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Big technology firms should be stopped from turning the world into a China, Noam Chomsky says

He is referring to China's social credit system that tracks citizens to award/deduct points on a score determining one's access to services.

25 May 2020 5:08 PM

'Death sentence given over Zoom inhumane, man should have right to see accusers face to face in court'

Singapore court conducting drug trafficking case on Zoom criticised for pronouncing a death sentence over the videoconferencing platform.

20 May 2020 5:28 PM

Can you believe America still uses fax machines?

Public health workers are collecting vital pandemic data over faxes and phone calls in a country that invented the internet

14 May 2020 7:11 PM

No more boring Corona basement persona, musicians are performing as cool avatars on gaming plaforms

Millions are participating on gaming platforms to watch their favourite musicians’ digital incarnations perform through motion capture.

14 May 2020 2:55 PM

How Taiwan kept COVID-19 cases down to a mere 440, despite close ties to China, is a model for the world

The country's speedy, efficient and expert-led action, despite not having WHO membership, becomes a blueprint for infectious disease control

13 May 2020 10:44 PM

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Women in US forced to depend on online pharmacies, googled instructions as abortion clinics stay shut

Abortions using mifepristone and misoprostol pills are safe but the real concern about self-managed abortion aren’t physical but legal.

10 May 2020 8:53 PM

Bride in Bareilly, groom in Mumbai: Bollywood-style big fat Indian wedding now goes online

Eager to go ahead with auspicious dates, couples marry online, complete with cousins dancing in coordination from across various locations

08 May 2020 3:52 PM

Thought H-1B workers had made it? Turns out Google, Microsoft, other tech firms pay them below par

Report says 500,000 migrant workers in firms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Walmart, Qualcomm and Uber are paid salaries in lowest wage slabs

06 May 2020 3:52 PM

Liquor delivery now at your doorstep in Chhattisgarh as web portal, app launched to avoid crowding

The government launched the portal and app after a large number of people queued up outside wine shops, flouting physical distancing norms

05 May 2020 5:47 PM

Unimpressed by online classes, US students of Brown, Cornell, Columbia, other varsities want money back

Some class-action lawsuits seeking partial fee refunds from 26 universities say they are sitting on endowments surpassing USD 1 billion.

04 May 2020 3:45 PM

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Army tells personnel to follow cyber safety precautions while using Aarogya Setu app

Soldiers have been told to ensure their phones have antivirus protection

15 Apr 2020 8:29 PM

How safe is it to conceive amid a pandemic?

Experts share how pregnant women should safeguard themselves during the Covid-19 pandemic

11 Apr 2020 11:16 AM

Tendulkar, Sehwag included in Warne's greatest World ODI XI

One of the all-time greatest leg-spinners in the world, Warne didn't include himself in the side

07 Apr 2020 4:15 PM

Priyanka Chopra to participate in virtual benefit concert for COVID-19

The event will be up live at 5 pm PST on ABC, NBC, CBS, BBC, and other digital platforms around the world

07 Apr 2020 2:19 PM

WhatsApp limits forwards to one chat at a time in India to halt spread of coronavirus misinformation

The messaging app earlier restricted forwards to five chats but it did not prove effective enough against the spread of fake news

07 Apr 2020 2:04 PM

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Aussie cricketers 'sucked up' to Kohli and Co. to protect IPL deals: Michael Clarke

'I feel that Australian cricket, and probably every other team over a little period, went the opposite and actually sucked up to India'

07 Apr 2020 11:09 AM

Anita Katyal: This meal, brought to you by you-know-who

Not just Modi and RSS, even Pinarayi Vijayan wants it known he's been doing good work

07 Apr 2020 10:33 AM

Waqyanavis: So cops looked the other way because Tablighi Jamaat sends over a lot of food?

Maulana Saad reportedly went ahead with the conclave to be one up on his rivals

05 Apr 2020 6:40 PM

Aakar Patel: What will the new economy look like post Covid-19 crash?

The impact on the global economy may last for an entire generation

05 Apr 2020 5:47 PM

Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom expecting a girl

The couple was also set to have a summer wedding, which was delayed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

05 Apr 2020 5:01 PM

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