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Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

24 Sep 2020

Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

As COVID-19 cases are surging exponentially, it is more important than ever to be fully aware of the situation prevailing in your local area.

Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

27 Feb 2020

Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

If there was one person who could have controlled the Delhi riots, it was Narendra Modi. Systemic failure No. 1.

This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'

25 Sep 2019

This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'

In academia, Wikipedia is often looked down upon. Something about it permitting edits by anyone that professors just can't stand.

National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds

29 Aug 2019

National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds

Sports, be it of any kind, is played by a number of athletes across the globe.

Siri goes NSFW, shows penis image when asked about Trump

23 Nov 2018

Siri goes NSFW, shows penis image when asked about Trump

We have seen assistants fail, miserably.

SRK is second-most searched celebrity on Wikipedia, but behind Kim

03 Mar 2018

SRK is second-most searched celebrity on Wikipedia, but behind Kim

Shah Rukh Khan enjoys an unparalleled stardom and it has been reinstated. The superstar has toppled the likes of Tom Cruise And Leonardo DiCaprio in the list of most searched celebrity on Wikipedia.

State government, Wikipedia tie up to promote Marathi globally

01 Mar 2018

State government, Wikipedia tie up to promote Marathi globally

On Marathi language day, while the Maharashtra Government was being slammed for not having a Marathi translation of the Governor's speech, it also announced a tie-up with Wikipedia to promote the language on a global platform.

Reports: Chinese censors block WhatsApp after several disruptions

26 Sep 2017

Reports: Chinese censors block WhatsApp after several disruptions

China has blocked the Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp in its territory, security experts have confirmed.

Weird Wikipedia pages: The Internet has a laughable serious problem

04 Sep 2017

Weird Wikipedia pages: The Internet has a laughable serious problem

Wikipedia articles are good for a quick read but one shouldn't expect them to be properly researched ones.

China is bringing its own "censored" yet "in-depth" Wikipedia

03 May 2017

China is bringing its own "censored" yet "in-depth" Wikipedia

The current condition of Wikipedia in China is quite bizarre, it works fine when someone searches generic stuff, but when sensitive words like "Dalai Lama" and "Xi Jinping" come up, it just shuts down.

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales sets up Wikitribune to combat fake news

25 Apr 2017

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales sets up Wikitribune to combat fake news

Let's be honest here, journalism is not what it used to be, with "fake news" spreading like wildfire, through sources which have nothing to do with journalism.

Free Wikipedia access to 11 million Asiacell subscribers in Iraq

28 Feb 2017

Free Wikipedia access to 11 million Asiacell subscribers in Iraq

Access to Wikipedia will not incur mobile data charges to subscribers of Asiacell, the largest telecom service provider in Iraq.

What made news last week?

03 Oct 2016

What made news last week?

India's "surgical strike" inside PoK came as a surprise to the world and even Pakistan, who continues to deny that India killed 38 terrorists in 7 terror camps overnight.