedIn bug allowed fake job opening for Google's CEO position

29 Jul 2019

LinkedIn bug allowed fake job opening for Google's CEO position

Just recently, a job opening appeared on LinkedIn, one aimed at hiring a replacement for Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Musk's start-up to showcase tech to 'link' humans with computers

13 Jul 2019

Musk's start-up to showcase tech to 'link' humans with computers

Back in 2017, Elon Musk co-founded a neuroscience company called Neuralink to link man and machine. Yes, for real!

These five people are among youngest engineers in the world

02 Jul 2019

These five people are among youngest engineers in the world

In India, engineering is the most preferred professional course among youngsters.

Who would pay $30/month for super-fast emails? Apparently, Valley's VIPs

01 Jul 2019

Who would pay $30/month for super-fast emails? Apparently, Valley's VIPs

Over the last 15 years, Gmail has evolved into an excellent email solution - free and easy to use.

Want visa for US? You'll have to submit social-media details

02 Jun 2019

Want visa for US? You'll have to submit social-media details

Since he took office, US President Donald Trump has been speaking about cracking down on illegal immigrants. Taking this same thought a step further, the US has changed rules for visa applicants.

Kanishak Kataria reveals how he became the UPSC CSE-2018 topper

18 Apr 2019

Kanishak Kataria reveals how he became the UPSC CSE-2018 topper

The results of Civil Services Examinations 2018 were declared on April 5 by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) and IIT-Bombay alumnus, Kanishak Kataria, bagged AIR 1 in his first attempt.

#UPSCresults: Meet Kanishak Kataria, topper of UPSC Civil Services Examination-2018

05 Apr 2019

#UPSCresults: Meet Kanishak Kataria, topper of UPSC Civil Services Examination-2018

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the much-awaited final results of the Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2018 on Friday.

Google poaching Intel, Qualcomm engineers for chip-making team in Bengaluru

12 Feb 2019

Google poaching Intel, Qualcomm engineers for chip-making team in Bengaluru

Reportedly, Google is stepping up efforts to make its own smartphone and data center chips, and is putting together a highly talented team in Bengaluru for the same.

Over 2 billion emails, passwords stolen: Check if you're safe

03 Feb 2019

Over 2 billion emails, passwords stolen: Check if you're safe

Just a few days back, 'Have I Been Pwned' founder Troy Hunt discovered 773 million usernames and passwords in a leaked data dump known as 'Collection #1'.

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for award, but questions remain

16 Jan 2019

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for award, but questions remain

After a couple of days of political sparring over Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award, marketing guru Philip Kotler himself took to Twitter to clarify that he had selected PM Modi for the award.

Binny Bansal to begin second innings with another startup, xto10x

14 Dec 2018

Binny Bansal to begin second innings with another startup, xto10x

Barely a month has passed since Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal stepped down as the CEO of the Flipkart Group, and already, speculations are rife about his next venture.

Four Indian-origin women among Forbes' top American women in technology

30 Nov 2018

Four Indian-origin women among Forbes' top American women in technology

Four Indian-origin women - Padmasree Warrior, Komal Mangtani, Neha Narkhede, and Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan - have been named by Forbes magazine in the 2018 list of the 'Top Women in Technology' in the US.

#DataPrivacy: LinkedIn was using 18 million email IDs without authorization

25 Nov 2018

#DataPrivacy: LinkedIn was using 18 million email IDs without authorization

Joining the ranks of Facebook and Google, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has now been caught indulging in inappropriate data practices.

Facebook-owned WhatsApp names Abhijit Bose as first India head

21 Nov 2018

Facebook-owned WhatsApp names Abhijit Bose as first India head

Amidst growing pressure from the Indian government, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has appointed Abhijit Bose as its first-ever India head.

Want to get hired at Google? Here are some tips

17 Nov 2018

Want to get hired at Google? Here are some tips

Google is one of the world's best and highest paying companies and many people aspire to land a high-paying job at the tech giant.

Indian ex-Tesla employee charged for embezzling $9.3mn, identity theft

13 Nov 2018

Indian ex-Tesla employee charged for embezzling $9.3mn, identity theft

A 32-year-old Indian man, a former employee of American electric car manufacturer Tesla, has been charged for allegedly stealing $9.3mn from the company by falsifying financial documents.

WhatsApp appoints Grievance Officer for India to curb fake news

23 Sep 2018

WhatsApp appoints Grievance Officer for India to curb fake news

After sustained pressure from the Indian government over the proliferation of fake news and misinformation on WhatsApp, the messaging service has appointed a 'Grievance Officer for India'.

#CareerBytes: Top 5 websites to help you become a blogger

10 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: Top 5 websites to help you become a blogger

If you've always been fascinated by a career in blogging, stop thinking and make it happen.

8 useful features we want Facebook to introduce

25 Jul 2018

8 useful features we want Facebook to introduce

Social media has become an integral part of our lives and Facebook with over 2 billion users dominates the space.

Here are the 5 apps that every entrepreneur should use

17 Jul 2018

Here are the 5 apps that every entrepreneur should use

Are you a self-starter, energetic, creative and determined individual? Simply, in one word are you an entrepreneur?

Apple's App Store turns 10: The journey so far

10 Jul 2018

Apple's App Store turns 10: The journey so far

Apple's App Store has turned 10. Today, the platform sees 500 million weekly visitors across 155 countries.

Here are the 5 apps that every entrepreneur should use

12 Jun 2018

Here are the 5 apps that every entrepreneur should use

Are you a self-starter, energetic, creative and determined individual? Simply, in one word are you an entrepreneur?