Monday Brief on Elon Musk: Twitter boss now dares US Senator, gets job queries

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man and new boss of Twitter, is now tweeting so frantically that we journalists can’t keep up. Probably taking advantage of slow weekend hours at his various companies — Tesla, SpaceX, Twitter — Musk has been unusually busy on Twitter. tweeting and replying,…

Twitter rolled out official tag for some accounts, then Elon Musk killed it within hours

Twitter’s experiment with the ‘official’ tag apart from the existing blue verified checkmark isn’t going well, adding more confusion and chaos to the already convoluted verification process. The company’s new owner, Elon Musk, has “killed” the project after some accounts,…

iPhone 15 likely to offer big upgrades over iPhone 14, 5 features we expect to see

Apple launched the iPhone 14 just a few months ago, but consumers do not seem to be too excited about the new iPhone model. That’s because the iPhone 14 isn’t a very big upgrade over its predecessor iPhone 13. The iPhone 14 and 13 are more or less just the same with just a few tweaks here and there. That being…

Facebook-parent Meta likely to start mass layoffs today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg blames overhiring

The tech industry is going through turmoil right now. Twitter just laid off thousands, nearly 50 per cent of its staff in a recent layoff, and blamed revenue drop for it. Following Elon Musk’s Twitter is Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta that is set to layoffs some of its employees. Zuckerberg didn’t confirm the number of…

Amazon Prime Rs 599 vs Rs 459 plan: Benefits compared, which is better

 Amazon Prime is one of the top paid subscription services provided by e-commerce giant Amazon. The Prime service offers a bundle of extra features, including free and fast delivery, free OTT services, ad-free music, in-game content, exclusive access to deals on the e-commerce website and more. The Amazon Prime…

Elon Musk says Twitter users impersonating others will be banned, no name change after Blue Tick

Elon Musk has announced that Twitter would ban accounts impersonating other members if they don’t specify parody in the bio. The decision was announced earlier today after several verified Twitter accounts were found impersonating Musk and even US President Joe Biden. However, this move will have a broader impact…

Netflix finally launches its cheaper, ad-supported subscription plan: Here is how much it costs 

 After months of speculation, Netflix has finally rolled out its cheaper, ad-supported subscription plan. The plan, which is called the Basics with Adverts, will be available in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Spain, the UK and the US. India is not in the list because Netflix…

Nothing Ear (Stick) with 29 hours of battery life launched in India, price set at Rs 8,499

After months of leaks and speculations, Nothing has finally lifted the veil off the Ear (Stick). The Nothing Ear (Stick) is the company’s second pair of earbuds and third product to be out on the market after the Nothing Phone (1). A lot of emphasis has been put on the design of the Nothing Ear (Stick). It is every…

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak not only has Infosys ties but is also a crypto enthusiast 

Sunak is the latest prime minister in UK. And his appointment is historic in several ways. The 47th prime minister of the UK, Sunak is youngest in the country’s history to get the post. He is also the first person of colour — he has Indian heritage — to hold the office. So, what’s the tech angle…

WhatsApp down for millions of users for over an hour. Update: Now fixed

WhatsApp services have been restored after a brief outage. For nearly two hours, the app was down for millions of users in India and worldwide. During the outage, users could not send messages and use services like WhatsApp audio and video calls. Soon after WhatsApp users started reporting problems online, Meta issued…