Thousands Of Fake Online Pharmacies Shut Down In INTERPOL Operation
The Interpol (International Criminal Police Organization) has taken down thousands of online marketplaces that posed as pharmacies and pushed dangerous fake and illicit drugs and medicine.
El Salvador Becomes First Country To Approve Bitcoin As Legal Tender
El Salvador’s legislative body passed a law early Wednesday that will make the nation the first in the world to deem bitcoin legal tender.
Apple Pays Millions To Woman After Explicit Photos Posted Online
Apple paid millions of dollars to a student after iPhone repair technicians posted explicit photos and videos from her phone to Facebook
Flipkart Introduces QR-Based Pay On Delivery For Consumers
Flipkart, an Indian e-commerce company, launched a contactless, QR-code-based payment facility for all its pay-on-delivery shipments.
Nigerian Govt Accuses Twitter Of Double Standards, Supporting Secessionists
The Nigerian government on Wednesday expressed doubts about Twitter’s mission in the country, accusing the U.S. technology company of double standards and supporting the secessionists in the west African country.
Money Heist Season 5: Netflix Confirms Release Date
The five first episodes of Money Heist Season 5 will be available on Netflix on September 3, with the five remaining episodes coming to the streaming channel on December 3
5 Women Employees Sue Amazon Over Discrimination
Five female Amazon employees filed discrimination lawsuits against the company Wednesday, as reported by Recode. The women, in their early 20s to mid-60s, alleged in the lawsuit filed in various US district courts that they were retaliated against by “white managers” for complaining internally about race, gender, or sexual harassment or discrimination that they experienced.
China Releases First Images Taken By Martian Rover Zhurong
China released the first images taken from the surface of Mars after landing on a vast plain called Utopia Planitia.
Bill Gates Reportedly Left Microsoft Board Amid Alleged ‘Affair’
Microsoft Corp. board members decided that Bill Gates needed to step down from its board in 2020 as they pursued an investigation into the billionaire’s prior romantic relationship with a female Microsoft employee that was deemed inappropriate
‘Out Of Control’ Chinese Rocket Falls Over Indian Ocean
An out-of-control 100-foot-tall, 22-metric-tonne Chinese rocket has finally fallen to Earth over the Indian Ocean near the Maldives.
Samsung Pledges USD $5 Million To Help India Fight Covid-19
Samsung has pledged USD 5 million (INR 37 Crores) as its contribution to India’s fight against the current surge of Covid-19, providing donations to central and state governments, and boosting the healthcare sector with essential medical equipment for hospitals, as part of its citizenship initiatives
Twitter Suspends Kangana Ranaut’s Account For Violating Rules
The microblogging site Twitter has suspended Kangana Ranaut’s account after she posted texts that violate the guidelines.
Bill Gates And Melinda Gates Are Separating After 27 Years of Marriage
“After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” they said in a joint statement, posted on each of their official accounts.
Qualcomm Foundation And Qualcomm India Pledge USD $4 Million To Help India Fight Covid-19
Qualcomm Charitable Foundation and Qualcomm India Private Limited are pledging USD $4 million to help India fight the deadly second Covid wave that has shattered its healthcare system to its core.
Samsung Electronics Announces First Quarter 2021 Results
Total consolidated revenue was KRW 65.39 trillion, a 6% increase from the previous quarter and a record for the first quarter. Operating profit increased 4% from the previous three-month period to KRW 9.38 trillion as solid sales of smartphones and consumer electronics outweighed lower earnings from semiconductors and displays.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Pledges Support To India Amid Covid-19 Crisis
Apple CEO Tim Cook has pledged support for India’s efforts to fight the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The company will be making donations and aid relief efforts on the ground, Cook said on Twitter.
Woman Sues Reddit For Allowing Child Pornographic Content
She has accused Reddit of distributing child pornography, failing to report child sexual abuse material, and violating the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.
Twitter Removed 50 Tweets At The Request Of The Indian Government
The microblogging site Twitter has removed tweets that were critical of India’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic at the request of the Indian government.
Case Filed Against TikTok Over Collection Of Children’s Data
A former children’s commissioner for England has launched a “landmark case” against the video-sharing app TikTok, alleging that it illegally collects the personal information of its child users.
Adobe Co-Founder Dr Geschke Passes At 81
Dr. Geschke co-founded Adobe in 1982 with Dr. John Warnock, a colleague from Xerox. Their first product was Adobe PostScript, a pivotal technology that sparked the desktop publishing revolution. Dr. Geschke was chief operating officer of Adobe from December 1986 to July 1994 and president from April 1989 until his retirement in April 2000.