YouTube bans more than 400 channels over concerns of child abuse

YouTube bans more than 400 channels over concerns of child abuse

In light of the paedophilia ring concerns by users, YouTube has reportedly banned hundreds of channels and disabled comments for content that promoted child exploitation. After top brands such as Nestle, Disney, Epic, and McDonald’s put a halt on their advertisements on the platform, YouTube announced the ban on more than 400 channels over concerns […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, other top officials refuse to appear before Parliamentary Committee

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, other top officials refuse to appear before Parliamentary Committee

Twitter CEO and top officials have declined to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT that had summoned them over the issue of safeguarding citizens’ rights on social media platforms, sources in the panel said Saturday. The Parliamentary Committee, headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, had issued a summon to Twitter via an official letter […]

SpaceX launches Dragon cargo, but fails to land rocket perfectly

SpaceX launches Dragon cargo, but fails to land rocket perfectly

SpaceX on Wednesday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living at the International Space Station but failed to successfully land its booster afterwards. “We have had a great liftoff,” said SpaceX commentator John Insprucker, as the Falcon 9 rocket soared into the sunny, blue […]

Former US President George HW Bush to be remembered at Houston funeral

Former US President George HW Bush to be remembered at Houston funeral

Former US President George H.W. Bush will be mourned on Thursday at the Houston church where he worshipped for many years, a final public farewell before his remains are taken by train to their resting place at his Texas presidential library. The remains of Bush, who died last week in Texas at the age of […]

RBI refuses to state how much destruction of banned notes cost: RTI

RBI refuses to state how much destruction of banned notes cost: RTI

The RBI has declined to reveal the cost incurred on shredding banned currency notes worth Rs 15,31,073 crore which returned to banks following demonetization, an RTI activist said, citing a response from the central bank. To a query under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said the process of […]

US Midterm Polls 2018 – why Donald Trump is unlikely to be removed as US President

US Midterm Polls 2018 – why Donald Trump is unlikely to be removed as US President

Donald Trump faced greater restraints on his presidency after Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives and pledged to hold the Republican accountable after a tumultuous two years in the White House. Trump and his fellow Republicans expanded their control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections, following a divisive campaign marked […]

Congress takes CBI war to street, Rahul Gandhi to lead protests

Congress takes CBI war to street, Rahul Gandhi to lead protests

Amid the battle in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Congress president Rahul Gandhi has announced that he will lead the protest outside the investigative agency’s headquarters in Delhi today. Gandhi took to Twitter and said that outside offices of the CBI nationwide, the Congress party will protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s alleged disgraceful […]

GITEX Technology Week 2018

GITEX Technology Week 2018

The epic Gitex Technology Week (14-18 Oct 2018)  is set to return in the last quarter of 2018. A show of global repute, this mammoth 5-day event is where the tech glitterati converge to showcase and experience the world’s most advanced technology and drive digital transformation. Organised by Dubai World Trade Centre, Gitex Technology Week […]