Personal data of 500 Million LinkedIn users leaked online

The online network for working professionals, LinkedIn recently suffered a massive data breach in which personal data of over 500 million users were leaked on a popular hacker forum. According to Mashable India, the leaked data consists of personal sensitive information including email IDs, workplace information, contact numbers, full names, account IDs, social media account links, gender details, […]

HarperCollins India presents NOISE by Daniel Kahneman, Cass Sunstein & Olivier Sibony

HarperCollins India is delighted to announce the publication of the book NOISE. Most individuals show noise neglect. Leading to unfairness, inefficiency, and reduced productivity, it pervades everything from medicine, law, public health and food safety to forensic science, bail verdicts, child protection, performance reviews and personnel selection. If one wants better, more […]

Quantifying learning loss during Covid-19: Study

A recent study of national exam scores in the Netherlands, which underwent an eight-week school lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, found that students’ learning loss during the lockdown amounted to about one-fifth of a school year. This was equivalent to the duration of the lockdown, with up to 60 percent larger losses among students from disadvantaged […]

China slaps record $2.8 billion fine on Alibaba after antitrust probe

Chinese regulators on Saturday slapped a record fine of 18.2 billion yuan (2.8 billion dollars) on e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding after a months-long antitrust investigation that was initiated on Christmas eve last year, reports South China Morning Post. The fine imposed by State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) was more than double the previous record of 6.1 billion […]

Paramount delays release of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, ‘Mission: Impossible 7’

Paramount made a number of changes to its release date calendar recently by delaying the opening of several major films. Actor Tom Cruise’s highly-anticipated movies ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Mission: Impossible 7′, among many other tentpoles will not be making it to theatres this summer. As per Variety, in total, 10 films’ release dates were shuffled, with three of […]

Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh mourn the demise of rapper DMX

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh and global star Priyanka Chopra Jonas extended their heartfelt condolences on social media after the demise of popular rapper DMX. The rapper passed away on Friday at the age of 50. Following the news of his untimely demise, the ‘Gully Boy’ actor took to his Instagram handle on Saturday and posted a story in remembrance of DMX, with […]

KSRTC employees’ strike enters fourth day in Karnataka

Commuters are faced with fluctuating travel fares in private buses of Karnataka on Thursday as the indefinite strike of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) employees entered fourth day. The strike is mainly over demand for revision of salaries. Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) employees are also in support of the strike. Private players are operating buses both in […]