Xiaomi Mi 10i with 108MP camera arrives in India at Rs 20,999
Xiaomi has launched Mi 10i in India. The smartphone boasts of features like 108MP primary rear camera, dual stereo speakers and 33watt fast charging. Xiaomi Mi 10i has a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen. The smartphone’s display comes with a Dynamic refresh rate of up to 120Hz and offers a 240Hz sampling rate. Read more.
Elon Musk becomes the richest person on the planet
“How Strange” tweeted Elon Musk reacting to the news that he has become the richest person on the planet. He followed this with another tweet saying “Well, back to work…” Musk’s reaction came in response to a tweet from ‘Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley’ that read : @elonmusk is now the richest person in the world at $190 billion. Read more.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) records best ever Q3 results in 9 years despite pandemic
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) reported 4.1% sequential growth in constant currency in the third quarter. This, it said, was its best performance in nine years in a seasonally weak quarter, as demand from clients remained strong during the pandemic. Compared to the same quarter in the previous year, the growth was 0.4%. Read more.
Co-WIN COVID-19 vaccine smartphone app: What you must know
In order to effectively help people register and deliver the vaccine, the government has announced a new app called ‘CO-WIN’. To get COVID-19 vaccine in India, people will have to register on the app, upload necessary documents and get necessary details. While the app has been already announced by the government, it is not yet available. So, do not search for the Co-WIN app online or on Google Play just yet as you may be directed to download a fake app. Read more.
Lava launches four smartphones in India with option to customise
brand Lava has launched four smartphones in India — Lava Z1, Lava Z2, Lava Z4 and Lava Z6. Besides these handsets, Lava has also announced that it will allow users to customise the specs of the phone as per their requirements. Read more.
Facebook removes Like button from public pages
Facebook Inc has dropped the “likes” button from its redesigned public pages used by artists, public figures and brands. Read more.
Google employees in the US create workers’ union
More than 200 Google employees in the United States have formed a workers’ union, the elected leaders of the union wrote in a New York Times opinion piece. Read more.
Donald Trump’s social media ‘ban’: Twitter, Facebook and more
In a rather unprecedented move, almost every major social media platform has banned or restricted US president Donald Trump. The strong reaction comes in the aftermath of the storming of Capitol building in Washington DC by the supporters of Trump on January 6. The social media platforms have indirectly said that Trump’s posts incited violence and spread hate. Read more.