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18 October, 2018 5:29 AM Facebook Said to Have Tentatively Concluded Spammers Were Behind Recent Data Breach

Facebook has tentatively concluded that spammers looking to make money, and not a nation-state, were behind the largest-ever data theft at the social media company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The people behind the attack were a group of Facebook and Instagram spammers that present themselves as a digital marketing company, and whose 41

16 October, 2018 9:52 AM Bear Cub With Head Stuck In Jar Freed After 3 Days

On Sunday, wildlife officials in Maryland, USA, managed to free a bear cub that was first spotted with its head stuck in a plastic jar three days ago. BBC reports that the black bear cub, nicknamed "Buckethead", was tranquilised and relieved of its discomfort in front of a crowd at a festival in McHenry. Forest rangers had tracked the 45-kg male bear cub for three 64

12 October, 2018 11:07 AM Shocking Video Shows Gas Pump Go Up In Flames After Car Pulls Away Too Soon

Thankfully, no injuries were reported A cautionary video shared by the City of Hackensack Fire Department shows what could happen if proper precautions are not followed at petrol pumps. Surveillance footage shared by the fire department shows a gas pump go up in flames after a vehicle pulls away while still refueling. According to the fire department 28

12 October, 2018 10:40 AM Facebook Groups Starts Supporting Up to 250 People in a Chat

Social networking giant Facebook is rolling out the ability for members of Facebook Groups to launch group chats that, up to 250 members could join, the media reported. Facebook Groups gives the 1.4 billion active users of the social network a platform to collectively plan events, arrange in-person meetings, or have deeper discussions with their close 51

11 October, 2018 5:26 PM Ganga activist's death: Rahul Gandhi vows to take fight for clean river forward

Agarwal, also known as Swami Gyan Swaroop, was on a fast-unto-death for a clean Ganga. Congress President Rahul Gandhi condoled the death of environmental activist G D Agarwal, saying he sacrificed his life for the Ganga river and vowing to take his fight forward. "He sacrificed his life for saving the Ganga. Saving the river is equivalent to saving 75

10 October, 2018 5:54 AM Facebook Workplace Platform Seeing Growth, Company Says

Facebook on Tuesday hosted its first global summit spotlighting a growing Workplace platform launched two years ago as a private social network for businesses. While Facebook would not disclose exact figures, it said Workplace - a rival to collaboration services like Slack, Salesforce, and Microsoft - has been a hit and that ranks of users have doubled 53

9 October, 2018 10:50 AM Ish Sodhi Tries Out Rap Music And Has His Team-mates In Splits

Ish Sodhi, a decent chess player, now tries his hand at something new. Ish Sodhi, the Indian-origin cricketer, made his Test debut for New Zealand against Bangladesh in October 2013. While he played his last Test against England in March earlier this year. In the 15 Tests that he has played, he has taken 38 wickets, with his best bowling figure for a match 46

9 October, 2018 7:37 AM WhatsApp Builds System to Comply With India's Payments Data Storage Norms

Facebook's WhatsApp said on Tuesday it has built a system that stores payments-related data locally in India, in a bid to comply with a central bank directive that all such data should, within six months, be stored only in the country. WhatsApp rolled out a test of its payment system in India, its biggest market by users, earlier this year. "In response 84

8 October, 2018 6:14 PM Police Official Takes Photos Inside Jagannath Temple, Suspended

The Puri district police on Monday placed a sub-inspector (SI) of police under suspension on charge of posting pictures, taken inside the Jagannath temple, on Facebook, police said. The Superintendent of Police (SP) of Puri district, Sarthak Sarangi took action barely some hours after photos, taken by a police official inside the temple, went viral on social 62

8 October, 2018 11:49 AM Qualcomm to Set Up Its Largest Facility Outside the US, in Hyderabad

Qualcomm will set up up a campus in Hyderabad at an investment of $400 million (about Rs 3,000 crore), which will be its largest facility outside of the United States, the Telangana state government announced on Saturday. The phase-1 of the project will include a built-up space of 1.7 million sqft, housing about 10,000 employees. Qualcomm hopes to start 74