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The Disciple — Court director Chaitanya Tamhane’s next movie — is headed to Netflix. The world’s biggest subscription-based streaming service has snapped global rights for The Disciple, which won the award for best screenplay at the 2020 Venice International Film Festival. Tamhane wrote, directed, and edited the Marathi-language movie The Disciple, which tells the story
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Twitter on Wednesday suspended over 550 accounts from its platform in connection with the violence during the farmers’ tractor rally in the national capital on the 72nd Republic Day. A Twitter spokesperson told ANI that the platform has also labelled tweets which were found to be in violation of its “synthetic and manipulated media policy”.
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Flipkart Big Saving Days sale is back this week, in a Republic Day special avatar. Flipkart is looking to take on Amazon’s Great Republic Day sale. The Walmart-owned company is offering hundreds of deals on popular mobile phones, TVs and appliances, and electronics during its five-day sale. Flipkart’s Big Saving Days 2021 sale is now
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Linksys Aware, the motion sensing technology-based service that was introduced last year, has now received a major update at the ongoing CES 2021 and has started supporting third-party Wi-Fi connected devices. The paid service was launched to sense motion in mesh network environments by detecting activities taking place via Wi-Fi signals. It originally used compatible
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Alphabet’s Google on Friday suspended the Parler social networking service from its app store, citing posts inciting violence and demanding “robust” content moderation from the app favored by many supporters of US President Donald Trump. Apple on Friday also gave the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan, pointing to participants using the service
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Donald Trump faced quite a lot of backlash following violent protest at the US Capitol by Trump supporters. The event, that disrupted the Electoral College debate and lead to the death of five people, was said to have been instigated by Trump’s social media messages ever since the November presidential election. As a result, Trump’s
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UK’s competition watchdog said on Friday it has launched an investigation into Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from its Chrome browser, following concerns it would curb rival digital advertising. The investigation will assess whether the proposals could cause advertising spend to become even more concentrated on the ecosystem of Alphabet’s Google
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Elon Musk tweeted “Use Signal” on Thursday, right after changes were made to WhatsApp’s privacy policy that would lead to more data sharing with its parent company Facebook. Earlier today, Musk also tweeted a ‘domino effect’ meme, where he implied that the start of Facebook was responsible for the chaos and violence that took place
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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan will disband Haven, the joint venture aimed at lowering health care costs for their US employees, just three years after launching. The announcement Monday means the three major American companies admitted defeat in their attempt to address one of the most vexing and longstanding problems for employers and employees alike
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Apple has introduced a mentorship programme called Launch@Apple, aimed at helping first-generation college students majoring in finance, economics, and accounting. The programme, set to launch in early 2021, will match students one-on-one with Apple mentors and provide resources for “learning and opportunities for personal and professional growth,” as per a document describing the programme. Launch@Apple
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