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Meta engineer who appeared in Netflix’s hit show Indian Matchmaking was also fired from the company 

Dec 04, 2022

Among the impacted employees , Surbhi Gupta, who appeared in Netflix's popular show Indian Matchmaking, was also fired from the company.

Apple says night-time wrist temperature is a good indicator of overall body temperature.

Long-Term Review:  Apple Watch Series 8 – The Best Gets Better

Dec 04, 2022

Focused on health and overall well-being, the Watch Series 8 monitors step count, workouts, heart rate, blood oxygen, and EKG, among others.

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Explained: How is digital Rupee different from UPI?

Dec 04, 2022

Unlike digital Rupee, UPI is just an interface used for making transactions based on physical currency. Digital Rupee is just another form of currency akin to fiat currency.

Oyo plans to fire 600 employees across technology team: All you need to know 

Dec 03, 2022

India-based budget hotel chain, Oyo has announced that it will part ways with close to 600 employees across its product and engineering teams.

Slurs against Black, transgender people have been on the rise on Twitter since Elon Musk took over 

Dec 03, 2022

The Center for Countering Digital Hate and Anti-Defamation League has found that the volume of hate speech have increased on Twitter ever since Musk became the new heir of the company.

Google mocks Apple for not adopting RCS messaging, says iPhone still stuck in 1990s 

Dec 03, 2022

After launching a campaign to force Apple to adopt RCS, Google has now targeted Apple on the 30th year of SMS.

Twitter's secrets are pouring out. Thanks to its new owner Elon Musk

Twitter Files Explained: How Elon Musk is dismantling Twitter's well-kept secrets

Dec 03, 2022

On Friday evening, Elon Musk started counting down minutes, not for some SpaceX launch but for an expose on Twitter, which he dubbed Twitter Files.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX allegedly sidelined 62-year-old engineer fearing he might die or retire 

Dec 03, 2022

The 62-year-old employee noted that despite achieving performance goals and working longer hours than most of his colleagues, his work roles were gradually transferred to younger engineers.

ShareChat fires over 100 employees, shuts down fantasy sports platform Jeet11

Dec 03, 2022

Homegrown social media company ShareChat has fired close to 115 employees after shutting down its fantasy sports platform.

The Files throw light on a particular instance from 2020, related to US President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden.

Twitter Files: Elon Musk leaks old top-secret chats around censorship on Twitter

Dec 03, 2022

Twitter Files throw light on a particular instance from 2020, related to US President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden. The author of Twitter Files claimed that the social media company has taken some extraordinary steps to suppress a story from The New York Post.

Over 6.7 Lakh cybersecurity incidents were reported in India in the first six months of 2022, as per CERT-IN.

5G, Metaverse could be playground for cyber attacks: Palo Alto Networks

Dec 02, 2022

Global cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks has highlighted key insights that organisations in India should be mindful of

MacBook Pro could arrive with M2 Max processor, 96GB RAM and more

Dec 02, 2022

Apple seems to be working on new MacBook Pros, considering new models have made an appearance on the Geekbench listing.

Elon Musk says he is comfortable implanting Neuralink brain chip in his child, human trials begin soon

Dec 02, 2022

The new Twitter boss and Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the Neuralink brain chip is ready and he is super confident about the device.

LastPass password manager gets hacked once again, here’s what you should know

Dec 02, 2022

LastPass is in trouble once again. Company CEO Karim Toubba has confirmed that its systems were compromised for the second time this year.

Uber CEO says there will be no job cuts, company in a good place

Dec 02, 2022

Chief Executive Officer of Uber Technologies Dara Khosrowshahi said that the company is in a "good place" and would not consider reducing its headcount.

Don’t go skiing if you have crash detection feature on your iPhone  

Dec 02, 2022

Apple's crash detection feature is designed to detect severe car crashes—such as front-impact, side-impact, and rear-end collisions, and rollovers.

BGMI-maker Krafton launches Callisto Protocol for PCs and consoles in India

Dec 02, 2022

Krafton says the Callisto Protocol is set on Jupiter's "dead moon" Callisto in 2320, and the game challenges players to survive the horrors of Black Iron Prison.

DoT asked Jio, Airtel to not install 5G services near airports: everything you need to know

Dec 02, 2022

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked telecom operators to not install 5G towers near airports as it could possibly interfere with aviation safety.

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on Friday introduced its first-ever interactive 'WhatsApp Services for policyholders.

LIC launches WhatsApp services; Here's how it can be availed

Dec 02, 2022

A user who has his policy registered will just have to send a 'Hi' on Mobile no 8976862090. The chatbot then will give a user 11 options to choose from.

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ChatGPT using Open AI solves coding problems for free, may put jobs of many coders at risk in future

Dec 02, 2022

Many users on Twitter claim that OpenAI's ChatGPT write and review codes within seconds. The company notes that ChatGPT is designed to offer a simpler, jargon-free reply to users.

The suspension came after West tweeted antisemitic comments and praised Adolf Hitler. He tweeted a picture that appeared to show a swastika inside a Star of David.

Twitter suspends Kanye West once again; here's what happened

Dec 02, 2022

Kanye West, also known as Ye, has also been banned from Instagram after he posted against the Jewish community in October.