Technology  /  Published 25.03.20

HD, ultra HD transmission suspended on mobile

Video streaming apps like Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video and Tiktok have suspended transmission of high definition and ultra high definition content on mobile networks during the 21-day lockdown period.S...
By PTI in New Delhi

Technology  /  Published 15.06.19

Helo to non-English content

What’s the future of social network? Regional content. And Facebook is not the solution. One of the top drivers in this segment is Helo, a product from the Chinese biggie ByteDance, which is a Beiji...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.20

Clowning about Corona

One viral pandemic is bad enough, but the world at present seems to be dealing with two contagions. Besides the Covid-19 strain of coronavirus that is wrecking lives and economies around the world, ot...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.19

In the footsteps of the Swedes

Sir — Sweden, the country where the plastic bag was invented, has taken great strides in making up for its contribution to global warming. First, it started ‘flygskam’ or shaming frequent fliers...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.06.20

TikTok siblings' dream run

If you thought lavish designer costumes and HD makeup are a necessity for an excellent dance performance, think again.A week ago, hardly anybody knew siblings Sanatan Mahato (24) and Savitri Kumari (2...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


Technology  /  Published 22.06.19

TikTok: Capturing the imagination of a generation

When you open TikTok, the content will hit you like a colourful blaze of song-and-dance videos. Teenagers bouncing around, effect of quick glue on water, dosa making… all playing out to thumping mus...
By Mathures Paul

Entertainment  /  Published 26.10.19

Fit and fab Sophie

TikTok, in collaboration with Voot, has come up with Work It Up, a fitness chat show hosted by Sophie Choudry, from October 13. The first two episodes of the show’s seven episodes featured Kriti San...
By Ushnota Paul

Technology  /  Published 17.12.19

It’s all about the music on TikTok

We have seen some crazy videos on TikTok this year and the rise of several artistes on the video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance. But one of the biggest winners has been music (an...
By Mathures Paul

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.20

Teen kills self over TikTok video

A 13-year-old boy hanged himself at his home on Friday night after his mother scolded him for using her smartphone to record TikTok videos instead of studying and snatched the mobile.The incident came...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 05.04.19

TN court tells Centre to ban Chinese app TikTok

Tamil Nadu High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to ban Chinese video app TikTok, saying it was “encouraging pornography”.Created by Beijing Bytedance Technology Co, TikTok allows users to crea...
By Reuters in New Delhi


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