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Technology companies may cut salaries for leaving Bay Area

13 Sep 2020

Technology companies may cut salaries for leaving Bay Area

In light of COVID-19, many Silicon Valley companies have started offering permanent work from home option.

Nolan's 'Tenet' earns $20.2mn in US, Canada in first week

07 Sep 2020

Nolan's 'Tenet' earns $20.2mn in US, Canada in first week

It looks all good for Tenet.

Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases may be key to ending pandemic

09 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases may be key to ending pandemic

For months, it has been known that although the novel coronavirus is highly contagious, a large portion of infected individuals witnesses only mild or no symptoms.

This life-sized Lego Iron Man took 255 hours to build

18 Sep 2019

This life-sized Lego Iron Man took 255 hours to build

Iron Man may be long gone but his Lego-cy lives on. Okay, that was a bad pun, but you wouldn't be as disappointed to learn that the toy company LEGO has set up a life-sized structure of Tony Stark's Iron Man and it's made entirely out of Lego pieces.

MCU Phase 4: What movies, TV series can be expected?

08 Sep 2019

MCU Phase 4: What movies, TV series can be expected?

When Spider-Man: Far From Home got released, we all sulked at witnessing the end of MCU Phase 3.

Top five zoos in the world

01 Aug 2019

Top five zoos in the world

If a humble foreign trip with family is what you are planning, zoos should definitely be a part of the itinerary.

'Avengers: Endgame' beats 'Avatar' to become highest grossing film ever

21 Jul 2019

'Avengers: Endgame' beats 'Avatar' to become highest grossing film ever

After months of speculations, Marvel's superhero extravaganza Avengers: Endgame has finally ended James Cameron's sci-fi epic Avatar's 10-year reign at the worldwide box office. It is now the highest grossing film of all time.

Google's security tools can shield you from cyber-attacks: Details here

19 May 2019

Google's security tools can shield you from cyber-attacks: Details here

Google has long been asking users to enable its security tools for shielding all its services - from Gmail to Google Photos - from hacking attempts.

Hungry man eating pizza photobombs live reporting of Cohen testimony

28 Feb 2019

Hungry man eating pizza photobombs live reporting of Cohen testimony

If you were ever so famished during a boring event that you gobbled some food soon after it finished, you'd understand the 'Hallway pizza guy'.

New Yorkers didn't wear pants for subway ride. But why?

14 Jan 2019

New Yorkers didn't wear pants for subway ride. But why?

Many subway commuters in New York saw a lot more than they imagined of fellow passengers on Sunday.

#GamingBytes: Rockstar abandons 'Agent' game's trademark

25 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: Rockstar abandons 'Agent' game's trademark

Take-Two Interactive had first teased the espionage game Agent around 11 years ago, in 2007.

Qualcomm to create $400mn largest-ever foreign campus in Hyderabad

07 Oct 2018

Qualcomm to create $400mn largest-ever foreign campus in Hyderabad

Hyderabad already hosts mega campuses of tech behemoths like Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and others in India.

Five biggest controversies involving Cristiano Ronaldo

29 Sep 2018

Five biggest controversies involving Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of raping a woman in 2009 in a Las Vegas hotel.

Ahmedabad University, American management-school to launch MBA in pharma management

17 Jul 2018

Ahmedabad University, American management-school to launch MBA in pharma management

With an aim to tap the huge market potential in pharmaceutical and allied industries, the Gujarat-based Ahmedabad University has collaborated with America's Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego to launch a Global Executive MBA degree in Pharmaceutical Management.

Lab-grown Neanderthal mini-brains might shed more light on human evolution

02 Jul 2018

Lab-grown Neanderthal mini-brains might shed more light on human evolution

Up until now, researchers' attempts to understand the success of Homo sapiens over their less fortunate evolutionary uncles, the Neanderthals, literally involved studying a void i.e. the empty space in Neanderthal skulls.

US-Federal-judge orders Trump administration to reunite migrant families within 30-days

27 Jun 2018

US-Federal-judge orders Trump administration to reunite migrant families within 30-days

A federal judge in San Diego issued a preliminary injunction to reunite separated parents with their children taken from them under Trump's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations

25 Apr 2018

Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations

Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

YouTube shooter was angry at company for 'censorship,' 'discrimination'

04 Apr 2018

YouTube shooter was angry at company for 'censorship,' 'discrimination'

A woman identified as Nasim Aghdam, YouTube employee, opened fire at the company's California headquarters yesterday, injuring three before apparently shooting herself.

Conservative attacks on #MarchForOurLives student leaders turn personal

30 Mar 2018

Conservative attacks on #MarchForOurLives student leaders turn personal

Conservatives not comfortable with the politics of student leaders of Saturday's #MarchForOurLives have stooped to a new low, hurling personal attacks at the teen organizers calling for stricter gun-control measures.

This Mumbai banker became a billionaire by serving India's richest

16 Mar 2018

This Mumbai banker became a billionaire by serving India's richest

In 1995, IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus Nirmal Jain set up Probity Research, one of India's first equity-research firms.

Pentagon ran a secret multimillion dollar UFO programme

17 Dec 2017

Pentagon ran a secret multimillion dollar UFO programme

According to a New York Times report, the Pentagon has been running a secret multimillion dollar programme to investigate Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).

US-Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins

28 Sep 2017

US-Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins

Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, it may go up (for real) soon.

Border wall: Four companies bag US government contract for prototypes

01 Sep 2017

Border wall: Four companies bag US government contract for prototypes

Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, sections of the US government seem adamant on building it.

Now explore Hogwarts curriculum with two new "Harry Potter" books

21 Jul 2017

Now explore Hogwarts curriculum with two new "Harry Potter" books

"The boy who lived" completed 20 years on Thursday and as a part of its celebrations, Bloomsbury is bringing two new books exploring the curriculum at Hogwarts.

Virtual Reality gaming just got better with Marvel!

17 Jul 2017

Virtual Reality gaming just got better with Marvel!

Disney's D23 unveiled the Marvel Powers United VR, where you can get into the character of The Hulk, Captain Marvel, or Rocket Raccoon and just go berserk.

Dr Spencer Johnson of 'Who Moved My Cheese?' fame dead

10 Jul 2017

Dr Spencer Johnson of 'Who Moved My Cheese?' fame dead

Dr Spencer Johnson, author of the popular best-sellers 'Who Moved My Cheese?' and 'The One Minute Manager', died today of pancreatic cancer aged 78 in San Diego, US.

Depressed San Diego man opens fire on crowd after break-up

02 May 2017

Depressed San Diego man opens fire on crowd after break-up

Peter Selis of San Diego, depressed over a break-up, didn't choose targets when he opened fire at a pool party; out of the seven Black and Hispanic victims, one died.

Google launches YouTube Go beta version in India

06 Apr 2017

Google launches YouTube Go beta version in India

Google announced plans of launching its YouTube Go application in India, which allows users to save videos to watch offline later.

Amazon Go: Launch plans postponed due to 'technical complications'

28 Mar 2017

Amazon Go: Launch plans postponed due to 'technical complications'

Amazon has postponed plans to launch its new chain of convenience stores called Amazon Go, supposed to work on a "grab-and-go" basis without checkout lines.

American brewery recycles sewage water for new pale ale

25 Mar 2017

American brewery recycles sewage water for new pale ale

San Diego brewery Stone Brewing recently unveiled Full Circle, a pale ale made with treated sewage water.

Google launches YouTube TV

02 Mar 2017

Google launches YouTube TV

Google announced the launch of YouTube TV, a subscription service that streams premium broadcast and cable networks to your devices, for a monthly fee of $35.

Duterte warns rebels after scrapping ceasefire

06 Feb 2017

Duterte warns rebels after scrapping ceasefire

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a news conference warned rebels that the military is ready to respond with airstrikes and and new offensives if Maoist rebels launch attacks.

President Duterte at it again, calls US envoys spies

30 Dec 2016

President Duterte at it again, calls US envoys spies

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stoked controversy by accusing US envoys of the country of being spies for allegedly plotting his ouster; the US denied the allegations.

Qualcomm fined $854 million on charges of anti-trust violations

28 Dec 2016

Qualcomm fined $854 million on charges of anti-trust violations

American chip manufacturer Qualcomm was fined a record $854 million (1.03 trillion South Korean Won) by South Korean economic regulator, Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC).

Philippines President Duterte wants to charge staff of central bank

23 Dec 2016

Philippines President Duterte wants to charge staff of central bank

On Thursday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said to the governor of the central bank, "I will give you a whack."

UN rights chief: President Duterte must be probed for murder

21 Dec 2016

UN rights chief: President Duterte must be probed for murder

After President Duterte's confession of having killed criminals in the past, UN rights chief urged the Philippines to investigate him for murder.

NYPD: Muslim teen fabricated assault story

16 Dec 2016

NYPD: Muslim teen fabricated assault story

The New York Police Department stated that Yasmin Seweid, an 18-year-old Muslim girl who complained about being assaulted by Trump supporters made up the entire story.

Philippines President Duterte hints at quitting

15 Dec 2016

Philippines President Duterte hints at quitting

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte hinted at possibly quitting as President, saying "I don't need it at my age".

Duterte: Trump makes me feel like a saint

09 Dec 2016

Duterte: Trump makes me feel like a saint

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he felt like a saint after his congratulatory phone conversation with Donald Trump; Trump heaped praises on Duterte for his deadly war on drugs in the Philippines.

Pakistani's restaurant attacked twice in a week in Texas

07 Dec 2016

Pakistani's restaurant attacked twice in a week in Texas

A Pakistani restaurant in the US has been attacked twice in one week with racial and xenophobic undertones.