Sundar Pichai announces Google’s $1 bn good neighbour plan

Google has pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley. Chief executive Sundar Pichai announced the initiative, saying the Internet colossus wants to be ‘a good neighbour’ in the area bursting with technology companies. Continue Reading

Iran revokes New York Times correspondent’s accreditation

Iran has revoked the press accreditation for The New York Times’ correspondent based in Tehran without explanation, the newspaper reported today. While the newspaper said it remained hopeful Thomas Erdbrink soon would be allowed to work again, the revocation comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran stemming from President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers a year ago. Continue Reading

Why will New York Times not include daily political cartoons anymore?

The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deemed anti-Semitic. Continue Reading

Infosys sets up innovation studio in London

The facility will provide space for Infosys and its clients to ideate, collaborate and innovate together by combining design and the latest technology offerings, including artificial intelligence, augmented reality/virtual reality, Internet of Things and 5G, Infosys said in a…. Continue Reading

Report reveals shocking truth about Kim Jong-nam’s murder

Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half-brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, was an informant for the CIA whose operatives met him on several occasions, according to a media report. Kim was assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2017 when two women smeared his face with what appeared to be a nerve gas. Continue Reading