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Facebook to pay $40mn for inflating data on video ads

San Francisco, Oct 8 ( ) Facebook will pay $40 million to settle a class-action lawsuit for incorrectly calculating average viewing time for video ads on its platform. Advertisers sued the social networking platform for overstating video-viewing metrics over an 18-month period from 2015-16, which led the advertisers paying extra for video ads based on the inflated data, market Watch ... Read More »

Tesla cars to have farting, goat noise as honk sounds: Musk

San Francisco, Oct 7 ( ) Tesla car owners will soon have the option to choose sounds like farting or goat noise for their vehicles’ pedestrian noisemakers and horns, Elon Musk has hinted. Musk also tweeted about adding coconut sound as part of Tesla’s customisation exercise. “Customised horn & movement sounds (coconuts being one, of course) coming to Teslas soon,” ... Read More »

Iran arrests Insta star for posting Jolie-lookalike photos

Tehran, Oct 7 ( ) An Iranian Instagram star who posted her spooky images resembling Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie has been arrested on blasphemy charges, the media reported. Sahar Tabar was detained over charges of “cultural crimes and social and moral corruption”, reports The National, quoting semi-official Tasnim news agency. She altered her face through cosmetic surgery which then resembled ... Read More »

Facebook encryption to make child porn rampant: FBI head

Washington, Oct 5 ( ) If Facebook continues with its data encryption project, it will only help child pornographers flourish on the social networking platform without any control, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray has said. In a speech at the US Justice Department on Friday, Wray said: “When it comes to protecting children, we’re at a ... Read More »

Realme sells 22 lakh devices during festive sale

New Delhi, Oct 5 ( ) Realme India Chief Executive Officer Madhav Sheth took to the Twitter on Saturday to announced that the company has sold over 22 lakh devices during the festive season sale period in India. “2.2 Million+ units it is! The #realmeFestiveDays is a huge success. Thank you guys! The festive season will continue and we will ... Read More »

ISRO to launch GSAT- 7A Communication Satellite

Countdown for the launch of India’s communication satellite, GSAT- 7A begins on Tuesday at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh The Countdown for the launch of India’s communication satallite, GSAT- 7A will begin today at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The Satellite will be launched onboard GSLV-F11 at 4:10 PM on Wednesday. While GSLV-F11 will inject the satellite ... Read More »

Parnami Credits planning to raise funds via NCDs

Parnami Credits is planning to issue of Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) through Private Placement basis. The meeting of the Board of Directors of the company will be held on January 11, 2019, to consider the same. The company is engaged in providing short term, medium term, long term loan to small and medium companies. It also provides financial services to its ... Read More »

Russian cosmonauts undertake spacewalk to solve mystery of small hole in craft

MOSCOW: Two Russian cosmonauts have taken samples of their capsule`s exterior in the sixth hour of a spacewalk seeking to resolve the mystery of a small hole found in the craft docked at the International Space Station, a live broadcast by Russian space agency Roscosmos showed early on Wednesday. Roscosmos has ruled out a manufacturing defect causing the 2 mm-wide ... Read More »

Watch: How India Blasted Satellite 300 km Above Earth With Mission Shakti

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Defence released a video presentation of Mission Shakti on Saturday after successfully conducting an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) test on March 27 from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. The video, shared on Facebook, traces the inception of the plan for the test to the final test where the interceptor missile shot down one of its satellites ... Read More »

First-ever picture of a black hole captured in historic space breakthrough

In a historic step, the first-ever image of a black hole was captured by the astronomers at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the result was announced on Wednesday at 6.30 pm (9 am ET). The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of ... Read More »