Verified Twitter accounts, including Firstpost, hacked to imitate ‘SNL’, offer free cryptocurrency

FP StaffMay 09, 2021 16:13:10 IST Several verified Twitter accounts worldwide were hacked on Saturday and Sunday, after Elon Musk shared a link to “watch Saturday Night Live outside the United States.” Firstpost‘s Twitter account was among the ones that were hacked. Musk had hosted the show on Saturday. Firstpost on Sunday contacted Twitter to alert […]

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96% of users are not enabling in-app tracking in iOS 14.5

Not surprising Early analysis suggests that following the release of Apple iOS 14.5 on April 26, the vast majority of users are keeping in-app tracking disabled. A mere 4 percent of users are allowing apps to track their activity across other companies’ apps and websites. Because honestly, if given the choice, who would say yes? […]

After 15 years, controversial video sharing site LiveLeak has been shut down

In brief: The British video sharing website LiveLeak has been closed down after 15 years of existence. The founder Hayden Hewit announced the site’s closure on Twitter and revealed a new project, ItemFix. According to the founder, one of the primary reasons behind closing the site might have been the cost of hosting it. Founded […]

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Russia releases new single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light: Here’s all you need to know

Abigail BanerjiMay 07, 2021 21:19:04 IST Russia made news last year when it launched and registered the first COVID-19 vaccine named Sputnik V. However, many looked at it with suspicion, as the vaccine hadn’t completed all the phases of clinical trials and the volunteer groups it was tested on were too small. Fast forward to less […]

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Donerail pushes gaming headset maker Turtle Beach to explore a sale – sources

ReutersMay 01, 2021 01:16:32 IST By Greg Roumeliotis (Reuters) – Donerail Group, an investment firm led by former activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP executive Will Wyatt, has amassed a stake in Turtle Beach Corp and is pushing the maker of gaming headsets to explore a sale, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. […]

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New York’s new low-income broadband law is already under fire by Big Telecom

Why it matters: The recent pandemic has forced many families to change. Some are now working from home permanently. Some children have gone back to school, but many are still enrolled in distance learning. So the need for reliable and fast internet connections is more important for more people than it was just one year […]

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EA is developing a Battlefield mobile game for 2022, “Battlefield 6” is coming later this year

TL;DR: The Battlefield franchise is expanding into mobile platforms. In partnership with Industrial Toys and Dice, EA is working on a mobile Battlefield title set to launch in 2022. Besides the Battlefield mobile game, Dice is also developing “Battlefield 6” for consoles and PC, scheduled for a release later this year. Mobile gaming has proved […]

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Ola Electric reveals details of its Hypercharger network ahead of e-scooter launch

tech2 News StaffApr 22, 2021 20:58:44 IST Ola Electric today announced it will establish the Ola Hypercharger network for its upcoming electric two-wheelers, the first of which will be the Ola e-scooter that’s set for launch in the coming months. Interestingly, this announcement from Ola Electric came on Earth Day 2021, and exactly a day […]

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Bezos talks Amazon Prime, employee work conditions, stock and more in annual letter to shareholders

What just happened? Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has published what will ultimately be his final annual letter to shareholders before passing the baton to Andy Jassy later this year. In it, he touches on a variety of topics including Prime, employee work conditions, climate change and more. Bezos said Amazon now has more than 200 […]

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Bajaj Chetak price hiked to Rs 1.43 lakh, bookings for electric scooter closed again

tech2 News StaffApr 15, 2021 19:02:37 IST The Bajaj Chetak electric scooter has received its second price hike in 2021. Launched in January 2020 at a starting price of Rs 1 lakh, the Bajaj Chetak range now starts at Rs 1.43 lakh (ex-showroom), which is a jump of nearly Rs 28,000 compared to its price […]

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