Amazon plans to fire 10000 employees, layoffs likely to start this week

Amazon is reportedly planning to lay off roughly 10,000 employees as soon as this week. According to The New York Times, citing people familiar with the matter, the upcoming layoffs will be the biggest in the company’s history. Amazon fired roughly 1,500 workers in 2001 during the dot-com crash, though the…

China fights brush fires, extends power rationing in drought

Brush fires have forced the evacuation of more than 1,500 people in southwest China and power rationing for factories has reportedly been extended as weeks of record heat and drought batter the region. Some shopping malls in the megacity of Chongqing have been ordered closed for most of the day to reduce electricity…

Poco tipped to launch Poco M5 4G in India at around Rs 15,000 in September

Poco will reportedly launch a new smartphone, dubbed Poco M5 4G in India “as early as next month”. According to 91Mobiles, citing industry sources, the new Poco M-series smartphone packs a MediaTek G99 chipset that is yet to feature in more mainstream budget smartphones. The report further highlights that…

iOS 15 bug reportedly removes Noise Cancellation feature from iPhone 13 series

If you thought the noise cancellation feature is only limited to the earphones, you probably have read enough about your iPhone. Apple offers noise cancellation features in models including the iPhone 5 and higher. However, the latest bug found in iOS 15 has reportedly removed the noise cancellation feature from the…

After Google, Intel to put unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave

The big tech companies will not be kind towards unvaccinated employees anymore. After Google, now Intel will reportedly put unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave. The company has reportedly asked the employees to submit their vaccination or medical reasons for not taking the vaccine by January 4, failing which…

MacBook, iMac with M1 chips reportedly facing issues with macOS Monterey 12.1 update

Apple started rolling out macOS Monterey 12.1 update earlier this week to both M1- and Intel-based Macs. As users set out to download and install the latest software version, a bug turned the entire experience sour. Some users of M1-based Macs are reporting that they are unable to see the updates on their machines. The…

Google Chrome rolls out critical security update, users urged to download immediately

Google has released a critical update to the Chrome browser that improves its security by patching a zero-day vulnerability that attackers are reportedly already exploiting. The update brings fixes for at least five vulnerabilities, four of which are rated high risk and one critical. After the update, your Chrome…

Vivo V23 Pro with 64-megapixel primary camera may launch next month

NVivo is reportedly planning to launch the Vivo 23 Pro early in January, possibly in the first week. The report mentions January 4 launch date as well. The Vivo V23 Pro will be introduced under the Vivo V23 series, which will take over the V21 lineup of devices. From what we know so far, the Vivo V23 Pro will feature a…

2021 MacBook Pro reportedly giving users SD card reader issues, Apple yet to confirm

Apple’s MacBook Pro that arrived earlier this year is a radical upgrade. That is because of the throwback design that features extra ports that pro users, such as video editors, have been longing for. The SD card slot on the MacBook Pro is a welcome change, but it has become unwelcoming apparently. And now users of…

Realme 9i specifications may include Snapdragon 680 chip and 90Hz display

Realme 9i specifications have been leaked once again. Since the next budget phone is reportedly coming out first thing early next year, it makes sense to talk about it and find out if this could be your next purchase. New rumours suggest that the Realme 9i will be a mid-range phone but it will miss out on 5G. That…