World  /  Published 28.05.19

Bezos ex-wife to donate half her fortune

MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Inc chief executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give away half her fortune, estimated to be $36.6 billion, to charity, following a movement founded...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 23.05.19

Siri and Alexa fuel sexism, U.N. finds

Why do most virtual assistants that are powered by artificial intelligence — like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa system — by default have female names, female voices and often a submissive or...
By Megan Specia/ New York Times News Service

Entertainment  /  Published 13.12.19

Elli’s edgy innings

Amazon Prime Original Inside Edge is back last week for a second innings. The series, which provides a fictionalised version of T20 league cricket, boasts of an ensemble cast comprising Richa Chadha, ...
By Ushnota Paul

Entertainment  /  Published 10.12.19

‘Inside Edge’: The charm and challenge of season 2

Thesecond season of the Amazon Prime Video series Inside Edge, a larger-than-life, fictionalised look at what goes on behind the scenes in T20 league cricket, has dropped. t2 recently sat down with th...
By Karishma Upadhyay

Education  /  Published 25.12.18

The disappearing American grad student

There are two different pictures of students roaming the hallways and labs at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering in the US. At the undergraduate level, 80 per cent are US residents. ...
By Nick Wingfield/NYTNS


Technology  /  Published 17.11.19

Earbuds for crisp and clear bass sound

Riversong, a subsidiary of the mobile phone developer, IMG Technology group, in Shenzhen, China, is known for its innovative smart home appliances such as the smart LED bulb I reviewed in an earlier c...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Technology  /  Published 16.11.19

The Fold checks all the boxes for a flagship

Samsung Galaxy FoldPrice: Rs 1.65 lakhIn a world of same-ish slabs we know as smartphones, the Galaxy Fold is an audacious step into the future, even if it has had its stumbles along the way. The Fold...
By Tushar Kanwar

Technology  /  Published 05.11.19

A laser can hack Alexa, Google Home or Siri

Since voice-controlled digital assistants were introduced a few years ago, security experts have fretted that systems like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa were a privacy threat and could be easily...
By Nicole Perlroth/ NYTNS in San Francisco

Bihar  /  Published 28.11.18

Sitamarhi girl lands Rs 40 lakh Adobe job

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Patna student Nancy Kumari has secured an annual package of Rs 40.63 lakh from Adobe Systems India Private Limited, becoming the first from the institute to touc...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna

Style  /  Published 04.03.19

Doing it with elan: Vaani Kapoor talks style

Befikre girl Vaani Kapoor was the star attraction at the launch of Dodo & Moa, a womenswear brand by Zashed Fashiontech on Amazon Fashion in Delhi on Thursday. She answered a few quick questions f...
By Saionee Chakraborty


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