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Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?

02 Jul 2020

Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?

Along with Chinese applications that were deemed prejudicial to national security, India has also blocked popular US-based search engine DuckDuckGo.

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.

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

02 Jul 2020

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

In a worrying development, the United States reported 52,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its biggest spike ever since.

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

01 Jul 2020

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

In a major shocker, Google's primary email service Gmail has gone down for a number of users around the world.

Kim Kardashian is a billionaire now; husband Kanye is ecstatic

01 Jul 2020

Kim Kardashian is a billionaire now; husband Kanye is ecstatic

Rap star Kanye West has congratulated wife Kim Kardashian West on Twitter for becoming a billionaire.

Coronavirus: Goldman Sachs says face masks can save US economy

01 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: Goldman Sachs says face masks can save US economy

Destroyed by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States can save itself by following one small practice — wearing masks. Leading investment bank Goldman Sachs declared that masks can not only save lives but rescue the economy too.

Microsoft suspends all advertising on Facebook, Instagram

30 Jun 2020

Microsoft suspends all advertising on Facebook, Instagram

Microsoft has suspended all advertising on Facebook and Instagram at least until August.

#CareerBytes: Five useful YouTube Channels that help in SAT preparation

30 Jun 2020

#CareerBytes: Five useful YouTube Channels that help in SAT preparation

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), administered by the College Board, is a standardized test used for college admissions in the US.

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over top commander's killing

29 Jun 2020

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over top commander's killing

Iran has issued an arrest warrant against United States President Donald Trump and dozens of others for the killing of its top commander Qassem Soleimani.

Samsung's S20+ BTS Edition to be launched on July 2

29 Jun 2020

Samsung's S20+ BTS Edition to be launched on July 2

For K-Pop fans, Samsung will launch the BTS edition of the Galaxy S20+ in India on July 2.

Delhi is setting up plasma bank for treating COVID-19 patients

29 Jun 2020

Delhi is setting up plasma bank for treating COVID-19 patients

In light of a surge in the number of COVID-19 infections, Delhi is moving to set up a plasma bank.

Coronavirus killed one patient every 18 seconds this month

29 Jun 2020

Coronavirus killed one patient every 18 seconds this month

On Sunday, the world reached a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic — the death toll topped half a million. A total of 504,466 have died of the virus since it originated in China last year.

Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

29 Jun 2020

Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

West Indies players will be sporting a 'Black Lives Matter' logo on the collars of their jerseys in the upcoming Test series against England, starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 gets Android 10-based One UI 2.1

29 Jun 2020

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 gets Android 10-based One UI 2.1

South Korean tech giant Samsung is rolling out the latest Android 10-based One UI 2.1 update for its Galaxy Tab S4 in the US and Canada.

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in human trials: Details here

28 Jun 2020

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in human trials: Details here

As the world deals with the novel coronavirus pandemic, China National Biotec Group (CNBG) has announced a major milestone in the effort to develop a vaccine for the deadly respiratory disease.

This 'smart mask' can amplify your voice, make calls

28 Jun 2020

This 'smart mask' can amplify your voice, make calls

The COVID-19 crisis has brought a "new normal" upon us, a world where people prefer to remain socially distant and protected with masks and face shields.

Microsoft is closing all its stores: Here's why

27 Jun 2020

Microsoft is closing all its stores: Here's why

In a bid to adjust with the new 'normal', Microsoft has announced the plan to close its physical stores permanently.

Google Pixel 4a gets FCC certification, launch imminent

26 Jun 2020

Google Pixel 4a gets FCC certification, launch imminent

Google's Pixel 4a is expected to go official in the coming weeks. A new handset from the company's stable, most likely the Pixel 4a, has been certified by the FCC, hinting at its imminent launch.

COVID-19: Who will be the first ones to get vaccinated?

26 Jun 2020

COVID-19: Who will be the first ones to get vaccinated?

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc around the world, leaving everyone desperate for a vaccine - a much-needed shot that prevents contraction or at least mitigates the severe impact of the novel coronavirus.

US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India, others

26 Jun 2020

US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India, others

The United States could have a role to play in the ongoing Indo-China conflict, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the country was reviewing the position of its troops in Europe to face the threat which People's Liberation Army poses to Asian countries like India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, as well as South China Sea.

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

25 Jun 2020

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

Pakistan hasn't expressed the will to act against terrorists functioning from its soil and has continued to provide a safe haven to regionally focused terrorist groups, the US State Department said in a report released on Wednesday.

Singapore chooses Nokia, Ericsson (not Chinese companies) for 5G upgradation

24 Jun 2020

Singapore chooses Nokia, Ericsson (not Chinese companies) for 5G upgradation

In a major development, Singapore's leading telcos have chosen Nokia and Ericsson to build the core of their next-generation 5G networks.

These drugs are in use for COVID-19 treatment in India

24 Jun 2020

These drugs are in use for COVID-19 treatment in India

India has opened up, but the pandemic is not slowing down.

Trump suspends H-1B, other visas, for the rest of 2020

23 Jun 2020

Trump suspends H-1B, other visas, for the rest of 2020

United States President Donald Trump issued a proclamation, thereby suspending H-1B visas, hugely popular among Indian IT professionals, and other work visas for the rest of this year, just as his country deals with the massive impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

21 Jun 2020

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, the entire scientific community is progressing forward with the efforts to develop a vaccine that could finally end the pandemic.

Apple iPhone SE (2020) to be manufactured in India: Report

21 Jun 2020

Apple iPhone SE (2020) to be manufactured in India: Report

As per a report by The Information, Apple has decided to start the manufacturing of its most affordable handset, the iPhone SE (2020) in India.

'Massive' phishing attack likely against Indian individuals, businesses: Government

21 Jun 2020

'Massive' phishing attack likely against Indian individuals, businesses: Government

As the world celebrates International Yoga Day and Father's Day, the cyber-security agency working for the Government of India is raising alarms over a "massive" phishing attack campaign.

Trump says US will help India, China resolve 'tough situation'

21 Jun 2020

Trump says US will help India, China resolve 'tough situation'

United States President Donald Trump has said that the US is trying to help resolve the ongoing border tensions between India and China.

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

19 Jun 2020

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: All we know about the investigation

19 Jun 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: All we know about the investigation

While social media has been boiling with debates around nepotism and bullying in the film industry ever since the news of Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise surfaced, the mystery surrounding his death persists.

I know you were in pain: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister

18 Jun 2020

I know you were in pain: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti penned a touching tribute for him on Facebook, thereby apologizing for all the pain that he had to go through. However, the post has now been removed.

Army releases names of 20 martyrs; indebted India mourns!

17 Jun 2020

Army releases names of 20 martyrs; indebted India mourns!

On Wednesday, the Indian Army released the names of 20 soldiers who were killed in action on Monday at the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, after clashing with China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).

Closely monitoring situation, says US after Indo-China clash

17 Jun 2020

Closely monitoring situation, says US after Indo-China clash

Hours after India reported that 20 of its soldiers were martyred in a violent clash with the Chinese at the Galwan Valley, the United States announced it was closely monitoring the situation.

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog available at a whopping Rs. 57 lakh

17 Jun 2020

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog available at a whopping Rs. 57 lakh

Boston Dynamics' creepy 'Spot' robo-dog is set to become widely available.

Experts think first COVID-19 vaccines might not prevent infection

16 Jun 2020

Experts think first COVID-19 vaccines might not prevent infection

The work to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is moving faster than any of us could have imagined.

China's Sinovac gets positive results in COVID-19 vaccine trials

15 Jun 2020

China's Sinovac gets positive results in COVID-19 vaccine trials

China's Sinovac Biotech has announced "positive" results from the clinical trials of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine.

Russia: Ex-US marine sentenced to 16 year's imprisonment for spying

15 Jun 2020

Russia: Ex-US marine sentenced to 16 year's imprisonment for spying

A former United States marine, Paul Whelan (50), has been sentenced to 16 years in jail by a Russian court.

Samsung launches BTS edition Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+

15 Jun 2020

Samsung launches BTS edition Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+

For the K-pop fans, Samsung has launched the BTS edition of Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+.

For breaking quarantine rules, Israel deports US billionaire's son

15 Jun 2020

For breaking quarantine rules, Israel deports US billionaire's son

The son of United States' media magnate Shari Redstone was deported from Israel for violating the quarantine rules of the country, imposed to minimize coronavirus' transmission.

Novel AI turns blurry shots into clear, HD images

14 Jun 2020

Novel AI turns blurry shots into clear, HD images

Even the best photographers in the world struggle with the problem of blurry shots.