Author: Rakesh Sashmal

KMAT 2020 Application Dates Extended Till August 31

  The last date to submit the online application form for KMAT 2020 has been extended. The entrance test conducting body, Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, or KPPGCA, has extended the last date to submit the KMAT 2020 online application form till August 31. The KMAT 2020 registration opened on June 9. Details of […]

Vivo S7 With Dual Selfie Cameras, Snapdragon 765G SoC Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo S7 will go on sale in China from August 8 The phone packs 8GB RAM, up to 256GB of storage Vivo S7 has a 6.44-inch wide-notch display Vivo S7 has finally launched in China as the latest offering from the company. The phone’s big highlight is its dual selfie camera setup in the […]

Artists Are Now Making Masks as Merch

It didn’t take long for fashion brands to recognize that masks are the new normal: Collina Strada, Tory Burch, and countless others have designed them in playful, summery prints. Stars such as Jennifer Aniston, Lady Gaga, Lizzo, and more have all uploaded photos of themselves wearing coverings that not only protect themselves and others, but also stay true to […]

Australia to Make Facebook, Google Pay for News in Landmark Move

HIGHLIGHTS Australia will be first country to make Facebook, Google to pay for news The move comes as tech giants fend off global calls greater regulations Google said the rule ignores billions of clicks it sends to publishers Australia will force US tech giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google to pay Australian media outlets for news […]

IIIT Delhi Student Bags Rs 1.54 Crore Overseas Job Offer

  A student from IIIT Delhi bagged an overseas job offer of Rs 1.54 crore as the institute concluded the placement process recenlty. From India, the highest offer a B.Tech student from the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi) is Rs 43.31 lakh. Recently, tech giants from India and abroad recruited a large number of students […]

Face mask fashion: A mirror on humanity; a quest to be a wardrobe must-have

Face masks have become a ‘don’t-leave-home-without-them’ items for billions around the world. (Representational Image) (Unsplash)       House keys, wallet or purse, mobile phone and …. oh, yes: face mask. Reluctantly for many, but also inexorably in the face of a deadly invisible enemy, small rectangles of flimsy yet live-saving tissue have in mere months joined the […]

A fresher iteration of fashion week transmitted an air of fun or created a void?

      After the Paris Haute Couture Week was streamed on the digital stratosphere, Vanessa Friedman of New York Times wrote, “Honestly, give me the runway. I never thought I would write those words… But what this whole digital experiment ultimately revealed is that, though music and movies have been using fashion to their own ends for decades […]

Google Bans Ads on Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory Content

HIGHLIGHTS Several conspiracy theories are being promoted as ads on Google These include the virus being a hoax or it was created as a bioweapon Google already bars ads with harmful content like “miracle” health cures Alphabet’s Google said on Friday it would prohibit websites and apps that use its advertising technology from running ads […]