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  • Is Tech Mahindra tying up with a US-based football team? Anand Mahindra's tweet leaves tweeple guessing Sep 18, 2020 02:12 PM IST

    Is Tech Mahindra tying up with a US-based football team? Anand Mahindra's tweet leaves tweeple guessing

    New kits, new deals, new goals?

  • Some Silicon Valley companies mull new salary structure for remote workers: Report Sep 15, 2020 07:25 PM IST

    Some Silicon Valley companies mull new salary structure for remote workers: Report

    Staff at VMware’s headquarters in Palo Alto who moved to Denver, for instance, were asked to take an 18 percent pay cut

  • Chinese embassy in UK demands probe after ambassador's Twitter account 'likes' pornographic post Sep 11, 2020 10:21 AM IST

    Chinese embassy in UK demands probe after ambassador's Twitter account 'likes' pornographic post

    The apparent sexually explicit "like" by the Twitter account of Chinese ambassador to the UK was first identified by a London-based human rights campaigner, who flagged this to other Twitter users.

  • US Election 2020: Facebook, Twitter limit Donald Trump's 'vote twice' message Sep 04, 2020 08:29 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Facebook, Twitter limit Donald Trump's 'vote twice' message

    Recently, Donald Trump suggested that voters in the state of North Carolina should vote twice in the November election, once by vote and once by mail, to make sure their vote was counted.

  • PM Modi's personal website's Twitter account hacked: Who is this John Wick and why did 'he' ask for Bitcoins in return Sep 03, 2020 10:37 AM IST

    PM Modi's personal website's Twitter account hacked: Who is this John Wick and why did 'he' ask for Bitcoins in return

    According to the last of the now-deleted tweets, the hacking of the Twitter account of PM Narendra Modi's website was claimed by a group called ‘John Wick’. However, it denied responsibility for the alleged Paytm Mall hack.

  • Twitter confirms account of PM Narendra Modi's personal website hacked Sep 03, 2020 06:56 AM IST

    Twitter confirms account of PM Narendra Modi's personal website hacked

    Hacking of the Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal website comes after several accounts of prominent personalities were hacked in July.

  • This Idea of reality TV show where billionaires switch lives with their lowest-paid employees sets Twitter abuzz Sep 02, 2020 05:42 PM IST

    This Idea of reality TV show where billionaires switch lives with their lowest-paid employees sets Twitter abuzz

    As the tweet went viral, many reactions started to pour in. While some claimed that a self-made billionaire won’t take much time to double the money and be rich again, others said the idea was not new.

  • Facebook, Twitter suspend Russia-backed accounts aimed at interfering with US election Sep 02, 2020 11:16 AM IST

    Facebook, Twitter suspend Russia-backed accounts aimed at interfering with US election

    Twitter, in a statement, urged governments across the world to "stop such anti-democratic practices"

  • Twitter rolls out Quote Tweets to help users find retweets with comments easily Sep 01, 2020 10:11 AM IST

    Twitter rolls out Quote Tweets to help users find retweets with comments easily

    Quoted Tweets on Twitter is now available for all users and can be shared with text, photos, videos, and even GIFs.

  • Can this relationship be saved? Big Tech and Big Advertisers talk it over Aug 20, 2020 06:07 PM IST

    Can this relationship be saved? Big Tech and Big Advertisers talk it over

    Major advertisers like Clorox and Coca-Cola, along with a number of large advertising agencies, are now pushing the Big Tech companies to give them more control over where and how their ads show up.

  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to apologise for ‘offensive’ tweets, tells SC he is ‘grossly misunderstood’ Aug 20, 2020 04:04 PM IST

    Prashant Bhushan refuses to apologise for ‘offensive’ tweets, tells SC he is ‘grossly misunderstood’

    In a statement on August 20, Bhushan reiterated that the two tweets for which he has been held guilty of contempt, represented his "bonafide beliefs", saying that the expression of which must be permissible in any democracy.

  • Wikipedia locks Elon Musk's page after he begs his Twitter followers to 'trash him' on site Aug 17, 2020 01:43 PM IST

    Wikipedia locks Elon Musk's page after he begs his Twitter followers to 'trash him' on site

    "History is written by the victors… except on Wikipedia," Musk tweeted.

  • The Tech Weekender: 25 years of Internet, iPhone 12 launch delayed, Epic Games' lawsuit against Apple, Google and more Aug 15, 2020 04:09 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender: 25 years of Internet, iPhone 12 launch delayed, Epic Games' lawsuit against Apple, Google and more

    In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ending August 15.

  • Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech's challenge to social media executive order Aug 13, 2020 05:54 AM IST

    Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech's challenge to social media executive order

    Trump issued an executive order in May against social media companies in an attempt to regulate platforms where he has been criticized, just days after Twitter took the rare step of fact-checking one of his tweets about mail-in voting.

  • New Twitter feature lets users limit replies to their tweets, will this make the platform safer? Aug 12, 2020 09:24 AM IST

    New Twitter feature lets users limit replies to their tweets, will this make the platform safer?

    Limiting replies will be useful for Twitter users from getting abusive or derogatory tweets from trolls, apart from irrelevant tweets.

  • Twitter is testing automatic translations for tweets in different languages Aug 11, 2020 10:11 AM IST

    Twitter is testing automatic translations for tweets in different languages

    The new translation feature is being tested on Twitter for iOS and Android apps in Brazil, where all the tweets in different languages will be automatically translated to Brazilian Portuguese.

  • Iran's Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei creates Twitter account in Hindi Aug 09, 2020 07:42 PM IST

    Iran's Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei creates Twitter account in Hindi

    With this Khamenei has also created Twitter accounts in other languages. These include Persian, Arabic, Urdu, French, Spanish, Russian and English.

  • Twitter expressed interest in buying TikTok's US operations, say sources Aug 09, 2020 10:19 AM IST

    Twitter expressed interest in buying TikTok's US operations, say sources

    One of Twitter's shareholders, private equity firm Silver Lake, is interested in helping fund a potential deal, one of the sources added

  • Why is 'Binod' trending? Know all about Indian Twitter's latest viral trend Aug 07, 2020 09:46 PM IST

    Why is 'Binod' trending? Know all about Indian Twitter's latest viral trend

    For the uninitiated, the 'Binod' memes started when a video about weird comments was uploaded on the YouTube channel Slayy Point.

  • Twitter starts labelling government officials, state-affiliated media accounts in some countries Aug 07, 2020 09:24 AM IST

    Twitter starts labelling government officials, state-affiliated media accounts in some countries

    For now, the new label feature will be applicable only to accounts from the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. However, Twitter has hinted that it could be expanded to more countries in the future.

  • Twitter expecting $250 million fine from US FTC for leveraging user data to target ads: Report Aug 04, 2020 01:27 PM IST

    Twitter expecting $250 million fine from US FTC for leveraging user data to target ads: Report

    In October 2019, Twitter stated that it “inadvertently” used its users' personal information like email and phone numbers provided for security purposes to target ads.

  • Donald Trump Jr's Twitter account temporarily suspended for 'misleading coronavirus content' Jul 28, 2020 08:08 PM IST

    Donald Trump Jr's Twitter account temporarily suspended for 'misleading coronavirus content'

    Donald Trump Jr will not be allowed to tweet from his account for 12 hours. He is also restrained from using other features like following users and liking tweets

  • UK criticises Twitter, Instagram for being slow to remove rapper Wiley's 'anti-Semitic' posts Jul 26, 2020 10:51 PM IST

    UK criticises Twitter, Instagram for being slow to remove rapper Wiley's 'anti-Semitic' posts

    Wiley is facing a police investigation after comments appeared on his social media accounts on July 24 asserting that Jews systematically exploited Black artists in the music industry.

  • Twitter sucks, not heard of Facebook in years, says Tesla CEO Elon Musk Jul 26, 2020 03:42 PM IST

    Twitter sucks, not heard of Facebook in years, says Tesla CEO Elon Musk

    Back in May, he had also said “Facebook sucks”, although this comment might have been prompted by Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence head saying Musk did not understand the technology well

  • Trump on his tweets: Regrets, he's had a few Jul 25, 2020 08:15 AM IST

    Trump on his tweets: Regrets, he's had a few

    Trump, in an interview with Barstool Sports, said it's not like the old days when people wrote a letter and let it sit for a day before sending it, giving them time to reconsider.

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