Technology

Meta India Head Ajit Mohan Quits; To Join Rival Snap Inc

Ajit Mohan has quit as the India head of Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms today. The company announced that it’s India head has stepped down and would be pursuing an opportunity outside the company, in a statement.  According to reports, Mohan is going to join rival social media platform Snap inc. The company developed and …

Indian Microblogging Platform Koo Announces Instant Free Verified Tick

With Twitter going behind the paywall, Indian microblogging platform Koo has found the perfect opportunity to make its presence felt. It’s Founder and CEO Aparameya Radhakrishna today invited those with a verified account on Twitter to join KOO and get an instant free verified tick. “All the lovely handles here on Twitter, you are welcome …

Apples iOS Beta Software Users To Get 5G In India From Next Week

Apple will enable 5G for Indian users in the iOS beta programme as early as next week. Airtel and Jio customers on any of the iPhone 14, iPhone 13, iPhone 12 and iPhone SE (3rd generation) models will be able to use Apple’s Beta Software Program to experience 5G service. The Apple Beta Software Program …

Is Elon Musk ‘Extremely Stupid’? Billionaire Says Yes

The world’s richest man, Elon Musk is known for not just his out-of-the-box ideas and ambitious plans for the progress of humankind, but also for his weird comments and friendly banter on Twitter which he now owns. On Wednesday morning, Musk made light of a comment which insinuated that the Tesla chief executive officer is …

Get A Blue Tick For ₹220, Bossman Musk Decides It for Twitter

The coveted Twitter blue tick won’t be free anymore. It will come at a price – of $8 or ₹220 per month. Elon Musk has said his newly acquired brand will charge $8 per month to Twitter users who want the much-coveted symbol of a blue tick signifying verifying account. Musk, who acquired the social …

After Penalty, Google Pauses Enforcement Of Play Billing System

Internet giant Google temporarily halted enforcement of its requirement for developers to use its Play billing system for the purchase of digital goods and services days after India’s antitrust regulator imposed ₹936.44 crore for abusing its market position. Last week, Google India was found guilty by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) of abusing its …

Elon Musk To Serve As Twitter CEO; Fires Entire Board

Billionaire Elon Musk said on Monday in a filing that he will be the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, the micro-blogging site he took over paying a sum of $44 billion. Currently Musk calls himself “chief twit”.  He has fired the entire board, giving him unbridled control over Twitter. Earlier, Tesla CEO had fired Twitter CEO Parag …

Pay In 90 Days Or Lose Blue Tick; Twitter To Soon Charge Fee For Verification

In the first major development since the firing of top officials at Twitter, ‘Chief Twit’ Elon Musk has given a deadline of November 7 to his staff to launch paid subscription model for verification. Under the subscription model, Tweeples will have to pay a subscription charge of $ 19.99 or Rs 1650 (approx) for blue …

Musk Intends To Be Twitter CEO, May Welcome Back Trump: Report

Billionaire Elon Musk is planning to take over the role of chief executive officer (CEO) at Twitter, the third tech giant along with Tesla Inc and SpaceX in his kitty. After formally completing the USD 44 billion acquisition of the social media behemoth, Musk intends to replace Parag Agrawal whom he reportedly fired barely hours …

LPU Paper Strip Makes Milk Adulterant Detection Easy

The milk we consume is often laced with harmful adulterants like detergent, soap and urea, and the process of detection is not easy. But now we have a convenient and affordable solution for the task, credit to Lovely Professional University (LPU). Researchers at Punjab-based LPU have developed low-cost, convenient and easy-to-use paper strips that can be used to check adulteration for …