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Viral (Again): Parvathy’s Response To Being Called Out For Using ‘Bipolar’ Casually Wins The Internet

November 27, 2019

Parvathy has been trending for the last few days (courtesy par_vathy) New Delhi:  Highlights Parvathy was speaking about ‘Arjun Reddy’ on a talk show She used the words ‘bipolar behaviour’ in her comments She said comments online appeared to indicate the film ‘incited violence’ Actress Parvathy Thiruvothu, who has been trending for the last few […]

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Iran Internet Outage First to Effectively Isolate a Whole Nation

November 22, 2019

Highlights This is a desperate move to control all information in the country Iran acted to staunch demonstrations in a reported 100 cities and towns Iran can block access easily as there are only two principal gateways Internet connectivity is trickling back in Iran after the government shut down access to the rest of the […]

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Chandrayaan-2’s Scientific Objectives Fully Accomplished, Minister Claims

November 22, 2019

Highlights “Technologically, the launch was successful,” the minister said I am sure, we would succeed soon,” he added speaking of soft landing Manas Ranjan Bhunia congratulates ISRO scientists The scientific objectives of Chandrayaan-2 were fully accomplished, which include moon surface mapping, and topographical studies, Minister of State for Department of Space Jitendra Singh said on […]

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US Defence Chief Rejects Amazon’s Accusations of Bias in Cloud Contract

November 18, 2019

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after Amazon.com announced plans to challenge it. Amazon says that politics got in the way of a fair contracting process. President Donald Trump has long criticized Amazon and its founder Jeff […]

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Redmi K30 Launch Delayed Till 2020, GM Lu Weibing Suggests

November 18, 2019

Redmi K30 is teased to come with dual-band 5G support Highlights Redmi K30 will not launch this year GM Lu Weibing says Xiaomi needs to overcome technical difficulties Past report suggests Redmi K30 may sport a MediaTek SoC Redmi K30 will not see the light of the day till 2020. The phone was expected to […]

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Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro and Honor View 20 Start Receiving Magic UI 3.0 Update Based on Android 10, Company Confirms

November 18, 2019

Magic UI 3.0 weighs in at 4.6GB in size, as per user reports Highlights Some Honor phones have started receiving Magic UI 3.0 Users have reported the rollout online, and Honor confirmed it The Magic UI 3.0 update weighs in at 4.6GB, as per reports Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro and Honor View 20 have […]

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US Condemns Lethal Force, Communications Restrictions In Iran

November 18, 2019

“We condemn the lethal force against protesters,” White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham   Washington: The White House on Sunday condemned protest-hit Iran for using “lethal force” against demonstrators during unrest that left two dead — a civilian and a policeman — and saw authorities arrest dozens and restrict internet access. “The United States supports the […]

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WhatsApp Business Gets ‘Catalog’ to Help Small Businesses Showcase, Share Offerings Easily

November 8, 2019

WhatsApp Business app is getting the Catalog option on both Android and iPhone HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp Business app comes with a Catalog option There is also option to share existing product catalogues with customers Businesses can showcase images, product or service name, and price WhatsApp Business app is getting a feature called ‘Catalog’. As its name […]

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Netflix Is Cutting Back on Standup Comedy Specials

October 19, 2019

Photo Credit: Bloomberg photo by Gabby Jones After pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into standup comedy specials from the likes of Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle, Netflix is cutting back. The online video service is releasing fewer standup specials this year than either of the past two years, according to data analysed by Bloomberg. Netflix has […]

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Netflix Heads Into Showdown With Slowing Subscriber Growth

October 19, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS Netflix added 6.8 million subscribers worldwide in Q3 Just 520,000 of those subscribers were picked up in US Netflix had lost 123,000 subscribers in US during April-June period Netflix’s subscriber growth is bogging down even before the leading video streaming service confronts high-powered threats from Apple and Walt Disney. The latest sign of the challenges […]

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