China drafts rules for using facial recognition technology

Published on Aug 08, 2023 06:57 AM IST

The draft rules come amid Beijing's effort to tighten data regulation by issuing an array of rules and laws.

A facial recognition display at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

WhatsApp bringing ‘voice chats’ for groups, up to 32 people can join: Report

The presence of a ‘voice waveform’ icon (top right) means the feature has been activated for a user.

This illustration photograph shows the US instant messaging software Whatsapp's logo (AFP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 01:03 AM IST
By, New Delhi

PayPal launches a stablecoin in latest crypto payments push

PayPal was granted a local crypto license by the regulator in June last year.

PYUSD is designed to be redeemable for dollars at all times and can also be exchanged for other cryptocurrencies available on PayPal’s network.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 09:26 PM IST
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Tesla gets new Indian-origin CFO Vaibhav Taneja. All about him | 5 points

Taneja (45) replaced Kirkhorn in addition to his current role as Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) of the company.

Vaibhav Taneja
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:01 PM IST

‘Up to 100 km no difficulty, but…’: ISRO chief on Chandrayaan-3's critical phase

India's Chandrayaan-3 lunar mission is in good health and its critical phase will be the orbit determination process, according to ISRO Chairman S Somanath.

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief S. Somanath.(AFP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 06:04 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Amazon's Great Freedom Festival Sale: Check deals on smartphones under 10k

Amazon's Great Freedom Festival Sale offers discounts on smartphones, including Realme Narzo N53, Nokia G11, Itel S23, Lava Blaze 2, and Redmi 11 Prime.

Amazon's Great Freedom Festival Sale will run till August 8.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 06:03 PM IST

'A great pic': Singapore's High Commissioner lauds Chandrayaan-3's lunar images

Singapore's High Commissioner to India congratulated India, ISRO for the Chandrayaan-3 insertion phase and praised the pics of the moon captured by the mission.

Singapore high commissioner Simon Wong Wie Kuen.(Sourced)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 04:06 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Chandrayaan-3 lowers lunar orbit. What's ahead for Moon soft landing

Chandrayaan-3 latest updates: The spacecraft successfully lowers lunar orbit, health normal, next operation on August 9, landing attempt on August 23.

The Moon, as viewed by Chandrayaan 3 spacecraft during Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI), on Sunday. (ISRO/ANI)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 12:49 PM IST
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‘MRI of…’: Elon Musk may need surgery before ‘cage fight’ with Mark Zuckerberg?

Elon Musk was responding to a post about Mark Zuckerberg's rebuttal to the former's announcement about the battle being livestreamed on X.

Elon Musk said that the date of the 'cage match' is still undecided.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:17 AM IST

Zuck v Musk: Meta owner's subtle dig after Elon says fight to be streamed on X

Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg: The two tech giants became direct rivals last month after the Meta owner launched Twitter-like platform ‘Threads’.

This combo of file images shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, left, and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. (AP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 09:05 AM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

WhatsApp to bring ‘Send for review’ feature for group admins. Check details

The feature is currently being tested with beta testers, according to a report.

Representational Image
Published on Aug 07, 2023 01:19 AM IST
By, New Delhi

When will Meta's Threads get search, web functions? Mark Zuckerberg says…

Threads was launched in July this year and became the fastest to hit 100 million signups.

The Meta CEO asserted that “the community here (Threads) is on the trajectory I expect to build a vibrant long term app.”(AFP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 06:00 PM IST

Astra slashes 25% staff to cut costs, delays launch of new rocket: Report

The commercial launch provider has reduced about 25% of its workforce since the start of the current quarter, including 70 job cuts on Aug. 4.

In August 2022, Astra announced that it would no longer fly its Rocket 3.3 launch vehicle developed to launch small satellites. (representative image)(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 04:25 PM IST
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ChatGPT caused 90% income drop, panic attacks for 22-yr-old Kolkata girl: Report

Sharanya Bhattacharya revealed that by the end of 2022, her workload had reduced to just 1-2 articles per month.

Sharanya Bhattacharya claimed that her family was also impacted by the drop in her income. (LinkedIn)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 01:56 PM IST
By | Written by Ritu Maria Johny

How to watch Elon Musk's ‘cage fight’ with Mark Zuckerberg? X owner reveals

Elon Musk said in a social media post that the fight would be livestreamed on social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter.

The social media moguls have been egging each other into a mixed martial arts cage match in Las Vegas since June.(AFP)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 01:31 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Musk's X to fund legal bills of people 'unfairly treated' over posts on platform

Elon Musk renamed Twitter as X and unveiled a new logo in July.

Late last month, Musk said that monthly users of X reached a
Published on Aug 06, 2023 09:52 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

How Elon Musk’s satellites have saved Ukraine and changed warfare

And the worries about what comes next

The SpaceX logo at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US.(Reuters)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 01:17 AM IST
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Pune M.Sc student secures 50 lakhs salary package from Google: Report

M.Sc student lands job at Google with 50+ Lakhs salary package in Blockchain Technology.

Harshal Juikar got a package of more than 50 lacs from Google.(LinkedIN/Harshal Juikar)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 05:54 PM IST

Amazon Great Freedom Festival Sale 2023: Grab affordable deals on tablets

Amazon Great Freedom Festival Sale 2023 offers remarkable deals on tablets from brands like Honor, Lenovo, Oppo, Samsung, Redmi, and Motorola.

Amazon Great Freedom Festival Sale 2023 will run till August 8. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)(AP)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 03:13 PM IST

Highlights: Chandrayaan-3 'feeling lunar gravity', next push closer to moon

Chandrayaan-3 Tracker Highlights: India's third lunar mission entered the moon orbit on Saturday.

Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-3, the word for
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 01:29 AM IST

Amazon shares surge 8% as e-commerce and cloud-computing thrive

Amazon's shares rose over 8% on Friday, buoyed by strong performance in its e-commerce and cloud computing businesses.

An Amazon delivery worker pulls a delivery cart full of packages during its annual Prime Day promotion in New York City, US. (Reuters)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 10:10 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Google is wooing employees with a ‘summer special’ at the on-site hotel

Google offers its staffers a “summer special” at the hotel located on the Mountain View campus in California hoping this scheme will lure them back to office.

Imagine not having to commute to work in the morning and instead getting an extra hour of sleep and less friction.
Published on Aug 05, 2023 12:54 AM IST
ByJahanvi Sharma

Elon Musk introduces live video feature for X. Here's how you can use it

X (formerly Twitter) CEO Elon Musk on Friday introduced a new ‘live video’ feature on the micro-blogging platform.

Elon Musk(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 08:51 PM IST

‘Be cautious’: Centre warns of fake mails from cyber crime tracking body

The email appears to be from cybercrime agency's administrator, and it concludes with the name of its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), IPS officer Rajesh Kumar.

The Press Information Bureau (PIB) fact-check unit shared a sample of a fake email on its Twitter account.(Twitter/@PIBFactCheck)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 08:12 PM IST

Amazon Great Freedom Festival sale: Discounts, offers on smartphones under 18k

Amazon Great Freedom Festival Sale: Get up to 10% instant discount on Amazon SBI Credit Card EMI. Check out the smartphones under ₹18,000.

Amazon Great Freedom Festival Sale will end on August 8.(AP)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 07:18 PM IST

Govt to delay implementation of laptop and tablet import ban

Companies given more time to apply for import licences for laptops and tablets due to "security concerns".

Union Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar(PTI)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 06:35 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Chandrayaan-3 makes two-thirds of moon journey, lunar orbit entry on Saturday

Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft nearing moon, lunar orbit injection scheduled for August 5, soft landing expected by August 23.

India's LVM3-M4 lifts off carrying the Chandrayaan-3 lander from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, India, July 14.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 06:19 PM IST

Personal data protection bill 2023: What will change for normal users? Explained

The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill (DPDPB), 2023, presented in the Lok Sabha, aims to regulate personal digital data, provide resolution for breaches.

Digital Personal Data Protection Bill was tabled in Lok Sabha on Thursday.(Others: Sensex opening Sensex closing)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 06:19 PM IST

Gen Con 2023: Did your favourite character make it to the Promo Card?

The Disney Lorcana promo card for Gen Con 2023 has been launched. Find out who is featured on the card.

Disney Lorcana is shaping up to be the hottest game release at Gen Con. Find out who got featured in this year's promo card.
Published on Aug 03, 2023 10:52 PM IST
ByJahanvi Sharma

Reliance JioBook laptop on sale for 16,499. Here are its top features

The first version of the JioBook laptop was launched in October 2022.

Reliance Jio launcheed their new Laptop JioBook 11, at the Reliance office in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo) ( )
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 04:31 PM IST
By | Written by Ritu Maria Johny
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