Though leisure and sloth have variously been praised and scorned, a central tension runs through the history of idleness, from the Roman Empire to today: What obligations do humans have to society? And just because you can do nothing, should you?
Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?
As people take to the internet to spread misinformation like cures for autism and encourage AIDS denialism, social media algorithms boost their messages.
H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts
Analysts and sector specialists said that the latest move by the Trump government is not expected to have much impact on the Indian tech sector which has a significant presence in the US.
Silver Lake invests an additional Rs 4,546-cr in Jio Platforms, raises stake in Reliance Industries' digital arm to 2.08 percent
The deal adds to a pile of funds raised by Jio in recent months and comes close on the heels of Abu Dhabi sovereign fund Mubadala Investment Company injecting Rs 9,093.6 crore on 4 June.
Facebook to permanently move to remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease: CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg said that Facebook would start "aggressively opening up remote hiring" in July.
Jio Platforms attracting funds from Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity, highlight Mukesh Ambani's digital-era venture capitalist avatar
In the new normal for Reliance Industries Limited, investors in Jio Platforms like Silver Lake and Vista Equity are more like knowledge and network partners.
Tesler made using computers easier for generations as a proponent and pioneer of what he called “modeless editing.”
Nine-yr-old Shillong girl develops anti-bullying app after facing harassment at school; aspires for Silicon Valley scholarship
Distraught over repeated bullying at school, a nine-year-old girl in Shillong has developed a mobile application which would enable a person to anonymously report such incidents
A government intervention would probably be welcome news to TikTok’s competitors, who have been working from their usual crush-the-upstart playbook.
India emerges third-largest ecosystem for successful startups behind China, US: Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019
Startups leading the pack from the country are payments solutions platform One97 Communications ($10 billion), cab aggregator Ola Cabs ($6 billion), online educator Byjus ($6 billion), and travel-stay finder OYO Rooms ($5 billion).
The criticism came Thursday at a meeting in Atlanta hosted by Facebook
Indian-American US Congressman Ro Khanna on Friday advocated for NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties.
We should celebrate when machines execute and take over dull, repetitive jobs, Toby Walsh says. In this conversation, he speaks about the inherent biases in algorithms, holding tech companies accountable and how the fear about losing jobs to machines is misplaced
Elon Musk's Neuralink is developing a brain implant to connect people’s minds directly to a computer.
Silicon Valley Season 6 teaser unveiled; final instalment of HBO comedy series to premiere on 27 October
The teaser-trailer of Silicon Valley season 6 sees Pied Piper CEO Richard Hendricks make a case for the security of user data at a Congressional committee meeting
The Alexa announcement feature has also been rolled out on all Fire TV devices in some countries.
Bangalore, or Bengaluru, a city of immigrants founded by Kempe Gowda, stands tall as one of India's fastest growing metropolises, housing a whopping 12 million people on its gradually shrinking land. Here's taking a closer look at how it went from being 'Garden City' to the Silicon Valley of India, in the matter of mere decades.
The US probe would focus on accusations Google gave preference to its own businesses in search results.
Tesla expects capital expenditures of $2 billion to $2.5 billion this year.
Head-mounted camera by the gunman, made it harder for Facebook's systems to detect the nature of the video