Startups and Tech

Xiaomi India MD explains why Redmi K20, K20 Pro are expensive following criticism

The price of Redmi K20 and K20 Pro left many users disappointed as they were expecting the price to be somewhere around Rs 20,000.

OYO founder Ritesh Agarwal to invest $2 billion to increase his stake in the company

Ritesh will buy back a part of the stake held by OYO’s early investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia India’s as well as infuse more capital into the company.

Instagram to now alert violators before deleting accounts

Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would show users a history of the posts, comments and stories that could be or has been removed from the platform.

ShopClues lays off 50% workforce nearly a month after sale to Snapdeal fails

ShopClues reportedly told employees that they will be paid only till July 18 and that they will not be receiving any severance package.

Samsung launches Galaxy A80 in India with rotating triple camera and 8GB RAM

The Galaxy A80's selfie mode in the camera app makes its three cameras pop-up and rotate.

Google, Facebook secretly tracking your porn-viewing habits

A new joint study that investigated 22,484 sex websites using a tool called "webXray" revealed that 93% of pages track and leak users' data to third-party organisations.

Sachin Bansal's fund infuses Rs 20 crore in consumer electronics startup boAt

boAt makes earphones, speakers and travel chargers capable of challenging the likes of Bose and Apple.

WEF Centre to work on drone delivery project for supplying medicines in Telangana

The project will include a comprehensive study of drone-based deliveries for blood, vaccines, medical samples and organs.

Chennai-based security researcher wins $30,000 for spotting flaw in Instagram

This was part of a bug bounty programme where Laxman Muthiyah found a vulnerability that allowed him to hack any Instagram account without consent permission.

Government seeks response from TikTok, Helo on security, 'age gate'

The social media platforms have time till July 22 to reply to the questions or face ban in the country.