YouTube no place for harassment: Streaming platform bans implied threats, racist insults
YouTube earlier banned explicit threats, but now "veiled or implied" threats will be barred as well.
Facebook sues Chinese company over ad fraud
Facebook blamed ILikeAd Media International Company and two individuals associated with the compa...
San Francisco: After 45 years, 'Beach Blanket Babylon' to close
The world's longest-running musical, "Beach Blanket Babylon," is closing on N...
Foreign trips may pinch fliers as airfares surge
Flights to US, Europe this holiday season may cost three times more on Jet’s exit. The India-London sector could see new flights, with Vistara and IndiGo possibly starting them next year, but other routes will have to wait. A Delhi-Paris ticket is priced at Rs 1,14,642 against Rs 40,020 in December last year, according to travel aggregator ixigo.
Vinod Khosla’s son adds a funny spin to ‘Is there a doctor onboard?’ meme
Neal Khosla, son of the Sun Microsystems founder, also tagged his father in the joke.
Facebook buys maker of hit VR game 'Beat Saber'
Oculus, which makes Rift and Quest VR headgear, did not disclose financial terms of the deal to acquire Prague-based Beat Games. Facebook is planning a virtual social community where users of its Oculus headgear can "explore new places" via its Horizon virtual world, which is set for a beta launch in 2020.
Facebook agrees to provide additional documents by Nov 26
Under a joint stipulation filed in San Francisco Superior Court this week, Facebook agreed by November 26 to respond to some of the document requests. It also agreed to a schedule to provide additional documents in December and January. FB also faces an investigation by 47 US states and territories over concerns the company engaged in anti-competitive practices.
Facebook says AI getting better at spying unwanted content
People at Facebook continue to try to share video of a horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, with social network systems blocking 95 per cent of those attempts, according to executives.
Suffering from heart trouble? This AI tool can predict life expectancy
Study suggests that AI tools can predict life expectancy of heart patients.
Watch: Fuel storage tanks up in flames near San Francisco
A fire at an oil storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area prompted a hazardous materials emergency Tuesday afternoon that led authorit...
Christopher Columbus statue vandalized with red paint in San Francisco
Several Christopher Columbus statues were vandalized with red paint and messages against the 15th century Italian navigator Monday when the ...
Google Maps now lets users edit their public profile easily
Users, until now, could essentially select their "your contributions" option in the app's side bar to pull up their Local Guide information, assuming they participated and then chose a "view public profile" option from the triple-dot menu.
Xerox considers takeover offer for HP
Xerox, which a day before agreed to jettison a slice of a venture with Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings for $2.3 billion, may be angling to take over the world’s largest maker of personal computers after China’s Lenovo Group. Any deal would buttress its share of the printing and copying market, which has been hard-hit by the global move toward cloud computing.
Employees accuse Google of surveillance at workplace
Some Google employees have charged the tech giant of workplace surveillance, saying they are allegedly being watched via a browser extension in Calendar app. The company was yet to issue a statement on this.
For the love of learning: Moglix boss is a fan of NYC's startup ecosystem, LA's diversity
A common theme that these places share is the appetite to do new things, embrace failures and move-on.
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