Nothing Phone (2) global launch today. When and where to watch in India?

Published on Jul 11, 2023 01:55 PM IST

Customers in India can purchase the smartphone via Flipkart.

Nothing's Phone (2) is likely to be costlier than its predecessor.
By, New Delhi

45k launches, fast deliveries to 25 cities: Amazon gears up for Prime Day 2023

The 2023 edition of the e-commerce giant's annual 2-day extravaganza will be live on July 15 and 16.

The Amazon logo is pictured outside the company's JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York. (File Photo/REUTERS)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 11:44 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Amazon Prime Day 2023: Check deal dates, preparation tips and hot offers

Amazon will be hosting Prime Day 2023 for the next 2 days, July 11-12 in United States. The event will begin at 3:00 am EDT on July 11.

Amazon Prime Day 2023 begin at 3:00 am on July 11, and continues throughout July 12!(Screengrab)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 09:35 PM IST
ByVrinda Rastogi

Taliban's Haqqani wades into ‘Twitter vs Threads’ war. ‘Other platforms cannot…’

Anas Haqqani, a leader of the Taliban setup in Afghanistan, has expressed support for Twitter, citing its freedom of speech and public nature.

Mark Zuckerberg, Anas Haqqani and Elon Musk (Left to Right).
Published on Jul 10, 2023 08:53 PM IST

Threads exceeds 100M sign-ups in 5 days, beats ChatGPT as fastest platform

Meta's Twitter rival Threads hits 100 million users in record five days.

Published on Jul 10, 2023 08:19 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

'Failure-based design in Chandrayaan-3': ISRO update on India's moon mission

The Chandrayaan-3 mission will be launched at 2.35 pm on July 14, and the land is expected to soft-land on the lunar surface on August 23 or 24.

The Launch Vehicle Mark-III (LVM3) M4 vehicle with Chandrayaan-3 being moved to the launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota, Thursday.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 01:19 PM IST

Comedian Sarah Silverman sues Meta, OpenAI for copyright infringement: Report

The lawsuits underscore the legal risks developers of chat bots face when using troves of copyrighted material to create apps that deliver realistic responses.

Comedian Sarah Silverman.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 10:30 AM IST
Reuters |

Musk escalates attacks on Zuckerberg after Meta CEO launched Threads

Twitter boss has threatened to sue Meta for infringement on Twitter's intellectual property after the Meta CEO launched social media site Threads.

Twitter vs Threads: (File)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 05:04 AM IST

US couple charged 24 Lakh for one Uber ride: Surprising reason revealed

A US couple on vacation in Costa Rica faced a ₹24 lakh ($29,994) charge for an Uber ride due to a currency conversion issue. Issue resolved after four days.

Uber's logo is displayed on a mobile phone.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 08:27 PM IST

This US school is testing robot to preventing mass shootings at campus: Report

The firm Team 1st Technologies is in charge of the robot pilot programme at the Sante Fe High Schooḷ, at a cost of $60,000-70,000.

In case there is an armed invasion, the robot can take more aggressive action like pointing a laser beam at the suspect's chest and ask them to drop the weapons(YouTube/KRQE)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 04:41 PM IST

Online apps slash telecoms revenue: 80% decline in voice calls, 94% drop in SMS

Revenue share per user from data usage, however, grew over 10 times between June 2013 quarter to December 2022 quarter: Trai paper

 Share of revenue from data has grown over 10-fold to 85.1 per cent in December 2022 quarter from 8.1 in June 2013 quarter per subscriber
Published on Jul 09, 2023 03:02 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Paytm founder on ‘superintelligent AI’: ‘Disempowerment of humanity’

In a blog post on July 5, OpenAI said super intelligence could arrive this decade.

Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 11:18 AM IST

Suspended Twitter account tracking Elon Musk's jet moves to rival Meta's Threads

In December Twitter Inc, owned by Musk, suspended the ElonJet account, with the billionaire threatening legal action against the account's operator.

ElonJet has tracked the movements of Musk's private jet using data available in the public domain.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 09:51 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Aryan Prakash

Apple removed these loan apps from App Store. Delete them from your iPhone now

The rising fintech sector in India has also witnessed the rise of such predatory loan apps.

If you have downloaded such predatory loan apps on your iPhone, delete it now.
Published on Jul 08, 2023 04:53 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Potential Red Dead Redemption remaster threatens delay for highly awaited GTA 6

Rockstar Games may delay the release of Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6) due to plans to launch a remastered version of Red Dead Redemption.

GTA 6 Fandmade Poster
Published on Jul 08, 2023 03:15 PM IST

Has OpenAI's ChatGPT lost steam months after blockbuster debut?

ChatGPT had created a hysteria and enormous interest in AI when it was launched last year. Big Tech firms were in a race to provide competing tools.

In its first two months, the OpenAI chatbot registered 100 million monthly users.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 02:56 PM IST

Will Meta's Threads be a platform of news and politics? Instagram boss replies

Meta has distanced itself from news and political content in recent years, and has reduced the amount of political content seen by users on Facebook.

Published on Jul 08, 2023 01:03 PM IST

UN tech agency rolls out robots for questions at a Geneva news conference

The nine robots were seated and posed upright along with some of the people who helped make them at a podium in a Geneva conference center.

The summit was meant to showcase “human-machine collaboration,” and some of the robots are capable of producing pre-programmed responses(Representational image/Martin Schutt/dpa/picture alliance)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 12:09 PM IST
AP |

Meet the world's most expensive iPhone, costlier than a Lamborghini Huracan Evo

Only three pieces of this limited edition phone - customised in collaboration with British jewellery brand Graff - are currently available.

The exorbitant price of the exclusive device can be attributed to a centrepiece pendant made of platinum and white gold on the backplate. (Caviar)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 07:25 AM IST

Twitter may face uphill battle in proving trade secret theft over Meta's Threads

Twitter alleged that Meta used its trade secrets to develop its new social media platform, Threads, and demanded that it stop using the information.

Photo illustration: The opening page of Threads, an Instagram app, reflected in an image of Elon Musk.(AFP)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 12:32 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

The Simpsons' predictions strike again! Did the show predict Instagram Threads?

After predicting the Titan submersible tragedy, is Meta's Threads app next?

Did Simpsons predict Threads app?
Published on Jul 07, 2023 10:24 PM IST
ByVrinda Rastogi

TRAI seeks views on ‘selective banning’ of Facebook, WhatsApp during unrest

Trai in the past several consultation papers has set aside the demand for regulating internet-based calling and messaging apps.

The regulator has set August 4 as the last date for comments on the paper and August 18 for counter comments.
Published on Jul 07, 2023 08:58 PM IST

Threads vs Twitter: Which social media app has more control over users' data?

Meta has launched Threads app, a text-based version of Instagram. The app has gained popularity, although it has faced criticism for its privacy policy.

Tech titans Zuckerberg and Musk are engaged in a fierce business rivalry that has even spilt over into a playground spat.(AFP)
Published on Jul 07, 2023 04:34 PM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

Two solar storms on collision course with Earth; to hit this evening: Expert

Expert predicts that two massive solar storms will impact Earth by today, having the potential to cause life disruptions.

Sun constantly emits solar material into space – both in a steady flow and sometimes, more energetic bursts from solar eruptions, called solar storms. (Nasa)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 04:40 PM IST

This YouTuber is the first person to hit a million followers on Meta's Threads

MrBeast's achievement was announced by GWR on Twitter with a video showing the exact moment when his 999K Threads followers turned to 1 million.

MrBeast achieved this feat within a few hours of joining the app on Thursday.
Published on Jul 07, 2023 01:29 PM IST

NBA 2K24 chooses Kobe Bryant as cover athlete for fourth time

NBA 2K24 has chosen Kobe Bryant as its poster boy for the second time, solidifying his status as an iconic figure in basketball and gaming.

Kobe Bryant cover. (Image Credit: 2K Games)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 03:33 PM IST

Elon Musk says ‘cheating is…’ after Twitter threatens to sue Meta over Threads

In the letter sent to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter lawyer Alex Spiro argues that the Elon Musk-owned app's trade secrets were used to build Threads.

Elon Musk has threatened to sue Meta over Threads, an Instagram app, alleging it poached former Twitter employees to create a copycat app. (AFP)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 06:34 AM IST

Newly launched Meta's 'Threads' garners over 30 million users

Late Wednesday, Zuckerberg tweeted for the first time in 11 years — taking a playful swipe at his billionaire rival, who in turn called Instagram fake.

Meta unveiled the app to rival Twitter, targeting users looking for an alternative to the social media platform owned — and frequently changed — by Elon Musk. (AP)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 04:30 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Google working on tech to discern AI-made content: Company executive

Google is developing systems to identify AI-generated synthetic media and combat political misinformation.

The comments come against the backdrop of rising concerns over the use of artificial intelligence-generated text and deepfakes for misinformation.(AP)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:08 AM IST
ByBinayak Dasgupta, New Delhi

Bill Gates jumps into ‘Twitter-killer’ Threads with a GIF, Zuckerberg reacts

Threads, dubbed as a 'Twitter killer', has seen over 30 million downloads within hours of its launch, posing a challenge to Elon Musk-owned Twitter.

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
Published on Jul 06, 2023 09:40 PM IST
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