With an aim to expand its F-series lineup, tech giant Samsung on Friday announced that it is all set to launch a new smartphone — Galaxy F13 — in India on June 22. The company said that the pre-launch website is now live.
New spyware ‘Hermit’ being used by govts
Cyber-security researchers have unearthed a new enterprise-grade Android spyware called ‘Hermit’ that is being used by the governments via SMS messages to target high-profile people like business executives, human rights activists, journalists, academics and government officials.
L&T Infotech opens satellite centre in Kolkata
Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI), a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, has expanded its operations in the Eastern region of the country by setting up a new facility in Kolkata. “The new centre marks the company’s expansion in the Eastern region of the country and is designed to meet the requirements of a futuristic and modern workplace,” Larsen & Toubro Infotech said in a statement. Located at Salt Lake Electronics Complex, the new centre is equipped to house more than 300 employees.
ByteDance lays off over 100 employees
China-based ByteDance has shut down a game development studio, laying off more than 100 employees, media reports said. ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, shut down the ‘101 Studio’ in Shanghai it had acquired three years ago.
Pak energy crisis: Karachi markets to shut at 9 pm
The vibrant nightlife in Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi has been hit with the Sindh province government directing all shopping malls, markets, wedding halls and restaurants to close down early to save fuel and energy.
SpaceX fires staff who criticised CEO Musk
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has fired several employees involved in writing an open letter that was critical of the billionaire’s public behaviour, according to a media report. SpaceX, the private rocket company in a statement on Thursday said that it fired employees who helped write and distribute an open letter criticizing the behaviour of its chief executive, The New York Times reported.
Mamata Banerjee to miss opposition meeting convened by Sharad Pawar
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to participate in the opposition meeting convened by NCP chief Sharad Pawar on June 21 on the upcoming Presidential poll due to prior engagements, a TMC functionary said.
IMD predicts more rain for Chennai
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain in Chennai and the adjoining districts on Monday.
E-paper | 20 June 2022
AIADMK moves HC seeking police protection
The AIADMK today filed a petition with the Madras High Court seeking police protection for its General Council…