CBI books Rolls Royce plc in corruption case

CBI has booked London-based Rolls Royce plc in a corruption case for allegedly paying over Rs 77 crore as commission to an agent to win contracts from public sector undertakings HAL, ONCG and GAIL during 2007-11, officials said Tuesday. The action comes after a five-year-long inquiry by the agency initiated on the basis of a […]

Rolls-Royce’s ex-design chief hired by Chinese limousine maker

limousine for Chairman Mao Zedong six decades ago, is tapping the former Rolls-Royce design chief for its effort to revive the brand.Giles Taylor, a design veteran who helped create vehicles such as the Phantom VIII and the Cullinan SUV for the British luxury marque, will lead Red Flag’s design team out of Munich, he said […]

Google launches ‘The Anywhere School’ with over 50 new features

New Delhi: As millions of students navigate learning from home, Google has announced a new initiative called The Anywhere School, bringing over 50 new features across Meet, Classroom, G Suite and other products to hundreds of thousands of viewers in more than 250 countries around the world. In September, the video-calling app Google Meet will […]

New Hampshire issues new mask mandate ahead of motorcycle rally: “Sturgis was a clear warning sign to us”

While public safety officials likely will handle enforcement of the mask requirements, the state’s liquor enforcement officers will be increasing efforts to prevent spread of the virus at bars, Sununu said. Under current guidelines, patrons can not sit or stand at bars; instead drinks must be delivered to tables. Bars and restaurants that violate the […]

Meghan Markle ‘rolled her eyes’ after Donald Trump tweeted US would not pay LA security costs for her and Prince Harry

“It is thanks to our sources that we have been able to share the definitive story of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.”

Google begins rolling out five new Android upgrades ahead of Android 11’s launch

Finally, Lookout, Google’s computer vision app that helps blind and “low-vision” users perform certain tasks more efficiently, is getting considerably better. Upon downloading the update from the Google Play Store, you’ll be able to use Lookout to scan long documents and convert them into “readable text,” identify products based on their food labels and more.

Twitter starts rolling out reply-limiting feature to all users

NEW DELHI: Twitter has started rolling out its reply-limiting feature for everyone. This means that Twitter users will now be able to control who can reply to your tweets. In a blogpost the company mentions that with this new feature it aims to give more control to the people over their conversations. With this new […]

This is not a drill: Twitter rolls out reply-limiting feature for everyone

In a blog post by Twitter, people who had early access to the feature felt safer and more comfortable tweeting, since they were protected from spam, abuse, and unwanted private messages. It also helps with blocking out noise — 60% of users with the feature during testing didn’t use the Mute or Block features.

Christchurch’s new spring music festival promises top local line-up

The Go Live! Festival will feature a range of shows and special events in late September. It will include a mix of larger outdoor, all-ages concerts and smaller R18 shows across 12 Bar, Dux Central, A Rolling Stone, Grater Goods, Darkroom and Blue Smoke.

AI Magic Makes Century-Old Films Look New

To be clear, you can’t call these restorations of films, because the algorithms aren’t just getting rid of imperfections—they’re actually filling in approximations of the data missing from old, blurry, low-frame-rate films. Basically, the algorithms are making stuff up based on their previous training. For example, the algorithm DeOldify, which handles coloration, was trained on […]