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Yearly Archives: 2018

To Reach Britain Illegally, People Buy Boats On Facebook: Report

Smugglers and migrants are using Facebook to buy boats for crossing the Channel from the French port city of Calais to come to Britain, The Telegraph reported. The Facebook "Marketplace" has been favoured...

Delhi Suffers From ‘Severe’ Air Quality And a Cold Wave

The residents of national capital on Monday woke up to a cold morning as the mercury touched 3.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average,...

Vladimir Putin Open to Meeting Donald Trump in The New Year

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told U.S. President Donald Trump in a New Year's letter that the Kremlin is “open to dialogue” on the...

Least Trusted Tech Company: Facebook

In a reflection of what a series of data leaks and scandals has done to damage the reputation of Facebook, a new survey has found that...

Calls for Quran Test of Indonesian Presidential Candidates Faces Criticism By Muslim Scholars

A recent call for a Quran test in Aceh province for Indonesian presidential candidates is facing strong criticism by Muslim scholars, who say the...

The New Year’s Eve Ball To Drop For Honoring Journalism

Leading American reporters and editors will be on stage just before midnight to push the button that begins the countdown to the New Year. According...

Taiwan AI Labs And Microsoft Team Up For Genetic Analysis

Microsoft and Taiwan AI Labs have collaborated and unveiled TaiGenomics -- an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based genetic analysis platform -- using Microsoft Azure Cloud computing...

The U.S. Government Shutdown Nears 10 Days

The partial U.S. government shutdown is nearing the 10-day mark, with no end in sight, as federal spending negotiations remain stalled between President Donald...

Larry Ellison And Kathleen Wilson-Thompson Gets Named To Tesla Board

To show the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it is reigning in Elon Musk from sending out irresponsible tweets, the electric car...

Samsung Is Planning to Release Bixby- Powered Smart Speaker: Report

Samsung is reportedly planning a cheaper version of its Galaxy Home smart speaker powered by its voice assistant Bixby. While the specifications of the new...

Delayed Afghan Poll Scheduled For July 20

Electoral authorities in Afghanistan have delayed by three months next year’s presidential election and it will now be held on July 20. The head of...

Best Programming Languages for Beginner Coders

Learning to program can be a challenge, but some languages are definitely easier to learn than others. For beginners it’s not just about choosing...

Delhi Continues To Endure Cold Wave

The residents of national capital continued to battle a long-lasting cold wave as they woke up to a chilly Sunday morning. The mercury dipped to 3 degrees Celsius,...

2018 in Retrospect: Super Year Filled With Superhero Films

From "Avengers: Infinity War", "Mission: Impossible Fallout", "Deadpool 2", "Black Panther", "Venom" to "Aquaman" -- 2018 was a big year for superhero films and big...

Kim Jong Un Seeks More Inter-Korean Summits

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in Sunday calling for more peace talks between the leaders...

Facial recognition Lawsuit Against Google Gets Dismissed

A judge in Chicago has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged that Google violated privacy of users by using facial recognition technology to scan their photos without their explicit consent. In the original suit, which was...

Peace Offer By Afghan Government Gets Rejected By Taliban

The Taliban have rejected Kabul’s offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the militants, fighting to restore strict Islamic law in Afghanistan,...

2018 in Retrospect: Celebrities That Left Us

From superstar Sridevis untimely death to demise of Marvel creator Stan Lee , the year of 2018 was a tough year for Bollywood and Hollywood as the industries...

Spam Protection For Text Messages By Google

Google has begun rolling out its spam protection feature for Messages after almost over six months of developing it for Android users. Based on reports from a handful of tipsters,...

U.S. Health Worker May Been Exposed to Ebola, Gets Quarantined

A U.S. health care worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived...

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‘HotShots’, TikTok-like Short Video App by Ganna

Joining the short-video making app race, music streaming service Gaana on Wednesday launched HotShots - a platform to create and share short viral videos...

Foods that will Help Improve Your Sleep

There is a strong correlation between sleep quality and dietary patterns. High intake of confectionary and noodles was associated with poor sleep quality, whereas...

Here’s How Remdesivir Can Save Lives in Nations with Lower Hospital Capacity

Amid news that the US has bought up virtually the entire global supply of remdesivir, a new study outlines how the drug could save...

Instagram brings TikTok-like Feature to India

With the ban on TikTok creating a huge vacuum for the 15-second videos in the Indian Internet space, Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday announced the...