Tag: India

Here’s how much the Samsung Galaxy S10 will cost in India

Looking to buy the hottest new flagship? Samsung has confirmed the pricing and availability for the Galaxy S10 series of smartphones. India will be amongst the first markets for the Samsung Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10 Plus when they start shipping on March 6. Here’s what you need to know. Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 Plus, […]

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Pakistan Offers to Investigate Deadly Suicide Bombing in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan offered on Tuesday to investigate allegations by New Delhi that a Pakistan-based militant group was behind a deadly suicide attack on Indian troops in Kashmir, but he warned that his country would retaliate against any Indian military action. Mr. Khan’s comments […]

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Twitter expands political ad policy to EU, India, and Australia

Following in the footsteps of Google and Facebook, Twitter today announced it’s expanding its political campaign policy and Ads Transparency Center to all European Union member states, India, and Australia. Launched in the U.S. last year, the Ads Transparency Center allows anyone — whether a Twitter user or not — to […]

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A Happy Marriage Between God and Budget Deficits

ImagePrime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan, left, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia during a welcome ceremony for the prince’s visit to Pakistan, in Islamabad on Monday.CreditBandar Al-Jaloud/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images KARACHI, Pakistan — A few years ago, when my wife and I decided to name […]

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India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what Goa used to look like back in its hippie days. The only trouble was, she couldn’t find a picture of herself with clothes on. When hippies traveled overland from Europe […]

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India, Blaming Pakistan for Attack in Kashmir, Promises a Response

NEW DELHI — India on Friday accused Pakistan of orchestrating a suicide bombing that killed dozens of soldiers in Kashmir, the worst attack there in decades, promising an appropriate response and calling on world leaders to isolate its neighbor. Pakistan has denied involvement in the attack, in which at least […]

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Leaked specs reveal what we can expect from Samsung’s upcoming A-series smartphones

With all eyes on Samsung’s upcoming Unpacked event for the Galaxy S10 reveal, the company might also launch three new A-series smartphones in the near future: the Galaxy A10, A30, and A50. According to MySmartPrice’s recent leak, we might also know the phones’ specifications. Let’s take a look at the Galaxy A10, A30, and A50’s […]

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Tech Elites, Donor Class Unite with GOP/Dems to Outsource White-Collar American Jobs

Silicon Valley’s business elites and donor-class billionaires are uniting with elected Republicans and Democrats to ensure that white-collar, middle-class American jobs are swiftly outsourced to mostly Indian and Chinese nationals. A plan known as the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, introduced in the Senate by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), as well as […]

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Google’s Android antitrust troubles reportedly spread to India

Looks like Google might be in some hot water again on the international stage, this time in India. Reuters reported that four sources claimed that the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the country’s antitrust watchdog, is investigating accusations against the tech giant that allege that it is abusing Android’s dominance in that market to crush […]

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Alphabet said to be under scrutiny in India for antitrust violations

Google parent company Alphabet is reportedly being investigated by India’s antitrust body over its alleged abuse of the Android mobile platform. According to a Reuters India article published earlier today, citing four sources with knowledge of the matter, Google is being accused of unfairly using Android to hinder rival services. The Competition Commission of India […]

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After the US, Twitter faces wrath from India’s right wing over alleged bias

Last September, when Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared in front of US Congress, several Republican representatives asked him about the company’s bias against conservatives on the platform. While Dorsey denied this claim, the accusations continued to roll in over the following months. In October, President Donald Trump complained about it […]

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How selfies help Indian women from Delhi’s outskirts claim their right to the city

Taking selfies and posting them on social media is often derided as a narcissistic, self-absorbed, and attention-seeking practice. Filters come in for particular disdain due to the role they play in reinforcing unattainable beauty standards, by making faces lighter, slimmer, and wider-eyed than is natural. Yet feminist, minority, and queer […]

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Google Maps being used for rampant booze-delivery scam in India, severe lack of moderation to blame

IRS agents won’t ask you to pay back taxes with iTunes gift cards, and unverified images on a Google Maps listing don’t necessarily represent the business owner — what seems like common sense to you and I can end up causing a lot of pain and anguish to less discerning individuals. Twitter user @DrunkenPandaman stumbled upon one […]

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