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US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

12 Aug 2020

US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.

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.

India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here

16 Jul 2020

India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here

India on Thursday announced it has set up bilateral "air bubbles" with France and the US to resume international commercial flights from Friday.

Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

26 Jun 2020

Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

After Alphabet's Waymo, Tesla, and Uber, online shopping giant Amazon is stepping into the field of autonomous vehicles.

SpaceX plans to build floating spaceports for Moon, Mars missions

18 Jun 2020

SpaceX plans to build floating spaceports for Moon, Mars missions

We all know the ambitions of Elon Musk's SpaceX.

Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

03 Jun 2020

Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

The riots erupting in the wake of George Floyd's brutal killing has spelled trouble for not just peaceful civilians but also some of the biggest businesses in the US.

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

25 May 2020

Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate special international flights with occupied middle seats for ten days, till June 6.

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

16 May 2020

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

12 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

India on Monday reported nearly 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 taking its total tally past the 70,000-mark.

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

29 Apr 2020

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

The coronavirus pandemic has presented an additional obstacle for guest workers in the United States.

Girl makes trailer on parents' divorce, wins Internet

09 Mar 2020

Girl makes trailer on parents' divorce, wins Internet

They say great art comes from a place of pain.

US: New York Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus

08 Mar 2020

US: New York Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus

In the United States, Governor of New York State Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Saturday amid growing concern over a novel coronavirus outbreak.

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

11 Feb 2020

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

Tech giant Google on Monday announced that its head of human resources, Eileen Naughton, will be stepping down from her position later this year.

This is how Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will look like

21 Jan 2020

This is how Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will look like

We know Samsung is gearing up to launch its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra, with a new Note 10-like punch-hole design and segment-leading hardware.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip specifications leaked, 108MP camera isn't happening!

21 Jan 2020

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip specifications leaked, 108MP camera isn't happening!

Samsung's upcoming foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, will come with a 12MP rear camera and not an S20 Ultra-like 108MP sensor which was reported earlier, according to a new tip-off by the reliable tipster Ishan Agarwal.

Samsung Galaxy S20's specifications leaked. Start saving for the beast!

18 Jan 2020

Samsung Galaxy S20's specifications leaked. Start saving for the beast!

As a follow-up to its Galaxy S10 line-up, Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra on February 11 with an all-new design and top-of-the-line hardware.

Samsung's Z Flip foldable phone could launch at just $860

18 Jan 2020

Samsung's Z Flip foldable phone could launch at just $860

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Z Flip, which was earlier said to be named as Galaxy Bloom, is shaping out to be a very attractive offering.

Samsung's Galaxy Fold 2 will be called the Galaxy Bloom

10 Jan 2020

Samsung's Galaxy Fold 2 will be called the Galaxy Bloom

Samsung's upcoming clamshell foldable phone, which was being referred to as the Galaxy Fold 2 till now, will officially be marketed as the Galaxy Bloom.

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S20, Fold 2 on February 11

04 Jan 2020

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S20, Fold 2 on February 11

Samsung's Galaxy S20-series (or Galaxy S11-series, as it was called before) and the Motorola RAZR-like Galaxy Fold 2, will be unveiled early next month.

Samsung could launch Galaxy S11-series, Fold 2 on February 11

30 Dec 2019

Samsung could launch Galaxy S11-series, Fold 2 on February 11

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S11 series, which could be named as Galaxy S20, as well as the new clamshell-like foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold 2, would be launched on February 11, according to a new report (via 91Mobiles).

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

18 Dec 2019

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

Springboard, a San Francisco-headquartered company that provides career upscaling solutions with courses for data science, design, analytics, etc, has raised $11 million in post-Series A funding round.

Why did Google fire four employees, rather unceremoniously?

26 Nov 2019

Why did Google fire four employees, rather unceremoniously?

On Monday, tech giant Google fired four employees for allegedly accessing internal information "outside the scope of their jobs."

121 Indians may have been snooped: WhatsApp in September alert

03 Nov 2019

121 Indians may have been snooped: WhatsApp in September alert

Even as Indian authorities previously claimed that WhatsApp failed to alert them about a privacy breach by Israeli spyware, the Facebook-owned company reportedly issued two notifications in May and September.

Alerted Indian government about privacy breach, says WhatsApp; Centre denies

02 Nov 2019

Alerted Indian government about privacy breach, says WhatsApp; Centre denies

On Friday, Facebook-owned WhatsApp clarified that it had informed Indian authorities about a privacy breach on its platform in May.

IIT Delhi announces JEE Advanced 2020 date: Check it here

17 Sep 2019

IIT Delhi announces JEE Advanced 2020 date: Check it here

The examination date for JEE Advanced 2020 is finally out and this time, IIT Delhi has been given the responsibility of the test.

San Francisco chosen as center for first JEE in US

16 Sep 2019

San Francisco chosen as center for first JEE in US

In an attempt to internationalize the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) will be held in San Francisco, United States, next year.

Samsung asks entrepreneur to remove smart-vibrator from women's event, apologizes

30 Aug 2019

Samsung asks entrepreneur to remove smart-vibrator from women's event, apologizes

At a recent women-in-tech event in San Francisco, an entrepreneur was asked to hide her product, a smart vibrator, from display.

Top five hidden gems of San Francisco you should visit

30 Aug 2019

Top five hidden gems of San Francisco you should visit

Given its beautiful green spaces and farmed hills, San Francisco is undoubtedly one of America's most unique and sought-after travel destinations.

2019 iPhones will support Apple Pencil. RIP Steve Jobs

01 Aug 2019

2019 iPhones will support Apple Pencil. RIP Steve Jobs

Over the last few days, several reports have gotten us excited about the 2020 iPhones, much more than this year's launches.

Neesham's school coach died during World Cup's Super Over

18 Jul 2019

Neesham's school coach died during World Cup's Super Over

New Zealand cricketer Jimmy Neesham lost his high school cricket coach, David James Gordon during the final of the ICC World Cup 2019 against England, last Sunday.

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!

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.

#GamingBytes: Is 'Avengers' E3 trailer suggesting a Marvel Gaming Universe?

14 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: Is 'Avengers' E3 trailer suggesting a Marvel Gaming Universe?

Square Enix unveiled the trailer of their upcoming Avengers game, A-Day at E3 2019.

How Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter helped arrest this pedophile cop

13 Jun 2019

How Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter helped arrest this pedophile cop

Although Snapchat has increasingly become less popular since Instagram introduced Stories, its recent 'gender swap' filter made it popular once again.

Upset due to rising heat? Soon, it will get worse

12 Jun 2019

Upset due to rising heat? Soon, it will get worse

These days, the general emotion is-Bahut garmi hai yaar! The scorching heat is making life difficult for everyone.

Stonewall Forever: How Google is preventing erasure of LGBTQ+ history

04 Jun 2019

Stonewall Forever: How Google is preventing erasure of LGBTQ+ history

If you've been wondering why everything is rainbows and glitter suddenly, it's Pride Month, and a special one. It's the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which catalyzed the queer rights movement globally.

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

03 Jun 2019

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

It's a no-brainer that getting lunch with Warren Buffet is not easy-peasy. After all, he's the third-richest person in the world.

In San Francisco, one in every 11,600 is a billionaire

12 May 2019

In San Francisco, one in every 11,600 is a billionaire

If you think seeing a billionaire is a rare phenomenon, maybe you should pay a visit to San Francisco.

Now, AI can transform brain activity into realistic speech

26 Apr 2019

Now, AI can transform brain activity into realistic speech

AI has wide applications but a group of scientists is using the technology for a noble cause - to give voice to those who can't speak.