No choice’: Musk defends Twitter layoffs, says company losing $4 million per day

No choice’ Musk defends Twitter layoffs, says company losing $4 million per day

Elon Musk, the new owner of Twitter, has claimed that the major round of layoffs at the microblogging platform was necessitated by the millions of dollars the company was losing every day. To soften the blow, he clarified that all those losing their jobs were offered three months of severance pay, “which is 50 per cent more than legally required”. “Regarding Twitter’s reduction in force, unfortunately there is no choice when the company is losing over $4M/day. Everyone exited was offered 3 months of severance, which is 50% more than legally required,”…

Wipro, Infosys and Tech Mahindra reject freshers after giving them offer letters, cancel many hirings

Wipro, Infosys and Tech Mahindra reject freshers after giving them offer letters, cancel many hirings

IT companies including Wipro, Infosys and Tech Mahindra have revoked many employment letters that they had given to students. The IT firms reportedly cancelled employment after months of delay in the onboarding process, probably because of adverse business conditions. IT companies including Wipro, Infosys, and Tech Mahindra have reportedly revoked the offer letters of many candidates after delaying their onboarding process for months. According to reports, hundreds of freshers who had received offers from the tech giants have seen their offer letters rescinded after a delay of around 3-4 months…

PM Narendra Modi to launch 5G services in India on October 1

PM Narendra Modi to launch 5G services in India on October 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 5G services in the country at India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan on October 1. In a tweet, the National Broadband Mission, which operates under the Ministry of Communications, said, “Taking India’s digital transformation & connectivity to new heights, Hon’ble PM, @narendramodi, will roll out 5G services in India; at India Mobile Congress; Asia’s largest technology exhibition.” Subsequently, on the official website of India Mobile Congress, it was also stated that the inauguration of the event and launch of 5G services will be done by PM Modi. Moreover, Reliance Industries’ Chairman Mukesh…

iOS 16 Is Phenomenal But Here’s Why I’m Switching Back To iOS 15

iOS 16 Is Phenomenal But Here's Why I'm Switching Back To iOS 15

I was beyond exited for iOS 16 but now, as things stand, I’m reverting back to iOS 15. There’s surely, a lot to love about it as well. Read on to know my experience with iOS 16. On the night of September 12th, I was excited beyond measure, thanks to Apple finally releasing the stable build for all iPhones, including 8 and later. The excitement was unfortunately marred by an unreasonably long wait once the update finally showed up on my iPhone 12 Mini. Not only did it take an…

Hughes to provide high-throughput internet service through ISRO satellites

Hughes to provide high-throughput internet service through ISRO satellites

Hughes Communications India (HCI) has launched India’s first commercial high-throughput satellite (HTS) broadband service. Hughes will provide the HTS broadband using the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO’s) GSAT-11 and GSAT-29 satellites. “With the new HTS capabilities powered by ISRO satellites, we are confident that HCI will continue to deliver excellent quality satellite broadband services and further enhance the connectivity experience that accelerates India’s digital transformation. With its inherent advantages and ubiquitous nature, the new HTS service will play a pivotal role in extending broadband connectivity to the remotest locations, difficult…

iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus and Pro models launched: Check prices, specifications and other details

iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus and Pro models launched Check prices, specifications and other details

iPhone 14 launched: Apple has announced its latest set of iPhone’s at premium prices. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have received major changes and advancements. Apple has finally announced its latest iPhone 14 series. The standard model is a minor upgrade over the iPhone 13, whereas the iPhone 14 Pro models have received some major and interesting changes that will surely attract a lot of customers. Apple has even taken wraps off a new iPhone 14 Plus model, which is a replacement for the iPhone mini…

MQ-9B Drones: India will keep an eye on China and Indian Ocean with the same drone that killed Zawahiri, talks in final stage

MQ-9B drones is a variant of the MQ-9 ‘Reaper’, which was used to fire a modified version of the Hellfire missile that killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul last month. India to buy 30 MQ-9B Predator armed drones at a cost of over $3 billion to strengthen its surveillance system in the Indian Ocean region along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China The talks with the US are in the final stages. Officials aware of this development gave this information on Sunday. was used to kill al-Zawahiri…

iPhone 14: May be launching on September 7, new Apple Watch will also be launched

The price of the Pro model of Apple iPhone 14 series will be higher than before. According to a report by Wedbush Analyst, the price of iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max can see an increase of $ 100 i.e. around Rs 8,000 compared to the Pro model of the iPhone 13 series. The launch report of Apple’s iPhone 14 series has come out. It is being claimed that the launch of the iPhone 14 series will be on September 7, although Apple has not said anything officially…

5G launch countdown begins: 5G spectrum assignment letter to all companies, will be launched soon

Airtel has paid Rs 8312.4 crore towards spectrum dues. The 5G spectrum assignment letter was also provided to Airtel within a few hours of the payment. This information has been given by Sunil Bharti Mittal, founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises himself. The auction of 5G spectrum was completed in early August, after which Airtel, Jio and Vodafone Idea are preparing to launch 5G in the country. Now Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has said that the assignment letter of 5G spectrum has been handed over to the Telecom Service…

Soil excavated from water bodies to be used for railway, highways projects

As part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, it has been proposed to rejuvenate 75 water bodies in each district in all States In a move that could expedite the implementation of railways and highways projects across the country, the Union government has asked the Ministry of Railways and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to use the soil/silt excavated from ponds/tanks in all districts across the country under the Amrit Sarovar mission for their infrastructure projects. The water conservation mission launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 24,…