Current Short News

Please leave a remark at the bottom of each page with your useful suggestion.


Technology News


Which are the world's most cyber-breached countries?

Russia was the world's most cyber-breached country in 2022, according to a report by Swedish VPN services company Surfshark. Russia is followed by China, US, France, Indonesia, Brazil, India, Germany, Australia and Turkey. The 4.7 million email accounts in India that were breached in 2022 represent a 94% decrease when compared to the previous year. readmore...


What routine does the 45-year-old CEO follow to get the body of an 18-year-old?

Bryan Johnson, the 45-year-old CEO of KernelCo who is spending $2 million to achieve the body of an 18-year-old, follows a strictly regimented routine and abides by a vegan diet. Johnson consumes 1,977 calories per day, takes 24 supplements each morning and exercises for an hour. His vitals are measured and monitored regularly, including the number of his night-time erections. readmore...


Jeff Bezos' girlfriend Lauren to lead all-women crew to space on Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is planning an all-women crew launch to the edge of space likely by early next year, with his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez leading the crew. "As much as he (Bezos) wants to go on this flight, I'm going to have to hold him back. He'll be cheering us all on from the sidelines," she said. readmore...


Why are employees fired by Google calling themselves the 'Golden 12K'?

Employees fired by Google are calling themselves the 'Golden 12K', coined by a Google employee who was impacted by the layoffs. Stating his reasons for the term, the former employee said, "Although we didn't make it through this round of macroeconomics + restructuring; we've gained tremendous experience." Earlier this month, Google announced plans to lay off about 12,000 employees worldwide. readmore...


Google only 1-2 years away from total disruption: Gmail creator on ChatGPT

Gmail creator Paul Buchheit claimed that Google "may be only a year or two away from total disruption". In response to a tweet comparing Google's answer to ChatGPT's, he said, "AI will eliminate the Search Engine Result Page, which is where they make most of their money." AI will kill search engine like Google killed Yellow Pages, Buchheit further said. readmore...


New record for talking via brain implant set at 62 words a minute: US researchers

Researchers at Stanford University in US have claimed that a new record has been set for communicating thoughts to words through a brain implant. According to their study, a 67-year-old woman who lost her power of speech because of ALS was able to communicate via implant at a rate of 62 words per minute, 3.4 times faster than previous record. readmore...


Google HR laid off while interviewing candidate, says call was disconnected abruptly

A Google recruiter who has been laid off stated that he was in the middle of a call with a potential candidate when it was suddenly disconnected. "I didn't expect it to come to such an abrupt end," Dan Lanigan Ryan wrote on LinkedIn. "Only a week ago there was talk of...pay rise, I've been caught off guard," he added. readmore...


Top French university bans ChatGPT use to prevent plagiarism

One of France's top universities has banned the use of ChatGPT and all other AI-based tools to prevent plagiarism. "Without transparent referencing...students are forbidden to use the software for...any written work or presentations, except for specific course purposes," Sciences Po said. It added that punishment includes exclusion from the institution or even from French higher education. readmore...


Musk's role in Tesla self-driving claims under probe in US: Report

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly investigating Tesla CEO Elon Musk's role in shaping the EV maker's self-driving claims. As per Bloomberg, the review is part of an ongoing SEC probe of Tesla's statements about its Autopilot driver-assistance system. Officials are considering whether Musk inappropriately made forward-looking statements, the report said. readmore...


Microsoft, ArcelorMittal back US green steel firm in $120 mn round

Boston Metal, a US company that aims to decarbonise steel production, has raised $120 million in a round led by ArcelorMittal, the world's second-largest steelmaker. Microsoft's Climate Innovation Fund also invested in the round. Founded by MIT professors Donald Sadoway and Antoine Allanore, the company earlier raised $20 million in a round led by Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy Ventures. readmore...


Intel shares dip 10% as Q4 revenue falls 32%, net loss at $664 mn

Shares of Intel dipped nearly 10% in extended trading on Thursday after the company posted its fourth-quarter earnings. Intel's revenue in the quarter dipped 32% year-over-year to $14 billion, while it recorded a net loss of $664 million during the period. The company further expects an adjusted net loss of 15 cents per share in the first quarter of 2023. readmore...


Apple to stop mandatory COVID testing policy for employees: Report

Apple will stop requiring employees to get tested for COVID-19 before coming to the office, Platformer's Managing Editor Zoë Schiffer reported. "It's also rolling back its special sick leave policy, which previously allowed for unlimited sick leave for workers experiencing COVID-19 symptoms," Schiffer tweeted. The sick leave policy will end in August, the tweet stated. readmore...


Twitter to let users appeal account suspension from Feb 1

Twitter users will be able to appeal account suspensions and be evaluated under the platform's new criteria for reinstatement, starting February 1, the company has announced. Twitter said accounts will only be suspended for severe or ongoing and repeat violations of its policies. Severe policy violations include engaging in illegal content or activity and inciting violence, among others. readmore...


Mastercard CFO Mehra named among new Salesforce board directors

Salesforce on Friday announced the appointment of three new independent directors to its board. Mastercard CFO Sachin Mehra, ValueAct Capital CEO Mason Morfit and Carnival Corporation's ex-CEO Arnold Donald will join the board on March 1, Salesforce said. This reportedly comes as Salesforce faces pressure from activist investors for better cost control and a management shakeup. readmore...


LG Display posts record quarterly loss in Q4 amid weak demand

South Korea's LG Display posted a record quarterly loss for the fourth quarter as global demand for smartphones, computers and TVs remained weak. The company's operating loss in Q4 was 876 billion won (around $711 million), compared with a profit of 476 billion won in Q4 2021. The company plans to cut costs in the first half of this year. readmore...


Global smartphone shipments suffer biggest fall in Q4 2022: IDC

Global smartphone shipments declined by 18.3% year-on-year to 300.3 million units in the quarter ended December 2022, the largest-ever fall in a quarter, an International Data Corporation (IDC) report said. The year saw shipments of 1.21 billion units, the lowest annual shipment total since 2013. The fall was due to dampened consumer demand, inflation, and economic uncertainties, the report added. readmore...


India's smartphone shipments fall 9% YoY to 152 mn units: Report

India's smartphone shipments declined 9% year-on-year to reach over 152 million units in 2022, according to a research by Counterpoint. Samsung led the market in 2022 in terms of shipment value share with a 22% share, followed by Apple at 18%. In terms of shipment volume, Xiaomi led the market in 2022 with a 20% share. readmore...


Musk 'doesn't seem like' right person to own Twitter: Co-founder

Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone was asked by The Guardian whether Elon Musk was the right owner for Twitter, to which he said, "It doesn't seem like it right now, but I could be wrong." Stone said he made improvements to morale and content policies at Twitter when he returned to the company in 2017. "That's all gone now," he stated. readmore...


Govt appoints 3 committees for appeals against social media firms

The government on Friday announced the appointment of three Grievance Appellate Committees (GACs), which will hear user appeals against content moderation decisions of social media platforms. The announcement also named the chairpersons and members of the committees. The GACs, formed as part of an amendment to IT Rules 2021, will resolve an appeal within 30 days. readmore...


Intel's market value falls by $8 bn after poor Q1 2023 projections

Intel's market value dropped by $8 billion on Friday after the company posted poor earnings projections on the back of a decline in personal computer sales. The company has predicted a loss of $0.15 per share for the first quarter of 2023 and its revenue forecast was $3 billion below estimates. Intel's shares were 6.4% lower at market closure. readmore...


High severity threat detected in Microsoft Edge: CERT-In

Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has shared concerns regarding a high severity vulnerability in Microsoft Edge browser. "These vulnerabilities...could be exploited by a remote attacker to gain elevated privilege and bypass security restrictions on the targeted system," CERT-In said. The security issue can be fixed by installing Microsoft Edge version 109.0.1518.61. readmore...


LG in talks with Tesla, EV startups to supply batteries

LG Energy Solution on Friday said it's in "active discussions" with Tesla and electric vehicle startups to supply them batteries from its proposed Arizona factory in the US. The company is also reviewing investments in building the factory, Reuters reported citing comments made during a conference call. The company reportedly is already a battery supplier for Tesla in China. readmore...


BuzzFeed shares jump 150% on plans to use OpenAI for content

BuzzFeed shares jumped around 150% on Thursday after it announced plans to create AI-powered content. "In 2023, you'll see AI inspired content move from an R&D stage to part of our core business," CEO Jonah Peretti said. In a statement to Reuters, BuzzFeed said it will be using ChatGPT maker OpenAI's "publicly available API (application programming interface)" to develop content. readmore...


Elon Musk meets US House Speaker at US Capitol to discuss Twitter

Twitter chief Elon Musk met with US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries at the US Capitol in Washington on Thursday. Musk said he met with both Republican and Democratic representatives "to discuss ensuring that [Twitter] is fair to both parties". McCarthy reportedly said that Musk visited him to wish him a happy birthday. readmore...


Amazon to sell $123 mn US office complex it bought in 2021: Report

Amazon is reportedly planning to sell an office complex in California that it bought for $123 million in October 2021. The 29-acre property was purchased as part of Amazon's strategy to lock up real estate near big cities that could be used for new warehouses, Bloomberg reported. The company is reportedly expected to take a loss on the sale. readmore...


Meta Quest Pro VR headset pushes the boundaries of mixed reality - Globetrender

Meta has unveiled Meta Quest Pro, a headset that opens up new possibilities for remote collaboration through mixed reality

Meta has unveiled the Meta Quest Pro, a headset that opens up new possibilities for remote collaboration through mixed reality. Rose Dykins reports Meta (formerly Facebook) has shared details of its… [+3473 chars] readmore...


Google slides into Tim Cook’s mentions to promote ‘Team Pixel’ … while tweeting from an iPhone - 9to5Mac

Every so often, we see a competitor throw some shade at Apple on Twitter, and sometimes they do it while tweeting from the very iPhone they are mocking. The Google Pixel team hasn’t learned their lesson, apparently, and sent out a tweet mocking Apple last nig…

Every so often, we see a competitor throw some shade at Apple on Twitter, and sometimes they do it while tweeting from the very iPhone they are mocking. The Google Pixel team hasn’t learned their les… [+1319 chars] readmore...


Microsoft making Xbox mobile game store to challenge Apple's iPhone control - AppleInsider

Microsoft plans to fight both Apple and Google by building a mobile gaming store — but unless assorted governments mandate it, it won't appear in the App Store soon.

Xbox Series X AppleInsider may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on our site. Microsoft plans to fight both Apple and Google by building a mobile gaming store — but unles… [+4998 chars] readmore...


2023 Specialized Diverge STR review: Absurdly comfy, but also heavy and pricey - CyclingTips

30 mm of rear suspension travel, 20 mm of front travel, and clearance for 700x47 mm knobbies is a formula for a good time on rough terrain.

Story Highlights

  • What it is:A radically more off-road oriented Diverge family of gravel bikes.
  • Frame features:FACT 11r carbon fiber construction, Future Shock front and rear suspensi… [+33811 chars] readmore...


Presence: Exclusive Trailer and Poster for New Supernatural Thriller - IGN

Is it madness or the supernatural? That’s the dilemma facing the protagonist of the upcoming thriller Presence, the trailer for which can be seen exclusively here on IGN.

Is it madness or the supernatural? Thats the dilemma facing the protagonist of the upcoming thriller Presence, the trailer for which can be seen exclusively here on IGN. You can watch it via the play… [+1195 chars] readmore...


Need For Speed Unbound Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Running From The Cops - Motor1

The latest trailer for Need For Speed Unbound provides a great look at the actual gameplay so you can see what the racing is like.

Need for Speed Unbound launches on the PlayStation 5, Microsoft Series X/S, and PC on December 2. The latest trailer for it provides a great look at the actual gameplay so you can see what the racing… [+1864 chars] readmore...


High on Life: Hear JB Smoove as Gus the Talking Gun – IGN First - IGN

Get your first listen to Curb Your Enthusiasm costar and renowned comedian JB Smoove as Gus, one of the talking guns in the upcoming Justin Roiland comedy-FP...

readmore...


NEW Specialized Diverge STR Goes Full-Suspension! - BikeRadar

Specialized has launched the Diverge STR, an updated? version of its versatile gravel bike featuring a new Future Shock Rear design, consisting of a flexible...

readmore...


Full Suspension Gravel! Specialized Diverge STR First Ride Review - road.cc

Specialized put itself in a bit of an awkward position last year with the launch of its new Crux. Its cyclocross/gravel bike featured the same tyre clearance...

readmore...


AMD Announces Radeon RDNA 3 GPU Livestream Event for November 3rd - AnandTech

Following on the heels of AMD’s CPU-centric event back in August, AMD today has sent out a press release announcing that they will be...

Following on the heels of AMD’s CPU-centric event back in August, AMD today has sent out a press release announcing that they will be holding a similar event in November for their Radeon consumer gra… [+2357 chars] readmore...


iFixit's Google Pixel Watch Tear Down Reveals Repairability Promise and Concerns - CNET

A look at two big questions: What's inside? Is it repairable?

Google's first-generation Pixel Watch went under the knife in an iFixit teardown video on Wednesday, revealing a slightly messy-looking inside and a clear view that a least some parts of the watch sh… [+1242 chars] readmore...


Samsung releases third One UI 5 beta update for the Galaxy S21 series - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Samsung seems to be moving fast with the One UI 5 development.

Samsung is on a One UI 5 roll these days. After releasing yet another beta update for One UI 5-running Galaxy S22 series, the Korean tech giant is now seeding a third One UI 5 beta update for Galaxy … [+660 chars] readmore...


Alan Wake Remastered for Switch now available - Gematsu

The Switch version of Alan Wake Remastered is now available via Nintendo eShop at a launch discount price of $23.99, publisher Epic Games and developer Remedy Entertainment announced.

The Switch version of Alan Wake Remastered is now available via Nintendo eShop at a launch discount price of $23.99, publisher Epic Games and developer Remedy Entertainment announced. Alan Wake Rem… [+1051 chars] readmore...


Star Ocean: The Divine Force character trailers - Theo Klemrath, JJ - Gematsu

Publisher Square Enix and developer tri-Ace have released a new pair of character trailers for Star Ocean: The Divine Force introducing party members Theo Klemrath and JJ.

Publisher Square Enix and developer tri-Ace have released a new pair of character trailers for Star Ocean: The Divine Force introducing party members Theo Klemrath and JJ. Previous character traile… [+406 chars] readmore...


Google Messages’ latest update might make iMessage users jealous - Digital Trends

Google is rewarding RCS loyalists with features like auto transcription for voice notes in Messages, in-app YouTube video playback, intelligent reminders, etc.

As the tug of war over RCS between Google and Apple continues, new features are arriving for users on the Android side of the ecosystem that are ready to bid the aging SMS adieu. In an official blog … [+3325 chars] readmore...


Microsoft Office Online Server open to SSRF-to-RCE exploit - The Daily Swig

Behavior functioning as intended, Microsoft reportedly says, and offers mitigation advice instead

Behavior functioning as intended, Microsoft reportedly says, and offers mitigation advice instead Windows servers running Microsoft Office Online Server can be exploited to achieve server-side reque… [+2677 chars] readmore...


The MacRumors Show: Dissecting the New iPads and Apple TV - MacRumors

Following the announcement of new iPad Pro, entry-level iPad, and Apple TV 4K models earlier this week, on the latest episode of The MacRumors Show...

Following the announcement of new iPad Pro, entry-level iPad, and Apple TV 4K models earlier this week, on the latest episode of The MacRumors Show podcast we talk through our immediate reactions to … [+1546 chars] readmore...


Hiperwall Certified PCs From Seneca Come Optimized for Extreme AV-Over-IP Video Wall Performance - PR Newswire

/PRNewswire/ -- Hiperwall, the ultra-flexible and highly secure software platform provider for IP-based video walls, today announced that Seneca, an Arrow...

Hiperwall and Seneca offer five specialized PCs designed for video wall control, input management and display output on new dvLED and tiled display video walls IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewsw… [+4943 chars] readmore...


How to uninstall Microsoft Edge on Windows 10? Know here - Economic Times

For users who have been attempting to find out how to uninstall Microsoft Edge from Windows 10, you're not alone. Read to know how can users remove Microsofts browser on their laptop or computer.

Microsoft Edge can be uninstalled from Windows 10. While it's a fine browser, and by far the best one included with Windows 10, it's not for every user. Heres the guide that has all you need to know … [+1267 chars] readmore...


Google's Messages Update Might Cause More Green Bubble Grief With iPhones - CNET

The Android chat app will start allowing message reactions to non-Android phones, but it will do it through repetitive SMS texts.

Google's Messages app is getting a series of updates that will bring the texting app to better parity with Apple's iMessage and Meta's WhatsApp. But one feature, designed to make emoji message reacti… [+2793 chars] readmore...



Credit: InShorts




Write Your Comments or Suggestion...





Sitemap
▾ Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)