Google I/O Goes Virtual This Year, Will Commence on May 18 and Registrations Are Free

Google I/O is an annual developer conference that started back in 2008. Google I/O has been scheduled for May 18 and will be a virtual event that everyone can attend. Last year, Google cancelled the event due to pandemic-related lockdowns that cancelled large gatherings and while some of the events were shifted to online, Google … Read more

Facebook Portal TV Now Supports Zoom, GoToMeeting Video Calls

Facebook Portal TV will now let you attend video calls from the comfort of your couch. Facebook’s Portal TV will now support Zoom and GoToMeeting. The two video conferencing services, along with BlueJeans and Webex, were already available on Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal+ devices. The new additions to Portal TV should make attending video … Read more

Accused in US Capitol attack suffered delusions, suicidal thoughts

The man accused of ramming a car into two officers at a barricade outside the US Capitol on Friday suffered from delusions and suicidal thoughts, according to US officials. The man who┬árammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them before he was shot to death by … Read more

Schools for classes 1 to 9 in Gujarat closed amid rising Covid-19 cases

The Gujarat government has decided to close the schools for classes 1 to 9 for an indefinite period due to rising Covid-19 cases. HIGHLIGHTS Gujarat schools closed for students of classes 1 to 9 for an indefinite period. The government took the decision due to rising Covid-19 cases. Offline classes for students of 10 and … Read more

Royal Enfield Classic 350, Bullet 350, Meteor 350, others: Domestic wholesales rise 84 per cent in March 2021

The Royal Enfield Classic 350, Royal Enfield Bullet 350, Royal Enfield Meteor 350, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 and Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 are currently sold by the company in India. HIGHLIGHTS Royal Enfield’s domestic wholesales stood at 60,173 units in March 2021. The company exported 5,885 units in March 2021. Royal … Read more

EC responds to Mamata’s letter, rubbishes allegations of voter intimidation at Nandigram booth

Election Commission of India (ECI) has sent a point-by-point response to Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s letter citing concerns over alleged discrepancies during voting at Boyal polling booth in Nandigram on April 1. HIGHLIGHTS EC sent a timeline of peaceful polling at the Boyal booth in Nandigram Allegations in your note’ factually incorrect’: EC to Mamata … Read more

Malaysia security guard eats rice with just onions and garlic for lunch. Heartbreaking viral pic

In a picture that has gone viral on social media, a security guard was seen eating a meagre lunch comprising rice with just onions and garlic. Apicture of a security guard eating a meagre lunch comprising rice with just onions and garlic is doing the rounds of the internet and has left social media users … Read more

Google Is Restricting Apps From Seeing All Installed Apps For Privacy

Google will now restrict Android apps from being able to see which all apps are installed on a smartphone. HIGHLIGHTS Google has announced an update to its Developer Program Policy. The policy update will help prevent applications from viewing which other apps are installed on an Android device. Apple made a similar change to its … Read more

India’s Draft E-Commerce Policy Calls for Equal Treatment of Sellers

NEW DELHI – India will require e-commerce firms to treat sellers equally on their platforms and ensure transparency, according to a draft policy seen by Reuters on Saturday that follows criticism against business practices of big online companies. India has been deliberating a new e-commerce policy for months amid complaints from brick-and-mortar retailers who allege … Read more

Proxy Advisers ISS, Glass Lewis Recommend LG Shareholders Reject Spinoff Plan

BOSTON – Proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services Inc and Glass Lewis & Co recommended separately that LG Corp shareholders vote against the South Korean company’s plan to spin off five affiliates, arguing there is no “compelling” reason for the proposed transaction. LG announced in November that it would spin off a new holding company and … Read more