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Uber offering cashback as it drops ride discounts for subscribers

Technology | May 31, 2023, 12:10 PM IST

According to Uber's full-year earnings report, Uber One memberships increased by 100 per cent to approximately 12 million members in 2022, TechCrunch report stated.

Linkedin scam, fake job offer

LinkedIn scams- Fake job offers on the rise: Report

Technology | May 30, 2023, 06:55 PM IST

LinkedIn phishing, is one of the popular scams where an actor impersonates a well-known company or professional using fake profiles to send unsolicited messages or emails that ask for sensitive information.

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India plans to set up smaller refineries, says Petroleum Minister

Business | May 30, 2023, 05:31 PM IST

Addressing an industry event, Puri said that this would help in achieving the target of 450 million metric tonne per annum (MMTPA) refining capacity in the country.

Electric-2 wheeler that charges within 12 minutes arrives

Electric-2 wheeler that charges within 12 minutes arrives in India

Business | May 30, 2023, 02:46 PM IST

The two companies jointly unveiled a new vehicle model called 'Bzinesslite InstaCharged by Log9' which is powered by Log9's RapidX 2000 batteries, enabling it to go zero to zip within 12 minutes.

Amazon Alexa

Amazon UK trains Alexa to offer advice on periods: Know more

Technology | May 29, 2023, 07:56 PM IST

To develop the new experience, Amazon worked with period poverty charity Freedom4Girls, utilising its research guides to teach Alexa the key information around the subject, including key information about period poverty and where lower-income families can have access to period products in the UK.

An aerial view of Mumbai, the financial capital of India

Why foreign investors have fallen in love with India all over again?

Business | May 28, 2023, 10:43 PM IST

What could have changed or what made the FPIs change their view? There are a few factors which have led to this change.

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From mobile phones to chips, India manufacturing enters golden era

Technology | May 28, 2023, 10:28 PM IST

Even before that, the country saw a massive turnaround in mobile manufacturing. Before 2014, there were two mobile manufacturing factories and now, more than 200 manufacturing units have been set up in India, producing millions of devices and exporting them to other countries.

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Homegrown brand Fire-Boltt ranks 2nd in global smartwatch market

Technology | May 28, 2023, 09:25 PM IST

As per the latest Counterpoint report, Fire-Boltt's shipments increased by approximately three times compared to the previous year and the brand registered a 57 per cent growth in Q1 2023.

Twitter Spaces team slashed down to 'roughly three'

Twitter Spaces team slashed down to 'roughly three' employees from 100

Technology | May 27, 2023, 11:52 AM IST

Twitter Spaces team has been slashed down to three employees from earlier 100 amid a technical 'fiasco' during Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' 2024 US presidential election bid on the platform this week rocked the world.

Lenovo Tab M9

Lenovo Tab M9 launched at a starting price of Rs 12,999: Price, availability and features

Technology | May 26, 2023, 07:27 PM IST

Lenovo has introduced its newest Android tablet, the 'Tab M9,' in India. The tablet is equipped with the MediaTek Helio G80 Octa-Core processor and comes in Frost Blue and Storm Grey colour options.

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Punjab fuel stations say 90% cash they are receiving is of Rs 2,000 notes after RBI's move

Business | May 25, 2023, 06:09 PM IST

After the decision to withdraw the currency, almost 90 per cent of the cash received is of Rs 2,000 notes, the Punjab Petroleum Dealers Association said on Thursday.

opera, opera aria

Opera launches 'Aria', a side panel powered by ChatGPT

Technology | May 25, 2023, 05:05 PM IST

Opera users can use the new Aria side panel now, but it is only accessible in 11 countries - Albania, Croatia, France, the US, Korea, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Germany, Ireland, Jamaica, Nigeria and the UK.

Apple, health data privacy campaign, tech news

Apple brings health data privacy campaign globally: All you need to know

Technology | May 24, 2023, 08:10 PM IST

Health and fitness data gathered from iPhone and Apple Watch is encrypted on a device with a passcode, and is securely synced from Apple Watch to iPhone. As a result, data in the Health app is not readable by someone with physical access to your device unless they have your passcode.

Soundcloud layoff

SoundCloud layoffs 8% of workforce: Know why?

Technology | May 24, 2023, 06:29 PM IST

SoundCloud CEO Michael Weissman wrote in an email that making changes that affect people is incredibly hard, but it is one that is necessary given the challenging economic climate and financial market headwinds.

Netflix's new Hindi web series Kohrra

Netflix's new Hindi web series Kohrra explores dark facets of love and relationship | FIRST LOOK

May 24, 2023, 04:20 PM IST

Netflix's new Hindi web series Kohrra's story follows the discovery of a murdered NRI just before his wedding in the countryside of Punjab.

Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez allowed to travel abroad for IIFA by Delhi Court amid money laundering case

Celebrities | May 24, 2023, 10:25 AM IST

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had recently filed its second supplementary charge sheet naming Jacqueline Fernandez as an accused. On September 26, the court had granted interim protection from arrest to her.

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Meta fined record $1.3 billion for violating data transfer rules

Business | May 22, 2023, 04:55 PM IST

The Irish watchdog said that Meta violated the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on May 25, 2018.

FIRST lip kiss

DYK World's FIRST lip kiss happened 4,500 years ago? Couples know what researchers have for you

Relationships | May 22, 2023, 02:37 PM IST

Researchers claimed that kissing was already a well-established practice 4,500 years ago in the Middle East.

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IBM to invest $100 million to build a 100,000-qubit supercomputer by 2033

Technology | May 21, 2023, 09:45 PM IST

According to the company, a 100,000-qubit system would serve as a foundation to address some of the world's most pressing problems that even the most advanced supercomputers of today may never be able to solve.

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Apple may unveil MR headset, new 15-inch MacBook Air & more at WWDC 2023

Technology | May 21, 2023, 05:12 PM IST

Apple's long-rumoured MR headset, which is reportedly capable of providing both virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences, could be on display at this year's WWDC, reports The Verge.