19 Jun 2020
Twitter labels Trump's video attacking 'fake news' as fake
Continuing its stringent content moderation practices, Twitter has fact-checked a video tweeted by US President Donald Trump and labeled the same as 'manipulated media'.
28 May 2020
Trump to sign executive order targeting social media firms
US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order pertaining to social media, the White House has confirmed.
22 May 2020
72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US
A 72-year-old man was stabbed to death during a call on the video conferencing platform Zoom in New York, United States. The attacker is said to be the 72-year-old's own son.
18 Apr 2020
Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media
As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.
05 Apr 2020
More than 15,000 private Zoom meetings leaked online: Details here
Zoom, the video conferencing service that shot to fame in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, is drawing flak for leaking private meetings of its users.
09 Mar 2020
Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested
In what is believed to be the latest crackdown by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a fourth prince was reportedly arrested on Saturday.
28 Feb 2020
Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp allegedly said via text messages that he wanted to "burn" his former wife Amber Heard and "f**k her burnt corpse" during their volatile relationship in the past.
23 Jan 2020
After hacking report, Bezos tweets image from Jamal Khashoggi's memorial
The phone of the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, was allegedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, an explosive report in The Guardian claimed yesterday.
22 Jan 2020
Apparently, Saudi Crown Prince hacked Jeff Bezos's phone via WhatsApp
Last year, Gavin de Becker, a security specialist known for assisting the CIA and FBI, claimed that the Saudi government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.
17 Jan 2020
Piyush Goyal snubs Bezos's $1bn investment announcement, Chidambaram slams him
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos came to India bearing gifts. The world's richest man promised to invest $1 billion to digitize small businesses, but this offer was welcomed rudely.
23 Dec 2019
Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court hands death penalty to 5
Over a year after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, a court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death in connection with the incident.
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."
16 Nov 2019
Google nearly published 100,000 X-rays, then realized serious privacy issues
Google wants you to believe that you are in full control of your data, but its actions tell a completely different story.
12 Nov 2019
Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage
Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered last year, inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. His murder, allegedly ordered by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sparked outrage and showed dissenting voices are shut.
05 Nov 2019
Now, US schools use app to track kids' bathroom breaks
Teachers often hate giving bathroom breaks to kids who end up using that time to roam around, create nuisance with their friends.
30 Oct 2019
WhatsApp is suing an Israeli firm for spying on users
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has sued Israeli security firm NSO Group for developing and injecting malware into its messaging service and using the same for spying on over 1,400 people.
24 Oct 2019
Doctor burns to death as Tesla doors fail to open
The futuristic doors of the electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. have now landed the company in hot water.
14 Oct 2019
Chinese government's app caught spying on 100 million Android users
A Germany-based cybersecurity firm has claimed that the Chinese Communist party has been spying on people using its own app.
05 Oct 2019
Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms
A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.
03 Oct 2019
At Jamal Khashoggi's memorial, Jeff Bezos hugs his fiancée
A year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was inhumanely murdered inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. On Wednesday, activists and his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz gathered outside the embassy to remember him.
02 Oct 2019
Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report
Exactly a year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to collect documents needed to marry his fiancee. He didn't come out alive.
23 Sep 2019
Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'
In a tragic piece of news, a United States man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania, East Africa.
20 Sep 2019
Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended
On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.
31 Aug 2019
Did President Trump accidentally tweet classified information about Iran?
Amid tensions between the United States and Iran, President Donald Trump may have accidentally let it slip that he's spying on the Gulf nation.
30 Aug 2019
Happy Birthday Buffett: Let's celebrate quirks of world's richest man
Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', turns 89 today.
20 Aug 2019
Here's how much Mia Khalifa earned from her porn stint
Former pornstar Mia Khalifa is a global cultural sensation today. The 26-year-old took the adult film industry by storm since her appearance in scenes wearing a hijab.
15 Aug 2019
Love coffee? This robot makes 100 cups in an hour
From preparing meals to actually delivering them, robots are taking charge of every major task in the food-tech industry.
21 Jul 2019
Amazon accidentally gives 99% discount on Prime Day sale
During the recent Amazon Prime Day sale, a few photography enthusiasts left a lot happier than they would have imagined.
14 Jul 2019
Chandrayaan-2: ISRO's moon mission is cheaper than 'Avengers: Endgame'
Fifty years after Apollo 11 made the historic Moon landing, India's second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, plans to "go where no country has ever gone before": the satellite's South Pole.
10 Jul 2019
American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight
A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."
03 Jul 2019
MacKenzie Bezos to get $38bn in world's biggest divorce settlement
Months after the couple announced their split, MacKenzie Bezos (48) will walk away with $38 billion as she divorces her husband, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), anytime this week.
09 Jun 2019
US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration
Despite the United States Department of State's rejection of all embassy requests to hoist LGBTQ+ rainbow flags to mark Pride month, several US diplomats around the world, are doing it anyway.
10 May 2019
Amazon accused of spying on children via Echo Dot Kids
Just last month, Amazon drew major criticism when it was revealed that the company's employees had access to Alexa voice recordings of many users and the power to track their locations.
25 Apr 2019
Wealthy Muslim family behind Sri Lanka attack that killed 359
Locals of Dematagoda, a quiet suburb in Sri Lankan capital Colombo, had no clue that a wealthy family in the neighborhood was planning something sinister behind closed doors.
24 Apr 2019
Here's what the first 'Avengers: Endgame' reviews have to say
The first reviews for the highly-anticipated Avengers: Endgame are out and from the looks of it, the film has no intention to disappoint its exceedingly loyal fans.
22 Apr 2019
US to end sanction waivers for nations importing Iranian oil
The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies South Korea and Turkey, that they'll no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.
21 Apr 2019
Texas: Infant born without skin struggling for life
The day which was supposed to bring joy to 25-year-old Priscilla Maldonado left her terrified.
05 Apr 2019
Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie reach divorce settlement, costliest in history
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos revealed terms of their divorce settlement on Thursday, months after the power couple announced their split.
02 Apr 2019
Khashoggi's children given houses, receive monthly payments from kingdom: Report
The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by the kingdom's authorities, The Washington Post reported yesterday.
31 Mar 2019
Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos's phone, accessed private data
In a shocking revelation, a top-level security specialist has alleged that the Saudi Arabian government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.