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ETtechCalifornia: Data intelligence firm Near has agreed to go public through a merger with a blank-check vehicle in a deal valuing it at about $1 billion, the companies said on Thursday.Near, founded in 2012, offers data insights to companies like ...

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ETtechNew Delhi: US tech giant Apple has stopped accepting debit and credit card payments for app purchases and subscriptions in India, to adhere to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) guidelines on card storage and tokenisation. The company told users ...

US crypto lobbyists in push to contain fallout from stablecoin meltdown

ETtechWashington: The cryptocurrency industry is scrambling to respond to US lawmakers’ concerns about stablecoins following the collapse of TerraUSD, which wiped billions off the cryptocurrency market.The Blockchain Association and the Chamber of Digital Commerce, which represent some of the most ...

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ETtechNew Delhi: Camp K12, an ed-tech startup building a global online school for 21st-century skills, today announced the launch of Hatch Kids, its very own Metaverse and AR/VR creation platform for young learners.Camp K12 originally built the Hatch Kids platform ...

Elon Musk Pauses Twitter Buyout After Report Reveals Biden's Followers are Bots—Almost 50% of Them

Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout is still incomplete due to several issues. One of his major concerns is the spam and fake accounts that are on social media platforms.  (Photo : ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)US President Joe Biden answers a ...

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APElon Musk may find a way to prove his claim that spam accounts on Twitter Inc’s platform are significantly higher than the social media company has estimated, but showing that he and investors were misled will be difficult, legal experts ...

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Ola scales down food business, looks to integrate it with 10-minute grocery delivery

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SMEs face CCI heat as etailers hold back info

ETtechNew Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is currently probing at least half a dozen digital platforms including Amazon and Google for alleged violation of competition laws by Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who have business dealings with leading ...

Rajesh Gopinathan’s compensation jumps 26% in FY22

ETtech Illustration: Rahul Awasthi Mumbai/ Bengaluru: Tata Consultancy Services’ chief executive Rajesh Gopinathan’s compensation jumped around 26.6% year on year to Rs 25.77 crore in FY22, according to data published in the company’s annual report released on Wednesday. This included ...

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law release date confirmed in first trailer

With Moon Knight having concluded, we have two more MCU Disney Plus TV shows to look forward to this year. Ms. Marvel is just a few weeks away, hitting the streaming service on June 8th. She-Hulk will follow this ...

InSight Mars lander is dying and NASA has no plan to save it

Time is running out for one of NASA’s spacecraft. The InSight Mars lander is dying, and NASA doesn’t have any big plans to keep it alive. To be fair, the lander has been on the outs for a number ...

Roku might have just found the next Schitt’s Creek

Roku finally did it, more than a year after the company first dipped its toe into the original programming waters. Over the weekend, the streamer debuted season one of Children Ruin Everything — a comedy from Canada with one ...

How to view saved passwords on Google Chrome

Google Chrome browser on a PC. Image source: Google It can be quite difficult to remember every username and password you’ve ever created. That’s why it’s a good thing Google Chrome comes with a built-in password manager. A password ...

Peacock releases the first trailer for Queer as Folk revival

Two decades ago, Showtime was the only major cable network willing to run LGBT-themed dramas like Queer as Folk and The L Word. And while The L Word: Generation Q is currently on Showtime, the latest incarnation of Queer as ...

Underrated Batman villains that should be in Caped Crusader

The Batman has successfully ushered in a new age for the Dark Knight theatrically, but the brooding superhero is poised to expand his on-screen presence elsewhere. Under the producing capacity of The Batman‘s Matt Reeves, J. J. Abrams, Batman: The Animated ...

New Bros trailer highlights the LGBT romance and comedy

Have you ever noticed that there’s not an abundance of LGBT romantic comedies? Oh, to be sure, there have almost always been gay best friends, as well as gay and lesbian relationships among the side characters. But for films with ...

Stan Lee may appear in future Marvel movies, after all

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ETtech Illustration: Rahul Awasthi Bengaluru: New Delhi-based fintech firm BharatPe has launched a new investment platform for its merchant partners as it looks to ramp up its wealth management play. The platform will give merchants the option to invest in ...

CNN is making a documentary about the fall of HQ Trivia

SOPA Images via Getty Images Which of these has greenlit a documentary about ? Netflix CNN Quibi If you read the headline and correctly chose CNN, congratulations! You’ve won some internet points, I guess. An untitled documentary about the trivia ...

Here’s when you can watch NASA’s exciting Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2

NASA is preparing for Boeing’s Starliner launch with the company’s Orbital Flight Test-2. The mission will see the Starliner spacecraft lifted into orbit, where it will dock with the International Space Station. The launch is scheduled to kick off ...

India to press ahead with strict cybersecurity rules despite industry concerns

ETtech Illustration: Rahul Awasthi New Delhi: India will not change upcoming cybersecurity rules that force social media, technology companies and cloud service providers to report data breaches swiftly, despite growing industry concerns, the government said on Wednesday.The Indian Computer Emergency ...

26 times I almost threw up watching "The Train" episode of 'This is Us'

This Is Us, the NBC drama that made fans sob uncontrollably through six seasons, is coming to an end. And to quote the penultimate episode of the series: “What a big, messy, gigantic, spectacular thing.”While viewers said a brutal goodbye ...

How to Get Play Store on Your Amazon Fire Tablet Quickly

Amazon’s Fire series tablets are an excellent option when considering reliable and budget Android tablets. However, there is a big catch with these devices. Amazon doesn’t allow Google Play Store on their Fire series tablets. So you are forced to ...

'Derry Girls' is ending, but its legacy will live on

It’s the end of an era, folks. Derry Girls is coming to a conclusion and the feeling could not be more bittersweet. For three uproarious seasons, our beloved Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), Orla (Louisa Harland), Clare (Nicola Coughlan) Michelle (Jamie-Lee O’Donnell), ...

Thor 4 director teases romance for the godly Avenger

The title of Thor: Love and Thunder suggests a love story full of thunderous action. And that’s what we’d expect from a movie that has not one but two Thors who happen to have been romantically involved in the ...

How to Enable Snapchat Dark Mode

Want to stop your eyes from burning each time you have to use Snapchat? Try Snapchat dark mode! Dark mode is an awesome feature on both iPhones and Android devices. Mostly because it helps avid phone users reduce the ...

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