The world's largest independent cloud computing infrastructure provider, Linode has appointed Will Charnock as the new Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Charnock has nearly two decades of experience in leading technical teams and scaling infrastructure across a range of startups and global organizations, including as CTO at Stackpath. At Linode, Charnock will help the company to strengthen Lindoe's position among hyper-scale cloud… read-more
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SailGP, the organizer of the global sailing championship, has become the first sports organization to deploy a Virtual Video Assisted Referee developed by Tata Communications. The SailGP season 2 will be held across Bermuda, Italy, UK, Denmark, France, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, and the US. The Grand Final of the nine-event season will be played in San Fransico in March 2022. Meanwhile, the V-VAR solution will help to provide umpires… read-more
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The Department of Humanities at Presidency College conducted the 8th edition of its Annual Media Fest “Vrittanta” on July 1 - 2. Ms.Dhanya Rajendran, Editor-in-Chief of The News minute was invited as the Chief Guest. The theme of the fest this year was “Metamorphosis – Renew and Revive”, which signifies the transition that we all traversed through the course of the pandemic. In spite of all the odds that were thrown in terms of offline… read-more
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A journalist and a filmmaker, Prachi Bari's 'Between Gods and Demons’ will reach all your screens on 21st June 2021 via the official YouTube channel RainbowFilms. The documentary is a unique short film that takes the audience on a journey to the Kumbh Mela. The 16 minutes documentary is based on the essence of one of the biggest and most auspicious Hindu celebrations in the country. However, the festival is celebrated for over twelve years… read-more
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Happy Pride to all the queer folks! As the world is celebrating Pride Month, the lack of awareness and stigma surrounding this subject may make many curious about what it is and why it is celebrated. Every year, the Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the LGBTQIA+ community around the world with pride parades that are a spectacle to watch. The reason behind this is rooted in the incident that started this long-standing fight of… read-more
Danmarks Radio (DR), the Danish public broadcaster, has said that the US National Security Agency (NSA) used Danish intelligence to spy on European politicians from 2012-14. According to DR, the NSA used Danish data cables to spy on top politicians, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other officials from Norway, Germany and Sweden. However, it is still unclear that whether Denmark itself allowed the use of its surveillance system… read-more
In a virtual meeting held on May 29, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to conduct the remaining VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season in UAE. As per BCCI, the decision was taken considering the September-October monsoon season in India. For the same, BCCI also asked the concerned authorities to approach ICC seeking an extension of the T20 World Cup 2021 scheduled in October.
Netflix India, through Twitter on May 24, announced the release date of its most-awaited series Money Heist Season 5. The streaming giant made the announcement by dropping a date teaser that revealed that the 5th installment of the series will be released in two parts. While Volume 1 will hit the screens on September 3, Volume 2 is slated for December 3 release. "You can bank on it to be explosive," said Netflix India.
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The e-Court services mobile application which has over 57 lakh downloads is now available in 14 Indian languages, said Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad on Twitter on May 24. The 14 languages offered are English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu. Available for free of cost, the mobile app is useful in finding case details at any time. ‘This… read-more
Indian Ed-tech startup Bada Business started a fundraising initiative #IamOxygenMan in association with Kailash Kher Foundation and ISKCON which garnered over 1 million views on YouTube raising Rs 7.5 crores for COVID-19 relief. The campaign aims to increase the bed capacity from 200 to 2000 for its makeshift hospital for COVID-19 patients in Dwarka, Delhi. Founder and CEO of Bada Business Dr. Vivek Bindra stated that the amount raised will… read-more