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Apple restarts iPhone X production over poor iPhone XS, XS Max sales

California, Nov 23: The hefty price of the newer generation iPhone probably did not work in favour of Apple. The company is reportedly looking at restarting the production of its older iPhone X which had a good response.

According to Mashable, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, which debuted in September, are not selling at a pace the...

Sabarimala row: About 1000 Facebook accounts under scanner

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23: More than 1000 Facebook accounts are being monitored by the Kerala Police as part of collecting information on those who called for agitations against the Supreme Court verdict on September 28.

Based on reports from the State Hitech Cyber Cell and the District Cyber Cell, police registered cases against nearly 40 people in this regard, sources...

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for hiring controversial PR firm

San Francisco, Nov 22: The outgoing head of Facebook's communications team on Wednesday took responsibility for the controversial hiring of a conservative consulting firm accused of using “black ops” style techniques, acknowledging critics including investor George Soros were targeted.

The announcement by Elliot Schrage, who said in June he was stepping down, came after Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl...

WhatsApp Names Abhijit Bose as its New India Head

New Delhi, Nov 22: Popular messaging app WhatsApp has named Abhijit Bose as its India Head, meeting one of the key demands made by the Indian government.

Bose, who will join the messaging platform early next year, will build WhatsApp's first full country team outside of California and will be based in Gurugram, WhatsApp said in a...

Farmers blame Siddaramaiah govt for diluting price norms

Bengaluru, Nov 20: Protesting farmers, who are demanding Rs 200 more per tonne of sugarcane over and above the fair and remunerative price(FRP) announced by the Centre in July, blame the previous Siddaramaiah government for their problems.

The Siddaramaiah government, bowed to pressure from the sugar lobby to forego its power to fix the sugarcane state advisory...

Exposure to traffic noises may up obesity risk, claims Study

London, Nov 19: People who are exposed to road traffic noise for prolonged periods may be at increased risk of obesity, a study has found.

The study, published in the journal Environment International, was based on data from 3,796 adults.

"Our analysis shows that people exposed to the highest levels of traffic noise are at greater risk of...

Congress discarded 'Dalit' leader S. Kesri for Sonia: Modi

Mahasamund, Nov 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged that Sitaram Kesri, who was from a "Dalit and exploited community", was not allowed to complete his term as the Congress president so that Sonia Gandhi could take over the reins of the party.

Speaking at a poll rally here in Chhattisgarh, Modi claimed that Kesri was ousted unceremoniously,...


Facebook investors want Zuckerberg to step down as company's chairman following report

Washington, Nov 17: Facebook investors have called on the company's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to step down as chairman following reports that the company hired a public relations firm to smear its critics, a media report said on Saturday.

The New York Times recently published a report revealing that Facebook at times smeared critics as anti-Semitic or tried to...

Astronomers discover ‘Super-Earth’ orbiting Sun’s nearest star

Paris, Nov 15: A "super-Earth" has been discovered orbiting the closest single star to our Sun, scientists said Wednesday in a breakthrough that could shine a light on Earth's nearest planetary neighbours.

Astronomers studied Barnard's Star, a red dwarf just six light years away -- practically in our back garden, galactically speaking -- and noticed the presence of a...

GSAT-29 communication satellite orbit raised

Chennai, Nov 15: India's latest communication satellite GSAT-29's orbit was successfully raised on Thursday by firing its motors for 4,875 seconds, said the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

The first of its scheduled three orbit raising operations was successfully carried out by firing the liquid apogee motor on board the satellite, it said.

The motor was fired at...