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  • ‘Like a Warm Hug From an Angel’ Feb 27, 2021 10:48 PM IST

    ‘Like a Warm Hug From an Angel’

    The blankets are “literal lifesavers,” said Subhi Taha, who calls himself “just an average Muslim American” on his YouTube channel, where he has about 250,000 followers.

  • ByteDance agrees to $92 million privacy settlement with US TikTok users Feb 26, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    ByteDance agrees to $92 million privacy settlement with US TikTok users

    ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the short video app TikTok that has more than 100 million U.S. users, agreed to the settlement after more than a year of litigation.

  • ByteDance denies preliminary talks to list TikTok on NYSE - Global Times Feb 17, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    ByteDance denies preliminary talks to list TikTok on NYSE - Global Times

    The newspaper had earlier reported ByteDance was in preliminary discussions to list TikTok on the NYSE

  • Here's a look at Koo, Sandes and other Indian alternatives to Twitter, WhatsApp and TikTok Feb 16, 2021 07:37 PM IST

    Here's a look at Koo, Sandes and other Indian alternatives to Twitter, WhatsApp and TikTok

    Here are some Indian made alternatives to popular social media platforms

  • TikTok hit with consumer law breaches complaints across Europe Feb 16, 2021 04:05 PM IST

    TikTok hit with consumer law breaches complaints across Europe

    Owned by China's ByteDance, TikTok has been rapidly growing in popularity around the world, particularly among teenagers. It faces growing criticism about its privacy and safety policies following a number of incidents.

  • ByteDance may sell TikTok's India business to Glance: Report Feb 13, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    ByteDance may sell TikTok's India business to Glance: Report

    Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp has initiated the discussions between the two firms. However, the talks are private.

  • ‘A Big Relief’ for Woman Finally Free of Gorilla Glue in Her Hair Feb 12, 2021 10:35 PM IST

    ‘A Big Relief’ for Woman Finally Free of Gorilla Glue in Her Hair

    More than a month after her mishap, Brown has had the glue removed from her hair, thanks to a Los Angeles plastic surgeon who spent hours Wednesday using a homemade solvent to get the job done.

  • TikTok sale to Walmart, Oracle stalls as Biden reviews security: Report Feb 10, 2021 07:32 PM IST

    TikTok sale to Walmart, Oracle stalls as Biden reviews security: Report

    TikTok has been in talks with Walmart and Oracle since September to finalize a deal that would shift TikTok's US assets into a new entity to prevent its total ban on use in the country.

  • Instagram says its algorithm won't promote TikTok content on Reels anymore Feb 10, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    Instagram says its algorithm won't promote TikTok content on Reels anymore

    Instagram has updated its best practices for creators, says it will no longer promote watermarked content

  • Instagram, Twitter and TikTok take down hundreds of accounts designed to sell rare usernames Feb 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    Instagram, Twitter and TikTok take down hundreds of accounts designed to sell rare usernames

    Instagram, Twitter and TikTok are banning accounts with links to OGUsers, a group that peddles rare usernames online

  • Instagram working on ‘Vertical Stories’ feed like TikTok Feb 04, 2021 11:21 AM IST

    Instagram working on ‘Vertical Stories’ feed like TikTok

    Instagram is building a Vertical Stories view similar to TikTok

  • New TikTok trend: Gen Z teenagers with 'cool' under-eye dark circles Feb 03, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    New TikTok trend: Gen Z teenagers with 'cool' under-eye dark circles

    The under-eye dark circles trend’s popularity has led to models and makeup artists also recreating the effect.

  • ByteDance says cutting India workforce, unsure of comeback Jan 27, 2021 01:00 PM IST

    ByteDance says cutting India workforce, unsure of comeback

    The move came after India decided to retain its ban on TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps following responses from the companies on issues such as compliance and privacy.

  • TikTok scales down India operations; read full text of mail to staff Jan 27, 2021 12:58 PM IST

    TikTok scales down India operations; read full text of mail to staff

    It is not clear how many employees have been let go.

  • Kuaishou IPO: ByteDance's Chinese rival mulls raising $5.4 billion Jan 25, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    Kuaishou IPO: ByteDance's Chinese rival mulls raising $5.4 billion

    Kuaishou's valuation may double after its Hong Kong IPO and reach at $60.9 billion, up from the $28.6 billion it achieved in a funding round last year.

  • Govt to continue ban on Chinese apps including Tiktok Jan 23, 2021 08:24 PM IST

    Govt to continue ban on Chinese apps including Tiktok

    The government had blocked 59 Chinese apps in June and 118 more apps, including PUBG mobile game, in September.

  • Explained: How TikTok has users in India despite the ban Jan 20, 2021 12:27 PM IST

    Explained: How TikTok has users in India despite the ban

    TikTok despite the ban saw more monthly active users on the platform than the social networking platform Instagram.

  • Global mobile apps spending reached $407 million on Christmas, grows by 35% over 2019: Report Dec 29, 2020 05:52 PM IST

    Global mobile apps spending reached $407 million on Christmas, grows by 35% over 2019: Report

    The mobile spending on Christmas which comprises 4.5 percent of the month’s total spending, reached approximately $9 billion globally from December 1 to December 27.

  • Year-ender 2020 | From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of the year Dec 29, 2020 04:02 PM IST

    Year-ender 2020 | From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of the year

    We streamed, we Zoomed, we ordered groceries and houseplants online, we created virtual villages while navigating laptop shortages to work and learn from home. In many ways, 2020′s pandemic-induced isolation threw our dependence on technology into overdrive, snipping away at our real-life connections while bringing digital relationships to the fore. But for every life-changing Zoom, there was at least one soon-forgotten Quibi. Here's a look at the year's tech winners and losers.

  • Facebook's Collab has officially rolled out, here's everything we know so far Dec 15, 2020 06:48 PM IST

    Facebook's Collab has officially rolled out, here's everything we know so far

    News about the TikTok-like app developed by Facebook first appeared in May, when the app was made available on an invite-only basis. However now, users in the US can download Collab.

  • US court to hear appeal challenging order blocking TikTok app store ban Dec 14, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    US court to hear appeal challenging order blocking TikTok app store ban

    The ban would have required Apple Inc and Alphabet's Google to remove the app from their stores, preventing new users from downloading it or existing users downloading updated versions. It would not have stopped existing users from accessing the app on their devices.

  • The Tech Weekender: Xiaomi overtakes Apple, TikTok most downloaded in 2020 and the smashing entry of Cyberpunk 2077 Dec 12, 2020 04:23 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender: Xiaomi overtakes Apple, TikTok most downloaded in 2020 and the smashing entry of Cyberpunk 2077

    Here are the biggest developments in the world of tech from the week ending December 12.

  • TikTok keeps ticking in US as deadline for asset sale passes Dec 05, 2020 06:23 PM IST

    TikTok keeps ticking in US as deadline for asset sale passes

    The White House claims TikTok is a national security risk because of potential links to the Chinese government through ByteDance.

  • Mili Sarkar, the village teen in the viral ‘sari-back-flip’ video, was once a TikTok star Dec 05, 2020 07:47 AM IST

    Mili Sarkar, the village teen in the viral ‘sari-back-flip’ video, was once a TikTok star

    An intimate conversation with the 17-year-old village girl Mili Sarkar whose Instagram video doing gymnastics in a sari is going viral.

  • Egyptian model Salma el-Shimy arrested for posing at ancient necropolis of Saqqara Dec 04, 2020 08:18 PM IST

    Egyptian model Salma el-Shimy arrested for posing at ancient necropolis of Saqqara

    Salma el-Shimy and her photographer have been accused by a lawyer of disrespecting Egypt’s cultural heritage by posing in a phaoronic-style outfit

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